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Call# Title 218 Becky Sharp Adaptation of "Vanity Fair.

" The story of Becky, a manipulative women, her friend Amelia and George, Amelia's husband. 436 Georgia O'Keefe This film is a combination of a biography of O'Keefe's life as well as an insight into some of her works or art. 566 Voices of Latin America Includes a brief segment about women. Explores the role of women, including Serwina Mexico Cruz, a 17th century woman, in Latin American culture. 723 The Wicked Lady The story of Barbara, who steals her friend's fiance, marries him, and becomes bored with house life. Barbara loses her broach (the only thing worth anything to her), and disguises her self as a man in order to find it. Includes some sex scenes and a hanging. 940 Men's Lives Men discuss the pressures that they face based on the expectations of being a man. One of the key expectations is to be the bread winner. Though outdated, it shows the pressures that men at that time felt. 948 Eating disorders: The Slender Trap Brief overview of eating disorders. Provides basic definitions symptoms and danger signs of anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating. 995 Lady Jane Tells the story of Lady Jane from an historical, romantic perspective. Shows Jane before, during and after the throne. 1006 Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman This video goes through the life of Miss Jane Pittman, a 109/110 black year old woman who lived during the times of slavery and segregation. 1030-5 Power of the Word Provides two segments of Sharon Olds, a funny yet serious poet. 1063 Jane Goodall: A Life in the Wild Biography of Jane Goodall. Explores her childhood and discusses her journey to studying animals in the wild and eventually chimpanzees. 1068 Abortion for Survival Unavailable at Library 1108 Gathering of Men Robert Bly, a renowned poet, speaks to men on the importance of forming relationships with other men. He also speaks of women and how this movement is not against women, but something to make men more aware. 1125 Barbara Nechis This film explores the process of the art of Barbara Nechis, a water color artist. She provides insight into her own techniques and why certain paintings are the way they are. 1184 Catherine Wheel Unavailable at Library 1221 Madame Bovary The film starts off with Gustave Flaubert's trial for his book, Madame Bovary, through which he tells the story of Madame Bovary.

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3 Art, Women's Studies

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4 Sociology, Religion, Women's Studies

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3 English, History, Sociology

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Sociology, Psychology, Women's 2 Studies

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1415 Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice The story of Ida B. Wells, a school teacher who sues the school district because segregation forced her to move. She was a very powerful woman, who described in newspaper articles the injustices she experienced, encouraged black people not to use the trains, and wrote of false accusations that resulted in the death of black men who were falsely accused of having sexual relations with white women. 1456 Gigi This musical, which reinforces the stereotypes of men and women, begins with Gigi, a girl who is "backwards" because she does not know how to live by societal standards. 1459 Electing Women Discusses the 1980s when a large number of women were running for political office, the trials they faced, and the double standards that were in place for female candidates. Somewhat outdated. 1493 Sex Equality in the College Classroom This film provides some history of women in the college classroom and focuses on the feedback girls receive compared to boys. 1565 Women Inventors Women inventors tend to be more successful than men because they are more willing to ask for help with their projects. This film focuses on three women and their inventions, including a makeup mirror, cerebral palsy software, and a collapsible wooden prawn trap. 1588 Pink Triangles: A Study of Prejudice Against Lesbians and Gay Men Provides a history of discrimination of homosexuals and the history of the pink triangle. It also asks people their opinions of homosexuality. Outdated. 1626 Feminist Perspective: Implications for Therapists Feminism is not simply another perspective, but an understanding as to what we see at the center, a new world view. Knowing the differences between a nonsexist approach and a feminist approach is very important. 1680 Eighteenth Century Women Prominent 18th Century women, such as Catherine the Great and Marie Antoinette are discussed in this film, which also focuses on the importance of fashion and appearance. 1715-9 Women in American Life A series of films that discuss the role of women in American history. Video titles include: 1) Civil War and Westward Expansion, 2) Immigration and New York, 3) Cultural Image and Economic Reality, 4) War Work, Housework, and Growing Discontent, and 5) New Attitudes Force Dramatic Changes. 1736 Designing Women Designing Women follows one woman, and how she brought part of her past, her culture into her designing and marketing work. There are more selections on the video, but the only segment of interest is the one entitled "Designing Women." 1744 Picking Tribes The story of a young girl, part African American, part Indian, who tries to choose which cultural tribe to align herself with. 1758 Gender and Relationships Discusses relationship and gender, an exchange theory of relationships, and provides definitions of gender, identity and gender role. 1762 Man Oh Man This video was part of a woman's project to identify the expectations men are expected to live up to. 1809 Five Stories of an Hour Kate Chopin's story told by women, her husband and is reenacted by actors. 1899-1904 Shoulder to Shoulder

1989

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5 History, Women's Studies, Sociology

1988

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3 Sociology, Women's Studies

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29

Political Science, History, Women's 3 Studies

1984

30

5 Education, Women's Studies

1987

16

1 Science, Economics

1982

34

3 Women's Studies

1983

33

2 Psychology, Women's Studies

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60

4 History, Women's Studies

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4 History

1990

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2 Women's Studies, Sociology

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Psychology, Sociology, Women's 3 Studies

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A series of films that show the struggles that a small group of women experience in trying to obtain the right to vote in England. The subjects of the videos are: 1) The Pankhurst Family, 2) Annie Keeney, 3) Lady Constance Lytton, 4) Christabel Pankhurst, 5) Outrage, and 6) Sylvia Pankhurst. 1916 Sexual Harassment on the Job Phil Donahue Show on sexual harassment when it was first becoming a big issue. Outdated. 1954 Discovery of America Unavailable at Library 2032 Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers Women provide their testimonies from their time at the summer program for women workers at Bryn Mawr. 2051 Frida Kahlo This film shows the works of Frida Kahlo as well as her thoughts on her own work. It also provides some insight into her life. 2052 Going Where I've Never Been After her suicide of photographer Diane Arbus, her daughter became interested in collecting her works. Through this process, she discovered videos of her mother's classes, shot by one of her students. This film provides her pictures as well as words from the classes she taught. 2055 Men and Masculinity A recording of The National Organization for Changing Men's National Conference in Seattle, Washington. Speakers touched on issues such as feminism, gay/bisexual rights, domestic violence, child-care and pornography. 2056 Warning: The Media May Be Hazardous to Your Health From the media, women learn that they must alter themselves to fit in, through dieting, eating disorders, cosmetic surgery, fashion and/or exercises. Discusses the portrayal of women in the media, offering statistics and examples. 2061 Dreamworlds Discusses the basic ways that women are introduced into music videos, as part of the band, back up members or in indistinguishable roles in music. (Some Graphic material) 2070 Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter Women discuss World War II and its impact on their lives, both at home and on the job. 2185 Working Women: The Problems Looks at divorced women in Dallas, TX, which, at the time, had the highest divorce rate (meaning single women). Provides profiles of single women in Dallas and discusses the initial reactions of divorce as well as the implications on these women's lives. Outdated. 2203 Not a Love Story: A Film about Pornography Linda Lee Tracey, a sex trade worker, provides insight into the world of pornography. The film also discusses the growth of the pornography industry, men's perspective on pornography, and the objectivity of women through this form of entertainment. Some GRAPHIC material. 2277 Wild Women Don't Have the Blues Male blues singers were considered the norm, while female blues singers were seen as doing the devil's work. This film discusses the rise of women in blues music, including the prominent role of Ma Rainey and Mamie Smith. 2324 Tomorrow is a Holiday Documentary of female chicken factory workers in Russia who spend their free time singing together. The workers are very young girls, working in awful conditions, who use their singing as a means of therapy 2446 A Powerful Thang Portrays a relationship between an African American woman and her musician boyfriend, from both sides, portraying thoughts, worries, miscommunications, etc. with regards to sex. 2512 Peter Jennings Reporting: Men, Sex, and Power

1990 1986 1985

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1 Women's Studies

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3 Art, Women's Studies

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4 Art, Women's Studies

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3 Women's Studies, Sociology

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5 Women's Studies

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3 History 2 Sociology, Women's Studies

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Sociology, Women's Studies, 4 Psychology

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3 Music, Women's Studies

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2 Sociology, Women's Studies

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3 Women' Studies, Sociology

Following the not guilty verdict of William Kennedy Smith, a man charged with rape in West Palm Beach, Peter Jennings uses the opportunity to discuss rape, through the eyes of men and women. Jennings talks to men and women, victims and offenders, as wells as officers and night club owners. 2514 As I Remember It: A Portrait of Dorothy West Dorothy West, an African-American writer, discusses her life and how it became so intertwined with what she wrote that she was not sure what was real or what was written. The video also mentions other influential African Americans and provides excerpts of their works. 2529 Memory/All Ears An abstract film in which a Korean woman brings together her past through clips of images, words and verses, showing the cultural expectations of women. 2672 Sonia Sanchez: Wear the New Day Well Sonia Sanchez, a writer, lived in Philadelphia at the time of MOVE, a radical African American group that retaliated against society by burning down part of Philadelphia. Her poem, "Elegy: for MOVE and Philadelphia," explains the events in Philadelphia, and she discusses her own reactions. 2607 Mary Lyon: Precious Time Discusses the life of Mary Lyon, an intelligent student and teacher who excelled at learning, especially in Chemistry, who desired to liberate women and believed that women could have a career. She opened a school in 1837(Mount Holy) where women could be educated while taking care of the chores and each other. 2805 Patently Offensive: Porn Under Siege Starts off with short interviews with various people who discuss their views on pornography, then goes through the history of how sexuality has been portrayed over their years. Some GRAPHIC material. 2806 Dorthea Lange Discusses the life of Dorthea Lange, a photographer with polio, who is best known for her pictures of the dust bowl and migrant workers. 2810 Gender: The Enduring Paradox In this video, a psychiatrist discusses the idea that children latch on to the idea of being either a girl or boy, while providing boys' and girls' opinions of each other. It also discusses the biological differences between the sexes and the natural distributions of labor that follow, helping to enforce stereotypes. 2819 Women in the Boardroom: The Case of Mary Cunningham Explores the double standards of women working with men through the case of Mary Cummings, an attractive woman who had thirty-two job offers. When she chose a job, rumors were began circulating that she was having an affair with her boss. Somewhat OUTDATED. 2825 Casting the First Stone A film that examines abortion through people's different perspectives based on their own backgrounds. This film is able to clearly define the issue because it gets viewpoints of people of different ages, classes, backgrounds and situations. 2844 Newswomen Current newswomen discuss sexism in broadcasting, the glass celing and the idea of being seen as ornaments. Somewhat OUTDATED 2849 Sexual Stereotypes in Media: Superman and the Bride This video discusses stereotypes of men and women through words, images, and clips of expectations. Men are seen as "superman" while women are attached to men. Various people on the street are interviewed giving their opinions of men and women. 2858 In Women's Hands: The Changing Roles of Women Discusses women's roles in Chile, where women are expected to be caring and to take care of the family. The video also explores reasons why these roles do not apply to poor women. 2860 Builders of Images: Latin American Cultural Identity Everything around Latin American cultural identity has a masculine perspective. This video portrays men discussing their culture, which in and of itself, explains something about Latin American culture. 2952 Toni Morrison

