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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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Kill or Cure?, The Real Lady Killer
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directed by Beth Jones; produced by Beth Jones, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 23 mins
In the developing world it’s the leading cause of female cancer deaths: it’s cervical cancer and it kills more than half a million women every year, most in poor countries. New low-tech screening programmes have begun to reduce cancer deaths but campaigners like Sarah Nyombi, a politician in Uganda, wants to s...
directed by Beth Jones; produced by Beth Jones, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 23 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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When Women are in Charge
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(London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 51 mins
What would have happened if Lehman Brothers had been Lehman Sisters? Would the American investment company have gone under in the same way? If women had been in charge, would they have made the same mistakes? There is obviously no answer to this question, but the irony underlying it is present in the minds of some...
(London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 51 mins
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Woman and Social Action, Class 11, Pregnancy and Childbirth
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directed by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; produced by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; interview by Martha Thompson, Ph.D., fl. 1993, in Woman and Social Action, Class 11 (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 1993), 1 hour
Examines the movement toward woman-centered pregnancy and childbirth practices. The Studio Class explores the accepted social structure of the pregnancy and childbirth practices, and interviews explore alternative medical and midwifery models that empower the mother. Interviews: Judy Panko Reis, Health Resource C...
directed by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; produced by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; interview by Martha Thompson, Ph.D., fl. 1993, in Woman and Social Action, Class 11 (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 1993), 1 hour
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Women and Social Action, Episode 113, Abortion and Reproductive Issues
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directed by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; produced by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993, Governors State University. Communications Services, in Women and Social Action, Episode 113 (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 1993), 1 hour
directed by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993; produced by Cheryl Lambert, fl. 1993, Governors State University. Communications Services, in Women and Social Action, Episode 113 (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 1993), 1 hour
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Women Only Jihad
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directed by Faris Kermani, fl. 2006; produced by Faris Kermani, fl. 2006 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2006), 54 mins
This documentary follows a vocal campaign by a group of British Muslim women and men demanding better access for women in mosques and combating traditional patriarchal values.
directed by Faris Kermani, fl. 2006; produced by Faris Kermani, fl. 2006 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2006), 54 mins
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Women's Suffrage
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produced by National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2006), 4 mins
A history of American women's fight for the right to vote. Covers milestones including Elizabeth Cady Stanton's convention in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848; Susan B. Anthony's arrest in 1873 when she tried to vote; the creation of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in 1890; the election to Congress...
produced by National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2006), 4 mins
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Zahra: Change Begins at Home
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directed by Imad Karam, 1976-; produced by Imad Karam, 1976-, FLT Films (London, England: FLT Films, 2011), 26 mins
Zahra: Change Begins at Home tells of the passion and commitment of a single mother with four children, a refugee from Somalia, who overcomes obstacles to transform her life and make a difference in the community. Tackling crucial issues that affect social harmony, breaking down communication barriers between the...
directed by Imad Karam, 1976-; produced by Imad Karam, 1976-, FLT Films (London, England: FLT Films, 2011), 26 mins
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Chips and Liver Girls
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directed by Emil Bernild Ferslev; produced by Dead People's Choice (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2010), 31 mins

Some girls in Kampala don't want to get married; instead they go out with men who can pay them money for sex and their company. In Kampala, this is not seen as prostitution but as a way to climb the social ladder, and a way to obtain a comfortable and modern lifestyle. It is called 'transactional sex', and is comm...

directed by Emil Bernild Ferslev; produced by Dead People's Choice (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2010), 31 mins
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