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9 to 5 No Longer
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produced by Persephone Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 57 mins
A demographic change is affecting all Americans wherever they work and live: the rise of the flexible workforce. The global economy, increasing numbers of two-income families and the need for businesses to retain talent both in the executive suite and among low-paid workers are all having an impact on the way we w...
produced by Persephone Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 57 mins
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Africa Dreaming, Sophia's Homecoming
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directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
Sophia's Homecoming reminds us that the devastating personal effects of the massive social dislocations caused by apartheid can never be erased. Sophia, like so many other women, becomes a self-reliant provider for her family, working as a domestic for a white family in Windhoek for 12 years. When her husband Naf...
directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
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Arise
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directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins

On every continent, women are taking the lead to protect and restore the natural environment, and are empowering others to respect the earth. Arise presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their communities, towns and villa...

directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins
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Awa: A Mother in West Africa
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directed by Alexis Curtis (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
This is an intimate portrait of a single mother in Burkina Faso who supports her six children through her street-side rice business. Like so many African women, Awa has received no formal education and operates within the informal sector earning, on average, about ' a day. As Awa narrates her life story, she never...
directed by Alexis Curtis (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
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Behind the Smile
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produced by Alan Handel Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 48 mins
Hundreds of thousands of Thai young women leave their rural homes to work in the factories of Bangkok. They are the backbone of Thailand's economic success, yet are looked upon as almost less than human. Behind the Smile explores the lives and culture of these young women who live in crowded dormitories or shacks...
produced by Alan Handel Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 48 mins
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Beyond the Wheel
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directed by Rajula Shah, 1974-; produced by Rajula Shah, 1974-, India Foundation for the Arts (Privately Published, 2005), 59 mins
Across cultures, tradition bars women from engaging in activities of a certain kind like, the plough, the fishing net or the potter's wheel. 'Beyond the Wheel' takes a look at three women in Indian pottery, across the rural-urban, modern-traditional divides, with reference to the taboo of the wheel. For the 'moder...
directed by Rajula Shah, 1974-; produced by Rajula Shah, 1974-, India Foundation for the Arts (Privately Published, 2005), 59 mins
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Black and White In Colour
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directed by Mira Erdevicki (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 1 mins
Vera Bila does everything in a big way. Her body is oversized. Her dark hair billows untidily. Her temperament is fiery. She chain smokes. She belts out songs with gusto in a hoarse, earthy voice. In fact, this singer from the Romany tradition is on her way to being a cabaret star in Europe. Surrounded by the husb...
directed by Mira Erdevicki (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 1 mins
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Blue-Eyed Black Boy
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written by Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966, Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966 (1930), in Wines in the Wilderness: Plays by African American Women from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present, edited by Elizabeth Brown-Guillory. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1990), (written in 1930) (Alexander Street Press, 1990, originally published 1989), 5 page(s)
written by Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966, Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966 (1930), in Wines in the Wilderness: Plays by African American Women from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present, edited by Elizabeth Brown-Guillory. (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1990), (written in 1930) (Alexander Street Press, 1990, originally published 1989), 5 page(s)
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Bobbi Brown's Next Chapter
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produced by Dow Jones & Company; interview by Elisa Lipsky-Karasz, 1978- (New York, NY: Wall Street Journal, 2019), 23 mins
Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Beauty Evolution, talks about what it takes to build a wellness brand with WSJ Magazine Deputy Editor Elisa Lipsky-Karasz.
produced by Dow Jones & Company; interview by Elisa Lipsky-Karasz, 1978- (New York, NY: Wall Street Journal, 2019), 23 mins
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Breaking Big, Episode 3, Danai Gurira
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presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, OZY Media Productions and Calico, in Breaking Big, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
Zimbabwe-native Danai Gurira yearned to bring African faces and voices to Broadway through her plays. But how did this Tony Award nominated writer make the leap from dramatic story teller to Hollywood superstar with starring roles on mega-hits like “The Walking Dead” and “Black Panther”?
presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, OZY Media Productions and Calico, in Breaking Big, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
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