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New! I Wasn't Always Dressed Like This
Item# 56476
© 2013
 31 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81609-033-4

The veil is an object that tends to instigate profound and diverse feelings. Its practice and meaning have been greatly abused throughout history. Within the context of the West the question one might... (more details)

Syrian Diaries: Women of the Uprising
Item# 54335
© 2013
 26 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81608-982-6

Over a period of seven months in 2012, a group of Syrian women created video diaries to let the world know what living under Bashar al-Assad’s rule is like. In this documentary, the six tell how revol... (more details)

Alyaa: The Naked Revolutionary
Item# 53763
© 2013
 52 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81608-934-5

Twenty-year-old Alyaa Elmahdy is undaunted by the death threats she receives from her fellow Egyptians. “I don’t care about your rules,” she tells Islamists. The furor began when Alyaa posed nude on h... (more details)

Unbreakable: One Girl Changing the World-The Story of Malala
Item# 56121
© 2013
 39 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81608-916-1

"They cannot stop me. I will get my education," declares Malala Yousafzai in this riveting ABC News interview, filmed in the wake of the young activist's 2013 trip to the United States. Her resolutene... (more details)

More Than Half the Sky: China on China
Item# 53093
© 2012
 29 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81608-810-2

Mao's aphorism about the strength and ability of women may have helped to do away with foot-binding, child marriage, and other archaic traditions, but in 21st-century China gender equality is as illus... (more details)

Divine Women
Item# 52453
© 2012
 150 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-61753-284-9

The status of women in religion is a contentious subject, from the furor in the Anglican Church over female bishops to heated debate about the role of women in Islam. But it hasn’t always been this wa... (more details)

Handmaids of the Gods: Divine Women
Item# 52455
© 2012
 50 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-61753-286-3

In this program, Bettany Hughes explores the lost era of the priestess as she explains the primacy of women in classical religion and in early Christianity. Visiting the Acropolis and other key sites,... (more details)

War of the Words: Divine Women
Item# 52456
© 2012
 50 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-61753-287-0

Was the period known as the Dark Ages in fact a golden age for women in religion? In this program, Bettany Hughes profiles some powerful medieval women and shows how religion, and the written word, wa... (more details)

When God Was a Girl: Divine Women
Item# 52454
© 2012
 50 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-61753-285-6

Travelling across the Mediterranean and Near East to some of the world’s oldest sacred places, in this program Bettany Hughes finds evidence that women were part of the very birth of organized religio... (more details)

Afghanistan: Girl Power!
Item# 49269
© 2012
 27 Min.

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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-62290-633-8

“I think when you are born a woman in Afghanistan,” says Kabul native Noorjahan Akbar, “you are taught every day to hate yourself.” But, as this film illustrates, Akbar is in no danger of falling into... (more details)

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