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Beyond Beijing
A videotape by Shirini Heerah and Enrique Berrios, 1996, 42 min., Color
The 1995 United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women and the parallel Forum (NGO) that took place in Beijing assembled the largest global gatherin...

Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China
A videotape by Yue-Qing Yang, 1999, 59 min., Color
In feudal China, women, usually with bound feet, were denied educational opportunities and condemned to social isolation. But in Jian-yong county in ...

Out of Phoenix Bridge
A videotape by Li Hong, 1997, 110 min., Color
This groundbreaking work from Li Hong, China's first independent female documentarian, follows two years in the lives of four young women from the cou...

Shoot for the Contents
Co-produced by Jean-Paul Bourdier ; Directed by Trinh T. Minh-ha, 1991, 101 min., Color
Reflecting on Mao's famous saying, "Let a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend," Trinh T. Minh-ha's film - whose title refer...

Through Chinese Women's Eyes
A videotape by Mayfair Yang, 1997, 52 min., Color
"Through Chinese Women's Eyes offers an insightful journey into the transformations in the lives of Chinese women over the 20th century. In a fascina...

Visitors of the Night
A video by An van Dienderen, 1998, 34 min., Color
The failures of the ethnographic endeavor to discover "reality" are revealed in this expository and experimental film. The narrator-ethnographer emba...

Woman Being
A videotape by Wen-Jie Qin, 1997, 20 min., Color
In a critical examination of changing concepts of beauty and sexuality in modern China, Woman Being illustrates how a flood of Western pop culture is ...

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