Wed. Nov 30th, 2022

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — The thirty fifth annual Rocky Mountain Girls’s Movie Pageant is underway on the Colorado Faculty campus. The theme of this yr’s occasion is to have fun the pushed, spirited, and numerous filmmakers who’ve been a central a part of the pageant since its starting.

“We present movies, primarily documentaries, which might be each by and about ladies,” mentioned Linda Dealer, the pageant’s govt director.

Pageant attendees can take pleasure in screenings of 41 movies throughout the three-day occasion.

Yoruba Richen directed The Rebellious Lifetime of Mrs. Rosa Parks, a documentary that explores the management function that Parks performed within the Civil Rights Motion past her well-known bus boycott.

Richen enjoys bringing the American public extra depth and element concerning the folks she options in her movies.

“I get to undergo the entire archives and determine how we’re going to inform this story, and it’s their story, nevertheless it’s additionally the bigger story of what’s occurring in our nation on the time and the way it resonates as we speak,” she mentioned.

The Rebellious Lifetime of Mrs. Rosa Park is obtainable on the Peacock streaming app. One other documentary that Richen created titled The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte hosts the Tonight Present can be streaming on Peacock

Tickets to the pageant can be found on-line via the web site

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