Femmes to the Front

Femmes to the Front

Femmes to the Front
  • #OTVLIVE: Know We Can

    Created by Chelsea Peterson-Salahuddin


    "Know We Can," is long-form, magazine-style news show featuring interviews with local Chicago Black and of color public intellectuals, activists, and artists about local and current events from an intersectional and Black feminist per...

  • Futurewomen

    2 seasons

    Futurewomen documents women of color creating, through dialogues, story circles and performance workshops, a collective heroine who must adapt to oppressive environs and circumstances.

    It combines the drama of artistic creation, representations of original artwork, and alternate reality game (A...

  • The Haven
    1 season

    The Haven

    1 season

    The under-paid staff of a domestic violence shelter grapples with the messiness of their personal lives while trying to help their clients embark on abuse-free futures. A houseful of traumatized and temporarily homeless women—each with their own specific emotional baggage—means nearly constant ch...

  • Easy Abby
    2 seasons

    Easy Abby

    2 seasons

    Abby likes women. And sex. A lot. Abby can tune into the needs of her many lovers, but she’s full of anxiety otherwise. So she stays busy juggling affairs, friends, and her bipolar Mother. She dreams of
    living in Costa Rica and studying coral reefs, but Abby has yet to leave the Midwest.

  • Filmmaking While Femme Roundtable Talk

    Movie + 1 extra

    This International Women's Day join women and femme-filmmakers Ashley O'Shay, Elena Valentine, Stephanie Jeter, and host, Sarah Minnie as they discuss their journeys in the film industry, how they have thrived over the years, challenges they've overcome, and more.

  • Working Grrrls

    69 videos

    Playlist curated by OTV Head of Exhibition (2020) Chris Walker. Shows that revolve around the workplace or an artist's career.

  • If I Was Your Girl - Collection

    6 videos

    A collection of films by Coquie Hughes.

    People let you see what they want you to see when you first meet them, but time always reveal the true essence of a person.

  • FOBia
    1 season


    1 season

    An Indian immigrant woman adapts to life in America with her American roommate and Indian neighbor while dealing with cultural misunderstandings and general mayhem in FOBia.

    Written and created by Priya Mohanty.
    Directed by Reshmi Hazra Rustebakke.

  • Black Girl Magic

    5 seasons

    Black Girl Magic is a drag show starring a lineup of all black performers. Queens pay tribute to important black women with a diverse showcase that captures the breadth of talents and creativity within black drag community. Tune in LIVE with The Vixen every month!

  • Symbiotic
    1 season


    1 season

    Symbiotic explores two disabled women as they try to navigate their adult lives after impulsively moving in together.

  • F*ck Stan
    1 season

    F*ck Stan

    1 season

    Three friends road trip to Peoria to pull off a heist only to find that their target is a lot more complicated than they first thought. Written and Directed by Marrissa Coccaro, F*CK STAN is a three-part story that explores consent, responsibility, and consequences in a light-hearted foul mouthed...

  • Femme Feel Good Fierceness

    34 videos

    Playlist curated by OTV Head of Artist Development and Production (2021) Sarah Minnie.