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Women Entrepreneurs: Making a Difference
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produced by Pixie Bigelow (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 24 mins
The focus of this documentary is the unique entrepreneurial qualities that women possess and the spirit with which they face the challenges of their personal and business lives. The four women profiled are Canadian, of different races, cultures and ages, and representing a cross section of businesses. All the wome...
produced by Pixie Bigelow (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 24 mins
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Women in the Arab World, 1, Egypt
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directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 26 mins
This video focuses on Soraya Altorki, originally from Saudi Arabia, who is now a professor of anthropology at the American University in Cairo. She had to get her education abroad because schooling was not possible for a woman in Saudi Arabia. She recalls with humor the incongruity of being a sheltered Saudi Arabi...
directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 26 mins
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Women of Hodson
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directed by Josephine Hayes Dean; produced by Josephine Hayes Dean (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1980), 31 mins
A group of septuagenarians in the South Bronx, after a life of hard work and struggle, now have time for themselves. They have immersed themselves in a drama group at the local senior citizen center where they create theater pieces from their own life experiences. By sharing their rich histories and enjoying the l...
directed by Josephine Hayes Dean; produced by Josephine Hayes Dean (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1980), 31 mins
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Yellow Tale Blues: Two American Families
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953- and Renee Tajima; produced by Quynh Thai (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 32 mins
The producers of Who Killed Vincent Chin? turned the camera on their own families to make this innovative documentary on ethnic stereotypes. Clips from Hollywood movies, from a vintage silent film to Breakfast at Tiffany's, reveal nearly a century of disparaging images of Asians. These images are juxtaposed with p...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953- and Renee Tajima; produced by Quynh Thai (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 32 mins
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Class Queers
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produced by School House Productions (Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 3 mins
Adolescence is generally a difficult time, but when the young person is gay or lesbian, it is even more challenging. Family members reject them, classmates tease and the teenager is left lonely, insecure and confused. Class Queers focuses on three young people who have come out and acknowledged their homosexualit...
produced by School House Productions (Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 3 mins
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