Running Time: 27 minutes
History comes to life as dramatic recreations of the First Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls in 1848 and other historical events are combined with contemporary segments in which young people engage in candid exchanges about the contemporary roles of men and women.
Early Feminist leaders like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Frederick Douglas are highlighted.
Issues of political equity, traditional women’s roles, marital finances and educational opportunities for girls are still relevant today – almost 160 years later.
Films in Progress
"Every Shoe has a story. Every woman has both." SOLE SISTERS will be a documentary film about women's lives seen through personal stories about their shoes. Anchored by the film, Media Projects will develop a multi-media platform with educational and entertainment experiences that include the web, theater and publishing opportunities.
The Battle For Our Neighborhood
Tells the human impact of development over the past 15 years in a Dallas neighborhood. Its story can be repeated in other cities around the country.
JOHN KIZELL: A Slave Fights Slavery
Recounts the heroic life of John Kizell - seized from his African village and brought to Charles Town, S.C. as a slave in 1773. Eventually, he returned to Africa as a free man to fight the slave trade.