Showing 1 - 10 of 524 titles with a criteria of Subject is Women's Studies
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
With increasing burdens on clinics, activists are combining the power of abortion pills and the internet to provide self-managed abortions in a revolutionary way
GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 35 minutes
The story of activists who opposed the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including their lives, the tactics they used, and the historical context.
Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 60 minutes
The discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot - Maria Moreno, a migrant mother who became the charismatic leader of an early movement for farmworker justice
GOOD DOCS | 2018 | 59 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
Lea Tsemel, an Israeli-Jewish lawyer who has represented Palestinian political prisoners for nearly 50 years, pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits
GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 108 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
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
The stories of three women who took refuge at the Dastak women's shelter in Pakistan, founded to help women fleeing abusive and murderous families.
Icarus Films | 2002 | 50 minutes