As an ongoing commitment to build community around film, we welcome you to explore a catalog of titles that have been shown at the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival over the last 35 years. These films celebrate the drive, spirit and diversity of women, while sharing the stories and experiences of those often unheard or unseen.
Kidnapped For Christ
A Christian boarding school in the Dominican Republic which bills itself as a rehabilitation center masks shocking secrets of a behavior modification program that is being forced upon students.
To Be Takei
Over seven decades, George Takei journeyed from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the starship Enterprise, to the daily feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband Brad on this star’s trek for life, liberty, and love.
Born to Fly
Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity takes us on an exhilarating journey with choreographer Elizabeth Streb – pushing the boundaries between action and art and daring us to join Streb and her dancers in pursuit of human flight.
After having been selected for a YDA fellowship, Bailey decided to explore the impact of his father’s PTSD and traumatic brain injury on his family.
Le Semeur (The Sower)
A portrait of artist and seed producer Patrice Fortier, who dedicates his passion and expertise to preserving plant biodiversity.
Air-Mail (“Messages Dans L’Air”)
A young woman lives alone with her cat in a small town. The two are complete opposites: whereas the woman is good-hearted and benevolent, the cat is a hunter-killer type. The young woman has a secret: she is in love with her neighbour, a boxer. Thanks to her cat’s adventures, she will have closer contact with her love.
Mavis! is the first feature documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and The Staple Singers. Featuring powerful live performances and conversations with friends including Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Jeff Tweedy, Chuck D, and more, Mavis! reveals the struggles, successes, and intimate stories of her journey.
The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young
A famous prison escape sparks the idea for a cult-like race that has seen only 10 finishers in its first 25 years. This award-winning, oddly inspiring, and wildly funny documentary reveals the sports world’s most guarded secret.
“T-Rex” is an intimate coming-of-age story about a new kind of American heroine. For the first time, women’s boxing is included in the 2012 Olympics. Fighting for gold is 17-year-old Claressa “T-Rex” Shields from Flint, Michigan.
The Second Mother
THE SECOND MOTHER centers around Val, a hard-working, live-in housekeeper in modern day Sao Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers’ needs. But when Val’s estranged daughter Jessica suddenly shows up the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray. (Subtitled)
4th grader Daniel takes his yearly standardized test and is confronted with the complicated question: What race are you?
Labor of Love
A film about two Colorado ranchers: one a fourth generation farmer and the other in his first year of farming.
Films are available to borrow for all local residents of the Pikes Peak Region. Up to THREE FILMS (3) may be checked out at one time for up to TEN (10) DAYS.
These DVDs are the property of Rocky Mountain Women’s Film. Use is authorized for private home screenings only. Reproduction or public showings of these films, in whole or in part, are strictly prohibited. If you are interested in showing a film to a larger audience, please contact RMWF to make arrangements with the appropriate distributor and/or filmmaker.
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