This is a trailer for an animated movie about Bilal, an Ethiopian ex-slave who became one of the Prophet Muhammad’s closest companions. One to keep an eye out for!
A YouTube rap battle series starring famous princesses - this one is Galadriel versus Leia. Starts slow, but some good stuff starting in the second verse.
The well-dressed woman doing this stunning high-wire act is to this day unknown! The best guess we have is celebrity Bird Millman, although the years on that don’t quite line up. (via the stellar Two Nerdy History Girls blog)
Check out this Kickstarter campaign for a stop-motion animated film about 16th century Irish pirate queen Grace O'Malley.
This old-school video of female-led martial arts demonstration is just a joy to watch. Thanks to Ruwani Weerasinghe for sending it in!
This is a trailer for Urduja, a Filipino film released in 2008. It follows the story of the legendary Filipina warrior princess, Urduja. I was all set to do an entry on her, but they beat me to the punch! (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Early rare test footage of Who Framed Roger Rabbit – back when Jessica Rabbit was a straight-out villain and Pee Wee Herman was the voice of Roger! Amazing look into an alternate history that I’m kind of glad never happened. I do hope the sequel gets made one day, though. (via my inimitable longtime friend... Read more »