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A videotape by Shirini
Heerah and Enrique Berrios, 1996, 42 min., Color
The 1995 United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women and the
parallel Forum (NGO) that took place in Beijing assembled the
largest global gatherin...
Nu Shu: A Hidden
Language of Women in China
videotape 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 ...
Out of Phoenix Bridge
A videotape by Li Hong, 1997, 110 min.,
This groundbreaking work from Li Hong, China's first independent
female documentarian, follows two years in the lives of four young
women from the cou...
Shoot for the Contents
Co-produced by Jean-Paul Bourdier ;
Directed by Trinh T. Minh-ha, 1991, 101 min., Color
Reflecting on Mao's famous saying, "Let a hundred flowers blossom
and a hundred schools of thought contend," Trinh T. Minh-ha's
film - whose title refer...
by Mayfair Yang, 1997, 52 min., Color
Women's Eyes offers an insightful journey into the transformations
in the lives of Chinese women over the 20th century. In a fascina...
Visitors of the Night
video by An van Dienderen, 1998, 34 min., Color
The failures of the ethnographic endeavor to discover "reality"
are revealed in this expository and experimental film. The narrator-ethnographer
videotape by Wen-Jie Qin, 1997, 20 min., Color
In a critical examination of changing concepts of beauty and sexuality
in modern China, Woman Being illustrates how a flood of Western
pop culture is ...