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Beautiful Beirut
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directed by Georg Larsen; produced by Torben Smidt Hansen (Copenhagen, Capital Region: Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2007), 59 mins
To Westerners, Beirut immediately brings to mind stereotypical images of shattered walls, veils and Kalashnikov rifles. But the film Beautiful Beirut depicts a much more varied Lebanon, seen through the eyes of two young, modern, Lebanese women. Through these two young women, the film draws a different portrait o...
directed by Georg Larsen; produced by Torben Smidt Hansen (Copenhagen, Capital Region: Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2007), 59 mins
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My Daughter The Terrorist
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directed by Beate Arnestad; produced by Morten Daae (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2007), 1 hour 1 mins
In this intimate and personal portrait we join two young female elite soldiers trained for the ultimate mission. We share their childhood experiences, their dreams and their families’ loss. Left behind are the mothers. Dharsika and Puhalchudar belong to the last batch of the Black Tigers, and are now equipped f...
directed by Beate Arnestad; produced by Morten Daae (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2007), 1 hour 1 mins
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Women 88, Part 3, Women 88: Up in Arms
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directed by Anna Grieve, fl. 1994; produced by Jo Horsburgh, fl. 1987, in Women 88, Part 3 (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1987), 5 mins
This segment looks at women in war time, their role in the services and at home and women involved in the peace movement.
directed by Anna Grieve, fl. 1994; produced by Jo Horsburgh, fl. 1987, in Women 88, Part 3 (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1987), 5 mins
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Afghanistan Through Women's Eyes
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directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963-; produced by ScaredSacred Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2001), 23 mins
Afghanistan through Women's Eyes offers an intimate portrait of Afghanistan's silenced women as we see the conflict and history of Afghanistan through their eyes. The film visits the secret schools, orphanages and clinics of RAWA, the Revolutionary Afghan Women's Association, a feminist group that has been working...
directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963-; produced by ScaredSacred Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2001), 23 mins
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Iris Chang: The Rape of Nanking
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directed by Egle Vertelyte, fl. 2010-2015; produced by Real to Reel Productions (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2007), 1 hour 43 mins
In 1937, Japanese troops entered the Chinese city of Nanking and began raping and murdering its citizens in an orgy of violence that has few parallels in modern history. This polished film follows the struggle of one young woman to bring one of the darkest chapters of history to light. 'When they came in they kill...
directed by Egle Vertelyte, fl. 2010-2015; produced by Real to Reel Productions (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2007), 1 hour 43 mins
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Once My Mother
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directed by Sophia Turkiewicz, 1946-; produced by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Ronin Films, 2014), 1 hour 13 mins
When Australian filmmaker Sophia Turkiewicz was seven years old, her Polish mother, Helen, abandoned her in an Adelaide orphanage. Sophia never forgot this maternal act of betrayal. Now in middle age, as Sophia examines her troubled relationship with Helen, she discovers the story behind Helen's miraculous wartime...
directed by Sophia Turkiewicz, 1946-; produced by Rod Freedman, fl. 1974-2014 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Ronin Films, 2014), 1 hour 13 mins
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Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 1, Women in War: Part 1
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produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 13 mins
Focusing on war-torn areas of the world, this inspiring program profiles women living with the day-to-day tragedy of war. Part I begins in Israel and moves to Northern Ireland where we meet Nobel Peace Prize winner Meiread Corrigan who formed Peace People. Part II is dedicated to the women of Salvador, working for...
produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 13 mins
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Habitual Sadness
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directed by Byun Young-Joo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 12 mins
During World War II an estimated 200,000 women, mostly Korean, were forced by the Japanese into sexual slavery. This experience scarred the women, who hid their shame in silence. Now in their sixties and seventies, the surviving women have dared to speak of their suffering at the hands of their Japanese oppressors...
directed by Byun Young-Joo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 12 mins
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Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2, Women in War: Part 2
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produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 48 mins
Part II is dedicated to the women of the Americas. It begins in El Salvador, a country where torture and terrorism are part of every family's history. Salvadorean women are assuming leadership positions in the popular front movements for a more just society. In Boston, New York, Washington and Los Angeles, we meet...
produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 48 mins
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