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The Women Who Won

Ruth Sokolof Mar 1 – Mar 7, 2024

In celebration of the 96th Academy Awards® and Film Streams’ See Change initiative, join us in viewing early works from the three distinguished artists who are the only women to ever win the Academy Award® for Best Director.

Films Featured In This Series

Songs My Brothers Taught Me - With an older brother in jail and living with their single mother on Pine Ridge Reservation, Johnny and his sister Jashuan's lives develop new challenges when their absentee cowboy father suddenly dies. The loss prompts Johnny to strike out for Los Angeles, but would mean leaving behind his beloved sister.

Sweetie- An introspective young woman's life is upturned by the arrival of her maladjusted sister.

The Loveless - Trouble ensues when a motorcycle gang stops in a small southern town while heading to the races at Daytona.

Join Us for the Series Deep Dive

Interested in exploring the series from a pedagogical viewpoint? Join us for Deep Dive: The Women Who Won on Saturday, March 9, from 10 am to 1 pm at the Ruth Sokolof to explore Kathryn Bigelow, Jane Campion, and Chloé Zhao's signature filmmaking styles.


  • $30 General
  • $20 Film Streams Members
  • $25 Student/Teacher/Senior/Military & First Responders

*Cost includes Deep Dive materials and snacks

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