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Women, En attendant (Expecting)
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directed by Mikon Niquay-Ottawa, fl. 2008, in Women (Montréal, QC: Wapikoni Mobile, 2008), 6 mins
A young woman shares her feelings about her pregnancy: solitude and vulnerability, tenderness and happiness.
directed by Mikon Niquay-Ottawa, fl. 2008, in Women (Montréal, QC: Wapikoni Mobile, 2008), 6 mins
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Africa Dreaming, Sophia's Homecoming
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directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
Sophia's Homecoming reminds us that the devastating personal effects of the massive social dislocations caused by apartheid can never be erased. Sophia, like so many other women, becomes a self-reliant provider for her family, working as a domestic for a white family in Windhoek for 12 years. When her husband Naf...
directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
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An Uncommon Woman = Une femme pas comme les autres
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directed by Abdoulaye Dao, fl. 2009; produced by Gervais Kwene, fl. 2009, Artistes Productions (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2009), 1 hour 46 mins
Mina is tired of her husband's infidelity and decides to take a drastic decision: She takes a second husband. Based on his conversations with women involved in polygamist relationships, he illustrates - to very funny effects - the daily life of two persons - in this case two men - who share a spouse. On a comedic...
directed by Abdoulaye Dao, fl. 2009; produced by Gervais Kwene, fl. 2009, Artistes Productions (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2009), 1 hour 46 mins
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Yasmin
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directed by Kenneth Glenaan, fl. 1988-2018; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Jonathan Olsberg, fl. 1988, Parallax Independent and EuroArts; performed by Archie Panjabi, 1972-, Renu Setna, fl. 1960-2018, Steve Jackson, 1970-, Syed Ahmed, fl. 2004-2006 and Shahid Ahmed, fl. 2000-2018 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2004), 1 hour 23 mins

Yasmin is a young Pakistani woman who lives in England and lives a double life. On one side she is a model woman who wears hijab out of respect for her family's traditions. On the other side, she is a woman dressed in the occidental style, who puts on a t-shirt and jeans to go to work. After 9/11, she finds hersel...

directed by Kenneth Glenaan, fl. 1988-2018; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Jonathan Olsberg, fl. 1988, Parallax Independent and EuroArts; performed by Archie Panjabi, 1972-, Renu Setna, fl. 1960-2018, Steve Jackson, 1970-, Syed Ahmed, fl. 2004-2006 and Shahid Ahmed, fl. 2000-2018 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2004), 1 hour 23 mins
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Women, Saagihidiwin (Love)
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directed by Shaynah Decontie Thusky, fl. 2009, in Women (Montréal, QC: Wapikoni Mobile, 2009), 4 mins
A young girl wonders about love and listens to an elder's beliefs.
directed by Shaynah Decontie Thusky, fl. 2009, in Women (Montréal, QC: Wapikoni Mobile, 2009), 4 mins
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আন্ডার কন্সট্রাকশন = Under Construction
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directed by Rubaiyat Hossain, 1981-; produced by Rubaiyat Hossain, 1981- and Nasir Kashem, fl. 2015, Khona Talkies; performed by Shahana Goswami, 1986-, Rikita Nandini Shimu, fl. 2010 and Mita Rahman, fl. 2015 (Dhaka, Dhaka Division: Khona Talkies, 2015), 1 hour 28 mins,
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Under Construction is about a middle class Muslim woman struggling to find herself in the sprawl of urban Bangladesh. Theatre actress Roya suffers from her husband’s wish for children and traditional life. Not interested in motherhood, she decides to reconstruct a famous and politically minded play for modern ti...
directed by Rubaiyat Hossain, 1981-; produced by Rubaiyat Hossain, 1981- and Nasir Kashem, fl. 2015, Khona Talkies; performed by Shahana Goswami, 1986-, Rikita Nandini Shimu, fl. 2010 and Mita Rahman, fl. 2015 (Dhaka, Dhaka Division: Khona Talkies, 2015), 1 hour 28 mins,
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Lotus
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directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Rebecca Soladay, fl. 1984 and Arthur Dong, 1953-, American Film Institute Independent Filmmakers Program and DeepFocus Productions (DeepFocus Productions, 1987), 27 mins
For more than thirty centuries, women in China were maimed and crippled in the name of beauty and obedience. The custom was called “footbinding,” and the fight against it triggered one of the biggest, most overlooked struggle for human rights in history. Lotus is a half-hour narrative film set in this turmoil....
directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Rebecca Soladay, fl. 1984 and Arthur Dong, 1953-, American Film Institute Independent Filmmakers Program and DeepFocus Productions (DeepFocus Productions, 1987), 27 mins
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