1991

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2 English, History

1991

28

2 History, Sociology, Women's Studies

1990

30

2 English, History

1987

30

2 History

1992

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3 Women's Studies, Sociology

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13

2 Photography

1991

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2 Women's Studies, Sociology

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2 Women' Studies

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3 Women's Studies, Sociology

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2 Communications, Women's Studies

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4 Women's Studies, Sociology

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2 Women's Studies, Sociology

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1 History, Latin American Studies

1992

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3 English

Toni Morrison explains why she writes and discusses the idea of unlearning white ways of thinking and doing, as well as strenghts of African American language. She also reads excerpts of her works. 2953 Gloria Naylor This video provides some background on Gloria Naylor, the author of "Mama Day" and "The Women of Brewster Place." She discusses the impact of her family and the expectations that she faced being an African American woman in society. 2954 Alice Walker This video provides some background on Alice Walker and how her life and the Civil Rights Movement has influenced her writing. She did not begin writing because she wanted to write but because she needed an outlet. 2971 Sexual Politics at Work This video discusses sexual politics, in particular the idea of dating within the company. It features a room of business people with different jobs and statuses discussing sexual politics through hypothetical situations. 3012 Amelia Earhart Details her life and her status as the first American heroine. She may not have been the best pilot, but because of the media she was able to attain a higher status. 3048 Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill: Public Hearing, Private Pair This film, made a year after the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill hearing, moves through the process of Thomas' nomination, describing the effects of the hearings. One of Thomas' friends comments about Thomas' thoughts and actions as the nomination progressed. The video also explores the issue of the all white panel that conducted the hearings. Changing Role and Image of Women This video shows advertisement clips and how they depict women. (Solely commercials with no interpretation, but a good comparison to images of today) Lucy Lewis, Emma Lewis Mitchell, Delores Lewis Garcia: Daughters of Anasazi This video discusses pueblo pottery, showing women producing pottery in the same methods of their ancestors. It also discusses the inspirations of Anasazi pottery. Inlaid Colored Clay with Virginia Cartwright Virginia Cartwright, a mother and artist, presents her artwork and discusses her influences. African Art and Women Artists Discusses the impact of the wasp and other insects on art and its particular value in African art. Discovering the Art of Korea Artwork is shown through narration, which discusses the history of Korea and its impact on art. Sex and Social Dance Looks at dancing through three different cultural perspectives, including American and Polynesian dancing, and how dance has changed over time. The Individual and Tradition Looks at modern dance compared to traditional dance in different countries, as well as revolutionary changes in the dance world. Medieval Women

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3 English

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3 English

1993

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3 Women's Studies, Sociology

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3 History

1992

58

History, Women's Studies, Political 3 Science

3049

1991

30

3 Women's Studies, Sociology

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1990

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1 Art

3117 3120 3121 3233

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1 1 1 2

1 Art 1 Art 1 Art 2 Dance, History

3237

1993

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2 Dance, History

3302

1987

24

2 History

Looks at medieval women using pictures given in illuminated manuscripts, and also discusses perceptions of women including the Virgin Mary and Catherine of Alexandria. Sexuality was seen as a distraction from spirituality, and women were seen as the keepers of sexuality. 3315 Days of Waiting: The Life and Art of Estelle Ishigo Artist Estelle Ishigo, a caucasian woman, was forced to marry Arthur Ishigo, a Japanese American, in Mexico because it was illegal for them to be married in the states. After their marriage, Arthur was sent to an internment camp, and Estelle, not wanting to desert him, went with him. She describes the entire process and the sketches she made, as well as the aftermath of the internemnt camp. 3328 Locking Up Women

1989

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3 History

1993

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2 Women's Studies

3335 3352 3361 3372 3404

Documentary of Holloway, an all women's prison in Britain, that discusses the different types of women the come into the facility and the relationships they form. Violence in the Home: Living in Fear Discusses domestic violence and provides statistics and a national hotline. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings The story of Maya Angelou, acted out and presented with her narration and comments. Illusions A reenactment of people during wartime, showing the influence of war and the impact of Hollywood. Asante Market Women Unavailable at Library There's No Such Thing as Women's Work

1989 1978 1982 1982 1980

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2 Women's Studies 3 English 2 History

3 History

Women's participation in the work force was always welcomed, as long as it was temporary. The film shows clips of women working in the home and describes their participation in sweatshops and factories. It also discusses the progress of laws and the Uprising of the 20,000 and the Triangle ShirtWaist Factory Fire. 3467 When Abortion Was Illegal Women talk about how pregnancy affected them, and why they chose to have an abortion in a time when abortion was illegal. The history of abortion and how it was viewed legally and socially is also discussed. 3478 And Still I Rise Discusses birthrights of African American women and the stereotpes they are given, as well as the images of African American women, particularly their sexuality, as portrayed through different forms of media. 3479 Mirror, Mirror Masked women discuss what parts of their own bodies they do and do not like, and then reveal their true identity. 3552 Out in Suburbia: The Story of Eleven Lesbians Eleven lesbians speak about their experiences, coming out to people close to them, and other issues including marriage, motherhood and discrimination. 3593 Black Theater A film split into three segments: the first is on black pioneers who were able to pave the way to be seen and heard; the second part, "A Theatre of Our Own," discusses how they made theatre their own; in the third part, a black director, discusses her experience of being black and a woman, and what she was limited to as a director. 3669-71 The Power of Suggestion Discusses the different ways women are viewed on television shows, commercials and soap operas, the history of soap operas, and the economics of commericals. Part Two has no sound. 3677 Women Seen on Television Poses the question of whether or not footage from major networks reflect real women. 3678 Women and Health A woman speaks to a group of women about women's health, and later to a group of lesbian cancer support group. The first then comments on the footage of the support group. The Best Campaign Commercials: Year of the woman Commerical advertisments made by Jerry Ferrarro, Lyn Yeakel, and other women running for office. Shows how women promote themselves and dissect their opponents. Process, Passion, and Perfection Artist Jackie Winsor comments on her work and the processes involved, as well as the different things she has tried as an artist. Talking with David Frost: Margaret Thatcher David Frost interviews Margaret Thatcher who speaks about her experiences, how she always did what she thought was right, regardless of public opinion, her history and interests, and of being a woman. Faith Ringgold: The Last Story Quilt

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3 Women's Studies, Sociology

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3 Psychology, Women's Studies

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2 Theatre, History

1987 112 total

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1991 1994

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3 Women's Studies, Sociology 2 Health, Women's Studies

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3 Political Science

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2 Art

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3 Political Science, History

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2 Art, Women's Studies

Faith Ringwald, an African American woman, feminist and artist, discusses her background, living in Harlem, and society's expectations of women. She also speaks of the difficulties of getting galleries to show her work, as there were very few places showcasing African Americans. 3754 Dreamworlds II: Desire, Sex, and Power in Music Videos How do images of popular culture influence how young women and men understand themselves and each other? By focusing on one of the most important aspects of popular culture, music videos, Dreamworlds II raises critical questions, and suggests new answers about the effect of music video 3789 Parents' Views and Teenagers' Rights Young Muslim women express the restrictions of religion and how, in trying to be more educated, they find themselves rebelling against their family. They speak of having to adapt and be part of two cultures, Muslim and western culture. 3798 Date Rape on the College Campus A Phil Donahue show that discusses the events at Brown University. He discusses the idea of rape, and brings out women from the University to discuss their experiences. The students also discuss the publicity that has come out against them, declaring them anti-male because they bring up rape as an issue. 3801 Abortion: The Moral Dilemma One couple speaks of the struggles they went through in trying to have children, the possibility of losing a third child, and the questions of abortion. 3817 The Double Day People talk about the work force in Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico and Venezuela, where girls serve the men and five percent of the population consumes thirty percent of the income. The video also discusses culture and expectations. 3818 Small Happiness: Women of a Chinese Village To give birth to a boy is a big happiness; to give birth to a girl is small happiness in Chinese villages. This documentary describes the role of women of Long Bow, how marriages are viewed, and the reluctance of elderly women to discuss these issues. 3829 Defending Our Lives Victims of domestic abuse tell their stories and situations and discuss the men they were trying to get away from. 3848 Quilting Women Women discuss the quilts they make, the patterns they use, what they are called and the history involved. 3888 Perspectives on Women Lecture Series: (2) Includes variations of perspectives on women; ways in which our life experiences influence the development of our perspectives; how our perspectives influence our choices about social action; and conflicting concepts of feminism Leadership and Social Action (3) examines the distinguishing characteristics of group-centered leadership Commonalities and Differences (4) features distinguishing characteristics of successful female leaders Gender Socialization: Transforming Knowledge (5) talks about gender socialization and its affect on self-esteem, feelings, behavior and perspectives. (6) examines the impact of gender and culturally biased curricula on girls and boys Families: Child Care (7) takes a look at gender and family issues. (8) takes up the topic of child care Pregnancy and Childbirth: Motherhood (11) explores the social construction of pregnancy and children; medical and midwifery models of pregnancy and childbirth. (12) explores the issues of motherhood as personal experience, and strategies for challenging restrictive conceptions of motherhood

