There’s nothing I love more than a night at the movies, and with thousands of films debuting every year, there’s never been a better time to be a movie fan.
Please click through my current favorite films to discover your next movie night film.
50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present, and Future of Women + Power
50/50 gives the 10,000 year history of women + power — from setbacks and uprisings, to the bigger context of where we are today.
ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett reveals the uniquely human connection we find in music and how its healing power can triumph where prescription medication falls short.
A profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas’ nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world.
Audrie & daisy
Blowin’ Up looks at sex work, prostitution and human trafficking through the lens of our nation’s first human trafficking intervention court in Queens, New York.
Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her nomad family to become an eagle huntress.
Hot Girls Wanted
Hot Girls Wanted is a documentary about young women who have been drawn into the sex trade – and how easy it is for a web-savvy generation to end up making porn.
The Hunting Ground
The Hunting Ground is a shocking expose of rape crimes on US college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families.
The Invisible War is a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of America’s most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. The film, a nominee for the 2013 Academy Awards, paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem: Today, a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire.
Step documents the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore.
Jennifer Brea’s Sundance award-winning documentary, Unrest, is a personal journey from patient to advocate to storyteller. Jennifer is twenty-eight years-old, working on her PhD at Harvard, and months away from marrying the love of her life when a mysterious fever leaves her bedridden. When doctors tell her it’s “all in her head,” she picks up her camera as an act of defiance and brings us into a hidden world of millions that medicine abandoned.