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Breaking Big, Episode 10, Gretchen Carlson
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presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson shocked the world when she sued the most powerful man in cable news, Roger Ailes, and her employers, for sexual harassment and settled for an unprecedented sum of money. But how did this former Miss America winner and Stanford graduate find the strength to take such a stand...
presented by Carlos Watson, 1969-; produced by Kenita Nichols, fl. 2014, Calico and OZY Media Productions, in Breaking Big, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 26 mins
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A Country for My Daughter
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directed by Lucilla Blankenberg, fl. 2011 (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Shadow Films, 2011), 54 mins
Reducing sexual violence in South Africa sometimes seems an uphill battle against massive odds. But inspiring court battles that empower women and gender activists show how personal experience of horrific trauma have finally begun to change the way the law is applied. The film is filled with brave and moving appea...
directed by Lucilla Blankenberg, fl. 2011 (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Shadow Films, 2011), 54 mins
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Daily Watch, Abortion At Sea
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 4 mins
Making abortions illegal does not stop them from happening, but it does stop them happening safely. Meet the charity taking women out to international waters where they can have safe abortions without fear of prosecution.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 4 mins
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Femmes aux Yeux Ouverts
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directed by Anne-Laure Folly, 1954-; produced by Amanou Production (California Newsreel, 1994), 51 mins

"A respectable women should learn from her husband,She shouldn't read,She shouldn't have her eyes open." A poem by a Burkinabe woman

A film about African women is a rarity, even more, one made by an African woman. In Femmes Aux Yeux Ouverts, award-winning Togolese filmmaker, Anne-Laure Folly presents portraits of...
directed by Anne-Laure Folly, 1954-; produced by Amanou Production (California Newsreel, 1994), 51 mins
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Frontline, Rape on the Night Shift
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directed by Lowell Bergman, 1945-; produced by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
An investigation into the sexual abuse of undocumented women in the service industry. The film examines allegations of abuse across the janitorial industry, and how the government, law enforcement and companies fall short in dealing with the problem.
directed by Lowell Bergman, 1945-; produced by Andrés Cediel, fl. 2004-2015 and Daffodil Altan, fl. 2006-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 56 mins
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Ginsburg: A Female President Would Make a Difference
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interview by Matthew Winkler, 1955- and Greg Stohr, fl. 1998 (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 3 mins
Feb. 12 -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks about women in power with Bloomberg's Greg Stohr and Matthew Winkler in Washington on Wednesday.
interview by Matthew Winkler, 1955- and Greg Stohr, fl. 1998 (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2015), 3 mins
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Going for Goals: Zanzibar Soccer Dreams
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directed by Florence Ayisi, 1962- and Catalin Brylla, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2016), 1 hour 4 mins
Times are changing in the playing fields of soccer in Zanzibar as young Muslim girls are starting to have equal opportunities, and access to soccer training as part of physical education in schools. Thus, changing the status of women’s soccer - from playing in the streets to becoming part of Sports Education in...
directed by Florence Ayisi, 1962- and Catalin Brylla, fl. 2001-2017; produced by Florence Ayisi, 1962-, Iris Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2016), 1 hour 4 mins
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Hé Meisje
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directed by Nikki Koppes; produced by Nikki Koppes (Leiden, South Holland: Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden, 2020), 28 mins
Research shows that being harassed on the street is daily business for the majority of women. Hé Meisje (which is best translated into ‘what’s up, girl’) shines light on this issue by portraying four young women from Amsterdam. While we follow them as they move through the city, we listen to their personal...
directed by Nikki Koppes; produced by Nikki Koppes (Leiden, South Holland: Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden, 2020), 28 mins
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Newsreel, She Is Beautiful When She's Angry (Newsreel #48)
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produced by Third World Newsreel, in Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1969), 17 mins
This film documents a play given at the March 28th, 1969 abortion rally by some very angry women. A beauty contestant is primed by her mother, her teacher, her boyfriend, an ad man, and a capitalist for the roles she must fulfill to be a successful winner.
produced by Third World Newsreel, in Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1969), 17 mins
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Under the Willow Tree: Pioneer Chinese Women in Canada
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directed by Dora Nipp, fl. 1997; produced by Margaret Wong, fl. 1978-1997, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 4 hours 3 mins
In 1860, the first Chinese women landed in British Columbia, beginning a trickle of immigration despite a policy of excluding Asian females. While the New World used Chinese men to build the railroads, they were not encouraged to increase and multiply here. Under the Willow Tree tells a remarkable tale of courageo...
directed by Dora Nipp, fl. 1997; produced by Margaret Wong, fl. 1978-1997, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 4 hours 3 mins
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