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Judith Butler
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(Icarus Films, 2007), 52 mins

Author of the best-seller Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, Judith Butler (Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at University of California, Berkeley) is one of the world's most important and influential contemporary thinkers in fields such as con...

(Icarus Films, 2007), 52 mins
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Shadows
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directed by Polly Hyman, fl. 2004 and Mary Ayubi, fl. 2002; produced by Florent Milesi and Daoud Wahab, AINA (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 51 mins
‘My name is Mary and I live in Kabul. I was born during the war, and I grew up during the war’. Mary is a beautiful young Afghan woman who wanted to become a doctor. She leapt at the chance to start medical school. But after one term Mary leaves Kabul university after suffering discrimination because of her se...
directed by Polly Hyman, fl. 2004 and Mary Ayubi, fl. 2002; produced by Florent Milesi and Daoud Wahab, AINA (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 51 mins
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Trouble with Working Women, Why Can't a Woman Earn As Much As a Man?
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directed by Fiona Lloyd-Davies; presented by Justin Rowlatt, 1966- and Sophie Raworth, 1968-; produced by Fiona Lloyd-Davies, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Trouble with Working Women (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins

Exploring the complex issue of what people really think about women in the workplace. With the UK's top jobs still predominantly held by men, what - if anything - is holding women back?

In the second of two provocative programmes, we look at pay, asking why there is still a pay gap several decades after the Equal...

directed by Fiona Lloyd-Davies; presented by Justin Rowlatt, 1966- and Sophie Raworth, 1968-; produced by Fiona Lloyd-Davies, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Trouble with Working Women (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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The Willmar 8
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directed by Lee Grant, 1927-; produced by Mary Beth Yarrow, fl. 1980, Julie Thompson, fl. 1980 and Lee Grant, 1927-, G. T. Y. Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1980), 51 mins
The Willmar 8 is Academy Award winner Lee Grant's documentary about working women which has been featured on the front page of The Wall Street Journal, excerpted on 60 Minutes, and was broadcast nationally by PBS. The film tells the story of eight unassuming, apolitical women in America's heartland--Willmar, Minne...
directed by Lee Grant, 1927-; produced by Mary Beth Yarrow, fl. 1980, Julie Thompson, fl. 1980 and Lee Grant, 1927-, G. T. Y. Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1980), 51 mins
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Regardless of Sex
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directed by Cynthia Connop, fl. 1978-2007; produced by Daniela Torsh, fl. 1985, Film Australia Ltd. (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1988), 54 mins
The long history of equal pay for women has yet to result in wage justice. In 1972 an historical decision of 'equal pay for equal work' was handed down by the Arbitration Commission. However, the notion of 'comparable worth' was not accepted at the time. In 1985, with women still only receiving 67% of men's wages,...
directed by Cynthia Connop, fl. 1978-2007; produced by Daniela Torsh, fl. 1985, Film Australia Ltd. (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1988), 54 mins
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Gender & Communication: Styles and Stereotypes
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produced by Kari Dean McCarthy and Joseph Lombardo, fl. 2006 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 21 mins
The moment someone declares, 'It's a boy!' or 'It's a girl!' the biological make up of that child isn't the only thing established - a process of gendering begins and continues throughout that person’s life. One aspect of that process is how we learn to communicate. Based on the premise that males and females le...
produced by Kari Dean McCarthy and Joseph Lombardo, fl. 2006 (Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2013), 21 mins
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Half the Road: The Passion, Pitfalls and Power of Women's Professional Cycling
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directed by Kathryn Bertine, fl. 2014; produced by Kathryn Bertine, fl. 2014, Bertine Enterprises and Springwood Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 47 mins
Directed by pro cyclist Kathryn Bertine, Half the Road explores the world of women's professional cycling, focusing on both the love of sport and the pressing issues of inequality that modern-day female athletes face in male dominated sports.
directed by Kathryn Bertine, fl. 2014; produced by Kathryn Bertine, fl. 2014, Bertine Enterprises and Springwood Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2014), 1 hour 47 mins
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Her Brilliant Career
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directed by Ian McLaren, fl. 1972; produced by Ian McLaren, fl. 1972 and Patricia Gabel, fl. 2009, Grand Nord (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 50 mins
This film examines discrimination in the workplace and politics, and introduces the viewer to a controversial program for women executives. What exactly is the glass ceiling that for so long challenged women and allowed so few to rise to power? Even though there are more opportunities for women now than a generati...
directed by Ian McLaren, fl. 1972; produced by Ian McLaren, fl. 1972 and Patricia Gabel, fl. 2009, Grand Nord (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 50 mins
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Looking for Common Ground
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directed by Julie Akeret; produced by Julie Akeret, Akeret Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 30 mins
When Massachusetts enacted an anti- discrimination law establishing the rights of gay and lesbian high school students, the citizens of Westhampton were embroiled in controversy. Parents, students, school committee members and local citizens were polarized. Those opposed to the new law questioned the morality of t...
directed by Julie Akeret; produced by Julie Akeret, Akeret Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 30 mins
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Prejudice
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directed by Ian Munro; produced by Pamela Williams, fl. 1986 (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1988), 1 hour 38 mins
Prejudice is a docu-drama that portrays stories of discrimination experienced by two young women from different backgrounds. Prejudice combines the use of actors and real people. In this exciting drama, officers of the Anti-Discrimination Board, union representatives and members of the legal profession play themse...
directed by Ian Munro; produced by Pamela Williams, fl. 1986 (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1988), 1 hour 38 mins
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