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Picture a scientist [videodisc] / a Nova production by Uprising LLC for GBH Boston ; produced by Manette Pottle, Ian Cheney, Sharon Shattuck ; directed by Sharon Shattuck & Ian Cheney.

Pottle, Manette, (film producer.). Cheney, Ian, (film director,, film producer.). Shattuck, Sharon, (film director,, film producer.). Crane, Martin, (composer.). Original score, Martin Crane. (Cast).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531713249
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2021]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen.
"SDH subtitles (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container.
"Described video (for the visually impaired) is available as a secondary audio track"--Container.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 90 minutes; actual running time: 95 minutes.
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova.
Program content: ©2020.
"This program contains graphic descriptions of sexual harrassment. Viewer discretion is advised."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Original score, Martin Crane.
Summary, etc.:
Women make up less than a quarter of STEM professionals in the United States, and numbers are even lower for women of color. But a growing group of researchers is exposing longstanding discrimination and making science more inclusive.
Target Audience Note:
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-14 (parents strongly cautioned; this program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age).
Grade level: High school (9-12).
Language Note:
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); audio-described in English.
Subject: Women in science.
Women scientists.
Sex discrimination in science.
Sex discrimination in employment.
Sex discrimination in employment.
Sex discrimination in science.
Women in science.
Women scientists.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary television programs.
Science television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.


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