October 2012 
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Get WMM's 40th Anniversary
Traveling Film Fest

Love WMM films? Now you can bring great feminist films to your campus with our new initiative! We'll program a great line up of films for you, send you the DVDs (which you can keep for your library's collection) and arrange for a Skype or in-person Q&A with filmmakers and/or WMM staff. 

For more information, contact Kristen Fitzpatrick, Public Exhibitions Manager, at kfitzpatrick@wmm.com or 212.925.0606, x312.
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"Truly a masterpiece...portrays the reality of a woman's role in Iran." 
Vox Magazine

Warm, revealing and often surprisingly funny, the award-winning GOING UP THE STAIRS tells the story of Akram, an illiterate 50 year old Iranian woman who became a painter unexpectedly late in life, hiding her powerful art under the carpet from possibly disapproving eyes. She finally tells her Western educated children about her work and they arrange for her to have an exhibition in far-off Paris. The only hitch in this plan is that Akram must obtain permission from her husband - who she married when she was 8 and he was in his 30s - in order to attend. An inspiring resource for courses on contemporary Muslim and Islamic studies, women's studies, art and more.
Special Offer on Films About Women, Performance and Art
Order any title below at 50% off when you order GOING UP THE STAIRS at full list price!

Order any title below featuring women artists and save 50% off the list price.* This offer applies to institutions only; public libraries, K-12 and community groups still receive any title for only $89.

UNVEILED VIEWS: MUSLIM WOMEN ARTISTS SPEAK OUT  In this revealing documentary five extraordinary women artists talk about their occupations, aspirations, and the rights and status of women in their various Muslim countries.
List Price: $295.00 | Sale Price: $147.50
SAY MY NAME In a hip hop and R&B world dominated by men and noted for misogyny, these unstoppable female lyricists, including Erykah Badu, Remy Ma and Estelle, speak candidly about class, race, and gender in pursuing their passions as female MCs. 
List Price: $295.00 | Sale Price: $147.50 

SARABAH  Rapper, singer and activist, Sister Fa is hero to young women in Senegal; a childhood victim of female genital cutting (FGC), she decided to tackle the issue by using her music and persuasive powers to end the practice. 
List Price: $295.00 | Sale Price: $147.50 

THE HERETICS Tracing the influence of the Women's Movement's Second Wave on art and life, this is the exhilarating inside story of the New York feminist art collective that produced "Heresies: A Feminist Publication on Art and Politics" (1977-92).
List Price: $295.00 | Sale Price: $147.50 

ARTIST New on DVD! Internationally acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Tracey Moffatt takes the viewer on a fast-paced journey through Hollywood's depiction of the artist, using a wealth of clips from classic cinema bio pics and popular television sitcoms.
List Price: $250.00 | Sale Price: $125.00

You can place your order directly through WMM's Online Shopping Cart. During checkout, enter promo code GUTSE12 and your discount will be applied. For questions, email orders@wmm.com, or call 212.925.0606 x360. Offer ends December 15, 2012.
**Cannot be used with 2012/2013 films in collection. Other exceptions may apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

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About WMM:

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Women Make Movies. Since our beginnings in 1972, WMM has grown from a feminist filmmakers' collective into an industry-leading nonprofit media arts organization and distributor. For 40 years, WMM has transformed the landscape of filmmaking for women directors and producers, bringing the issues facing women around the world to screens everywhere. Now, with more than 550 films in our catalog, including Academy®, Emmy®, Peabody and Sundance nominees and award winners, WMM is the largest distributor of films by independent women directors in the world. In the last five years, dozens of WMM films have been broadcast on PBS, HBO and the Sundance Channel, among others.