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🚺SOME GIRLS💖
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A playlist homage for all of my sisters. Includes films, docs and biopics about some badass bitches…

And A Salute To Women Directors


Creator: Merrigan Able
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TV Show: Women Make Film ( 2020 )
This epic, five years in the making, is made up of 14 episodes narrated by Tilda Swinton, Jane Fonda, Adjoa Andoh, Sharmila Tagore, Kerry Fox, Thandie Newton and Debra Winger. Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema follows in the footsteps of Mark Cousins' The Story of Film: An Odyssey, to give us a guided tour of the art and craft of the movies. Using almost a thousand film extracts from thirteen decades and five continents, Cousins asks how films are made, shot and edited; how stories are shaped and how movies depict life, love, politics, humour and death, all through the compelling lens of some of the world's greatest directors – all of them women.
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Movie: Woman in Gold ( 2015 )
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
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Movie: Within the Whirlwind ( 2010 )
During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.
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Movie: Winter's Bone ( 2010 )
An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
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Movie: Winchester ( 2018 )
Ensconced in her sprawling California mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle.
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Movie: Widows' Peak ( 1994 )
Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents are all curious about their new neighbor, but no one can seem to get much information about her, including queen bee Mrs. DC, whose son is busy wooing Edwina. Miss O'Hare and Edwina have an immediate dislike for each other, however, and soon some accidental encounters begin to look like Edwina is trying to ruin her new rival. The problems escalate and the town is in an uproar, but they get no closer to solving the mystery of the newcomer.
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TV Show: Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein? ( 2020 )
Who Killed Jeffrey Epstein? examines the case around Epstein and his death. Was Jeffrey Epsteins death truly a suicide or was it far more sinister cover up?
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Movie: What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael ( 2019 )
A portrait of the work and life of controversial film critic Pauline Kael, and her battle to achieve success and influence in the 20th century movie business.
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Movie: What Happened, Miss Simone? ( 2015 )
A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."
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Movie: Wanted: The Sundance Woman ( 1976 )
The Sundance Kids widow Etta Place joins up with Pancho Villa.
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Movie: Victoria & Abdul ( 2017 )
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
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TV Show: Victoria ( 2016 )
Victoria comes to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne's public image and become ‘grandmother of Europe'. The first series of Victoria, will tell the story of the first years of the reign, beginning with the moment of the Queen's accession in 1837, following her first faltering steps from capricious, hormonal teenager with a weak grasp on her duties and responsibilities to her marriage to Albert. The show is a saga of interlocking circles – the circuits of power in Buckingham Palace and Westminster, the intermarrying royal houses of Europe and the scandals of the below-stairs palace staff. At the centre stands the new Queen – a spirited, passionate woman who must, somehow, become an enduring icon of stability and strength.
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Movie: Veronica Guerin ( 2003 )
An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.
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Movie: Untouchable ( 2019 )
A look at the rise and fall of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein featuring interviews with former colleagues and those who accused him of sexual misconduct.
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Movie: Unauthorized: The Harvey Weinstein Project ( 2011 )
An uncensored look at the life and work of film producer Harvey Weinstein.
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Movie: Tully ( 2018 )
A struggling mother of three forms an unexpected bond with the night nanny hired to help with her newborn baby.
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Movie: Triangle: Remembering the Fire ( 2011 )
On March 25, 1911, a catastrophic fire broke out at the Triangle Waist Company in New York City. Trapped inside the upper floors of a ten-story building, 146 workers - mostly young immigrant women and teenage girls - were burned alive or forced to jump to their deaths to escape an inferno that consumed the factory in just 18 minutes. It was the worst disaster at a workplace in New York State until 9/11. The tragedy changed the course of history, paving the way for government to represent working people, not just business, for the first time, and helped an emerging American middle class to live the American Dream.
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Movie: Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke ( 1999 )
Biography of billionaire tobacco heiress Doris Duke looks at her bizarre lifestyle, including her troubled childhood, her world traveling for audiences with mystics, a face lift at age 79, and her mysterious death in 1993 at age 80. But even upon her death, oddities continued as she left the affairs of her hotly contested estate to her hard-drinking butler, who had controlled much of her life and was accused by others of causing her death.
