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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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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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A Country for My Daughter
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directed by Lucilla Blankenberg, fl. 2011 (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Shadow Films, 2011), 54 mins
Reducing sexual violence in South Africa sometimes seems an uphill battle against massive odds. But inspiring court battles that empower women and gender activists show how personal experience of horrific trauma have finally begun to change the way the law is applied. The film is filled with brave and moving appea...
directed by Lucilla Blankenberg, fl. 2011 (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Shadow Films, 2011), 54 mins
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The Cutting Tradition: Female Circumcision in Africa Today
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directed by John Howarth and Nancy Durrell McKenna; produced by Nancy Durrell McKenna (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
THE CUTTING TRADITION Female Circumcision in Africa Today A film by Nancy Durell McKenna and John Howarth Narrated by Meryl Streep The Cutting Tradition focuses on the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM), a custom, which appears barbaric to the westernised eye but is still practiced in many African and so...
directed by John Howarth and Nancy Durrell McKenna; produced by Nancy Durrell McKenna (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
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Dancing With My Father
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directed by Marcia Rock, fl. 1990; produced by Marcia Rock, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2002), 54 mins
What do daughters learn from their fathers about men? This video is an intimate family view of how adult love is often shaped by what a child learns at home. With camera rolling, filmmaker Marcia Rock sets out to make a point about her father's emotional guardedness—that it was hurtful, that it had a ripple effe...
directed by Marcia Rock, fl. 1990; produced by Marcia Rock, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2002), 54 mins
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Femmes aux Yeux Ouverts
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directed by Anne-Laure Folly, 1954-; produced by Amanou Production (California Newsreel, 1994), 51 mins

"A respectable women should learn from her husband,She shouldn't read,She shouldn't have her eyes open." A poem by a Burkinabe woman

A film about African women is a rarity, even more, one made by an African woman. In Femmes Aux Yeux Ouverts, award-winning Togolese filmmaker, Anne-Laure Folly presents portraits of...
directed by Anne-Laure Folly, 1954-; produced by Amanou Production (California Newsreel, 1994), 51 mins
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A Growing Thing
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directed by Sarah Gross, fl. 2019; produced by Sarah Gross, fl. 2019 (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2019), 1 hour 32 mins
A Growing Thing is a feature length documentary about women living in a township near Johannesburg, South Africa and the women's empowerment project where they work. 25 years after the first free elections in South Africa, a dedicated black mother of six in a township near Johannesburg is determined to become a co...
directed by Sarah Gross, fl. 2019; produced by Sarah Gross, fl. 2019 (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2019), 1 hour 32 mins
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Hamar Trilogy, 1, The Women Who Smile
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produced by Joanna Head, in Hamar Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 50 mins
Duka, a young unmarried Hamar girl learns what awaits her in life from the older women of her tribe. Their often humorous conversations range from teenage pregnancy and growing old to relationships with men. Although the men are dominant, the women are not servile and on occasion will mock the posturing of the men...
produced by Joanna Head, in Hamar Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 50 mins
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In Gandhi's Footsteps: Kiran Bedi
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directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
Kiran Bedi, a small woman with a huge mission, has been compared to Mother Theresa and Mahatma Gandhi. She is, in fact, a police woman-- and a reformer. Kiran Bedi has worked in the most dangerous and violent parts of Indian society and has found non-violent solutions. She believes that police should help prevent...
directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
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Innovate Africa, Episode 3
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presented by Julia Chatterley, fl. 2012; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Julia Chatterley, fl. 2012, in Innovate Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2020), 23 mins
Many ideas coming out of Africa are solutions that resonate beyond the continent, making an impact on a global scale. Meet trailblazers aspiring to transform society as we know it.
presented by Julia Chatterley, fl. 2012; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Julia Chatterley, fl. 2012, in Innovate Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2020), 23 mins
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