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Advanced Style
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directed by Lina Plioplyte, fl. 2014; produced by Ari Seth Cohen, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
Advanced Style is a documentary that examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famed blog of the same name, this film paints intimate and colorful portraits of independent, stylish women aged 62 to...
directed by Lina Plioplyte, fl. 2014; produced by Ari Seth Cohen, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: BOND/360, 2014), 1 hour 12 mins
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Adventures in The Gender Trade
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directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: A Gender," are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have thei...
directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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All of Me
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directed by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014 and Deborah Eve Lewis, fl. 1996-2016, Mighty Fine Films (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 54 mins

Through the personal stories of three severely obese women who choose weight-loss surgery, All of Me shines a fresh light on the causes, challenges, and intense psychological struggles surrounding obesity in our society, as well as our attitudes and prejudices towards the obese.

The "girls", as they call themsel...

directed by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Alexandra Lescaze, fl. 2004-2014 and Deborah Eve Lewis, fl. 1996-2016, Mighty Fine Films (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 54 mins
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America the Beautiful
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directed by Darryl Roberts, fl. 1992; produced by Sensory Overload Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2009), 1 hour 44 mins
Filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a five-year journey to examine America’s growing obsession with physical beauty and perfection, unearthing its origins and deadly risks. In America the Beautiful we see how increasingly unattainable images contribute to the rise in low self-esteem, body dysmorphia, and eating di...
directed by Darryl Roberts, fl. 1992; produced by Sensory Overload Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2009), 1 hour 44 mins
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American Masters, Billie Jean King
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directed by James Erskine, fl. 1994; produced by Victoria Gregory and James Erskine, fl. 1994, New Black Films, Media Squared Films PLC and THIRTEEN American Masters, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 24 mins
Forty years after the Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match, King presents her own story, with perspective from Rosie Casals, Chris Evert, Venus Williams, Gloria Steinem, Riggs' son Larry and others.
directed by James Erskine, fl. 1994; produced by Victoria Gregory and James Erskine, fl. 1994, New Black Films, Media Squared Films PLC and THIRTEEN American Masters, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 24 mins
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And Thereafter
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directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 mins
This multi-festival film is a portrayal of the fortitude of an immigrant 'war bride' in America. Seventy-six-year-old Young-Ja Wike is one of the 10,000 Korean women who married American G.I.s. after the war. For them marriage was the only escape from the crushing poverty of post-war Korea. 'Grandma' lives in Sout...
directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 mins
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Bacchanal Lady - Mas - Judith Laird Collection
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directed by Judith Laird, fl. 1985; produced by Judith Laird, fl. 1985 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 18 mins
The video from Banyan Productions looks at Trinidad's Carnival from a female perspective.
directed by Judith Laird, fl. 1985; produced by Judith Laird, fl. 1985 (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 18 mins
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Back to Nadia Becoming a
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directed by Grau Serra; produced by Batabat (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2011), 53 mins
Returning from the hospital after the suicide bombing that killed her brother, eleven-year-old Nadia has an epiphany: she will pretend to be a boy, assuming her brother's identity and name in order to support her family. In Taliban-ruled Afghanistan where women and girls are not allowed to work outside the home, N...
directed by Grau Serra; produced by Batabat (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2011), 53 mins
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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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Beautiful Piggies
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directed by Barbara Bader; produced by Barbara Bader (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
This revealing self portrait of an overeater will strike a chord with most Americans who are concerned with weight and body image. It follows Barbara, the video maker, from seeming to be an attractive, cheerful young child through her metamorphosis into a five foot tall, one hundred and seventy-five pound conflict...
directed by Barbara Bader; produced by Barbara Bader (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
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