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Zanzibar Soccer Queens
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produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 53 mins
In the Muslim country, Zanzibar, women’s activities are severely curtailed. This is a portrait of a feisty group of women who have defied the cultural constraints by playing a man’s game, soccer, and giving reign to their competitive spirit. The women talk about the difference soccer has made in their daily li...
produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 53 mins
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Zulu Love Affairs
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directed by Emmanuelle Bidou (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour 1 mins
Set in the verdant hills of Kwa-Zulu Natal, this is an intimate and spontaneous depiction of the lives of women left behind while their husbands, migrant laborers, work in the mines far away. By turns sad, touching or amusing, this film bears eloquent testimony to the ravages of an economic system which tears fami...
directed by Emmanuelle Bidou (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour 1 mins
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আন্ডার কন্সট্রাকশন = Under Construction
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directed by Rubaiyat Hossain, 1981-; produced by Rubaiyat Hossain, 1981- and Nasir Kashem, fl. 2015; performed by Shahana Goswami, 1986-, Rikita Nandini Shimu, fl. 2010 and Mita Rahman, fl. 2015 (Dhaka, Dhaka Division: Khona Talkies, 2015), 1 hour 28 mins,
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Under Construction is about a middle class Muslim woman struggling to find herself in the sprawl of urban Bangladesh. Theatre actress Roya suffers from her husband’s wish for children and traditional life. Not interested in motherhood, she decides to reconstruct a famous and politically minded play for modern ti...
directed by Rubaiyat Hossain, 1981-; produced by Rubaiyat Hossain, 1981- and Nasir Kashem, fl. 2015; performed by Shahana Goswami, 1986-, Rikita Nandini Shimu, fl. 2010 and Mita Rahman, fl. 2015 (Dhaka, Dhaka Division: Khona Talkies, 2015), 1 hour 28 mins,
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