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AUGUST 2013 
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WMM'S SUMMER TV TAKEOVER
This summer, viewers throughout the country tuned into VIRGIN TALES on Showtime, THE PRICE OF SEX on The Documentary Channel and CHILDREN OF MEMORY (NIÑOS DE LA MEMORIA), INVOKING JUSTICE & BLESSED IS THE MATCH: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF HANNAH SENESH, all shown on World Channel's Global Voices. WMM is pleased to recognize the television broadcast success of these groundbreaking films. Visit WMM to learn about these titles, view trailers and more!
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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. 
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WMM EXPLORES LIFE ON THE INSIDE

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Orange is the New Black, Netflix's hit series about the inner-workings of a fictional women's prison in Connecticut, has reignited a critical national dialog on the state of female correctional institutions. Though female offenders represent the country's fastest-growing prison population, navigating the criminal justice system remains a complicated and painful process. WMM turns the lens on women's prisons with new releases MOTHERS OF BEDFORD and THE GREY AREA: FEMINISM BEHIND BARS These eye-opening documentaries transport viewers behind the bars and into the very real lives of families marked by life on the inside.
 
WMM's newest collection, WOMEN BEHIND BARS: VOICES FROM THE INSIDE, features women coping with inadequate facilities, raising children from behind bars, overcoming substance abuse, sexual trauma and chronic recidivism, speaking out against domestic violence and struggling to nurture dreams long deferred. Journeying from the swamps of southern Louisiana to the classrooms of a maximum security Iowa prison, this diverse collection goes behind the scenes - and behind the bars - of an America incarcerated. 
SPECIAL OFFER ON WOMEN BEHIND BARS: VOICES FROM THE INSIDE COLLECTION!

Receive 50% off any title in the  WOMEN BEHIND BARS: VOICES FROM THE INSIDE collection when you purchase MOTHERS OF BEDFORD or THE GREY AREA at list price. Scroll down for more details!

"Sensitive...Intimate and candid, this [video] will be a useful addition to women's studies collections and larger public libraries."
-Video Librarian 

"...disrupts conventional assumptions about victimization and empowerment to provide an alternative perspective for courses on feminist activism." -Films for the Feminist Classroom

"Poignant...Recommended"
-Video Librarian



"[T]he filmmaker vividly portrays the human potential to learn, imagine, and heal." 
-Janet Wilson, Illinois State University

 

  

"An emotionally powerful and analytically provocative film." 
-Rachel Kahn-Hut, San Francisco State University
 

Receive 50% off any title in this collection when you purchase THE GREY AREA or MOTHERS OF BEDFORD at list price. Order online and enter promo code PRISONE13 to apply the discount. Questions? Email orders@wmm.com or call 212.925.0606 x360. Offer ends 10/31/13.

Cannot be combined with any other offer. Other restrictions may apply.