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It's a girl [videorecording] / director, Evan Grae Davis ; producer, Andrew Brown
Educational version
[United States] : Shadowline Films, 2012
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  HV6541.I53 I87 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Infant girls -- Violence against -- India
Infant girls -- Violence against -- China
Infanticide -- India
Infanticide -- China
Girls -- Crimes against -- India
Girls -- Crimes against -- China
Women -- Crimes against -- India
Women -- Crimes against -- China
Girls -- Abuse of -- India
Girls -- Abuse of -- China
Subject India -- Social conditions
China -- Social conditions
Subject(s) Documentary films
Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Educational films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 63 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD ; NTSC format, all regions ; aspect ratio 16:9 ; stereo
Educational disc includes: full length (63 minute) version of film, the Classroom length (52 minute) version, and the official film trailer
Language English, Chinese, French and Spanish subtitles; closed captioning for the hearing-impaired
Performer/Participant Narrator, Anne-Marie Meeks ; featuring Rita Banerji, Reggie Littlejohn, Sabu George, Mitu Khurana, Ranjana Kumari, Puneet Bedi, and Avraham Ebenstein
Credits Director of photography, W. Ashley Maddox ; original music, Charles David Denler ; editor, Evan Grae Davis
Note "The three deadliest words in the world..."--Cover
Summary "In India and China, where sons are valued and daughters are burdens, millions of babies are killed, abandoned or selectively aborted, simply because they are girls. The result of longstanding traditions and governmental policies, this devaluation of females has led to rampant violence against women and a growing female "gendercide." The film tells the stories of abandoned and trafficked girls, of women who suffer extreme dowry-related violence, of brave mothers fighting to save their daughters' lives, and of other mothers who would kill for a son. Global experts and grassroots activists put the stories in context and advocate different paths towards change, while collectively lamenting the lack of any truly effective action against this injustice."--Container
Alternate Author Davis, Evan Grae
Meeks, Anne-Marie
Shadowline Films

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