Women’s Voices: The Gender Gap Movie. 1984. USA. Directed by Jenny Rohrer. 16 min.
This collaborative documentary explores the growing difference in voting patterns between men and women (the gender gap) in the mid-1980s. Women’s Voices: The Gender Gap Movie is the result of a collective filmmaking process at a time when women were underrepresented in film production. Preserved with support from NYWIFT’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund.
Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo. 1946. USA. Directed by Susana Muñoz, Lourdes Portillo. In Spanish; English subtitles. 64 min.
This Academy Award–nominated documentary follows a group of Argentine mothers who struggle to discover the fate of thousands of their abducted children. Their relentless demonstrations were a catalyst that helped topple a dictatorship. In Spanish; English subtitles. Preserved with support from NYWIFT’s Women’s Film Preservation Fund.