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Author: Michelle FerrariMira ChangJoshua Bennett, (Producer)Maro ChermayeffNicholas D KristofAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Docuramafilms : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, ©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: Case studies
Documentary films
Documentaries and Factual Films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Ferrari; Mira Chang; Joshua Bennett, (Producer); Maro Chermayeff; Nicholas D Kristof; Meg Ryan; Diane Lane; Gabrielle Union; Eva Mendes; America Ferrera; Olivia Wilde; E Donna Shepherd; Sheryl WuDunn; Howard Sharp; Robert Hanna; Wolfgang Held; Nico Abondolo; Show of Force (Firm),; Fugitive Films,; Independent Television Service,; Docurama (Firm),; New Video Group,
ISBN: 1422922278 9781422922279
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 813444608
Notes: Documentary.
Subtitle on container: Turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide.
"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.
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.
Performer(s): Featuring Meg Ryan, Diane Lane, Gabrielle Union, Eva Mendes, America Ferrera, Olivia Wilde, Nicholas Kristof ; introduced by George Clooney.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approx. 3 hr., 52 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
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 --
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Other Titles: Half the sky :
Independent lens (Television program)
Responsibility: 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.

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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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