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Why Women in Film Matter

Vivian Norris | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Without women's stories, we see only half of our world. Without women filmmakers showing us what it really means to be a woman within what has long been a patriarchal society, we cannot appreciate the many struggles women have experienced, nor the sweetness of the victories won.

WATCH: 'For The Speed Sisters, The Finish Line Is Only The Beginning'

Posted 06.10.2013 | Women

A group of Palestinian women have found an incredible way to assert their independence -- racecar driving. "Speed Sisters," a documentary in produ...

Money Bomb for Filmmakers: Crowdfunding Platforms

Yvonna Russell | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Yvonna Russell

Hopefully gone are the days when filmmakers raised funds for their films by any means necessary. Now, crowdfunding platforms are the way to finance film projects through individuals on the web.

Sarabah: A Female Rapper Wrestles With A Taboo Subject

Michal Shapiro | Posted 03.12.2012 | Impact
Michal Shapiro

Fatou is a driven woman. She was driven to rise to being one of the most recognized rappers in her homeland of Senegal, and now she is driven to stop the practice of female genital cutting.

Women-Made Films Mostly Ignored by the National Film Registry. Why?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Tucker

The situation for women who want to make movies is grim. Despite the fact that film schools graduate as many women as men, just 4% of Hollywood directors are women.