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Beautiful Beirut
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directed by Georg Larsen; produced by Torben Smidt Hansen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2007), 59 mins
To Westerners, Beirut immediately brings to mind stereotypical images of shattered walls, veils and Kalashnikov rifles. But the film Beautiful Beirut depicts a much more varied Lebanon, seen through the eyes of two young, modern, Lebanese women. Through these two young women, the film draws a different portrait o...
directed by Georg Larsen; produced by Torben Smidt Hansen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2007), 59 mins
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Frontline, Opium Brides (Newsmagazine #2)
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produced by Jamie Doran, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 56 mins
Award-winning Afghan journalist Najibullah Quraishi reports on the harrowing story of families torn apart and the collateral damage of the counter-narcotics effort in Afghanistan.
produced by Jamie Doran, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 56 mins
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Hamar Trilogy, 2, Two Girls Go Hunting
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produced by Joanna Head, in Hamar Trilogy, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 53 mins
This tells the story of Duka and her young friend Gardi, as they prepare to marry men they have never met. For Hamar girls, marriage means huge sacrifices and is full of longing, sadness and excitement. The film follows the build-up to the marriages, from the all night vigil with her girlfriends, to her farewells...
produced by Joanna Head, in Hamar Trilogy, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 53 mins
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Leading Women, Episode 22, Renee James/Cherie Blair
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presented by Becky Anderson, 1967-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Becky Anderson, 1967- and Poppy Harlow, 1982-, in Leading Women, Episode 22 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2014), 12 mins
Leading Women: Cherie Blair, a former political wife turned global philanthropist; and Renee James, the highest ranking woman in her company's history.
presented by Becky Anderson, 1967-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Becky Anderson, 1967- and Poppy Harlow, 1982-, in Leading Women, Episode 22 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2014), 12 mins
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Leaving Home
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directed by Robert Richter, 1929-; produced by Robert Richter, 1929- (New York, NY: Richter Productions, 2015), 1 hour 13 mins
One step from slavery: the coming of age of a teenage girl in rural India. Conversations about sex, abuse, dowry and other traditions never before seen in a film about India.
directed by Robert Richter, 1929-; produced by Robert Richter, 1929- (New York, NY: Richter Productions, 2015), 1 hour 13 mins
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Man Made Famine
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produced by Chris Sheppard (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 4 mins
Three women from three African countries, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Burkina Faso, tell of their struggle to feed their families. Their stories give a human context to Africa's relentless slide into perpetual famine. We see how the efforts of women, who in fact grow 75% of Africa's food, are so often frustrated by the me...
produced by Chris Sheppard (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 4 mins
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Mothers' Way, Daughters' Choice
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directed by Kyoko Gasha, 1963- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 25 mins
“I love my mother, but I just don’t want to be like her.” Why would successful women from the world’s second largest economic power choose to start their lives over in New York City? The documentary Mother's Way , Daughters’ Choice explores how several Japanese women struggled to reconcile their traditio...
directed by Kyoko Gasha, 1963- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 25 mins
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On China, Women in China
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in On China (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 23 mins
Mao Zedong famously said, "Women hold up half the sky." Today, women in urban China are career-driven and highly educated. But while they're feeling the push of success, they continue to feel the pull of tradition.
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in On China (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2013), 23 mins
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Shanghai Bride
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directed by Sam Voutas; produced by Melanie Ansley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 52 mins
How does the average man find a wife in materialistic Shanghai? There are two single males to every single female and the women are increasingly picky and middle-class. The effects of the one-child policy combined with a rapid revolution in China's values and lifestyles, have created increasingly selective middle-...
directed by Sam Voutas; produced by Melanie Ansley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 52 mins
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To Empower Women
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produced by Margot Smith, fl. 1997 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1997), 28 mins
From the largest gathering of women in history emerges images of an awe-inspiring global movement of women working to improve their communities. The Beijing Conference produced the strongest consensus on women's equality, empowerment and justice ever endorsed by governments. To Empower Women is a moving tribute t...
produced by Margot Smith, fl. 1997 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1997), 28 mins
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