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Women Make Movies (Firm)

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Works: 891 works in 1,839 publications in 2 languages and 42,042 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Interviews  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Case studies  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Distributor, Sponsor
Classifications: TD171.7, 363.70525
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No impact man by Colin Beavan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colin Beavan is a New York City writer and self-proclaimed liberal. He has big plans for his new book. He decides on a grand experiment: to live one year with as little impact on the environment as possible. The problem is, the project requires his wife Michelle, an espresso-guzzling, Prada-worshipping business writer, and their young daughter to be fully on board. The family embarks on a year of no electricity, television, cars, toilet paper, elevators, or newspapers
Complaints of a dutiful daughter ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Producer) Chronicles the various stages of a mother's Alzheimer's disease and the evolution of a daughter's response to the illness. The desire to cure the incurable--to set right her mother's confusion and forgetfullness, to temper her mother's obsessiveness--gives way to an acceptance which is finally liberating for both daughter and mother
Señorita extraviada ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film "unfolds like the unsolved mystery that it examines -- the kidnapping, rape and murder of over 350 young women in Juárez, Mexico ... [T]he film unravels the layers of complicity that have allowed these brutal murders to continue. Relying on what filmmaker Lourdes Portillo comes to see as the most reliable of sources -- the testimonies of the families of the victims -- this film documents a two-year search for the truth in the underbelly of the new global economy"--Container
The greatest silence rape in the Congo ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Since 1998 a brutal war has been raging in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Over 4 million people have died, and many tens of thousands of women and girls have been systematically kidnapped, raped, mutilated and tortured by soldiers from both foreign militias and the Congolese army. Until now, the world has known nothing of their stories. A survivor of gang rape herself, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Lisa F. Jackson has created an extraordinary film in which these brave women finally speak"--DVD container
Warrior marks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about female genital mutilation in Africa. Includes interviews with victims, activists against female circumcision, and circumcizers
Standing on my sisters' shoulders ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary tells the story of the three Mississippi women in 1965, who walked into the US House of Representatives in Washington D.C.to seek their civil rights. These living legends give their firsthand testimony and capture a piece of history that is often overlooked in history books. Their achievements go beyond the cotton fields of Mississippi or even the coasts of America
A place of rage ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prominent black women comment upon experiences of African American women, upon racial discrimination and its effects upon the American culture and make suggestions which they hope will improve the future. Includes historical footage of civil rights movement in the 1960s
Maid in America ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary explores the lives of three Latina immigrant women who work as nannies and housekeepers in Los Angeles, California. Through these women's lives, this documentary explores the globalization of motherhood, the challenges they face while pursuing the American dream and the significant role they play in American households today--Container
Surname Viêt, given name Nam by T. Minh-Ha Trinh ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trinh T. Minh-ha's film looks at the many faces of culture, "the multiplicity of identity." Vietnamese women are seen in staged interviews, dance-footage, and manipulated archival images. Also involved is a questioning of the strategies inherent to the politics of interview and the problems of translation in filmmaking
Divorce Iranian style by Kim Longinotto ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks inside an Iranian divorce court and shows how women are treated under Islamic law
Sisters in law by Kim Longinotto ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary record of a courtroom in Kumba, Cameroon, where a female prosecutor and judge work to put an end to their community's tacit acceptance of child abuse, wife beating and rape
Cover girl culture awakening the media generation ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this documentary, former Elite International fashion model, Nicole Clark, calls for a necessary change, integrity and responsible media for our youth. This is an examination of how advertising and the cult of celebrity have deeply and negatively impacted teens and young women. The film juxtaposes ads and interviews with editors from top fashion magazines with revealing interviews of parents, teachers, psychologists, body image experts, and the girls themselves
God sleeps in Rwanda ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2004 in Kinyarwanda and English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the lives of five Rwandan women as they attempt to rebuild their lives following the 1994 genocide
The F word ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents various definitions of feminism as defined by feminists, opponents of feminism, and ordinary men and women
Illusions by Julie Dash ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story takes place in 1942 and is about Mignon Dupree, a black woman studio executive who appears to be white, and Ester Jeeter, a black woman who is the singing voice for a white Hollywood star. The film follows the struggles of the women as well as the use of film in wartime Hollywood
Sin by silence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Convicted Women Against Abuse, an inmate-led group in a California prison, and its quest to raise awareness about domestic abuse
Performing the border ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines socioeconomic problems of the Mexican-American border region, focusing on hardships faced by women in newly urbanized areas
Girls like us ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary explores female teenage experiences of sexuality and pregnancy. An ethnically diverse group of four working class girls strut, flirt and testify about their lives. Filmed in South Philadelphia over a period of four years and following its protaganists from age 14 to 18, it brings into sharp relief the conflicts of growing up female, exposing the impact of class, sexism and violence on the dreams and expectations of teenage girls
My feminism by Dominique Cardona ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents several women's standpoints on feminism and their thoughts as feminists
History and memory for Akiko and Takashige by Rea Tajiri ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through collective history and personal memory, the impact of the evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II is examined
 
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English (94)
Kinyarwanda (6)