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by Pratibha Parmar
Writer and human-rights activist Alice Walker’s story is an inspiring personal journey of a life lived with passionate commitment to truth and justice – ideals that sprang from a background of poverty and violent racism.
Women and Girls Lead, American Masters
by Elizabeth Massie and Matthew Buzzell
Compañeras profiles America’s first all-female mariachi band, Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, founded in 1994.
Independent Lens, Global Voices
by Tina Mabry
In a future where schools are segregated by economic status, a struggling mother must decide whether to sell her own organs to give her children a better education.
by Eric Black and Frauke Sandig
Using dreamlike cinematography and personal stories, Frozen Angels presents the future of human reproduction, available now in Los Angeles.
by Lexi Leban and Lidia Szajko
Shot over a period of four years, Girl Trouble documents the compelling personal stories of three teenage girls entangled in San Francisco's failing juvenile justice system.
by Tug Yourgrau
Author Rachel Simmons brings together the latest research on the psychological, physical and emotional development of girls.
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.
by Charlotte Lagarde and Lisa Denker
A portrait of Hawaiian surf legend and community activist Rell Kapolioka'ehukai Sunn, who died of breast cancer at age 47.
Independent Lens, True Stories
by April Hayes and Katia Maguire
In the wake of the tragic murders of her three daughters, Jessica Gonzales Lenahan, a Latina and Native American woman from Colorado, takes a historic lawsuit about police non-enforcement of restraining orders to the Supreme Court and beyond.
by Pam Stevenson
Visit Hopi quilters on remote Arizona mesas to see how they have made American quilting traditions their own.