Films & Other Videos
Films with: Booth, Marlene
- Double burden three generations of working mothers /
- "When filmmaker Marlene Booth became a working mother, she searched for families for whom working outside the home while raising children was a way of life. She found three families--one Mexican-American, one Polish-American, and one African-American--who had labored as migrant workers, sharecroppers, waitresses, nurse's aides, secretaries, and teachers. The Double Burden celebrates these women as they tell for the first time their stories of love, labor, sacrifice, and tremendous pride."--Container.
- DVD 8753
- Pidgin the voice of Hawaiʻi /
- "Profiles the language of Hawaiʻi's working people in its rise from plantation jargon to a source of island identity and pride. Born on sugar plantations and spoken by more than half of Hawaiʻi's population, Pidgin captures multi-ethnic Hawaiʻi's heart and soul. Once again under attack by educators and bloggers, will Pidgin survive?" -- Container.
- DVD 10731
- Yidl in the middle growing up Jewish in Iowa /
- This film looks at growing up "different" in America, as filmmaker Marlene Booth probes her Iowa-Jewish roots. Through home movies, period photos, her high school reunion, and current interviews, she examines the complicated process of negotiating identity--as an American, a Jew, and a woman.
- DVD 9601