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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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AIDS at Issue: Coping with an Epidemic
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directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 mins
While the AIDS epidemic is causing immeasurable personal tragedies, it also raises a host of difficult public issues that must be answered by society as a whole. What should be done to help people protect themselves from the virus? What measures should be taken to keep those already infected from spreading the vir...
directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 mins
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The Amazing Normal Story
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directed by Flavyn Feller; produced by Flavyn Feller (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 13 mins
The statistics of childhood sexual abuse are staggering: one out of every four girls is sexually abused by the age of fourteen. But the complex and hidden factors that contribute to the abuse are rarely brought to light. The Amazing Normal Story is the true personal story of the filmmaker, Flavyn, who became sexua...
directed by Flavyn Feller; produced by Flavyn Feller (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 13 mins
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The Angel Returns
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directed by Jacqueline Bakker; produced by Fatusch Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 54 mins
This colorfully photographed films is set in Somalia, where the tradition of female circumcision is firmly entrenched. Isnino Ahmed Musso, a determined and articulate woman, wants change. More than most other films on this subject, this shows clearly what problems a reformer faces. Circumcision is a tradition of f...
directed by Jacqueline Bakker; produced by Fatusch Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 54 mins
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Anne Braden: Southern Patriot
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directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins
Anne Braden: Southern Patriot provides a moving, in-depth biography of an organizer and journalist who for a remarkable 60 years participated in the most significant movements for racial and economic justice in this country’s most conservative region - the South. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. praised her stea...
directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins
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Asylum: Fleeing Genital Mutilation
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directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
Asylum is a powerful tale of a young Ghanian woman whose life suddenly changes when her father insists that she undergo a bloody, life-threatening circumcision and then marry an old man. Although traditional circumcision is now illegal in Ghana, it is still practiced. Baaba Andoh had a happy childhood, raised by h...
directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
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Asylum: Fleeing Genital Mutilation (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins

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Asylum is a powerful tale of a young Ghanian woman whose life suddenly changes when her father insists that she undergo a bloody, life-threatening circumcision and then marry an old man. Although traditional circumcision is now illegal in Ghana, it is still practiced. Baaba An...

directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
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Characters
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written by Alice Dunbar-Nelson, 1875-1935 (1900); in The Author's Evening at Home (Alexander Street Press, 1900, originally published 1900), 1-2
written by Alice Dunbar-Nelson, 1875-1935 (1900); in The Author's Evening at Home (Alexander Street Press, 1900, originally published 1900), 1-2
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Bachelor Farmer
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directed by Michael Culpepper; produced by Nikki Draper (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 2 mins
Bachelor Farmer is an intimate look at how a few gay men negotiate the challenges of small-town living in rural Kendrick, Idaho, population 369. In a place so small, no one can be a stranger. Being openly gay there isn't easy, but part of day-to-day small town living is dealing with difficult but necessary relatio...
directed by Michael Culpepper; produced by Nikki Draper (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 2 mins
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