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CALL # Videotape no.3894.
TITLE Abortion and reproductive issues. Religion [videorecording] /
Board of Governors Universities in cooperation with Governors
State University ; a production of Communications Services.
NOTE Program 13 explains how the struggle for women's control of
reproduction is related to other struggles for social justice.
Program 14 explores the role of religion in women's lives.
SUBJECT Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
SUBJECT Abortion -- United States -- Social aspects.
SUBJECT Women -- United States -- Religious life.
PUBLISHER Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, 1995.
NOTE In this program, internationally-acclaimed psychologist and
expert witness, Lenore Walker demonstrates the course of
therapy with a middle-class, 35 year old woman who has a
history of childhood sexual abuse and battering by her current
husband. Illustrates the effectiveness of the survivor therapy
approach, which combines interventions derived from both
feminist and post-traumatic stress disorder approaches.
SUBJECT Feminist therapy.
SUBJECT Abused women.
SUBJECT Women -- Psychology.
CALL # Videotape no.5893.
TITLE Acting our age [videorecording]/ A Michal Aviad production ;
directed and produced by Michal Aviad.
PUBLISHER [New York, NY : distributed by Women Make Movies], c1987.
NOTE The film offers empowering insights about women and aging.
Personal portraits of six ordinary women in their 60's and 70's
who share their lives in candid interviews. Includes
discussions of sexuality, being alone, financial difficulties,
and dealing with death.
SUBJECT Aged women -- Psychology.
SUBJECT Aging -- Psychological aspects.
CALL # Videotape no.7627.
TITLE Ada Byron Lovelace [videorecording] : to dream tomorrow /
directed & produced by John Fuegi & Jo Francis ; written by
John Fuegi, Jo Francis, Charlotte Arnholtz ; produced in
association with SBS-TV, Australia ... [et al.]
PUBLISHER [Adelphi, Md.] : Flare Productions, c2003.
NOTE A documentary about Ada Byron Lovelace, focusing on her
contributions to computers and computing. Lovelace, the
daughter of George Gordon Byron, was a mathematician and an
associate of Charles Babbage.
SUBJECT Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852.
SUBJECT Women mathematicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
SUBJECT Calculators -- History.
SUBJECT Computers and women -- History.
PUBLISHER Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1993,
NOTE Producer/director, Lyombe Eko ; editor, Peter Karanja.
comments on life, particularly the contradictory attitudes of
African society towards women.
SUBJECT Orchardson-Mazrui, Elizabeth.
SUBJECT Art -- Africa.
SUBJECT Women artists -- Africa.
SUBJECT Africa -- Social life and customs.
CALL # Videotape no.5858.
TITLE Africa : Tunisia, Libya, Egypt [videorecording] / conceived by
PUBLISHER Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1996.
NOTE Women's issues, health, and population growth are featured in
SUBJECT Women -- Tunisia.
SUBJECT Environmental health -- Libya.
SUBJECT Population -- Egypt.
CALL # Videotape no.7952.
TITLE Against my will [videorecording] / direction and production,
PUBLISHER Brooklyn, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, c2002.
NOTE Investigates violence against women in Pakistan, where concepts
of family honor and the status of women as property perpetuate
the practice of "honor killing", the murder of women by male
relatives for behavior deemed socially or morally unacceptable.
One of the women interviewed at the Dastak women's shelter in
Lahore, Kubra, is murdered three weeks after she returns to her
SUBJECT Women -- Crimes against -- Pakistan -- Lahore.
SUBJECT Women -- Social conditions -- Pakistan -- Lahore.
SUBJECT Women's rights -- Pakistan -- Lahore.
SUBJECT Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. (Islamic law) -- Pakistan --
SUBJECT Documentary films -- Pakistan -- Lahore.
CALL # Videotape no.2954.
TITLE Alice Walker [videorecording] : a conversation with Alice
Walker / RTSI-Swiss Television, producer.
PUBLISHER San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1992.
NOTE Alice Walker discusses her life, contemporary America, the
"womanist" perspective, and reads from her poetry.
SUBJECT Walker, Alice, 1944- -- Interviews.
SUBJECT Walker, Alice, 1944-
SUBJECT African American women authors.
CALL # Videotape no.5147.
TITLE Alice Walker [videorecording] : a portrait in the first person /
a ScreenTime Norflicks-Jillian production in association with
Citytv ... [et al.] ; produced by Jim Hanley, Daivd Lee.
