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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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Some Spirit in Me
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directed by Eva Moskowitz; produced by Eva Moskowitz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 1 hour
Here is a film that looks at the feminist movement from a new perspective -- that of women who were not high-profile activists, but whose lives were none the less affected by the changes in society. The women featured here came of age in the early 50's, from varied racial, ethnic and social backgrounds. None of th...
directed by Eva Moskowitz; produced by Eva Moskowitz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 1 hour
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Women and Islam: Part II
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directed by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002; produced by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 51 mins
What does the veil mean to Muslim women? Is it a symbol of repression or faith? Journalist Samira Ahmed travels from her home in Britain to the Middle East, Asia, Malaysia and Africa interviewing a wide variety of men and women -- spiritual leaders, educators, and activists to understand the roots of the Islamic v...
directed by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002; produced by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 51 mins
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