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Daughters of de Beauvoir
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produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
It has been over forty years since Simone de Beauvoir published the Second Sex which heralded the start of the women's movement. In this film we talk to the women who took the baton from de Beauvoir to race ahead with the cause: Kate Millet, Marge Piercy, Eva Figes and Ann Oakley. Through the eyes of the women she...
produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
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Disobeying Orders: G. I. Resistance to The Vietnam War
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directed by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990; produced by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 30 mins
This documentary focuses on the antiwar movement within the armed forces. Interviews with Vietnam veterans, including a navy nurse, are interwoven with archival photos, film footage, and popular music of the 1960's. One nurse coordinated an air drop of antiwar leaflets over her naval base for which she was court-m...
directed by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990; produced by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 30 mins
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In the Name of the Emperor
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- and Nancy Tong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 53 mins
This is the only American documentary film to examine the Rape of Nanjing, December 13, 1937, when the Japanese Imperial troops marched into this city in China. In just six weeks they murdered 300,000 civilians, and systematically raped and killed thousands of women. Today, the Japanese government continues to den...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- and Nancy Tong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 53 mins
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El Salvador: Portraits in A Revolution
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directed by Laura Jackson, fl. 2000; produced by Laura Jackson, fl. 2000 and Betsy Morgan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994, originally published 1992), 57 mins
This film documents the grassroots nature of revolutionary democracy and the courage of the ordinary people of El Salvador. In the 1980's, thousands of Salvadorans were forced to flee their homeland to refugee camps in Honduras. After nine years in the camps, they made a decision unprecedented in refugee history....
directed by Laura Jackson, fl. 2000; produced by Laura Jackson, fl. 2000 and Betsy Morgan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994, originally published 1992), 57 mins
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A Time of Love and War
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directed by Sabrina Mathews; produced by Michelle Smith and Malcolm Guy, Multi-Monde (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
When young Sabrina Mathews journeyed from Canada to the coffee plantations of Nicaragua to show support for the Sandinista cause, she had no idea she would forge a lifetime friendship with a young woman whose life would be tossed by the vicissitudes of cold war politics. After their initial meeting, the friendshi...
directed by Sabrina Mathews; produced by Michelle Smith and Malcolm Guy, Multi-Monde (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
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Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2, Women in War: Part 2
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produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 48 mins
Part II is dedicated to the women of the Americas. It begins in El Salvador, a country where torture and terrorism are part of every family's history. Salvadorean women are assuming leadership positions in the popular front movements for a more just society. In Boston, New York, Washington and Los Angeles, we meet...
produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 48 mins
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All Power to The People!
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directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins

Opening with a montage of four hundred years of race injustice in America, this powerful documentary provides the historical context for the establishment of the 60's civil rights movement. Rare clips of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, and other activists transport one back to those tumultuous times....

directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins
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El Chogui
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directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
Luis Miguel, a young peasant living in Oaxaca, had a dream. He wanted to lift his family out of poverty by becoming a champion Mexican boxer. He even invented a name for himself -- “El Chogui” (Little Bird). But when he determined that fame and fortune in the boxing ring was not a real possibility, he decided...
directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
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Death on a Friendly Border
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directed by Rachel Antell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 5 mins
The border that runs between Tijuana and San Diego is the most heavily militarized border between "friendly" countries anywhere in the world. Since 1994 when the U.S. instituted Operation Gatekeeper, an average of one person a day has died crossing into the U.S. The policy has been condemned by the UN Commissioner...
directed by Rachel Antell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 5 mins
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The Double Life of Ernesto Gomez Gomez
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directed by Gary Weimberg; produced by Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 55 mins
Fifteen-year-old Ernesto Gomez finds his life squeezed between two identities, two families and three nations: the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico. This moving and informative documentary follows the teenage Ernesto as he goes on a journey of self-discovery, moving from Mexico to the USA to meet his Puerto Rican birt...
directed by Gary Weimberg; produced by Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 55 mins
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