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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 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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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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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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Cambodia: The Betrayal
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produced by David Munro, 1942- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 8 mins
The world was horrified to learn of the holocaust which had taken place in Cambodia at the hands of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. This film exposes the hypocrisy of the Western nations which continue to support Pol Pot, despite the atrocities of his regime. Not only has Pol Pot been allowed to occupy Cambodia's sea...
produced by David Munro, 1942- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 8 mins
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China: One Child Policy
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produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 23 mins
In 1980, the Communist Government of China instituted a policy of one child per family as a means of curtailing population growth. Now, the success or failure of this highly controversial social experiment can be assessed. In this comprehensive report, correspondent John Taylor journeyed from the high rise flats o...
produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 23 mins
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Cities on Speed, 1, Shanghai: Space
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directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Helle Faber, in Cities on Speed, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins
Soon more than 550 cities world wide will have a population of more than one million. In 2030 eighty percent of the world's population will live in cities. Megacities have traditionally been economic and political power centers but today the fastest growing cities are in developing nations. The new challenge is t...
directed by Nanna Frank Moller, 1972-; produced by Helle Faber, in Cities on Speed, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 1 mins
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Inside the Campus
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directed by Camille Ponsin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 55 mins
American College students, who enjoy all the freedoms and possibilities provided by university life, may well wonder how students in China fare. This is a frank account of what it is like to be a college student in China, filmed by a French director who was allowed to shoot for one year at Nanjing Normal Universit...
directed by Camille Ponsin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 55 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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