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The Colours of My Father
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directed by Joyce Borenstein; produced by Imageries P.B. Ltd. and National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 39 mins
This dazzling Academy Awards nominee tells the story of a Lithuanian immigrant, who left the stetl to escape the virulent anti-Semitism there and became a recognized painter in the New World. Sam Borenstein endured hardships in the old country and financial insecurity in his new life, but never gave up on his drea...
directed by Joyce Borenstein; produced by Imageries P.B. Ltd. and National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 39 mins
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Communicating With The
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directed by Naomi Feil; produced by Edward Feil Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 19 mins
The two vignettes depicted in this video show typical examples of troublesome behavior in very old people who are disoriented. The first, Marge, the Blamer, shows an 85-year-old woman accusing her beautician of deliberately ruining her hair. By using the validation method, the beautician does not argue. Instead, s...
directed by Naomi Feil; produced by Edward Feil Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 19 mins
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Concert Yiddish Soul
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directed by Turi Finocchiaro and Nathalie Rossetti (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 44 mins
Lovers of Klezmer and Yiddish music are treated to performances by vocalists Chava Alberstein, Myriam Fuks, Shura Lipovsky, Karsten Troyke, the KlezRoym ensemble and a host of talented accompanists. Playing to a packed house in Brussels in 2005, their mournful and ecstatic tunes continue to evoke a rich tapestry o...
directed by Turi Finocchiaro and Nathalie Rossetti (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 44 mins
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Contact: Australia's Indigenous People Confront the Space Age
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directed by Bentley Dean, fl. 2002 and Martin Butler, 1960-; produced by Bentley Dean, fl. 2002 and Martin Butler, 1960- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers should be aware that this content may contain images or names of people who have since passed away. As British and Australian governments began testing space rockets in the mid-20th century, members of a nomadic Indigenous population in Western Australia were...
directed by Bentley Dean, fl. 2002 and Martin Butler, 1960-; produced by Bentley Dean, fl. 2002 and Martin Butler, 1960- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
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Covered Girls
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directed by Janet McIntyre and Amy Wendel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 22 mins
Have you ever seen Muslim-American high school girls in full-length dresses and traditional hijabs (head scarves) playing full-court basketball? Prior to 9/11, the average Westerner had little more than one-dimensional views of Islam and Muslim women. Covered Girls opens a window into the lives of a colorful and s...
directed by Janet McIntyre and Amy Wendel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 22 mins
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Cowgirls
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directed by Sally Clark, 1953-; produced by Sally Clark, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
This documentary, directed by Sally Clark, examines the history of women in Canadian rodeo.
directed by Sally Clark, 1953-; produced by Sally Clark, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
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The Cutting Tradition: Female Circumcision in Africa Today
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directed by John Howarth and Nancy Durrell McKenna; produced by Nancy Durrell McKenna (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
THE CUTTING TRADITION Female Circumcision in Africa Today A film by Nancy Durell McKenna and John Howarth Narrated by Meryl Streep The Cutting Tradition focuses on the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM), a custom, which appears barbaric to the westernised eye but is still practiced in many African and so...
directed by John Howarth and Nancy Durrell McKenna; produced by Nancy Durrell McKenna (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
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The Cyborg Revolution
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produced by Tatsuhiro Fujiki, NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 2 mins
Cyborg technology is a revolutionary development in rehabilitation medicine. It allows the brain and nervous system to manipulate specially engineered devices that help people regain the use of impaired body function. Once a dream of science fiction, this revolutionary technology is now becoming a reality. Getting...
produced by Tatsuhiro Fujiki, NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 2 mins
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Dating Rites: Gang Rape on Campus
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produced by Alison Stone, Stonescape Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 31 mins
This documentary on gang rape and acquaintance rape is a compelling view of what is happening on college campuses. According to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, up to 80% of all rapes are acquaintance rapes, yet victims of rapes by strangers are ten times more likely to report their attack to police. Datin...
produced by Alison Stone, Stonescape Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 31 mins
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Daughters of de Beauvoir
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produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
It has been over forty years since Simone de Beauvoir published the Second Sex which heralded the start of the women's movement. In this film we talk to the women who took the baton from de Beauvoir to race ahead with the cause: Kate Millet, Marge Piercy, Eva Figes and Ann Oakley. Through the eyes of the women she...
produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
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