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Once My Mother
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directed by Sophia Turkiewicz, 1946-; produced by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Ronin Films, 2014), 1 hour 13 mins
When Australian filmmaker Sophia Turkiewicz was seven years old, her Polish mother, Helen, abandoned her in an Adelaide orphanage. Sophia never forgot this maternal act of betrayal. Now in middle age, as Sophia examines her troubled relationship with Helen, she discovers the story behind Helen's miraculous wartime...
directed by Sophia Turkiewicz, 1946-; produced by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Ronin Films, 2014), 1 hour 13 mins
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Gender & Communication: Styles and Stereotypes
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produced by Kari Dean McCarthy and Joseph Lombardo, fl. 2006 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 21 mins
The moment someone declares, 'It's a boy!' or 'It's a girl!' the biological make up of that child isn't the only thing established - a process of gendering begins and continues throughout that person’s life. One aspect of that process is how we learn to communicate. Based on the premise that males and females le...
produced by Kari Dean McCarthy and Joseph Lombardo, fl. 2006 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 21 mins
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Pupila de Mujer
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directed by Florencia Copley (Buenos Aires, Federal District (Argentina): Cruz del Sur CINE, 2013), 52 mins

Retrata la vida de Moira Millán, mujer mapuche que en contar la historia de su vida, cuenta la historia de su tierra. Un road movie contado desde la perspectiva de una indígena en la sociedad argentina.

Retrata a vida de Moira Millán, mulher Mapuche que, ao contar a história de sua vida, conta a história de su...

directed by Florencia Copley (Buenos Aires, Federal District (Argentina): Cruz del Sur CINE, 2013), 52 mins
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Anne Braden: Southern Patriot
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directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins
Anne Braden: Southern Patriot provides a moving, in-depth biography of an organizer and journalist who for a remarkable 60 years participated in the most significant movements for racial and economic justice in this country’s most conservative region - the South. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. praised her stea...
directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins
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Bhutto: Democracy Was Her Greatest Revenge
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directed by Duane Baughman and Johnny O'Hara, fl. 2007; produced by Duane Baughman, Amy J. Berg, 1970-, Arleen Sorkin, 1955- and Mark Siegel, fl. 2010, Icon Television Music and Yellow Pad Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 51 mins
The epic story of Benazir Bhutto, the first woman in history elected to lead a Muslim nation. A favored daughter of the family often called the “Kennedys of Pakistan,” Benazir was elected Prime Minister after her father was overthrown and executed by his own military. Her time in power saw acts of courage and...
directed by Duane Baughman and Johnny O'Hara, fl. 2007; produced by Duane Baughman, Amy J. Berg, 1970-, Arleen Sorkin, 1955- and Mark Siegel, fl. 2010, Icon Television Music and Yellow Pad Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 51 mins
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Sex and the Wailing Wall
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directed by Yael Katzir, fl. 1992; produced by Yael Katzir, fl. 1992, New Love Films (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 44 mins
A band of brave Jewish women are fighting back for the right to raise their voices at the Wailing Wall. The holy site is the most potent symbol for Jews. Yet it is dominated by the ultra-Orthodox who seek to maintain segregation of the sexes and limit the rights of women who want to pray there. Now a group of wome...
directed by Yael Katzir, fl. 1992; produced by Yael Katzir, fl. 1992, New Love Films (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 44 mins
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Zahra: Change Begins at Home
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directed by Imad Karam, 1976-; produced by Imad Karam, 1976-, FLT Films (London, England: FLT Films, 2011), 26 mins
Zahra: Change Begins at Home tells of the passion and commitment of a single mother with four children, a refugee from Somalia, who overcomes obstacles to transform her life and make a difference in the community. Tackling crucial issues that affect social harmony, breaking down communication barriers between the...
directed by Imad Karam, 1976-; produced by Imad Karam, 1976-, FLT Films (London, England: FLT Films, 2011), 26 mins
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Ya No Mas (I've Had Enough!)
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directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 39 mins
"I'm a Macho Man! I beat my woman! I'm very macho! If you want to tame a woman, beat her!" Lyrics from a Nicaraguan popular song. Violence against women affects the lives of millions of women worldwide, in all socio-economic classes. It is the leading cause of death and injury among women from fifteen to forty-fiv...
directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 39 mins
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From Brothel to Bridehood
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directed by Jens Pedersen; produced by Jens Pedersen (Copenhagen, Capital Region: Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2009), 29 mins
From Brothel to Bridehood documentary Official Selection ARTIVIST FILM FESTIVAL www.ARTIVIST,com Director & producer Jens Pedersen Produced by Pedersen & Co. Duration 28 min. Year of production 2009 Original title Fra Bordel til Bryllup At the age of 10 Deepa was tricked into a brothel by her sister in-law. Vi...
directed by Jens Pedersen; produced by Jens Pedersen (Copenhagen, Capital Region: Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2009), 29 mins
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The Women In White
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directed by Gry Winther, fl. 2009; produced by Gry Winther, fl. 2009 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2009), 47 mins
In 2009, Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolution celebrates its 50th anniversary. Since Castro came to power in 1959, he has lead his country with an iron fist, developing an infamous system of informants and secret police to quiet the voices critical of his oppressive regime. In March 2003, Castro ordered the biggest c...
directed by Gry Winther, fl. 2009; produced by Gry Winther, fl. 2009 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2009), 47 mins
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