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  1. Merry Wives of Windsor (2017 Audio)

    Subject
    Shakespeare; Women’s studies

    A significant character in Shakespeare’s history plays, Falstaff takes centre stage - getting up to mischief and chasing potential loves in the "Merry Wives of Windsor". In this lecture, Professor Emma...

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  2. Case Against 8, The (2014)

    Director
    Ben Cotner; Ben White
    Subject
    Law
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 112 minutes), £15.99

    A behind-the-scenes look inside the historic case to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage. The high-profile trial first makes headlines with the unlikely pairing of Ted Olson and David Boies,...

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  3. 112 Weddings (2014)

    Director
    Doug Block
    Subject
    Film studies; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 90 minutes), £4.99

    For the past two decades, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Doug Block (51 Birch Street, The Kids Grow Up) has helped support himself by shooting weddings. Hired for his intimate documentary style, he found...

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  4. Girl Rising (2014)

    Director
    Richard Robbins
    Subject
    Development studies; Education; Women’s studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 103 minutes), £13.99

    This film follows nine girls from Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Peru, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan on their journey to education. the girls face arranged marriages, child slavery and other...

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  5. Marriage in the 1950s and 60s: from Wedding Vows to Happily Ever After? (2010)

    Subject
    History; Social Studies; Women’s studies

    After World War II, during which most women worked outside the home as part of the war effort, everything changed. As the men went back to their jobs, the women were expected to return to their role as...

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  6. Club Native (2009)

    Director
    Tracey Deer
    Subject
    Anthropology; Women’s studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 78 minutes), $295.00 (institutional rate);

    In Kahnawake, the hometown of Mohawk director Tracey Deer (Mohawk Girls), there are two unspoken rules: Don’t marry a non-Native, and never, ever have a child with a non-Native. In a community where tribal...

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  7. Every Good Marriage Begins with Tears (2008)

    Director
    Simon Chambers
    Subject
    Social Studies; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 63 minutes), £50.00

    East London Muslim girl Shahanara is changing from pink hot pants into a sari to meet her husband at the airport. She has only met him once before, when she was married in a union arranged by her Bangladeshi...

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  8. Arusi Persian Wedding (2008)

    Director
    Marjan Tehrani
    Subject
    Religious studies; Women’s studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 63 minutes), $295.00 (institutional rate)

    For filmmaker Marjan Tehrani and her brother Alex, growing up Iranian-American has always meant being caught between two worlds. With unique perspective and intimate storytelling, Tehrani brings to life a...

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  9. Fatmawati’s Wedding: The Wedding of Two Sisters, The Preparations and Traditional Ceremonies (1998 Video)

    Director
    Fiona Kerlogue
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Hire (RAI Film & Video Library) Sale (RAI), Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min., 2000 sale: £50.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Records the preparations for the wedding of two sisters in eastern Sumatra in December 1996, emphasising the importance of the role of women in the village. Shows ritual exchanges of textiles and cakes, and...

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  10. Forbidden Marriages in the Holy Land (1995 Film, Video)

    Director
    Michel Khleifi
    Subject
    Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, VHS (PAL, 55 minutes), £11.00

    Looks at the difficult subject of mixed marriages between Arabs and Jews in Palestine/Israel, examining several different kinds of mixed marriages ranging across different generations and social classes....

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