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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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A Child Unlike Any Other
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directed by Anna Barczewska, fl. 2005; produced by Claudette Jaiko, fl. 2005, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 11 mins
In this short documentary about autism, director Anna Barczewska examines the complex challenge of raising autistic children. Through the voice of Jan's devoted mother and the comments of specialists, the film offers an introduction to this neurological disorder that reduces one's ability to communicate with the o...
directed by Anna Barczewska, fl. 2005; produced by Claudette Jaiko, fl. 2005, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2005), 11 mins
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Congo: The Doctor Who Saves Women
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(Icarus Films, 2015), 52 mins

Dr. Denis Mukwege is a gynecologist and the founder of Panzi, a hospital whose primary mission is treating women who have been raped - casualties in the Democratic Republic of Congo's decades-long war. At the hospital, in the Kivu district of the country, Mukwege and his mostly female team provide reconstructive s...

(Icarus Films, 2015), 52 mins
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A Dangerous Idea
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(Bullfrog Films, 2017), 1 hour 48 mins

There is a dangerous idea that has threatened the American Dream from the very beginning. It is a strong current of biological determinism which views some groups, races and individuals as inherently superior to others and more deserving of fundamental rights. Despite the founders' assertion that 'all are created...

(Bullfrog Films, 2017), 1 hour 48 mins
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Double Life, a Short History of Sex in the USSR
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(Icarus Films, 2017), 55 mins

The October Revolution ushered in an era of sexual freedom and liberation from bourgeois conventions. Satisfying sexual needs had to be "as simple as drinking a glass of water," according to feminist Alexandra Kollontai who was at the forefront of the fight for the liberation of morals.

Rapidly, the situation spir...

(Icarus Films, 2017), 55 mins
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A Film Called Blacks Can't Swim
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directed by Mysterex, fl. 2019; produced by Ed Accura, fl. 2019, SpaceDNA Production and MO-AM Masters Film Production (United Kingdom: Privately Published, 2019), 34 mins

The new documentary short film “A Film Called Blacks Can't Swim,” directed by award winning filmmaker Mysterex (MO-AM), is creating a huge on a global scale from both swimmers and non-swimmers.

We are pleased to present a great new humorous tongue-in-cheek but also educational independent short film which aims to...

directed by Mysterex, fl. 2019; produced by Ed Accura, fl. 2019, SpaceDNA Production and MO-AM Masters Film Production (United Kingdom: Privately Published, 2019), 34 mins
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Frontline, Kind Hearted Woman: Part 1
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directed by David Sutherland, fl. 1984-2014; produced by David Sutherland, fl. 1984-2014, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 51 mins
In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (The Farmer's Wife, Country Boys) creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota's Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Robin over three years as she...
directed by David Sutherland, fl. 1984-2014; produced by David Sutherland, fl. 1984-2014, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 51 mins
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Frontline, Kind Hearted Woman: Part 2
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directed by David Sutherland, fl. 1984-2014; produced by David Sutherland, fl. 1984-2014, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 2 hours 52 mins
In a special two-part series, acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (The Farmer's Wife, Country Boys) creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota's Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Robin over three years as she...
directed by David Sutherland, fl. 1984-2014; produced by David Sutherland, fl. 1984-2014, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 2 hours 52 mins
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Horizon, Season 53, Episode 15, Being Transgender
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directed by Sreya Biswas, fl. 2010; produced by Sreya Biswas, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 53, Episode 15 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
Horizon joins six people as they embark on this long journey to become the person they’ve always wanted to be. Looking at the latest medical advances, this programme explores how our brains, hormones and sex organs define our understanding of gender and sex. Are the binary options of female and male a biological...
directed by Sreya Biswas, fl. 2010; produced by Sreya Biswas, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 53, Episode 15 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
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Missing Out
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(Bullfrog Films), 27 mins
Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world, and less than a third of the population has access to any health care. Malnutrition remains the main cause of maternal and infant mortality and well over half of all pregnant women suffer from iron deficiency anemia. This program from the City Life series follows...
(Bullfrog Films), 27 mins
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