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Daughters of the New Republic: Harriet Tubman and Sarah Bradford
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directed by Linda Robertson, fl. 2016; produced by Due North Productions (Trumansburg, NY: Due North Productions, 2016), 1 hour 12 mins
Today, Harriet Tubman is an icon for the struggle for freedom in the United States. Her story might have been lost to history except for one woman, Sarah Bradford, who agreed to write her friend's biography. But who was she? Why did she say, "Yes," when others called her plan to make a heroine of a black woman and...
directed by Linda Robertson, fl. 2016; produced by Due North Productions (Trumansburg, NY: Due North Productions, 2016), 1 hour 12 mins
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Frontline, Opium Brides (Newsmagazine #2)
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produced by Jamie Doran, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 56 mins
Award-winning Afghan journalist Najibullah Quraishi reports on the harrowing story of families torn apart and the collateral damage of the counter-narcotics effort in Afghanistan.
produced by Jamie Doran, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 56 mins
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The Great Granny Revolution
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directed by Robert Rooney; produced by Brenda Rooney and Robert Rooney (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 52 mins
The Great Granny Revolution describes the remarkable partnership between black South African grandmothers who are raising their grandchildren, orphaned by AIDS, and a group of grandmothers from North America. It all began with Rose Letwaba, a psychiatric nurse counseling these orphans at a township clinic. She not...
directed by Robert Rooney; produced by Brenda Rooney and Robert Rooney (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 52 mins
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Mother Love
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produced by Eren McGinnis and Christine Fugate, 1963- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 59 mins
Filmed in a small town in the south, Mother Love is a fresh look at one of the most formative relationships of a woman's life. It introduces us to four mothers and daughters of contrasting age, class and family dynamics. Their stories reflect individual circumstances, but also echo similar themes, proving there ar...
produced by Eren McGinnis and Christine Fugate, 1963- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 59 mins
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Shanghai Tales, 3, When My Child is Born
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directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo; produced by Dingding Ke, Jing Guo and Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, in Shanghai Tales, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour
This series on contemporary China is filmed from an insiders point of view and portrays daily life in one of the nation's busiest and most iconic cities. The three episodes provide a window into China today, giving viewers an opportunity to assess the similarities and differences between China and other cultures.T...
directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo; produced by Dingding Ke, Jing Guo and Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, in Shanghai Tales, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour
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William and Ellen Craft
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written by Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966 (1935), in Negro History in Thirteen Plays, edited by May Miller and Willis Richardson. (Washington, DC: The Associated Publishers, Inc., 1935) (Alexander Street Press, 1935, originally published 1935), 24 page(s)
written by Georgia Douglas Camp Johnson, 1880-1966 (1935), in Negro History in Thirteen Plays, edited by May Miller and Willis Richardson. (Washington, DC: The Associated Publishers, Inc., 1935) (Alexander Street Press, 1935, originally published 1935), 24 page(s)
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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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One of Us
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directed by Susan Korda (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 52 mins
Tolstoy wrote that all happy families are happy in the same way. Unhappy families are unhappy in their own ways. The filmmaker comes from a troubled Viennese Jewish family which was dislocated by the Nazis. While in Berlin to make a documentary on what was called "the new German identity", she becomes obsessed wit...
directed by Susan Korda (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 52 mins
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Arranged Marriages
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directed by Carol Equer-Hamy (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
Westerners have always been averse to the idea of arranged marriages, holding up the "love match" as the ideal. In this film, a young, divorced European explores attitudes among the educated Indian couples of her acquaintance, asking them how they met and married their spouses. What emerges is an engaging portrait...
directed by Carol Equer-Hamy (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
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The Hidden Daughters
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directed by Mette Korsgaard; produced by Steen Jensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2004), 58 mins
They are born and brought up in Europe. Their daily lives are influenced by European culture and they are European citizens. But they are also daughters of immigrants from south and east. Every day they have to fight to find the balance between two extremely different cultures. Thousands of these girls are sent b...
directed by Mette Korsgaard; produced by Steen Jensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2004), 58 mins
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