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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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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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