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Behind the Sexual Assault of a Left-behind Girl
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directed by Ge Jia, fl. 2014; presented by Jiang Nan, fl. 2014; produced by Song Yang, fl. 2014, Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited (Hong Kong (State): Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited, 2014), 28 mins

A news report about a left-behind girl being sexually assaulted by 18 elderly men for 2 years in Guangxi shocked the society. Receiving no sympathy, the 11-year-old victim “Xiao Yu” was even being accused of prostitution. To avoid gossip of her neighbour, her family was forced to move out of the village.

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directed by Ge Jia, fl. 2014; presented by Jiang Nan, fl. 2014; produced by Song Yang, fl. 2014, Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited (Hong Kong (State): Phoenix Satellite Television Company Limited, 2014), 28 mins
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Behind the Smile
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produced by Alan Handel Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 48 mins
Hundreds of thousands of Thai young women leave their rural homes to work in the factories of Bangkok. They are the backbone of Thailand's economic success, yet are looked upon as almost less than human. Behind the Smile explores the lives and culture of these young women who live in crowded dormitories or shacks...
produced by Alan Handel Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 48 mins
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Beliefs and Believers, episode 105; Mystics and Meditation, New Directions
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; interview by John K. Simmons, fl. 1999, in Beliefs and Believers, episode 105; Mystics and Meditation (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
Students share the insights and review the major themes involved throughout the course. The students share what they have learned, pointing out the relationships between empowerment, social action, social change, and the power of community building.
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; interview by John K. Simmons, fl. 1999, in Beliefs and Believers, episode 105; Mystics and Meditation (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
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Benazir Bhutto: Walking The Tightrope
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directed by Etienne Duval; produced by René-Jean Bouyer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 21 mins
In 1988 Benazir Bhutto became Prime Minister of Pakistan, the first woman to head a Muslim country. Born into a feudal society and educated at Oxford, she has indeed straddled two worlds. She was the daughter of the charismatic Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the first democratic leader of Pakistan, who was executed in a mil...
directed by Etienne Duval; produced by René-Jean Bouyer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 21 mins
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The Best Time Of My Life
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produced by National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 59 mins
How do women perceive themselves in mid-life? In this lively film, women aged forty to sixty share the thoughts and experiences that enrich this new stage of their lives. Reflecting a wide range of income levels, lifestyles, careers and experiences, they have in common the conviction that growth and change are alw...
produced by National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 59 mins
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Beyond Babyland
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directed by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974; produced by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974, University of Memphis (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 56 mins
Of the thirty most industrialized nations, the U.S. has the worst record of infant mortality, with African American babies dying at three times the rate of whites. In some places, that rate equals those of many third world countries. When filmmakers David Appleby and Craig Leake discovered that their hometown of M...
directed by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974; produced by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974, University of Memphis (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 56 mins
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Beyond the Grace Note
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directed by Henrietta Foster, fl. 1988 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2020), 56 mins
‘Beyond The Grace Note’ looks at the struggles and problems that many of the most famous female conductors in the world have had to face pursuing their chosen profession. The job itself is demanding enough but there are extra hurdles that women have to face. A man can be decisive but a woman is seen as bossy o...
directed by Henrietta Foster, fl. 1988 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2020), 56 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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Bindis & Beauty Queens
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directed by Min Clough, fl. 1999; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 45 mins
Min Clough's gentle, touching film used the beauty contest to explore a community both comfortable in its family's new home while also proudly touch with its family's cultural roots.
directed by Min Clough, fl. 1999; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 45 mins
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Biography, Christine Jorgensen: The Change Of A Lifetime
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 mins
Explore the life of one of the most controversial figures of the sexual revolution.
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 45 mins
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