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Child Marriage: A Tradition Continues in Africa
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directed by Nancy Durrell McKenna and John Howarth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 23 mins
This film gives us unprecedented access to a story that is commonplace in some parts of Africa but usually kept hidden. It is that child marriage, although illegal, is still being practiced in places like Ethiopia, where it is part of their cultural tradition.
directed by Nancy Durrell McKenna and John Howarth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 23 mins
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Just Married: The Epic Battle Over Gay Marriage
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produced by Iris Adler, NECN (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
The issue of gay marriage has polarized the country. This even- handed film follows events in Massachusetts after the state supreme court ruled 4 to 3 in favor of allowing same sex marriage. It is at the same time a lesson in the turbulent political process as a compelling portrait of several responsible, loving,...
produced by Iris Adler, NECN (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
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Survivor's Guide, Relative Values
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in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
In many parts of Malawi girls have a very low social status. In the more traditional communities, such as amongst the Yao people, young girls and boys go through initiation rites as they move into adulthood. In some cases girls are forced to have sex with older men as part of this, and often girls as young as 11 a...
in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
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From Brothel to Bridehood
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directed by Jens Pedersen; produced by Jens Pedersen (Copenhagen, Capital Region: Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2009), 29 mins
From Brothel to Bridehood documentary Official Selection ARTIVIST FILM FESTIVAL www.ARTIVIST,com Director & producer Jens Pedersen Produced by Pedersen & Co. Duration 28 min. Year of production 2009 Original title Fra Bordel til Bryllup At the age of 10 Deepa was tricked into a brothel by her sister in-law. Vi...
directed by Jens Pedersen; produced by Jens Pedersen (Copenhagen, Capital Region: Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2009), 29 mins
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Multiple Choices - Picture Perfect
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directed by Alison Burns, fl. 1990; produced by Sally Bochner, fl. 1988-2010, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1995), 12 mins
It's never easy reconciling fairy tales to reality, especially when the reality is, to say the least, complicated. You know things are tough when young people don't expect a good relationship, let alone a perfect one, because as one young woman puts it, "all good things must come to an end." Participants discuss t...
directed by Alison Burns, fl. 1990; produced by Sally Bochner, fl. 1988-2010, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1995), 12 mins
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The Cruise, Jane Ties the Knot
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produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Cruise (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 45 mins
This documentary, produced by the BBC, is about Jane McDonald's rise to fame as a cruise ship singer and her nuptials on a Caribbean Island.
produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Cruise (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 45 mins
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His & Hers
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directed by Ken Wardrop, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 20 mins
From kitchens, living rooms, and hallways across the Irish midlands, His & Hers delightfully combines observation and charm to tell a 90-year-old love story through the voices of 70 women. This intimate gender and cultural snapshot explores a woman’s relationships with the men in her life—father, boyfriend, hu...
directed by Ken Wardrop, fl. 2004 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 20 mins
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The Oyster Princess
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directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 1892-1947; produced by Paul Davidson, 1867-1927, Projektions-AG Union; performed by Harry Liedtke, 1882-1945, Ossi Oswalda, 1897-1947 and Victor Janson, 1884-1960 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1919), 1 hour
In The Oyster Princess, a pampered American oyster tycoon decides to find a prince to marry his daughter, but things don't go quite as planned. Along the way, there are mishaps, misunderstandings and a foxtrot sequence that must be seen to be believed.
directed by Ernst Lubitsch, 1892-1947; produced by Paul Davidson, 1867-1927, Projektions-AG Union; performed by Harry Liedtke, 1882-1945, Ossi Oswalda, 1897-1947 and Victor Janson, 1884-1960 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1919), 1 hour
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