PUBLISHER Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, c1994.
NOTE 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.
SUBJECT African American women authors -- Interviews.
SUBJECT African American authors -- Interviews.
CALL # Videotape no.6966.
TITLE Alice Walker and The Color Purple [videorecording] / BBC;
PUBLISHER Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1998.
NOTE A masterfully filmed interview in which the author's comments and
recitations are juxtaposed with dramatic interpretations of her
novel and clips from the film adaptation. Director Steven
Spielberg is also interviewed.
SUBJECT Walker, Alice, 1944- Color purple.
SUBJECT Walker, Alice, 1944- -- Criticism and interpretation.
SUBJECT Spielberg, Steven, 1947- -- Interviews.
SUBJECT African American women authors -- 20th century.
SUBJECT American literature -- African American authors.
SUBJECT African American poets -- 20th century -- Interviews.
SUBJECT Color purple (Motion picture)
CALL # Videotape no.7182.
TITLE All different, all equal [videorecording] / TVE International ;
BBC Worldwide ; produced and co-ordinated by Di Tatham.
PUBLISHER Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, c2000.
NOTE Part 11 of a series on how the globalized world economy affects
ordinary people. Looks at progress in achieving greater
equality for women -- five years after the Beijing Conference
on Women where government delegations pledged themselves to
tackle increasing violence against women. Examines gains in
women's rights globally with visits to Northern Ireland,
Nigeria, Fiji, New Zealand, Brazil and other nations focusing
on crimes against women and achievements by women towards
SUBJECT World Conference on Women (4th : 1995 : Beijing, China)
SUBJECT Globalization -- Social aspects.
SUBJECT Globalization -- Economic aspects.
SUBJECT Women's rights.
SUBJECT Women -- Social conditions.
SUBJECT Women -- Crimes against.
SUBJECT Sex discrimination against women.
SUBJECT Women political activists -- Interviews.
SUBJECT Women political activists -- Northern Ireland.
SUBJECT Women political activists -- Nigeria.
SUBJECT Women judges -- Fiji.
SUBJECT Women motion picture producers and directors -- New Zealand.
SUBJECT Women -- Brazil -- Economic conditions.
SUBJECT Poor -- Brazil -- Social conditions.
SUBJECT Teenage pregnancy.
PUBLISHER Monmouth Junction, NJ : Cambridge Educational, c2003.
NOTE "Explores each amendment, its orgins, its real-world
applications, its history of interpretation in the nation's
courts, and its implications for the future. Combining computer
graphics, original live-action video, historical artwork, and
archival footage with narration and interviews..."--Container.
SUBJECT United States. Congress. Senate. -- Election.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 1st-10th Amendments.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 11th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 12th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 13th-15th Amendments.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 16th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 17th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 18th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 19th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 20th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 21st Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 22nd Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 23rd Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 24th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 25th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 26th Amendment.
SUBJECT United States. Constitution. 27th Amendment.
SUBJECT Constitutional amendments -- United States.
SUBJECT Civil rights -- United States.
SUBJECT Suffrage -- United States.
SUBJECT Women -- Suffrage -- United States.
SUBJECT Presidents -- United States -- Election.
SUBJECT Prohibition -- United States.
SUBJECT Liquor laws -- United States.
SUBJECT Presidents -- Succession -- United States.
SUBJECT Constitutional law -- United States.
SUBJECT Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States.
SUBJECT Searches and seizures -- United States.
SUBJECT Income tax -- Law and legislation -- United States.
SUBJECT United States -- Constitution -- Amendments.
CALL # Videotape no.4010.
TITLE America fever [videorecording]
PUBLISHER Madison, WI : Her Own Words, c1994.
NOTE A nineteenth 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.
SUBJECT Norway -- Emigration and immigration.
SUBJECT Middle West -- Emigration and immigration.
SUBJECT Women immigrants -- Middle West.
SUBJECT Norwegians -- Middle West.
PUBLISHER [Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress, c1993.
NOTE Alice Guy-Blache was probably the first person (of either sex) to
direct a narrative film. Her first film as she remembered it as
an 1896 minute-long tale called la Fee aux Choux (The cabbage
fairy) ; Lois Weber made films that looked deeply into society
and behavior. For a time in the mid-1910s, she was both the
most distinctive of auteurs and the highest salaried director
SUBJECT Feature films.
SUBJECT Silent films.
SUBJECT Guy, Alice, 1873-1968.
