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Beautiful Piggies
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directed by Barbara Bader; produced by Barbara Bader (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
This revealing self portrait of an overeater will strike a chord with most Americans who are concerned with weight and body image. It follows Barbara, the video maker, from seeming to be an attractive, cheerful young child through her metamorphosis into a five foot tall, one hundred and seventy-five pound conflict...
directed by Barbara Bader; produced by Barbara Bader (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
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We Can Do It Better: Inside an Independent Abortion Clinic
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directed by Mindy Sobota and Luke Walden; produced by Green Point Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 34 mins
This video documents the inspiring example of Four Women, Inc., an independent abortion and gynecology clinic in a small, post-industrial Massachusetts town. Four Women was founded in 1998 by four women who had previously worked as nurse practitioners, counselors and administrators in a large abortion clinic in Rh...
directed by Mindy Sobota and Luke Walden; produced by Green Point Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 34 mins
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AIDS: The Woman's Story
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directed by Walther Grotenhuis; produced by Ireen van Ditshuyzen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 4 mins
AIDS: The Woman's Story travels to Kenya, Brazil and Thailand to tell the personal stories of women with AIDS. Set against a background of disease, poverty and social subjugation this is a story of vitality and will power, and of women who have the courage to fight against reigning cultural and religious tradition...
directed by Walther Grotenhuis; produced by Ireen van Ditshuyzen (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 4 mins
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Silence and Complicity - Violence Against Women in Peruvian Public Health Facilities
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produced by Center for Reproductive Law and Policy and Flora Tristan Centre for Peruvian Women (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
This film documents startling testimonies of women who were mistreated and sexually abused while seeking care in Peruvian public health facilities. Their stories are typical of impoverished women all over Latin America. Betrayed by the very people they turn to for help, these women are left humiliated and distrust...
produced by Center for Reproductive Law and Policy and Flora Tristan Centre for Peruvian Women (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
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Sister Helen
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directed by Rob Fruchtman and Rebecca Cammisa; produced by Rob Fruchtman and Rebecca Cammisa (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 6 mins
Sister Helen, a tough, 69-year-old Benedictine nun, runs the Travis Center, a clean and sober halfway house for recovering addicts and ex-convicts in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx, New York. Mott Haven is the poorest congressional district in the nation, where extreme poverty, unemployment, drug abuse...
directed by Rob Fruchtman and Rebecca Cammisa; produced by Rob Fruchtman and Rebecca Cammisa (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 6 mins
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The Size of It
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directed by Dylan Robertson; produced by USC School of Cinema & Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 29 mins
Americans do not take kindly to fat people. The media feeds us images of emaciated models, actors and actresses. Yet in The Size of It, four young women of considerable weight proudly proclaim that they can feel attractive and find love despite the disapproval of society (and their mothers!).Dana, expresses her jo...
directed by Dylan Robertson; produced by USC School of Cinema & Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 29 mins
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Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy
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produced by Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2012), 3 mins
An instructional video on how an ultrasound guided breast biopsy is performed.
produced by Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2012), 3 mins
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Woman on Fire
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directed by Kathleen Laughlin; produced by Kathleen Laughlin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins
Soul searching interviews with women around fifty, amusing animated sequences and enchanting re-enactments of early memories are intertwined to create this one-of-a-kind exploration of the transforming emotional experience of menopause.The women we hear from represent a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Rashida...
directed by Kathleen Laughlin; produced by Kathleen Laughlin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins
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Nyamakuta:The One Who Receives
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directed by Chris Sheppard; produced by Chris Sheppard (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 1 hour 31 mins
Mai Mafuta is a nyamakuta - a traditional midwife - in Zimbabwe. Half of all births in the developing world are attended by women like her, without the help of modern medicine. People seek her out because she is skillful, compassionate, and because her grandmother was also a midwife. Five years ago, Mai Mafuta's s...
directed by Chris Sheppard; produced by Chris Sheppard (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 1 hour 31 mins
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She's Not Fat ... She's My Mom
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directed by John Peter Spellos; produced by John Peter Spellos, Olive Tree Productions, Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour 5 mins
This unique and powerful film provides incredible insight into the sad world of compulsive overeating and the turmoil of addictive behavior. Filmmaker John Spellos follows his mother through a five-month period as she struggles to change her eating habits and deal with the psychological issues that have brought he...
directed by John Peter Spellos; produced by John Peter Spellos, Olive Tree Productions, Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour 5 mins
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