Ruth Leitman

Ruth Leitman


Ruth Leitman has a BFA in Film and Photography from University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Through her company Ruthless Films, she has directed six feature length documentary films that have received funding from Rockefeller Foundation, Paul Robeson Fund, TriBeCa Film Institute, Fledgling Fund and Illinois Humanities Council. Her films focus on women and those whose lives have faced a lack of opportunity, but who are survivors.

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When Wrestling Is An Act Of Feminist Rebellion

The world of women’s wrestling operates by its own particular standards of objectification, equality, and the glass ceiling.