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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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Black Feminist
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directed by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016; produced by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016 and Maiya Sinclair, fl. 2016 (Atlanta, GA: Zanah Thirus Films, 2019), 53 mins
Black Feminist is a feature length documentary film surrounding the double edged sword of racial and gender oppression that black women face in America. This documentary is told through interviews from scholars, lecturers, writers, business owners, veterans, comedians and authors. In addition to information interv...
directed by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016; produced by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016 and Maiya Sinclair, fl. 2016 (Atlanta, GA: Zanah Thirus Films, 2019), 53 mins
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Family Matters (Girsa Deyankuta)
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directed by Noa Roth, fl. 2015; produced by Avigail Sperber, 1973- and Lilach Adler, fl. 2015, Pardes TV & Film Productions and yesdocu. (Jerusalem, Yerushalayim District: Go2Films, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins
The film tells the story of how, 30 years ago, the divorce of a woman who went on to become a renowned author, and her husband, an esteemed rabbi, shook the religious city of Bnai Barak and affected the lives of their seven children. It follows a family divided between the two conflicting worlds of the Ultra - Ort...
directed by Noa Roth, fl. 2015; produced by Avigail Sperber, 1973- and Lilach Adler, fl. 2015, Pardes TV & Film Productions and yesdocu. (Jerusalem, Yerushalayim District: Go2Films, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins
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Great Big Story, Sailing Noire
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 9 secs
Ayme Sinclair is a competitive sailor who wants women of all backgrounds to embrace her beloved sport. She sails with Sweet Caroline, a Connecticut-based team that’s half female and represents eight countries. Inspired by her exceptionally diverse crew, Ayme launched Sailing Noire: a collective Instagram account...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 9 secs
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A Growing Thing
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directed by Sarah Gross, fl. 2019; produced by Sarah Gross, fl. 2019 (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2019), 1 hour 32 mins
A Growing Thing is a feature length documentary about women living in a township near Johannesburg, South Africa and the women's empowerment project where they work. 25 years after the first free elections in South Africa, a dedicated black mother of six in a township near Johannesburg is determined to become a co...
directed by Sarah Gross, fl. 2019; produced by Sarah Gross, fl. 2019 (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2019), 1 hour 32 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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The House that Jane Built
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directed by Tim Ward, fl. 1990; produced by Elayne Goldstein, 1933-1993, WTTW (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1990), 1 hour 1 mins
A docudrama utilizing excerpts from the public writings and private papers of Jane Addams and her associates to tell the story of Hull House in Chicago which became a major center for social reform activities in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
directed by Tim Ward, fl. 1990; produced by Elayne Goldstein, 1933-1993, WTTW (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1990), 1 hour 1 mins
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