As an ongoing commitment to bring film to our community, RMWF provides one of the largest collections of film featuring the work of female filmmakers. There is a suggested donation to join the Madelyn Osur Film Library. See details below.
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A coming of age voyage in which the children must trek from their adopted city school all the way back to their birthplace in the highest inhabited villages on earth, to reconnect with family and an ancient way of life, to make peace with those who gave them up for a ‘better’ life.
The story of Christa McAuliffe, an extraordinary mother, teacher and role model who lost her life aborted the ill-fated Challenger space shuttle, is narrated by Susan Sarandon and accompanied by Carly Simon’s music. The film illustrates Christa’s compassion for humanity and knowledge in her own words.
CODE documentary exposes the dearth of American female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how this critical gap can be closed. CODE asks: what would society gain from having more women and minorities code and how do we get there?
Neither depressing nor too”medical,” this film is an inspiring exploration of family relations, aging and change between the filmmaker and her mother, who has Alzheimer’s Disease. Nominated for the Best Documentary, 1995 Academy Awards. Winner of the 1995 RMWFF Founders Award.
Heartbroken over an ex-girlfriend, Jay (Nicol Paone) is desperate for attention and fakes a suicide attempt. When she returns home with her best friend Jen (Sarah Burns), she gets more than she bargained for from sympathetic friends in the form of tears, food, and even porn.
Based in Canandaigua, NY and open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the Veterans Crisis Line receives more than 22,000 calls each month from veterans of all conflicts who are struggling or contemplating suicide due to the psychological wounds of war and the challenges of returning to civilian life.
Shot on the border of Thailand and Eastern Burma, this film tells the story of a remarkable community of refugees from Burma working against incredible odds to help their own. A dedicated group of cross-border backpack medics travel at great risk through the jungles of Eastern Burma to treat those living on the run.
“Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels” was born of the tales about Cuba that Marion Kreith told her daughter (Co-Director Judy Kreith) over the years. Marion escaped war-torn Europe as a young girl with her family, evading Nazi capture and crossing the Atlantic to a tropical paradise. Her story mingles with the personal accounts of other refugees who recall their escape to Havana and life in an exotic and unfamiliar land. Film provided by the National Center for Jewish Film.
Vilde (12 ) wants to be the first female ‘Halling’ folk dance champion. A traditional dance for men only. Her greatest challenge isn’t the competition – she’s convinced that her strength and passion for dance and life are helping her beloved grandfather to win his fight against cancer. A beautifully crafted portrait of two generations of sports champs and a affectionate/loving grandfather-grandchild bond.
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.