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Two Dollars With or Without A Condom
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produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 45 mins
Ethiopia has become to the Arab world what Thailand is to European tourists. Prostitution in Ethiopia has increased incredibly in recent years. In one section of Addis Ababa, some 130,000 girls support themselves by selling their bodies. Most of them are under eighteen, and many even under fourteen. In this probin...
produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 45 mins
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I Was Made to Love Her
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directed by Nicole Franklin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 49 mins
Women with names like Smooth, Heart, Sassy, and Lady Di are the core of the Double Dutch Divas, a team that has mastered the art of jumping and dancing double Dutch during their twenty years together. They are a real life example of sisterhood at its best. Giving show stopping performances in the US and abroad, th...
directed by Nicole Franklin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 49 mins
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Water for Tonoumassé
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directed by Garry Beitel; produced by Garry Beitel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 33 mins
During the long, dry season in the south of Togo, in West Africa, a woman's day began at 1:00 a.m. with an eight-hour trek for water. Unbeknownst to her, the water so arduously collected was contaminated. Water for Tonoumassé shows the efforts of a group of villagers to get clean water by drilling a well nearby....
directed by Garry Beitel; produced by Garry Beitel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 33 mins
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We Jive Like This
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produced by Kinoki Production and Cinecontact (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 55 mins
The dusty South African townships contain not one single theater for the eight million people who live in them. Nor are the arts taught in the black schools. But a flood of creativity fueled by protest and hope finds express-ion in every available space - the streets, backyards, garages and empty school rooms. Hun...
produced by Kinoki Production and Cinecontact (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 55 mins
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Woman on Fire
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directed by Kathleen Laughlin; produced by Kathleen Laughlin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins
Soul searching interviews with women around fifty, amusing animated sequences and enchanting re-enactments of early memories are intertwined to create this one-of-a-kind exploration of the transforming emotional experience of menopause.The women we hear from represent a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Rashida...
directed by Kathleen Laughlin; produced by Kathleen Laughlin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins
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Women and Islam: Islam Unveiled
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directed by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002; produced by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002, Channel Four Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 51 mins
What does the veil mean to Muslim women? Is it a symbol of repression or faith? Journalist Samira Ahmed travels from her home in Britain to the Middle East, Asia, Malaysia and Africa interviewing a wide variety of men and women -- spiritual leaders, educators, and activists to understand the roots of the Islamic v...
directed by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002; produced by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002, Channel Four Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 51 mins
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Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2, Women in War: Part 2
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produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 48 mins
Part II is dedicated to the women of the Americas. It begins in El Salvador, a country where torture and terrorism are part of every family's history. Salvadorean women are assuming leadership positions in the popular front movements for a more just society. In Boston, New York, Washington and Los Angeles, we meet...
produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 48 mins
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Women of Change
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produced by Cinefocus Canada Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 21 mins
This powerful documentary profiles women who are at the center of a new global trend. They share a nothing-will-stand-in-my-way attitude and a vision for the future that leads them onto the world stage. They champion human rights which are often in conflict with the profit of multinational companies.We meet Canada...
produced by Cinefocus Canada Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 21 mins
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The Yemen Option
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directed by Mark Corcoran; produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 33 mins
Yemen's strategic location at the crossroads of the Middle East has made it a haven for Islamic terrorists. Today it has become a clandestine battlefield critical to Washington's success in its "war on terror". After the overthrow of Afghanistan's Taliban regime in 2001, there were fears that Osama bin Laden would...
directed by Mark Corcoran; produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 33 mins
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Yes, Ma'am
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directed by Gary Goldman, 1944-; produced by Gary Goldman, 1944- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
Filmed in the stately mansions of New Orleans, Yes, Ma'am shows the role of the black domestic workers in keeping up the gracious lifestyle so closely associated with the old South. On the surface there is a harmonious relationship between employer and employee, but probe a little deeper and grievances emerge. The...
directed by Gary Goldman, 1944-; produced by Gary Goldman, 1944- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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