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How I Got Over
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directed by Nicole Boxer, 1967-; produced by Timothy Rockwood, fl. 2003 and Nicole Boxer, 1967-, Artemis Rising Foundation and Fuschia Film (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
How I Got Over is an intimate, innovative profile of 15 formerly homeless and incarcerated African-American women that dramatically reveals the social causes of their plight and how their lives were transformed. The film follows the women for 12 weeks as they craft and rehearse an original play based on their har...
directed by Nicole Boxer, 1967-; produced by Timothy Rockwood, fl. 2003 and Nicole Boxer, 1967-, Artemis Rising Foundation and Fuschia Film (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
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Just Married: The Epic Battle Over Gay Marriage
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produced by Iris Adler, NECN (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
The issue of gay marriage has polarized the country. This even- handed film follows events in Massachusetts after the state supreme court ruled 4 to 3 in favor of allowing same sex marriage. It is at the same time a lesson in the turbulent political process as a compelling portrait of several responsible, loving,...
produced by Iris Adler, NECN (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
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Maidentrip
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directed by Jillian Schlesinger, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 1 hour 21 mins
In the wake of a battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global media storm, 14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out - camera in hand - on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.
directed by Jillian Schlesinger, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2013), 1 hour 21 mins
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Malalai, Policewoman of Kandahar
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directed by Polly Hyman, fl. 2004; produced by Polly Hyman, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 52 mins
In the dangerous, male-oriented world of Kandahar, home to drug smugglers and terrorists, a policewoman, Malalai Kakar is blazing the way for women. Unhindered by her heavy burka, this mother of six is chasing wife-beaters, murderers and thieves across Afghanistan. The film follows her as she investigates a local...
directed by Polly Hyman, fl. 2004; produced by Polly Hyman, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 52 mins
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Malka
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directed by Walter Tejblum, fl. 2005-2014 (Buenos Aires, Federal District (Argentina): Cine Ojo, 2014), 1 hour 6 mins

El film narra una investigación tras la historia de un personaje olvidado de la comunidad judía argentina: Malka, una joven de que es traída desde Europa a comienzos del siglo XX mediante engaños y es metida en una de las redes de prostitución más grandes y singulares del país: la organización Tzwi Migdal.

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directed by Walter Tejblum, fl. 2005-2014 (Buenos Aires, Federal District (Argentina): Cine Ojo, 2014), 1 hour 6 mins
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POV, What I Want My Words to Do to You
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produced by Borrowed Light LLC, in POV (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 1 hour 20 mins
Playwright Eve Ensler guides viewers into the hearts of female prisoners in unique performances by Mary Alice, Glenn Close, Hazelle Goodman, Rosie Perez, and Marisa Tomei. An outgrowth of Ensler's workshop at Bedford Hills Correctional Center, WHAT I WANT MY WORDS TO DO TO YOU is a no-holds-barred revelation of te...
produced by Borrowed Light LLC, in POV (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2003), 1 hour 20 mins
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Rape in the Ranks
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directed by Pascale Bourgaux (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 30 mins
This hard-hitting film is the first to cover the shocking story of sexual harassment and rape of American women soldiers. The Pentagon has acknowledged receiving 3,000 reports of sexual mistreatment in one year alone. These female soldiers were not attacked by the Afghan or Iraqi "enemy," but by colleagues in thei...
directed by Pascale Bourgaux (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 30 mins
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The Silent Scream
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produced by RTE (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 31 mins
This unusually sensitive film is a powerful reminder that adults must take children seriously if they hint that something is amiss at home. Abusers often silence children by telling them they will not be believed or threatening them with dire consequences.This was the case with the Kavanagh sisters whose hesitant...
produced by RTE (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 31 mins
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SIS: The Perry Watkins Story
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produced by Chiqui Cartagena and Suzanne Newman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 52 mins
This groundbreaking documentary explores the explosive issue of gays in the military. It examines the case of Perry J. Watkins, the first openly gay man to defeat the ban against gays in the military. The case established a powerful legal precedent that will act as an inspiration to the gay and black communities....
produced by Chiqui Cartagena and Suzanne Newman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 52 mins
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Stand Up, Speak Out: The Nina Miglionico Story
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directed by Jenna M. Bedsole, fl. 2010; produced by Ted Speaker, fl. 2005, Free Works Productions and Cervidae Films (Birmingham, AL: Free Works Productions, 2017), 54 mins
A powerful story, historically framed in an era when immigrants and particularly women had to overcome any number of obstacles to succeed.
directed by Jenna M. Bedsole, fl. 2010; produced by Ted Speaker, fl. 2005, Free Works Productions and Cervidae Films (Birmingham, AL: Free Works Productions, 2017), 54 mins
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