Half the sky : turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide /
Six actress /advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof meet some of the most courageous individuals of our time, who are doing extraordinary work to empower women and girls everywhere.
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|Summary:||Six actress /advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof meet some of the most courageous individuals of our time, who are doing extraordinary work to empower women and girls everywhere.|
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Produced by Show of Force and Fugitive Films in association with ITVS; a special presentation of Independent Lens.
Inspired by the book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
Bonus features, disc 1: Exclusive clips: Nick talks to men's group (Sierra Leone) -- Additional clips: Nick radio show (Cambodia) ; Dr. Cole (Sierra Leone) -- Toul Kork Road (Cambodia) -- Actress interviews: Eva Mendes ; Meg Ryan ; Gabrielle Union.
Bonus features, disc 2: Exclusive clips: Mother/daughter lunch at New Light (India) ; Midwives module piece (India) ; Sheryl WuDunn Denver speech ; Sheryl WuDunn roundtable speech with Rachel Lloyd -- Additional clips: Fistulas (Somaliland) ; Shining hope (Kenya) -- Actress interviews: Diane Lane ; America Ferrera ; Olivia Wilde -- Facebook game reward offer -- Next steps : how to help.
|Physical Description:||2 videodiscs (3 hr., 54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Format:||DVD format. NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.|
|Production Credits:||Executive producers, Maro Chermayeff, Mikaela Beardsley, Jamie Gordon, Jeff Dupre ; series producer, Mira Chang ; senior creative advisors, Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn ; directors of photography, Robert Hanna, Wolfgang Held ; editors, E. Donna Shepherd, Howard Sharp ; original music, Nico Abondolo.|