[Videolib] Recent Titles on Women's Issues/Globalization

Andrea Traubner (andy@filmakers.com)
Wed, 15 Feb 2006 17:02:05 -0500

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In response to Meghann Matwichuk's question, Filmakers Library has many =
titles addressing this issue. Just ask us for previews of whichever =
you'd like to see.

Fearless: Stories from Asian Women (3 Parts).=20
Portraits of three Asian women fighting for social justice. Each is from =
a different culture (Bangladesh, India, Vietnam) but are united by their =
refusal to remain silent and accepting. =
http://www.filmakers.com/indivs/Fearless.htm

AIDS: The Woman's Story=20
The film travels to Kenya, Brazil and Thailand to tell the personal =
stories of women with AIDS. Set against a background of disease, poverty =
and social subjugation this is a story of vitality and will power, and =
of women who have the courage to fight against reigning cultural and =
religious traditions http://www.filmakers.com/indivs/AIDS_WomanStory.htm

Malalai, Policewoman of Kandahar (Just released!)

In the dangerous, male-oriented world of Kandahar, home to drug =
smugglers and terrorists, a policewoman, Malalai Kakar is blazing the =
way for women. Unhindered by her heavy burka, this mother of six is =
chasing wife-beaters, murderers and thieves across Afghanistan. =
http://www.filmakers.com/indivs/Malalai.htm

27 Dollars: Banking for the Poor=20

The friendly employees of the Grameen Bank encourage Indian women in a =
small rural town to expand their businesses, loaning them small amounts =
of money and doling out advice. =
http://filmakers.com/indivs/27Dollars.htm

Awa: A Mother in West Africa=20

A single mother in Burkina Faso who supports her six children through =
her street-side rice business, sustained by her faith in God and work =
ethic. http://www.filmakers.com/indivs/Awa.htm=20

Asylum: Fleeing Genital Mutilation (Academy Award Nominee, 2003)=20

This powerful documentary chronicles a Ghanaian young woman's desperate =
attempt to escape the ritual of female circumcision in her native land. =
http://www.filmakers.com/indivs/Asylum.htm. We have many other films =
about female circumcision also.

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To place orders or receive further information, contact

FILMAKERS LIBRARY

124 E. 40th Street New York, NY 10016

Tel. 800 555 9815 or 212 808 4980=20

Fax. 212 808 4983

E-mail: info@filmakers.com=20

Web site: www.filmakers.com

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In response to Meghann Matwichuk's question, Filmakers Library has = many=20 titles addressing this issue. Just ask us for previews of whichever = you'd like=20 to see.

Fearless: Stories from Asian Women (3 Parts).
Portraits of = three=20 Asian women fighting for social justice. Each is from a different = culture=20 (Bangladesh, India, Vietnam) but are united by their refusal to remain = silent=20 and accepting. http://www.filmaker= s.com/indivs/Fearless.htm

AIDS: The Woman's Story
The film travels to Kenya, Brazil and = Thailand to tell the personal stories of women with AIDS. Set against a=20 background of disease, poverty and social subjugation this is a story of = vitality and will power, and of women who have the courage to fight = against=20 reigning cultural and religious traditions http://www.f= ilmakers.com/indivs/AIDS_WomanStory.htm

Malalai, Policewoman of Kandahar (Just = released!)

In the dangerous, male-oriented world of Kandahar, home to drug = smugglers and=20 terrorists, a policewoman, Malalai Kakar is blazing the way for women.=20 Unhindered by her heavy burka, this mother of six is chasing = wife-beaters,=20 murderers and thieves across Afghanistan. http://www.filmakers= .com/indivs/Malalai.htm

27 Dollars: Banking for the Poor

The friendly employees of the Grameen Bank encourage Indian women in = a small=20 rural town to expand their businesses, loaning them small amounts of = money and=20 doling out advice. http://filmakers.com/i= ndivs/27Dollars.htm

Awa: A Mother in West Africa

A single mother in Burkina Faso who supports her six children through = her=20 street-side rice business, sustained by her faith in God and work ethic. = http://www.filmakers.com/indivs/Awa.htm

Asylum: Fleeing Genital Mutilation (Academy Award Nominee, 2003) =

This powerful documentary chronicles a Ghanaian young woman=92s = desperate=20 attempt to escape the ritual of female circumcision in her native land. = http://www.filmakers.= com/indivs/Asylum.htm.=20 We have many other films about female circumcision also.

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To place orders or receive further information, contact

FILMAKERS LIBRARY

124 E. 40th Street New York, NY 10016

Tel. 800 555 9815 or 212 808 4980

Fax. 212 808 4983

E-mail: info@filmakers.com

Web site: www.filmakers.com

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