Featured Series

Women Pioneers Series

This fall’s selection of Women Pioneers focus on the entertainment industry.

Free admission brought to you by Alden Library, The Black Student Cultural Programming Board, Film Division, LGBT Center, and Multicultural Center.



Upcoming Women Pioneers Series Showings


This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life... [read more]

First Viewing September 26, 2018

Women Pioneer Series: LOVE, GILDA

In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner reflects on her life and career. Weaving together her recently discovered audiotapes, interviews with friends (Chevy Chase, Lorne Michaels, Laraine Newman, Paul Shaffer and Martin... [read more]

First Viewing October 10, 2018

Women Pioneer Series: MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is drawn from a cache of personal tapes shot by Maya Arulpragasm and her closest friends over the last 22 years, capturing her remarkable journey from immigrant teenager... [read more]

First Viewing October 24, 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