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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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The Abortion Hotline
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directed by Fernando López Escrivá, 1978-; produced by Fernando López Escrivá, 1978-, Sébastien Rist, fl. 2008 and Jean-Simon Chartier, fl. 2008, MC2 Communication Média (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2016), 57 mins
In Chile, where abortion remains illegal and punishable by imprisonment, we follow a group of young activists who put their lives at risk to run an underground abortion hotline.
directed by Fernando López Escrivá, 1978-; produced by Fernando López Escrivá, 1978-, Sébastien Rist, fl. 2008 and Jean-Simon Chartier, fl. 2008, MC2 Communication Média (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2016), 57 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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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 Women: A History of Struggle
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directed by Kathleen Foster, fl. 1985; produced by Kathleen Foster, fl. 1985 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 11 mins
The tumultuous history of Afghanistan from the perspective of the country's female population, Afghan Women.
directed by Kathleen Foster, fl. 1985; produced by Kathleen Foster, fl. 1985 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 11 mins
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AIDS: The Woman's Story
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directed by Walther Grotenhuis; produced by Ireen van Ditshuyzen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 4 mins
AIDS: The Woman's Story travels to Kenya, Brazil and Thailand to tell the personal stories of women with AIDS. Set against a background of disease, poverty and social subjugation this is a story of vitality and will power, and of women who have the courage to fight against reigning cultural and religious tradition...
directed by Walther Grotenhuis; produced by Ireen van Ditshuyzen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 4 mins
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And Baby Makes Two
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directed by Judy Katz and Oren Rudavsky, 1957- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1999), 1 hour 29 mins
Following a group of eight New York City women for over 2 years, this film tells their provocative and emotionally loaded story; a story of women who, earlier in life, had taken precaution to prevent pregnancy, and who now actively pursue it - without the help of a partner.
directed by Judy Katz and Oren Rudavsky, 1957- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1999), 1 hour 29 mins
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Anna
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directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins
November 1815. An enslaved woman named Anna is sold away from her family in Maryland to slave traders, taken to Washington D.C., and locked in a tavern garret. She is about to be sold to Georgia. And separated from her children. Desperate and trapped, she makes a decision that changes everything. Based on true eve...
directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins
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Anonymously Yours
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directed by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000; produced by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000, Aerial Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 58 mins
Every few years a new documentary comes along whose impact is so powerful, so illuminating, and so memorable that it is deemed an instant classic and an essential classroom teaching tool. "Anonymously Yours" is such a film. This extraordinary documentary on sex-trafficking in Southeast Asia interweaves four young...
directed by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000; produced by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000, Aerial Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 58 mins
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Arab Diaries, 1, Birth
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produced by Ilan Ziv, 1950-, in Arab Diaries, 1 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2001), 27 mins
These five groundbreaking films present a fresh, insightful picture of contemporary life across the Arab world, including life in countries we know little about. They tell intimate stories of individuals confronting the hardships and conflicts related to the most basic milestones. Each film thematically centers on...
produced by Ilan Ziv, 1950-, in Arab Diaries, 1 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2001), 27 mins
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