All Water Has a Perfect Memory
A film by Natalia Almada, 2001, 19 min., Color/BW
ALL WATER HAS A PERFECT MEMORY is a poignant experimental documentary that explores the effects of tragedy and remembrance on a bi-cultural family. A...
A film by Lillian Jiménez, 2009, 53 min., Color
Antonia Pantoja (1922-2002), visionary Puerto Rican educator, activist, and early proponent of bilingual education, inspired multiple generations of y...
Between the Lines: Asian American Women's Poetry
A film by Yunah Hong, 2001, 60 min., Color
BETWEEN THE LINES offers rare interviews with over 15 major Asian-Pacific American women poets. Organized in interwoven sections such as Immigration, ...
A film by Catherine Murphy, 2013, 33 min., Color
In 1961, over 250,000 Cubans joined their country’s National Literacy Campaign and taught 707,000 other Cubans to read and write. Almost half of thes...
Nalini by Day, Nancy by Night
A film by Sonali Gulati, 2005, 27 min., Color/BW
In this insightful documentary, filmmaker Sonali Gulati explores complex issues of globalization, capitalism and identity through a witty and personal...
Nu Shu: A Hidden Language of Women in China
A film 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 ...
Peggy and Fred in Kansas
Leslie Thornton, 11 min.
A few years older now, our boy and girl heroes mumble and chant their way through mid- America's wasteland. Thornton's interest in the line between la...
Ten Cents a Dance (Parallax)
A film by Midi Onodera, 1986, 30 min., Color
Onodera's three-part reflection on contemporary sexuality and communication uses a split screen device with a new twist. In the first segment, two wom...
A film by Marilu Mallet, 1986, 55 min., Color
In this moving docudrama, Chilean emigre Mallet struggles to make a film about her experience of profound isolation. Her English speaking husband, a p...
A Word in Edgewise
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A film by Heather MacLeod, 1986, 26 min., Color
"A truly articulate, unaffected statement about a basic human activity, this excellent video explains the role of language in shaping behavior. It is ...