The documentary film Girlie & Burly's voiceover says it best: "Seeing people who are the same size as me, the same weight as me, doing these amazing, strong powerful moves inspires me to push myself a bit further."
It’s no secret that the majority Hollywood films feature male protagonists; in an effort to eschew that shameful imbalance, we have selected titles starring strong, funny, intelligent, brave, and admirable women. Happy viewing!
In Wild, Strayed has this way of writing that is all at once sharp, witty, heartbreaking, and piercingly beautiful—that touches you at your very core. Would a film be able to capture this in any satisfying way?
The documentary Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago beautifully illustrates this interesting, quintessentially human desire to explore the world while exploring the soul. The film follows six individuals the 780 kilometers (nearly 500 miles) from St Jean Pied de Port, located on the French side of the Pyrenees, across the Spanish frontier to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.