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Dance of the Severed Head
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directed by Ajay Dubey, fl. 2009; presented by Karma Wangchuk; produced by Shubhra Ghosh, fl. 2013 (London, England: TVF International, 2015), 51 mins
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The spectacular 250 year old Gajon Folk Festival in Kurmun, India, culminates in a controversial dance with a decayed human head. For the first time ever, Karma Wangchuk, a filmmaker from Bhutan, has been granted access behind the scenes to find out more about this mysterious ritual. In honour of Lord Shiva, Gajon...
directed by Ajay Dubey, fl. 2009; presented by Karma Wangchuk; produced by Shubhra Ghosh, fl. 2013 (London, England: TVF International, 2015), 51 mins
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Reinventing Cuba
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directed by Armando Guerra, fl. 2015 and Gerry Hadden, fl. 2000; produced by CCTV America and SW Pictures; interview by Gerry Hadden, fl. 2000 (United Kingdom: SW Pictures, 2015), 54 mins
In Cuba, more than 50-years of isolation & restrictions have created a society where people have learned to be creative & inventive and adapt to the lack of goods & restrictions. In this film we meet some of these creative & inventive people and gain an amazing insight into how they have overcome many hardships. C...
directed by Armando Guerra, fl. 2015 and Gerry Hadden, fl. 2000; produced by CCTV America and SW Pictures; interview by Gerry Hadden, fl. 2000 (United Kingdom: SW Pictures, 2015), 54 mins
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Rights and Wrongs Series: Worldwide, UN 1: The UN and Human Rights
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produced by Chip Taylor Communications, in Rights and Wrongs Series: Worldwide (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2014), 16 mins
This program looks at United Nations' operations in Bosnia, Somalia and El Salvador to examine the status of the human rights mandate on the United Nations. Charlayne Hunter-Gault also has an exclusive interview with Kofi Annan, who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006, a...
produced by Chip Taylor Communications, in Rights and Wrongs Series: Worldwide (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2014), 16 mins
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The Wanted 18
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directed by Paul Cowan, fl. 1975 and Amer Shomali, 1981-; produced by Nathalie Cloutier, fl. 2004, Saed Andoni, 1972-, Dominique Barneaud, fl. 1999 and Ina Fichman, fl. 1994, National Film Board of Canada, Dar Films Productions, Intuitive Pictures and Bellota Films (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2014), 1 hour 15 mins
Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel." In response to the Isra...
directed by Paul Cowan, fl. 1975 and Amer Shomali, 1981-; produced by Nathalie Cloutier, fl. 2004, Saed Andoni, 1972-, Dominique Barneaud, fl. 1999 and Ina Fichman, fl. 1994, National Film Board of Canada, Dar Films Productions, Intuitive Pictures and Bellota Films (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2014), 1 hour 15 mins
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Losing Knowledge: 50 Years of Change
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directed by Laura Nader, 1930- and Roberto J. González, 1969-; produced by Laura Nader, 1930- and Roberto J. González, 1969- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2012), 40 mins
This profound ethnographic documentary explores the myriad of ways in which centuries-old indigenous knowledge is rapidly vanishing throughout the world. The film focuses on the southern Mexican village of Talea, Oaxaca. For half a century, the Zapotec people of this region have experienced rapid modernization: Th...
directed by Laura Nader, 1930- and Roberto J. González, 1969-; produced by Laura Nader, 1930- and Roberto J. González, 1969- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2012), 40 mins
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L'Instinct de Resistance
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directed by Jorge Amat, 1949-; produced by Album Productions; performed by Armand Gatti, 1924-2017, Pierre Daix, 1922-2014, Stéphane Hessel, 1917-2013 and Serge Silberman, 1917-2003 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2011), 1 hour 26 mins

How can one survive the concentration camps? How can one keep living after Auschwitz and Mauthausen? How can an individual recover? By forgetting, talking, shouting, creating?

Sixty years after the Liberation, four figures of the second half of the 20th century remember. Stéphane Hessel, Pierre Daix, Armand Gatti...

directed by Jorge Amat, 1949-; produced by Album Productions; performed by Armand Gatti, 1924-2017, Pierre Daix, 1922-2014, Stéphane Hessel, 1917-2013 and Serge Silberman, 1917-2003 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2011), 1 hour 26 mins
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Battle For Warsaw '44
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directed by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986; produced by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986, October Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009, originally published 2004), 47 mins
The Warsaw Uprising was the largest and bloodiest military operation undertaken by any resistance movement in World War II. From August 1 - October 2, 1944 the Nazis were challenged by an underground army of irregular volunteers - the vast majority barely adult. The Poles wanted to free their capital and greet the...
directed by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986; produced by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986, October Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009, originally published 2004), 47 mins
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Hunting My Husband's Killer
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directed by Ray Tostevin, fl. 2006 and Jay Knox, fl. 2006; produced by Ray Tostevin, fl. 2006 and Jay Knox, fl. 2006 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 52 mins
As the Hollywood film 'Hotel Rwanda' hits the cinemas, we bring you a startling new documentary from Rwanda. Imagine. Your husband has been brutally murdered by your neighbors. How do you respond? Scottish nurse, Lesley Bilinda, is still asking that question. She is determined to track down and meet the killers of...
directed by Ray Tostevin, fl. 2006 and Jay Knox, fl. 2006; produced by Ray Tostevin, fl. 2006 and Jay Knox, fl. 2006 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2004), 52 mins
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Be A Patriot, Kill A Priest
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directed by Sante Altizio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
The war in El Salvador was the most cruel and bloody Latin America has ever seen. During that time of turmoil Latin American bishops created the famous preferential option for the poor, demanding justice, food and education in the name of the gospel. As campesinos, students, and reformists defied the military gove...
directed by Sante Altizio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
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Helen Foster Snow: Witness to Revolution
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produced by Combat Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 57 mins
Helen Foster Snow, collaborator and wife of historian Edgar Snow, left Utah as an inexperienced 18-year old and threw herself into the turmoil of Revolutionary China. This engrossing documentary of her life allows us to view rare archival footage and photos of what she witnessed from 1931 until 1940, as China expe...
produced by Combat Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 57 mins
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