Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Library Videos to Support the Common Book

The RCTC common book this year is Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.  The library has purchased the following videos whose themes complement this book:

            After the Rape:  the Mukhtaran Mai Story
            Born into Brothels          
The Greatest Silence:  Rape in the Congo

   Iron Jawed Angels
Ladies First:  Rwandan Women Help Heal their Nation
            Nicaragua:  Turning away from Violence
                         Also available online from our paid subscription to  Films on Demand
            Pray the Devil Back to Hell
            Small Change, Big Business:  The Women’s Bank of Bangladesh 10 Years Later 
                         Also available on line from our paid subscription to  Films on Demand

            Taking Root: the Vision of Wangari Maathai
            Very Young Girls
Ask for these videos at the circulation desk..