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Adam Surat: The Inner Strength
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directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Audiovision (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 1989), 47 mins
This documentary explores the life and art of the iconic Bangladeshi painter S.M. Sultan. Known for his larger-than-life paintings of the Bangladesh peasantry, Sultan was also famous for his eccentric persona. But ultimately, it is Sultan's profound philosophy about the peasantry, their culture, and their deep att...
directed by Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Audiovision (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 1989), 47 mins
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A.k.a. Don Bonus
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directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984 and Sokly Ny, fl. 1995; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1995), 56 mins
After escaping the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, the Ny family became one of thousands of refugees faced with resettlement in the U.S. Their lives unfold through the lens of this stirring video diary. As 18-year-old Sokly Ny (Don Bonus) struggles to graduate from high school, his family is harassed in the housing proje...
directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984 and Sokly Ny, fl. 1995; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1995), 56 mins
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And Thereafter
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directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 mins
This multi-festival film is a portrayal of the fortitude of an immigrant 'war bride' in America. Seventy-six-year-old Young-Ja Wike is one of the 10,000 Korean women who married American G.I.s. after the war. For them marriage was the only escape from the crushing poverty of post-war Korea. 'Grandma' lives in Sout...
directed by Hosup Lee; produced by Hosup Lee (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 57 mins
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Baghdad Blogger
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directed by Salam Pax (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
"I live in Baghdad. I am a blogger. A blog is an online diary." So begins this succinct report from Salam Pax, an Iraqi journalist attempting to keep the world informed about his beleaguered country. Pax regularly sends fifteen-minute video reports to the BBC. Filmed in Najaf, Baghdad, Karbala, and the south of Ir...
directed by Salam Pax (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
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The Barbershop
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directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2009), 16 mins
Set against the backdrop of the Pakistan Army crackdown during Bangladesh’s 1971 war, this political thriller follows a student activist who takes refuge from the Pakistan army in a local barbershop. The barbershop is run by Biharis, an Urdu-speaking minority presumed to be sympathizers of the Pakistan Army duri...
directed by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011; produced by Catherine Masud, 1963- and Tareque Masud, 1956-2011, Audiovision and Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (Dhaka Division: Tareque Masud Memorial Trust, 2009), 16 mins
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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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Between Two Worlds: A Japanese Pilgrimage
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directed by Joanne Hershfield, 1950- and Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992; produced by Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992 and Joanne Hershfield, 1950- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 30 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
For centuries, pilgrims have come to the Japanese island of Shikoku to trace the 1,000-mile route known as the 'Pilgrimage to the 88 Sacred Places of Shikoku', a journey believed to have been first undertaken by Kobo Daishi, founder of Buddhism's Shingon sect in the ninth century. This illuminating documentary is...
directed by Joanne Hershfield, 1950- and Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992; produced by Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992 and Joanne Hershfield, 1950- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 30 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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Beyond the Veil, 1, Born Again Muslims
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
Born Again Muslims makes clear that the Muslim world is not monolithic in its views. We meet the liberal Islamists in Turkey who want to co-exist with the West and Western ways. For them the veil is a matter of individual choice. In the Sudan, only Muslim-born women must wear the veil by law. Hardliners of Iran re...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
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Breaking the Wall of Silence
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directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2008), 50 mins
Breaking the Wall of Silence is a documentary that portrays the courageous struggle of a peaceful, vulnerable culture against domination by an aggressive neighbour – a story of personal sacrifice and spiritual fortitude. Breaking the Wall of Silence will take you behind the scenes of the Tibetan struggle. It wil...
directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2008), 50 mins
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Bridge of Winds
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produced by NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 5 mins
This film takes us to a remote part of Yunan province in China where the Lisu people have lived for generations in a village carved out of a steep mountain gorge. Their only contact with the outside world is made by crossing a wild, rushing river. They matter-of-factly use a rope to tie themselves to a pulley whic...
produced by NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 5 mins
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