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99% Woman
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produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
In October, 1998, forty-five year old Benjy Nelson - former high school athlete and United States Air Force airman - had a sex-change operation. During his air force career, he began to dress as a woman - first at home, and then in public. For the last five years before his operation, Benjy dressed as a woman full...
produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
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Addictions Counseling: A Multi-cultural Perspective, Class 9, Reinventing Manhood: Men's Issues in Addition As Treatment
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directed by Mike Griffith, fl. 1995; produced by Mike Griffith, fl. 1995, Governors State University, in Addictions Counseling: A Multi-cultural Perspective, Class 9 (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 1995), 1 hour
Although traditional treatment programs may have been designed with male clients in mind, they did not usually address the powerful impact of gender-role socialization on men’s expectations of themselves. Frank Morales, the guest lecturer, addresses male gender roles in his groups for recovering men. In this ses...
directed by Mike Griffith, fl. 1995; produced by Mike Griffith, fl. 1995, Governors State University, in Addictions Counseling: A Multi-cultural Perspective, Class 9 (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 1995), 1 hour
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Beyond the Wheel
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directed by Rajula Shah, 1974-; produced by Rajula Shah, 1974-, India Foundation for the Arts (Privately Published, 2005), 59 mins
Across cultures, tradition bars women from engaging in activities of a certain kind like, the plough, the fishing net or the potter's wheel. 'Beyond the Wheel' takes a look at three women in Indian pottery, across the rural-urban, modern-traditional divides, with reference to the taboo of the wheel. For the 'moder...
directed by Rajula Shah, 1974-; produced by Rajula Shah, 1974-, India Foundation for the Arts (Privately Published, 2005), 59 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 21 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 21 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), 36 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), 36 mins
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Perspectives on Women
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directed by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; produced by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; interview by Martha Thompson, Ph.D., fl. 1993, number 102 (Governors State University), 1 hour
directed by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; produced by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; interview by Martha Thompson, Ph.D., fl. 1993, number 102 (Governors State University), 1 hour
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She Wants To Talk To You
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directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Anita Chang Works (San Francisco, CA: Anita Chang Works, 2001), 29 mins
In October 1999 filmmaker Anita Chang befriended three 13-year-old girls – Monika Rasali, Sushma Sada and Vinita Shrestha – while living in Kathmandu, Nepal. Honestly presenting themselves in an audio recording, these girls share with the filmmaker their ideas on marriage, friendship and spirituality. Their re...
directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Anita Chang Works (San Francisco, CA: Anita Chang Works, 2001), 29 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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True-Hearted Vixens
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directed by Mylène Moreno, fl. 2002; produced by Mylène Moreno, fl. 2002 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2001), 58 mins
Imagine 22 women in tights, shoulder pads, and helmets, poised on either side of the scrimmage line, ready to smash each other as hard as they can. Never mind that women aren't supposed to play tackle football. Forget that women's pro leagues rarely succeed. These are committed athletes and this is their one, slim...
directed by Mylène Moreno, fl. 2002; produced by Mylène Moreno, fl. 2002 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2001), 58 mins
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Adventures in The Gender Trade
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directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: A Gender," are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have thei...
directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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