1994

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5 Women's Studies

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2 Sociology, Religion, Women's Studies

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2 Women's Studies

1994

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3 Women's Studies

1980

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2 Sociology

1984

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2 History, Sociology, Women's Studies

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3 Women's Studies, Sociology

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28 60

2 4

1 Art, History 1 Sociology

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1994 1994 1994

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4 4 4

1 Sociology, Leadership 1 Sociology, Leadership 1 Sociology

3892 3893

1994 1994

120 120

4 4

1 Sociology, Family 1 Sociology, Motherhood

3894 Abortion and Reproductive Issues: Religion (13) explains how the struggle for women's control of reproduction is related to other struggles for social justice. (14) explores the role of religion in women's lives 3895 Low-Income Resistance: Homelessness (17) looks at how women resist the barriers, stereotypes and limits imposed by others. (18) presents the impact of homelessness on women and children 3896 Connecting the Issues: Violence Against Women (19) includes a discussion with Maha Jarad, director of Women in Organizing Project and Women United for a better Chicago, about multiple issues through social action. (20) focuses on understanding different perspectives on violence against women as well as actions to deal with and challenge violence against women. SOME VIOLENCE

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3897 On the Streets and In the Jails: Rape and Self-Defense (21) explores how prostitution and the criminal justice system are influenced by attitudes toward gender, race and class. (22) talks about rape and self-defense, and the relationship between self-defense and martial arts, as well as the anti-violence movement 3898 New Directions (23) summarizes the main themes of the course and analyzes the relationship between social action, social change and building community 3900 A Worn Path An old, black, country woman repeatedly makes the mile plus journey to town to get medicine for her sick grandson; Plus interview with Female Author 3904 Pornography: The Double Message An analysis of the effect of pornography and violent sex in films on the youth in Toronto. Comments on the types of censorship in Sweden, and England, and the lack of it in the United States Graphic 3905 Gender Matters The role of women in India, Africa, and South America is examined, focusing on the inequalities that are endured by women in developing countries 3907 A Woman's Health This program is a documentary portrait of seven women fighting the health battles most often confronted by women in America today: cancer caused by smoking, heart disease, depression, osteoporosis, domestic violence, and breast cancer. 3913 Rape: An Act of Hate This program conscientiously destroys many of the myths that surround the act of rape. It asserts that rape is not a sexual, but rather a violent act. SOME VIOLENCE 3927 The Tale of 'O': On Being Different Insights into the impact of relative numbers on people's performance in work groups, when some people have a hard time fitting in because they are different from the majority. The consequences, pressure and stereotypes of being different are explored 3929 The Date Rape Backlash A critical examination of how media portrayal of date rape has evolved within a span of five years from portraying date rape as an epidemic to a view of date rape as feminist victim oriented propaganda. 3930 Honored By the Moon Native American lesbians and gay men talk about their lives. They speak of their unique historical and spiritual role, and of the sacredness associated with being lesbian or gay and having the power to bridge the worlds of male and female 3946 Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America A video presentation included in the agenda of the AAUW Educational Equity Roundtable held January 9, 1991, in Washington, DC; stresses promotion of self-esteem in girl students and encouragement in math and science studies 3991 Women Warriors

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2 Sociology, Anthropology

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3 Sociology, Media, Violence

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2 Native American, Sexuality

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3 Sociology, Education

1993

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3 Women's Studies, Military

What next for women in the military? Combatants or non-combatants 4007 A Veiled Revolution Looks at the struggle for women's rights in Egypt within the framework of their own Islamic traditions 4009 The Spirit of Pioneer Women Depicts the daily lives of North American pioneer women through diary and journal excerpts, historical photos, and music of the era. 4010 American Fever A 19 century woman describes preparations for her emigration from Norway to the American Midwest. Pictures of her home, articles of clothing and household goods and Norwegian songs accompany her description of the life and family she is leaving behind, the requirements for the sea voyage, and what her husband's letters tell of life in the new land 4063 Sexual Harassment: Prevention, Recognition, and Correction This video shows managers and supervisors what behavior is sexual harassment as well as explain what they are expected to do about it 4091 Adventures in the Gender Trade This documentary examines the life and work of Kate Bornstein, a San Francisco playwright and transsexual lesbian. Using Kate's play "Hidden: a gender" as a backdrop, this documentary explores the cultural dynamics of gender. 4113 America's First Women Filmmakers This film explores the lives and careers of Alice Guy-Blach and Lois Weber. 4126 Pornography: Andrea Dworkin An expos of the pornography industry and its implications for wider questions of sexuality and violence--not so much a portrait of Andrea Dworkin, as an account of the struggle she and other women are waging against what they perceive as a radical social evil 4135 Men and Women Talking Together
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5 Communication, Women's Studies

Presents two of the most popular and exciting people at the forefront of men's and women's issues, talking to each other about gender and styles. Each brings an informed perspective on how men and women approach each other and conversation itself. Robert Bly and Deborah Tannen agree that it is crucial to describe both the differences and similarities, so that men and women can respect each other, and in the process, present a model of how that is done 4140 Great Speeches - Today's Women, Vol. 1 A series of speeches by women on national concerns and issues (dated) 4163 Adrienne Rich Adrienne Rich has been a poet of great moral presence and enduring creative power, a poet whose aesthetic is linked with her political sensibilities. Ms. Rich reads from An Atlas of the Difficult World, Diving into the Wreck and The Fact of a Doorframe and talks with Michael Silverblatt. 4173 Dorthea Lange: A Visual Life Brings to life five decades of American history with photographs and insights by Dorothea Lange, revealing her passion for her work and her commitment to record the rapidly changing face of the 20th century 4273 Women Who Made Movies Although women have been making films as long as men, their contribution has been largely ignored. This documentary attempts to correct that oversight by tracing the careers of such filmmakers as Alice Guy Blache, Ida Lupino, Ruth Ann Baldwin, Leni Riefenstahl, Lois Weber, and many more. 4286 Slim Hopes: Advertising and the Obsession with Thinness Explores the manner in which women are portrayed by advertising with the focus on thinness. Discusses the impact this portrayal has on the self images of women and girls 4291 Pandora's Box: The Roles of Women in Ancient Greece Examines through art and myth from the Greek classical period the roles of women 4359 Leona's Sister Gerri

1995 1992

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3 Women's Studies, Film

1995

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4 History 3 Sociology, Abortion

Tells the story of Gerri Santoro, the real person in the police photograph of an anonymous woman collapsed on a motel room floor, dead from an illegal abortion 4382 In the Game (Stanford Women's Basketball) Behind-the-scenes story of one season with Coach Tara VanDerveer and the Stanford Women's Basketball Team as they try to live out the biggest dream in college sports -- to win a national championship. It also takes a look at the inequities in men's and women's sports and offers a serious examination of how women's college athletics have been affected by Title IX

1994

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4424 Sexual Harassment: Serious Business 11993 Four job situations are acted out, illustrating different types of sexual harassment and offering effective methods of dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace 4431 On Being Gay 1993 Syndicated columnist, author, counselor, and lecturer, Brian McNaught discusses the fallacies, the facts, and the feelings of being gay in a straight world. He encourages viewers to realize their individual potential and to replace selfhate with self-esteem, self-doubt with self- knowledge, self-consciousness with self-confidence 4451 Toni Morrison Discusses defining oneself as a writer, the visual as starting point of the novel, Black American literature, comparing spoken with written language, terraine [sic] of Black women novelists, the political in writing, and characterization and style 4453 Janice Shinebourne and Beryl Gilroi with Sushelia Nasta Two Caribbean women authors talk about their lives and their work 4454 Nadine Gordimer Discusses finding a language to describe Africa's landscapes, how to end a book, comparing the novel with the short story, writing at home versus writing in exile, motives for writing a political novel, and South African black consciousness movement 4455 Maya Angelou Maya Angelou discusses writing through the black experience, the human spirit in adversity, and prose and poetry readings 4456 Sexual Orientation Issues in the U.S.A. A discussion of sexual orientation and its existence in the US 4479 The Smell of Burning Ants Through the formative events of a boy's life, we come to understand the ways in which men can become emotionally disconnected and alienated from their feminine side. Illustrates how boys are socialized by fear, power and shame 4484 Communication and the Sexes Lecture on the role of gender in communication and how gender differences influence the ways people communication 4494 Gender Communication: An Introduction Lecture on gender, sex and sex roles, and the effects of rigid sex role identity in society 4512 Sexual Harassment: Building Awareness on Campus This video discusses what sexual harassment is and ways people can be made more aware of it in colleges and universities 4538 The Legacy of Barbara Jordan: Four Speeches Barbara Jordan was the first black woman elected to the House of Representatives from the South. She served three terms in that office, and became known for her speeches. 4549 Dreadful Memories: The Life of Sarah Ogan gunning Reminiscences by fellow musicians, friends and relatives of the events in this folk singer's life. Sarah performs some of her own songs 4689 Who's Counting: Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economies 1980

