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9 to 5 No Longer
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produced by Persephone Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 57 mins
A demographic change is affecting all Americans wherever they work and live: the rise of the flexible workforce. The global economy, increasing numbers of two-income families and the need for businesses to retain talent both in the executive suite and among low-paid workers are all having an impact on the way we w...
produced by Persephone Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 57 mins
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The 10 Conditions of Love
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directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
Meet Ms Rebiya Kadeer, a human rights activist twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is the impassioned though graying exiled leader of the Uyghurs, a Muslim people whose ancestral home, East Turkestan, was annexed by the Chinese in 1949 and re-named Xinxiang province. Since then the Chinese have dominate...
directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
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37 Stories About Leaving Home
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directed by Shelly Silver, 1957-; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 52 mins
This fascinating experimental documentary examines the relationships between grandmothers, mothers and daughters in Japan. Interwoven throughout the interviews with these women is a folk tale about a mother who rescues her daughter from an evil ogre who had kidnapped her. Insightful and entertaining, this innovati...
directed by Shelly Silver, 1957-; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 52 mins
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99% Woman
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produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
In October, 1998, forty-five year old Benjy Nelson - former high school athlete and United States Air Force airman - had a sex-change operation. During his air force career, he began to dress as a woman - first at home, and then in public. For the last five years before his operation, Benjy dressed as a woman full...
produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
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An Abortion Industry
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directed by Michael Elsborg, Nikolaj Vesselbo and Katja Vesselbo Dossing; produced by Soren Klovborg (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2006), 28 mins
Rumours of so-called abortion tourism in Europe have existed for years. The makers of this documentary have gone undercover and using a hidden camera, reveal how a great number of women from all over Europe pay thousands of euros to have illegal abortions every day. Abortions performed up until the 32nd week of pr...
directed by Michael Elsborg, Nikolaj Vesselbo and Katja Vesselbo Dossing; produced by Soren Klovborg (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2006), 28 mins
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Reel Women Filmmakers on Film, Actresses Turned Producer/Directors
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directed by Ally Acker, 1954-; produced by Ally Acker, 1954-, in Reel Women Filmmakers on Film (Roslyn Heights, NY: Reel Women Media, 2014), 1 hour
03 - Actresses Turned Producer / Directors From Mary Pickford to Barbra Streisand the successful actress turned producer/director is one of Hollywood's longest standing traditions. Features: Lee Grant and Rita Moreno. Includes interview materials with Barbra Streisand.
directed by Ally Acker, 1954-; produced by Ally Acker, 1954-, in Reel Women Filmmakers on Film (Roslyn Heights, NY: Reel Women Media, 2014), 1 hour
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Advanced Style
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directed by Lina Plioplyte, fl. 2014; produced by Ari Seth Cohen, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
Advanced Style is a documentary that examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famed blog of the same name, this film paints intimate and colorful portraits of independent, stylish women aged 62 to...
directed by Lina Plioplyte, fl. 2014; produced by Ari Seth Cohen, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
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Adventures in The Gender Trade
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directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: A Gender," are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have thei...
directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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Afghan Ladies' Driving School
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directed by Sean Langan, fl. 2006; produced by Ben Rumney, fl. 2006 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 59 mins
Mr Mamozai's Driving School is the first driving school in Kabul to teach both men and women how to drive. And probably the only driving school for women in the world that is run by men who don't really think women should drive at all. But then the driving instructors at Mr Mamozai's are all ex-Taliban, so clearly...
directed by Sean Langan, fl. 2006; produced by Ben Rumney, fl. 2006 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 59 mins
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