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Mama Africa: Growing Up Urban

by Simon Bright, and Wellspring Media, Inc.

In three richly imagined short dramas, three of Africa's most successful women filmmakers explore the modern African city through intimate stories about motherhood, ambition, and the search for identity.

Mama Africa: Riches

by Simon Bright, and Wellspring Media, Inc.

When a teacher flees with her son from apartheid South Africa to an isolated village in Zimbabwe, she must fight as an independent woman and rejected outsider to claim her place within her new society.

Margaret Sanger: A Public Nuisance

by Barbara Abrash, and Esther Katz

A look at the early public debate surrounding birth control and the unstoppable Margaret Sanger.

Mother of the River

by Zeinabu Irene Davis

The tale of a girl befriending an ostracized old woman who teaches her strength and independence despite the conditions of slavery in the ante-bellum South.

Woman of the Wolf

by Greta Schiller

A 19th-century woman chooses an ocean death with her beloved pet wolf rather than being beholden to her male suitor.


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