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Elected to the New Zealand parliament at the age of 22, Waring eventually became the foremost spokesperson for global feminist economics. 4756 Myths That Maim This video explores the social construction of gender identities and gender violence, tracing the stories, myths and images of our culture and showing the millennia-old patterns of dominance & subordination that lead to violence and abuse 4793 Sexism in Language: Thief, Honor, Shaper of Lies Lynn T. Lovdal explores sexism in both the syntax and semantics of language and shows how it is often unintentional or even unrecognized. She explores four key areas: "female" words that are dependent on a "male" version, words that are more positive for men than for women, words for women that carry negative sexual connotations, and "neutral" words that become inferior when applied to women 4824 Latino Voices: Artists and Community This set of educational materials traces artistic and cultural contributions to history and contemporary life in this country by people of Latin American heritage 4830 Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory History of the Women's Army Corps from World War II to the present 4890 Men Talk Sex documentary interviews twenty men, of a variety of races, ages, and backgrounds, about their sexual lives. Speaking frankly and openly, they explore a range of subjects which men are often too proud or embarrassed to discuss 4893 Women and Islam Leila Ahmed, professor of women's studies at Amherst, argues the case for revision of the widely-held views of the Islamic world about the role of women, using examples from history and the role played by women in the contemporary society. She explains the origin of the veil, and discusses the issue of marriage and women's rights within marriage 4916 Period Piece Women of various ages (8-84) and ethnicities share how they felt when their menstrual cycles first started. Old educational films are revisited in new ways to show humorous and historical views of this rite of passage. This film explores the general discomfort around the subject of menstruation and the pain girls experience as they negotiate relationships with their bodies and their culture 4927 No Man's Land: Women Frontline Journalists Profiles members of a truly rare breed -- women war correspondents. The film focuses on Janine de Giovanni, and Lyse Doucet. As they and others speak of their experiences and personal sacrifices, many common traits are revealed. Portrait of women who have staked places in a traditionally male profession 4928-31 The Question of Equality Using archival footage and interviews, this video set documents the hard-fought gains and heartbreaking losses in the struggle for gay and lesbian equality The Cinematic Jazz of Julie Dash Interview with Dash, a New York filmmaker. It includes excerpts from her films The Films of Jane Campion A series of ten short, whimsical films portraying the inner world of ordinary people. A Girl's Own Story concerns girlhood, Beatlemania, and growing up in the sixties Ladies FirstWomen in Music Videos Featuring excerpts from Homecoming Queen's got a gun / Julie Brown -- Hey, baby / Maggie Estep -- Heterosexual man / The Odds -- Independence Day / Martina McBride -- Ladies' first / Queen Latifah Sexuality in Mesoamerica: Machismo and Marianismo A study of the concept of sexuality in Mexico and Central America. Focus is on the cultural archetypes of machismo and marianismo, orientations which have defined social conduct and sexual orientation throughout Latin America

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Addresses the persecution and negation of tribal cultures in western society. Women of the Cree and Ojibwa tribes speak of their native values and beliefs, the role of women in tribal culture, and their personal struggles to keep traditional family structures and core values intact. 5080 The War Within: A Portrait of Virginia Woolf A portrait of Virginia Woolf, including a recreation of the furor around the 1910 and 1912 post-Impressionist exhibits 5081 Florence and Robin - Lesbian Parenthood This documentary follows the lives of Florence Spalding and Robin Ruotolo, a lesbian couple in San Francisco, as they make the decision to become biological parents through artificial insemination. Also meets the children of gay couples and talks to pupils in a nursery school where 1 in 6 has gay parents 5087 Lee Smith This program examines novelist Lee Smith's "upbringing and its influence on her work and explores her development as a novelist and engaging storyteller, her approach to the process of writing, and her experience and significance as a teacher and mentor of "new" writers both young and old. 5099 Wild Swans Jung Chang describes how her mother inspired her to write the book Wild swans, in which she tells the story of three Chinese women, her grandmother, her mother, and herself 5119 Mary Silleman's War Based on the memoir and letters of Mary Silliman, this film depicts the struggle during the American Revolutionary War, of Fairfield, Conn., a town deeply and bitterly divided over independence. After the kidnapping and imprisonment of her husband by the British, Mary Silliman managed to secure her husband's freedom while still handling domestic affairs and coping with the war 5120 One Fine Day Using archival stills and film footage as well as contemporary images, presents a montage set to Kay Weaver's One Fine Day, showing courageous women whose lives serve as positive examples of what women can achieve 5135 From a Secret Place Young lesbians, gays, and their families describe their own coming out experiences clearly and poignantly 5142 Other Families: Growing Up with a Gay Parent Young adult children of lesbian mothers talk about growing up in a lesbian household: how they found out that their mother was lesbian; how they felt about the secrecy; their relationship with their mother; and how they were treated by others outside the family 5146 Love Makes a Family: Gay Parents in the 90s Presents issues of co-parenting, children from previous marriages, and adoption in families with gay parents through interviews with families, as well as with a clinical psychologist and a therapist who work with gay families and their children 5147 Alice Walker Jim Hanley interviews Alice Walker, author of the novel The color purple. Her discussion touches on a variety of topics including family violence and the position of black women in America 5148 Lorraine Hansberry Traces the artistic growth and vision of the black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, largely in her own words and in her own voice. Describes the author's childhood in Chicago, student days at the University of Wisconsin, work as a journalist in Harlem, life as a housewife in Greenwich Village, and success on Broadway 5150 Into the Morning: Willa Cather's America Portrays the life, work, and times of writer Willa Cather 5151 Black Women Writers A discussion dealing with the criticism by black men that black women writers have achieved their success by focusing criticism on black males

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4 5172 Guardians of the Flutes In the mountains of New Guinea live the Sambia people, a war-like tribe whose secret rituals of initiation are aimed at making their warriors courageous and bold. This is a society where roles of men and women are sharply delineated. 5174 Women of the Yellow Earth A documentary film concerning the quality of life for rural Chinese women and their families on the remote Loess Plateau. Film gives a picture of how the state intercedes in family life, with its regulations and penalties for noncompliance 5175 Fire Eyes Explores the socio-economic, psychological and medical consequences of the ancient custom of female circumcision which is performed on more than 80 million women worldwide. In this film, several women who have experienced this "rite of passage" voice varying points of view on perpetuating the practice 5195 Woman and Man Phil Donahue examines the role of women and men in society, in the workplace, and in the marriage relationship. Describes differences in the brains of men and women, sex roles are taught from infancy by the different ways parents and society treat boys and girls, sex bias in the classroom, sex discrimination on the job, changes in attitudes toward marriage and changes in the marital relationship as a result of the move toward equality of the sexes 5198 Evelyn Williams Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, an environmental group, protests oil and gas company operations on Evelyn Williams' land. Williams also discusses her life 5205 Not Without My Veil Interviews educated, independent, Islamic women of Oman who dress in the traditional way yet are moving into new areas for women 5214 Isadora Duncan Dance Includes excerpts from choreography by Isadora Duncan, as performed by Julia Levien in the company of Anna Duncan and Irma Duncan, and staged by Andrea Mantell-Seidel. Includes a History of the Duncan dance schools 5239 Sugar and Spice Explores effect of hormones received during gestation on behavior in both of the two sexes 5240 Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better Looks at how different brain architecture can lead to differences in ability and learning patterns between the two sexes 5241 Love, Love Me Do Looks at social relations between men and women 5247 The Stories of Maxine Hone Kingston Maxine Hong Kingston, in two conversations with Bill Moyers, talks about her writing, her published works and the interaction of East Asian and American consciousness 5248 Conquering America: Bharati Mukherjee In an interview of the writer, Bharati Mukherjee, by Bill Moyers, the former discusses America's newest Asian immigrants like herself, as well as the tension, struggles, and dreams in the enculturation process 5249 The Bronte Sisters Dramatizes the lives of the Bronte sisters 5252 Theories of Gender-Role Differences From a series of lectures forming a Western Illinois University telecourse, Sociology 360, Gender roles 5256 Song of Survival The story of how a group of Australian, Dutch, and British women prisoners of the Japanese in World War II Sumatra used their love of classical music to create a choir which enabled them to survive the brutal treatment of their captors 1994 50

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5266 Born in Flames A futuristic fable of feminist turmoil still brewing ten years after a peaceful socialist revolution. With their fury growing and all peaceful options exhausted, women overcome divisions of race, class, and sexual orientation to form a guerilla movement to take over control of the media 5269 Home: Sarah Winnemucca, 1844-1891 Examines the life of Sarah Winnemucca, daughter of a Paiute chief, who lectured on the ways of her people and traveled to Washington, D.C. to appeal for protection for the Paiute Gap-toothed Women Interviews with 40 women, all of whom have a space between their two front teeth. Discussion of their beliefs, lifestyles and whether or not a space between one's teeth makes a difference You Don't Know Dick Provides honest and riveting portraits of six men who once were women. Through their commentaries and the experiences of partners, friends, and family emerges an unforgettable story of self-discovery Bell Hooks: Cultural Criticism and Transformation Bell Hooks makes a compelling argument for the transformative power of cultural criticism Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion A documentary that profiles eight young people of diverse race, ethnicity, socio-economic level, geographic locale, and sexual orientation. They share their personal experiences and outlooks on a wide range of issues, including bodyimage, gender identity, peer pressure, family, religion and their decisions about how and when to act on their own sexuality.

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5350 A Room of One's Own A call to women to declare their independence, talent and freedom to write, think, love and labor, controlling their own destinies, yet realizing necessary communion on all levels between men and women 5354 No Means No: Understanding Acquaintance Rape Offers advice about self-esteem, dating, sex, and encourages viewers to determine their own sexual boundaries by providing them with skills to say "no" to forced sexual intercourse 5355 "Friends" Raping Friends Using simulated situations of date rape in a college campus setting, suggests prevention methods and recommends treatment for the victims 5402 Hearts and Hands Takes a look at the role played by women and their textiles in such movements and events of the nineteenth century as industrialization, abolition of slavery, women's rights, the Civil War, westward expansion, temperance, and suffrage 5403 Anatomy of Desire Looks at the history of scientific research on the question of sexual orientation and how this research has affected lesbian and gay rights 5404 Birth Stories A few women talk about their own experiences of giving birth 5409 The Celluloid Closet Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist triumphs of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen 5433-38 Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice "Pride and prejudice is the story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth Bennet, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England. In a world where obtaining an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation, Elizabeth's independent manner threatens her family's future. Will her romantic sparring with the mysterious and arrogant Darcy end in misfortune--or will love's true nature prevail?"--Container 5459 Closing the Gap: Gender Communication Skills

