Keyword: womanhood

Don Jon

Don Jon (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 09/26/2013
Jon Martello is a handsome, good old-fashioned guy. His buddies call him Don Jon due to his ability to "pull" a different woman every weekend, but even the finest fling doesn't compare to the bliss he finds alone in front of the computer watching pornography. Barbara Sugarman is a bright, beautiful, good old-fashioned girl. Raised on romantic Hollywood movies, she's determined to find her Prince...
French Women

French Women (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/03/2014
Over an average hormonal cycle, i.e. 28 days, our heroines will take us all around Paris, far from its postcard clichés, unraveled by a chaotic spring season. One of these women, the spine of this story, is Ysis. Ysis is 27 and a mother of four, which might raise an eyebrow or two in these forsaken times, but was the norm 50 years ago. Her path will resemble that of those women who have walked on...

The Homesman (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 122 minutes Release date: 11/06/2014
Dark Girls

Dark Girls (2010)

Rated: None Runtime: 71 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Colorism based on darkness or lightness of skin tone affects African American women every day. This controversial film looks at the causes and effects of colorism with interviews with Viola Davis and other women and eye-opening experiments of how we all view skin tone.
Leonie

Leonie (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 03/14/2013
Leonie Gimour's life spanned continents, wars and cultures in her courageous, passionate quest for freedom and self-expression. As an independent young woman, seeking to overcome restrictive female roles in turn-of-the-century America, Leonie is retained by the famous Japanese poet Yone Noguchi as his editor. Their relationship evolves into a romantic one, but Yone leaves her abruptly when she...
Somewhere Slow

Somewhere Slow (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 01/30/2014
When Anna Thompson gets mixed up in a convenience store robbery, she makes a split-second decision to walk out of her life and into the unknown. On her travels, she meets Travis, a teenage drifter on his own journey of self-discovery.
First Comes Love

First Comes Love (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 07/23/2013
Single and entering her 40s, Nina Davenport wonders if she should give up on finding "Mr. Right" and have a baby on her own. She asks her gay friend Eric for his sperm, enlists best friend Amy to be her birth partner and engages a host of other friends to become a much-needed support system. While pregnant, she begins seriously dating John, who becomes a crucial part of her ad hoc family. The film...
Girl Rising

Girl Rising (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 03/06/2013
The stories of nine extraordinary girls from nine countries are written by nine celebrated writers and narrated by nine renowned actresses. The film showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world.
Dir: Richard Robbins
With: N/A
Stoker

Stoker (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 02/28/2013
After India's father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable mother Evelyn. Soon after his arrival, she comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives, but instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless girl becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Nymphomaniac: Volume II

Nymphomaniac: Volume II (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 01/08/2014
Joe continues to recount her life story to Seligman. She tells him about seeing the Virgin Mary during an orgasm she had when she was young, how her sexual addition began at that time and about seeking therapy. She also tells him about her life with Jérôme and their child, and how Jérôme left with the child when her quest for extreme sensations got her involved in sadomasochism. Seligman...
Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 12/24/2013
Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity. Dickens - famous, controlling and emotionally isolated within his success - falls for Nelly, who comes from a family of actors. The...
Hot Flashes

The Hot Flashes (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 07/11/2013
An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the current arrogant high school girls' state champs to raise money for breast cancer prevention. Sparks fly as the women go to comic extremes to prove themselves on and off the court, become a national media sensation, and gain a new lease on life.
World Before Her

The World Before Her (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 05/08/2013
Twenty young women from across India arrive for an intense, month-long beauty boot camp - they are the hand-picked contestants for the Miss India pageant. Winning the coveted title means instant stardom, a lucrative career path and freedom from the constraints of a patriarchal society. In another corner of India we visit a camp for young girls run by the militant fundamentalist movement. Through...
M Word

The M Word (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 04/29/2014
A struggling Los Angeles television station is threatened by economic downturn, possible in-house graft and massive job loss. Moxie, a children's TV show actress, becomes the de facto leader of a group of women fighting to protect their jobs after their new boss and his second-in-command arrive from New York on a devastating cost-cutting mission

Eternity (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/18/2014

Flying: Confessions of a Free Woman (2007)

Rated: None Runtime: 353 minutes Release date: 07/03/2007
Master storyteller Jennifer Fox uses her own life to explore what it means to be a free woman today. Over a period of four years, she travels to over seventeen countries to understand how diverse women define their lives, and using a camera technique called "passing the camera," she creates a documentary language that mirrors the unique way women communicate. In intimate conversations around...
Dir: Jennifer Fox
With: N/A

Arise (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
This film captures the portraits and stories of extraordinary women around the world who are coming together to heal the injustices against the earth. It weaves together poetry, music, art and stunning scenery to create a hopeful and collective story that inspires us to work for the earth.
Dir: Candice Orlando
With: N/A

Breaking the Frame (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 01/30/2014
This is a portrait of New York artist Carolee Schneemann, a pioneer of performance art, body art and avant garde cinema. Schneemann has been breaking the frames of the art world for five decades, in a variety of mediums, challenging assumptions of feminism, gender, sexuality and identity. Shot over a period of six years, and utilizing a rich variety of film and hi-definition formats, this film is...
Girl & a Gun

A Girl & a Gun (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 76 minutes Release date: 07/02/2013
This documentary explores the female perspective on an object whose history is deeply bound to men and masculinity. The classic Hollywood portrayals of pistol-packing mamas, tomboy sharpshooters, sexually twisted femme fatales and high-heeled, cold-blooded assassins are caricatures. In truth, the typical woman who hangs out at rifle ranges and keeps ammunition in her purse is the girl next door...
Dir: Cathryne Czubek
With: N/A