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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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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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Nabila
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directed by Johan Bjerkner and Håkan Berthas; produced by Stefan Sundlöf, fl. 2005, Knasterfilm (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2005), 59 mins
Nabila is a Muslim woman and popular political rapper. In a Swedish white, male dominated society, she’s determined to make her voice heard. But Nazi threats and cultural stereotypes stand in her way. Juggling family demands with her burgeoning career and university degree, she straddles a delicate line between...
directed by Johan Bjerkner and Håkan Berthas; produced by Stefan Sundlöf, fl. 2005, Knasterfilm (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2005), 59 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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Modern Heroes, Modern Slaves
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produced by Multi-Monde (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 49 mins
Contains graphic footage of murder and violence This item also contains graphic content.
Each day, thousands of women leave under developed countries like the Philippines to seek work as domestics in more prosperous places. What little money they earn they send home to their families. This crucial source of revenue to their country's economy has prompted the Philippine government to call these contrac...
produced by Multi-Monde (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 49 mins
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One of Us
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directed by Susan Korda (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 52 mins
Tolstoy wrote that all happy families are happy in the same way. Unhappy families are unhappy in their own ways. The filmmaker comes from a troubled Viennese Jewish family which was dislocated by the Nazis. While in Berlin to make a documentary on what was called "the new German identity", she becomes obsessed wit...
directed by Susan Korda (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 52 mins
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Under the Willow Tree: Pioneer Chinese Women in Canada
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directed by Dora Nipp, fl. 1997; produced by Margaret Wong, fl. 1978-1997, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 4 hours 3 mins
In 1860, the first Chinese women landed in British Columbia, beginning a trickle of immigration despite a policy of excluding Asian females. While the New World used Chinese men to build the railroads, they were not encouraged to increase and multiply here. Under the Willow Tree tells a remarkable tale of courageo...
directed by Dora Nipp, fl. 1997; produced by Margaret Wong, fl. 1978-1997, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 4 hours 3 mins
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