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Great Speeches: Today's Women, Volume 7
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produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches: Today's Women (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2014), 2 hours 17 mins
For over 25 years, The Great Speeches Video Series has proved an invaluable instructional tool for Speech Communicators. This video compiles 7 speeches: Elizabeth Edwards' "Facing My Mortality" speech; Michelle Obama's 2008 DNC speech; Cindy McCain's 2008 RNC address; President Mary McAleese's Notre Dame commencem...
produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches: Today's Women (Greenwood, IN: Educational Video Group, 2014), 2 hours 17 mins
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To Empower Women
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produced by Margot Smith, fl. 1997 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1997), 28 mins
From the largest gathering of women in history emerges images of an awe-inspiring global movement of women working to improve their communities. The Beijing Conference produced the strongest consensus on women's equality, empowerment and justice ever endorsed by governments. To Empower Women is a moving tribute t...
produced by Margot Smith, fl. 1997 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1997), 28 mins
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Afghanistan Through Women's Eyes
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directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963-; produced by ScaredSacred Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2001), 23 mins
Afghanistan through Women's Eyes offers an intimate portrait of Afghanistan's silenced women as we see the conflict and history of Afghanistan through their eyes. The film visits the secret schools, orphanages and clinics of RAWA, the Revolutionary Afghan Women's Association, a feminist group that has been working...
directed by Velcrow Ripper, 1963-; produced by ScaredSacred Films (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2001), 23 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9, Women's Hope
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Even today, the situation of women in many countries around the world is one of oppression. Prostitution, submission, torture, violence, exploitation and poverty often part of the daily lives of women deprived of their human rights and who are cruelly lacking the means of escaping it. More than one in five women a...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 9 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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City of Dreams
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directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Bruno Surrentino; produced by Palio Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 46 mins
Juarez is often called "City of Dreams" because hundreds of thousands of young women have been drawn to this frontier town from the most impoverished regions of Mexico. They aspire to a life free from poverty and free from the male-dominated traditional family and village. Since 1993 over two hundred of these youn...
directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Bruno Surrentino; produced by Palio Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 46 mins
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Eat Sugar and Speak Sweetly
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directed by Sigrid Dethloff and Renate Bernhard; produced by CouRage-Film (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2005), 54 mins
This week’s shocking documentary uncovers the scale of forced marriages in Europe. Ayse was just 11 years old when she became engaged. Regularly beaten and raped, she was forced to work as a slave for her husband’s family. Her story is not unusual. In the Turkish immigrant community, arranged marriages are rou...
directed by Sigrid Dethloff and Renate Bernhard; produced by CouRage-Film (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2005), 54 mins
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Mrs. Goundo's Daughter
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directed by Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2010), 1 hour
This is the incredible story of one mother's courageous battle to protect her two-year-old daughter from female genital cutting. It says as much about the right to asylum, as it does about this deeply-rooted and controversial tradition.
directed by Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2010), 1 hour
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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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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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