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Manslaughter
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directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; produced by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; performed by Lois Wilson, 1894-1988, Thomas Meighan, 1879-1936 and Leatrice Joy, 1893-1985 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1922), 59 mins
MANSLAUGHTER stars Leatrice Joy as a pampered debutante who is forced to confront her irresponsible lifestyle when she causes the death of a traffic cop. To emphasize the debauchery of the Jazz Age elite, DeMille interwove scenes of champagne-soaked parties and Roman orgies, a device that served as a stern warning...
directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; produced by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; performed by Lois Wilson, 1894-1988, Thomas Meighan, 1879-1936 and Leatrice Joy, 1893-1985 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1922), 59 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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The Cheat
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directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; produced by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959 and Jesse L. Lasky, 1880-1958, Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company; performed by Jack Dean, 1874-1950, Sessue Hayakawa, 1889-1973 and Fannie Ward, 1871-1952 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1915), 59 mins
Mixed messages abound in THE CHEAT, in which a society woman (Fannie Ward) allows a wealthy Burmese trader (Sessue Hayakawa) to settle her debt for her, not realizing that in exchange he intends to brand her flesh as his own. Highly influential for its dramatic low-key lighting and its frank depiction of extra-mar...
directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; produced by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959 and Jesse L. Lasky, 1880-1958, Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play Company; performed by Jack Dean, 1874-1950, Sessue Hayakawa, 1889-1973 and Fannie Ward, 1871-1952 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1915), 59 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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The Oyster Princess
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directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 1892-1947; produced by Paul Davidson, 1867-1927, Projektions-AG Union; performed by Harry Liedtke, 1882-1945, Ossi Oswalda, 1897-1947 and Victor Janson, 1884-1960 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1919), 1 hour
In The Oyster Princess, a pampered American oyster tycoon decides to find a prince to marry his daughter, but things don't go quite as planned. Along the way, there are mishaps, misunderstandings and a foxtrot sequence that must be seen to be believed.
directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 1892-1947; produced by Paul Davidson, 1867-1927, Projektions-AG Union; performed by Harry Liedtke, 1882-1945, Ossi Oswalda, 1897-1947 and Victor Janson, 1884-1960 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1919), 1 hour
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