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American Experience, Sandra Day O'Connor: The First
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directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998 and Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011, 42nd Parallel Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 52 mins
For 191 years the U.S. Supreme Court was populated only by men. When Ronald Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor as the first female justice in 1981, the announcement dominated the news. A pioneer who both reflected and shaped an era, in her 25 years as justice she was the swing vote in cases about some of the 2...
directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998 and Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011, 42nd Parallel Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 52 mins
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American Masters, Billie Jean King
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directed by James Erskine, fl. 1994; produced by Victoria Gregory and James Erskine, fl. 1994, New Black Films, Media Squared Films PLC and THIRTEEN American Masters, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 24 mins
Forty years after the Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match, King presents her own story, with perspective from Rosie Casals, Chris Evert, Venus Williams, Gloria Steinem, Riggs' son Larry and others.
directed by James Erskine, fl. 1994; produced by Victoria Gregory and James Erskine, fl. 1994, New Black Films, Media Squared Films PLC and THIRTEEN American Masters, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 24 mins
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American Masters, Season 29, Episode 9, The Women's List
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directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-; produced by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-, Chad Thompson, fl. 2008 and Tommy Walker, fl. 1986, in American Masters, Season 29, Episode 9 (Perfect Day Films, 2015), 54 mins
The Women’s List, directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, tells the story of fifteen remarkable women - showcasing their passions, determination and achievements. With direct-to-camera portrait-style interviews, the 60-minute documentary includes some of today’s most accomplished and influential American women...
directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-; produced by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-, Chad Thompson, fl. 2008 and Tommy Walker, fl. 1986, in American Masters, Season 29, Episode 9 (Perfect Day Films, 2015), 54 mins
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 16, Search for Identity
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produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 16 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

Even as the poets were fostering a rebellion, contemporary prose writers began creating a new American Tradition comprised of many strands, many voices, and many myths about the past. This program explores the search for identity by three American writers: Maxine Hong Kingston, Sandra Cisneros, and Leslie Feinberg...

produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 16 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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And Thereafter
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directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 mins
This multi-festival film is a portrayal of the fortitude of an immigrant 'war bride' in America. Seventy-six-year-old Young-Ja Wike is one of the 10,000 Korean women who married American G.I.s. after the war. For them marriage was the only escape from the crushing poverty of post-war Korea. 'Grandma' lives in Sout...
directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 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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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 even...

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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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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Architects of Change, Women's Hope
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais; produced by Groupe PVP and Lato Sensu Productions, in Architects of Change (Paris, Ile-de-France: Terranoa, 2011), 52 mins
Architects of Change is a documentary series, that is visiting a new kind of pioneers. They are farmers, chemists, architects, doctors, tradesmen and bankers… These Architects of Change, are looking for and practicing innovative solutions which counteract the threats weighing against our future. Far from being p...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais; produced by Groupe PVP and Lato Sensu Productions, in Architects of Change (Paris, Ile-de-France: Terranoa, 2011), 52 mins
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