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Can: Mental Illness and Recovery in the Asian-American Community
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written by Pearl Park; directed by Pearl Park (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 5 mins
In a culture where mental problems are often viewed as a stigma that brings shame to the family, this documentary breaks an important silence. CAN is a seminal film about Asian Americans suffering from mental illness. In a culture where mental problems are often viewed as a stigma that brings shame to the family,...
written by Pearl Park; directed by Pearl Park (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 5 mins
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A Family Portrait
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directed by Jeff Haig, fl. 2011 and Melissa Leu, fl. 2011; produced by Jeff Haig, fl. 2011 and Melissa Leu, fl. 2011 (Los Angeles, CA: Parallel Lines, 2012), 15 mins
Following a gay couple raising children, this film explores the definition of family in 21st-century America. It examines the meaning of love, discusses social expectations surrounding families, and considers societal challenges facing gay couples.
directed by Jeff Haig, fl. 2011 and Melissa Leu, fl. 2011; produced by Jeff Haig, fl. 2011 and Melissa Leu, fl. 2011 (Los Angeles, CA: Parallel Lines, 2012), 15 mins
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The Healing Years: Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
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written by Kathy Barbini; directed by Kathy Barbini; produced by Kathy Barbini, Big Voice Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
THE HEALING YEARS Women Survivors Of Child Sexual Abuse Produced and directed byKathy Barbini for Big Voice Pictures This important documentary investigates the effect of incest on three women as it illuminates their journey from pain and despair to recovery to finally working to end the cycle of incest. The film...
written by Kathy Barbini; directed by Kathy Barbini; produced by Kathy Barbini, Big Voice Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
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Hidden Battles
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directed by Victoria Mills; produced by Lila Yomtoob, fl. 2001, Kathy Leichter, fl. 1990, Hayley Downs, fl. 2009 and Victoria Mills (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 5 mins
How does killing change the person who pulls the trigger? Hidden Battles is a dramatic and deeply intimate documentary about the psychological impact of war on five soldiers. Representing a cross-section of nationality, gender, class, and race, these soldiers unveil intimate memories about a central act of combat...
directed by Victoria Mills; produced by Lila Yomtoob, fl. 2001, Kathy Leichter, fl. 1990, Hayley Downs, fl. 2009 and Victoria Mills (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 5 mins
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Mom's Home
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written by Maureen Judge, 1955-; directed by Maureen Judge, 1955-; produced by Maureen Judge, 1955-, Makin' Movies Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 57 mins
MOM'S HOME A film by Maureen Judge Here is a compassionate and intimate documentary about aging mothers who live with their adult daughters. The stories realistically portray the pain of loneliness, the ailments, and the difficult financial circumstances experienced by many single, widowed and divorced women who...
written by Maureen Judge, 1955-; directed by Maureen Judge, 1955-; produced by Maureen Judge, 1955-, Makin' Movies Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 57 mins
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Strike Dice! Betting on My Father
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written by Natalie Picoe; directed by Natalie Picoe; produced by Michael Solomon and Natalie Picoe (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 58 mins
Addiction can break up families, and often does. This is the story of a daughter whose father, an addicted gambler, left the family when the children were young to pursue his addiction in Las Vegas. As a grown woman, Natalie goes to Las Vegas in search of her father, where she finds him homeless, gaunt, and unwash...
written by Natalie Picoe; directed by Natalie Picoe; produced by Michael Solomon and Natalie Picoe (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 58 mins
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When the Shooting Stops
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directed by Lisa Davis Larry, fl. 2013; produced by Lisa Davis Larry, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 30 mins
Violent news stories of shooting victims and grieving families can be seen every day, but the private stories of the families' recoveries are rarely made known. When the Shooting Stops examines the lives of four families after gun violence and how they respond to their losses. An armed robbery resulting in the kil...
directed by Lisa Davis Larry, fl. 2013; produced by Lisa Davis Larry, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 30 mins
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