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Girl Wrestler

by Diane Zander

Texas teenager Tara Neal wrestles through the last year that state guidelines allow her to compete with boys, amid conflict and pressures from family and community.

Independent Lens, True Stories

A Girl's Life

by Tug Yourgrau

Author Rachel Simmons brings together the latest research on the psychological, physical and emotional development of girls.

Girls Like Us

by Jane C. Wagner and Tina DiFeliciantonio

A disarming look into the lives of teenage girls, working to shape their identities in the ’90s.


Girls on the Wall

by Heather Ross

A group of incarcerated teenage girls are given a shot at redemption in a most unlikely form: a musical.

Women and Girls Lead

Girls' Hoops

by Justine Richardson

Through accounts of women aged 14 to 94, Girls’ Hoops examines girls’s high school basketball programs in the basketball-obsessed state of Kentucky.

Going on 13

by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Dawn Valadez

A brave and unflinching look into the face of modern-day puberty, Going on 13 follows four urban girls of color over the span of four years.

Golden Threads

by Lucy Winer and Karen Eaton

Profiling the life of lesbian activist Christine Burton, Golden Threads is about growing old in America.


Granny D Goes to Washington

by Alidra Solday and Janet Cole

What happens when an 89-year-old idealist decides to walk across the country to demand that Washington lawmakers clean up their act?

Guns & Mothers

by Thom Powers

Two mothers with opposing views on gun control expand the contentious debate to include women who fall on both sides of a historically male-dominated issue.

Independent Lens

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

by Maro Chermayeff, Jamie Gordon, and Mikaela Beardsley

This multi-platform project is centered around a four-hour PBS primetime national and international broadcast event based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's widely acclaimed book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.

Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens


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