Featured Series

Women Pioneers Series

This documentary series profiles four trailblazing visionaries.


All films are free admission. Some feature guest speakers and talkbacks.

Thank you to the following partners:

American Association of University Women Student Chapter

This series would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors:

Alden Library, Arts for Ohio, Film Division, Kennedy Lecture Series, Research Division, Science on Screen


Upcoming Women Pioneers Series Showings


Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone... [read more]

First Viewing January 30, 2018

Science on Screen® Presents BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both... [read more]

First Viewing February 13, 2018

Science on Screen® Presents JANE

Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a... [read more]

First Viewing February 27, 2018


Through its lyrical structure, Chavela will take viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Chavela Vargas. Centered around never before-seen interview footage of Chavela shot 20... [read more]

First Viewing March 20, 2018

Previous Women Pioneers Series Showings

Thank you to the sponsors of the Women Pioneers Series: Alden Library, Arts for Ohio, Film Division, Kennedy Lecture Series, Science on Screen