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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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At the End of a Gun
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(Bullfrog Films), 27 mins
Druki Martenstyne's son Jason died in September 1995. Her husband, Cedric, went missing in January 1996. 'I know the pain,' she says. 'I've suffered my son dying, and that we can accept -- we can move on and go back to our memories. But not knowing is something very, very difficult. Some people say they have seen...
(Bullfrog Films), 27 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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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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Back to Nadia Becoming a
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directed by Grau Serra; produced by Batabat (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2011), 53 mins
Returning from the hospital after the suicide bombing that killed her brother, eleven-year-old Nadia has an epiphany: she will pretend to be a boy, assuming her brother's identity and name in order to support her family. In Taliban-ruled Afghanistan where women and girls are not allowed to work outside the home, N...
directed by Grau Serra; produced by Batabat (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2011), 53 mins
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