A groundbreaking film series showcasing the extraordinary directorial debuts of talented women who dared to challenge the status quo. This series is not just about movies; it's a celebration of empowerment, representation, and the indomitable spirit of women everywhere.

Throughout March, join us in celebrating the power, creativity, and resilience of women in the film industry.

Women's History Month is a time to celebrate and honor the achievements, contributions, and progress made by women throughout history. It is a month dedicated to recognizing the pivotal role women have played in shaping societies, cultures, and economies. From trailblazing pioneers who shattered glass ceilings to unsung heroes who fought for equality and justice, Women's History Month serves as a platform to acknowledge the diverse and remarkable accomplishments of women across the globe.

Women's History Month

  • Oriental Theatre

    Songs My Brother Taught Me (Women's History Month!)

    With an older brother in jail and living with their single mother on Pine Ridge Reservation, Johnny ...

    Director: Chloé Zhao USA | 2015 |

  • Oriental Theatre

    Drylongso (Women's History Month!)

    A lost treasure of 1990s DIY filmmaking, Cauleen Smith’s Drylongso embeds an incisive look at racial...

    Director: Cauleen Smith USA | 1998 |

  • Oriental Theatre

    Smithereens (Women's History Month!)

    Wild teen Wren (Susan Berman) trades NJ for NYC, where she hopes to join what's left of punk culture...

    Director: Susan Seidelman USA | 1982 |

  • Oriental Theatre

    La Pointe Courte (Women's History Month!)

    The great Agnès Varda's film career began with this graceful, penetrating study of a marriage on the...

    Director: Agnès Varda France | 1955 |

  • Oriental Theatre

    La Ciénaga (Women's History Month!)

    The release of Lucrecia Martel’s La Ciénaga heralded the arrival of an astonishingly vital and orig...

    Director: Lucrecia Martel Argentina | 2001 |