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I KNOW A WOMEN LIKE THAT
brings to its audience interviews with 17 exceptional and vigorous women who share an extraordinary attitude about how to live the upper decades of one's life. Each of them exercises an unexpected passion for their unique individual choices at a time when society expects them to disappear. These women were carving out unique paths before the social revolution had a name. Roger Ebert called the documentary "transformational."



FEMINISTS: WHAT WERE THEY THINKING? (Netflix)
In 1977, a book of photographs captured an awakening – women shedding the cultural restrictions of their childhoods and embracing their full humanity.  Feminists: What Were They Thinking? revisits those photos, those women and those times – and takes aim at our current culture revealing all too vividly the urgent need for continued change. The film offers candid and riveting interviews with women such as Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Lily Tomlin and Judy Chicago tackling topics ranging from identity, abortion, race, childhood and motherhood.


STRAIGHT CURVE.COM
90% of women and young girls say they do not feel represented in the fashion industry or in media, and that the imagery they consume on a daily basis makes them feel “disgusting” and “less than”.   Straight/Curve examines the industries and obstacles responsible for this this body image crisis and showcases the dynamic leaders fighting for more diversity of size, race and age.

THE REPRESENTATION PROJECT.ORG
In a society where media is the most persuasive force shaping cultural norms, the collective message we receive is that a woman’s value and power lie in her youth, beauty, and sexuality, and not in her capacity as a leader. While women have made great strides in leadership over the past few decades, the United States is still 33rd out of the 49 highest income countries when it comes to women in the national legislature. And it’s not better outside of government. Women make up only 4.6% of S&P 500 CEOs and 17% of directors, executive producers, writers, cinematographers, and editors working on the top 250 domestic grossing films.


THE DISHONESTY PROJECT.COM

From political lies and fake news to financial fraud, plagiarism, and infidelity, dishonesty seems to be a universal part of the “post-truth” world we live in. Going far beyond scandalous headlines, cheating isn’t just happening on a newsworthy scale, it’s happening in small ways everywhere. It’s human nature to lie, we all do it! But little fibs can snowball into large-scale problems with major implications for society. Studies have shown that we don’t really understand the causes and complexities of dishonesty. Research also indicates that reminding people and ourselves about our own morality makes us behave better.

 

THE WOMEN'S LIST.ORG
American Masters: The Women's List focuses on these individuals' exceptional achievements, struggles and identities. All trailblazers in their respective fields, these women share their experiences struggling against discrimination and overcoming challenges to make their voices heard and their influence felt.




TERMS AND CONDITIONS MAY APPLY.COM
Exposes the erosion of online privacy and what information governments and corporations are legally taking from citizens each day.
Our rights are being violated and we have little to no power over companies that vacuum up our data. However, abstinence from the greatest communication tool the world has known isn’t likely the answer. Waiting for the government to step in and reverse engineer its spy machine is unlikely to work either. Yes, we should push for better protection, but we also need to pursue services that put our privacy first. The Internet has the potential to evolve into something where our data belongs to us and serves us. But for the Internet to move in that direction, enough of us must understand the stakes.

ASCENT OF WOMEN.COM

A groundbreaking four-part documentary series that charts the role of women in society over the course of 10,000 years.  This landmark series is the first ever documentary to present the history of women from the dawn of civilization to the modern day.  The Ascent of Woman argues that the history of women isn’t a straight line from Eve’s apple to Margaret Sanger’s Pill. Instead, over the past ten thousand years it has veered wildly between extremes of freedom and oppression, inclusion and exclusion.

The reason is that the status of women is a barometer of a society’s tolerance, fairness and openness.  A poor record on women’s rights goes hand-in-hand with low economic output and high levels of violence.


GET MORTIFIED.COM
You’ve heard “it gets better.” Experience the film that proves “it gets funnier, too.” Part documentary, part concert film, Mortified Nation captures adults sharing their most embarrassing childhood writings on stage and chronicles how the simple act of exposing one’s private past can inspire an entire nation to “share the shame.” Transporting viewers back to a time of awkward firsts– first love, first rejection, first total freak out– the film captures the adolescent experience in a way few of us truly remember and most of us tried to forget.




 

SEE JANE.ORG

Founded by Academy Award®-winning actor and advocate Geena Davis, the Institute is the only research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to engage, educate, and influence the need to dramatically improve gender balance, reduce stereotyping and create diverse female characters in entertainment targeting children 11 and under.


CHEMERCIAL NATION.COM
Chemerical explores the life cycle of everyday householder cleaners and hygiene products to prove that, thanks to our clean obsession, we are drowning in sea of toxicity.  Chemerical tackles the “toxic debate” in a truly informative and entertaining way, not only by raising awareness, but most importantly, by providing simple solutions.