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Breaking Big, Episode 3, Danai Gurira
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presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, OZY Media Productions and Calico, in Breaking Big, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 26 mins
Zimbabwe-native Danai Gurira yearned to bring African faces and voices to Broadway through her plays. But how did this Tony Award nominated writer make the leap from dramatic story teller to Hollywood superstar with starring roles on mega-hits like “The Walking Dead” and “Black Panther”?
presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, OZY Media Productions and Calico, in Breaking Big, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2018), 26 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Memphis Midwives Work to Address Racial Disparities in Care
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 10 mins
More women in America die from pregnancy-related complications than in any other developed country in the world, and black women are most affected. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports on one clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, where midwives are working to facilitate better outcomes by bringing holistic care t...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 10 mins
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The Fruitless Tree
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directed by Aicha Macky, fl. 2011; composed by Dominique Peter, fl. 2015; produced by Sani Magori, 1971- and Clara Vuillermoz, fl. 2012, Les Films du Balibari and Maggia Images (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 52 mins
As a married but childless woman, Aicha finds herself in a situation that is totally “out of the ordinary” in her country, Niger, where women are expected to have children. But just like everywhere else in the world today, Niger also experiences problems with infertility. Based on her personal story, Aicha Mac...
directed by Aicha Macky, fl. 2011; composed by Dominique Peter, fl. 2015; produced by Sani Magori, 1971- and Clara Vuillermoz, fl. 2012, Les Films du Balibari and Maggia Images (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 52 mins
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Frontline, Rape on the Night Shift
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directed by Lowell Bergman, 1945-; produced by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 56 mins
An investigation into the sexual abuse of undocumented women in the service industry. The film examines allegations of abuse across the janitorial industry, and how the government, law enforcement and companies fall short in dealing with the problem.
directed by Lowell Bergman, 1945-; produced by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 56 mins
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Heart Failure: What Women Need To Know
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produced by WomenHeart (Wellington, FL: Mission Critical Health, 2015), 9 mins
The goal of this module is to help women who are living with heart failure recognize the symptoms, risk factors, causes and the importance of medication adherence and the management of this chronic disease for optimizing healthy living.
produced by WomenHeart (Wellington, FL: Mission Critical Health, 2015), 9 mins
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Heart Valve Disease: What Women Need To Know
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produced by WomenHeart (Wellington, FL: Mission Critical Health, 2015), 8 mins
The goal of this module is to help women who are living with heart disease understand the anatomy of their heart, the causes of this disease and treatment options.
produced by WomenHeart (Wellington, FL: Mission Critical Health, 2015), 8 mins
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The Mama Sherpas
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directed by Brigid Maher, fl. 2004; produced by Brigid Maher, fl. 2004, Tiny Leaps Productions and Black Salt Productions (New York, NY: Bond/360, 2015), 1 hour 17 mins
From executive producers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein (The Business of Being Born), this topical new documentary examines a growing shift in the birthing industry: the rise of Caesarean sections. With C-section rates dangerously over 30% in America, are midwives the solution? In recent years, the idea of a “colla...
directed by Brigid Maher, fl. 2004; produced by Brigid Maher, fl. 2004, Tiny Leaps Productions and Black Salt Productions (New York, NY: Bond/360, 2015), 1 hour 17 mins
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Mission Critical, Cervical Disc Prosthesis
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presented by Farzanna S. Haffizulla, fl. 2000; produced by Mission Critical Health, in Mission Critical (Wellington, FL: Mission Critical Health, 2015), 3 mins
Degenerative disc disease is a debilitating condition that causes pain, neurological symptoms and often times greatly affects the patient’s quality of life. By the age of fifty, 85 percent of the population will show evidence of disc degeneration. Since the 1960’s the surgical answer for many patients has been...
presented by Farzanna S. Haffizulla, fl. 2000; produced by Mission Critical Health, in Mission Critical (Wellington, FL: Mission Critical Health, 2015), 3 mins
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Power and the World's Women
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directed by Francis Whately, fl. 2000; produced by Francis Whately, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 49 mins
Twenty years ago, while still First Lady, Hillary Clinton made a groundbreaking speech in Beijing, setting down a challenge to world leaders: to treat women’s rights as human rights. She highlighted abuses including young girls sold into slavery; women raped as a tool of war; lack of education for girls. Since t...
directed by Francis Whately, fl. 2000; produced by Francis Whately, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 49 mins
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Undercover Egypt
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directed by Natasha Wheatley, fl. 2012-2015; produced by Philip Webb, fl. 1995-2017, Victory Square, Convergent Entertainment and Open Coast Media (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 1 hour 8 mins
Undercover Egypt is a one-hour documentary that follows journalist Natasha Wheatley as she returns to Egypt to explore controversial topics including gender roles, politics, and sexuality. Beautifully shot and analytically directed, explore Egypt – a country where worlds collide, and modern life merges with trad...
directed by Natasha Wheatley, fl. 2012-2015; produced by Philip Webb, fl. 1995-2017, Victory Square, Convergent Entertainment and Open Coast Media (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 1 hour 8 mins
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