One Woman One Vote Film Festival


YOUR POWER FOR CHANGE
June 30 - November 3, 2020

Patsy Mink

To celebrate the centennial of the 19th amendment winning women the vote and continue to bring women's voices front and center, the 2020 One Woman One Vote Festival and Women Make Movies invite you to join us in a nationwide initiative -- the 2020 One Woman One Vote Film Festival, a curated collection of films for you to create your own online film event, and four online national screening events (Wonder Women, RBG, Councilwoman, Without a Whisper) to encourage, inspire and empower women everywhere to use their power for change.

Online National Screening Events

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Organizing Coalition

Planning for the ONE WOMAN, ONE VOTE Film Festival is being directed by an organizing council based in Washington, DC.

Steering Committee


Bonnie Nelson Schwartz

Co-Director

Michon Boston

Co-Director

Ruth Pollak

Advisor, History Committee

Michel Carr

Honorary Committee

Susan Barocas

Programmer, 2020 Film Festival

Robin Smith

Special Projects

Michelle Delino

Public Relations/Marketing

Judith Dawn Hallet

Educational Patnerships

Rosemary Reed

Sponsorships

Donna Woolf

Sponsorships

Barbara Valentino

Administrative

Melissa Houghton

Women in Film & Video DC


Founding Coalition


Bonnie Nelson Schwartz

BNS Productions Int.

Michon Boston

Michon Boston Group LTD.

Susan Barocas

Independent Producer/Writer

Michel Carr

Hillman & Carr Inc.

Michelle Delino

Michelle Delino Media

Ginny Durrin

Durrin Productions

Amy DeLouise

Amy DeLouise Consulting

Phyllis Geller

Norman Star Media

Judith Dawn Hallet

Judith Dawn Hallet Productions

Frances Hardin

Hardin Media International

Jennifer Lawson

Lawson Consulting

Barbara Matusow

Writer

Beth Mendelson

Voice of America

Ruth Pollak

Educational Film Center

Rosemary Reed

Double R Productions

Robin Smith

Video Action

Barbara Valentino

Evolving Communications

Catherine Wyler

Wyler-Rymland Productions

Create Your Film Event

Register to Receive the Link to the CollectionRegistration Form

CHOOSE YOUR FILM & PLAN YOUR EVENT

Decide who is your audience and what will attract them to your event. Choose your film(s) from the list below. Access the film(s) by registering to receive a link and password to the WMM site for your screening. Screenings must be free for your audience and may not be used for organizational or political fundraising.

 

CREATE A POST-SCREENING DISCUSSION PLAN

Invite a local leader, historian, TV personality, author, librarian, or other person of influence who shares your vision. Form partnerships with others celebrating the suffrage centennial to expand the audience for your screening and perspectives for the post-screening discussion.

 

CREATE A CONTACT LIST

Your contact list includes organizations in your community allied with your cause. Think broadly about potential partners - the women in these films did!

 

PROMOTE YOUR EVENT

Promote your screening event to your members, your partners, newspapers, your local broadcast outlets, meet-up groups, universities, and libraries. There is a template for a news release and images in the OWOVFF Toolkit folder (link) that you can tailor to your screening event.

 

Use your database/website or a platform like Eventbrite to invite your target audience. These event serivces can add names to your supporter base and coordinate screening registrations.

 

For social media Include links and handles to your partners’ social media-- Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and websites to announce your event. Create your own hashtag such as #women4change[your town].

 

Please include @2020owovfest and @womenmakemovies in your social media as well. Use the logos and/or website links for Women Make Movies (https.www.wmm.com) and 2020 One Woman One Vote Festival (https://2020owovfest.org) in your promotions and website. They are available in the OWOVFF Toolkit folder. The folder will be updated with additional resources.

 

Send us an email with your questions about the OWOVFF 2020

 


One Woman One Vote Film Festival Collection


June 30 - November 3, 2020


PATSY MINK: Ahead of the Majority

directed by Kimberlee Bassford (2008)
Trailer

LADONNA HARRIS: Indian 101

directed by Julianna Brannum (2014)
Trailer

MAGGIE GROWLS

directed by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater (2002)

STEP BY STEP: Building a Feminist Movement

directed by Joyce Follet (1998)

SUFFRAGETTES IN THE SILENT CINEMA

directed by Kay Sloan (2003)
Trailer

MOUNTAINS THAT TAKE WING: Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama

 directed by C.A. Griffith and H.L.T. Quan (2009)
Trailer

HEATHER BOOTH: Changing the World  

directed by Lilly Rivlin (2016)
Trailer

CHISHOLM '72: Unbought and Unbossed

directed by Shola Lynch (2004)
Trailer

YURI KOCHIYAMA: A Passion for Justice

directed by Rea Tajiri and Pat Saunders


The 2020 ONE WOMAN ONE VOTE FESTIVALis a collaboration with national organizations and cultural institutions to present concerts, exhibitions, and public events leading into the centennial of the 19th Amendment. Between now and November 2020, working with our national partners, we are presenting film screenings, multi-media exhibitions, public symposia, theatre and music to both celebrate and empower women for the future.  

 

WOMEN MAKE MOVIES is the world's leading distributor of independent films by and about women, WMM amplifies historically ignored voices and challenges the mainstream media. WMM supports women producers and directors from the beginning, planting the seeds for a diverse and inclusive filmmaking landscape. Their acclaimed collection of nearly 700 films is used by thousands of cultural, educational and community organizations across North America and throughout the world working in collaboration with international film festivals, national broadcasters, and local community groups to deliver media that enriches public dialogue and changes lives.


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