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#FemalePleasure

Barbara Miller’s feature documentary embarks on a journey to discover the remaining obstacles that stand in the way of female sexuality in the 21st century. Female Pleasure portrays five courageous, smart, and self-determined women, breaking the silence imposed by their archaic-patriarch societies and religious communities.
Film Info
Program Category:Institutional Health and Well-Being
Release Year:2018
Runtime:101
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:Switzerland
Germany
Original Language:German
English
French
Japanese
Subtitles:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Barbara Miller
Producer:Philip Delaquis
Screenwriter:Barbara Miller
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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16 Seeds

'16 Seeds' examines the role that people of color play in the struggle for food justice, from a community organizer's journey of increasing the visibility of black farmers to the groundwork of an elder seeking to preserve family traditions.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2012
Runtime:19
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Melinda James
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20 MXN

Every bit as audacious as it is genuinely vulnerable, documentarian Corey Fells’ latest short film apposes men of color living in Milwaukee whose stories of emotional and mental wellness defy stigma.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:20
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Corey Fells
Producer:Corey Fells
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90 Days

After ninety days of dating, Jessica (Teyonah Parris) tells her would-be fiancé that she is HIV positive, which forces the couple to confront the realities surrounding living and loving with HIV.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2016
Runtime:20
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Website:https://www.90daysthefilm.com/
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Nathan Hale Williams
Jennia Fredrique Aponte
Producer:Sol Aponte
Nathan Hale Williams
Jussie Smollett
Richard E. Pelzer II
Screenwriter:Nathan Hale Williams
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A Normal Girl

1.5% of people are born with anatomy that doesn't fit typical definitions of female or male. It is common practice for doctors to perform genital surgeries on intersex infants--often with disastrous results. A Normal Girl brings the widely unknown struggles of intersex people to light, through the story of intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:14
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Aubree Bernier-Clarke
Producer:Shawna Lipton
Pidgeon Pagonis
Screenwriter:Shawna Lipton
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Abortion Helpline, This Is Lisa

At the Philadelphia abortion helpline, counselors field nonstop calls from women and teens seeking to end a pregnancy but can’t afford to, illustrating how economic stigma and cruel laws determine who has access to abortion in America.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:13
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Mike Attie
Janet Goldwater
Barbara Attie
Producer:Mike Attie
Barbara Attie
Janet Goldwater
Cinematographer:Mike Attie
Editor:Valerie Keller
Sharon Mulally
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American Muslim

Though they each came to New York City from different parts of the world, Aber, Shamsi, Kobir, Debbie, and Mohamed share a common identity as Muslim Americans. In the age of Trump, they must also confront the reality of heightened Islamophobia. Tracking their experiences from the beginning of the Muslim ban to the Supreme Court’s decision, Adam Zucker offers a timely film about what it means to be both a proud American and a devout Muslim.
Film Info
Program Category:Institutional Health and Well-Being
Release Year:2019
Runtime:82
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Website:https://americanmuslimfilm.com/
Film Sponsor:Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Adam Zucker
Producer:Adam Zucker
Cinematographer:Andrew Baker
Editor:Adam Zucker
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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And She Could Be Next – Part 1: Building The Movement

Pt. I: “Building the Movement.” Filmed throughout 2018 and into 2019 by a team of women filmmakers of color, this documentary follows candidates and organizers across the country, asking whether democracy itself can be preserved—and made stronger—by those most marginalized. The series features history-makers, including Rashida Tlaib and Stacey Abrams.
Film Info
Program Category:Community Health and Well-Being
Release Year:2020
Runtime:112
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Website:https://www.andshecouldbenext.com/
Film Sponsor:Kohl's
88Nine Radio Milwaukee
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Grace Lee
Marjan Safinia
Producer:Grace Lee, Marjan Safinia, Jyoti Sarda
Ava DuVernay
Cinematographer:Asad Faruqi
Editor:Juli Vizza
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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And She Could Be Next – Part 2: Claiming Power

Pt. II: “Claiming Power.” Filmed throughout 2018 and into 2019 by a team of women filmmakers of color, this documentary follows candidates and organizers across the country, asking whether democracy itself can be preserved—and made stronger—by those most marginalized. The series features history-makers, including Rashida Tlaib and Stacey Abrams.
Film Info
Program Category:Community Health and Well-Being
Release Year:2020
Runtime:82
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Website:https://www.andshecouldbenext.com/watch
Film Sponsor:Kohl's
88Nine Radio Milwaukee
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Grace Lee
Marjan Safinia
Producer:Grace Lee, Marjan Safinia, Jyoti Sarda
Ava DuVernay
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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Another Scar of Genocide