1980

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1992

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Designed to highlight and help resolve gender-related communication problems that might occur within an organization. The focus is on how conversation styles, rather than relationships or the people themselves, can create misunderstandings and disappointments 5470 The Powder Room Documentary in which women reveal to each other the secrets of their emotional lives 5471 Mother Teresa: A Life of Devotion A portrait of Mother Teresa highlighted by interviews with those who knew her and featuring extensive footage from her long life of service 5473 Packing heat Profiles women of the emerging gunculture. Are guns part of women's empowerment? Are they necessary for women's safety? Are guns needed for self-defense? Provides interesting statistics and presents both sides of the argument. 5474 Asking Different Questions: Women and Science The stories of 5 women working their way through the male focused world of science. They break from mainstream science applying their feminism and social activism to their work. 5475 Rape: A Crime of War Documentary that exposes rape as war's hidden crime. 4 women describe their horrific experiences of forced confinement and mass rape during war. 5486 Sexual Harassment: Situations for Discussion Creates situations and explores whether they present harassment. 5513 The Speeches of Famous Women: from Suffragette to Senator Elizabeth Stanton, Eleanor Roosevelt, speakers from the 1940's Women's Conference, Betty Ford, Betty Friedan, Carol Mosley-Braun and Barbara Boxer speak on women's issues including suffrage, the ERA, the International Year of Congress and issues before Congress. 5563 Hull House: The House that Jane Built The story of Jane Adams and five friends from the beginning of Hull House, a human experiment that developed into one of the most important movements for social justice in the world, to the turn of the century. 5572 Leni Rienfenstahl The career of filmmaker Leni Rienfenstahl is explored in this film through interviews, excerpts form her films and print materials from her archive. She talks about her early career as a dancer, her relationship to leaders of the Third Reich regime, including Hitler, and her struggles to regain control of her films after WWII. 5576 Elizabeth Gurley Flynn: The Rebel Girl Explores the Life of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, a self-proclaimed revolutionist whose lifelong concern for people's economic, civil and labor rights led her to become a popular, in-demand speaker and the highest ranking woman in the Communist Party. 5626 Work and Family As members of a fictional family talk about their own lives, we movie into the factual stories of women from the past. This video deals with the struggle of women trying to have it all - work, marriage, and motherhood, detailing women as wives, mothers and workers. 5627 Sexuality and the Social Justice As members of a fictional family talk about their own lives, we movie into the factual stories of women from the past. This video is a comprehensive look at women's efforts to shape their own destinies and establish a system of justice fro not only themselves, but for all Americans. 5628 Image and Popular Culture

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1996

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3 Women's Studies

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1 Physics, Chemistry, Science Women's Studies, History, Political 5 Science, Sociology

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59

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As members of a fictional family talk about their own lives, we move into the factual stories of women from the past. This video explores the changing concepts of "ideal beauty" and how women see themselves. Women's Studies, Sociology, 5 Psychology

5629 Blind Justice: Women and the Law 4 animated, thought-provoking and humorous segments trace the evolution of law as it applies to women: basic concepts of law in Ancient Greece, the bias of courts and tribunals, a case of a villain getting away with murder, and the effect of imprisonment on young girls Cross Cultural Comparisons Two tape series of a Sociology lecture that discusses cross cultural comparisons of gender roles. The first video provides extreme examples. The second video discusses how societies are moving toward change. One Woman, One Vote This film documents the seven-year battle for women suffrage, which finally culminated in the passage of the 19th Amendment. From Elizabeth Cady Stanton's electrifying call for women's rights at Seneca Falls, to the last no-holdsbarred fight in 1920, this film illuminates the story of the fledgling alliances that grew into a sophisticated mass movement. Hope of Awakening Domestic abuse and the effect it has on women and their family. Provides startling statistics and personal stories from women who are survivors of abuse Unveiled: The Mother Daughter Relationship A candid, revealing look at mothers and daughters in the throes of planning a wedding. "Unveiled" presents a closeup portrait of three sets of mothers and daughters who "tell all" in this film. Secrets of Staying Together 20/20 report on a study that analyzes marriages to determine what marriages will stay together. The study has been able to predict divorces accurately 94% of the time For Better or Worse: Same Sex Marriage ABC News "Turning Point" segment that follows 4 homosexual couples who decide to get married and asks why they decided to do so

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3 Political Science, History

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5711

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5719 My America: Or Honk If You Love Buddha Award winning documentary in which filmmaker Renee Tajima-Pena recalls her childhood travels in the days when you could cross five state lines without ever catching a glimpse of another Asian face. The film is the result of her search for Asian America. 5725 Keeping Peace at Home: Parenting Skills That Work Discusses the problems of conflict management in the home and offers suggestions for solving different problems that may come up within the family 5730 The Southern Sex Award winning film that interviews women, ranging from single mothers to college students, who discuss whether marriage will make their lives complete. 5734 Unlawful Entry After an armed robbery attempt on their suburban home, a young couple (Kurt Russell, Madeline Stowe) do what anyone would do - they call the police. That is when they meet L.A. Policeman Pete Davis (Ray Liotta) and immediately warms up to him. He makes the couples safety his personal concern, but his friendship turns into twisted obsession as their relationship develops. 5736 My Feminism Women, including bell hooks, Gloria Steinam, Urvashi Butali, Mary Becker, and Albhe Smyth, define feminism for themselves and discuss what it means to be a feminist in our culture and others. 5744 The Abused Woman: A Survivor Therapy Approach

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Sociology, History, Anthropology, Asian 5 Studies

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1 Sociology, Psychology

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3 Women's Studies

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4 Women's Studies

1995

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Lenore Walker demonstrated the course of therapy with a middle-class, 35-year-old women who has a history of child sexual abuse and battering by her current husband. This program illustrates the effectiveness of the survivor therapy approach, which combines interventions derived from both feminist and post-traumatic stress disorder approaches. 5762 Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls In this exclusive, illustrated interview, Mary Pipher, Ph.D., discusses the challenges facing today's teenagers, especially girls, as well as the role of media and popular culture in shaping their identities. 5763 Off the Straight and Narrow: Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Television Explains the brief history of gays, lesbians and bisexuals on the small screen, while scholars explain and interpret these images for political cultural meaning. 5808 Feminist Therapy The videotape shows spontaneous and unscripted counseling sessions that employ feminist therapy. Feminist therapy is a technically eclectic approach to treatment based conceptually in feminist political analyses and feminist scholarship on the psychology of women and gender. 5852 Loves Me, Loves Me Not Told by a gallery of compelling characters touched by tragedy, this powerful story follows the cycle of violence in the marriage of Sandy and Jim Erickson. 5859 Beyond the Veil A female reporter goes undercover to find out how Iranian women feel about the government-enforced dress code and about their diminished role in Iranian society. 5875 Barbie Nation: An Unauthorized Tour The Barbie doll is not just the world's most popular toy, she's a Rorschach test, revealing attitudes about sexuality, body image, gender roles and creativity in an increasingly mass produced world. 5893 Acting Our Age: A Film About Women Growing Old Women in their 60s and 70s discuss their feelings of aging, as well as the trials and good times of growing old 5908 The Rape Drug: A New Menace This program examines the growing use of Rohypnol as a rape drug, following two cases through interviews with victims and their attorneys. Somewhat dated, narrator may be hard to understand 5911 The Familiar Face of Love A look at how we choose our mates and for what reasons. Dr. John Money talks of a "love map" - a mental blueprint of the ideal relationship we carry with us. Looks at love in other cultures as well. Outdated. 5918 Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed This is the definitive video documentary on the life and work of Martha Graham who, as a dancer, choreographer and teacher, conceived and shaped the major dance from of the 20th century. The Three Sisters

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Filmed version of the famed Actors Studio production of Anton Chekhov's "The Three Sisters." Set in Russia at the turn of the century, the play focuses on three educated, well-bred sisters whose romances and careers have turned out disastrously. The women are sensitive but paralyzed and incapable of altering the course of their lives. 5926 Body Politics This program takes a provocative look at women's efforts to change societal attitudes about the "ideal" female form. (Part of a series hosted by Susan Sarandon entitled, "Women: A True Story") 5927 You, Your Body, and Your Self Image Targeted to and performed by middle and high school students 5938 Gay and Lesbian Images on Television

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Panel discussion of the changes in images of gays and lesbians on television and the responsibilities of the media. 5:40-18:00: images from the last 30 years of television. Not the best sound. 5946 Foster Care This program provides a profile of the foster care system through the eyes of three children, their parents, social workers and the judges who handles their cases. 5950 Affirmative Action This program explores the historical roots of affirmative action and the current debate over its usefulness by looking at several different affirmative action programs today. Includes archival footage and features interviews with a wide array of academic scholars. 5955 Girls from Chaka Street In 1996, Eva experienced some of the occupational hazards of working as a prostitute in Latvia: she was driven to a forest, stripped, and gang-raped by 14 men. This video explores the flourishing sex industry in Latvia and other European nations. 5956 World of Difference Introductory video to a series on women's rights (or lack thereof) in Ethiopia, Latvia, Jamaica, Fiji and other nations. Bella Azbug hosts this video, which shows how women are excluded from basic rights and decision making, the economy, development and environment suffer. 5957 Young Wives' Tales Nibret, an 11 year old girl living in Ethiopia, is being married to a man she has never seen, in order to secure property and family ties and because she has no other choice. Even with international treaties protecting women's and children's rights, early marriage is on the rise, increasing the risk of complication from sexual intercourse and pregnancy. 5958 Caught in the Crossfire Sushila, a deaf and dumb 25-year-old, sells herself on the streets so she can provide for her elderly father. This video follows the necessity some find in prostitution in a place so deeply entrenched that women have no power to say 'no' to sexual exploitation. 5959 House on Fire The Caribbean has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world. Triggered by unemployment, drug use, it is also perpetuated by a culture that still fails to condemn violence against women, and sexual violence in particular, as a crime. 5960 The Cutting Edge This film looks at the success story of the REACH project in the Kapchorway region of Uganda, which replaces the dangerous practice of female genital mutilation with ceremonies for the exchange of cattle and gifts to welcome young girls into the adult community. 5961 Fighting Back The violation of the rights of women on all sides of the war in Bosnia is the subject of this moving film. It explores how women's groups are helping women to rebuild their lives and obtain justice for the violations that they suffered during the Bosnia conflict. 5962 On the Way This film explores the problem of adolescent sexuality among young people in Peru who lack knowledge, have no possibilities of education or employment and no status in the community. 1997 11 3 Women's Studies, Sociology, Political 3 Science 1997 10 3 Women's Studies, Sociology, Political 4 Science 1997 11 5 Women's Studies, Sociology, Political 4 Science 1998 15 4 Women's Studies, Sociology, Political 3 Science 1998 16 4 Women's Studies, Sociology, Political 3 Science 1998 15 5 Women's Studies, Sociology, Political 4 Science 1998 12 4 Women's Studies, Sociology, Political 3 Science 1998 15 4 Women's Studies, Sociology, Political 3 Science 1998 24 3 Women's Studies, Sociology, 3 Psychology

