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The Cutting Tradition: Female Circumcision in Africa Today
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directed by John Howarth and Nancy Durrell McKenna; produced by Nancy Durrell McKenna (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
THE CUTTING TRADITION Female Circumcision in Africa Today A film by Nancy Durell McKenna and John Howarth Narrated by Meryl Streep The Cutting Tradition focuses on the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM), a custom, which appears barbaric to the westernised eye but is still practiced in many African and so...
directed by John Howarth and Nancy Durrell McKenna; produced by Nancy Durrell McKenna (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
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Fine Needle Aspiration
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produced by Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2012), 2 mins
An instructional video on fine needle aspiration procedures.
produced by Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN: Mayo Clinic, 2012), 2 mins
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Four Girls And Toni Morrison
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produced by Lars Helander, fl. 1993 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1994), 30 mins
Toni Morrison was winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature. Her life and work have meant a lot to a whole generation of young African American women. This video reveals a personal portrait of Professor Morrison while analyzing her intentions and techniques of composition. Interwoven are scenes of four students...
produced by Lars Helander, fl. 1993 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1994), 30 mins
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In the Family
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directed by Joanna Rudnick; produced by Gordon Quinn, 1942-, Beth Iams, fl. 2005 and Joanna Rudnick, Kartemquin Films (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 23 mins

At 31, filmmaker Joanna Rudnick faces an impossible decision: remove her breasts and ovaries or risk incredible odds of developing cancer. Armed with a genetic test result that leaves her vulnerable and confused, she balances dreams of having her own children with the unnerving reality that she is risking her life...

directed by Joanna Rudnick; produced by Gordon Quinn, 1942-, Beth Iams, fl. 2005 and Joanna Rudnick, Kartemquin Films (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 23 mins
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Manslaughter
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directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; produced by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; performed by Lois Wilson, 1894-1988, Thomas Meighan, 1879-1936 and Leatrice Joy, 1893-1985 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1922), 59 mins
MANSLAUGHTER stars Leatrice Joy as a pampered debutante who is forced to confront her irresponsible lifestyle when she causes the death of a traffic cop. To emphasize the debauchery of the Jazz Age elite, DeMille interwove scenes of champagne-soaked parties and Roman orgies, a device that served as a stern warning...
directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; produced by Cecil B. DeMille, 1881-1959; performed by Lois Wilson, 1894-1988, Thomas Meighan, 1879-1936 and Leatrice Joy, 1893-1985 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1922), 59 mins
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One Meter Women
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produced by Malin Kvist (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2006), 48 mins
Sosso, Eva and Helen are three talented and successful women. With their strong personalities, you might think that these are typical modern women, had it not been for one small detail: their height. In this touching documentary we meet three very different women, all with the same disability: they are all no mor...
produced by Malin Kvist (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2006), 48 mins
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Sauce For The Goose
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directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1995; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1995 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 49 mins
A probe into the increasing demand for erotica produced by women for women. Traditional notions of pornography are challenged and new ways at looking at pornography or erotic art is examined.
directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1995; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1995 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 49 mins
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Voices of Choice
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produced by Physicians for Reproductive Health and Fly on the Wall (New York, NY: Physicians for Reproductive Health, 2003), 25 mins
A 25-minute film created by Physicians for Reproductive Health in 2003, Voices of Choice documents the experiences of physicians involved in abortion care and reform prior to the landmark Supreme Court Roe decision in 1973. Their stories remain fascinating, moving, and profound—a record of the horror of illegal...
produced by Physicians for Reproductive Health and Fly on the Wall (New York, NY: Physicians for Reproductive Health, 2003), 25 mins
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The Women In White
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directed by Gry Winther, fl. 2009; produced by Gry Winther, fl. 2009 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2009), 47 mins
In 2009, Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolution celebrates its 50th anniversary. Since Castro came to power in 1959, he has lead his country with an iron fist, developing an infamous system of informants and secret police to quiet the voices critical of his oppressive regime. In March 2003, Castro ordered the biggest c...
directed by Gry Winther, fl. 2009; produced by Gry Winther, fl. 2009 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2009), 47 mins
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Back to Nadia Becoming a
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directed by Grau Serra; produced by Batabat (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2011), 53 mins
Returning from the hospital after the suicide bombing that killed her brother, eleven-year-old Nadia has an epiphany: she will pretend to be a boy, assuming her brother's identity and name in order to support her family. In Taliban-ruled Afghanistan where women and girls are not allowed to work outside the home, N...
directed by Grau Serra; produced by Batabat (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2011), 53 mins
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