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Altina
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directed by Peter Sanders, 1969-; produced by Victoria Sanders, fl. 2014 and Peter Sanders, 1969-, Victoria Sanders Film Partners (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
Altina is the provocative portrait of an American trendsetter whose free spirit defied convention. A woman ahead of her time, Altina Schinasi was born in 1907 in New York City; the daughter of a tobacco tycoon and decedent of Sephardic Jews, she upended the expectations that accompanied her position. Altina was a...
directed by Peter Sanders, 1969-; produced by Victoria Sanders, fl. 2014 and Peter Sanders, 1969-, Victoria Sanders Film Partners (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 16, Search for Identity
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produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 16 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

Even as the poets were fostering a rebellion, contemporary prose writers began creating a new American Tradition comprised of many strands, many voices, and many myths about the past. This program explores the search for identity by three American writers: Maxine Hong Kingston, Sandra Cisneros, and Leslie Feinberg...

produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 16 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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Cowgirls
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directed by Sally Clark, 1953-; produced by Sally Clark, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
This documentary, directed by Sally Clark, examines the history of women in Canadian rodeo.
directed by Sally Clark, 1953-; produced by Sally Clark, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
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The Double Dutch Divas!
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directed by Nicole Franklin; produced by Epiphany Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 41 mins
Women with names like Smooth, Heart, Sassy, and Lady Di are the core of the Double Dutch Divas, a team that has mastered the art of jumping and dancing double Dutch during their twenty years together. They are a real life example of sisterhood at its best. Giving show stopping performances in the US and abroad, th...
directed by Nicole Franklin; produced by Epiphany Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 41 mins
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Four Girls And Toni Morrison
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produced by Lars Helander, fl. 1993 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1994), 30 mins
Toni Morrison was winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature. Her life and work have meant a lot to a whole generation of young African American women. This video reveals a personal portrait of Professor Morrison while analyzing her intentions and techniques of composition. Interwoven are scenes of four students...
produced by Lars Helander, fl. 1993 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1994), 30 mins
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Going for Goals: Zanzibar Soccer Dreams
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directed by Florence Ayisi, 1962- and Catalin Brylla, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2016), 1 hour 4 mins
Times are changing in the playing fields of soccer in Zanzibar as young Muslim girls are starting to have equal opportunities, and access to soccer training as part of physical education in schools. Thus, changing the status of women’s soccer - from playing in the streets to becoming part of Sports Education in...
directed by Florence Ayisi, 1962- and Catalin Brylla, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2016), 1 hour 4 mins
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Hansel Mieth: Vagabond Photographer
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directed by Nancy Schiesari; produced by Nancy Schiesari (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 54 mins
Hansel Mieth is the compelling tale of a pioneering woman photojournalist who created some of the most indelible images of mid-twentieth century America. Armed with convictions, perseverance, and talent, she carved out a career in the male-dominated world of photojournalism, eventually becoming a celebrated LIFE M...
directed by Nancy Schiesari; produced by Nancy Schiesari (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 54 mins
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High Heels and Ground Glass
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produced by Deborah Irmas and Barbara Kasten (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 31 mins
This fascinating film portrays the life and work of five outstanding women photographers, born around the turn of the century, who perfected their craft in an era when photography was a man's domain. Using examples of their photography with clips from news of the day, their on-camera interviews are woven together...
produced by Deborah Irmas and Barbara Kasten (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 31 mins
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Into the Sea
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directed by Marion Poizeau, fl. 2010-2016; produced by Marion Poizeau, fl. 2010-2016, Genevieve Poizeau, fl. 2010, Serge Poizeau, fl. 2010 and Easkey Britton, fl. 2006-2017 (France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2014), 54 mins

Three women - an Irish surfer, an Iranian snowboarder, and an Iranian diver - decide to introduce surf in Iran. In the Southeastern region, known for its waves, their belief in the values of sport allow them to connect with others and gain a new visibility in the society despite their veil. Surf could also bring e...

directed by Marion Poizeau, fl. 2010-2016; produced by Marion Poizeau, fl. 2010-2016, Genevieve Poizeau, fl. 2010, Serge Poizeau, fl. 2010 and Easkey Britton, fl. 2006-2017 (France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2014), 54 mins
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Manslaughter
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directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; produced by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; performed by Lois Wilson, 1894-1988, Thomas Meighan, 1879-1936 and Leatrice Joy, 1893-1985 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1922), 59 mins
MANSLAUGHTER stars Leatrice Joy as a pampered debutante who is forced to confront her irresponsible lifestyle when she causes the death of a traffic cop. To emphasize the debauchery of the Jazz Age elite, DeMille interwove scenes of champagne-soaked parties and Roman orgies, a device that served as a stern warning...
directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; produced by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; performed by Lois Wilson, 1894-1988, Thomas Meighan, 1879-1936 and Leatrice Joy, 1893-1985 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1922), 59 mins
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