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Casablanca Calling

by Rosa Rogers

Morocco’s first female religious leaders set out to change their country in a quiet social revolution.

Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices

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Chahinaz: What Rights for Women?

by Samia Chala and Patrice Barrat

Through her curiosity and self-discovery, Chahinaz, a 20-year-old Algerian student, begins to wonder what life is like for women in other Muslim countries and around the world.

Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

by Maro Chermayeff, Jamie Gordon, and Mikaela Beardsley

This multi-platform project is centered around a four-hour PBS primetime national and international broadcast event based on Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's widely acclaimed book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.

Independent Lens, Women and Girls Lead

Iron Ladies of Liberia

by Daniel Junge, Siatta Scott-Johnson, Henry Ansbacher, and Jonathan Stack

Go behind the scenes with Africa’s first freely elected female head of state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, of Liberia.

Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens

Mama Africa: An Evening in July

by Simon Bright, and Wellspring Media, Inc.

On the afternoon before her arranged marriage, a reluctant young bride and aging beautician in Tunisia form a bond with deep consequences for both of them.

Mama Africa: Bintou

by Simon Bright, and Wellspring Media, Inc.

Against all odds and her husband's wishes, a downtrodden housewife in Burkina Faso sets out to earn enough money to educate her daughter.

Mama Africa: Growing Up Urban

by Simon Bright, and Wellspring Media, Inc.

In three richly imagined short dramas, three of Africa's most successful women filmmakers explore the modern African city through intimate stories about motherhood, ambition, and the search for identity.

Mama Africa: Riches

by Simon Bright, and Wellspring Media, Inc.

When a teacher flees with her son from apartheid South Africa to an isolated village in Zimbabwe, she must fight as an independent woman and rejected outsider to claim her place within her new society.

Mrs. Goundo's Daughter

by Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater

One mother's fight for political asylum in the United States to protect her daughter from female genital cutting, a traditional practice in their home country of Mali.

AfroPop

Pushing the Elephant

by Beth Davenport and Elizabeth Mandel

A story of forgiveness, hope, and the joy of family life, Pushing the Elephant captures one woman’s mission for peace in her country beset by genocidal violence.

Women of the World, Global Perspectives Collection, Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens

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