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5963 Mothers of Malappuram This film examines the changes in the attitudes of both women's groups and the Indian government towards population issues. 5964 Invisible Garments: Expensive Soles This film focuses on the impact on rural women of new large industries (including Nike) in developing cities in Indonesia. 5965 Land of Widows This film looks at the delivery of family planning and maternal health services in a country devastated by war and poverty. 5973 Angel on Death Row The story of Sister Helen Prejean (the woman played by Susan Sarandon on "Dead Man Walking") who works with inmates on death row. 5978 Fatherhood USA Offers a potent and intimate look at fatherhood in America today by exploring the daily dilemmas, pressures and joys of fatherhood. It goes beyond the popular stereotypes of "dead-beat dads" and "Mr. Moms" to explore the lives of fathers who are trying to be move involved in the lives of their children. 6001 Out for a Change Explores the homophobia found in women's sports through interviews with athletes and coaches who have experienced it. 6006 Fastfood Women Takes an inside look at the women, mostly middle-aged with children to raise, who work at four different fastfood restaurants in Kentucky. They are often the sole income source for their families, work for wages barely above the minimum wage, have trouble getting full-time hours, and are without health care and other benefits. 6007 The Fairer Sex? ABC News Prime Time Live sent out Julie and Christ, with the aid of hidden cameras and microphones, to discover whether there are daily differences in being a male versus a female in today's American society, particularly in the workplace. 6028 Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad A movie that tells the story of Harriet Tubman and her work on the Underground Railroad. 6048 An Initiation "Kut" for a Korean Shaman Story of a 2-day initiation "kut" for a 32-year-old woman considered to be a destined shaman. 6050 For My People For My People combines conversations with Margaret Walker, one of the most seminal figures of American literature, with commentary from leading scholars and reading from her poetry to make a powerful argument for the centrality of her work to 20th century literature. (Joann Gabbin - English professor from JMU - included in video) Furious Flower: Conversations with African-American Poets

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1998 369 total

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A video anthology of African American verse during the last half of the 20th century, offering intimate portraits of 26 leading poets, each reading and discussing his or her own work. Vol 1: Mari Evans (28:46-56:00), Naomi Long Madgett (56:01-75:40), Pinkie Gordon Lane (87:06-End); Vol. 2: Sonia Sanchez (56:01-75:00), Nikki Giovanni (88:18End); Vol. 3: Rita Dove (1:14-13:51, Toi Derricotte (13:52-28:43), Delores Kendrick (28:44-43:49), Sherley Anne Williams (43:50-56:13); Vol. 4: Elizabeth Alexander (1:05-5:04), The Dark Room Collective - aspiring young poets read their writings (5:05-End). 6063 In This House of Brede The story of Phillipa Talbot, a successful career woman filled with self-hatred, and her search for love in the mysterious, sequestered world of Benedictine nuns at Brede Abbey. 6078 The Belle of Amherst

1998

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4 English

1994

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4 History, English

Tony Award winner Julie Harris is in constant motion recollecting the poet's (Emily Dickinson) past from her works, her diaries and letters, and encountering the significant people in her life - friends, relatives and acquaintances. 6128 One of Us: Alcohol and Acquaintance Rape The story of Liz, a teenage who is raped after a party by a guy she though she could trust. Her life is shattered, but she must learn to deal with the rape and the harrowing side effects that go along with it. 6129 Stalkers A probing documentary that takes an in-depth look at one of America's most haunting crimes, which is also a growing phenomena. 6131 Beyond the Blue: Live as a Female Police Officer Angela Macgougall is a wife, mother, and S.W.A.T. team sniper. This program explores what it is like to balance a career in a risky, high-visibility, male-dominated occupation with marriage and motherhood. (Sound isn't great; some background static) Why Men Don't Iron Three part series that explodes long-established myths on the numan environment and biology of men and women. Part 1: Illustrates the variances between the learning patterns of boys and girls, from birth to adolescence; Part 2: Reveals how biology plays a role in men's drive to succeed more than it does for women; Part 3: Reveals that most men are neurologically primed to find household routine more difficult, and discusses studies showing that women are hormonally primed for maternal behavior. 6146 Prostitution: Sex and the Law From high-profile call girl services like New York's "Mayflower Madam" and Hollywood's Heidi Fleiss to low-level street hookers, this program examines how the sellers of sex operate in spite of the law. 6163 Nai: The Story of a !Kung Woman This film provides a broad overview of !Kung life, both past and present, and an intimate portrait of N!ai, a !Kung woman in her mid-thirties in 1978. N!ai tells her own story, and in so doing the story of change in !Kung life during the past thirty years 6164 The Abortion Pill Offers an intense, first hand look at the issues and people that have fueled that controversy surrounding RU486, and shows how a potent mix of business, politics and ethics kept this drug out of the U.S. for nearly a decade. Hedda Gabler Diana Rigg is the manipulative Hedda, who will not or cannot conform to what society considers "normal" for a woman. Tough Guise Educational video that systematically examines the relationship between images of popular culture and the social construction of masculine identities in the U.S. Girls Can! Looks at gender bias in the classrooms of elementary, middle and high school students, including the biases on standardized tests, textbooks and curriculum. Geared more to younger children. Never Give Up: Imogen Cunningham

1998

20

3 Women's Studies

1993

50

2 Women's Studies, Psychology

1999

25

2 Women's Studies

6137-9

1998

156

3 Psychology

1996

50

Political Science, Sociology, Women's 3 Studies

1980

60

3 Anthropology, Women's Studies

1997

56

4 Women's Studies

6183

1994

78

1 English

6200

1999

80

4 Sociology, Women's Studies

6205

1994

16

2 Education, Women's Studies

6208

1999

29

2 History, Women's Studies

An interview with Imogen Cunningham, a photographer with national and international acclaim in the field of photography and who has no plans to give up. She talks about her life as a photographer and as a 100-year-old woman. 6248 A Room With a View Based on the novel by E.M. Forster. Off to Florence for her horizon-broadening tour, Lucy, a perfectly proper lady is chaperoned by her even more proper Aunt Charlotte. At the merest hint of scandal - Lucy is kissed by an improper suitor - Charlotte whisks her back to the serene English countryside where she is betrothed to a supposedly suitable gentleman insufferably in love with himself. 6249 Crimes of Honor

1992

117

4 English

1999

44

4 History, Women's Studies, Sociology

Across the Islamic world, hundreds of women are shot, stabbed, strangled or burned to death each year by their male relatives, because they are thought to have dishonored their families by engaging in unacceptable relationships. This film documents the terrible reality of femicide - the killing of sisters or daughters suspected of losing their virginity, for having refused an arranged marriage, being raped or having left a husband. 6283 Annie Leibovitz: Celebrity Photographer The story of Annie Leibovitz, one of the highest paid and most uniquely talented photographers of our day. Her works, including a pregnant and nude Demi Moore and a curled up John Lennon and Yoko Ono, helped stun the imagination and constitute a wry commentary on modern times. 6285 The Story of Mothers and Daughters An honest film that explores the bond between mother and daughter, starring ordinary women as the storytellers. Individual experiences, that order themselves around the stages of life, come together to reveal the universal truth in all our lives. 6305 Eleanor Roosevelt Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt that includes interviews with family and friends and archives of her appearances and speeches. 6307 Embracing Our Sexuality: Women Talk About Sex A compelling look into the conversations of nine women who gather together for a weekend retreat to talk about sexuality. The women range in age from 21 to 71 and come from diverse racial backgrounds and sexual orientations. 6322 Diamonds in the Dark From a traditional village bordering Ukraine, to the relatively sophisticated city of Bucharest, Diamonds in the Dark tells the stories of ten Romanian women. We hear and see how they lived under Ceausescu and the old regime, and how they are confronting the new problems of the post communist era. 6323 The Mirror Lied How does a young African American woman deal with the ideals of feminine beauty imposed by white society? This film shows the struggle of the filmmaker's fifteen-year-old sister, Jantre, to accept her appearance 6327 Through the Wire This film traces the stories of the first three women imprisoned at the Female High Security Unit, an underground isolation cellblock in Lexington, KY. The women, who were self-proclaimed "political prisoners, were imprisoned there for almost two years. 6328 Out of Sight A woman who happens to be blind (Diane) is a career woman living with an older man. She was concerned at the filming of this video that people would not want to see a movie about a blind woman who is not a "good-two-shoes." 6329 Leila Leila is a woman from an affluent background who is confronted with a painful reality: at the start of her marriage, she discovers she cannot have children. Her husband, Reza, believes they can be happy without children, but Reza's mother urges Leila to convince her husband that he should take another wife. English Subtitles 6363 Welfare Reforms' New Deal When the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act was signed into law in 1996, over 60 years of social welfare safety nets were eliminated. This video explores who wins (the rich, corporations) and who loses (women, children, immigrants, victims of domestic abuse) with this act and other welfare reforms. 6406 Killing Us Softly 3 Looks at advertising's image of women and what has changed and what has stayed the same since the original "Killing Us Softly." Reveals that advertising is still telling women the same thing it told them 10 years ago: how a woman should look.

