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Caste at Birth (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Mira Hamermesh; produced by Mira Hamermesh (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 52 mins

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Few Westerners realize the grave situation of India's "untouchables." There are 150 million of them who live a segregated life. They cannot own land or get an education and are condemned to the most menial jobs, such as sweeping streets, cleaning toilets, or butchering animals...

directed by Mira Hamermesh; produced by Mira Hamermesh (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 52 mins
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Asylum: Fleeing Genital Mutilation (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins

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Asylum is a powerful tale of a young Ghanian woman whose life suddenly changes when her father insists that she undergo a bloody, life-threatening circumcision and then marry an old man. Although traditional circumcision is now illegal in Ghana, it is still practiced. Baaba An...

directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
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Languages Lost and Found: Speaking & Whistling the Mamma Tongue (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Jon H. Davis, fl. 2011 and Iris Brooks, fl. 2011; produced by Jon H. Davis, fl. 2011 and Iris Brooks, fl. 2011, Northern Lights Studio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 28 mins

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This richly illustrated short film celebrates diverse linguistic and cultural practices from around the world. In footage spanning five continents—from rainforest longhouses in Borneo to dramatic mountaintops in the Canary Islands—dynamic visions of art, music and dance ar...

directed by Jon H. Davis, fl. 2011 and Iris Brooks, fl. 2011; produced by Jon H. Davis, fl. 2011 and Iris Brooks, fl. 2011, Northern Lights Studio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 28 mins
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T-Shirt Travels (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Shantha Bloemen; produced by Shantha Bloemen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 57 mins

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What happens to all those old clothes you bring to the Salvation Army or Goodwill Industries? This comprehensive program is about Third World debt and secondhand clothes. The filmmaker travelled to Zambia and was amazed to find almost everyone wearing Calvin Klein, MTV and Jam...

directed by Shantha Bloemen; produced by Shantha Bloemen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 57 mins
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