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Blowin' Up
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directed by Stephanie Wang-Breal, fl. 2007; produced by Carrie Weprin, fl. 2008, Once in a Blue (New York, NY: Once in a Blue, 2019), 1 hour 38 mins
Working within a broken criminal justice system, a team of rebel heroines work to change the way women arrested for prostitution are prosecuted. With intimate camerawork that lingers on details and brings the Queens criminal courtroom to life, BLOWIN’ UP celebrates acts of steadfast defiance, even as it reveals...
directed by Stephanie Wang-Breal, fl. 2007; produced by Carrie Weprin, fl. 2008, Once in a Blue (New York, NY: Once in a Blue, 2019), 1 hour 38 mins
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Brides of Allah
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directed by Natalie Assouline-Terebilo, 1972-; produced by Ayelet Ephrati, fl. 1999 and Talia Kleinhendler, fl. 2007, Ephrati Productions and Pie Films (Zurich, Zurich Canton: First Hand Films, 2008), 1 hour
The desire to be beautiful is still strong, no matter what the circumstances. The women giggle and pass around fragments of a broken mirror. This is a world which exists only behind prison walls, where a lullaby whispered lovingly in a baby's ear echoes with the sting of hatred, where compassion and disdain live c...
directed by Natalie Assouline-Terebilo, 1972-; produced by Ayelet Ephrati, fl. 1999 and Talia Kleinhendler, fl. 2007, Ephrati Productions and Pie Films (Zurich, Zurich Canton: First Hand Films, 2008), 1 hour
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El Día que me Quieras
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directed by Florence Jaugey, 1959-; produced by Camila Films (Managua, Managua Department: Camila Films, 2000), 1 hour 1 mins

La vida diaria de policías y trabajadoras sociales en una de las Comisarías de la Mujer y la Niñez de Managua. Mujeres, niñas y niños llegan, hablan, denuncian, reclaman. Y los hombres se defienden, justifican, argumentan. La cámara estuvo allí. Nos acerca al auténtico y complejo rostro de la violencia dom...

directed by Florence Jaugey, 1959-; produced by Camila Films (Managua, Managua Department: Camila Films, 2000), 1 hour 1 mins
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Habitual Sadness
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directed by Byun Young-Joo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 12 mins
During World War II an estimated 200,000 women, mostly Korean, were forced by the Japanese into sexual slavery. This experience scarred the women, who hid their shame in silence. Now in their sixties and seventies, the surviving women have dared to speak of their suffering at the hands of their Japanese oppressors...
directed by Byun Young-Joo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 12 mins
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In Gandhi's Footsteps: Kiran Bedi
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directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
Kiran Bedi, a small woman with a huge mission, has been compared to Mother Theresa and Mahatma Gandhi. She is, in fact, a police woman-- and a reformer. Kiran Bedi has worked in the most dangerous and violent parts of Indian society and has found non-violent solutions. She believes that police should help prevent...
directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
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Last Taboo
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produced by Psychology News (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 49 mins
This groundbreaking program shatters the Victorian notion of childhood innocence. It reveals that sexual abuse of children is also committed by other children. New research shows that over one third of child abusers are under the age of eighteen and one third of those are under eleven. We meet both abused children...
produced by Psychology News (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 49 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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Price of Honour
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directed by Johan Asard; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 46 mins
Pela Atroshi, a child of Kurdish immigrants living in Sweden, was brought up in the strict traditions of her native country. She and her sister were not allowed to socialize with boys and were expected to be home immediately after school. However, as a teenager, she was spotted having an innocent meeting with a Sw...
directed by Johan Asard; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 46 mins
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Stories from The Riverside: Women Jailed for Killing Their Abusers
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directed by Susanne Mason; produced by Susanne Mason (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 29 mins
This documentary visits Gatesville Penitentiary in Texas, where three female inmates convicted of murder and serving sentences ranging from 25 to 40 years describe the domestic violence that would eventually bring them to prison. Sonia, Brenda and Lee Ann relate in their own words stories of the isolation and fear...
directed by Susanne Mason; produced by Susanne Mason (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 29 mins
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