SUBJECT Weber, Lois, 1883-1939.
SUBJECT Motion picture producers and directors -- Biography.
TITLE An American love story [videorecording] / a Zohe Film
Production ; presented by American Playhouse in association
with the Independent Television Service ; producer, director,
Jennifer Fox ; co-producer, Jennifer Fleming ; co-producer,
PUBLISHER [New York, NY] : New Video Group, c1999.
NOTE A documentary condensed from 1000 hours of filming Karen Wilson,
a white woman, Bill Sims, a black man, and their two daughters.
We see daughter Cicily's entrance to college, semester in
Nigeria, and job search; daughter Chaney's first date; Karen
Wilson's solitary visit to her mother and ill health; Bill
Simms' visit to his past life and career struggles; Karen and
Bill's deciding to attend her high school reunion (25 years
after their first meeting) to face people who have ostracized
them in the past.
SUBJECT Interracial marriage -- United States.
SUBJECT Married people -- United States -- Interviews.
SUBJECT Racially mixed children -- United States -- Interviews.
PUBLISHER New York, NY : Women Make Movies, 1993.
NOTE Prominent black women comment on the history and experiences of
the Afro-American slave woman in white European society.
Includes interviews with Caron Wheeler (singer), Buchi Emecheta
(novelist), Stella Dadzie (writer) along with many others.
SUBJECT Women, Black -- Interviews.
SUBJECT Women, Black -- Europe -- History.
SUBJECT Stereotype (Psychology)
CALL # Videotape no.1900.
TITLE Annie Keeney [videorecording] / series created by Midge
MacKenzie, Verity Lambert, Georgia Brown ; a BBC TV Production
in association with Warner Bros. Television ; presented by
PUBLISHER Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, c1988.
NOTE Tells the story of militant suffragette Annie Keeney and her
fight for women's equality and power in Great Britain.
SUBJECT Keeney, Annie.
SUBJECT Suffragists -- Great Britain.
SUBJECT Women -- Suffrage -- Great Britain.
CALL # Videotape no.6283.
TITLE Annie Leibovitz [videorecording] : celebrity photographer / a
Middlemarch film for London Weekend Television in association
with RM Arts ; edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg.
PUBLISHER Chicago, IL : Home Vision Arts, 1997, c1993.
NOTE Originally produced by London Weekend Television and broadcast on
The South Bank Show in 1993.
SUBJECT Leibovitz, Annie, 1949-
SUBJECT Women photographers.
SUBJECT Portrait photography.
SUBJECT Photography -- Biography.
CALL # Videotape no.2324.
TITLE Are you going to the ball? [videorecording] Tomorrow is a holiday
/ Citizen Exchange Council (New York) with the assistance of
PUBLISHER Oakland, CA : Video Project, 1987.
NOTE Are you going to the ball?: An unprecedented look at the Soviet
Union's women's gymnastic team. Olga Korbut is featured. (28
min.) 1987.--Tomorrow is a holiday: Women workers stuff live
chickens into metal containers. There is not much difference
between the executioners and the victims. (18 min.) 1987.
SUBJECT Gymnastics for women -- Soviet Union.
SUBJECT Documentary films -- Soviet Union.
SUBJECT Soviet Union -- Social conditions.
CALL # Videotape no.2514.
TITLE As I remember it [videorecording] / a portrait of Dorothy West /
produced by Mekuria Productions in association with WGBH.
PUBLISHER New York : Women Make Movies, 1992, c1991.
NOTE From the perspective of her 83 years, the still-active African-
American writer Dorothy West relates her memories of growing up
black, privileged and enthralled by literature.
SUBJECT West, Dorothy.
SUBJECT Authors, American -- Biography.
SUBJECT African Americans -- History.
SUBJECT Race relations -- United States.
SUBJECT United States -- History.
PUBLISHER New York : Filmaker's Library, c1982.
NOTE Examines the matrilineal and polygamous Ashanti society of Ghana
through interviews with women who exercise complete authority
in the wholesale produce market. The interviewees reveal the
advantages and tribulations of their relationships, the
practical problems they confront and the various solutions they
SUBJECT Women, Ashanti -- Ghana -- Kumasi.
SUBJECT Ashanti (African people) -- Economic conditions.
SUBJECT Ashanti (African people) -- Social life and customs.
SUBJECT Ghana -- Social life and customs.
CALL # Videotape no.5474.
