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Dolores Huerta at a press conference, as seen in the movie Dolores
Independent Film

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…...

Maya Angelou headscarf at fence headscarf, credit: Wayne Miller/Magnum
Lists

March 22, 2017

Nine Great Documentaries About Women Activists

Sharon Knolle in Lists

As Women’s History Month continues, we’re shining the spotlight on women activists who faced down injustice, pioneered paths for other women and girls, or have fought heroically trying to save…...

Lists

March 05, 2015

Celebrate Women’s History Month with These Docs

Independent Lens in Lists

March is Women's History Month, and, like a lot of people, we feel like women should be honored and celebrated every day of the year, but the idea behind an…...

March 01, 2012

Month-Long Women and Girls Lead Online Film Festival Kicks Off

Brooke Shelby Biggs in Uncategorized

Women and Girls Lead, a public media campaign designed to uplift, empower, and celebrate women who are making change around the world, is honoring Women's History Month with a month-long…...