Mokarrameh, Memories and Dreams

Director: Ebrahim Mokhtari

A documentary on the life of Iranian Diva Mokarrameh Ghanbari, distributed in the U.S. through First Run Films.

Kai Purakau

Director: Gaylene Preston

A profile of the elusive author and Adventure Diva Keri Hulme by a kindred Kiwi Diva.

Bandit Queen

Director: Shekhar Kapur

A movie about the life of the late Phoolan Devi, an outlaw-turned-Parliamentarian and champion of the lower castes and who was recently shot dead outside her home.

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Order Adventure Divas docs via VOD soon, meanwhile a smattering of our favorite reads, movies, and music, available (new or used) through Powell's Books or Amazon. We get cash back from every purchase if you came from our site — even if it's not listed here. Purchase information is also linked for some harder to find foreign stuff and for the work of several Divas from our documentaries. Also check out our book, music and film recs for the countries above. Note: Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery of items shipped directly from us.

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