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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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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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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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All of Me
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directed by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014 and Deborah Eve Lewis, fl. 1996-2016, Mighty Fine Films (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 53 mins

Through the personal stories of three severely obese women who choose weight-loss surgery, All of Me shines a fresh light on the causes, challenges, and intense psychological struggles surrounding obesity in our society, as well as our attitudes and prejudices towards the obese.

The "girls", as they call themsel...

directed by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014 and Deborah Eve Lewis, fl. 1996-2016, Mighty Fine Films (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 53 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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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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Arise
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directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins

On every continent, women are taking the lead to protect and restore the natural environment, and are empowering others to respect the earth. Arise presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their communities, towns and villa...

directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 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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Bhutto: Democracy Was Her Greatest Revenge
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directed by Duane Baughman and Johnny O'Hara, fl. 2007; produced by Duane Baughman, Amy J. Berg, 1970-, Arleen Sorkin, 1955- and Mark Siegel, fl. 2010, Icon Television Music and Yellow Pad Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 51 mins
The epic story of Benazir Bhutto, the first woman in history elected to lead a Muslim nation. A favored daughter of the family often called the “Kennedys of Pakistan,” Benazir was elected Prime Minister after her father was overthrown and executed by his own military. Her time in power saw acts of courage and...
directed by Duane Baughman and Johnny O'Hara, fl. 2007; produced by Duane Baughman, Amy J. Berg, 1970-, Arleen Sorkin, 1955- and Mark Siegel, fl. 2010, Icon Television Music and Yellow Pad Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 51 mins
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