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Community

Producer/Director, Editor

1996, 24 min

Bahanur Begum and Habibur Rahman, a young Bangladeshi couple, work with their fellow villagers to overcome violence and religious and cultural resistance to transform themselves from beggars to business people. The process of organizing and creating small businesses dramatically changes the roles and relationships of men and women. Produced for Oxfam America and distributed by Bullfrog Films.

Awards:
Gold Telly, 30th Anniversary Telly Awards
Silver Apple, National Educational Media Network

"...powerful and inspiring...a marvelous tape, technically and educationally," Library Journal, September 15, 1996.

Press:
Library Journal, September 15, 1996
Coleman McCarthy, October, 1996
Video Librarian, March/April, 1996
School Library Journal, October, 1996