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All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State
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directed by Phillip Schopper, fl. 1976-2011 and Keith Patterson, fl. 2009; produced by Jack Lofton, fl. 2005, Curry Glassell, fl. 2012, Keith Patterson, fl. 2009 and Phillip Schopper, fl. 1976-2011, Filmbank (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
Feisty, fiery, a force of nature, and funny as hell. These are a few of the terms that were used to describe Ann Richards, one of the most charismatic American political figures of the last 30 years. This compelling portrait tells her remarkable story, from the young girl who grew up poor in rural Texas to the bel...
directed by Phillip Schopper, fl. 1976-2011 and Keith Patterson, fl. 2009; produced by Jack Lofton, fl. 2005, Curry Glassell, fl. 2012, Keith Patterson, fl. 2009 and Phillip Schopper, fl. 1976-2011, Filmbank (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
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Dancing With My Father
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directed by Marcia Rock, fl. 1990; produced by Marcia Rock, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2002), 54 mins
What do daughters learn from their fathers about men? This video is an intimate family view of how adult love is often shaped by what a child learns at home. With camera rolling, filmmaker Marcia Rock sets out to make a point about her father's emotional guardedness—that it was hurtful, that it had a ripple effe...
directed by Marcia Rock, fl. 1990; produced by Marcia Rock, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2002), 54 mins
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The Fall of Womenland
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directed by Xiaodan He, fl. 1999; produced by Martin Doepner, 1974- and Xiaodan He, fl. 1999, Ciné-Frontière Inc. (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2009), 46 mins
The Fall of Womenland is a fascinating documentary on the unique sexual culture of the Mosuo people — a small minority situated in the southwest of China — and one of the last remaining matriarchal societies in the world.
directed by Xiaodan He, fl. 1999; produced by Martin Doepner, 1974- and Xiaodan He, fl. 1999, Ciné-Frontière Inc. (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2009), 46 mins
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The House that Jane Built
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directed by Tim Ward, fl. 1990; produced by Elayne Goldstein, 1933-1993, WTTW (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1990), 1 hour 1 mins
A docudrama utilizing excerpts from the public writings and private papers of Jane Addams and her associates to tell the story of Hull House in Chicago which became a major center for social reform activities in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
directed by Tim Ward, fl. 1990; produced by Elayne Goldstein, 1933-1993, WTTW (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1990), 1 hour 1 mins
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Lumo
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directed by Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, fl. 2004, Nelson Walker, III, fl. 2007, Lynn True, fl. 2010 and Louis Abelman, fl. 2007; produced by Louis Abelman, fl. 2007, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, fl. 2004 and Nelson Walker, III, fl. 2007, Goma Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 1 hour 12 mins
The agonies of war torn Africa are deeply etched in the bodies of women. In eastern Congo, vying militias, armies and bandits use rape as a weapon of terror.
directed by Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, fl. 2004, Nelson Walker, III, fl. 2007, Lynn True, fl. 2010 and Louis Abelman, fl. 2007; produced by Louis Abelman, fl. 2007, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, fl. 2004 and Nelson Walker, III, fl. 2007, Goma Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 1 hour 12 mins
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Moving Forward
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directed by Karen Zider, fl. 2005; produced by Karen Zider, fl. 2005 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2005), 27 mins
Microcredit may just be a theory to some, but to three low-income women in Cali, Colombia, it has become a source of hope as they work hard to take the stigma out of poverty and provide a better life for their families. Moving Forward is a powerful and inspiring tool that portrays the challenges that Luz Marina, N...
directed by Karen Zider, fl. 2005; produced by Karen Zider, fl. 2005 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2005), 27 mins
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Period: The End of Menstruation?
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directed by Giovanna Chesler, fl. 2000; produced by Giovanna Chesler, fl. 2000, G6 Pictures (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 54 mins
Seasonale. Depo-Provera. Lybrel. As pharmaceutical companies develop new drugs that allow women to stop their periods for months and years at a time, Period: The End of Menstruation? investigates the social, cultural and medical implications of this increasingly popular new trend.
directed by Giovanna Chesler, fl. 2000; produced by Giovanna Chesler, fl. 2000, G6 Pictures (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 54 mins
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She's Beautiful When She's Angry
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directed by Mary Dore, 1951-; produced by Gini Reticker, fl. 1987, Geralyn Dreyfous, fl. 2003, Abigail Disney, 1960-, Nancy Kennedy, fl. 1989 and Mary Dore, 1951-, She's Beautiful Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 1 hour 33 mins
An essential documentary about the birth of the women's liberation movement. Beginning in the late 1960s, featuring never-seen before archival footage and new interviews. She's Beautiful When She's Angry tells the story of one of the most important social movements of the 20th century, bringing to light the effort...
directed by Mary Dore, 1951-; produced by Gini Reticker, fl. 1987, Geralyn Dreyfous, fl. 2003, Abigail Disney, 1960-, Nancy Kennedy, fl. 1989 and Mary Dore, 1951-, She's Beautiful Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 1 hour 33 mins
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With This Ring
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directed by Anna Sarkissian, fl. 2016 and Ameesha Joshi, fl. 2012; produced by Anna Sarkissian, fl. 2016 and Ameesha Joshi, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2016)
Filmed for six years, With This Ring follows India’s remarkable female boxing team and provides an inside look at the challenges they face – gender discrimination, pressure to conform to traditional roles, and lack of recognition by the public despite dominating the international boxing scene
directed by Anna Sarkissian, fl. 2016 and Ameesha Joshi, fl. 2012; produced by Anna Sarkissian, fl. 2016 and Ameesha Joshi, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2016)
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Beyond Babyland
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directed by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974; produced by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974, University of Memphis (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 56 mins
Of the thirty most industrialized nations, the U.S. has the worst record of infant mortality, with African American babies dying at three times the rate of whites. In some places, that rate equals those of many third world countries. When filmmakers David Appleby and Craig Leake discovered that their hometown of M...
directed by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974; produced by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974, University of Memphis (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 56 mins
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