TITLE Asking different questions [videorecording] : women and science /
Artemis Films production in co-production Studio D of the
Basen, Erna Buffie.
PUBLISHER New York, NY : National Film Board of Canada, 1996.
NOTE Features five women scientists who have re-examined the very
foundations of modern science in an attempt to ask questions to
develop a better science and technology.
SUBJECT Franklin, Ursula M., 1921-
SUBJECT Women in science.
SUBJECT Women in technology.
SUBJECT Science -- Social aspects.
CALL # Videotape no.7180.
TITLE At the end of a gun [videorecording] : women and war / TVE
International ; BBC Worldwide ; produced and directed by Emily
NOTE Part 9 of a series on how the globalized world economy affects
ordinary people. Druki's family fell victim to the bloody civil
war between the Tamil Tigers and Sri Lankan government forces
that has been tearing the island of Sri Lanka apart for the
last 17 years. This program reports from Sri Lanka on the
suffering of thousands of women -- widowed, displaced,
detained, separated from husbands, children and other loved
ones -- as a result of the war.
SUBJECT Women and war -- Sri Lanka.
SUBJECT Women -- Sri Lanka -- Social conditions.
SUBJECT Children -- Sri Lanka -- Social conditions.
SUBJECT Family -- Sri Lanka.
SUBJECT Women refugees -- Sri Lanka.
SUBJECT Widows -- Mental health.
SUBJECT Bereavement -- Psychological aspects.
SUBJECT Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people) -- Social conditions.
SUBJECT Sri Lanka -- Ethnic relations.
SUBJECT Sri Lanka -- Politics and government -- 1978-
CALL # Videotape no.5875.
TITLE Barbie nation [videorecording] : an unauthorized tour /
[presented by El Rio Productions LLC] ; directed and produced
by Susan Stern.
PUBLISHER [New York] : New Day Films, c1998.
NOTE "Journeying from Barbie conventions to anti-Barbie
demonstrations, from girls' play dates to Barbie web pages,
Barbie Nation plumbs the cult of the Barbie doll, telling the
Barbie stories of diverse men, women and children"
SUBJECT Barbie dolls -- Social aspects.
SUBJECT Documentary films.
PUBLISHER New York : Multivision, 
NOTE Reports on current conditions in Afghanistan. Focuses on the
harsh version of Islamic law that has been imposed on
Afghanistan by the Taliban, which controls most of the country.
Looks at public executions, allegations of human rights
violations like massacres and torture, and the extremely poor
conditions of women under the regime.
SUBJECT Afghanistan -- Social conditions.
SUBJECT Women -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions.
SUBJECT Islamic fundamentalism -- Afghanistan.
SUBJECT Documentary television programs.
SUBJECT Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
SUBJECT Documentary television programs.
CALL # Videotape no.3704.
TITLE The Best campaign commercials [videorecording] : year of the
PUBLISHER Washington, D.C. : Aristotle Industries, c1993.
NOTE Documentary of the best American campaign commercials for women
in 1992. Includes 30 second segments on women candidates for
Federal, State, and local elections. The last two are for men
promoting women's causes.
SUBJECT Political campaigns -- United States.
SUBJECT Advertising, Political -- United States.
SUBJECT Television in politics -- United States.
CALL # Videotape no.6510.
TITLE Beyond killing us softly [videorecording] : the impact of media
images on women and girls / produced and directed by Margaret
Lazarus [and] Renner Wunderlich.
PUBLISHER Cambridge, Mass. : Cambridge Documentary Films, 2000.
NOTE A documentary about the fight against the toxic and degrading
messages to women and girls that dominate the media. The film
presents the leading authorities in the fields of psychology of
women and girls, eating disorders, gender studies, violence
against women, and media literacy -- and focuses their ideas on
practical solutions and the best tactics for reclaiming our
SUBJECT Women in advertising.
SUBJECT Advertising -- Psychological aspects.
SUBJECT Advertising -- Women.
SUBJECT Body image in women.
SUBJECT Body image in adolescence.
SUBJECT Women -- Psychology.
SUBJECT Girls -- Psychology.
SUBJECT Teenage girls -- Psychology.
SUBJECT Beauty, Personal -- Psychological aspects.
SUBJECT Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
SUBJECT Sex in advertising.
SUBJECT Sex in mass media.
SUBJECT Eating disorders -- Etiology.
SUBJECT Women -- Crimes against.
SUBJECT Women in mass media.