Divorce Iranian Style (1998)
Documentary charting custody cases in Iranian divorce courts.
Dreamcatcher (2015)
Documentary, showing how a former teenage prostitute is helping other women to find a better life.
Gaea Girls (2000)
Investigation into a school for female wrestlers in Japan.
Hold Me Tight, Let Me Go (2007)
Documentary following the lives of children suffering severe emotional trauma.
Pink Saris (2010)
Low-caste women in Uttar Pradesh fight back against social injustice in this documentary.
Rough Aunties (2009)
A documentary looking at a women's organisation dedicated to rescuing abused children.
Runaway (2001)
Documentary about the plight of Iranian girls who run away from home.
Salma (2013)
The story of a woman shut away by her family for 25 years, who became a published poet, politician and activist.
Shooting The Mafia (2019)
Profile of Sicilian photographer Letizia Battaglia.

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