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Arranged Marriages
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directed by Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012 (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 Carole Equer-Hamy, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
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Family Communication, Sexuality and Family Communication
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997 and David Ainsworth, fl. 2008, Governors State University, in Family Communication (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 1997), 30 mins
Discusses the difficult but necessary function of talking about sexuality in the family. Students see how discussions about sex help children internalize facts, attitudes, and expectations that will have long-lasting impact on their lives. The class highlights communication between sex partners and discusses the...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997 and David Ainsworth, fl. 2008, Governors State University, in Family Communication (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 1997), 30 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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Making Grace
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directed by Catherine Gund, 1965-; produced by Catherine Gund, 1965- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2004), 1 hour 27 mins
Ann Krsul and Leslie Sullivan want to be mothers - together. They complement one another perfectly: Ann's analytical and worrying nature balanced by Leslie's more instinctive and soothing demeanor. Together, they discover the process of creating a family -- from selecting a sperm donor and determining who will wor...
directed by Catherine Gund, 1965-; produced by Catherine Gund, 1965- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2004), 1 hour 27 mins
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Motherland, 1, A Genetic Journey
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directed by Archie Baron, fl. 1990-2014; produced by Tabitha Jackson, fl. 1982-2014, in Motherland, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour 30 mins,
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Cut off from their ancestry by the three-hundred-year-long slave trade which uprooted 12 million people from Africa, three people are given the opportunity, through DNA searches, to reconnect with their roots. Through advances in DNA research and with the help of laboratories in the UK and America, the possibility...
directed by Archie Baron, fl. 1990-2014; produced by Tabitha Jackson, fl. 1982-2014, in Motherland, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour 30 mins,
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My American Girls: A Dominican Story
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directed by Aaron Matthews; produced by Aaron Matthews (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
This is a vivid portrayal of a year in the life of the Ortiz family -- hard working Dominican immigrants who live frugally in Brooklyn and dream of retiring one day in their native country. Their American-born daughters have different ideas and aspirations. These bittersweet contradictions form the core of the fil...
directed by Aaron Matthews; produced by Aaron Matthews (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
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Shanti
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directed by Merlyn M. Bilas, fl. 2002; produced by Merlyn M. Bilas, fl. 2002 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 27 mins
Abandoned by her family and neglected by her husband, Chandra, a Fijian Indian American, transforms herself from a servile girl into a woman who turns inward to an intimate relationship with God to find the strength to face the hardships she suffers. Using interviews, vérité footage and photographs, this documen...
directed by Merlyn M. Bilas, fl. 2002; produced by Merlyn M. Bilas, fl. 2002 (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 2004), 27 mins
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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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