Inspirational Women: Films for Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and a great time to celebrate important women in history. Explore the films below and visit Films on Demand for more films and clips. Films on Demand provides more than 20,000 high quality streaming videos and includes award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches, and newsreels.  Films or shorter film segments can be easily embedded into Sakai course sites.

Happy Women’s History Month!

Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist.

Marie Curie was a Nobel Prize winning physicist and chemist who explored radioactivity.

Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were women’s rights and suffrage activists.

Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a abolitionist and led hundreds of slaves to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.

Shirley Chisholm became the first African-American congresswoman in 1968 and fought for education and social justice reform.