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Advanced Style
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directed by Lina Plioplyte, fl. 2014; produced by Ari Seth Cohen, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
Advanced Style is a documentary that examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famed blog of the same name, this film paints intimate and colorful portraits of independent, stylish women aged 62 to...
directed by Lina Plioplyte, fl. 2014; produced by Ari Seth Cohen, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
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Adventures in The Gender Trade
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directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: A Gender," are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have thei...
directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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America the Beautiful
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directed by Darryl Roberts, fl. 1992; produced by Sensory Overload Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2009), 1 hour 44 mins
Filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a five-year journey to examine America’s growing obsession with physical beauty and perfection, unearthing its origins and deadly risks. In America the Beautiful we see how increasingly unattainable images contribute to the rise in low self-esteem, body dysmorphia, and eating di...
directed by Darryl Roberts, fl. 1992; produced by Sensory Overload Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2009), 1 hour 44 mins
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American Masters, Billie Jean King
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directed by James Erskine, fl. 1994; produced by Victoria Gregory and James Erskine, fl. 1994, New Black Films, Media Squared Films PLC and THIRTEEN American Masters, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 24 mins
Forty years after the Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match, King presents her own story, with perspective from Rosie Casals, Chris Evert, Venus Williams, Gloria Steinem, Riggs' son Larry and others.
directed by James Erskine, fl. 1994; produced by Victoria Gregory and James Erskine, fl. 1994, New Black Films, Media Squared Films PLC and THIRTEEN American Masters, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 24 mins
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Bacchanal Lady - Mas - Judith Laird Collection
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directed by Judith Laird, fl. 1985; produced by Judith Laird, fl. 1985 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 18 mins
The video from Banyan Productions looks at Trinidad's Carnival from a female perspective.
directed by Judith Laird, fl. 1985; produced by Judith Laird, fl. 1985 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 18 mins
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Daughters of Everest
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directed by Ramyata Limbu and Sapana Sakya; produced by Ramyata Limbu and Sapana Sakya (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 56 mins
DAUGHTERS OF EVEREST brings a unique flavor to the familiar story of the attempt to climb Mount Everest. In 2000, the first-ever expedition of Sherpa women to climb Everest was organized. This captivating documentary gives a close-up account of the expedition.
directed by Ramyata Limbu and Sapana Sakya; produced by Ramyata Limbu and Sapana Sakya (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 56 mins
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Dolls. A Woman from Damascus
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directed by Diana El Jeiroudi, fl. 2005; produced by Orwa Nyrabia, 1977-, Proaction Film (Zurich, Zurich Canton: First Hand Films, 2008), 54 mins
In a traditional Damascene milieu, Manal is challenged to cherish her excellence as a housewife. Still, she insists on chasing a personal dream of getting back to work. Fulla, a new doll, has become the "Dream of Every Arab Girl" with sales skyrocketing. Fulla is the ideal Arab Muslim 'Barbie', a virgin, decent,...
directed by Diana El Jeiroudi, fl. 2005; produced by Orwa Nyrabia, 1977-, Proaction Film (Zurich, Zurich Canton: First Hand Films, 2008), 54 mins
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Following Kina
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directed by Sonia Goldenberg; produced by Sonia Goldenberg, Tramas Producciones and Cromauno Audiovisuales (Goldenberg Films, 2015), 1 hour 3 mins
Two young women in Peru train to become world champions in boxing.
directed by Sonia Goldenberg; produced by Sonia Goldenberg, Tramas Producciones and Cromauno Audiovisuales (Goldenberg Films, 2015), 1 hour 3 mins
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Freedom Fields
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directed by Naziha Arebi, fl. 2009; produced by Flore Cosquer, fl. 2003, Scottish Documentary Institute and HuNa Productions (Paris, Ile-de-France: Wide House, 2018), 1 hour 38 mins
Filmed over five years, FREEDOM FIELDS follows three women and their football team in post-revolution Libya, as the country descends into civil war and the utopian hopes of the Arab Spring begin to fade. Through the eyes of these accidental activists, we see the reality of a country in transition, where the person...
directed by Naziha Arebi, fl. 2009; produced by Flore Cosquer, fl. 2003, Scottish Documentary Institute and HuNa Productions (Paris, Ile-de-France: Wide House, 2018), 1 hour 38 mins
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Great Big Story, Defiant: Not One of the Boys
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 3 mins
Adeline Gray is the best female wrestler in the world in her weight class. She's on a mission to prove that femininity is synonymous with strength, and says that while she grew up beating boys on the mat, it was challenging them that made her the wrestler she is today.
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 3 mins
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