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The House is Black

A lyrical documentary film by beloved poet Forugh Farrokhzad, the late sister of Diva Pooran Farrokhzad. Filmed in twelve days at a leper colony in Tabriz, Iran.

Velvet Dreams

Director: Sima Urale

A documentary about the sensual velvet renderings of Polynesian women told through the eyes of a man who becomes obsessed with a woman featured in a painting.

War Stories Our Mothers Never Told Us

Director: Gaylene Preston

Seven women talk about their lives and loves during WWII.

Kai Purakau

Director: Gaylene Preston

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

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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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