Resisterhood (2020)

Director: Cheryl Jacobs Crim Run Time: 96 min. Rating: PG

Starring: Jean Gearon, Joanna Lohman, Luis Gutiérrez, Margaret Morrison, Mimi Hassanein, Soraida Gutiérrez

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“If you want to effect change, you must participate. If you need a reminder that your vote, your voice matters, start with Resisterhood.”

– Rachel Willis, MaddWolf

About the film:

Winner of Best of Fest, Best Documentary, Best Director at Freedom Festival International.

A celebration of American democracy and the power of women, hope and resistance in modern American politics. Follow a diverse group of patriots as they fight for social justice on the streets and in the halls of power.

The film captures the initial years of the peaceful and historic female resistance that led from the January 21, 2016, Women’s March in Washington, D.C., to the groundbreaking 2018 mid-term election putting a record number of women into the U.S. Congress.

About the filmmakers:

Feature directorial debut for Cheryl Jacobs Crim, an acclaimed independent filmmaker who has been producing, directing and editing provocative, award-winning stories for television and film for three decades.

She is a Phi-Beta-Kappa graduate of Miami University with a B.S. in Mass Communications and Broadcast Journalism. Opportunity led her from Cincinnati to the East Coast and then Europe. After returning to the Washington, D.C. metro area, she founded Unshakable Productions working primarily with schools and nonprofits.

Crim says her “activist soul” led her to produce, direct and shoot Resisterhood. Her filmmaking team on the project included co-producer and lead editor Pippa McBride and editor Paige Lee Smith.

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MAJOR SUPPORT
Ohio Arts Council
Greater Columbus Arts Council
The Columbus Foundation
Campus Partners
WITH HELP FROM
G&J Pepsi
WOSU Public Media

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