Five Bolivian indigenous women take part in a unique expedition. As a symbol of liberation and empowerment, they resolve to climb America’s highest mountain. The image is astonishing: they climb dressed in their traditional skirts. They are more than climbers, they are brave women for whom the mountain is a place to feel free, happy […]
Vozes da Floresta is a documentary that shows women’s leadership in the vanguard of the preservation of the environment and women’s rights. Quilombolas (descendents of Afro-Brazilian slaves), indigenous women, ribeirinhas (riverside rural communities), nut breakers who fight for the continuation of their traditions, life in the forest and in the entire planet.
Warrior Women is the story of mothers and daughters fighting for Native rights in the American Indian Movement (AIM) of the 1970s. AIM leader Madonna Thunder Hawk shaped a kindred group of activists´ children – including her daughter Marcy – into the ´We Will Remember´ Survival School as a Native alternative to government-run education. Together, […]