Showing 1 - 10 of 535 titles with a criteria of Subject is Human Rights
Five short films from Indigenous communities across Indonesia show their response to threats to their forests posed by miners, loggers, palm oil plantations and global warming. In the sixth film a Dayak Iban community inspires hope as it offers a simple solution to the global climate crisis.
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Face to Face Media | 2008 | 37 minutes
Exposé of the horrifying results of the 1996 immigration law.
Bullfrog Films | 2001 | 55 minutes
At the Philadelphia abortion helpline, counselors field nonstop calls from women and teens who are seeking to end a pregnancy but can’t afford to, illustrating how economic stigma and cruel laws determine who has access to abortion in America.
Women Make Movies | 2020 | 13 minutes
ABSENCES, by award winning filmmaker Tatiana Huezo (The Tiniest Place), exposes the ever-intensifying phenomenon of enforced disappearance in Mexico and the ways it affects women.
Women Make Movies | 2015 | 26 minutes
As her family’s worst nightmare unfolds on screen, Lissette Orozco's Adriana’s Pact explors accounts by human rights organizations, colleagues, and the press, but....who is saying the truth? The film bridges the divide between emotion, memory, and history.
Pragda Films | 2017 | 96 minutes
Filmed by the first ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this rare and uncompromising film explores the effects of the Taliban’s repressive rule and recent U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghani women.
Women Make Movies | 2003 | 52 minutes
Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.
Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes
Syrian brothers Adel and Hadi Bakkour take to the streets of Rio de Janeiro to fight for democracy in the country where they found refuge.
Pragda Films | 2021 | 83 minutes
After Mukhtar Mai, a rural Pakistani woman, was gang-raped by order of her tribal council as punishment for her younger brother’s alleged relationship with a woman from another clan, she speaks out, fights for justice in the Pakistani courts, starts two schools for girls in her village and a crisis center for abused women.
Women Make Movies | 2008 | 58 minutes
Sheds a humanistic light on the heated abortion debate by going inside the lives of the last four doctors in America who openly provide third-trimester abortions and the reasons their patients seek them.
Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 88 minutes