1997

51

4 Art, Photography

1997

72

Women's Studies, Sociology, 5 Psychology

2000

150

4 History, Political Science

1993

45

3 Women's Studies, Sociology

1999

60

3 History, Women's Studies

1999

27

3 Women's Studies, Sociology

1990

68

4 Women's Studies

1993

85

4 Women's Studies

1997

102

2 Women's Studies

1998

15

2 Political Science

2000

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4 Women's Studies

6410 Gangsta Girls "Crazy Girl," "Shy Girl," and "La Lista," three of the 10% of gang members who are girls, describe their experiences in gangs. 6411 Vi: Portrait of a Silent Star An Interview with Viola Dana, one of the top silent movie stars of her day, who made films for Metro Pictures, Paramount and Columbia. 6424 Hidden Faces: Women Seeking Refuge Women fleeing their countries face a great deal of difficulty in seeking refuge because they do not fit into the categories of the male-centric system, and as a result, are often denied the protection of asylum. 6425 Built by Women Women take on nontraditional jobs such as construction worker, carpenter, electrician, and mason tender, and they find pride from working with their hands. Some women drop out of the trade because of sexual harassment, however the women that do stay find strength by sticking together. 6427 The Selling of Innocents The sisters and daughters of families in India are sold into bondage as young as the age of 9. This film follows some of these girls into adulthood and reveals the hardships of their lives. 6441 The Yellow Wallpaper This short film would be a good supplement to the story The Yellow Wallpaper. 6448 Feminist Family Therapy Dr. Cheryl Rampage uses feminist theories to run an interview/therapy session with a single mom and her 6 year-old son. 6452 The Karla Faye Tucker Story Follows the transformation and trial of Karla Faye Tucker from cold-blooded killer to born again Christian. She was the first woman executed in Texas since the Civil War. 6455 Black Widow Della Sutorius, kills her husband and tries to pas it off as suicide, this depiction of her trial reveals that she is convicted of murder. 6456 Cherry v. Coudert Brothers After a Senior Associate at a law firm takes maternity leave, she returns to find she no longer has a job. Is this a case of discrimination or downsizing? 6488 The Blank Point Follows several transsexuals through different choices and experiences 6510 Beyond Killing Us Softly One, in a series of videos that discusses body image in the media. 6515 Minerva's Machine The history of women and computing reveals gender differences in response to high technology. 6527 Death Row Prostitute A prostitute confesses to the murder of 7 men. 6536 Words Like Blades This film is a brief history of the life of Emily Dickinson. It uses her poetry and a series of pictures to illustrate details of her life. 6540 It's Elementary Teachers, in Elementary and Middle schools, lead discussions that address anti-gay prejudice. 6541 Phallacies

1999

47

3 Women's Studies

1990

20

1 Film, History

1998

19

2 Political Science

1999

16

3 Sociology

1996

50

5 Sociology, Women's Studies

1978 1999

14 110

4 3

3 English 3 Psychology

1998

50

Religion, Women's Studies, Sociology, 3 History

1998

55

4 Women's Studies, History

1998

50

4 Sociology, Women's Studies, History

1991

58

Women's Studies, Sociology, 3 Psychology Women's Studies, Sociology, 5 Psychology

2000

34

1995 1998 1998

60 50 24

3 3 2

2 Sociology, History, Women's Studies 4 Sociology, Women's Studies 1 English

1997

78

Sociology, Psychology, Women's 5 Studies Sociology, Psychology, Women's 5 Studies

2000

45

This study of the peniss place in history, art, religion, and contemporary life reveals that women are not the only ones with complexes about their bodies. 6544 Game Over: Gender, Race, & Violence in Video Games Do the messages relayed by video games really influence the perceptions of children? 6572 High School Inclusion This school nurtures and encourages all students. More specifically it follows one student with disabilities and explores inclusion, social justice, heterogeneous grouping, teacher roles, innovative scheduling, and curriculum. 6599 For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide This film shows emotions and feelings of black women through situations of bonding, pregnancy, and abortion. 6603 Secret of the Wild Child This film follows Genie, a child that was in solitary confinement from when she was born to the age of thirteen. Scientists try to discover if she was mentally retarded fro birth or as a result of the confinement. 6606 Pornography: First Amendment Right or State-Sanctioned Violence Against Women? Obscenity is defined as offensive with no social or artistic value and is not protected by the Constitution. This film looks at Larry Flynt and asks questions like is porn an addiction? 6636 The Real Ellen Story The coming out of Ellen Degeneres and her television sitcom character. 6638 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Infertility, babies born with defects, and cancer are all effects of untreated sexually transmitted diseases. Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment are discussed. 6639 Viagra Since the approval of Viagra there have been many questions about its affect of sex. Has it caused a new sexual revolution? Does chemically induced sex affect human relationships? 6640 The Kitchen Goddess The sisterhood of psychics and their role as counselors in their communities. 6641 Chlamydia Explores the diagnosis, treatment, and repercussions of untreated chlamydia. 6643 Just Like Me: Talking About AIDS Touches on the physical, psychological, and social effects of being HIV positive. Relationships, birth control, and disease protection are also addressed. 6654 Emily Dickinson This documentary reveals the power of Emily Dickinsons words through the opinions of other writers and poets. 6655 Marianne Moore This documentary traces the life, times, and friendships of Marianne Moore. 6656 Elizabeth Bishop This documentary reveals the influences on Elizabeth Bishop and her influence of other poets and writers. 6657 Sylvia Plath This documentary reveals the rage, grief, and anger of Plath through her works and interviews with her mother. 6663 Sexuality and Aging Gender imbalance and the idea that romance and sexuality dont disappear with the elderly are explored. 6682 We Are Family: The Rise of the Religious Right in America The battle between government, religious groups, and feminists to define family. 6683 Prophets and Advisors Discusses human rights issues such as abortion and the pro-life view, specifically focusing on Ronald Reagan and Jerry Falwell. 2000 1999 41 32 4 4 Sociology, Psychology, Women's 4 Studies 3 Sociology

2000

78

2 Women's Studies

1994

60

5 Psychology

2000

44

5 History, Sociology

1998 2000

52 28

5 4

5 Sociology, Women's Studies 4 Sociology

1999

23

4 Sociology, Psychology

2000 1995 1999

54 22 20

3 4 4

3 History 4 Sociology, Health 4 Sociology, Health

1999

60

3 English, History

1999 1999

60 60

4 4

3 English, History 3 English, History

1999

60

3 English, History

1987 1996 1996

59 60 60

4 4 4

3 Sociology 3 Religion, History 3 Religion, History, Political Science

6684 And Who Shall Lead Them? Portrays the AIDS crisis and the reaction of anti-abortion activists during the Reagan administration. 6688 Men Who Molest, Children Who Survive Children speak out to the men who molested them about how they feel and the damage that has been done. 6694 Eating Disorders A touching film about the symptoms, history, and victims of eating disorders. 6699 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Dr. Peter Keefe, psychiatrist, discusses the history and causes of post-traumatic stress disorder and the repercussions of the trauma, especially in sexual assault victims. 6700 Postpartum Depression The affects of when women become new mothers. Moods, feelings, and the struggle for control are all shown. 6711 Suzanne Farrell The rise of Suzanne Farrell to a great ballerina. 6726 Sexual Harassment and Pornography The Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas case and the awareness it brought to sexual harassment. 6727 Beyond the Glass Ceiling Shows the challenges and choices women must face in order to get to the top of the corporate ladder. 6771 Woubi Cheri African homosexuals discuss their lives. (English subtitles) 6773 Femmes Aux Yeux Ouverts: Women with Open Eyes African women are responsible for everything in their families, however men hold all the power. This film details female circumcision, arranged marriages, the economy, politics. 6775 These Hands This film, with no narration, depicts the ordinary lives of women who mine rocks manually for long periods of time and minimal wages. 6776 Monday's girls The rite of passage for these African women involves having their breasts on display in their village. This tradition is supposed to check for purity each woman. They then go through a period of fattening. The focus is on a woman from the city, with her roots in the village, and a village woman. Celestial Empire In China family and interacting is central to daily life. This film details the differences between western culture and Chinese culture. Funny Ladies: A Portrait of Women Cartoonists Accomplishments and successes of female cartoonists are shown, as well as the support and the flow of ideas among them. Chore Wars Couples discuss the break down of house work in their households. Hermaphrodites Speak! Ten hermaphrodites come together from across the world for the first time. They talk about their experiences growing up in society. Florida v. Wuornos: Female Serial Predator Eileen Wuornos, on trial, for the killing of seven men she claimed raped her. She is referred to as the first female predatory killer. He Said, She Said

1996

60

3 Religion, History, Political Science Psychology, Sociology, Women's 5 Studies

1985

52

1999 1999

25 25

4 4

4 Sociology, WMST, Psychology 3 Psychology

1999

25

4 Psychology

1997

105

2 Women's Studies Women's Studies, Political Science, 4 Sociology, History 4 Women's Studies, Sociology 3 Sociology, History Economics, Sociology, History, 5 Women's Studies

1996 1994 1998

50 41 62

4 4 3

1993

52

1992

45

Economics, Sociology, History, 1 Women's Studies

1994

49

3 Sociology, History, Women's Studies

6798

1999

26

3 Sociology, Economy

6800

1991

46

4?

