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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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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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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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MAYBE WE’RE TALKING ABOUT A DIFFERENT GOD

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The story of the struggle of a Presbyterian congregation in the United States to call and keep the Reverend Jane Spahr as their minister. Jane Spahr is a self-proclaimed lesbian. Even though the nominating committee unanimously supported her, other congregations in Rochester, New York, banded together to officially bar her from taking up her position, because of her sexual orientation.

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MAYBE WE'RE TALKING ABOUT A DIFFERENT GOD

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The story of the struggle of a Presbyterian congregation in the United States to call and keep the Reverend Jane Spahr as their minister. Jane Spahr is a self-proclaimed lesbian. Even though the nominating committee unanimously supported her, other congregations in Rochester, New York, banded together to officially bar her from taking up her position, because of her sexual orientation.

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MOTHER WOVE THE MORNING

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Carol Lynn Pearson performs a powerful dramatization of sixteen women throughout history in search of God the Mother. A Paleolithic woman, an Egyptian priestess, a biblical woman, a Gnostic woman, a medieval witch, a Shaker deaconess, and others from history speak their lives and show that the human family has always longed for its Mother in Heaven. The video is accompanied by a book containing the scripts of each segment.

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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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