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Catalog # 221
   
Title Nobody Knows My Name (D)
Series Women Make Movies
Filmmaker Rachel Raimist
Year 1999
Subject Gender
Format VHS
Region USA
 
Description A film by Rachel Raimist. 1999. ISBN: ? Summary NOBODY KNOWS MY NAME tells the story of women who are connected by their love for hip-hop music. Despite the fact that these talented female artists exist within a culture that revolves around self-expression, the subjects of Raimistís documentary must struggle to be heard. Through the candid study of these women, documentarian Raimist explores a fascinating and diverse feminist community, which yearns to find a place in a male-dominated subculture that is, in itself, marginalized. Ultimately, Raimist succeeds in empowering these self-actualized women by giving them voice for which they struggle. Descript 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in Series Women Make Movies Cast Credited cast: Leschea Leschea ... Herself Medusa Medusa ... Herself Asia One Asia One ... Herself Carmelita Sanchez Carmelita Sanchez ... Herself Subject * feminist * music * performer * subculture * hip-hop-music * self-determination * women http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c516.shtml http://www.allmovie.com/work/nobody-knows-my-name-232599 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0829252/

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