Texas teenager Tara Neal wrestles through the last year that state guidelines allow her to compete with boys, amid conflict and pressures from family and community.
Filmed by the first-ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this uncompromising film reveals the effects of the Taliban's repressive rule and U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghan women.
When lesbian music student Kristina Boerger moved to a small college town, she didn't find a ready-made community. So she created one around choral singing. Soon, what had initially been a ragtag group of volunteer vocalists became an award-winning recording ensemble.
After surviving a vicious gang-rape attack, a South Carolina woman is transformed into a committed and eloquent activist challenging laws she believes favor prisoners’ rights over victims’ rights.
Recruiting a stand-up comic, a rock band, feuding academics, and Hollywood actresses to his cause, an irreverent filmmaker searches for the secret something that gave Emily Dickinson her poetic power.
Meet the world-class chamber ensemble the Eroica Trio as they navigate longtime friendships, work, home, and the pressure leading up to the premiere of a new symphony.
A look at the life of one of America’s great women photographers, one of the first staff photographers at LIFE magazine, whose Depression-era photos and commitment to social justice inspired concerned artists everywhere.
A portrait of Hawaiian surf legend and community activist Rell Kapolioka'ehukai Sunn, who died of breast cancer at age 47. Rell achieved the stature of an icon for her leadership in a community that loved her as much as she loved it.
A chronicle of the heroism and lifelong friendships of four young non-Jewish women who were imprisoned during World War II for their resistance to the Nazi occupation of France.
Outraged by being forced to retire at the age of 65, Maggie Kuhn formed the Gray Panthers to fight against mandatory retirement and ageism and improved society's treatment of older Americans.