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2 Girls
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directed by Marco Speroni, 1955-; produced by Marco Speroni, 1955- and Federico Schiavi, 1972-, Nacne (Florence, Tuscany: Berta Films, 2016), 52 mins
Lota comes from the poor rural area of Bangladesh and dreams to improve her status and gain economic independency. She moves to megacity of Dhaka, finds shelter in a slum and starts to work in a garment factory. She works 12 hours a day, earning 50 cents of a dollar per hour. Tigist, Ethiopian girl, was ment to h...
directed by Marco Speroni, 1955-; produced by Marco Speroni, 1955- and Federico Schiavi, 1972-, Nacne (Florence, Tuscany: Berta Films, 2016), 52 mins
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Women, City Girl Rez Woman
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directed by Debbie S. Mishibinijima, fl. 2014, in Women (Montréal, QC: Wapikoni Mobile, 2014), 7 mins
Debbie lost her native language when she moved to the city of Toronto. This personal film explores her efforts to remember who she really is.
directed by Debbie S. Mishibinijima, fl. 2014, in Women (Montréal, QC: Wapikoni Mobile, 2014), 7 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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Mamá Chocó
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directed by Diana Kuellar, fl. 2001; produced by Juanita Giraldo, fl. 2015 and Sandra Escobar, fl. 2015, Making Docs and Four Media Group (Cali, Valle del Cauca Department: Making Docs, 2015), 58 mins
Chocó is one of the regions with the greatest natural and hydraulic wealth in the world, hence our character: Paulina, a fertile woman like her land, mother of 26 children, midwife and artist. A person with a joy and love for life surprising. One day a bombing forces her to leave her house and her land together...
directed by Diana Kuellar, fl. 2001; produced by Juanita Giraldo, fl. 2015 and Sandra Escobar, fl. 2015, Making Docs and Four Media Group (Cali, Valle del Cauca Department: Making Docs, 2015), 58 mins
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Runaway Grooms
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directed by Ali Kazimi; produced by Ali Kazimi (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 55 mins
Many men of Indian origin residing in the West travel to India to meet an Indian woman, marry her and bring her to the West. Increasingly a large percentage of these brides are abandoned over dowry disputes. "Runaway Grooms" looks into this disturbing trend that has shattered the lives of at least 10,000 women in...
directed by Ali Kazimi; produced by Ali Kazimi (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 55 mins
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Women, Kokom déménage (Kokom on the Move)
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directed by Evelyne Papatie, fl. 2008 and Vince Papatie, fl. 2006; produced by Manon Barbeau, fl. 2005 and Jacques Turgeon, in Women (Montréal, QC: Wapikoni Mobile, 2006), 6 mins
This film tells the story of the annual migration of the last nomadic people of Abitibi towards Kitcisakik, "the island of the elders", in great Lake Victoria, where time stands still.
directed by Evelyne Papatie, fl. 2008 and Vince Papatie, fl. 2006; produced by Manon Barbeau, fl. 2005 and Jacques Turgeon, in Women (Montréal, QC: Wapikoni Mobile, 2006), 6 mins
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And Thereafter
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directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 mins
This multi-festival film is a portrayal of the fortitude of an immigrant 'war bride' in America. Seventy-six-year-old Young-Ja Wike is one of the 10,000 Korean women who married American G.I.s. after the war. For them marriage was the only escape from the crushing poverty of post-war Korea. 'Grandma' lives in Sout...
directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 mins
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Motherland, 1, A Genetic Journey
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directed by Archie Baron, fl. 1990-2014; produced by Tabitha Jackson, fl. 1982-2014, in Motherland, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour 30 mins,
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Cut off from their ancestry by the three-hundred-year-long slave trade which uprooted 12 million people from Africa, three people are given the opportunity, through DNA searches, to reconnect with their roots. Through advances in DNA research and with the help of laboratories in the UK and America, the possibility...
directed by Archie Baron, fl. 1990-2014; produced by Tabitha Jackson, fl. 1982-2014, in Motherland, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour 30 mins,
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Say I Do: Mail Order Brides
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directed by Nova Ami, fl. 1999; produced by Nova Ami, fl. 1999 and Erik Paulsson, fl. 2000 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 57 mins
Say I Do chronicles the stories of three 'mail-order brides' from the Philippines now living in North America. In order to escape lives of poverty and to support their families, these women uprooted themselves to marry men they did not know. Upon arriving in their new land, they found themselves isolated in remote...
directed by Nova Ami, fl. 1999; produced by Nova Ami, fl. 1999 and Erik Paulsson, fl. 2000 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 57 mins
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My American Girls: A Dominican Story
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directed by Aaron Matthews; produced by Aaron Matthews (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
This is a vivid portrayal of a year in the life of the Ortiz family -- hard working Dominican immigrants who live frugally in Brooklyn and dream of retiring one day in their native country. Their American-born daughters have different ideas and aspirations. These bittersweet contradictions form the core of the fil...
directed by Aaron Matthews; produced by Aaron Matthews (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
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