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After Tiller
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(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 1 hour 28 mins

Since the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in May 2009, there are only four American doctors left who openly provide third-trimester abortions. AFTER TILLER paints a complex, compassionate portrait of these physicians -- Dr. LeRoy Carhart, Dr. Warren Hern, Dr. Susan Robinson and Dr. Shelley Sella -- wh...

(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 1 hour 28 mins
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The Alarm Rings Softly
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(Bullfrog Films, 1996), 12 mins

In the Caribbean, women subjected to violence from their partners as a result of substance abuse often felt they had no right to appeal to the law. Low self-esteem and the feeling that it was somehow their fault left them trapped in a cycle of dependency and guilt. But a new generation of women is using drama and...

(Bullfrog Films, 1996), 12 mins
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The Doctor's Story
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(Bullfrog Films), 24 mins
In 2001 Dr. Gunraj Lohani trudged eight hours up a long misty trail from Diktel airport in eastern Nepal to take up residence in the local district hospital in Khotang - filled with a determination to bring change to the ailing local health services. For years, the lack of roads has kept most development and distr...
(Bullfrog Films), 24 mins
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Educating Lucia
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(Bullfrog Films), 27 mins
Twelve-year old Lucia's dream is to be able to graduate to secondary school, and stay there - to finish the 12th grade and go on to train as a pilot. Her older sister Barita wants to do computer studies. And Portia, the youngest in the family, wants to be a dressmaker.
But tragically for these three sisters from...
(Bullfrog Films), 27 mins
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In the Name of Honour
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(Bullfrog Films), 24 mins
It's autumn in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq -- and the wedding season is coming to an end. Marriage for most Kurdish brides promises freedom and respectability. But for others, it can bring isolation, cruelty and even death.
This Life program explores how oppression of the minority Kurds in the disputed en...
(Bullfrog Films), 24 mins
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Letters from our Lives
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(Bullfrog Films), 26 mins

Disabled women are often isolated and hidden away, so we know very little about their struggles. To mark the end of the United Nations' Decade of Disabled People in 1992, disabled women from around the globe have written open letters to the world describing their individual plights. In parts of the world where bei...

(Bullfrog Films), 26 mins
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Life 8, Life 8 - Scent of the Streets
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in Life 8 (Bullfrog Films, 2011), 27 mins
Nigeria has had some success in getting more women into government and business. But what about at street level--in the crowded and often violent slums of the capital, Lagos? Every big city has gangs of young people on the margins; in Lagos, it's the 'Area Boys', gangs of youths who 'control' the neighborhood who...
in Life 8 (Bullfrog Films, 2011), 27 mins
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Life 8, Life 8 - Trawler Girl
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in Life 8 (Bullfrog Films, 2011), 27 mins

Johanna is Namibia's first female trawler captain. She trained with the Namibian Maritime Fisheries Institute and became skipper after eight years service as an officer and chief mate. Now in command of a crew of 23, she finds that men are not used to a woman at the wheel. Namibia signed up to the Millennium Devel...

in Life 8 (Bullfrog Films, 2011), 27 mins
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The Motherhood Manifesto
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(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 57 mins
Did you know that...Only four countries in the world -- Lesotho, Swaziland, Papua New Guinea and the United States -- fail to provide paid maternity leave to all workers; Canada now guarantees a full year of paid parental leave and California recently became the first state in the U.S. to provide such paid leave;...
(Bullfrog Films, 2007), 57 mins
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The Right to Choose
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(Bullfrog Films), 27 mins
Nibret is eleven -- and they're marrying her off to a man she's never met. Forced marriage isn't unusual in northern Ethiopia. It helps to cement ties between families and establish land rights. Besides, claim Ethiopian scholars, there are no schools for young women, so why not marry them off early?
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(Bullfrog Films), 27 mins
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