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Women's History Month

Find Kanopy's selection of Women's History month films here!

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The Codebreaker

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: THE CODEBREAKER tells the story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, a groundbreaking cryptanalyst who helped develop the codebreaking methods that led to the creation of the powerful new science of cryptology.

Twenty Pearls: The Story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

"TWENTY PEARLS" tells a powerful story of sisterhood. In 1908, nine Black women enrolled at Howard University made one decision that would change the course of history. These college students created Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated ®. For over 113 years, the sorority has influenced many of the most famous watershed moments in history.

Portrait of a Lady On Fire

Marianne is hired to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse. As the women orbit each other, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Héloïse's first moments of freedom. Nominated for Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language at the Golden Globes. Winner of Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival.


Set against the backdrop of the fight to close the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, Jackson captures the essential and hard truth of the lives at the center of the debate over reproductive healthcare in America.

Woman in Motion

Nichelle Nichols' daunting task to launch a national blitz for NASA, recruiting 8,000 of the nation's best and brightest, including the trailblazing astronauts who became the first African American, Asian and Latino men and women to fly in space.