Global Shorts Forum: Wonder Woman
“Yours Sincerely, Lois Weber”
USA, 2016, 6 min.
Director - Svetlana Cvetko
“Yours Sincerely, Lois Weber” is a short documentary film that examines the achievements of the highest paid silent film director at Universal in 1916, a woman by the name of Lois Weber.
Woman With An Editing Bench
Australia, 2016, 15 min.
Director - Karen Pearlman
Soviet Union, 1930s: An editor has to save her film and save her husband from Stalin's suppression.
Giving Birth In America: Louisiana
USA, 2017, 18 min, 47 sec.
Director - Clancy McCarty
GIVING BIRTH IN AMERICA: LOUISIANA follows two pregnant women in the aftermath of the 2016 Baton Rouge floods who share their personal challenges and decisions surrounding their pregnancies and birth following the floods.
USA/Uganda, 2016, 6 min, 32 sec.
Director - Nicholas Brennan
Sub-Saharan African is the most dangerous place in the world to be a pregnant mother. In rural villages, women turn to traditional birth attendants to ensure their safety. One Mama has dedicated herself to saving lives in the heart of Uganda.
USA, 2016, 11 min, 16 sec.
Director - Merete Mueller
What is confidence, really? Plus-sized pole dancer Roslyn Mays navigates newfound media attention and various types of public exposure.
USA, 2017, 4 min, 33 sec.
Director - Dan Goldes
Activist Karen Topakian has been arrested dozens of times for using nonviolent civil disobedience to protest nuclear proliferation, human rights abuses, environmental issues, and war. What drives her to repeatedly put her body on the line?
USA, 2017, 30 min.
Director - Mischa Hedges
WOMEN’S MARCH is a story about democracy, human rights, and what it means to stand up for your values in America today.