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Africa Dreaming, Sophia's Homecoming
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directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
Sophia's Homecoming reminds us that the devastating personal effects of the massive social dislocations caused by apartheid can never be erased. Sophia, like so many other women, becomes a self-reliant provider for her family, working as a domestic for a white family in Windhoek for 12 years. When her husband Naf...
directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
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Arise
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directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins

On every continent, women are taking the lead to protect and restore the natural environment, and are empowering others to respect the earth. Arise presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their communities, towns and villa...

directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins
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Black and White In Colour
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directed by Mira Erdevicki (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 1 mins
Vera Bila does everything in a big way. Her body is oversized. Her dark hair billows untidily. Her temperament is fiery. She chain smokes. She belts out songs with gusto in a hoarse, earthy voice. In fact, this singer from the Romany tradition is on her way to being a cabaret star in Europe. Surrounded by the husb...
directed by Mira Erdevicki (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 1 mins
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Breaking Big, Episode 3, Danai Gurira
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presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, OZY Media Productions and Calico, in Breaking Big, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
Zimbabwe-native Danai Gurira yearned to bring African faces and voices to Broadway through her plays. But how did this Tony Award nominated writer make the leap from dramatic story teller to Hollywood superstar with starring roles on mega-hits like “The Walking Dead” and “Black Panther”?
presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, OZY Media Productions and Calico, in Breaking Big, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
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Breaking Big, Episode 12, Carmen Yulin Cruz
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presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
No one looks for a disaster to cement their own legacy. But when Puerto Rico was slammed by a catastrophic hurricane and the U.S. Government was slow to respond, Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of San Juan stood up and fought back. Watch as she goes from humble civic leader to become the heroic voice of her struggling is...
presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
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Caravan
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directed by Dam Sall; produced by Jakob Hogel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 29 mins
Every September a group of nomad women in Niger travel by camel caravan across the stark desert, 660 miles each way. Their first stop is Fachi, an oasis where they collect dates which they bring to various market towns where the dates are sold or exchanged for millet and other goods crucial to the survival of thei...
directed by Dam Sall; produced by Jakob Hogel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 29 mins
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Chronicle of a Savanna Marriage
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directed by Stig Holmqvist; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
For fifteen years, the filmmaker has monitored Nayiani's life, a Masai on the savanna of southern Kenya. The story begins in 1979 when Nayiani is fourteen, and has been promised in marriage to the son of her father's good friend. Nayiani undergoes circumcision, a procedure that both boys and girls go through to be...
directed by Stig Holmqvist; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
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City of Dreams
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directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Bruno Surrentino; produced by Palio Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 46 mins
Juarez is often called "City of Dreams" because hundreds of thousands of young women have been drawn to this frontier town from the most impoverished regions of Mexico. They aspire to a life free from poverty and free from the male-dominated traditional family and village. Since 1993 over two hundred of these youn...
directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Bruno Surrentino; produced by Palio Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 46 mins
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A Compassionate Rage
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directed by Alan Lindsay, fl. 2002 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 56 mins
A lot of people talk about what could be done to make the world a better place. Moira Kelly doesn’t just talk, she acts. She’s run an AIDS clinic for children in Romania, been house mother at an Aboriginal mission, worked in India with Mother Teresa, nursed crack babies in the Bronx, rescued kids from the fir...
directed by Alan Lindsay, fl. 2002 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 56 mins
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Dalda 13
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directed by Monika Baker, fl. 1996 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 23 mins
Although her powerful images of India have been seen around the world, Homai Vyarawalla's name never appears in the annals of photojournalism. Her professional identity, Dalda 13, derives from her birth in 1913, her marriage at thirteen, and the license plate on her first car which was DLD 13. In a country where w...
directed by Monika Baker, fl. 1996 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 23 mins
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