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VIEW FROM THE INSIDE: YOU'RE NEVER OVER LOVE

Psychology & Psychiatry  Health  Disabilities  Death & Dying  Aging / Gerontology  Directed by Women 

In Just Ordinary Days, Cindy, a 47-year-old woman with terminal cancer, discussed her imminent death. Three years later, the people closest to her present the next chapter in her story. Supported by health-care professionals and members of the clergy, Cindy’s family members and friends talk about what her loss has meant to them, how they are coping with that loss, and how they have found ways to keep her in their lives.

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PICTURES FROM THE OLD COUNTRY

Sociology  Europe  Eastern Europe  Cultural Studies  Children & Young Adult  Directed by Women 

This video chronicles the filmmaker’s quest to uncover the mystery of her Slovak identity and heritage. As a young girl growing up during the Cold War, she was curious about the 'strange' language spoken by her grandmother and the enigma that shrouds her past.

LOCAL COLOR
LOCAL COLOR

African-American Studies  Performing Arts  Directed by Women 

This documentary chronicles the production of a play at the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, one of the five largest African-American theater companies in the U.S., examining the work of everyone involved, including the actors, director, lighting and set design, sound design, and producer.

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WATER NIGHT, TOUCH LIGHT

Art History  Disabilities  Directed by Women 

This video explores art and creativity through the work of three painters who are blind. As each artist reveals her perceptions of color, light and landscape, uniquely moving stories emerge amid a background of richly colored paintings and striking work techniques.

THE UNAPOLOGETIC LIFE OF MARGARET RANDALL
THE UNAPOLOGETIC LIFE OF MARGARET RANDALL

Women's Studies  Sociology  Literature  Cultural Studies  Directed by Women  Immigration 

This portrait of Margaret Randall—activist, poet, writer, teacher and photographer—comes at a particularly appropriate time, as patriotism is being equated in some quarters with keeping silent about important issues.

RED RAIN
RED RAIN

Women's Studies  Sociology  LGBTQ  Directed by Women 

This documentary profiles Gina ‘Boom Boom’ Guidi and her rise to the top ranks of women’s professional boxing.

900 HANDS
900 HANDS

Children & Young Adult  Education  Art History  Directed by Women 

From December 1999 through October 2000, the entire community at the John D. Runkle School in Brookline, Massachusetts worked together to create a work of public art.

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WAR GENERATION: BEIRUT

Islamic Studies  Middle Eastern Studies  Sociology  Children & Young Adult  Directed by Women 

This insightful documentary examines the atmosphere of violence in war torn Beirut as seen through the lives of its children and young people.

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NICARAGUA: THE DIRTY WAR

Latino Studies  Political Science  Spanish Language  Directed by Women 

Portrays the U.S.-supported contra army's war against the Sandinista regime and Nicaragua's civilian population.

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L.E.A.R.: THE LEAGUE OF REVOLUTIONARY WRITERS AND ARTISTS

Literature  Latino Studies  Political Science  Sociology  Spanish Language  Directed by Women 

Examines the history of this famous organization founded in Mexico City in 1934. The League, whose founding members included painters such as Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros, included artists from various disciplines, all of whom shared a commitment to the fusion of art and politics.

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RETURNING TO CHILE

Latin-American Studies  Spanish Language  Sociology  Children & Young Adult  Directed by Women 

An emotionally moving investigation of the problems of identity and adjustment confronting Chilean youngsters who returned to Chile after many years in exile with their parents.

CHILE: BY REASON OR BY FORCE
CHILE: BY REASON OR BY FORCE

Latin-American Studies  Sociology  Political Science  Directed by Women 

Examines the legacy of ten years of dictatorship in Chile, focusing on the four days of nationwide protest surrounding the ten year anniversary of the coup lead by General Pinochet.

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STRONG ROOTS

Latin-American Studies  Labor Studies  Political Science  Sociology  Spanish Language  Directed by Women 

This video documents the struggles of peasants in the Landless Workers Movement (MST) in Brazil, which is engaged in a national political campaign to occupy and cultivate unused land.

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SURVIVORS

Women's Studies  Criminal & Law  Sociology  Psychology & Psychiatry  Directed by Women 

This inspirational video features testimony from a wide variety of rape survivors who explain how their lives were affected by the experience, how they have overcome their previous sense of isolation by discussing their feelings with other women, the emotional healing process they have gone through as well as the emotional burden they still carry.

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HOPE OF AWAKENING

Women's Studies  Criminal & Law  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Features interviews with former victims of domestic violence who discuss the various forms of violence, both physical and emotional, in abusive relationships, the psychological patterns that keep women from leaving abusive spouses or boyfriends, and related issues of fear and low self-esteem.

MIDWIVES: A LIVING TRADITION
MIDWIVES: A LIVING TRADITION

Women's Studies  Native American Studies  Latino Studies  African-American Studies  Sociology  Directed by Women 

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.

ON A WING AND A PRAYER
ON A WING AND A PRAYER

Women's Studies  Short Films  Directed by Women 

This video profiles legendary aviator Amelia Earhart, using interviews and archival footage and photos to portray Earhart’s colorful character, her mysterious disappearance, and her impact on other women flyers.

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RUNNING GAY

LGBTQ  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Examines the participation of lesbians and gay men in sports, focusing on the homophobia they confront in mainstream sporting events and their recent efforts to organize gay teams, organizations and events.

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MICHELLE'S THIRD NOVEL

Literature  Short Films  Directed by Women 

A young novelist, suffering from a bad case of writer's block, and on the verge of blowing a fuse, discovers a shocking new means of artistic inspiration.

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DOUBLE LOWFAT LATTE LOVE

Short Films  Directed by Women 

Tamara, a tragically hip young woman, is caught up in a superficial world of hot coffee and steamy romance.

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