Hear Me Roar Film Series - Hopkins Center at Dartmouth


Strong women onscreen and behind the camera.

The 19 th amendment, which (finally) granted American women the right to vote, was ratified by Congress on August 18, 1920. In celebration of 100 years of women's voices, Hopkins Center Film is highlighting women's artistic voices behind the camera throughout the year. Our #HearMeRoar series has always featured strong women on and offscreen, but this year we endeavor to showcase more women filmmakers than ever before. Welcome to #HearMeRoar: Director's Cut.

We are especially excited to introduce you to a number of groundbreaking directors who have taken the festival circuit by storm. At the Cannes Film Festival, Waad al-Kateab clinched Best Documentary for capturing the civil war in Syria in For Sama (Jan 25), and Mati Diop made history as the first black woman to compete at Cannes with her haunting romance Atlantics (Feb 7). At Sundance, Chinonye Chukwu won the Grand Jury Prize for Clemency (Feb 20), a psychological drama about a death row warden—as did Nanfu Wang in the documentary category for One Child Nation (Feb 9). And then of course we have a few potential Oscar contenders in the mix, including Kasi Lemmons's Harriet (Jan 24), Marielle Heller's A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Feb 9), Malina Matsoukas's Queen & Slim (Feb 13) and Greta Gerwig's take on Little Women (Feb 29).

Upcoming #HearMeRoar Films

Upcoming #HearMeRoar Films

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