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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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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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Arranged Marriages
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directed by Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
Westerners have always been averse to the idea of arranged marriages, holding up the "love match" as the ideal. In this film, a young, divorced European explores attitudes among the educated Indian couples of her acquaintance, asking them how they met and married their spouses. What emerges is an engaging portrait...
directed by Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
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Asian Heart
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directed by Malene Ravn, 1971- and Bodil Trier, 1947-1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 1 hour 4 mins
In a backlash against feminism, European men are choosing "mail order" brides. This film follows Danish men as they meet and marry Philippine girls. The stories are in turn humorous and poignant, as we follow these women half-way around the world.
directed by Malene Ravn, 1971- and Bodil Trier, 1947-1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 1 hour 4 mins
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Asylum: Fleeing Genital Mutilation
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directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
Asylum is a powerful tale of a young Ghanian woman whose life suddenly changes when her father insists that she undergo a bloody, life-threatening circumcision and then marry an old man. Although traditional circumcision is now illegal in Ghana, it is still practiced. Baaba Andoh had a happy childhood, raised by h...
directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
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Asylum: Fleeing Genital Mutilation (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins

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Asylum is a powerful tale of a young Ghanian woman whose life suddenly changes when her father insists that she undergo a bloody, life-threatening circumcision and then marry an old man. Although traditional circumcision is now illegal in Ghana, it is still practiced. Baaba An...

directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker, fl. 1987 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
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Author Roxane Gay is Not Your Typical Feminist
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produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018), 4 mins
Nov.16 -- Roxane Gay, a New York Times best selling author for her 2014 essay collection "Bad Feminist," faced repeated rejection throughout her early years as a writer. Pushing through that rejection, and subsequently through societal barriers, her work has since been published far and wide. Along with Yona Harve...
produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018), 4 mins
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Characters
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written by Alice Dunbar-Nelson, 1875-1935 (1900); in The Author's Evening at Home (Alexander Street Press, 1900, originally published 1900), 1-2
written by Alice Dunbar-Nelson, 1875-1935 (1900); in The Author's Evening at Home (Alexander Street Press, 1900, originally published 1900), 1-2
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Awa: A Mother in West Africa
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directed by Alexis Curtis (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
This is an intimate portrait of a single mother in Burkina Faso who supports her six children through her street-side rice business. Like so many African women, Awa has received no formal education and operates within the informal sector earning, on average, about ' a day. As Awa narrates her life story, she never...
directed by Alexis Curtis (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
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Bacchanal Lady - Mas - Judith Laird Collection
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directed by Judith Laird, fl. 1985; produced by Judith Laird, fl. 1985 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 18 mins
The video from Banyan Productions looks at Trinidad's Carnival from a female perspective.
directed by Judith Laird, fl. 1985; produced by Judith Laird, fl. 1985 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 18 mins
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