Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story, a documentary from director Laura Fairrie, tells the story of the remarkable success of writer Jackie Collins. With material from her childhood on up, we see how the writer turned herself into a media mogul and a worldwide phenomena. Watch the film on Netflix.Continue Reading: Review: Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story
P!nk All I Know so Far is a documentary about the tour and behind the scenes action with her family that lead up to P!nk’s first Wembley Stadium performance in 2019. As P!nk herself put it, “It’s a concert, it’s a tour, but it’s also the story of our life.”Continue Reading: P!nk All I Know So Far is fearless and personal
Oprah Winfrey Presents: When They See Us Now is a one hour interview show with numerous people involved in the 4 part series When They See Us.Continue Reading: Oprah Winfrey Presents: When They See Us Now
Ask Dr. Ruth tells the biographical story of Ruth Westheimer. She’s closing in on her 90th birthday in this documentary, and still publishing books about sex. You can see this fascinating woman’s story on Hulu.Continue Reading: Review: Ask Dr. Ruth
When They See Us is the true story of the 5 Black and Brown teenagers jailed for raping a woman in New York’s Central Part in 1989. They were innocent and finally exonerated after spending many years in prisons.Continue Reading: Review: When They See Us
Street Food is a Netflix original series looking at the history and traditions of street food all over Asia. Hungry? This series will make you feel that way!Continue Reading: Review: Street Food
Chavela is an inspiring documentary about the life of the famous Costa Rican-born Mexican singer Chavela Vargas. She died in 2012 at the age of 93 after a tempestuous, rebellious, lifetime filled with songs, love, and loneliness.Continue Reading: Review: Chavela
I learned about the documentary Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII from being on Twitter at the right moment to catch a tweet in a conversation about Black History Month from my BlogHer friend Kim Pearson.Continue Reading: Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII
I was eager to see Letters from Baghdad on PBS. It told the story of Gertrude Bell, an amazing and intrepid English woman who helped set the course of the Middle East a century ago.
Feminists: What Were They Thinking? takes a slightly different approach to the history of feminism. If you lived through the various waves of feminist thought, you aren’t going to see anything new, but you will see some new faces entering the discussion. Continue Reading: Review: Feminists: What Were They Thinking?