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TV Show: Tipping the Velvet ( 2002 )
A tempestuous love story between Victorian women, adapted from the novel by Sarah Waters. A naïve girl discovers both romance and pain in London.
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Movie: This Changes Everything ( 2019 )
An investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in the Industry.
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Movie: The Young Victoria ( 2009 )
A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.
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Movie: The World to Come ( 2021 )
Somewhere along the mid-19th century American East Coast frontier, two neighboring couples battle hardship and isolation, witnessed by a splendid yet testing landscape, challenging them both physically and psychologically.
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Movie: The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl ( 1995 )
A documentary about the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl, a German film director most notorious for making the most effective propaganda films for the Nazis.
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Movie: The Witches of Eastwick ( 1987 )
Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted, at a cost, when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
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Movie: The Witch ( 2016 )
A family in 1630s New England is torn apart by the forces of witchcraft, black magic, and possession.
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Movie: The Wife ( 2018 )
A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm to see her husband receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Movie: The Whistleblower ( 2011 )
A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex trafficking scandal.
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Movie: The Virgin Suicides ( 2000 )
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid 1970s.
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Movie: The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal ( 1979 )
The story of a fire in the Triangle Shirt Mfg. Co. building in New York City in 1911 that resulted in the deaths of 146 employees, mostly young women. The ensuing investigation revealed the company's almost total disregard for its workers' safety in pursuit of increased production and profits, and resulted, among other things, in the passage of new worker safety laws and the formation of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.
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Movie: The Stranger Beside Me ( 2003 )
While working at a Seattle clinic for women in the 1970s, aspiring crime writer, Ann Rule, unwittingly becomes friends with serial killer Ted Bundy.
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Movie: The Story of Esther Costello ( 1957 )
Eighteen-year-old Esther has been deaf and blind since the accident which killed her mother. Wealthy Margaret Landi, a native of Esther's village in Ireland, is talked into helping to educate and possibly heal Esther. Margaret grows to love Esther as a daughter, but finds Esther's innocence threatened by sleazy promoters and her own sleazy ex-husband.
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Movie: The Silence of the Lambs ( 1991 )
A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.
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Movie: The Reckoning: Hollywood's Worst Kept Secret ( 2018 )
Powerful, personal and uncensored, The Reckoning explores the most explosive scandal in pop culture's history: sexual misconduct in Hollywood.
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Movie: The Quiet ( 2005 )
Following the unexpected death of her father, a deaf and mute teenager moves in with her godparents, where she discovers the cruel behavior of their daughter may be indicative of a dark secret within the family.
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Movie: The Queen ( 2006 )
After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.
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Movie: The Other Boleyn Girl ( 2008 )
Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII.
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Movie: The Nightcleaners ( 1975 )
"Night Cleaners" is set in the context of the campaign (1970-1972) to unionize the women who cleaned office blocks at night and were being victimized and underpaid. Intending at the outset to make a campaign film, the Collective was forced to turn to new forms in order to represent the forces at work between the cleaners, the Cleaner's Action Group and the Unions - and the complex nature of the campaign itself.
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Movie: The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson ( 2019 )
Inspired by true events, follows OJ Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson in the last days before her tragic death on June 12, 1994, as seen from her point of view.
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Movie: The MMIW Talk: Live at Bluestockings ( 2019 )
Four prominent activists in the missing and murdered Indigenous women crisis engage in a critical and heated discussion at New York's historic Bluestockings Bookstore, Activist Center and Cafe in the Lower East Side. Bridget Perrier, an activist and survivor who's appeared on The Agenda with Steve Paikin and in the forthcoming documentary DAUGHTERS, speaks alongside award-winning author Christine Stark, activist Patti Larsen, and advocate Sheila Lamb. Together, they offer varied perspectives on how to combat the perpetual violence targeting their fellow Native women.
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Movie: The Luzhin Defence ( 2000 )
Two worlds collide when an eccentric genius falls in love with a strong-willed society beauty.
