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Poetry in America, 6, The Language of the Brag and The Desires of Mothers to Please Others in Letters
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directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 26 mins
Sharon Olds’ “The Language of the Brag” and Bernadette Mayer’s “The Desires of Mothers to Please Others in Letters” are exuberant, boisterous tributes to motherhood. Both poets join host Elisa New, actor Donna Lynne Champlin, writer Emily Oster, activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, obstetrician Lorna Wilkerson, a...
directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 26 mins
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Like A Virgin
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directed by Feriel Ben Mahmoud, fl. 2002; produced by Virginie Adoutte, fl. 2007 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Beliane, 2021), 53 mins
Although the question of virginity seemed destined to disappear, there is a resurgence of this custom. And yet, physiologically, virginity does not exist. What is it a symbol of in our contemporary world?
directed by Feriel Ben Mahmoud, fl. 2002; produced by Virginie Adoutte, fl. 2007 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Beliane, 2021), 53 mins
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Hé Meisje
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directed by Nikki Koppes; produced by Nikki Koppes (Leiden, South Holland: Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden, 2020), 28 mins
Research shows that being harassed on the street is daily business for the majority of women. Hé Meisje (which is best translated into ‘what’s up, girl’) shines light on this issue by portraying four young women from Amsterdam. While we follow them as they move through the city, we listen to their personal...
directed by Nikki Koppes; produced by Nikki Koppes (Leiden, South Holland: Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden, 2020), 28 mins
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Kite
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directed by Yumeng He; produced by Yumeng He (United States: Privately Published, 2020), 31 mins
Kite is the moving portrait of four Chinese women across generations. The three young Chinese women — Patrice, Viola and Yuni — allude to the intersection of mental health and one’s experience as a member of the diaspora of Chinese youth. The filmmaker’s grandmother, Suqin, speaks about the Great Chinese F...
directed by Yumeng He; produced by Yumeng He (United States: Privately Published, 2020), 31 mins
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On the Record
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directed by Kirby Dick, 1952- and Amy Ziering, 1962-; produced by Kirby Dick, 1952-, Amy Herdy, fl. 2010, Jamie Rogers, fl. 2012 and Amy Ziering, 1962-, Artemis Rising Productions, Chain Camera Pictures, Impact Partners, Jane Doe Films, Level Forward and Shark Island Productions; performed by Sil Lai Abrams, fl. 2020, Tarana Burke, fl. 2001 and Kimberle Crenshaw, fl. 1993 (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2020), 1 hour 38 mins
A film by Oscar nominees Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, and first reported by The New York Times, On the Record presents the haunting story of former A&R executive Drew Dixon, whose career and personal life were upended by the alleged abuse she faced from her high-profile male bosses. The documentary follows Dixon as...
directed by Kirby Dick, 1952- and Amy Ziering, 1962-; produced by Kirby Dick, 1952-, Amy Herdy, fl. 2010, Jamie Rogers, fl. 2012 and Amy Ziering, 1962-, Artemis Rising Productions, Chain Camera Pictures, Impact Partners, Jane Doe Films, Level Forward and Shark Island Productions; performed by Sil Lai Abrams, fl. 2020, Tarana Burke, fl. 2001 and Kimberle Crenshaw, fl. 1993 (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2020), 1 hour 38 mins
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To Kid or Not to Kid
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directed by Maxine Trump, fl. 2003; produced by Maxine Trump, fl. 2003, Helpman Productions (New York, NY - Brooklyn: The Cinema Guild, 2020), 1 hour 16 mins
From the award-winning director of the New York Times Critics' Pick Musicwood, TO KID OR NOT TO KID is a new film that aims to dispel the myth that living childfree is weird, selfish or somehow wrong. In a world where you're threatened for speaking openly about living childfree, two women, from different decades,...
directed by Maxine Trump, fl. 2003; produced by Maxine Trump, fl. 2003, Helpman Productions (New York, NY - Brooklyn: The Cinema Guild, 2020), 1 hour 16 mins
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Bodily Empowers Women with Curated Post-Birth Kits
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interview by Baker Machado, 1984- and Nora Ali (New York, NY: Cheddar - Business, 2019), 6 mins
Tovah Haim, founder of Bodily, discusses her new curated kits for postpartum women on the company's launch day.
interview by Baker Machado, 1984- and Nora Ali (New York, NY: Cheddar - Business, 2019), 6 mins
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Bombarded
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directed by Florence d’Arthuys, fl. 2019; produced by Matthieu Lamotte, fl. 2003, Jenny Briffa, fl. 2019 and Thomas Douchy, fl. 2017, Têtemba Productions and aaa production (Bloomington, IN: aaa production, 2019), 53 mins
In New Caledonia one in five women is a victim of abuse by their partner. It’s a sad fact. Giving a voice to these "bombarded" women, as they’re called there, is important. That's what this film does, it shows that help is available: to file a complaint, through reception in specialized structures, to be liste...
directed by Florence d’Arthuys, fl. 2019; produced by Matthieu Lamotte, fl. 2003, Jenny Briffa, fl. 2019 and Thomas Douchy, fl. 2017, Têtemba Productions and aaa production (Bloomington, IN: aaa production, 2019), 53 mins
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A Broken Trust
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directed by Carrie Cochran and Maren Machles; produced by Suzette Brewer, Angela M. Hill, Carrie Cochran and Maren Machles, Newsy (New York, NY: Bowery Media, 2019), 48 mins
A harrowing deep dive into the racial group most likely to be raped in the U.S. - American Indian and Alaska Native women. A Newsy investigation uncovers how race, politics and the law have prevented these survivors from finding justice.
directed by Carrie Cochran and Maren Machles; produced by Suzette Brewer, Angela M. Hill, Carrie Cochran and Maren Machles, Newsy (New York, NY: Bowery Media, 2019), 48 mins
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How Muslim women’s fashion is shaping conversation around creativity and power
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 5 mins
What’s long been referred to as the “modest” fashion of Muslim women has grown into a major industry generating hundreds of billions of dollars annually. The first U.S. museum exhibit highlighting Islamic culture within the context of fashion opened in San Francisco’s de Young museum in 2018. Jeffrey Brown...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 5 mins
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