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Filmmaker Abigail Disney advises 'When a film relies on violence for entertainment, walk out.' Interview No. 12

Jessica Mindich | Posted 04.15.2016 | Crime
Jessica Mindich

Someone dies from gun violence every 16 minutes in America.   YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT is a series of frank interviews with passionate men and ...

Talking With Xriss Jor: Rocking the WIN Awards and Much More

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

It's fun to meet a new singing sensation. Her name is Xriss Jor, she's got one hell of a voice, and she recently performed as special guest -- at Quin...

Jane Fonda at Caroline's Comedy Club: Championing the Equal Rights Amendment

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.08.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Sunday night's Superbowl may have been the focus for a majority of Americans, but a rival event took place at Caroline's Comedy Club, with Jane Fonda as M. C., introduced by Gloria Steinem.

Abigail Disney on Her Powerful New Documentary 'The Armor of Light'

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.18.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

The first time Abigail Disney, a filmmaker and pro-choice, left-leaning feminist, met with the Rev. Rob Schenck, one of the nation's leading evangelic...

I Never Thought I'd Be Friends With A 'Pro-Choice Feminist'

Reverend Rob Schenck | Posted 10.27.2016 | Politics
Reverend Rob Schenck

I've taken some heat for my friendship with Abigail Disney and many others like her. She is an unabashed left-leaning, pro-choice, Planned Parenthood-supporting feminist -- just the kind of person I have spent much of my adult life debating, opposing and, frankly, trying to convert.

Evangelical Pastor Wants ‘Pro-Life’ Christians To Protest Gun Violence

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

Bringing a preserved fetus to an anti-abortion demonstration would have been one of the more politically explosive moments of the Rev. Robert Schenck...

Nancy Pelosi Stops by 21, at a Luncheon for The Armor of Light

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.22.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

This week at a luncheon at 21, the movie's key figures, an evangelical reverend and anti-abortion activist Rob Schenck, and a remarkable grieving mother turned anti-gun activist Lucy McBride, spoke on a panel, raising the film's issue: can you be both pro-gun and pro-life?

Poignant New Documentary Adds Much-Needed Female Voices To The Arab Spring

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.07.2015 | World

A new multimedia documentary project is spotlighting the vital roles of women in the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings. "The Trials of Spring," is a serie...

Gloria Steinem: Reluctant Icon Honored at the New York Women's Foundation Annual Breakfast

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Regina Weinreich

Introducing Gloria Steinem at this year's New York Women's Foundation breakfast to the 2,200 guests at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, Abigail D...

Christina Wilkie

Millionaires Demand Congress Raise Estate Taxes | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - A coalition of three dozen ultra-wealthy progressives, including billionaire Warren Buffett, former President Jimmy Carter, philanthropis...

Sexy Baby Connects the Dots Between Pornography and Mainstream Society

Tribeca | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts

Is the porn world truly seeping into mainstream life, and are everyday people idolizing adult film stars? Sexy Baby is a documentary that examines how our hyper-sexualized society is affecting girls and women of all ages.

Anne Frank's Many Sisters

Abigail E. Disney | Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment
Abigail E. Disney

Sexy Baby is a chance to begin, with neither prurience nor prudery, to figure out how to help our kids navigate sexual waters that are far rougher and more treacherous than ever, so that they can reach the other side of adolescence well-grounded.

A Remarkably Apolitical Political Film

Abigail E. Disney | Posted 10.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Abigail E. Disney

I object to the idea that the personal and the political have nothing to do with each other. I suspect it is precisely this divided consciousness that makes for a political culture as brutal, unkind and ineffective as the one we endure today.

Hillary Clinton's Mother's Day Address at the New York Women's Foundation Breakfast

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.10.2012 | Women
Regina Weinreich

"Do you know what history does to women? You know the fabulous bookcase you see at IKEA? You know how when you buy it, you pick it up in a flat box? History casts women in two dimensions."

Kickstarter Case Study: The Iran Job

Deborah Stambler | Posted 03.26.2012 | Home
Deborah Stambler

The Iran Job follows Kevin Sheppard, an American basketball player from St. Croix who is recruited to play for the Iranian Super League.

The Women Behind 'Peace Unveiled'

Kavita N. Ramdas | Posted 01.02.2012 | Women
Kavita N. Ramdas

"Where after all do human rights begin?" asked Eleanor Roosevelt many years ago. "In small places, close to home, so small you cannot see them on a map."

'Women, War & Peace' is a Must-See Series

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 12.13.2011 | Women
Barbara Probst Solomon

This groundbreaking series must be seen.

Women, War & Peace: Power Breakfast for PBS Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

A new 5-part series focused on the critical role of women worldwide in war-stricken regions is to air on 5 consecutive Tuesdays starting October 11 on PBS, and the mood was fierce to say, without women at the table, there will be no peace.

Brilliant Film Premiers Monday in NYC, Offering Solution to Global Child Exploitation

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Not often does a filmmaker present both an untenable social problem - and its solution. Not often is its filmmaker an artist as well as a banker and ...

Women in the Media: A Night of Recognition

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

The Women's Media Center was packed with women active in old and new media, advocacy, and culture.