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The Fruitless Tree
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directed by Aicha Macky, fl. 2011; composed by Dominique Peter, fl. 2015; produced by Sani Magori, 1971- and Clara Vuillermoz, fl. 2012, Les Films du Balibari and Maggia Images (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 52 mins
As a married but childless woman, Aicha finds herself in a situation that is totally “out of the ordinary” in her country, Niger, where women are expected to have children. But just like everywhere else in the world today, Niger also experiences problems with infertility. Based on her personal story, Aicha Mac...
directed by Aicha Macky, fl. 2011; composed by Dominique Peter, fl. 2015; produced by Sani Magori, 1971- and Clara Vuillermoz, fl. 2012, Les Films du Balibari and Maggia Images (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 52 mins
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Going for Goals: Zanzibar Soccer Dreams
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directed by Florence Ayisi, 1962- and Catalin Brylla, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2016), 1 hour 4 mins
Times are changing in the playing fields of soccer in Zanzibar as young Muslim girls are starting to have equal opportunities, and access to soccer training as part of physical education in schools. Thus, changing the status of women’s soccer - from playing in the streets to becoming part of Sports Education in...
directed by Florence Ayisi, 1962- and Catalin Brylla, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2016), 1 hour 4 mins
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The Free Voice of Egypt
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directed by Konstanze Burkard, fl. 2007-2015; produced by Konstanze Burkard, fl. 2007-2015 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 53 mins
Nawal El Saadawi is well-known the world over as a writer and feminist. She is one of the most important champions of the women's movement in her Egyptian homeland and indeed in the whole of the Arab world. In almost fifty novels, plays, and short stories, her writing opposes violence against women, sexual oppress...
directed by Konstanze Burkard, fl. 2007-2015; produced by Konstanze Burkard, fl. 2007-2015 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 53 mins
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The Mama Sherpas
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directed by Brigid Maher, fl. 2004; produced by Brigid Maher, fl. 2004, Tiny Leaps Productions and Black Salt Productions (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2015), 1 hour 17 mins
From executive producers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein (The Business of Being Born), this topical new documentary examines a growing shift in the birthing industry: the rise of Caesarean sections. With C-section rates dangerously over 30% in America, are midwives the solution? In recent years, the idea of a “colla...
directed by Brigid Maher, fl. 2004; produced by Brigid Maher, fl. 2004, Tiny Leaps Productions and Black Salt Productions (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2015), 1 hour 17 mins
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Undercover Egypt
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directed by Natasha Wheatley, fl. 2012-2015; produced by Philip Webb, fl. 1995-2017, Victory Square, Convergent Entertainment and Open Coast Media (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 1 hour 8 mins
Undercover Egypt is a one-hour documentary that follows journalist Natasha Wheatley as she returns to Egypt to explore controversial topics including gender roles, politics, and sexuality. Beautifully shot and analytically directed, explore Egypt – a country where worlds collide, and modern life merges with trad...
directed by Natasha Wheatley, fl. 2012-2015; produced by Philip Webb, fl. 1995-2017, Victory Square, Convergent Entertainment and Open Coast Media (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 1 hour 8 mins
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Advanced Style
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directed by Lina Plioplyte, fl. 2014; produced by Ari Seth Cohen, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
Advanced Style is a documentary that examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famed blog of the same name, this film paints intimate and colorful portraits of independent, stylish women aged 62 to...
directed by Lina Plioplyte, fl. 2014; produced by Ari Seth Cohen, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
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Breastmilk
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directed by Dana Ben-Ari, fl. 2014; produced by Dana Ben-Ari, fl. 2014 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 32 mins
Pregnant bodies are easier for society to accommodate. What follows birth is a different, messier story. Through new and honest ways, with a wide range of frank, difficult, revealing interviews, BREAST MILK follows the lives of breastfeeding women and addresses the many questions around breast milk.
directed by Dana Ben-Ari, fl. 2014; produced by Dana Ben-Ari, fl. 2014 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 32 mins
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Half the Road: The Passion, Pitfalls and Power of Women's Professional Cycling
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directed by Kathryn Bertine, fl. 2014; produced by Kathryn Bertine, fl. 2014, Bertine Enterprises and Springwood Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 47 mins
Directed by pro cyclist Kathryn Bertine, Half the Road explores the world of women's professional cycling, focusing on both the love of sport and the pressing issues of inequality that modern-day female athletes face in male dominated sports.
directed by Kathryn Bertine, fl. 2014; produced by Kathryn Bertine, fl. 2014, Bertine Enterprises and Springwood Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 47 mins
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Into the Sea
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directed by Marion Poizeau, fl. 2010-2016; produced by Marion Poizeau, fl. 2010-2016, Genevieve Poizeau, fl. 2010, Serge Poizeau, fl. 2010 and Easkey Britton, fl. 2006-2017 (France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2014), 54 mins

Three women - an Irish surfer, an Iranian snowboarder, and an Iranian diver - decide to introduce surf in Iran. In the Southeastern region, known for its waves, their belief in the values of sport allow them to connect with others and gain a new visibility in the society despite their veil. Surf could also bring e...

directed by Marion Poizeau, fl. 2010-2016; produced by Marion Poizeau, fl. 2010-2016, Genevieve Poizeau, fl. 2010, Serge Poizeau, fl. 2010 and Easkey Britton, fl. 2006-2017 (France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2014), 54 mins
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Altina
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directed by Peter Sanders, 1969-; produced by Victoria Sanders, fl. 2014 and Peter Sanders, 1969-, Victoria Sanders Film Partners (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
Altina is the provocative portrait of an American trendsetter whose free spirit defied convention. A woman ahead of her time, Altina Schinasi was born in 1907 in New York City; the daughter of a tobacco tycoon and decedent of Sephardic Jews, she upended the expectations that accompanied her position. Altina was a...
directed by Peter Sanders, 1969-; produced by Victoria Sanders, fl. 2014 and Peter Sanders, 1969-, Victoria Sanders Film Partners (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
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