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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (71 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Mirror and Hammer Films, 2006.

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In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Susan Sarandon
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Mirror and Hammer Films in 2006.
Summary, etc.:
An award-winning, intimate encounter with five very different women in Brazil, India, Jerusalem, and Senegal, THE SHAPE OF WATER offers a close look at the far-reaching and vibrant alternatives crafted by women in response to environmental degradation, archaic traditions, lack of economic independence, and war. Narrated by Susan Sarandon with introductory narration co-written by Edwidge Danticat.. Winner of Best Feature Documentary at Reel Sisters of the Diaspora. Winner of the World Cinema Award at the DC Independent Film Festival. Winner of Best Doirector, Documentary at the San Francisco Women's Film Festival. Official Selection at the Santa Barbara Film Festival.. "...Environmental destruction, warfare, poverty and culturally sanctioned violence against women do not usually inspire hope, but author and academic Kum-Kum Bhavnani's. exploration of women activists confronting these issues does exactly that." - Jenny Hahn, Ms. Magazine
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Latin Americans
Genre: African Studies.
Documentary films.

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