We are proud to announce that the new2016/17 Digital Online Catalogis here. This special collection of new releases covers critical issues about sexual exploitation, violence against women, and rape culture that presently permeate US and international societies. These powerful stories feature formidable women who turn from tragedy to triumph, and inspire effective advocacy. Trailers and clips are available for nearly all new titles on our YouTube 2016 Playlist.
New releases include:
BRAVE MISS WORLD:a special, new educational edition of the groundbreaking and inspiring film about Linor Abargil, the Miss Universe winner turned advocate for sexual assault survivors.
UNAFRAID: VOICES FROM THE CRIME VICTIMS TREATMENT CENTER:gives voice to several rape survivors and unsung feminist heroes in the movement for victims' rights. The film explores the impact of rape, the invention of the rape kit, and the capacity of ordinary individuals to effect change.
DREAMCATCHER: Kim Longinotto's newest film, winner of Best Director award at Sundance, is the compelling and motivational story of the work of Brenda Myers-Powell who helps women and girls out of sex trafficking in Chicago.
INDIA'S DAUGHTER: the Peabody Award-winning documentary follows the harrowing journey of a promising medical student whose gang rape and subsequent death sparked a global outry against sexual violence.
This catalog features important and moving stories
about violence against women, all of which create vital dialogue needed
to effectively address and end the acceptance of rape culture,
sexual assault, and other forms of violence.
Download a digital copy of the 2016/17 Digital Online Catalog now. Click through the catalog and order directly from each hyper-linked page. We know that you will find the new catalog and this dynamic collection incredibly resourceful! Also check out some of our best selling VAW titles below.
IT WAS RAPE
LIFE AFTER MANSON
SIN BY SILENCE
AFTER THE RAPE
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.