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RECEIVING AND GIVING: Stories of Mission in Action

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This video was created for the 1994 General Council from Spirit Connection stories about the church in overseas mission. It illustrates how we participate together in God’s mission in the world, in both a giving and a receiving role. Accompanied by a study guide and two pamphlets.

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GENTLE BUT RADICAL

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This video profiles Chung Hyun Kyung, the Korean feminist theologian, whose controversial theme presentation at the 1991 World Council of Churches assembly shocked many delegates. Her philosophies have their origins in, among other traditions, Korean Shamanism and Confucian ritual. This is a fascinating glimpse of a remarkable and vibrant woman whose theology celebrates and embraces all of life.

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ECU-DECADE

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This UCTV special made for television was shot on-location in Moscow, Canberra, Korea, Geneva and Canada. The programme looks at the many DECADE concerns, from the problems of refugee women, to battered women in N.A. society, to single parenting, etc. Both Aruna Gunandson and Beatrice Wood of the W.C.C. explain why the churches felt the DECADE was necessary. The video also features interviews with Korean theologian, Chung Hyung Kyun and Canadian Lutheran Rebecca Larson providing a look at feminist understanding of the world and theology.

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STILL KILLING US SOFTLY

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This is the updated version of a ‘Killing us Softly’, the very popular film discussing magazine ad images of women. Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., does a witty and provocative job of getting us to see those ads with new understanding of their power to distort our image of ourselves and others.

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ASHLEY AND ADAM

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Ashley and Adam is about two friends – a little girl and a little boy who discover together, through different experiences, that girls and boys can do the same things. This video helps children deal with the question of gender roles and break down stereotyping in gender roles.

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STAND TOGETHER WITH WOMEN

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This video provides an overview of the lives of women in countries around the world, and possible roles for the churches in supporting women’s struggles and celebrating women’s strengths. A number of statements are included by both men and women in support of DECADE goals.

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MISS AMY AND MISS MAY

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This videotape is the story of two early suffragettes in Jamaica–one black, one white–both middle class. Amy Bailey and May Farquharson have been friends for 60 years and are still active in their 90’s. Their unlikely friendship and the brave, unconventional and fulfilling lives these women have led, spanned the most exciting moments of Jamaica’s recent history, covering periods of some eighty years.

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CELEBRATION OF OUR ROOTS (A): METHODIST- OH, FOR A THOUSAND TONGUES

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This is the third part in a video series about the founding denominations of The United Church of Canada. The other 2 parts in the series are entitled ‘A Celebration of our Roots: Union Churches’ and ‘A Celebration of our Roots: Our Presbyterian Heritage.’ A CELEBRATION OF OUR ROOTS: METHODIST – OH FOR A THOUSAND TONGUES – Dramatizations bring to life some of the best-known and influential Methodists in this retelling of the history of the Methodist Church. The video features comments by leading church historians as well as historic photos.

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SPIRIT AND POWER

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This videotape profiles four women who are confronting and working for social action issues like peace, the environment, sex education and business ethics. .

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ECUMENICAL DECADE: CHURCHES IN SOLIDARITY WITH WOMEN IN CHURCH & SOCIETY 1988-98

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The first section (each segment is 10 min.) of this videotape provides a reflective piece on the background and the meaning of the Decade. The second segment is an interview with Dr. Lois Wilson, a president of the World Council of Churches and a member of the international monitoring group for the Decade.

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