The Coming Woman

The Coming Woman is a feature length documentary about Victoria Claflin Woodhull, a polarizing and internationally known figure of the 19th century, who, despite being the first woman to run for president in 1872, the first to open a stock brokerage, and the first to own and run a national newspaper, is almost completely unknown today. She was one of the most famous women of her era. Newspapers called her “The Coming Woman” because of her views were so far ahead of the times. Her accomplishments were astounding in an era when women were considered property of their fathers or husbands, and yet she was mysteriously erased from history. We need your help to finish the film, donate now to be part of team!





Please click above to donate. Your contributions will go directly to the finishing of the film: accessing archival photographs and documents, licensing never before seen images, interviewing historians about what happened to Victoria, and following in her footsteps to see what became of this fascinating woman after she was essentially run out of the country.

  • Directed by - The Rau Sisters
  • Produced by - Clarinet Marmalade
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