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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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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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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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The Heart of A  Nigerian Woman
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produced by Africa24 Media (Nairobi, Nairobi Area District: Africa24 Media, 2016), 21 mins
Women are struggling to find their place in a culture where men believe they are superior. The most populated country in Africa is struggling with gender inequality due to religion, traditional beliefs, values and attitudes of its people.
produced by Africa24 Media (Nairobi, Nairobi Area District: Africa24 Media, 2016), 21 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: Cable News Network (CNN), 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: Cable News Network (CNN), 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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A Miracle A Day
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directed by Deborah Harse, fl. 2013 (Privately Published, 2021), 1 hour 16 mins
The documentary film A Miracle A Day, is a portrayal of All Bengal Women's Union Welfare Home For Girls in Kolkata (Calcutta), India. The home is a progressive present-day example of the older institutions depicted in the highly acclaimed film "Lion", whose story also took place in Kolkata. It was founded in 1932...
directed by Deborah Harse, fl. 2013 (Privately Published, 2021), 1 hour 16 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: Cable News Network (CNN), 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: Cable News Network (CNN), 2013), 23 mins
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