30 results for your search

Beyond Babyland
See details
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
×
Ladies of the Land
See details
directed by Megan Thompson, fl. 2007; produced by Megan Thompson, fl. 2007 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 31 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), 31 mins
×
Me Broni Ba
See details
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
×
Midwives: A Living Tradition
See details
produced by Cassandra Doughty, fl. 1998 and Valerie Ann Toizer, fl. 1998 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1998), 1 hour 9 mins
NOTE: video contains images of nudity and childbirth
This video presents the mission and practice of American midwives, explaining the benefits and advantages of natural childbirth through interviews with midwives and childbirth educators, the testimonies of new mothers, footage and photos of actual births, and many touching stories.
produced by Cassandra Doughty, fl. 1998 and Valerie Ann Toizer, fl. 1998 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1998), 1 hour 9 mins
×
Miss Navajo
See details
directed by Billy Luther, fl. 2002; produced by Duana Butler, 1969- and Billy Luther, fl. 2002, World of Wonder and Independent Television Service (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 54 mins
For most of us, pageants conjure up smiling beauty-queen hopefuls parading around in bathing suits or glittery gowns. But most of us have never witnessed the Miss Navajo Nation competition. Inaugurated in 1952, this unique competition redefines "pageant" as an opportunity for young women to honor and strengthen Na...
directed by Billy Luther, fl. 2002; produced by Duana Butler, 1969- and Billy Luther, fl. 2002, World of Wonder and Independent Television Service (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 54 mins
×
La Operación
See details
directed by Ana María García, fl. 1982; produced by Ana María García, fl. 1982, Latin American Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1982), 40 mins
Puerto Rico has the highest incidence of female sterilization in the world. Over one-third of all Puerto Rican women of childbearing age have been sterilized. So common is the operation that it is simply known as ‘la operacion.' Using newsreels and excerpts from government propaganda films, plus interviews with...
directed by Ana María García, fl. 1982; produced by Ana María García, fl. 1982, Latin American Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1982), 40 mins
×
Rape for Who I Am
See details
directed by Lovinsa Kavuma, fl. 1999; produced by Lovinsa Kavuma, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 26 mins
This powerful documentary offers a fascinating and moving insight into the lives of South Africa's black lesbians who, raped because of their sexuality, refuse to become victims. Set in Johannesburg and its surrounding townships, the film interweaves the experiences of four women, victims of rape, as they prepare...
directed by Lovinsa Kavuma, fl. 1999; produced by Lovinsa Kavuma, fl. 1999 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 26 mins
×
Sari's Mother
See details
directed by James Longley, 1972-; produced by James Longley, 1972-, Daylight Factory (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 21 mins
An Iraqi mother seeks health care for her 10-year-old son, who is dying of AIDS, against a background of war and occupation. As US military helicopters fly overhead, a mother administers injections to her young son, Sari, in a small clay hut in the Mahmudiyah region of central Iraq. Sari, only ten years old, contr...
directed by James Longley, 1972-; produced by James Longley, 1972-, Daylight Factory (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 21 mins
×
Afghan Women: A History of Struggle
See details
directed by Kathleen Foster, fl. 1985; produced by Kathleen Foster, fl. 1985 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 11 mins
The tumultuous history of Afghanistan from the perspective of the country's female population, Afghan Women.
directed by Kathleen Foster, fl. 1985; produced by Kathleen Foster, fl. 1985 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 11 mins
×
Million Woman March: Sisterhood Alive and Well
See details
directed by Andre Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Andre Walker, fl. 2003 and Sean R. Jones, fl. 1997 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1997), 26 mins
This video documents the Million Woman March in Philadelphia on October 25, 1997, when black women from all over America gathered to demonstrate their concerns for Black America and to express their sense of unity as a movement that can play an influential role in American society. Black activists such as Dick Gre...
directed by Andre Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Andre Walker, fl. 2003 and Sean R. Jones, fl. 1997 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1997), 26 mins
×

Pages