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Joan Chittister: Spirituality of Struggle (3 dvd set)

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Spirituality of Struggle  3 DVDs, total running time-82 minutes What is the purpose of struggle and how do we grow with it? Based on Joan Chittister’s award winning book, Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope (Eerdmans), this 3-part series is an invitation to look again at the struggles of life in order that we might remember how to recognize new life in our souls the next time our hearts turn to clay.

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Side by Side (SC: May 2002 Celebration of UCW)

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May 14: UCW: A celebration of Women in the United Church and their contributions. At the local or the national level, women in the United Church have long supported one another and their communities through the joys and sorrows of life. Whether it’s listening to a friend or raising funds for Sunday School equipment or new incubators for a local hospital, each act is an expression of their faith. This year marks 40 faithful years for the UCW.

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Oldest Oppression

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OLDEST OPPRESSION (THE) (DVD) – A 45 minute version of a student-created drama that gives a voice and a face to victims of human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation. The Oldest Oppression was filmed by Jeremy Williamson of Red Sky Films and produced by the Sisters of the Holy Names Justice and Peace Network, Manitoba. (2008) (45 mins)

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My Dead Husband’s Land

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MY DEAD HUSBAND’S LAND (DVD) – A story of courage and persistence, My Dead Husband’s Land tells how women in Zorongo, Kenya, have changed the cultural power that prevented them from inheriting their deceased husbands’ land. (2007) (32 mins)

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Killer’s Paradise

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KILLER’S PARADISE – KILLER’S PARADISE: Where It’s the Fashion to Kill Women, But Finding Their Killers is Not Since 1999, more than two thousand women have been murdered in Guatemala, with the numbers escalating every year. Yet, lawmakers and government officials continue to turn a blind eye. Powerful and uncompromising, Killer’s Paradise uncovers one of the most emotionally-wrenching hidden human rights abuses taking place, while exposing the impunity allowed by an inept judicial system. With its history of almost four decades of civil war, Guatemala is a...

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Finding Dawn

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FINDING DAWN 73 mins DVD 2006Dawn Crey is just one of the estimated 500 Aboriginal women who have gone missing or been murdered in Canada over the past thirty years. This is a compelling documentary that puts a human face to this national tragedy. This is an epic journey into the dark heart of Native women’s experience in Canada. From Vancouver’s skid row, where more than 60 women are missing, we travel to the ‘Highway of Tears’ in northern British Columbia, and onward to Saskatoon, where the murders of Native women remain unresolved. Along the road to honour those...

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Mothers Courage, Thriving Survivors

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MOTHERS COURAGE, THRIVING SURVIVORS (DVD) – A documentary about women of Rwanda following the genocide of 1994. A story of determination, resilience and generosity. (2005) (52 mins)

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Women in the Bible: Three (DVD)

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Fran Hare continues her engaging storytelling in this third in a series of videos, Women in the Bible. On this video, Story One tells the stories of the women who were a part of the life and household of David, as recorded in the Biblical books of Samuel and Kings. Story Two highlights the stories of the women who accomanied and provided for Jesus during his earthly ministry.

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Women in the Bible: Two (DVD)

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This second in a series, Women in the Bible, features three stories of women from the New Testament. The storyteller is Fran Hare, of St. Stephen’s College in Edmonton, making a presentation before an audience in Toronto in the fall of 1995. The stories that Fran tells are of JAIRUS’ DAUGHTER AND THE BLEEDING WOMAN (found in Matthew, Mark and Luke); HERODIAS AND SALOME (from Mark and Matthew); and LYDIA AND THE UNNAMED SLAVE FROM PHILIPPI (found in Acts).

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Muffins For Granny (DVD)

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Muffins for Granny is a remarkably layered, emotionally complex story of personal and cultural survival. Nadia tells the story of her own grandmother by combining precious home movie fragments with the stories of seven elders dramatically affected by their experiences in residential school. Nadia uses animation with a painterly visual approach to move the audience between the darkness of memory and the reality that these charismatic survivors live in today. Muffins for Granny won honorable mention at the 7th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. The jury felt the film...

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