Women’s History Month Film Series

posted in: Updates | 0

Celebrate Women’s History Month at Oconee Heritage Center!  This series will include documentaries and films about women’s issues from the past and present.

March 2nd
She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

This documentary resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971.

March 9th
9 to 5

An office satire about three female secretaries who decide to get revenge on their tyrannical, sexist boss by abducting him and running the business themselves.
Rated PG

 March 16th
Miss Representation

The film draws back a curtain to reveal a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see – how the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls makes it difficult for women to feel powerful and achieve leadership.

March 23rd
A League of Their Own

Tom Hanks stars as Jimmy Dugan, a washed-up ballplayer whose big league days are over. Hired to coach in the All-American Girls Baseball League of 1943, while the male pros are at war, Dugan finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his all-girl team. Based on the true story of the pioneering women who blazed the trail, on the fields and off, for generations of athletes.
Rated PG

March 30th
Dark Girls

Dark Girls is a fascinating and controversial documentary film that goes underneath the surface to explore the prejudices that dark-skinned women face throughout the world. It explores the roots of classism, racism and the lack of self-esteem within a segment of cultures that span from America to the most remote corners of the globe.

Documentaries are not rated and may contain sensitive topics that may not be suitable for young children.