Fashion designer Darlene Perkins of Red Lightning Couture uses her fashion shows as a vehicle to bring awareness to a serious Indigenous health crisis. Her newfound Indigenous celebrity alliances join her to raise awareness of the epidemic of diabetes throughout Indian Country.
Film Info
Program Category:Community Health and Well-Being
Release Year:2019
Runtime:52
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Justin Deegan
Producer:Darlene Perkins
Justin Deegan
Screenwriter:Justin Deegan
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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Ballet After Dark

The story of a young woman who found the strength to survive after an attack. She created an organization that helps survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence find healing after trauma through dance therapy.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:13
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:B. Monét
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Black Boy Joy

An introspective slice-of-life story about two generations of black men, living within the same household, juggling the demands of raising a young son with autism.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:17
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Website:https://blackboyjoyfilm.com/
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Martina Mossell Lee
Producer:Nasir Kenneth Ferebee
Jhanvi Motla
Screenwriter:Michelle Sam
Cinematographer:Morgan Cooper
Editor:Brandon Porter
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black enuf*

Examining questions of race, difference, and self-acceptance through a personal journey, director Carrie Hawks interweaves stories from their great grandmother’s autobiography, interviews of family and friends, and hand-drawn memories in this animated documentary.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2017
Runtime:22
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Carrie Hawks
Producer:Carrie Hawks
Screenwriter:Carrie Hawks
Cinematographer:Kyle Kelley
Editor:Veronique Doumbe
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Blind Spot

A brief glimpse through the life of Granny Lue, a woman of faith, fearlessness, and fierce energy who never allowed her disability to dictate her ability to live.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2020
Runtime:14
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Marquise Mays
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Bodega

When a caucasian family moves into Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, an elder in the family says something inappropriate, causing the local community to take extreme measures to get an apology.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2017
Runtime:19
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Donna Augustin
Talibah L. Newman
Screenwriter:Donna Augustin
Talibah L. Newman
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Charm City

Take a verité look at the streets of Baltimore in the throes of an unprecedented three-year stretch of violence, with distrust of the police at an all-time high. As neighborhoods hang in the balance, we follow along with the compassionate police officers, determined community organizers, and young city councilman all working together on fresh and innovative solutions to stem the tide of violence and police brutality. Charm City is vitally relevant for all cities struggling on these fronts, providing a potential pathway toward healing.
Film Info
Program Category:Institutional Health and Well-Being
Release Year:2018
Runtime:108
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
China
Original Language:English
Film Sponsor:Ernst & Young
Rockwell Automation
Rotary Club of Milwaukee
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Marilyn Ness
Producer:Katy Chevigny
Marilyn Ness
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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Cooked: Survival By Zip Code

In the summer of 1995, Chicago experienced an unthinkable disaster, when extremely high humidity and a layer of heat-retaining pollution drove the heat index up to more than 126 degrees. Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand looks tells the story of this deadly heatwave, the most traumatic in U.S. history, in which 739 citizens died over the course of just a single week, most of them poor, elderly, and African American.
Film Info
Program Category:Institutional Health and Well-Being
Release Year:2018
Runtime:76
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Judith Helfand
Producer:Judith Helfand
Fenell Doremus
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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Decade of Fire

A shocking but untold piece of American urban history, filmmakers Gretchen Hildebran and Vivian Vásquez chronicle a series of South Bronx fires that raged throughout the 1970s. Left unprotected by the city government, nearly a quarter-million people were displaced as their close-knit, multiethnic neighborhood burned to the ground.
Film Info
Program Category:Institutional Health and Well-Being
Release Year:2018
Runtime:76
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Spanish
Subtitles:English
Film Sponsor:Manpower Group
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Vivian Vázquez Irizarry
Gretchen Hildebran
Producer:Vivian Vázquez Irizarry
Gretchen Hildebran
Julia Steele Allen
Neyda Martinez
Screenwriter:Vivian Vázquez Irizarry
Gretchen Hildebran
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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Evelyn X Evelyn

After the loss of their child, an African American couple descends into despair. Sometimes grief can be overwhelming for just us to tackle alone.
Film Info
Program Category:Shorts
Release Year:2018
Runtime:13
Event Type:Streaming
Country of Origin:United States
Original Language:English
Cinema Extra
Display Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Eric Pumphrey
Producer:Angelo Pullen
Tommy Savas
Luke Baybak
Jenna Johnson
Judy Craig
Screenwriter:Eric Pumphrey
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SHORTS: Everyday Struggles

Every day brings new challenges for those of us coping with wellness issues such as physical and mental disabilities, addiction, food insecurity, and homelessness. The subjects in this group of short films do what’s necessary to get by.
Film Info
Program Category:Family Health and Well-Being
Institutional Health and Well-Being
Community Health and Well-Being
Shorts
Runtime:100
Event Type:Streaming
Thu, Sep 10 12:00 PM
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