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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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Despot Housewives, Episode 1, The Big Spenders
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directed by Joel Soler, 1968-; produced by Jan Vasak, fl. 2000, Day For Night Productions, in Despot Housewives, Episode 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: The Party Film Sales, 2015), 52 mins
Meet the first ladies that squandered most of their state coffers or cast a favorable light on their husbands, megalomaniac emperors who then became the « King of Thieves ». Often compared to Marie Antoinette, the crazy expenses of their clan centered people’s hatred on them and hurried their husband’s fall.
directed by Joel Soler, 1968-; produced by Jan Vasak, fl. 2000, Day For Night Productions, in Despot Housewives, Episode 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: The Party Film Sales, 2015), 52 mins
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Despot Housewives, Episode 3, Cook Plundged in Terror
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directed by Joel Soler, 1968-; produced by Jan Vasak, fl. 2000, Day For Night Productions, in Despot Housewives, Episode 3 (Paris, Ile-de-France: The Party Film Sales, 2015), 53 mins
Housewives, cooks or just nurses, most of them didn’t have an education. They were very reserved First Ladies. After the fall of theirhusbands, many of them were pushed into the limelight against their will. International arrest warrants, prisons, suicides: they had atragic fate. Most of them were accused of pla...
directed by Joel Soler, 1968-; produced by Jan Vasak, fl. 2000, Day For Night Productions, in Despot Housewives, Episode 3 (Paris, Ile-de-France: The Party Film Sales, 2015), 53 mins
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Despot Housewives, Episode 5, Crownless Queens
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directed by Joel Soler, 1968-; produced by Jan Vasak, fl. 2000, Day For Night Productions, in Despot Housewives, Episode 5 (Paris, Ile-de-France: The Party Film Sales, 2015), 51 mins
They embodied the real Queen Consort. They were wives « at the service of power » and not « powerful » women. They successfully conducted commitments in the social field that strengthened their husband’s totalitarian regime. Most of them used their influence to keep their family at the head of the State and...
directed by Joel Soler, 1968-; produced by Jan Vasak, fl. 2000, Day For Night Productions, in Despot Housewives, Episode 5 (Paris, Ile-de-France: The Party Film Sales, 2015), 51 mins
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Despot Housewives, Episode 6, The Impetuous
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directed by Joel Soler, 1968-; produced by Jan Vasak, fl. 2000, Day For Night Productions, in Despot Housewives, Episode 6 (Paris, Ile-de-France: The Party Film Sales, 2015), 51 mins
For the first time ever the most infamous first ladies (Imelda Marcos, Philippines; Agathe Habyarimana, Rwanda; Nexhmije Hoxha, Albania; Jewel Taylor, Liberia; Lucia Pinochet, Chile) are gathered together in this documentary saga that steps into the lives of these controversial women, examining the power, responsi...
directed by Joel Soler, 1968-; produced by Jan Vasak, fl. 2000, Day For Night Productions, in Despot Housewives, Episode 6 (Paris, Ile-de-France: The Party Film Sales, 2015), 51 mins
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Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way
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directed by Donna Zaccaro, fl. 2014; produced by Andrew Morreale, fl. 1990-2014, Janice DeRosa, fl. 2014 and Donna Zaccaro, fl. 2014, Dazzling Media (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way is a feature-length documentary about the life and legacy of the trailblazing woman who made history in 1984 as the first female Vice Presidential nominee on a major party ticket in the United States. The film profiles Ferraro’s life from an impoverished childhood, the struggles...
directed by Donna Zaccaro, fl. 2014; produced by Andrew Morreale, fl. 1990-2014, Janice DeRosa, fl. 2014 and Donna Zaccaro, fl. 2014, Dazzling Media (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
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Haydée and Célia, when the Revolution became a woman
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directed by Véronika Petit and Renaud Schaak; produced by Mouvements d'ici bas and Kinorev (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2014), 1 hour 52 mins
En 1953, Haydée Santamaria participe au premier geste de l'épopée révolutionnaire cubaine. Quelques années plus tard, Célia Sanchez rejoint à son tour les rangs de l'armée rebelles. Elle rencontre Haydée et devient son amie et sa compagne d'arme._x000D_ _x000D_ Après la victoire, Haydée est nommée Pré...
directed by Véronika Petit and Renaud Schaak; produced by Mouvements d'ici bas and Kinorev (Paris, Ile-de-France: L'Harmattan, 2014), 1 hour 52 mins
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In Bed with the Arab Spring
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directed by Paul Moreira, 1961-; produced by Luc Hermann, fl. 1999, Premières Lignes Télévision (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs, 2012), 54 mins
Women played a major role in the revolutions that swept across the Middle East, some even becoming icons of the new opportunities that surfaced when the older, oppresive regimes were overthrown. However, the days of the Arab Spring also marked a shocking and unchecked surge in sexual harassment cases suffered by w...
directed by Paul Moreira, 1961-; produced by Luc Hermann, fl. 1999, Premières Lignes Télévision (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs, 2012), 54 mins
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In Search of History, Madam President
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produced by Gregory Orr, fl. 1992, Filmroos Inc., in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 43 mins
"In Search of History" journeys 2,000 years from ancient times to the present, taking a closer look at the events, places, and hidden mysteries that have puzzled and inspired historians and experts across the ages. In October 1919, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke. Barely able to work, he was shielded b...
produced by Gregory Orr, fl. 1992, Filmroos Inc., in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 43 mins
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Investigative Reports, Transgender Revolution
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produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
Investigative Reports goes beyond ignorance and stereotypes for an intimate portrayal of the people who choose to change their sexuality. Among the unexpected, ferociously articulate characters we meet are a female-to-male transsexual who works for the Tampa sheriff's office, a male-to-female electrical designer w...
produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
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