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Documentary film is a powerful medium. It can take us to places we’ll likely never visit and expose us to ideas we might never have encountered in our daily lives.
Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival, the longest continuous-running women’s film festival in North America, seeks to provide those deep-dive experiences. Due to the pandemic, this year’s festival will look different. All 35 films, the opening night gala and post-screen discussions with directors will happen online at rmwfilm.org.
“It’s learning something that is new to everybody,” says Linda Broker, the festival’s executive director, “and learning about something you find out afterward that everybody already knew.”
Unlike previous years, when the festival ran Friday through Sunday, this year it will run nine days, from Friday through Nov. 21. It gives people…