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Movie: The Lovely Bones ( 2009 )
Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
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TV Show: The Loudest Voice ( 2019 )
In today's politically charged media landscape, no figure looms larger, even after his passing, than Roger Ailes, molding Fox News into a force that irrevocably impacted the highest levels of government. To understand the events that led to the rise of Donald Trump, one must understand Ailes. The Loudest Voice takes on that challenge, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party's de facto leader, while also touching on defining events in Ailes' life, including an initial meeting with Richard Nixon on the set of The Mike Douglas Show that gave birth to Ailes' political career and also including the sexual harassment accusations and settlements that brought his Fox News reign to an end. Told through multiple points of view, the limited series aims to shed light on the psychology that drives the political process from the top down.
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Movie: The Long Walk Home ( 1991 )
Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
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Movie: The Legend of Lizzie Borden ( 1975 )
In 1893 Massachusetts, Lizzie Borden is put on trial for murdering her father and stepmother with an axe.
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Movie: The Last of the Blonde Bombshells ( 2000 )
A woman tries to reunite the swing band with which she played during World War II.
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Movie: The Joy Luck Club ( 1993 )
The life histories of four Asian women and their daughters reflect and guide each other.
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Movie: The Impossible ( 2012 )
The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
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Movie: The Hours ( 2003 )
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
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Movie: The Homesman ( 2014 )
Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.
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Movie: The Help ( 2011 )
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
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Movie: The Good Liar ( 2019 )
Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
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Movie: The Glorias ( 2020 )
The story of feminist icon Gloria Steinem's itinerant childhood's influence on her life as a writer, activist and organizer for women's rights worldwide.
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Movie: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ( 2011 )
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.
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Movie: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ( 2009 )
A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.
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Movie: The Gift ( 2001 )
A woman with extrasensory perception is asked to help find a young woman who has disappeared.
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Movie: The Famine Within ( 1992 )
Documents the contemporary obsession with an unrealistic body size and shape among North American women and the eating disorders it engenders.
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Movie: The Devil Wears Prada ( 2006 )
A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.
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Movie: The Color Purple ( 1986 )
A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.
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Movie: The Burning Plain ( 2008 )
A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood.
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Movie: The Brave One ( 2007 )
Struggling to recover emotionally from a brutal assault that killed her fiancé and left her in a coma, a radio personality begins a quest for vengeance against the perpetrators that leaves a bloody trail across New York City.
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Movie: The Babushkas of Chernobyl ( 2016 )
An affectionate portrait of a group of women who, after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and evacuation, returned to the exclusion zone surrounding the nuclear power plant and have resided there - semi-officially, for years.
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Movie: The Assistant ( 2020 )
A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.
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Movie: The Accused ( 1988 )
After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
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Movie: Tea with the Dames ( 2018 )
Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers.
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Movie: Sylvia ( 2003 )
Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
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Movie: Sweet Dreams ( 1985 )
The story of Patsy Cline, the velvet-voiced country music singer who died in a tragic plane crash at the height of her fame.
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TV Show: Surviving Jeffrey Epstein ( 2020 )
Surviving Jeffrey Epstein investigates the billionaire New York financier who is alleged to have used his connections to the rich and famous to shield his predatory behavior with young girls.
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Movie: Suffragettes with Lucy Worsley ( 2018 )
An overview of the events of the Suffragette Movement for Votes For Women. It follows the individual women who were part of the movement and uses dramatised testimony to tell their stories at key points of their dangerous campaign.
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Movie: Suffragette ( 2015 )
In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, and is willing to meet violence with violence to achieve this end.
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Movie: Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story ( 2020 )
An action-documentary about the evolution of stunt women from The Perils of Pauline (1914) and beyond.
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Movie: Stepmom ( 1998 )
A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband's new lover, who will be their children's stepmother.
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Movie: Steel Magnolias ( 1989 )
A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.
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Movie: Some Mother's Son ( 1996 )
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the strikers, and their struggle to save the lives of their sons.
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Movie: Soldier Blue ( 1970 )
After a cavalry patrol is ambushed by the Cheyenne, the two survivors, a soldier and a woman, must reach the safety of the nearest fort.
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Movie: Sleeping with the Enemy ( 1991 )
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
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Movie: Sleeping Beauty ( 2011 )
A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires.
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Movie: Silkwood ( 1984 )
A worker at a plutonium processing plant is purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations at the plant.