6801 6805

1995 1996

48 35

4 4

5 Sociology, Women's Studies 4 Sociology

6845

2000

60

4 History

6862

2000

55

4 Communications

Deborah Tannen discusses the differences between the communication styles of males and females. Gender, language, and communication are all addressed. 6869 The Red Kimono This silent, black and white film was made in 1925 from a womans perspective. A woman was tricked into being a prostitute goes on trial for murder. 6884 The Life and Times of Sara Baartman Sara Baartmans sexuality and racial inferiority is explored through social, political, scientific, and philosophical assumptions. 6896 A Woman's World: Women in Politics Women talking and thinking in different ways about the impacts that can be made. 6900 In Love and Danger While there are no noticeable differences between adult and teen battery there is a great difference in what it means. They both consist of manipulation and interrogation however teens tend to interpret the violence as a sign of love. 6905 Battered Hearts A moving recording of a 6 year old who calls 911. This short film uses music and images to portray family violence. 6908 A Struggle for Educational Equality African American, Mexican American, and Disabled Women look at the differing goals of the different cultures and the Anglo control over curriculum and activities. 6910 Live Nude Girls Unite! Strippers from The Lusty Lady join together and form the first union strip club in the U.S. (Graphic) 6918 Leslie Marmon Silko This documentary looks at the American Indian Renaissance and Native American Novelists. It examines her interrelationship between Native American culture and the world at large. 6921 Great Women Writers Conversations with Rita Dove, S.E. Hinton and Maya Angelou. 6938 Fury for the Sound Women have a socially constructed role as caretakers. In fact, eighty percent of environmental activists are women. Fury for Sound explores the issues and views of these women. 6955 Spouse Abuse From the United States to India, South Korea, Morocco, and Austria survivors of spousal abuse speak out. Abuse is defined and depicted. 6962 Louise Bourgeois Bourgeois, a member of the New York art world since the 1980s, discusses the sexually charged content of her work. 6966 Alice Walker and The Color People Walker reveals that some of the characters are actually people from her own childhood. 6969 Kiki Smith An interview is conducted with Smith, an artist, as well as her dealers Joe Fawbush and Thomas Jones. 6972 Beneath the Veil In the Taliban women are reduced to children, their own government forbids them to work and allows the children to go hungry. A sports ground has even been turned into execution grounds. This video is especially interesting due to the terrorist attacks of September 11. 6975 Intimate Relationships and the Sandwich Generation This film reveals the differences in households with children and those without. 6996 Attachment

2000

80

2 English, History

1998

52

4 History

2000

30

5 Political Science, Sociology Sociology, Women's Studies, 4 Psychology

1998

16

1996

12

Women's Studies, Psychology, 5 Sociology

2001

55

4 Sociology, History

2000 2000

70 45 3 3 English

1999 1997

24 52

4 4

4 English 4 Sociology

1997

56

3 Sociology, Psychology

1987

28

3 Women's Studies, Art History, History

1998

62

3 English

1998 1994

28 44

3 5

3 Art, English, History, Communications 5 History

2001 2000

29 24

4 4

3 Communications, Psychology 3 Communications, Psychology

The attachment of parents to their children and children to their parents it essential to mental health development. 7015 Women in Prison The links and stories that have lead to the dramatic growth of women in Americas prisons. 7016 Lorena Bobbitt The stories and trials of John and Lorena Bobbitt. Domestic violence is also addressed and the popularity of this story due to the mutilation of a penis. 7020 Death Row Women This film reveals women on death row and the crimes they committed to put them there. 7023 "Union Maids" This is the story of three women who were part of the rank and file movement of the 1930s and how they became militant organizers for their class. 7071 Slippery Blisses The Art of Kissing, includes the history, statistics, book kisses, movie kisses, and French kisses. 7084 Born to Bondage Women and girls in India are put to work, while the men and boys have opportunities for education. 7086 Eating Disorders Personal stories of anorexics and bulimics and what the experts and statistics say about them. 7114 Saudek - Life, Love, Death and Other Trifles This film gives some history of Germany and WWII. Saudeks photography shows some of the most provocative/nude figures in art. 7120 Jane: An Abortion Service This documentary reveals the shame and blame of women who wanted abortions and what they thought their lives would be like. It also shows how some of the men who performed the abortions were abusive on moral and ethical grounds. 7121 Born in the USA This documentary is about the history of childbirth in the U.S. It addresses the safety, power, and powerlessness related to childbirth. 7127 No Hair Day Three women undergoing treatment for breast cancer face decisions like wig or no wig, courage or weakness, smile or tears, and life or death. 7136 Domestic Violence and Childhood Trauma As a result of domestic violence and trauma, children tend to shut down. Shown are how these children act when they grow up and the feelings of their parents. 7145 Nobody Knows My Name Women pursuing careers in hip-hip, d-jaying, and break-dancing reveal how they got into their industries and how they are doing. 7146 The Double Burden: Three Generations of Working Mothers The lifestyles of a Mexican-American woman, a Polish-American woman, and an African-American woman working outside the home and raising families. 7147 The Way Home Eight ethnic councils: Indigenous, African-American, Arab, Asian, European-American, Jewish, Latina and MultiRacial discuss identity, oppression, and resistance in society. 7148 The Equal Rights Amendment

1993 1994

50 50

4 5

4 History, Sociology 5 Psychology, Sociology, History

1996 1976

50 50

4 4

3 History 3 Economics, History

2000 1999

42 40

3 4

5 Sociology, Communications 4 Economics, History, Sociology Psychology, Sociology, Women's 4 Studies 3 History

2000 1999

26 40

4 3

1996

58

4 Women's Studies, Sociology, History

2000

56

5 Women's Studies, History, Sociology

2001

60

4 Women's Studies, Sociology

2002

30

Women's Studies, Sociology, 4 Psychology

1999

58

4 Women's Studies, Psychology

1992

56

Economics, History, Sociology, 4 Women's Studies

1998

92

Economics, History, Sociology, 3 Women's Studies

1998

17

4 History

There has been a 75-year struggle to add the ERA to the Constitution. This film shows the struggle and those who have been advocates for it. 7153 Politics and Warriors: Women in the Military Women have participated in battle for centuries, whether it be women warriors or women in the military. Especially now there is a growing number of women in the military, and it is affecting their male counterparts and the military culture, some think for better and some think for worse. 7179 The Right to Choose In Ethiopia and Northern Nigeria, women are denied reproductive health care and education. They are also forced into marriage as early as age 8 for economic and family reasons. Some of these women get sick, have no emotional support and are shunned if they do not respect these traditions. 7182 All Different, All Equal There have been progression in women's rights globally. Places like India, Europe, Africa and the U.S. to allow women to be represented and become representatives. 7192 In the Name of Honor Kurdish women fight for rights in Northern Iraq. Women, the weakest members of Kurdish society are often the victims of violence. However, it seems that weddings can bring freedom and respect for some women. 7196 Educating Lucia AIDS orphans are raised by their grandmother. Lucia, a middle child, is the only one in her family of sisters who has the opportunities for education because of costs. Boys, however, are far more likely to receive an education than girls. 7210 Interviews with Artists Interviews with three installation artists at mid-career. Jeanne O'Connor and Reconstructional Reality, Susan Leibovitz and The Tree Museum, and M.Louise Stanley and Painting a Sharp Edge on the Classics are all featured. 7277 Body Image: The Quest For Perfection Six women in their 20s go to a retreat and talk about body images and media influence. 7235 Living Islam - Paradise Lies at the Feet of the Mother There are great differences between Muslim and Western women. Muslim women enjoy covering their bodies and feel pride, while they look down on western women for showing off their bodies. They also justify the way women are treated in the Muslim society. 7239 Sacrifice: The Story of Child Prostitutes in Burma Political, social, cultural and economic forces all contribute to getting Burmese women into prostitution 7240 If Women Ruled the World A dinner of 19 prominent women, including Sandra Day O'Connor, Betty Friedan, Madeline Albright, Jane Goodall, and Claudia Kennedy, was conducted to discuss the characteristics and strengths of women leaders. 7285 Gender & Communication: Male/Female Differences in Language and Nonverbal Behavior This film studies the old rules for men and women up to the rules of today. It looks at female-to-female interaction, male-to-male interaction, and male-to-female interactions. Language, kinesics and other topics are also discussed. 7303 Playing Unfair: The Media Image of the Female Athlete When women are portrayed in the media, it is through sexuality and femininity. Women are shown as wives and mothers because of the association of female athletes with homosexuality. They are also frequently shown without clothing. These medial portrayals are viewed as a backlash on female athletes. 8018 The Commissar 2001 42 5 Communications, Sociology, Women's 5 Studies 1999 57 4 Economics, History, Sociology, 4 Women's Studies

2000

24

4 Economics, History, Sociology

2000

24

4 Economics, History, Sociology

2000

24

4 Economics, History, Sociology

2000

24

4 Economics, History, Sociology

1995

33

2 History, Art History

2000

30

4 Sociology, Psychology

1993

49

3 Religion, Sociology, Women's Studies

1998

48

3 Economics, History, Sociology

2002

120

5 Economics, History, Women's Studies

2002

30

4 Sociology, Women's Studies

1997

105

4 History

This black and white feature film shows the struggle of a pregnant Red Army Commander. The pregnancy forces her to stay with a poor Jewish family until her child is born. She then faces the decision to stay with her child or rejoin her troops. (Subtitles) 8023 Dear Kitty This film is directed at 10-14-year-olds. Quotes and images are used to show a brief background of Anne Frank, the holocaust, fascism, anti-Semitism, and racism. 8025 The Diary of Anne Frank This feature film details the 2 years Anne Frank and her family, among other Jews, spent in hiding. It illustrated the frustrations, boredom, fears, struggles and love she found in her days in the attic. 8030 The Eighth Day This movie, a part of the Jewish Heritage Collection, shows the conflicts between the Greeks and the Maccabbees, and a young couple's decision of whether to circumcise their newborn son. 8046 Golda Meir: CBS News Report Golda Meir helped with the development of the State of Israel and devoted herself to the creation of a Jewish Homeland. Hugh Downs takes the viewer through parts of Golda's life. 8056 Half the Kingdom Seven Jewish women are on a quest for equality. Issues facing these women and prayers against women are discussed. In addition, there is the realization that different generations will accomplish different things, for example creating ceremonies for women. 8065 In Her Own Time: Barbara Myeroff's Final Field of Work This documentary looks at Barbara Myeroff and her study of a community of elderly Jews. 8066 Intermarriage: When Love Meets Tradition This documentary takes a look at the relationships of 5 young, interfaith couples and their struggle through love, marriage, and raising children.

1984

25

4 Education, History

1959

170

5 History

1989

23

3 Religion, History

1978

30

1989

59

5 Religion, Women's Studies, Sociology

1985 1987

60 49

3 4

3 Religion 4 Religion, Sociology

KEY: Educational Level - Scale of 1-5 (5 being most educational, 1 being least educational); Interest Level - Scale of 1-5 (5 being most interesting, 1 being least interesting)