For Women’s History Month, the UNT Media Library invites you into the lives of women throughout time, both real and fictional, as they strive to pave their own lanes and walk in their truth.




Zora Neal Hurston: Jump at the Sun (Produced by Kristy Andersen)

“This definitive film biography, eighteen years in the making, portrays Zora in all her complexity: gifted, flamboyant, and controversial but always fiercely original.” — California Newsreel

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#MeToo: A Movement that Changed the World (Directed by Abbey Corfrey)

“Examining the truth about celebrity actress Alyssa Milano’s initial tweet of the hashtag to the take-down of Hollywood icon Harvey Weinstein, the film takes viewers deep into the rabbit hole of a movement sweeping the nation.”

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Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins (Directed by Janice Engel)

“The story of media firebrand Molly Ivins, six feet of Texas trouble who took on Good Old Boy corruption wherever she found it. Her razor-sharp wit left both sides of the aisle laughing, and craving ink in her columns.”

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Amazing Grace (with Aretha Franklin)

“A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin’s album ‘Amazing Grace’ at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, in January 1972.”

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Little Women (Directed by Greta Gerwig)

“In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters–four young women each determined to live life on her own terms–is both timeless and timely.” — Container

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Emma (Directed by Autumn de Wilde)

“In this glittering satire of social class, Emma must navigate her way through the challenges of growing up, misguided matches and romantic missteps to realize the love that has been there all along.” — Focus Features

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A Wrinkle in Time (Directed by Ava DuVernay)

“After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.”

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Harriet (Directed by Kasi Lemmons)

“Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the movie tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes.”

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The Crown: Season 1 (Starring Claire Foy)

“The Crown is a historical drama streaming television series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, created and principally written by Peter Morgan, developed from his drama film The Queen (2006) and his stage play The Audience (2013).” — Wikipedia

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Judy (Starring Renée Zellweger)

Legendary performer Judy Garland arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Directed by Céline Sciamma)

“France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. As the two women orbit one another, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Héloïse’s first moments of freedom.”

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The Farewell (Directed by Lulu Wang)

“Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself.”

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The Mindy Project: The Complete Series (Written By Mindy Kaling)

“Mindy Lahiri is a successful doctor, but when she leaves the office, all bets are off. She wants to become a more well-rounded woman, someone who is punctual, frugal and well-read instead of someone who is obsessed with romantic comedies and likely to give an inappropriate toast at a wedding.”

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The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Written by Tina Fey)

“Rescued after 15 years in a cult, Kimmy Schmidt decides to reclaim her life by venturing to New York, where she experiences everyday life with wide-eyed enthusiasm.”

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Booksmart (Directed by Olivia Wilde)

“Two super-achieving high school senior girls make up for their clean-cut existence by enjoying a night of uncensored fun. Told from a wildly original, fresh and modern perspective, this is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds they create that last a lifetime.”

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