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80 YEARS LATER
Through multigenerational conversations, 80 Years Later engages with the
racial inheritance of Japanese American family incarceration during World War II.
ESTHER NEWTON MADE ME GAY
A feature documentary about the pathbreaking cultural anthropologist, dog agility enthusiast, and iconic butch lesbian, Esther Newton.LEARN MORE
STORMING CAESARS PALACE
STORMING CAESARS PALACE chronicles the life of Ruby Duncan, an activist
who fights the welfare system and becomes a White House advisor.
This powerful, short documentary exposes the horrifying experience that incarcerated pregnant women endure
and documents Pamela Winn's mission to end shackling and ultimately prison birth.
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80 Years Later
Esther Newton Made Me Gay
What About China?
Behind the Rage
Abortion and Women's Rights 1970
A Woman on the Outside
Storming Caesars Palace
Dying to Divorce
Maestra and Maestras Voluntarias
Annah la Javanaise
Call Me Human
America's War on Abortion
Running with My Girls
Fannie Lou Hamer's America
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