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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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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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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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Women at Risk
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produced by Societe de radio-television du Quebec (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
There are more than 15 million refugees scattered around the world, the majority of whom are women and young girls. This film presents portraits of three such refugees who must cope with being uprooted.Mai-Lien, a 13-year-old Vietnamese travelled with her 10-year-old brother to a camp in Malaysia. Alone, without h...
produced by Societe de radio-television du Quebec (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
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The Angel Returns
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directed by Jacqueline Bakker; produced by Fatusch Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 54 mins
This colorfully photographed films is set in Somalia, where the tradition of female circumcision is firmly entrenched. Isnino Ahmed Musso, a determined and articulate woman, wants change. More than most other films on this subject, this shows clearly what problems a reformer faces. Circumcision is a tradition of f...
directed by Jacqueline Bakker; produced by Fatusch Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 54 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9, Women's Hope
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Even today, the situation of women in many countries around the world is one of oppression. Prostitution, submission, torture, violence, exploitation and poverty often part of the daily lives of women deprived of their human rights and who are cruelly lacking the means of escaping it. More than one in five women a...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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