Sociology


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ECSTASY UNLIMITED

Human Sexuality  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Examines the influence of the social and economic environment on sexuality, using an imaginative blend of situation comedy, documentary, songs, animation and narration.

TRANSSEXUAL JOURNEY, A
TRANSSEXUAL JOURNEY, A

Human Sexuality  LGBTQ  Sociology 

Trapped nearly 40 years in a male's body, Katherine Elizabeth Cohen finally frees herself through a sex change. She had worn a mask for years, fulfilling the duties of a son, a husband, and a father. But at forty, Katherine cannot help but to put an end to the charade.

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ROMANCE, SEX AND MARRIAGE

Children & Young Adult  Sociology  Psychology & Psychiatry  Human Sexuality 

Examines sexual attitudes of high school youngsters in different environments, from suburb to inner city, including frank discussion of virginity, birth control, physical appearance, emotional involvement, sexual abuse, masturbation, acceptance and self- confidence.

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HOMOSEXUALITY AND LESBIANISM

LGBTQ  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology 

Psychologists, psychiatrists and gay people speak directly to high school age youngsters and respond to their questions, concerns and fears about homosexuality.

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TEENAGE MOTHERS: A GLOBAL CRISIS

Cultural Studies  Education  Family Relations  Health  Human Sexuality  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology  Women's Studies  Children & Young Adult 

Examines the worldwide crisis in teenage pregnancies through four case studies of teenage mothers in Ghana, England, Cuba, and the U.S., thereby providing a cross-cultural survey of the underlying reasons for the increasing rate of adolescent pregnancies and also discussing the hazards to the health and well-being of such young mothers.

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FRESH TALK

LGBTQ  Education  Human Sexuality  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Features thirty young men and women, ages 15 to 24, who share their thought-provoking, humorous and sometimes painful reflections on sexuality and growing up.

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WEIRDED OUT AND BLOWN AWAY

Disabilities  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Featuring interviews with five young career people who have disabilities, this film questions the general public's attitudes toward physical disability and our perceptions of the disabled as somehow either weaker or more courageous than the non-disabled.

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OUT OF SIGHT

Disabilities  Sociology 

This offbeat feature documentary shatters stereotypes about the disabled in its portrayal of Diane Starin, a 34-year-old northern California cowgirl who has been blind since she was 18 months old.

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PORTRAITS OF POSSIBILITY

Disabilities  Psychology & Psychiatry  Short Films  Sociology 

This inspiring documentary examines the participation of the blind and visually impaired in competitive athletic events, including track and field, swimming, judo, basketball, and goal ball.

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CHOOSING SUICIDE

American Studies  Death & Dying  Health  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology 

An emotionally compelling examination of NY artist and psychotherapist Jo Roman's pioneering work in developing a philosophy of "rational suicide" as a basic human right.

AIDS IN THE BARRIO
AIDS IN THE BARRIO

Short Films  American Studies  Aging / Gerontology  AIDS  Health  Latino Studies  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Examines the impact of AIDS within Hispanic-American communities, focusing on the specific economic, social and cultural factors which influence perception of the AIDS crisis, including macho attitudes about sexuality, traditional relations between men and women, prejudices against homosexuality, and the prevalence of drug abuse.

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HEROISM: A COMMUNITY RESPONDS

AIDS  American Studies  Psychology & Psychiatry  Sociology  Short Films 

Looks at the many individuals and organizations that have met the challenge of providing services for people with AIDS (PWAs) in San Francisco, including volunteers who provide vital services that government agencies have been unable or unwilling to provide.

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GOSPEL OF AIDS

African Studies  Aging / Gerontology  AIDS  Health  Sociology 

Examines the rapid spread of the AIDS epidemic in Africa, focusing on the small nation of Rwanda.

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AIDS BABIES

Aging / Gerontology  AIDS  Health  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Examines the plight of babies born with AIDS, focusing on the inspiring examples of dedicated caregivers such as Mother Hale, founder of Hale House in New York City, and Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-ross, filmed at her House of Peace in West Virginia.

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PUERTO RICO: ART AND IDENTITY

American History  American Studies  Art History  Economics  Latino Studies  Latin-American Studies  Puerto Rican Studies  Religion & Spirituality  Short Films  Sociology  Spanish Language  Women's Studies  Directed by Women 

Surveys the work of plastic artists in Puerto Rico during the 20th century, as well as significant forerunners in the 18th and 19th centuries, focusing on the artists' expression of national identity. The video combines illustrations of hundreds of art works with interviews with a dozen major contemporary artists and commentary by art critics.

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SOUTH OF THE BORDER

Spanish Language  Sociology  Music  Latin-American Studies 

A colorful and entertaining survey of protest music in Central America, from Mexico City to Managua, where popular music has become a forum for social commentary and political protest.

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CHEN AND CHINA'S SYMPHONY

Sociology  Performing Arts  Music  Asian Studies 

Chronicles the 1987 U.S. tour by the National Symphony Orchestra of the People's Republic of China, including interviews with conductor Zuohuang Chen, a survivor of the Cultural Revolution who studied music in the U.S., Chen's mentor, Seiji Ozawa, director of the Boston Symphony, plus stirring performances of both Western and Chinese music.

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THE SPIRIT TRAVELS: IMMIGRANT MUSIC IN AMERICA

Sociology  Music  American Studies  Immigration 

Hosted and narrated by singer Linda Ronstadt, this entertaining and informative look at ethnic music in America offers a rich sampling of the nation's culturally diverse musical styles, featuring performances of Irish, Greek, African-American, Jewish, Central Asian, Chinese and Puerto Rican music.

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SINGING IN COLOR

Children & Young Adult  Women's Studies  Sociology  Performing Arts  Peace & Conflict  Music  Cultural Studies  African Studies  African-American Studies 

This video follows the world-famous Chicago Children's Choir on their 1996 tour of South Africa and shows how music can convey a message of peace.

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BORDERLINES

Sociology  Psychology & Psychiatry  Literature  Cultural Studies  Anthropology  American Studies 

Set against a background of farming, saw-milling and moonshining activities in rural Kentucky during the Depression, this short film dramatizes the use of violence as a socially accepted form of "folk justice."

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