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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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All Points of the Compass
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directed by Judy Rymer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
Tran Van Lam had the ill-fated destiny to be foreign minister of South Vietnam during the devastating war with the North. He was a patriot, committed to seeing his country emerge from its colonial history. He was also the father of nine children, who with his wife formed a seemingly privileged family, which dined...
directed by Judy Rymer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
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Celestial Empire, 2, China And The Outside World
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 28 mins
China was a world unto itself, cut off from foreign contact by its geography. This program examines China's relationship with its neighbors and with European nations. It reports on how, in the early 20th century, China's ancient glory gave way to a new form of government, as it finally adapted to the outside world...
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 28 mins
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Celestial Empire, 7, China at the Crossroads
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 7 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
This episode examines the rapid growth of China's recent prosperity, and evaluates the long-term risk for China and the world if the great environmental, demographic, and political pressures that are growing alongside China's expanding economy explode.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 7 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Prayers of a Warlord
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directed by Pascale Bourgaux and Andrew Driver (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 59 mins
For the first time a warlord opens his doors and takes us on an intimate tour to the heart of the Afghan feudal system. Mamour Hasan governs 50,000 people in Dash-Te-Qalah, in the north east corner of Afghanistan. They are largely Tajik and Pashtun. Gray bearded and mild mannered, with an army 10,000 strong, his a...
directed by Pascale Bourgaux and Andrew Driver (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 59 mins
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Red, White And The Green
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directed by Nader Davoodi, fl. 2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 57 mins
Iranians weigh in on the 2009 presidential election, in the weeks prior. Supporters of both Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (then the President of Iran) and Mir-Houssein Mousavi are interviewed. And then, there are those who believe that a rigged voting system will bring about a presidential elect, chosen by the government...
directed by Nader Davoodi, fl. 2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 57 mins
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The Stakes of Islam: The Perilous Valley of Central Asia
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directed by Karel Procop; produced by La Sept Cinéma and Boyard Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 56 mins
The Fergana Valley, a fertile plain rich in gas deposits in Central Asia is populated by more than a hundred million inhabitants in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kirgizstan. This film takes an in-depth look at the Islamic fundamentalist threat in this strategic region. Aided by other Islamic countries, fundamentalis...
directed by Karel Procop; produced by La Sept Cinéma and Boyard Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 56 mins
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The Taliban Legacy
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directed by Joan Salvat (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 mins
This film brings to light the havoc created by the Taliban regime in Afghanistan where two million Afghans have fled their country, taking refuge in Pakistan. It shows the suffering of the people under Taliban rule, especially the Taliban's brutality towards their political opponents, their harsh treatment of wome...
directed by Joan Salvat (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 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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