Women Filmmakers

Women Filmmakers

Featuring films directed and/or produced by women. This featured collection has been graciously sponsored by Indy Maven.

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Women Filmmakers
  • 50 Little Birds

    A short documentary about Indiana-based folk artist Geoff Davis. As an artist, Geoff finds ways to translate his experiences in nature into his art. His long canoe journeys provide him inspiration, connecting with the wildlife that eventually become delicate wood carvings. But Geoff is seeking mo...

  • Black Unscripted

    Told through the personal stories of five individuals, Black Unscripted is a fearless
    exploration of the way America’s need to define blackness has challenged the identity of an
    entire community

  • Snag in the Plan

    10 to 15 years ago when biologists caught and tracked bats in Southern Indiana, for every three bats captured, one was a northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis). Now, scientists are lucky to find one or two during a week-long search. In July 2019, researchers went looking for the norther...

  • Food First

    Attitudes about food are changing nationally. People are becoming selective about where they get their food, taking a stand against mass food production and working together to solve food access issues. Farmers’ markets, alternative food stores and expanded restaurant choices are popping up every...

  • Take Life As It Comes

    This is Nelly Scott-Neiderberger, a charming 88-year-old Swiss woman who has a big story to tell.

    Official Selection at the Switzerland International Film Festival, 2020

    Credits:
    Starring Nelly Scott-Neiderberger
    Carmen Vincent, Director/Producer/Camera/Editor
    Evan Knowles, Production Assistant

  • Braided With The Current

    Braided with the Current by Katelyn Calhoun and Hannah Hodges looks at some of the historical uses of the river then spends time with young people who live on the river and/or who study its environmental conditions. Through the characters in the film, we learn about some of the factors impacting ...

  • White River: Perspectives

    In presenting the perspectives of a farmer, construction worker and recreational user of the White River, White River: Perspectives examines existing beliefs Indianapolis residents have about the White River and challenges them to think about it differently.

  • The Net Makers

    Movie

    In rural Southern Indiana, two men carry on the tradition of crafting hoopnets and commercially fishing in the White and Wabash Rivers. Despite the threat of invasive species, climate change impacts and the shifting dynamics of commercial fishing and social norms, Larry and Danny spend countless ...

  • Live Adventurously

    Movie

    "Live Adventurously" is an award-winning documentary film following the women who won the inaugural DNK Presents Women's Adventure Giveaway. Four lucky women were chosen to win a backcountry wilderness adventure, disconnected from technology they lived off the grid together where they discovered ...