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Women's History Month Video Series

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February 22, 2018

Every Sunday evening in March RETN will air films that explore women's history, art, culture, and leadership on Channel 16 and on BTV HD Channel 216. These videos have been produced by RETN and our regional access television partners, and we've gone deep into the vault to share some gems from years past! We've highlighted some of the videos below -- see our schedule to see all air times. 


  • Women on the Long Trail

    Compelling archival photos feature large in the talk “Green Mountain Girls: Women of the Long Trail,” by State Archivist Reidun Nuquist. Filmed by Mt. Mansfield Community Television.

    Sunday, March 4 | 5pm

  • The Art and Life of Grandma Moses

    Jane Kallir, co-director of the Galerie St. Etienne in New York, examines the work and times of Anna Mary Robertson "Grandma" Moses. Presented at the Shelburne Museum.

    Sunday, March 4 | 9pm

  • Vermont Women in the Abolitionist Movement

    Rokeby Museum director, Jane Williamson, gives a talk on what is known about the role of Vermont women in the movement toward emancipation of the slaves in the 19th century.

    Sunday, March 25 | 7pm


  • An Evening with Alice Walker

    Alice Walker reads from her book, "Anything We Love Can Be Saved: A Writer's Activism," and talks about religion, activism, and freedom at the Trinity College series, The Water Chair, as part of The Ties That Bind: Human Relations in the Family.

    Sunday, March 4 | 6pm

  • Alison Bechdel at the Burlington Book Festival

    Before Alison Bechdel became the Cartoonist Laureat of Vermont, before she was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship, she spoke here at the Burlington Book Festival about her cartooning, memoir, and storytelling.

    Sunday, March 11 | 7:15pm

  • Lida Winfield: Stories in Motion

    Performer and choreographer Lida Winfield talks about her work and creative process and performs excerpts from "In Search of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic" and "Imaginary," as part of the StoryCraft conversation series.

    Sunday, March 25 | 6pm


  • Female Founders Series

    Female entrepreneurs from around the state share their experiences starting their companies from the ground up in the fields of energy, fitness, health, technology, performing arts, and more.

    Sunday, March 4 |10pm

  • The Women's and Gender Center

    Champlain College series The Chauncey Report talks with Alayna Masker about the new Women's and Gender Center on campus, and its service to the college community.

    Sunday, March 18 | 10:45pm

  • Clarina Nichols & The Vt. Legislature of 1852

    Marilyn "Lyn" Blackwell, Ph.D, recounts Clarina Nichols's groundbreaking address to the Vermont Legislature on the legal rights of married women -- given in the 1850's, when it was extraordinary for a woman to address a political assembly.

    Sunday, March 11 | 6pm