3 FILMS FOR $295! 
A scene from ILLUSIONS , directed by Julie Dash
It was an honor to launch Black History Month with the announcement of a dynamic program featuring 17 Women Make Movies films in the  BAMCinematek series, "One Way or Another: Black Women's Cinema, 1970-1991." 

This critically acclaimed program runs February 3rd-23rd, and showcases award-winning films by early Black women film directors.  The work of these pioneering directors broke barriers and blazed trails for this current generation of filmmakers, visionaries, and media makers, and those to come. 

As we celebrate Black History Month, join us in heralding the groundbreaking achievements of Black women in cinema! 

Buy any 3 films for $295, and get each additional film  from the collection for $99!
Use coupon code BAM17. Offer Expires March 31, 2017.

See ordering information below. Click on the images/titles for more information. 

"Dancer Linda Martina Young portrays the four Black women described in   Julie Dash's dance film set to Nina Simone's stirring ballad."
- UCLA Film & 
Television Archive

"One of the most brilliant achievements in style and concept in recent 
American filmmaking..."
- Clyde Taylor, 
Guest Curator Whitney Museum of Art
prairie house

"Celebrates the nourishing, uplifting effect of visions but makes very clear their terrible 
pain and cost."
- Jennifer Dunning,
New York Times
remembering thelma

Guggenheim Award-winning filmmaker Kathe Sandler provides viewers with a lively profile of dance instructor and performer Thelma Hill.


"Pays homage to this exceptional woman while disclosing the illusions inherent in notions 
of gender."
- Martha Gever


Two adolescent girls get into a fight at school and are suspended. The incident is the focal point for an examination of racial attitudes within both girls' families as well as institutional racism in school.

"**** Entrancing. Displays warmth and a down-to-earth quality that coincides with the author's writings. This wonderful portrait is a mixture of beautiful pacing and personal artistic vision."
- American Film and Video Association Evaluations
a different image

"Extraordinary, a fresh and clear expression of an acute sensibility."
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

perfect image

Bright and imaginative in its approach to its subject, PERFECT IMAGE? exposes stereotypical images of Black women and explores women's own ideas of self-worth.  


"What is marvelous about this film is that it makes clear that Fannie Drayton has got a life outside her job... and that what she really loves is that other life and that independence."
- Valerie Smith
Interviewed in Iris: 
A Journal About Women
your children come back to you

"Director Alile Sharon Larkin's film masterfully presents a child's perspective on wealth and social inequality."
- Samuel B. Prime


"A brilliantly innovative reflection on Black womanhood."
- Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times

on becoming a woman 

"An excellent resource for schools, churches and community groups that are working to prevent
 teen pregnancy."
Marian Wright Edelman
Children's Defense Fund
the maids

"Provides a unique, insightful look into one of the last vestiges of colonial relations between blacks and whites."
- Kimberly Everett
Media Alternative Project

Picking Tribes

"A delightful, provocative film invoking a universal response to the  search for identity."
- Newark Black Film Festival


"...A catalyst for in-depth discussions of intimate relationships.  Dynamic 
and entertaining!"
- Gloria Gibson-Hudson
Black Film Center Archive, Indiana University
Ordering Information

Call or email to place your order for any 3 or more titles from the Black Women in Cinema film collection. There is a 3 title minimum on this special offer.

Use coupon code BAM17.  Offer expires March 31, 2017.

Call: 212-925-0606 x 360

About WMM:

Since our beginnings in 1972, WMM has grown from a feminist filmmakers' collective into an industry-leading nonprofit media arts organization and distributor. For over 40 years, WMM has transformed the landscape of filmmaking for women directors and producers, bringing the issues facing women around the world to screens everywhere. Now, with more than 550 films in our catalog, including Academy┬«, Emmy┬«, Peabody and Sundance nominees and award winners, WMM is the largest distributor of films by and about women in the world. Women Make Movies. By Women. About Women. For Everyone. 

Women Make Movies gratefully acknowledges the support of our funders: The National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The Andy Warhol Foundation, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and the Nathan Cummings Foundation, with the encouragement of Rebecca Gregg.