Showing 1 - 7 of 7 titles with a criteria of Subject is Theocracy
Filmed by the first ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this rare and uncompromising film explores the effects of the Taliban’s repressive rule and recent U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghani women.
Women Make Movies | 2003 | 52 minutes
After Mukhtar Mai, a rural Pakistani woman, was gang-raped by order of her tribal council as punishment for her younger brother’s alleged relationship with a woman from another clan, she speaks out, fights for justice in the Pakistani courts, starts two schools for girls in her village and a crisis center for abused women.
Women Make Movies | 2008 | 58 minutes
Hilarious, tragic, stirring, this fly-on-the-wall look at several weeks in an Iranian divorce court provides a unique window into the intimate circumstances of Iranian women’s lives
Women Make Movies | 1998 | 80 minutes
A former right-wing extremist explores why people join hate groups and what makes them decide to leave.
Women Make Movies | 2018 | 85 minutes
In Southern India, family disputes are settled by Jamaats—all male bodies which apply Islamic Sharia law to cases without allowing women to be present, even to defend themselves.
Women Make Movies | 2011 | 85 minutes
Depicts clashes in modern Iran between extreme fundamentalism and young people who are pushing for social change, filming with soldiers, religious leaders, students, artists and intellectuals.
Icarus Films | 2002 | 58 minutes
THEY CALL ME MUSLIM highlights how women still must struggle for the right to control their own bodies – not only under theocratic regimes, but also in secular, democratic countries where increasing discrimination against Muslims and sexism intersect.
Women Make Movies | 2006 | 27 minutes