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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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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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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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Beyond the Wheel
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directed by Rajula Shah, 1974-; produced by Rajula Shah, 1974-, India Foundation for the Arts (Privately Published, 2005), 59 mins
Across cultures, tradition bars women from engaging in activities of a certain kind like, the plough, the fishing net or the potter's wheel. 'Beyond the Wheel' takes a look at three women in Indian pottery, across the rural-urban, modern-traditional divides, with reference to the taboo of the wheel. For the 'moder...
directed by Rajula Shah, 1974-; produced by Rajula Shah, 1974-, India Foundation for the Arts (Privately Published, 2005), 59 mins
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Biography, Christine Jorgensen: The Change Of A Lifetime
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 mins
Explore the life of one of the most controversial figures of the sexual revolution.
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 mins
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Bookmark, Daughters of de Beauvoir
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directed by Imogen Sutton, fl. 1985; produced by Penny Forster, fl. 1992, PM Pictures, in Bookmark (London, England: Arts Council England, 1989), 1 hour
The life story of French author and philosopher Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) interposed with interviews with American and British feminist writers she influenced, Kate Millett (b.1934), Marge Piercy (b.1936), Eva Figes (b.1932), and Ann Oakley (b.1944).
directed by Imogen Sutton, fl. 1985; produced by Penny Forster, fl. 1992, PM Pictures, in Bookmark (London, England: Arts Council England, 1989), 1 hour
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Colonel Jin Xing
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directed by Sylvie Levey; produced by Arnaud Hamelin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 16 mins
Shanghai's principal dancer, 33-year-old Jin Xing, is a big star. She is the first choreographer to have received recognition in over half a century of national communism. But the most amazing thing about Jin Xing is that, up until 1995, this beautiful young woman was a man, a colonel in the People's Liberation Ar...
directed by Sylvie Levey; produced by Arnaud Hamelin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 16 mins
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Family Values
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directed by Pam Walton; produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 1 mins
This intensely personal film documents lesbian videomaker Pam Walton's attempt to reconcile with her long estranged father. It is also her search for what "family" means to her. After her mother's death and her father's remarriage, her father Rus Walton broke off ties with his daughters. He evolved into a right wi...
directed by Pam Walton; produced by Pam Walton (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 1 mins
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The Free Voice of Egypt
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directed by Konstanze Burkard, fl. 2007-2015; produced by Konstanze Burkard, fl. 2007-2015 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 53 mins
Nawal El Saadawi is well-known the world over as a writer and feminist. She is one of the most important champions of the women's movement in her Egyptian homeland and indeed in the whole of the Arab world. In almost fifty novels, plays, and short stories, her writing opposes violence against women, sexual oppress...
directed by Konstanze Burkard, fl. 2007-2015; produced by Konstanze Burkard, fl. 2007-2015 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 53 mins
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Gender & Communication: Styles and Stereotypes
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produced by Kari Dean McCarthy and Joseph Lombardo, fl. 2006 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 21 mins
The moment someone declares, 'It's a boy!' or 'It's a girl!' the biological make up of that child isn't the only thing established - a process of gendering begins and continues throughout that person’s life. One aspect of that process is how we learn to communicate. Based on the premise that males and females le...
produced by Kari Dean McCarthy and Joseph Lombardo, fl. 2006 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 21 mins
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