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The 10 Conditions of Love
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directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
Meet Ms Rebiya Kadeer, a human rights activist twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is the impassioned though graying exiled leader of the Uyghurs, a Muslim people whose ancestral home, East Turkestan, was annexed by the Chinese in 1949 and re-named Xinxiang province. Since then the Chinese have dominate...
directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
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An Abortion Industry
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directed by Michael Elsborg, Nikolaj Vesselbo and Katja Vesselbo Dossing; produced by Soren Klovborg (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2006), 28 mins
Rumours of so-called abortion tourism in Europe have existed for years. The makers of this documentary have gone undercover and using a hidden camera, reveal how a great number of women from all over Europe pay thousands of euros to have illegal abortions every day. Abortions performed up until the 32nd week of pr...
directed by Michael Elsborg, Nikolaj Vesselbo and Katja Vesselbo Dossing; produced by Soren Klovborg (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2006), 28 mins
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Afghan Ladies' Driving School
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directed by Sean Langan, fl. 2006; produced by Ben Rumney, fl. 2006 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 59 mins
Mr Mamozai's Driving School is the first driving school in Kabul to teach both men and women how to drive. And probably the only driving school for women in the world that is run by men who don't really think women should drive at all. But then the driving instructors at Mr Mamozai's are all ex-Taliban, so clearly...
directed by Sean Langan, fl. 2006; produced by Ben Rumney, fl. 2006 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 59 mins
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Afghanistan Through Women's Eyes
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directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963-; produced by ScaredSacred Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2001), 23 mins
Afghanistan through Women's Eyes offers an intimate portrait of Afghanistan's silenced women as we see the conflict and history of Afghanistan through their eyes. The film visits the secret schools, orphanages and clinics of RAWA, the Revolutionary Afghan Women's Association, a feminist group that has been working...
directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963-; produced by ScaredSacred Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2001), 23 mins
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AIDS: The Woman's Story
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directed by Walther Grotenhuis; produced by Ireen van Ditshuyzen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 4 mins
AIDS: The Woman's Story travels to Kenya, Brazil and Thailand to tell the personal stories of women with AIDS. Set against a background of disease, poverty and social subjugation this is a story of vitality and will power, and of women who have the courage to fight against reigning cultural and religious tradition...
directed by Walther Grotenhuis; produced by Ireen van Ditshuyzen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 4 mins
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The Angel Returns
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directed by Jacqueline Bakker; produced by Fatusch Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 54 mins
This colorfully photographed films is set in Somalia, where the tradition of female circumcision is firmly entrenched. Isnino Ahmed Musso, a determined and articulate woman, wants change. More than most other films on this subject, this shows clearly what problems a reformer faces. Circumcision is a tradition of f...
directed by Jacqueline Bakker; produced by Fatusch Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 54 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9, Women's Hope
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Even today, the situation of women in many countries around the world is one of oppression. Prostitution, submission, torture, violence, exploitation and poverty often part of the daily lives of women deprived of their human rights and who are cruelly lacking the means of escaping it. More than one in five women a...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Arise
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directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins

On every continent, women are taking the lead to protect and restore the natural environment, and are empowering others to respect the earth. Arise presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their communities, towns and villa...

directed by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012; produced by Lori Joyce, fl. 1982 and Candice Orlando, fl. 2012, Idanha Films and Mist Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins
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Asylum: Fleeing Genital Mutilation
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directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
Asylum is a powerful tale of a young Ghanian woman whose life suddenly changes when her father insists that she undergo a bloody, life-threatening circumcision and then marry an old man. Although traditional circumcision is now illegal in Ghana, it is still practiced. Baaba Andoh had a happy childhood, raised by h...
directed by Sandy McLeod, fl. 1978 and Gini Reticker (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
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Because This is About Love
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directed by Shulee Ong; produced by Shulee Ong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 29 mins
This is a touching profile of five lesbian and gay couples from multicultural backgrounds who have made a life long commitment to each other by going through a marriage ceremony. Each couple tells their own story of how they met, why they decided to marry and how their family and friends responded. These funny, bi...
directed by Shulee Ong; produced by Shulee Ong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 29 mins
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