The coming of age story of a lively Medieval girl who comes up with funny tricks to repulse the suiters her father brings so he can pay debts.
Female Genital Mutilation is seen through the eyes of a village girl, married & sent off to the UK where she finds an advocate & also discovers the practice is cultural, not at all advocated by Islam.
I just was privileged to see an hour-long version of this 90-minute Oscar-nominated documentary–and was highly impressed by the sisterhood of female Indian journalist upon whom it focuses. They face incredible pressure from their society–their families, the men they interview, the authorities whom they challenge. You can see the full version when Independent Lens shows …
Through the stories of 4 modern Tanzanian women the unequal struggle of women against patriarchy is explored.
The inspiring story of an orphan girl who becomes a chess prodigy, fighting against men who think a woman is an interloper.
The story of the 9to5 Movement that inspired the hit movie, that began in Boston & spread to Cleveland & beyond as female office workers struggled against great odds for equal pay, freedom from sexual harassment, respect, & other benefits.
In this filmed stage play Heidi Schreck shares her personal and family history in relationship to the use and misuse of the US Constitution from its beginnings, esp. in regard to women and gays.
A divorced mother, wanting her 14-year-old son to be a good man, asks for help from the young woman boarding in her house & a girl 2 years older than he who is in a Platonic relationship with him.
The granddaughter of a Maori chieftain in New Zealand aspires to follow her grandfather when her father moves to Europe, but Grandfather is opposed.
A female Wall Street banker pushes against the glass ceiling as she negotiates a high stakes deal with the CEO of a tech co. that will make or break her career.