A group of abused Mennonite women meet in a hayloft while the men are gone & debate whether to stay & fight the rapist or leave & start over.
A League of Their Own (2022)
During WW 2 a group of white women face sexism on a baseball team while a Black woman ballplayer is rejected because of her race.
French student Anne desperately searches for a way to end her pregnancy, but it is 1963, & a harsh law criminalizes abortion, punishing both patient & any medical personel who aids her.
Through the stories of 4 modern Tanzanian women the unequal struggle of women against patriarchy is explored.
9to5: The Story of a Movement (2021)
The story of the 9to5 Movement that inspired the hit movie, that began in Boston & spread to Cleveland & beyond as female office workers struggled against great odds for equal pay, freedom from sexual harassment, respect, & other benefits.
The Circle (2000)
The loosely connected stories of several women in Tehran, all taking place during one day, show the stifling effects of their society’s misogyney on its women.
During a pandemic that kills virtually only women, a husband tries to quarentine his wife, but the 2 grow so upset that they set off for the wilderness, despite the danger the government will sieze her for breeding.
The Women’s Balcony (2016)
Look for this terrific film set in Jerusalem. Click on the image to read my entire review.
HIDDEN FIGURES (2016)
In the 1960s 3 black women, working at NASA because of their math skills, successfully struggle against sexism & racism, greatly aiding our space program.