Below is information regarding the 2016 St. Louis International Film Festival. The 2017 festival will take place Nov. 2-12, 2017. Submissions are now open.

She Started It

Schedule

Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30pm

Following five women over two years as they pitch venture capitalists, build teams, bring products to market, fail, and start again, “She Started It” takes viewers on a global roller-coaster ride from San Francisco to Mississippi, from France to Vietnam. Along the way, it weaves in big-picture perspectives from women such as investor Joanne Wilson; White House CTO Megan Smith; GoldieBlox CEO Debbie Sterling; and Ruchi Sanghvi, the first female engineer at Facebook. Through intimate, action-driven storytelling, “She Started It” explores the cultural roots of female underrepresentation in entrepreneurship, including pervasive self-doubt, fear of failure, and risk aversion among young women.

2015
90 min.
English, French & Vietnamese

Directed by

Nora Poggi & Insiyah Saeed

Country

France U.S.

Film Category

International Spotlight Leon & Mary Strauss Documentary Spotlight Robert French and French-Language Focus Women in Film Spotlight

Subject

Internet/Social Media

Film Website

Official Website