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Documentary

"Martial Races" and "Ladies' Drinks": How Racialized Gender Has Militarized the World.

A lecture by Cynthia Enloe, author and nationally recognized scholar of militarism, state policies, politics and their impacts on the lives of people throughout the world. [Berkeley, CA] : Center for Race and Gender. Lecture, April 29, 2002. 89 min.

"No Perfect Answers": The Life and Architecture of Pietro Belluschi.

Provides a visual tour of Belluschi's early homes and churchs; simple, modern designs that define the unique architectural style of the Pacific Northwest. Rich with comments from Belluschi himself, the film also features interviews with a number of noted architects, including I.M. Pei and Philip Johnson. It also explores the architecture of the Equitable Building, New York's Lincoln Center, the controversial Pan Am Building and Saint Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. 1996. 60 min.

"Thicker Than Water": Social Work and Family Concerns for Alzheimer's Patients

Families visiting relatives who have Alzheimer's Disease may become emotional even under the best of nursing home settings. This video demonstrates the systematic interaction of a social worker in a nursing home setting and a visiting family member who is distraught. c1990. 15 min.

& etc.

"& etc" is a small publishing company created in Portugal in 1973 that focuses on producing relatively unknown authors. Founder Victor Silva Tavares, Rui Caeiro and other staff reminisce here about events throughout the three decades of working in the publishing company. Directed by Cla¡udia Clemente. Presented at the International Latino Film Festival held in the San Francisco Bay Area. 2007. 25 min.

'Til Death Do Us Part

Takes the viewer on a journey with incarcerated battered women, as they relate their stories from first falling in love, through the abuse by their spouses, the murder, trial, parole process, and finally, for one woman, freedom. It is thought in our society that a woman can leave an abusive relationship at any time. However, the women in this film prove the contrary. They were under the age of 24, isolated from their families and had virtuallly no money. They all reached a point where there was a final beating in which the survival instinct prevailed.

...All in This Tea

Follows the world-renowned tea expert David Lee Hoffman to some of the most remote regions of China in search of the best handmade teas in the world. During his youth, he spent four years with Tibetan monks in Nepal where he was introduced to some of the finest tea. Unable to find anything but insipid tea bags in the U.S., Hoffman began traveling to China to find tea for himself, climbing up lush, terraced mountainsides to meet the farmers who practiced skills handed down through generations of tea makers for thousands of years. A film by Les Blank. 70 min.

1-800-INDIA

Over the past decade, India has emerged as the leader in the global market for white-collar "outsourcing" jobs-- a notable component of India's rapid economic growth. This documentary explores the experience of young Indian men and women who have been recruited into these new jobs requiring long hours, night shifts, and westernized work habits. Also reveals the human and cultural effect on Indian family life, the evolving cities and towns, and on the aspirations and daily lives of young Indians, especially women, entering the work force.

10,000 kilometros de autopistas por 10 centavos.

Guillermo Laura. A commentary on the economic, political and social issues surrounding the construction of the Red Federal de Autopistas freeway of Argentina. 1999? 10 min.

100 Deutsche Jahre (Germany: A Hundred Years)

Thirty nine segments of a television program covering various aspects of life in Germany in the 20th century.

100% Woman.

A post-operative transsexual, Michelle Dumaresq, has provoked outrage by entering the sport of women's mountain bike racing. The program explores complex issues of gender identity surrounding the controversy and manifested in Dumaresq's personal and professional relationships. Includes commentary from her parents and interviews with Michelle, friends, and rival cyclists. Director, Karen Duthie. Dist.: Films Media Group. 2004. 60 min.

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