Women's History Month: Women of Character and Courage

Women's History Month: Women of Character and Courage

The Little Theatre, WXXI, and The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies present: Women of Character and Courage, a 7 day film Series celebrating Women's History Month.  All films are $5 unless otherwise noted and there will be discussions following each film. 


This series is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

Upcoming films for this Series

This series does not have anything scheduled right now.

Past films from this Series

Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Mar 27, 2014
Duration: 82 min.
Rating: Not Rated
Jillian Schlesinger's "Maidentrip," which debuted at SXSW and screened at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, chronicles Dutch teen Laura Dekker's sail around the globe at...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Mar 26, 2014
Duration: 82 min.
Rating: Not Rated
The documentary film, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS, plunges us into Boggs’s lifetime of vital thinking and action, traversing the major U.S. social movements of the last...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Mar 25, 2014
Duration: 91
Rating: Not Rated
Archival montage, science fiction, and an homage to 70s feminist filmmaking are woven together to form this haunting and lyrical essay film excavating hidden histories of childbirth in the twentieth...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Mar 24, 2014
Duration: 100
Rating: Not Rated
Tapestries of Hope is a feature-length documentary that reveals the story of human rights activist Betty Makoni and the Girl Child Network (GCN) in Zimbabwe, Africa. The documentary exposes the myth...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Mar 23, 2014
Duration: 95 min.
Rating: Not Rated
Their voices are suppressed, prohibited and censored. But world-famous bloggers Yoani Sánchez, Zeng Jinyan and Farnaz Seifi are not frightened of their dictatorial regimes. These fearless women stand...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Mar 22, 2014
Duration: 101 min.
Rating: PG-13
Girl Rising is an innovative new feature film about the power of education to change a girl - and the world. Girl Rising is powered by strategic partner, Intel Corporation, and distribution partner...
Special Screening
Special One-Time Screening
Mar 21, 2014
Duration: 80 min.
Rating: Not Rated
Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, rose to national attention as the reluctant but never shy voice of the riot grrrl movement. She became one of...