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This new selection of films features the unique portraits of Muslim women that challenge conventional stereotypes about their lives in the Islamic world and in the US. Trailers and clips are available for nearly all new titles on our YouTube2016 Playlist.
PLAYING WITH FIRE: WOMEN ACTORS OF AFGHANISTAN: examines how in the wake of the Taliban, theater in Afghanistan is resurgent, but women face a great risk in participation. The film introduces six women who brave fundamentalism and traditions to pursue their dreams.
SONITA: winner of both the Sundance Best Documentary and Audience awards, profiles the extraordinary story of the Afghan refugee turned rapper, who bravely takes a stand against child marriage.
These compelling and untold stories of
Muslim women are a great addition to any
program and classroom!
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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, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.