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Frontline, Season 36, Episode 16, Left Behind America
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directed by Shimon Dotan, 1949-; produced by Shimon Dotan, 1949-, Nancy Guerin, fl. 2011, Paul Cadieux, fl. 1985-2014 and Netaya Anbar, fl. 1986, Middle America Productions, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
In the decade since the Great Recession, many American cities and towns have bounced back. But for some small and mid-size cities that were once hubs for innovation and manufacturing, economic recovery has remained elusive. FRONTLINE and ProPublica ask why - and present an in-depth look at one such city, Dayton, O...
directed by Shimon Dotan, 1949-; produced by Shimon Dotan, 1949-, Nancy Guerin, fl. 2011, Paul Cadieux, fl. 1985-2014 and Netaya Anbar, fl. 1986, Middle America Productions, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Social Work and Poverty
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presented by Cossy Hough, fl. 1992; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 1 hour 7 mins

Living in poverty, especially for long periods of time, puts families at higher risk of challenges with stable housing, health issues and access to health care, mental health and substance abuse issues as well as domestic violence issues. Social workers who work with people living in poverty must be prepared to as...

presented by Cossy Hough, fl. 1992; produced by Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA: Microtraining Associates, 2018), 1 hour 7 mins
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Living on One Dollar
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directed by Chris Temple, fl. 2013-2016, Zach Ingrasci, fl. 2013-2016, Sean Leonard, fl. 2009-2013 and Ryan Christoffersen, fl. 2013-2013; produced by Chris Temple, fl. 2013-2016, Zach Ingrasci, fl. 2013-2016, Sean Leonard, fl. 2009-2013 and Ryan Christoffersen, fl. 2013-2013, IndieFlix and Living on One (Los Angeles, CA: Into Poverty Film, 2013), 56 mins

Living on One Dollar is an award-winning film following the experience of four friends as they live on less than $1 a day for two months in rural Guatemala. They battle hunger, parasites and the realization that there are no easy answers. Yet, the generosity and strength of Rosa, a 20-year-old woman with her husba...

directed by Chris Temple, fl. 2013-2016, Zach Ingrasci, fl. 2013-2016, Sean Leonard, fl. 2009-2013 and Ryan Christoffersen, fl. 2013-2013; produced by Chris Temple, fl. 2013-2016, Zach Ingrasci, fl. 2013-2016, Sean Leonard, fl. 2009-2013 and Ryan Christoffersen, fl. 2013-2013, IndieFlix and Living on One (Los Angeles, CA: Into Poverty Film, 2013), 56 mins
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Faith in the Hood
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directed by Paul Wagner; produced by Paul Wagner (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 56 mins
Southeast DC, the city's poorest region, has only one sit-down restaurant, but hundreds of churches. Faith in the Hood is a compelling portrait of the inner city, as seen through the prism of the spiritual life of its people. The film profiles five ministries: a street ministry for former convicts, a socially acti...
directed by Paul Wagner; produced by Paul Wagner (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 56 mins
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Lost Angels
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directed by Thomas Napper, 1970-; produced by Agi Orsi, fl. 1987-2016, Cecy Rangel, fl. 2002-2018, Tyler Hubby, fl. 1994-2018 and Christine Triano, fl. 2000-2016, Krasnoff Foster Productions and Agi Orsi Productions (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2012), 1 hour 16 mins

Narrated by Catherine Keener, LOST ANGELS: SKID ROW IS MY HOME takes an uncompromising yet life-affirming look at the lives of eight remarkable individuals -- people who have found a way to make a life for themselves within the community of homelessness. The film shows how their descent into society's basement has...

directed by Thomas Napper, 1970-; produced by Agi Orsi, fl. 1987-2016, Cecy Rangel, fl. 2002-2018, Tyler Hubby, fl. 1994-2018 and Christine Triano, fl. 2000-2016, Krasnoff Foster Productions and Agi Orsi Productions (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2012), 1 hour 16 mins
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Men at Work: Voices from Detroit's Underground Economy
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directed by H. James Gilmore, fl. 1997-2013; produced by Carolyn Kraus, fl. 2012 and H. James Gilmore, fl. 1997-2013, Arcadia Pictures (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2012), 59 mins
In Detroit, the most segregated American city, vast stretches of boarded-up storefronts and weed-choked lots evidence decades of white and middle-class flight from the black central city. In the last 60 years, Detroit has lost more than half its residents, falling from a zenith of two million in the '50s during it...
directed by H. James Gilmore, fl. 1997-2013; produced by Carolyn Kraus, fl. 2012 and H. James Gilmore, fl. 1997-2013, Arcadia Pictures (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2012), 59 mins
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The Harvest/La Cosecha
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directed by U. Roberto Romano, 1958-2013; produced by Rory O'Connor, U. Roberto Romano, 1958-2013 and Eva Longoria, 1975-, Shine Global and Globalvision (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2011), 1 hour 20 mins
Every year there are more than 400,000 American children who are torn away from their friends, schools and homes to pick the food we all eat. Zulema, Perla and Victor labor as migrant farm workers, sacrificing their own childhoods to help their families survive. THE HARVEST/LA COSECHA profiles these three as they...
directed by U. Roberto Romano, 1958-2013; produced by Rory O'Connor, U. Roberto Romano, 1958-2013 and Eva Longoria, 1975-, Shine Global and Globalvision (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2011), 1 hour 20 mins
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100% Asphalt
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directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2009), 26 mins
"100% Asphalt" is about a street that tells its own story. A street that shelters more than 200 million children with only asphalt, noise and rage for a home. “100% Asphalt” is a film from the heart, shot on the streets in the heart of the city, and revealing unspeakable truths. 26 minutes of testimonies from...
directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2009), 26 mins
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Cafe Chavalos: Overcoming the Streets
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directed by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006; produced by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2009), 1 hour 16 mins

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and is the poorest country in the region where 80% of the country's population survives on less than $1 per day. Managua is the capital, but Granada is its oldest city. Despite its coastal beauty and colonial architecture, the picturesque streets of Granada are l...

directed by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006; produced by Alberto Chamorro, fl. 2006 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2009), 1 hour 16 mins
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The End of Poverty
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directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980, Beth Portello, fl. 2003-2018, Matthew Stillman, 1967- and Richard Castro, fl. 2007, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation and Cinema Libre Studio (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2010), 1 hour 45 mins

The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking, and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery, and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals, and forced labor. Today, global poverty ha...

directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980, Beth Portello, fl. 2003-2018, Matthew Stillman, 1967- and Richard Castro, fl. 2007, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation and Cinema Libre Studio (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2010), 1 hour 45 mins
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