May 09, 2019
Motherhood: The Universal Story, in Films
Sharon Knolle in Lists
Motherhood is universal – none of us would be here without our moms. For some, that relationship is loving and supportive; for others, it's fraught with complications. Especially if Mom…...
March 21, 2018
Screenwriter Josefina López on how Dolores Huerta is the Mother of Inspiration
Independent Lens in Beyond the Films
by Josefina López The award-winning screenwriter (Real Women Have Curves), playwright, and activist López writes her own personal perspective on her connection to and parallels with Dolores Huerta's story. I…...
March 13, 2018
Peter Bratt Feels the Calling to Tell Dolores Huerta’s Story
Craig Phillips in Interviews
Filmmaker Peter Bratt's first feature Follow Me Home, a San Francisco International Film Festival Audience Award winner, was produced with his brother Benjamin Bratt, which they followed with the heartfelt indie film La…...
March 07, 2018
From Jane to Dolores, Agnès to Elsa, Documentaries on Unheralded Women Who Made History
Sharon Knolle in Independent Film
In celebration of Women's History Month (every March), we focus on great recent documentaries about great women, all who forged their own path in times and places where that wasn't expected…...