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Movie: She's Beautiful When She's Angry ( 2014 )
A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971.
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Movie: Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story ( 1995 )
Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer has served in the army for over twenty years. She's just fallen in love with an artist she's met, she's going for a PhD, and has a job at the VA hospital, as well as in the reserves. She decides to upgrade her security rating, with an eye toward promotion, and during the interview, she tells the investigator that she is a lesbian. The army begins proceedings to discharge her. And with the support of her family, her lover, (and LAMBDA), she decides to fight for her right to serve.
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Movie: Served: Harvey Weinstein ( 2020 )
Justice is SERVED. Disgraced media mogul, Harvey Weinstein, was sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual criminal acts. Witness the rise and fall of one of Hollywood's most powerful men.
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Movie: Secret in Their Eyes ( 2015 )
A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
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Movie: Searching for Debra Winger ( 2002 )
Rosanna Arquette talks to various actresses about the pressures they face as women working in the entertainment industry.
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Movie: Sea Sorrow ( 2017 )
An examination of the historical context for the current migrant crisis.
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Movie: Scandal ( 1989 )
Based on the Profumo Scandal of 1963, an affair between an exotic dancer and the Minister of War shakes up the British government.
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Movie: Savage Grace ( 2007 )
A dramatization of the shocking Barbara Daly Baekeland murder case, which happened in a posh London flat on Friday 17 November 1972. The bloody crime caused a stir on both sides of the Atlantic and remains one of the most memorable American Tragedies...
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Movie: Rose West and Myra Hindley - The Untold Story ( 2020 )
The extraordinary story of how the two most notorious women in British crime, the unscrupulous and brutal serial killers, Rose West and Myra Hindley, became friends and lovers in HM Prison Durham.
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Movie: Return to Sender ( 2015 )
A nurse living in small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.
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Movie: Red Joan ( 2019 )
The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.
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Movie: Real Women Have Curves ( 2002 )
This is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican-American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. She lives in the predominately Latino community of East Los Angeles. Freshly graduated from high school, Ana receives a full scholarship to Columbia University. Her very traditional, old-world parents feel that now is the time for Ana to help provide for the family, not the time for college. Torn between her mainstream ambitions and her cultural heritage she agrees to work with her mother at her sister's downtown LA sewing factory. Over the summer she learns to admire the hardworking team of women who teach her solidarity and teamwork. Still at odds with what her mother expects of her, Ana realizes that leaving home to continue her education is essential to finding her place proudly in the world as an American and Chicana.
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Movie: Radioactive ( 2020 )
A story of the scientific and romantic passions of Marie Sklodowska-Curie (Polish scientist) and Pierre Curie, and the reverberation of their discoveries throughout the 20th century.
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Movie: Rachel Getting Married ( 2008 )
A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past ten years, returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
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Movie: RBG ( 2018 )
The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
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Movie: Queen of the Desert ( 2015 )
A chronicle of Gertrude Bell's life, a traveler, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer, and political attaché for the British Empire at the dawn of the twentieth century.
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Movie: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women ( 2017 )
The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and their mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.
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TV Show: Pretend It's a City ( 2021 )
Fran Lebowitz knows what she likes—and what she doesn't like. And she won't wait for an invitation to tell you. For decades, the critic and essayist has been expressing her opinions, sometimes grouchily, always riotously. A New Yorker to the core, Lebowitz has raised straight talk to an art form, packaging her no-nonsense observations about the city and its denizens into a punchy running commentary, one that spares nobody.Shaping Lebowitz's thoughts into the furiously funny guidebook every New Yorker has at one point wished for, Pretend It's a City checks in with a classic urban voice on subjects ranging from tourists, money, subways and the arts to the not-so-simple act of walking in Times Square. (There is a right way to do it.) Along the way, Lebowitz's own past comes into focus: a life marked by constant curiosity and invigorating independence.
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Movie: Practical Magic ( 1998 )
Two witch sisters, raised by their eccentric aunts in a small town, face closed-minded prejudice and a curse which threatens to prevent them ever finding lasting love.
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Movie: Point of No Return ( 1993 )
A government fakes the death of a criminal to turn this young woman into a killer on its service.
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