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The World Before Her
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directed by Nisha Pahuja, 1978-; produced by Ed Barreveld, 1957-, Cornelia Principe, fl. 1997 and Nisha Pahuja, 1978-, Storyline Entertainment; performed by Ruhi Singh, fl. 2012 and Prachi Trivedi (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2012), 57 mins
The Miss India pageant is the ultimate glamour event in a country that has gone mad for beauty contests. Winning the coveted title means instant stardom, a lucrative career path and, for some girls, freedom from the constraints of a patriarchal society. As the beauty contestants move through beauty boot camp, Dire...
directed by Nisha Pahuja, 1978-; produced by Ed Barreveld, 1957-, Cornelia Principe, fl. 1997 and Nisha Pahuja, 1978-, Storyline Entertainment; performed by Ruhi Singh, fl. 2012 and Prachi Trivedi (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2012), 57 mins
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A World Without Fathers or Husbands
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produced by Radio Television Belge Francophone (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
Legend has it that there was once a beautiful land in China called Li Chang, where lovers never married. They changed partners when they wanted to. But a cruel Chinese emperor changed all that and forbade these relationships. Arranged marriages became the norm and there were many lovers’ suicides.In this fascina...
produced by Radio Television Belge Francophone (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
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Ya No Mas (I've Had Enough!)
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directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 39 mins
"I'm a Macho Man! I beat my woman! I'm very macho! If you want to tame a woman, beat her!" Lyrics from a Nicaraguan popular song. Violence against women affects the lives of millions of women worldwide, in all socio-economic classes. It is the leading cause of death and injury among women from fifteen to forty-fiv...
directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 39 mins
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Yasmin
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directed by Kenneth Glenaan, fl. 1988-2018; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Jonathan Olsberg, fl. 1988, Parallax Independent and EuroArts; performed by Archie Panjabi, 1972-, Renu Setna, fl. 1960-2018, Steve Jackson, 1970-, Syed Ahmed, fl. 2004-2006 and Shahid Ahmed, fl. 2000-2018 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2004), 1 hour 23 mins

Yasmin is a young Pakistani woman who lives in England and lives a double life. On one side she is a model woman who wears hijab out of respect for her family's traditions. On the other side, she is a woman dressed in the occidental style, who puts on a t-shirt and jeans to go to work. After 9/11, she finds hersel...

directed by Kenneth Glenaan, fl. 1988-2018; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Jonathan Olsberg, fl. 1988, Parallax Independent and EuroArts; performed by Archie Panjabi, 1972-, Renu Setna, fl. 1960-2018, Steve Jackson, 1970-, Syed Ahmed, fl. 2004-2006 and Shahid Ahmed, fl. 2000-2018 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2004), 1 hour 23 mins
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Yogawoman
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directed by Kate McIntyre Clere, 1963- and Saraswati Clere, fl. 2011; produced by Michael McIntyre, 1966-, Saraswati Clere, fl. 2011 and Kate McIntyre Clere, 1963-, YogaKula Productions and Second Nature Films (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2011), 1 hour 26 mins
Yoga was brought to the west from India by a lineage of male teachers. Now there’s a generation of women leading the way. They’re strong, they’re inspiring, and they’re radically changing people’s lives. From the busy streets of Manhattan to the dusty slums of Kenya, YOGAWOMAN uncovers a global phenomeno...
directed by Kate McIntyre Clere, 1963- and Saraswati Clere, fl. 2011; produced by Michael McIntyre, 1966-, Saraswati Clere, fl. 2011 and Kate McIntyre Clere, 1963-, YogaKula Productions and Second Nature Films (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2011), 1 hour 26 mins
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Young, Disabled, and Famous
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directed by Nina Beveridge, fl. 2002; produced by Susan Nation, fl. 2010 and Nina Beveridge, fl. 2002 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2010), 48 mins
Renee doesn't want to make you cry. And she doesn't want your pity. In this fly-on-the-wall view of 21 year old author, internet star, and muscular dystrophy sufferer Renee Rodriguez, her wit and no-nonsense attitude shine through.
directed by Nina Beveridge, fl. 2002; produced by Susan Nation, fl. 2010 and Nina Beveridge, fl. 2002 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2010), 48 mins
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Zahra: Change Begins at Home
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directed by Imad Karam, 1976-; produced by Imad Karam, 1976-, FLT Films (London, England: FLT Films, 2011), 26 mins
Zahra: Change Begins at Home tells of the passion and commitment of a single mother with four children, a refugee from Somalia, who overcomes obstacles to transform her life and make a difference in the community. Tackling crucial issues that affect social harmony, breaking down communication barriers between the...
directed by Imad Karam, 1976-; produced by Imad Karam, 1976-, FLT Films (London, England: FLT Films, 2011), 26 mins
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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, Khona Talkies; 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, Khona Talkies; 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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