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Now featuring 2012 Releases, WMM's timely Special Collections cover a wide range of issues and bring depth and unique content to your library. Buy 5 or more films from a single collection for just $99 each* (mention code SW).
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AFRICA IS A WOMAN'S NAME
AFRICAN-AMERICAN: Celebrate the Lives of African-American Women
ASIAN & ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES
BODY IMAGE
CINEMA: Women Behind the Lens
EDUCATION: Equity in Education
ENVIRONMENTAL: Women Going Green
EXTRAORDINARY AMERICAN WOMEN, ORDINARY LIVES
GENDER: Transcending Gender
GLOBAL CHANGEMAKERS! International Women Making a Difference
HEALTH AND POLITICS
HUMAN RIGHTS: International Collection
IMMIGRATION: A Place Called Home
ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT: New Perspectives
JEWISH IDENTITY
LABOR: Globalization, Labor and Women's Lives
LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN: Breaking Borders
LATINAS IN AMERICA: Exploring the Latina Experience
LEADERSHIP & POLITICS: Run Women Run
LITERATURE: Women of Words
MUSLIM: The Changing Face of Muslim Women
MUSLIMS IN AMERICA
THE NEXT GENERATION: Young Women & Girls
SOUTH ASIA: Women of South Asia Speak Out
THROUGH NATIVE EYES
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN:Ending the Silence
WOMEN & GENOCIDE
WOMEN & WAR
WOMEN BEHIND BARS: Voices from the Inside

 

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AFRICA IS A WOMAN'S NAME
Exploring issues as varied as women in leadership to rape as a weapon of war and the movement to end traditional female genital mutilation, the African Studies Collection includes new releases AFRICA RISING and MRS. GOUNDO'S DAUGHTER as well as popular film IRON LADIES OF LIBERIA and Sundance Special Jury Prize in Documentary winner THE GREATEST SILENCE: RAPE IN THE CONGO, plus a diverse collection of films from Benin, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mali and other African countries.

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN: Celebrate the Lives of African-American Women
Including the essential civil rights films CHISOLM '72 - UNBOUGHT AND UNBOSSED and STANDING ON MY SISTERS' SHOULDERS, the acclaimed documentary LOVE & DIANE and biographies on the inimitable Audre Lorde and Beah Richards, the African American Collection celebrates the lives of African American women and the contributions they have made to their families, their communities and society.

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ASIAN & ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES
These exciting titles from WMM range from witty explorations of identity to exquisite short dramas, presenting a range of films that tackle multiple issues facing Asian and Asian-American communities today.

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BODY IMAGE
Youth today are surrounded by images of the "ideal body" and media consumption is a great factor in how they form these perceptions of other girls, women and themselves. This collection of films explores the topics of how women view their own bodies. From investigation pro-anorexia websites in ARRESTING ANA to analyzing the media’s role in girls' perceptions of themselves in SEXY INC. and GIRL POWER to discussing the fat activist movement in THE FAT BODY (IN)VISIBLE, this collection provides a well-rounded set of films on the subject of Body Image.

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CINEMA: Women Behind the Lens
As directors, producers, actors, and screenwriters, women have utilized the power of film to create and transform their stories and images. From sexual politics as a cinematic subject in SUFFRAGETTES IN THE SILENT CINEMA and as a cinematographic choice in FILMING DESIRE to interviews with women directors around the globe in SHOOTING WOMEN and SISTERS OF THE SCREEN, this collection presents a look at women’s crucial contributions to cinema’s history and global reach.

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EDUCATION: Equity in Education
The films in this essential collection inspire social change in education. Learn about the role and impact of Title IX with new release PATSY MINK, examine gender disparities in math and science, and follow the personal story of an insightful high-school student whose life has been shaped by busing and school integration in FAR FROM HOME.

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ENVIRONMENTAL: Women Going Green
Whether they are suffering exposure to toxic chemicals or struggling to hold on to ancient, time-honored farming techniques, women are often the hardest hit by harmful environmental practices – and they are just as often at the forefront of fighting for change. WMM’s Going Green: Women and the Environment collection gathers together hard-hitting films that investigate issues of environmental destruction as well as celebrate the powerful women who are fighting back. Includes new releases MY TOXIC BABY and TOXIC TRESPASSES as well as RACHEL'S DAUGHTERS from Oscar and Emmy Award winning filmmakers Allie Light and Irving Saraf.

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EXTRAORDINARY AMERICAN WOMEN, ORDINARY LIVES
This collection of films represents women around America who make a difference everyday through education, activism, their occupations, and more. APACHE 8 shares the experiences of Apache women who fight forest fires all over the US. MOUNTAINS THAT TAKE WING explores conversations between Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama, two activists brought together through their passion for civil rights. ANTONIA PANTOJA: ˇPRESENTE! tells the story of the remarkable Puerto Rican educator and activist who inspired generations of youth through her work in the '60s and '70s.

