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99% Woman
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produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
In October, 1998, forty-five year old Benjy Nelson - former high school athlete and United States Air Force airman - had a sex-change operation. During his air force career, he began to dress as a woman - first at home, and then in public. For the last five years before his operation, Benjy dressed as a woman full...
produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
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AIDS at Issue: Coping with an Epidemic
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directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 mins
While the AIDS epidemic is causing immeasurable personal tragedies, it also raises a host of difficult public issues that must be answered by society as a whole. What should be done to help people protect themselves from the virus? What measures should be taken to keep those already infected from spreading the vir...
directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 mins
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Autumn's Harvest
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directed by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016; produced by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 46 mins
HIV isn’t just infecting the poor and socially marginalized in faraway places. It’s happening right here in our own backyard. To the people who help put food on our tables. In fact, the rate of infection among migrant workers appears to be at least 10 and perhaps 20 times that of the national average. Autumn€..
directed by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016; produced by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 46 mins
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Facing Forward: A Charter School for At-risk Youth
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directed by Laura Paglin, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 7 mins
In Cleveland, where only one in twenty African American males graduates from high school, a new charter middle school, E Prep, is one of a wave of organizations championing the 'old school' values of hard work, discipline, and respect for authority. This award-winning film asks the question, can a school with high...
directed by Laura Paglin, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 7 mins
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Odô Yá!: Life with AIDS
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written by Tania Cypriano; directed by Tania Cypriano; produced by Tania Cypriano (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 59 mins
This is the affirming story of how Candomble, a Brazilian religion of African origin, has become a source of strength and power for a group of AIDS sufferers. Shot in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Bahia, it shows the rituals of Candomble and the celebration of Carnival. It features the personal struggles and words...
written by Tania Cypriano; directed by Tania Cypriano; produced by Tania Cypriano (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 59 mins
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The Out List
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directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-; produced by Tommy Walker, fl. 1986, Sam McConnell, fl. 1997 and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-, HBO (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 59 mins
The OUT List features a diverse cross-section of accomplished leaders from entertainment, business, sports and public service sharing intimate stories on childhood, understanding gender and sexuality, building careers while out and reflecting on the challenges still facing the LGBT community. Against the backdrop...
directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-; produced by Tommy Walker, fl. 1986, Sam McConnell, fl. 1997 and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-, HBO (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 59 mins
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Sex and Money: Dr. John Money on Sexual Identity
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produced by Humanist League (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 53 mins
In this fascinating documentary on transsexuality, Dr. John Money shares his ideas on gender identity. Dr. Money is well known for his research on what makes a person become heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual or transsexual. In this film he presents his ideas on the anatomical and biological factors that steer one...
produced by Humanist League (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 53 mins
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Sworn Virgins
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directed by Elvira Dones; produced by Elvira Dones, Radiotelevisione Svizzera and Dones Media LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 mins
Why would a girl swear to stay a virgin? What kind of tradition sanctions this form of self-denial? In a mountainous area of Albania, an ancestral code of laws -- observed to this day -- placed women in the bottom rank of society. It dictates that "a woman is a sack, made to endure." A woman cannot choose her husb...
directed by Elvira Dones; produced by Elvira Dones, Radiotelevisione Svizzera and Dones Media LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 mins
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Adventures in The Gender Trade
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directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: A Gender," are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have thei...
directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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Becoming Ayden
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
In Becoming Ayden, we meet seventeen year-old Adina Scheim from Toronto who is becoming a boy named Ayden. Ayden is willing to go to great lengths to alter her female body to correspond with her male self image. Ayden recently began taking testosterone and her voice has started to deepen -- an irreversible physica...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
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