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A powerful noise

Author: Scott ThigpenTom CappelloSheila C JohnsonUnify Films.Crazy Legs Productions.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : Unify Films, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : BambaraView all editions and formats
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"Hanh is an HIV-positive widow in Vietnam. Nada, a survivor of the Bosnian war. And Madame Urbain works in the slums of Bamako, Mali. Three very different lives. Three vastly different worlds. But they share something in common: Power. These extraordinary women are each overcoming barriers to rise up and claim a voice in their societies. Through their strength and the ability to empower others, Hanh, Nada and Madame  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Thigpen; Tom Cappello; Sheila C Johnson; Unify Films.; Crazy Legs Productions.; CARE (Firm)
OCLC Number: 427434095
Language Note: In Bambara, Bosnian, French and Vietnamese, with titles and subtitles in English.
Notes: Bonus features include: A powerful noise live! (video of a panel discussion moderated by Ann Curry with panelists Madeleine K. Albright, Nicholas Kristof, Natalie Portman, Christy Turlington Burns, and CARE president and chief executive officer Helene Gayle, 63 min.); two public service announcements from CARE; "The girl effect" public service announcement; facts and trivia.
Includes DVD-ROM feature: Discussion guides.
Credits: Executive producer, Sheila C. Johnson ; editor, Jennifer Fineran ; directors of photography, Nick Higgins, Richard Ladkani ; original music, Miriam Cutler.
Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (NTSC); widescreen version enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby digital 5.1 surround : Dolby stereo.; Computer with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat Reader necessary for DVD-ROM feature.
Other Titles: Powerful noise live!
Sheila C. Johnson presents A powerful noise
Responsibility: Sheila C. Johnson presents ; a film by Scott Thigpen & Tom Cappello ; directed by Tom Cappello ; produced by Scott Thigpen ; a Unify Films production in association with Crazy Legs Productions.

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"Hanh is an HIV-positive widow in Vietnam. Nada, a survivor of the Bosnian war. And Madame Urbain works in the slums of Bamako, Mali. Three very different lives. Three vastly different worlds. But they share something in common: Power. These extraordinary women are each overcoming barriers to rise up and claim a voice in their societies. Through their strength and the ability to empower others, Hanh, Nada and Madame Urbain are sparking remarkable changes. Fighting AIDS. Educating girls. Rebuilding communities."--Container.

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A Powerful Noise

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Building on the argument that women and girls are the most impoverished group in the world, this documentary shows the discrimination, exploitation and maltreatment women and girls experience as a result of this profound poverty and what can be done about it. According to the film, 60% of the world’s...
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