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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 22 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 22 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), 58 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), 58 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 11 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 11 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 32 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 32 mins
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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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Ladies of the Land
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directed by Megan Thompson, fl. 2007; produced by Megan Thompson, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 30 mins

As small farms across the country continue to disappear at an alarming rate, a growing number of women are venturing into this tradition-bound, male-dominated industry - and revitalizing it from within. Ladies of the Land explores the recent emergence of the woman farmer and her connection to the boom in organic f...

directed by Megan Thompson, fl. 2007; produced by Megan Thompson, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 30 mins
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Me Broni Ba
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directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu, 1984-; produced by Akosua Adoma Owusu, 1984-, Obibini Pictures (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2009), 22 mins
Weaving together sequences of hair-braiding salons in Ghana, voice-over of Oprah rhapsodizing brown-skinned dolls and animated clips of signature hairstyles, Me Broni Ba (My White Baby) is an artfully composed, thought-provoking work that investigates the fraught relationship between images of beauty and power.
directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu, 1984-; produced by Akosua Adoma Owusu, 1984-, Obibini Pictures (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2009), 22 mins
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