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The Battle for Peace - Shimon Peres
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produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
The Battle for Peace -- Shimon Peres follows up on the earlier film Peres -- The Road to Peace. Ever since the assassination of the late Prime Minister Rabin, Peres has been the leading spokesman for a negotiated peace. Despite his recent defeat, he continues to be an important presence on the Israeli political sc...
produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
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Inside the Closed Kingdom: Saudi Arabia
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produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 40 mins
It has become apparent over the past few years that an increasingly destabilized Saudi Arabia is more willing to listen to Islamic fundamentalists and to bankroll the Al-Qaeda terrorist network in a holy war against the West. This troubling film includes an interview with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Abdullah ibn A...
produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 40 mins
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Iran: The Cyber-Dissidents
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produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 55 mins
Iran, an Islamic republic, has the largest number of internet users in the Middle East. A large dissident population is finding new ways to communicate, risking arrest, prison, torture and even death as they try to organize resistance to the repressive religious government. To be a reformer today is to live danger...
produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 55 mins
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Journey to North Korea 2012
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directed by Justin Wong, fl. 2008-2012 and Alan Lee, fl. 2012; produced by Shum Fei-fung, fl. 2014, Phoenix Satellite Television (Hong Kong, Hong Kong (State): Phoenix Satellite Television, 2012), 55 mins
North Korea's attempted rocket launch on 13th April, 2012 drew much worldwide attention. Phoenix TV was invited to witness this significant moment and recorded the highlights before and after the rocket launch. However, this anticipated launch was later confirmed to be a failure, and the quick admission on this by...
directed by Justin Wong, fl. 2008-2012 and Alan Lee, fl. 2012; produced by Shum Fei-fung, fl. 2014, Phoenix Satellite Television (Hong Kong, Hong Kong (State): Phoenix Satellite Television, 2012), 55 mins
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Rajmohan Gandhi: Encounters With Truth
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directed by Clare Gartrell Davis (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 48 mins
Rajmohan Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, exhibits many of the spiritual qualities of the "Father of India." Author, journalist, tireless campaigner for social progress, this charismatic man seeks to bridge the values of his grandfather with the challenges facing India today. Filmed against the sights and s...
directed by Clare Gartrell Davis (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 48 mins
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কাঁটাতার
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directed by Bappaditya Bandopadhyay, fl. 2005-2008; performed by Rudranil Ghosh, fl. 2005-2013, Sudip Mukherjee, fl. 1985-2012 and Sreelekha Mitra, 1975- (India: Privately Published), 55 mins
Set against the backdrop of political unease resulting from the 1947 partition of British India into the Republic of India (Hindu) and the Dominion of Pakistan (Muslim), Kantatar follows the journey of Sudha (Sreelekha Mitra), an illegal immigrant who is forced to rely on a series of men in order to avoid poverty...
directed by Bappaditya Bandopadhyay, fl. 2005-2008; performed by Rudranil Ghosh, fl. 2005-2013, Sudip Mukherjee, fl. 1985-2012 and Sreelekha Mitra, 1975- (India: Privately Published), 55 mins
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The 10 Conditions of Love
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directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
Meet Ms Rebiya Kadeer, a human rights activist twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is the impassioned though graying exiled leader of the Uyghurs, a Muslim people whose ancestral home, East Turkestan, was annexed by the Chinese in 1949 and re-named Xinxiang province. Since then the Chinese have dominate...
directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
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Celestial Empire, 10, China in the 20th Century
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
This program tells the fascinating story of how China made the transition from a medieval empire to a modern state in less than a century.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Helen Foster Snow: Witness to Revolution
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produced by Combat Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 57 mins
Helen Foster Snow, collaborator and wife of historian Edgar Snow, left Utah as an inexperienced 18-year old and threw herself into the turmoil of Revolutionary China. This engrossing documentary of her life allows us to view rare archival footage and photos of what she witnessed from 1931 until 1940, as China expe...
produced by Combat Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 57 mins
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Interesting Times, 1, The Secret of My Success
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produced by TV 2/Denmark, British Broadcasting Corporation and ARTE, in Interesting Times, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 5 mins
We meet Lu Guo Hua, a wheeler dealer who uses his position as birth control officer to be the local political power broker. When the village head chastizes him for overlooking a villager's third pregnancy, Lu Guo Hua retaliates by opposing the village head's re-election. The film gives an insider's view of the beg...
produced by TV 2/Denmark, British Broadcasting Corporation and ARTE, in Interesting Times, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 5 mins
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