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Title Half the sky / Show of Force and Fugitive Films present ; in association with ITVS ; a special presentation of Independent lens ; writer, Michelle Ferrari ; series producer, Mira Chang ; producer, Joshua Bennett ; directed by Maro Chermayeff ; inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book.

Publication Info. [New York] : Docuramafilms : [2012]
Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, [2012]


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Edition Widescreen.
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 3 hr., 52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital video rda
video file DVD rda
Note Documentary.
Subtitle on container: Turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide.
Performer Featuring Meg Ryan, Diane Lane, Gabrielle Union, Eva Mendes, America Ferrera, Olivia Wilde, Nicholas Kristof ; introduced by George Clooney.
Credits Senior creative advisors, Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn ; editors, E. Donna Shepherd, Howard Sharp ; directors of photography, Robert Hanna, Wolfgang Held ; original music by Nico Abondolo.
System Details DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereophonic.
Language In English with optional English subtitles.
Note "This program contains mature subject matter; viewer discretion is advised."
Originally broadcast in two parts as part of the PBS documentary television series IndependentLens in 2012.
Summary Take an unforgettable journey with six actress / advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof to meet some of the most courageous individuals of our time, who are doing extraordinary work to empower women and girls everywhere. These are stories of heartbreaking challenge, dramatic transformation and enduring hope.
Contents Bonus features, disc 1: Exclusive clips: Nick talks to men's group (Sierra Leone) -- Additional clips: Nick radio show (Cambodia) ; Dr. Cole (Sierra Leone) -- Toul Kork Road (Cambodia) -- Actress interviews: Eva Mendes ; Meg Ryan ; Gabrielle Union.
Bonus features, disc 2: Exclusive clips: Mother/daughter lunch at New Light (India) ; Midwives module piece (India) ; Sheryl WuDunn Denver speech ; Sheryl WuDunn roundtable speech with Rachel Lloyd -- Additional clips: Fistulas (Somaliland) ; Shining hope (Kenya) -- Actress interviews: Diane Lane ; America Ferrera ; Olivia Wilde -- Facebook game reward offer -- Next steps : how to help.
Terms Of Use Information on public performance rights available at the Information Desk GBT.
Subject Women's rights -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Women -- Crimes against -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Women -- Developing countries -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Women's Rights -- Developing Countries -- Documentaries and Factual Films.
Women -- Crimes against. (OCoLC)fst01176618
Women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01176947
Women's rights. (OCoLC)fst01178818
Developing countries. (OCoLC)fst01242969
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Documentary films.
Added Author Ferrari, Michelle, screenwriter.
Chang, Mira, producer.
Bennett, Joshua (Producer), producer.
Chermayeff, Maro.
Kristof, Nicholas D., 1959- Half the sky.
Ryan, Meg.
Lane, Diane.
Union, Gabrielle.
Mendes, Eva, 1974-
Ferrera, America, 1984-
Wilde, Olivia.
Shepherd, E. Donna.
WuDunn, Sheryl, 1959- contributor.
Sharp, Howard. Film editor.
Hanna, Robert, cinematographer.
Held, Wolfgang, 1963- cinematographer.
Abondolo, Nico, composer.
Show of Force (Firm), production company.
Fugitive Films, production company.
Independent Television Service, contributor.
Docurama (Firm), publisher.
New Video Group, publisher.
Added Title Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide
Independent lens (Television program)
ISBN 1422922278
Standard No. 767685278482
Music No. NNVG278481 Docuramafilms
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