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Give Us A Smile

UK, 1983 (MIFF 1984)

Director: Leeds Animation Workshop

A witty, challenging coverage of various forms of harassment encountered daily by women—-from street "humour' and media stereotypes to actual assault.

The Leeds Animation Workshop is a Women's Collective

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