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Cowgirls
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directed by Sally Clark, 1953-; produced by Sally Clark, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
This documentary, directed by Sally Clark, examines the history of women in Canadian rodeo.
directed by Sally Clark, 1953-; produced by Sally Clark, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 30 mins
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Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way
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directed by Donna Zaccaro, fl. 2014; produced by Andrew Morreale, fl. 1990-2014, Janice DeRosa, fl. 2014 and Donna Zaccaro, fl. 2014, Dazzling Media (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way is a feature-length documentary about the life and legacy of the trailblazing woman who made history in 1984 as the first female Vice Presidential nominee on a major party ticket in the United States. The film profiles Ferraro’s life from an impoverished childhood, the struggles...
directed by Donna Zaccaro, fl. 2014; produced by Andrew Morreale, fl. 1990-2014, Janice DeRosa, fl. 2014 and Donna Zaccaro, fl. 2014, Dazzling Media (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2014), 1 hour 27 mins
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Mama Benz and The Taste of Money
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directed by Karin Junger; produced by Carmen Cobos, fl. 1991-2015 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
In West Africa wealthy women enjoy wearing colorful clothing made of 'genuine African' textiles. Ironically, since the early 20th Century, this coveted cloth has been designed and manufactured not in Africa, but in the Netherlands by a company called Vlisco. Local market women who sell the Vlisco cloth and ha...
directed by Karin Junger; produced by Carmen Cobos, fl. 1991-2015 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
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Africa Dreaming, Sophia's Homecoming
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directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
Sophia's Homecoming reminds us that the devastating personal effects of the massive social dislocations caused by apartheid can never be erased. Sophia, like so many other women, becomes a self-reliant provider for her family, working as a domestic for a white family in Windhoek for 12 years. When her husband Naf...
directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
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Modern Times, Househusbands
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directed by Susanna White; produced by Susanna White, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Modern Times (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 46 mins
In Britain, one in five women can now claim to be the major breadwinners. Modern Times discovers that the decline in heavy industry, computerization and the rise of women at work have resulted in an increased number of men running the home while their wives go out to work. The story of three househusbands, all of...
directed by Susanna White; produced by Susanna White, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Modern Times (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 46 mins
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Women Smokejumpers
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produced by National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2003), 57 mins
When wildfires strike, the first line of defense is often an elite group of firefighters called smokejumpers. For many years, it was called the brotherhood--an all male domain. But that's changed quite a bit over the past 25 years as women have fought for and won the opportunity to fight fires alongside the men.
produced by National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2003), 57 mins
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Chercher la vie
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directed by Claudette Coulanges, 1959-; produced by Amber-Film and Team-Film (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 1999), 1 hour 6 mins
Looking for Life introduces the viewer to two women, Anne-Rose and Rosemene, who each one have their own particular way of battling through life. The former makes lunches in a factory yard in Port-au-Prince and sells her meals to the factory workers; the latter is employed in the same factory as a production work...
directed by Claudette Coulanges, 1959-; produced by Amber-Film and Team-Film (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 1999), 1 hour 6 mins
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Her Brilliant Career
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directed by Ian McLaren, fl. 1972; produced by Ian McLaren, fl. 1972 and Patricia Gabel, fl. 2009, Grand Nord (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 50 mins
This film examines discrimination in the workplace and politics, and introduces the viewer to a controversial program for women executives. What exactly is the glass ceiling that for so long challenged women and allowed so few to rise to power? Even though there are more opportunities for women now than a generati...
directed by Ian McLaren, fl. 1972; produced by Ian McLaren, fl. 1972 and Patricia Gabel, fl. 2009, Grand Nord (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 50 mins
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Manjuben Truck Driver
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directed by Sherna Dastur, fl. 2003; produced by Sehjo Singh, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2003), 53 mins
This documentary is an emotive and introspective tale of a woman in a man’s world. Miss Manju is a truck driver. Defying India’s strict gender stereotypes, she risks life and limb as she races along India’s narrow, beautiful mountain passes. In a patriarchal society, rough talking, long-trousered Miss Manju...
directed by Sherna Dastur, fl. 2003; produced by Sehjo Singh, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2003), 53 mins
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