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Author: Nicholas D KristofSheryl WuDunnMaro ChermayeffMikaela BeardsleyJamie Gordon, (Producer)All authors
Publisher: [New York] : Docuramafilms, [Place of distribution not identified] : New Video Group, [2012] 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Case studies
Documentaries and Factual Films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas D Kristof; Sheryl WuDunn; Maro Chermayeff; Mikaela Beardsley; Jamie Gordon, (Producer); Jeff Dupre; Michelle Ferrari; Mira Chang; Joshua Bennett, (Producer); America Ferrera; Diane Lane; Eva Mendes; Meg Ryan; Gabrielle Union; Olivia Wilde; George Clooney; E Donna Shepherd; Howard Sharp; Robert Hanna, (Cinematographer); Wolfgang Held; Nico Abondolo; Show of Force (Firm),; Fugitive Films,; Independent Television Service,; Docurama (Firm),; New Video Group,
ISBN: 1422922278 9781422922279
OCLC Number: 813444608
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Documentary.
"This program contains mature subject matter; viewer discretion is advised."
Inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book.
Extras: Disc 1: Exclusive clips: Nick talks to men's group (Sierra Leone) (7:01); Additional clips: Nick radio show (Cambodia) (8:00), Dr. Cole (Sierra Leone) (5:00), Toul Kork Road (Cambodia) (3:00); Actress interviews: Eva Mendes (3:00), Meg Ryan (3:00), Gabrielle Union (3:00). Disc 2: Exclusive clips: Mother/daughter lunch at New Light (India) (6:37), Midwives module piece (India) (8:15), Sheryl WuDunn Denver speech (15:00), Sheryl WuDunn roundtable discussion with Rachel Lloyd (6:00); Additional clips: Fistulas (Somaliland) (6:00), Shining hope (Kenya) (10:00); Actress interviews: Diane Lane (2:00), America Ferrera (3:00), Olivia Wilde (5:00); Facebook game reward offer; Next steps: how to help.
Credits: Editors, E. Donna Shepherd, Howard Sharp ; directors of photography, Robert Hanna, Wolfgang Held ; senior creative advisors, Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn ; music by Nico Abondolo.
Performer(s): Featuring America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union, Olivia Wilde ; introduced by George Clooney.
Event notes: Originally broadcast in two parts as part of the PBS documentary television series Independent Lens in 2012.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 3 hr., 52 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Contents: [Disc 1]. Part I --
[disc 2]. Part II.
Other Titles: Turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide
Independent lens (Television program)
Responsibility: Show of Force and Fugitive Films present in association with ITVS ; a special presentation of Independent Lens ; executive producers, Maro Chermayeff, Mikaela Beardsley, Jamie Gordon, Jeff Dupre ; writer, Michelle Ferrari ; series producer, Mira Chang ; producer, Joshua Bennett ; directed by Maro Chermayeff.

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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.

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