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Anne Braden: Southern Patriot
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directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins
Anne Braden: Southern Patriot provides a moving, in-depth biography of an organizer and journalist who for a remarkable 60 years participated in the most significant movements for racial and economic justice in this country’s most conservative region - the South. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. praised her stea...
directed by Mimi Pickering, fl. 1975-2012 and Anne Lewis, fl. 1986-2012 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2012), 1 hour 17 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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The Willmar 8
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directed by Lee Grant, 1927-; produced by Mary Beth Yarrow, fl. 1980, Julie Thompson, fl. 1980 and Lee Grant, 1927-, G. T. Y. Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1980), 51 mins
The Willmar 8 is Academy Award winner Lee Grant's documentary about working women which has been featured on the front page of The Wall Street Journal, excerpted on 60 Minutes, and was broadcast nationally by PBS. The film tells the story of eight unassuming, apolitical women in America's heartland--Willmar, Minne...
directed by Lee Grant, 1927-; produced by Mary Beth Yarrow, fl. 1980, Julie Thompson, fl. 1980 and Lee Grant, 1927-, G. T. Y. Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1980), 51 mins
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Africa Dreaming, Sophia's Homecoming
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directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
Sophia's Homecoming reminds us that the devastating personal effects of the massive social dislocations caused by apartheid can never be erased. Sophia, like so many other women, becomes a self-reliant provider for her family, working as a domestic for a white family in Windhoek for 12 years. When her husband Naf...
directed by Richard Pakleppa, 1961-; produced by Bridget Pickering, fl. 1996-2014, Onland Productions, in Africa Dreaming (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1997), 26 mins
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Made in L.A.
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directed by Robert Bahar, 1977- and Almudena Carracedo, fl. 2007; produced by Robert Bahar, 1977- and Almudena Carracedo, fl. 2007, Semilla Verde Productions, POV and Independent Television Service (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 1 hour 10 mins,
Source: itvs.org
Made in L.A. traces the moving transformation of three Latina garment workers on the fault lines of global economic change who decide they must resist. Through a groundbreaking lawsuit and consumer boycott, they fight to establish an important legal and moral precedent holding an American retailer liable for the...
directed by Robert Bahar, 1977- and Almudena Carracedo, fl. 2007; produced by Robert Bahar, 1977- and Almudena Carracedo, fl. 2007, Semilla Verde Productions, POV and Independent Television Service (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 1 hour 10 mins,
Source: itvs.org
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Maquilapolis: City of Factories
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directed by Sergio De La Torre, 1972- and Vicky Funari, fl. 1986; produced by Sergio De La Torre, 1972- and Vicky Funari, fl. 1986, Independent Television Service (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2006), 1 hour 8 mins
Carmen Durán works the graveyard shift in one of Tijuana’s 800 maquiladoras; she is one of six million women around the world who labor for poverty wages in the factories of transnational corporations. After making television components all night, Carmen comes home to a dirt-floor shack she built out of cast-of...
directed by Sergio De La Torre, 1972- and Vicky Funari, fl. 1986; produced by Sergio De La Torre, 1972- and Vicky Funari, fl. 1986, Independent Television Service (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2006), 1 hour 8 mins
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