Movie Recommendations

The Women’s List is Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ look at fifteen women who define contemporary American culture, featuring women like Madeleine Albright and Shonda Rhimes. 

The Empowerment Project is is the incredible journey of a crew of female filmmakers driving across America to encourage, empower, and inspire the next generation of strong women to go after their career ambitions. Driving over 7,000 miles from Los Angeles to New York over the course of 30 days, the documentary spotlights 17 positive and powerful women leaders across a variety of lifestyles and industries.

A Walk to Beautiful tells the story of five women in Ethiopia suffering from devastating childbirth injuries, rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities.

The Edge of Joy tells the story of maternal mortality and the Nigerian effort to save Muslim mother’s lives as well as introduce family planning.

Athena Film Festival: A Celebration of Women and Leadership is an engaging weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlight women’s leadership in real life and the fictional world.

Born into Brothels:  Calcutta’s Red Light Kids an academy award wining documentary about the cyclical nature of prostitution and shows that some children escape.