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GENDER: Transcending Gender
From a transcontinental love affair in a digital age in SEARCHING 4 SANDEEP, to the sensitive male to female transition portrait in Gemini Award-winning GIRL INSIDE, or the remarkable portrayal of Japanese women who live their lives as men in Kim Longinotto’s SHINJUKU BOYS, this extraordinary collection of films offers unique, insightful, and important titles for anyone seeking to better understand gender issues today. Also includes the powerful BOY I AM, THE LOST TRIBE, and more.

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GLOBAL CHANGEMAKERS! International Women Making a Difference
Celebrating vibrant women from around the world, who are at the forefront of creating change in their communities, speaking truth to those in power, and shaping our common future.

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HEALTH AND POLITICS
Today, when we talk about health, we're also talking about politics. These films explore important topics including environmental health, childbirth, abortion rights and body image.

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HUMAN RIGHTS: International Collection
Featuring Sundance Special Jury Prize-winner THE GREATEST SILENCE: RAPE IN THE CONGO, the International Human Rights Collection fearlessly tackles crucial human rights issues from sex-trafficking in Bosnia to prisoner abuse in Israel. Screened in over 25 countries around the world, these vital works have garnered awards at the most prestigious film festivals worldwide.

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IMMIGRATION: A Place Called Home
This extraordinary collection features titles that celebrate the lives and achievements of immigrants in the U.S. and explore ongoing struggles of immigrants today. Includes new release MRS GOUNDO'S DAUGHTER and the acclaimed ADIO KERIDA

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ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT: New Perspectives
How do people on both sides of the conflict cope while living in the middle of a war-torn zone? How can one avoid being consumed by hate and anger? Is it possible to end the brutal cycle of victim and victimizer? Lending insight into the everyday life, struggles, and decisions made by women who live in the region, this collection afford us, with honesty and humanity, new insight from all sides. Includes RACHEL, special set MY ISRAEL-REVISITING THE TRILOGY, SALATA BALADI (AN EGYPTIAN SALAD) the celebratory look at diversity in the Middle East, WOMEN IN STRUGGLE about female Palestinian ex-detainees, and many others.

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JEWISH IDENTITY
Following in the footsteps of Biblical heroines like Sarah, Esther and Naomi, these films profile Jewish women who became leaders, often in situations that called for extreme bravery under challenging circumstances.

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LABOR: Globalization, Labor and Women's Lives
What drives the global economy? This diverse collection uncovers the connections between the experiences of women on a local level to broader economic patterns worldwide. From sex work to sustainable wages, these films tackle some of today’s most relevant issues and highlight the ways women are mobilizing to make changes in their lives.

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LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN: Breaking Borders
From immigration to civil wars to politics, women in Latin and Central America are continuing to fight not only for gender equality but often for the survival of themselves and their families.

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LATINAS IN AMERICA: Exploring the Latina Experience
Exploring critical social, political and historical issues that affect Latina women in America today, this collection includes the classic Latina studies film CHICANA.

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LEADERSHIP & POLITICS: Run Women Run
How are women making a difference in governments around the world? Run Women Run: Women in Leadership & Politics presents global perspectives on women and the power of political change. Follow the campaigns of two American women of color, in CHISHOLM ’72: UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED and PATSY MINK: AHEAD OF THE MAJORITY, as they fight to break through the barriers thrown up at them in politics because of their race and gender. Watch the rise of Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Africa's first freely-elected female head of state in IRON LADIES OF LIBERIA.

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LITERATURE: Women of Words
This collection of diverse women writers and poets showcases some of the most outspoken, talented and pioneering women in literature today. From great American writers, activists, and feminists like Tillie Lerner Olsen, Audre Lorde and Dorothy West, to Arab writer Nawal Al Saadawi from Egypt, and Asian American poets, Mitsuye Yamada and Nellie Wong, this is an outstanding collection of great literary women.

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MUSLIM: The Changing Face of Muslim Women
Who is the human being behind the veil? The films of this groundbreaking collection offer many answers and new questions. A diverse group of Muslim women daily challenge their role in a male-dominated world in the new release UNVEILED VIEWS. Move beyond the sensationalism of Islamic polygamy with the intimate FOUR WIVES – ONE MAN. In THE NOBLE STRUGGLE OF AMINA WADUD study Islam, race and women’s rights in the United States. Exploring stories of Islamic women from Egypt, Iran, France, Afghanistan, the Netherlands, Palestine, the United States and more, the documentaries of The Changing Face of Muslim Women enlighten and challenge.

