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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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Anna
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directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins

November 1815. An enslaved woman named Anna is sold away from her family in Maryland to slave traders, taken to Washington D.C., and locked in a tavern garret. She is about to be sold to Georgia and separated from her children. Desperate and trapped, she makes a decision that changes everything. Based on true even...

directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins
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Anne Braden: Southern Patriot
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directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins
Anne Braden: Southern Patriot provides a moving, in-depth biography of an organizer and journalist who for a remarkable 60 years participated in the most significant movements for racial and economic justice in this country’s most conservative region - the South. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. praised her stea...
directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins
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Author Roxane Gay is Not Your Typical Feminist
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produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018), 4 mins
Nov.16 -- Roxane Gay, a New York Times best selling author for her 2014 essay collection "Bad Feminist," faced repeated rejection throughout her early years as a writer. Pushing through that rejection, and subsequently through societal barriers, her work has since been published far and wide. Along with Yona Harve...
produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018), 4 mins
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Beyond Babyland
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directed by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974; produced by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974, University of Memphis (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 56 mins
Of the thirty most industrialized nations, the U.S. has the worst record of infant mortality, with African American babies dying at three times the rate of whites. In some places, that rate equals those of many third world countries. When filmmakers David Appleby and Craig Leake discovered that their hometown of M...
directed by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974; produced by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974, University of Memphis (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 56 mins
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Black Feminist
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directed by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016; produced by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016 and Maiya Sinclair, fl. 2016 (Atlanta, GA: Zanah Thirus Films, 2019), 53 mins
Black Feminist is a feature length documentary film surrounding the double edged sword of racial and gender oppression that black women face in America. This documentary is told through interviews from scholars, lecturers, writers, business owners, veterans, comedians and authors. In addition to information interv...
directed by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016; produced by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016 and Maiya Sinclair, fl. 2016 (Atlanta, GA: Zanah Thirus Films, 2019), 53 mins
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Black Women in America & Their Fight for Voting Rights
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produced by Brian Stewart, fl. 2008, Stewart Media USA LLC (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media, 2021), 30 mins
The battles for African American women fought 100 years ago--for a constitutional right and against segregationist and discriminatory Jim Crow laws in the South echo today as American women continue to work against voter suppression and for full access to the polls. During the 19th and 20th centuries, Black women...
produced by Brian Stewart, fl. 2008, Stewart Media USA LLC (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media, 2021), 30 mins
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Bodily Functions
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directed by Lisa Marie Bronson and Jocelyn Taylor; produced by Jocelyn Taylor (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 13 mins
Exploring the notions of body image and sexual expression as they intersect with family and society, this short interweaves three narratives: first, a "naked fugitive on the loose" as she runs, walks and leaves traces of her "alien" existence throughout
directed by Lisa Marie Bronson and Jocelyn Taylor; produced by Jocelyn Taylor (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 13 mins
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The Cinematic Jazz of Julie Dash
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directed by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999; produced by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999, Our Film Works (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1992), 27 mins
This is an in-depth interview with filmmaker Julie Dash, whose first feature film, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST, has become a critical and word-of-mouth sensation since its release in the Winter of 1992.
directed by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999; produced by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999, Our Film Works (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1992), 27 mins
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Daughters of the New Republic: Harriet Tubman and Sarah Bradford
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directed by Linda Robertson, fl. 2016; produced by Due North Productions (Trumansburg, NY: Due North Productions, 2016), 1 hour 12 mins
Today, Harriet Tubman is an icon for the struggle for freedom in the United States. Her story might have been lost to history except for one woman, Sarah Bradford, who agreed to write her friend's biography. But who was she? Why did she say, "Yes," when others called her plan to make a heroine of a black woman and...
directed by Linda Robertson, fl. 2016; produced by Due North Productions (Trumansburg, NY: Due North Productions, 2016), 1 hour 12 mins
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