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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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Let’s be Together
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directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Mette Heide and Helle Faber (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2008), 1 hour 20 mins
Meet Hairo, a 14-year-old boy who is fascinated by women's clothes. He spends all his time on high heals, wearing make-up and fake nails. Living in a small town with his mum, his stepfather and 3 younger brothers, this is quite the daily challenge for everyone. Hairo's mum takes her son on a trip to Brazil to meet...
directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Mette Heide and Helle Faber (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2008), 1 hour 20 mins
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Monuments Are for Men: Waffles Are for Women: Gender, Permanence and Impermanence
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produced by Lynn T. Lovdal, fl. 1990 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 35 mins
The unwritten rules governing the traditional activities of men and women are sharply but subtly defined. Women’s work has traditionally been repetitive and ongoing, and its end result short-lived and impermanent. In contrast, the activities of men are traditionally long-lived, durable, or permanent. This though...
produced by Lynn T. Lovdal, fl. 1990 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 35 mins
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Sex and Money: Dr. John Money on Sexual Identity
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produced by Humanist League (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 53 mins
In this fascinating documentary on transsexuality, Dr. John Money shares his ideas on gender identity. Dr. Money is well known for his research on what makes a person become heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual or transsexual. In this film he presents his ideas on the anatomical and biological factors that steer one...
produced by Humanist League (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 53 mins
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Sworn Virgins
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directed by Elvira Dones; produced by Elvira Dones, Radiotelevisione Svizzera and Dones Media LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 mins
Why would a girl swear to stay a virgin? What kind of tradition sanctions this form of self-denial? In a mountainous area of Albania, an ancestral code of laws -- observed to this day -- placed women in the bottom rank of society. It dictates that "a woman is a sack, made to endure." A woman cannot choose her husb...
directed by Elvira Dones; produced by Elvira Dones, Radiotelevisione Svizzera and Dones Media LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 52 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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Manjuben Truck Driver
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directed by Sherna Dastur, fl. 2003; produced by Sehjo Singh, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2003), 53 mins
This documentary is an emotive and introspective tale of a woman in a man’s world. Miss Manju is a truck driver. Defying India’s strict gender stereotypes, she risks life and limb as she races along India’s narrow, beautiful mountain passes. In a patriarchal society, rough talking, long-trousered Miss Manju...
directed by Sherna Dastur, fl. 2003; produced by Sehjo Singh, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2003), 53 mins
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