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Going for Goals: Zanzibar Soccer Dreams
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directed by Florence Ayisi, 1962- and Catalin Brylla, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2016), 1 hour 4 mins
Times are changing in the playing fields of soccer in Zanzibar as young Muslim girls are starting to have equal opportunities, and access to soccer training as part of physical education in schools. Thus, changing the status of women’s soccer - from playing in the streets to becoming part of Sports Education in...
directed by Florence Ayisi, 1962- and Catalin Brylla, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2016), 1 hour 4 mins
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Growing Up and Liking It
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produced by Susan Terrill (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 30 mins
The monthly menstruation cycle, that natural occurrence which from time immemorial has made women the object of taboo and superstition, is the subject of this fresh and often humorous Video or DVD. We meet women of varying ages and cultural backgrounds who share with us the vivid and often disturbing memories of c...
produced by Susan Terrill (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 30 mins
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Habitual Sadness
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directed by Byun Young-Joo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 12 mins
During World War II an estimated 200,000 women, mostly Korean, were forced by the Japanese into sexual slavery. This experience scarred the women, who hid their shame in silence. Now in their sixties and seventies, the surviving women have dared to speak of their suffering at the hands of their Japanese oppressors...
directed by Byun Young-Joo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 12 mins
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Hamar Trilogy, 1, The Women Who Smile
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produced by Joanna Head, in Hamar Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 50 mins
Duka, a young unmarried Hamar girl learns what awaits her in life from the older women of her tribe. Their often humorous conversations range from teenage pregnancy and growing old to relationships with men. Although the men are dominant, the women are not servile and on occasion will mock the posturing of the men...
produced by Joanna Head, in Hamar Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 50 mins
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Hansel Mieth: Vagabond Photographer
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directed by Nancy Schiesari; produced by Nancy Schiesari (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 54 mins
Hansel Mieth is the compelling tale of a pioneering woman photojournalist who created some of the most indelible images of mid-twentieth century America. Armed with convictions, perseverance, and talent, she carved out a career in the male-dominated world of photojournalism, eventually becoming a celebrated LIFE M...
directed by Nancy Schiesari; produced by Nancy Schiesari (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 54 mins
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High Heels and Ground Glass
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produced by Deborah Irmas and Barbara Kasten (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 31 mins
This fascinating film portrays the life and work of five outstanding women photographers, born around the turn of the century, who perfected their craft in an era when photography was a man's domain. Using examples of their photography with clips from news of the day, their on-camera interviews are woven together...
produced by Deborah Irmas and Barbara Kasten (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 31 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 3, Black Harvest
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written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
The third film of the renowned trilogy on Papua New Guinea joins First Contact and Joe Leahy's Neighbours in our collection. This film charts the progress of Joe in convincing the Ganiga tribespeople to join him in a coffee growing venture. He is to provide the money and the expertise; they are to supply the land...
written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 3, Black Harvest: Film Discussion
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written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 28 mins
The third film of the renowned trilogy on Papua New Guinea joins First Contact and Joe Leahy's Neighbours in our collection. This film charts the progress of Joe in convincing the Ganiga tribespeople to join him in a coffee growing venture. He is to provide the money and the expertise; they are to supply the land...
written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 28 mins
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How Can I Keep on Singing?
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directed by Melissa Young; produced by Melissa Young (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
This evocative film is a tribute to both the pioneering and Native American women in the West at the turn of the last century. Their stories offer glimpses of everyday life, and help recover the historical contributions of women. Striking images of the landscape are woven together with historical photographs and r...
directed by Melissa Young; produced by Melissa Young (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 1, Quebec
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directed by Sylvia Sweeney; produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998, originally published 1994), 57 mins
Few people know that slavery existed in Canada as it did in the United States. Using illustrations, maps, archival documents and photographs, it shows how slaves were kept and sold in Canada until 1863, thirty-two years before the U.S. Emancipation Proclamation. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of...
directed by Sylvia Sweeney; produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998, originally published 1994), 57 mins
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