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Her Point of View, an international arts and entertainment organization supporting the creative work of women.

Her Point of View Presents


HerStory Summer Cinema Series

In Partnership With

Watkins Community Education


Her Point of View in partnership with Watkins Community Education presents the HerStory Summer Cinema Series of films in the Watkins Theater running from Saturday, June 14, 2014 through August 23, 2014. This partnership between the Community Education department at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film and Her Point of View, an international arts and entertainment festival supporting the creative work of women, will deliver thought provoking and entertaining films that highlight the writing, producing, directing, cinematography, production design and editing in films created by women.


For more information about Her Point of View or to submit your film project for programming consideration, please explore our website.


HerStory Summer Cinema Series Schedule

NOTE: Tickets on Sale Now. Summary Schedule Listed Below with Short Synopsis. Extended Film Synopsis, Trailer and Film Screening Dates Available Now at

Shooting Women
Saturday, June 14, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m.

This documentary celebrates women behind the camera from Hollywood to Bollywood to the war zones of Afghanistan.

Despite the Gods
Saturday, June 14, 2014 @ 7 p.m.

Jennifer Lynch's attempt to film a creature-feature on location in India meets peril as a superstitious crew and cyclone intercede.

The Boarder
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 @ 7 p.m.

A family copes with the hardships faced when they learn their adopted child is suffering from an unknown malady.

Light Fly, Fly High
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 @ 7 p.m.

A woman born into India's "untouchable" caste literally fights her way out of poverty in the boxing ring.

Beneath the Harvest Sky
Saturday, June 28, 2014 @ 5 p.m.

Two close-knit friends are driven apart when the father of one tempts his son into the world of smuggling.

Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights
Saturday, July 12, 2014 @ 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

This documentary takes a close look at the way black women are and have been marginalized—even within the Civil Rights movement.

Patsy Mink: Ahead of the Majority
Saturday, July 12, 2014 @ 5 p.m.

Patsy Takemoto Mink was the first woman of color elected to Congress, and was a driving force behind Title IX.

Saturday, July 19, 2014 @ 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

A successful young man returns to his tiny hometown of El Campo, Texas, where his mother died and his father is dying, and falls in love with a Venezuelan immigrant who speaks little English.

Redemption Trail
Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.

The daughter of a murdered Civil Rights activist has left the world behind, but finds her sanctuary infiltrated by another desperate young woman.

The Milky Way
Saturday, August 2, 2014 @ 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.

This documentary aims to normalize the natural act of breastfeeding, and encourages women to get in touch with their bodies' innate abilities.

It Felt Like Love
Saturday, August 9, 2014 @ 5 p.m. or 7 p.m.

A 14-year-old girl is envious of the sexual exploits of her more outgoing friend, but naively embroils herself in a dangerous situation.

Bringing It Home
Saturday, August 16, 2014 @ 5 p.m.

This compelling economic documentary explains why, even though $450 million worth of hemp products are imported into the country every year, it is illegal to grow the plant here.

The Carbon Rush
Saturday, August 16, 2014 @ 7 p.m.

Filmmaker Amy Miller examines the industry of offsetting carbon emissions and exposes how much impact these practices actually have.

Justice for Sale
Saturday, August 23, 2014 @ 5 p.m.

Congolese Human Rights lawyer Claudine Tsongo investigates the trial of a soldier convicted of rape, and becomes convinced that basic laws are being ignored on a regular basis.

Pushing the Elephant
Saturday, August 23, at 7 p.m.

This first-person portrait of Rose Mapendo dives into the ways war drives families apart, and the power of forgiveness across generations.