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by María Agui Carter
Shrouded in mystery and long the subject of debate, the amazing story of Loreta Velazquez is one of the Civil War’s most gripping forgotten narratives.
Voces, Women and Girls Lead
by Jayasri Majumdar Hart
African American and white Catholic nuns helped make Selma a turning point for the civil rights movement and change the role of the Catholic church in America.
by Kathy Conkwright and Mary Makley
Southern Belle is an insider's look at the 1861 Athenaeum Girls' School where young women from around the world signed up to become that iconic and romantic image of southern identity — the southern belle.
by Karen Skloss
Director Karen Skloss is herself the result of an unplanned pregnancy, and now finds herself pregnant and single in her 20s. She shares this intimate story of two mothers and the circumstances that afforded them very different options.
by Ellen Spiro and Karen Bernstein
Their mothers may be convicted thieves, murderers, and drug dealers, but the Girl Scouts of Troop 1500 want to be doctors, social workers, and marine biologists.
Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead, True Stories
by Beth Harrington
Before Elvis was King, the pioneering women of rockabilly music were queens — rough and ready rebels in a world that was not quite ready for them, blazing a trail that's still on fire.
by Mat Hames, James Moll, and Michael Rosen
When I Rise is about Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student who finds herself at the epicenter of racial controversy, struggling against the odds and ultimately ascending to the heights of international opera.
Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead
by June Cross
A Southern grandmother struggles to help her granddaughter survive the health risks and social stigma of living with HIV in South Carolina.