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Beauty With Brains
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produced by Africa24 Media (Nairobi, Nairobi Area District: Africa24 Media, 2015), 17 mins
At the age of 19 Mpule Kwelagombe won the 1999 Miss Universe beauty pageant. She used her platform to help in the fight against HIV/ AIDs. In 2000, she was appointed as the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for HIV/AIDs in Sub-Saharan Africa.
produced by Africa24 Media (Nairobi, Nairobi Area District: Africa24 Media, 2015), 17 mins
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Behind the Smile
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produced by Alan Handel Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 48 mins
Hundreds of thousands of Thai young women leave their rural homes to work in the factories of Bangkok. They are the backbone of Thailand's economic success, yet are looked upon as almost less than human. Behind the Smile explores the lives and culture of these young women who live in crowded dormitories or shacks...
produced by Alan Handel Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 48 mins
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Bobbi Brown's Next Chapter
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produced by Dow Jones & Company; interview by Elisa Lipsky-Karasz, 1978- (New York, NY: Wall Street Journal, 2019), 23 mins
Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics and Beauty Evolution, talks about what it takes to build a wellness brand with WSJ Magazine Deputy Editor Elisa Lipsky-Karasz.
produced by Dow Jones & Company; interview by Elisa Lipsky-Karasz, 1978- (New York, NY: Wall Street Journal, 2019), 23 mins
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Colorado Project Teaches Job, Life Skills to Help Women Combat Poverty, December 17, 2008
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presented by Ray Suarez, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2008), 8 mins
Armed with $500 worth of beans, two women founded a non-profit group in Denver to empower impoverished women by teaching them workplace skills and providing jobs to the chronically homeless and unemployed.
presented by Ray Suarez, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2008), 8 mins
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The Feminister
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directed by Viktor Nordenskiöld, fl. 2014; produced by Viktor Nordenskiöld, fl. 2014, FreetownFilms (Film Platform, 2019), 1 hour 24 mins
Incredible coverage of 4 years in the office of the Swedish foreign minister, Margot Wallström, known for her fearless feminist agenda and sharp, empathic mind. We witness her arduous negotiations with Saudi Arabia, Israel and North Korea, as well as a highly competitive campaign for a seat in the UNSC, followed...
directed by Viktor Nordenskiöld, fl. 2014; produced by Viktor Nordenskiöld, fl. 2014, FreetownFilms (Film Platform, 2019), 1 hour 24 mins
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Following Kina
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directed by Sonia Goldenberg; produced by Sonia Goldenberg, Tramas Producciones and Cromauno Audiovisuales (Goldenberg Films, 2015), 1 hour 3 mins
Two young women in Peru train to become world champions in boxing.
directed by Sonia Goldenberg; produced by Sonia Goldenberg, Tramas Producciones and Cromauno Audiovisuales (Goldenberg Films, 2015), 1 hour 3 mins
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Gaea Girls
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directed by Jano Williams and Kim Longinotto, 1952-; produced by Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 53 mins
Every Spring in Japan, young people have to decide their future. Many young girls are are setting their sights on a gutsy future - professional wrestling. Gaea is one such company that rears young wrestling hopefuls. The girls are expected to go through a grueling year's initiation, where they will have to underg...
directed by Jano Williams and Kim Longinotto, 1952-; produced by Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 53 mins
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Gaea Girls, Part 2
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directed by Jano Williams and Kim Longinotto, 1952-; produced by Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 50 mins
Every Spring in Japan, young people have to decide their future. Many young girls are are setting their sights on a gutsy future - professional wrestling. Gaea is one such company that rears young wrestling hopefuls. The girls are expected to go through a grueling year's initiation, where they will have to underg...
directed by Jano Williams and Kim Longinotto, 1952-; produced by Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 50 mins
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God Gave Her a Mercedes Benz
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directed by Katia Forbert Petersen; produced by SFINX FILM/TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
Colorful markets of Africa are often dominated by strong older women, who control prices and determine who can buy their goods. These women are affectionately referred to as Mama Benz because each one has a chauffeured driven Mercedes Benz. This film focuses on one woman who presides over the cloth market in Lome ..
directed by Katia Forbert Petersen; produced by SFINX FILM/TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
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The Great Granny Revolution
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directed by Robert Rooney; produced by Brenda Rooney and Robert Rooney (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 52 mins
The Great Granny Revolution describes the remarkable partnership between black South African grandmothers who are raising their grandchildren, orphaned by AIDS, and a group of grandmothers from North America. It all began with Rose Letwaba, a psychiatric nurse counseling these orphans at a township clinic. She not...
directed by Robert Rooney; produced by Brenda Rooney and Robert Rooney (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 52 mins
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