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99% Woman
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produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
In October, 1998, forty-five year old Benjy Nelson - former high school athlete and United States Air Force airman - had a sex-change operation. During his air force career, he began to dress as a woman - first at home, and then in public. For the last five years before his operation, Benjy dressed as a woman full...
produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
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Anna
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directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins

November 1815. An enslaved woman named Anna is sold away from her family in Maryland to slave traders, taken to Washington D.C., and locked in a tavern garret. She is about to be sold to Georgia and separated from her children. Desperate and trapped, she makes a decision that changes everything. Based on true even...

directed by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014; produced by Michael Burton, fl. 2017 and Kwakiutl Lynn Dreher, fl. 2014, Salt Marsh Productions (Lincoln, NE: Salt Marsh Productions, 2018), 11 mins
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Anonymously Yours
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directed by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000; produced by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000, Aerial Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 58 mins
Every few years a new documentary comes along whose impact is so powerful, so illuminating, and so memorable that it is deemed an instant classic and an essential classroom teaching tool. "Anonymously Yours" is such a film. This extraordinary documentary on sex-trafficking in Southeast Asia interweaves four young...
directed by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000; produced by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000, Aerial Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 58 mins
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Arranged Marriages
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directed by Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
Westerners have always been averse to the idea of arranged marriages, holding up the "love match" as the ideal. In this film, a young, divorced European explores attitudes among the educated Indian couples of her acquaintance, asking them how they met and married their spouses. What emerges is an engaging portrait...
directed by Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
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Asian Heart
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directed by Malene Ravn, 1971- and Bodil Trier, 1947-1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 1 hour 4 mins
In a backlash against feminism, European men are choosing "mail order" brides. This film follows Danish men as they meet and marry Philippine girls. The stories are in turn humorous and poignant, as we follow these women half-way around the world.
directed by Malene Ravn, 1971- and Bodil Trier, 1947-1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 1 hour 4 mins
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Beauty in China
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directed by Elodie Pakosz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 30 mins
These days, ambitious young women in China feel they have to Westernize their appearance through plastic surgery in order to get ahead. They undergo lengthy, painful, and expensive surgery and hospitalization, often financed by their parents who can ill afford it. To accomplish the "right look," they visit surgeon...
directed by Elodie Pakosz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 30 mins
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The Best Time Of My Life
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produced by National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 59 mins
How do women perceive themselves in mid-life? In this lively film, women aged forty to sixty share the thoughts and experiences that enrich this new stage of their lives. Reflecting a wide range of income levels, lifestyles, careers and experiences, they have in common the conviction that growth and change are alw...
produced by National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 59 mins
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Bindis & Beauty Queens
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directed by Min Clough, fl. 1999; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 45 mins
Min Clough's gentle, touching film used the beauty contest to explore a community both comfortable in its family's new home while also proudly touch with its family's cultural roots.
directed by Min Clough, fl. 1999; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 45 mins
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Brainwashing Stacey, Season 1, Episode 1, Anti-Abortion Camp
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directed by David McConnell, fl. 2017; presented by Stacey Dooley, 1987-; produced by David McConnell, fl. 2017 and Melody Ruiz, fl. 2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Brainwashing Stacey, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 48 mins
Stacey Dooley is known for tackling tough subject matter in her popular investigative documentaries. In this daring new series, the fearless reporter steps away from her usual investigative role to immerse herself fully in some of the world’s most controversial training camps, campaigns and youth movements to ge...
directed by David McConnell, fl. 2017; presented by Stacey Dooley, 1987-; produced by David McConnell, fl. 2017 and Melody Ruiz, fl. 2016, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Brainwashing Stacey, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 48 mins
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The Ceremony
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directed by Lina Mannheimer, fl. 2010; produced by Mathilde Dedye, 1977-, French Quarter Film, Mannheimer Produktion, Film i Väst, Sveriges Television and Sonntag Pictures (Vienna State: Autlook Filmsales, 2014), 1 hour 14 mins
The most famous dominatrix in France creates sadomasochist "Ceremonies" in her chateau. Catherine Robbe - Grillet, age 84, writes sadomasochistic novels under pseudonym Jeanne De Berg. Catherine defies the relations between power and submission, sensuality and physical pain. She surrounds herself with brilliant...
directed by Lina Mannheimer, fl. 2010; produced by Mathilde Dedye, 1977-, French Quarter Film, Mannheimer Produktion, Film i Väst, Sveriges Television and Sonntag Pictures (Vienna State: Autlook Filmsales, 2014), 1 hour 14 mins
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