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MUSLIMS IN AMERICA
What does it mean to be Muslim in America? As one of the fastest growing religions in the world, Muslims have become part of the fabric of American life - but sometimes at a price when trying to negotiate identity. This collection looks at different facets of American Muslim women, from asserting independence in MOSQUE IN MORGANTOWN to the dangers that some face when pulling away from traditional values in IN THE NAME OF THE FAMILY.

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THE NEXT GENERATION: Young Women & Girls
The next generation is one bombarded with media images of how their bodies and minds should conform to a certain standard. The Young Women & Girls Special Collection works to expose and break down the myths of "perfection" and sketches out in a startling way what the consequences might be if we don’t step in. From the pro-ana websites of ARRESTING ANA to the pressure on girls to be sexy and stylish in COVER GIRL CULTURE and SEXY INC and those who resist in TOMBOY, this collection looks at what it means to be a young woman in today’s world.

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SOUTH ASIA: Women of South Asia Speak Out
A selection of films from India, Pakistan and beyond that showcase South Asian women both embracing and rebelling against cultures that often work to keep them as second class citizens.

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THROUGH NATIVE EYES
This powerful collection of native voices features 2010 New Release TOXIC TRESPASS, which covers environmental racism impacting native communities, and CLUB NATIVE and MOHAWK GIRLS, two coming of age identity films by the acclaimed Mohawk director, Tracey Deer. Also included are the urgent and heartbreaking FINDING DAWN on the human rights crisis of aboriginal femicide, the spirited Southwestern artists’ film THE DESERT IS NO LADY, and provocative cultural look through NAVAJO TALKING PICTURE. These are diverse, dynamic, essential native visions, straight from the cameras of some of today’s most compelling women directors.

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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN:Ending the Silence
Highlighting the extraordinary strength of women who survive sexual assault, institutional disregard, domestic violence and more, these films break the historical silence that has often surrounded issues of violence against women. Inspiring and eye-opening, this collection includes AFTER THE RAPE, about a Pakistani woman who fought a tribal council's order that she be gang-raped as punishment for a crime she didn't commit; SIN BY SILENCE, which examines a women's domestic violence support group - from inside prison walls; Sundance award-winner THE GREATEST SILENCE: RAPE IN THE CONGO; the critically acclaimed SISTERS IN LAW; Academy-Award Nominee GOD SLEEPS IN RWANDA, and more.

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WOMEN & GENOCIDE
Explorations of women’s roles in armed conflict have traditionally focused on women as victims, which has led to a limited understanding of the active roles women have played during and after conflicts. While women certainly been victims, through mass killings or rapes and other acts of violence, many women have been demonstrated heroic acts of bravery, from resistance during the Holocaust to working towards reconciliation and peace after the Rwandan genocide.

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WOMEN & WAR
Exploring the consequences of war on women around the globe, the Women and War collection features New Release GRACE, MILLY, LUCY…CHILD SOLDIERS, which follows the lives of three former child soldiers in war-torn Uganda. RACHEL tells the story of peace activist Rachel Corrie who was caught in between the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Also featured are award-winning titles like THE GREATEST SILENCE: RAPE IN THE CONGO, IRON LADIES OF LIBERIA and MY HOME – YOUR WAR, all which delve into the topics of women and war around the world.

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WOMEN BEHIND BARS: Voices from the Inside
Although female offenders represent the fastest-growing prison population in the U.S., navigating the criminal justice system remains a complicated and painful process. These eye-opening films feature women coping with inadequate facilities, raising children from behind bars, overcoming substance abuse, sexual trauma and chronic recidivism, speaking out against domestic violence and struggling to nurture dreams long deferred. Journeying from the swamps of southern Louisiana to the classrooms of a maximum security Iowa prison, this diverse collection goes behind the scenes – and behind the bars – of an America incarcerated.

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Equity in Education


The films in this essential collection inspire social change in education. Learn about the role and impact of Title IX, examine gender disparities in math and science, and follow the personal story of an insightful high-school student whose life has been shaped by busing and school integration. See the full collection here.

Behind the Lens:
Women in Cinema

This extraordinary collection features titles that celebrate the lives and achievements of immigrants in the U.S. and explore ongoing struggles of immigrants today.

Shooting Women

As directors, producers, actors, and screenwriters, women have utilized the power of film to create and transform their stories and images. From sexual politics as a cinematic subject in SUFFRAGETTES IN THE SILENT CINEMA and as a cinematographic choice in FILMING DESIRE to interviews with women directors around the globe in SHOOTING WOMEN and SISTERS OF THE SCREEN, this collection presents a look at women’s crucial contributions to cinema’s history and global reach.


 
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