10 results for your search

Women of Change
See details
produced by Cinefocus Canada Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 21 mins
This powerful documentary profiles women who are at the center of a new global trend. They share a nothing-will-stand-in-my-way attitude and a vision for the future that leads them onto the world stage. They champion human rights which are often in conflict with the profit of multinational companies.We meet Canada...
produced by Cinefocus Canada Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 21 mins
×
Benazir Bhutto: Walking The Tightrope
See details
directed by Etienne Duval; produced by René-Jean Bouyer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 21 mins
In 1988 Benazir Bhutto became Prime Minister of Pakistan, the first woman to head a Muslim country. Born into a feudal society and educated at Oxford, she has indeed straddled two worlds. She was the daughter of the charismatic Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the first democratic leader of Pakistan, who was executed in a mil...
directed by Etienne Duval; produced by René-Jean Bouyer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 21 mins
×
Great Speeches: Today's Women, Volume 7
See details
produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches: Today's Women (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2014), 2 hours 17 mins
For over 25 years, The Great Speeches Video Series has proved an invaluable instructional tool for Speech Communicators. This video compiles 7 speeches: Elizabeth Edwards' "Facing My Mortality" speech; Michelle Obama's 2008 DNC speech; Cindy McCain's 2008 RNC address; President Mary McAleese's Notre Dame commencem...
produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches: Today's Women (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2014), 2 hours 17 mins
×
Sheryl Sandberg: I Want More Women in Public Office
See details
produced by Bloomberg L. P.; interview by Emily Chang, 1980- (Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 2 mins
April 24 -- Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson discuss their companies and politics with Bloomberg's Emily Chang.
produced by Bloomberg L. P.; interview by Emily Chang, 1980- (Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 2 mins
×
The 10 Conditions of Love
See details
directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
Meet Ms Rebiya Kadeer, a human rights activist twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is the impassioned though graying exiled leader of the Uyghurs, a Muslim people whose ancestral home, East Turkestan, was annexed by the Chinese in 1949 and re-named Xinxiang province. Since then the Chinese have dominate...
directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
×
Motherhood on Trial: The Tragedy of Susan Smith
See details
directed by Lynn Estomin; produced by Lynn Estomin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 26 mins
The case of Susan Smith, a young mother who drowned her sons in South Carolina, repelled and fascinated the whole nation. Amidst all the uproar it is interesting to note that Newt Gingrich claimed the tragedy was the inevitable outcome of years of liberal control of Congress. Motherhood on Trial challenges viewers...
directed by Lynn Estomin; produced by Lynn Estomin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 26 mins
×
Scraps of Life
See details
directed by Gayla Jamison; produced by Gayla Jamison (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 29 mins
Two thousand people were murdered in Chile during the Pinochet years, according to official government statistics. Although the dictatorship has finally come to an end, it has left a legacy of bereaved mothers, sisters and wives. These surviving women come together to demand truth and justice from the new governme...
directed by Gayla Jamison; produced by Gayla Jamison (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 29 mins
×
The Secret to Change
See details
produced by Millie Jeffrey and Dennis J. Smith (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 43 mins

On August 9, 2000, former President Bill Clinton awarded Mildred McWilliams Jeffrey the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. In this inspiring film, Senator Ted Kennedy, Gloria Steinem, Geraldine Ferraro, John Conyers and others reveal why the diminutive Millie stands tall as a galvanizing activi...

produced by Millie Jeffrey and Dennis J. Smith (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 43 mins
×
Sisters in the Struggle
See details
directed by Ginny Stikeman, fl. 1972-1989 and Dionne Brand, 1953-; produced by Ginny Stikeman, fl. 1972-1989 (Quebec (Province): National Film Board of Canada, 1991), 49 mins
This short documentary features Black women active in politics as well as community, labour and feminist organizing. They share their insights and personal testimonies on the double legacy of racism and sexism, linking their personal struggles with the ongoing battle to end systemic discrimination and violence aga...
directed by Ginny Stikeman, fl. 1972-1989 and Dionne Brand, 1953-; produced by Ginny Stikeman, fl. 1972-1989 (Quebec (Province): National Film Board of Canada, 1991), 49 mins
×
Women in the Arab World, 2, Jordan
See details
directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 29 mins
Toucan Faisal of Jordan is the first and only woman in the Jordanian parliament. A former television personality, she decided to go into government to rectify the abuses her investigative reports uncovered. Though publicly decried by the fundamentalist Muslim Brotherhood, she refuses to be intimidated as she speak...
directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 29 mins
×