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After the Rape 

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

The Alarm Rings Softly

Caribbean women use drama and reggae to fight domestic violence.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 12 minutes

All Different, All Equal

Examines progress in women's rights globally.

Bullfrog Films | 2000 | 24 minutes

All That I Am

The story of an extraordinarily courageous young woman on a path to recovery

GOOD DOCS | 2020 | 75 minutes

Battered Hearts

Domestic abuse is not always physical. Focusing on abusers as well as their victims, this documentary looks at the devastating range of physical, verbal, and emotional assaults which abusers may inflict, but also profiles successful programs which offer awareness, help and healing.

The Fanlight Collection | 2005 | 27 minutes

A Better Man

From Executive Producer Sarah Polley, A BETTER MAN follows a series of intimate conversations between a woman and her former boyfriend when she confronts him about their history of domestic abuse.

Women Make Movies | 2017 | 79 minutes

Boys Who Like Girls

A coming-of-age story set in the aftermath of the infamous Delhi gang rape and the rise of the #MeToo movement. It follows teenager Ved as he takes his first wobbly steps into adulthood under the kind guidance of Harish, a gentle man in his 50s, who has dedicated his life to abolishing toxic masculinity.

First Hand Films | 2018 | 70 minutes

Brave Miss World 

Israeli beauty queen Linor Abargil was abducted and raped in Milan, Italy two months before being crowned Miss World in 1998. Ten years later, she's ready to talk about it, and to encourage others to speak out.

Women Make Movies | 2013 | 88 minutes

Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan

The first film about the Kyrgyz tradition of bride kidnapping takes viewers inside families, to talk with kidnapped brides who have managed to escape as well as those who are making homes with their new husbands.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 51 minutes

Calling the Ghosts

CALLING THE GHOSTS is the first-person account of two women caught in a war where rape was as much an everyday weapon as bullets or bombs

Women Make Movies | 1996 | 63 minutes