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37 Stories About Leaving Home
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directed by Shelly Silver, 1957-; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 52 mins
This fascinating experimental documentary examines the relationships between grandmothers, mothers and daughters in Japan. Interwoven throughout the interviews with these women is a folk tale about a mother who rescues her daughter from an evil ogre who had kidnapped her. Insightful and entertaining, this innovati...
directed by Shelly Silver, 1957-; produced by National Asian American Telecommunications Association (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1996), 52 mins
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99% Woman
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produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
In October, 1998, forty-five year old Benjy Nelson - former high school athlete and United States Air Force airman - had a sex-change operation. During his air force career, he began to dress as a woman - first at home, and then in public. For the last five years before his operation, Benjy dressed as a woman full...
produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
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AIDS at Issue: Coping with an Epidemic
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directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 mins
While the AIDS epidemic is causing immeasurable personal tragedies, it also raises a host of difficult public issues that must be answered by society as a whole. What should be done to help people protect themselves from the virus? What measures should be taken to keep those already infected from spreading the vir...
directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 mins
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Anne Braden: Southern Patriot
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directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins
Anne Braden: Southern Patriot provides a moving, in-depth biography of an organizer and journalist who for a remarkable 60 years participated in the most significant movements for racial and economic justice in this country’s most conservative region - the South. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. praised her stea...
directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins
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The Hidden Daughters
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directed by Mette Korsgaard; produced by Steen Jensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2004), 58 mins
They are born and brought up in Europe. Their daily lives are influenced by European culture and they are European citizens. But they are also daughters of immigrants from south and east. Every day they have to fight to find the balance between two extremely different cultures. Thousands of these girls are sent b...
directed by Mette Korsgaard; produced by Steen Jensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2004), 58 mins
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Leading Women Japan
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN) (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales), 23 mins
CNN focuses on five women who are taking Japan forward, making a difference in their respective fields and acting as role models for future generations to come. A country of finesse and tradition, with innovation at the heart of its soul, Japan’s impact has been felt all over the world. But as the country deals...
produced by Cable News Network (CNN) (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales), 23 mins
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Looking for China Girl
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produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 50 mins
Here are the personal stories behind a modern demographic crisis in China. Since 1980 when China decreed that couples should have just one child, there has been an alarming disproportion of young men over young women. Many reasons have been given for this, including selective abortion, infanticide and adoption. Th...
produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 50 mins
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Miriam's Daughters Celebrate
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produced by Lilly Rivlin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 25 mins
Miriam's Daughters Celebrate shows Jewish feminists creating new rituals. In the two occasions celebrated in this video, the Passover Seder and a baby- girl naming ceremony -- the women speak about their lives and how traditional Jewish rituals relate to them as well as men. Instead of the traditional Passover whe...
produced by Lilly Rivlin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 25 mins
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Our Honour and His Glory
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produced by Sigrun Slapgard, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 31 mins
In some areas of North Africa, the Middle East and Asia, honor is deemed of such importance that a father, a brother or a cousin is entitled by tribal custom to kill a woman, often a young girl, who is suspected of having sullied the family moral standard. Legislation now exists in countries such as Egypt and Jord...
produced by Sigrun Slapgard, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 31 mins
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Patently Offensive: Porn Under Siege
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produced by Harriet Koskoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
Video cassette recorders, computers, and evolving new technologies have catapulted pornography into a $10 billion industry. Despite sustained attacks from radical feminists and traditional groups concerned about the moral environment, porn profits soar. Winner of a coveted award from the Corporation for Public Bro...
produced by Harriet Koskoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
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