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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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Islam & America: Through the Eyes of Imran Khan
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produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 27 mins
Why do so many Muslims hate the United States? What has America done to alienate so many people in the Muslim world? Imran Khan, a Pakistani celebrity cricket player turned politician, tries to answer these questions in this provocative documentary filmed in locations throughout Pakistan. He examines the political...
produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 27 mins
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Oil in Iraq: Curse or Blessing
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directed by Robert Mugnerot (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 52 mins
For anyone wanting to understand the politics of oil in the Middle East, this film is an important resource. It traces the history of the oil industry in Iraq from the time the country was formed after World War I as a British Protectorate. It details the exploitation of the oil by Western oil companies until the...
directed by Robert Mugnerot (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 52 mins
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The Peacemakers
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produced by Mockingbird Company (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 48 mins
In the midst of the simmering animosity between the governing Israelis and the Arab population, there are voices for peace rarely heard by the outside world. Some Jews, Arabs and Christians are making efforts to create tolerance and understanding. While extremists on both sides still prefer the hard line and the s...
produced by Mockingbird Company (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 48 mins
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The Post
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directed by Hugh Piper, fl. 1979-2012; produced by Helen Barrow, fl. 2005 (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1999), 55 mins
The Post looks at Cambodia through the eyes of a small group of journalists working on The Phnom Penh Post, an independent English language newspaper that has chronicled the country's recent turbulent history. The central characters are the American editor and publisher, Michael Hayes, and his band of expatriate a...
directed by Hugh Piper, fl. 1979-2012; produced by Helen Barrow, fl. 2005 (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1999), 55 mins
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Todo Todo Teros
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directed by Johnny Torres; performed by Pusong Bughaw, fl. 2004-2009, Olga Aliseichyk, fl. 2006 and Regiben Romana, fl. 1992-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 42 mins
Filmmaker John Torres delivers memories intertwined with reflections couched in commentary. Todo Todo Teros is at once a personal work and social commentary about life in the filmmaker's country. The Philippines, he feels, is a country sinking more and more into being like a prison. Torres tells the story withou...
directed by Johnny Torres; performed by Pusong Bughaw, fl. 2004-2009, Olga Aliseichyk, fl. 2006 and Regiben Romana, fl. 1992-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 42 mins
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62 Years and 6500 Miles Between
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directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Center for Asian American Media (United States: A. W. Chang Productions, 2004), 53 mins
Amidst the political upheavals of a nation and the world, the filmmaker navigates cultural, geographical and linguistic distances in search of wisdom and hope from her 100 year-old Taiwanese activist grandmother (Ama). Artist Statement. 62 YEARS AND 6,500 MILES BETWEEN explores the discovery of my grandmother’s...
directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Center for Asian American Media (United States: A. W. Chang Productions, 2004), 53 mins
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