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Nabila
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directed by Johan Bjerkner and Håkan Berthas; produced by Stefan Sundlöf, fl. 2005, Knasterfilm (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2005), 59 mins
Nabila is a Muslim woman and popular political rapper. In a Swedish white, male dominated society, she’s determined to make her voice heard. But Nazi threats and cultural stereotypes stand in her way. Juggling family demands with her burgeoning career and university degree, she straddles a delicate line between...
directed by Johan Bjerkner and Håkan Berthas; produced by Stefan Sundlöf, fl. 2005, Knasterfilm (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2005), 59 mins
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Sex and the Wailing Wall
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directed by Yael Katzir, fl. 1992; produced by Yael Katzir, fl. 1992, New Love Films (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 44 mins
A band of brave Jewish women are fighting back for the right to raise their voices at the Wailing Wall. The holy site is the most potent symbol for Jews. Yet it is dominated by the ultra-Orthodox who seek to maintain segregation of the sexes and limit the rights of women who want to pray there. Now a group of wome...
directed by Yael Katzir, fl. 1992; produced by Yael Katzir, fl. 1992, New Love Films (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 44 mins
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Shadows
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directed by Polly Hyman, fl. 2004 and Mary Ayubi, fl. 2002; produced by Florent Milesi and Daoud Wahab, AINA (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 51 mins
‘My name is Mary and I live in Kabul. I was born during the war, and I grew up during the war’. Mary is a beautiful young Afghan woman who wanted to become a doctor. She leapt at the chance to start medical school. But after one term Mary leaves Kabul university after suffering discrimination because of her se...
directed by Polly Hyman, fl. 2004 and Mary Ayubi, fl. 2002; produced by Florent Milesi and Daoud Wahab, AINA (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 51 mins
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Young, Disabled, and Famous
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directed by Nina Beveridge, fl. 2002; produced by Susan Nation, fl. 2010 and Nina Beveridge, fl. 2002 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2010), 48 mins
Renee doesn't want to make you cry. And she doesn't want your pity. In this fly-on-the-wall view of 21 year old author, internet star, and muscular dystrophy sufferer Renee Rodriguez, her wit and no-nonsense attitude shine through.
directed by Nina Beveridge, fl. 2002; produced by Susan Nation, fl. 2010 and Nina Beveridge, fl. 2002 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2010), 48 mins
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Women With Altitude
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directed by Sarah Vaill, fl. 2003; produced by Beth Mertz, fl. 2011 and Sarah Vaill, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 52 mins
On the snow-covered peaks of the Bolivian Andes seven women are undertaking an epic journey. They are the survivors and friends of survivors of domestic abuse, bound together by their experiences. Struck by rockfall, severe weather, dissension and altitude sickness, the team's climb becomes a breathtaking and triu...
directed by Sarah Vaill, fl. 2003; produced by Beth Mertz, fl. 2011 and Sarah Vaill, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 52 mins
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Eat Sugar and Speak Sweetly
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directed by Sigrid Dethloff and Renate Bernhard; produced by CouRage-Film (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2005), 54 mins
This week’s shocking documentary uncovers the scale of forced marriages in Europe. Ayse was just 11 years old when she became engaged. Regularly beaten and raped, she was forced to work as a slave for her husband’s family. Her story is not unusual. In the Turkish immigrant community, arranged marriages are rou...
directed by Sigrid Dethloff and Renate Bernhard; produced by CouRage-Film (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2005), 54 mins
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Iris Chang: The Rape of Nanking
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directed by Egle Vertelyte, fl. 2010-2015; produced by Real to Reel Productions (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2007), 1 hour 43 mins
In 1937, Japanese troops entered the Chinese city of Nanking and began raping and murdering its citizens in an orgy of violence that has few parallels in modern history. This polished film follows the struggle of one young woman to bring one of the darkest chapters of history to light. 'When they came in they kill...
directed by Egle Vertelyte, fl. 2010-2015; produced by Real to Reel Productions (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2007), 1 hour 43 mins
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Mrs. Goundo's Daughter
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directed by Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2010), 1 hour
This is the incredible story of one mother's courageous battle to protect her two-year-old daughter from female genital cutting. It says as much about the right to asylum, as it does about this deeply-rooted and controversial tradition.
directed by Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2010), 1 hour
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Going on 13
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directed by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, fl. 2008 and Dawn Valadez; produced by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, fl. 2008 and Dawn Valadez, Vaquera Films (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2008), 1 hour 13 mins
GOING ON 13 shows us a reality far more complex than what we are used to seeing in the media about pre-teen girls growing up in the cultural mosaic that is urban America. Without simplifying or sensationalizing their lives, we come to see these four girls as multi-faceted and gripping individuals. Using a mix of...
directed by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, fl. 2008 and Dawn Valadez; produced by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, fl. 2008 and Dawn Valadez, Vaquera Films (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2008), 1 hour 13 mins
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Manjuben Truck Driver
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directed by Sherna Dastur, fl. 2003; produced by Sehjo Singh, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2003), 53 mins
This documentary is an emotive and introspective tale of a woman in a man’s world. Miss Manju is a truck driver. Defying India’s strict gender stereotypes, she risks life and limb as she races along India’s narrow, beautiful mountain passes. In a patriarchal society, rough talking, long-trousered Miss Manju...
directed by Sherna Dastur, fl. 2003; produced by Sehjo Singh, fl. 2003 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2003), 53 mins
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