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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), 26 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), 26 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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Sauce For The Goose
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directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013 (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. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013 (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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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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