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Afghanistan Through Women's Eyes
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directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963-; produced by ScaredSacred Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2001), 23 mins
Afghanistan through Women's Eyes offers an intimate portrait of Afghanistan's silenced women as we see the conflict and history of Afghanistan through their eyes. The film visits the secret schools, orphanages and clinics of RAWA, the Revolutionary Afghan Women's Association, a feminist group that has been working...
directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963-; produced by ScaredSacred Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2001), 23 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9, Women's Hope
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Even today, the situation of women in many countries around the world is one of oppression. Prostitution, submission, torture, violence, exploitation and poverty often part of the daily lives of women deprived of their human rights and who are cruelly lacking the means of escaping it. More than one in five women a...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Breaking Big, Episode 10, Gretchen Carlson
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presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson shocked the world when she sued the most powerful man in cable news, Roger Ailes, and her employers, for sexual harassment and settled for an unprecedented sum of money. But how did this former Miss America winner and Stanford graduate find the strength to take such a stand...
presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
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City of Dreams
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directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Bruno Surrentino; produced by Palio Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 46 mins
Juarez is often called "City of Dreams" because hundreds of thousands of young women have been drawn to this frontier town from the most impoverished regions of Mexico. They aspire to a life free from poverty and free from the male-dominated traditional family and village. Since 1993 over two hundred of these youn...
directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Bruno Surrentino; produced by Palio Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 46 mins
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A Country for My Daughter
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directed by Lucilla Blankenberg, fl. 2011 (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Shadow Films, 2011), 54 mins
Reducing sexual violence in South Africa sometimes seems an uphill battle against massive odds. But inspiring court battles that empower women and gender activists show how personal experience of horrific trauma have finally begun to change the way the law is applied. The film is filled with brave and moving appea...
directed by Lucilla Blankenberg, fl. 2011 (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Shadow Films, 2011), 54 mins
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Dance of Outlaws
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directed by Mohamed El Aboudi, fl. 2006; produced by Venla Hellstedt, fl. 1995 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2012), 59 mins
A film about a woman who doesn’t exist. Moroccan Hind was raped and consequently denied an official identity – she has no other choice but to work as a prostitute and traditional wedding dancer, but despite the odds of her situation, refuses to give up her dream of dignity, motherhood and love. This is a story...
directed by Mohamed El Aboudi, fl. 2006; produced by Venla Hellstedt, fl. 1995 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2012), 59 mins
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A Destruction
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directed by Urooj Yazdani, fl. 2019; produced by Urooj Yazdani, fl. 2019 (A Destruction Film, 2019), 1 hour 10 mins
Humera, an 11-year old girl from a village outside of Karachi, Pakistan, attempts to break the cycle of poverty by staying in school.
directed by Urooj Yazdani, fl. 2019; produced by Urooj Yazdani, fl. 2019 (A Destruction Film, 2019), 1 hour 10 mins
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Femmes aux Yeux Ouverts
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directed by Anne-Laure Folly, 1954-; produced by Amanou Production (California Newsreel, 1994), 51 mins

"A respectable women should learn from her husband,She shouldn't read,She shouldn't have her eyes open." A poem by a Burkinabe woman

A film about African women is a rarity, even more, one made by an African woman. In Femmes Aux Yeux Ouverts, award-winning Togolese filmmaker, Anne-Laure Folly presents portraits of...
directed by Anne-Laure Folly, 1954-; produced by Amanou Production (California Newsreel, 1994), 51 mins
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Frontline, Rape on the Night Shift
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directed by Lowell Bergman, 1945-; produced by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
An investigation into the sexual abuse of undocumented women in the service industry. The film examines allegations of abuse across the janitorial industry, and how the government, law enforcement and companies fall short in dealing with the problem.
directed by Lowell Bergman, 1945-; produced by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
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Ginsburg: A Female President Would Make a Difference
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interview by Matthew Winkler, 1955- and Greg Stohr, fl. 1998 (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 3 mins
Feb. 12 -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks about women in power with Bloomberg's Greg Stohr and Matthew Winkler in Washington on Wednesday.
interview by Matthew Winkler, 1955- and Greg Stohr, fl. 1998 (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 3 mins
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