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Beyond Babyland
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directed by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974; produced by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974, University of Memphis (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 56 mins
Of the thirty most industrialized nations, the U.S. has the worst record of infant mortality, with African American babies dying at three times the rate of whites. In some places, that rate equals those of many third world countries. When filmmakers David Appleby and Craig Leake discovered that their hometown of M...
directed by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974; produced by David Appleby, fl. 1985-2012 and Craig Leake, fl. 1974, University of Memphis (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 56 mins
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Beyond Conviction
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directed by Rachel Libert, fl. 1999; produced by Todd Wider, fl. 2006, Jedd Wider, fl. 1998 and Rachel Libert, fl. 1999, Tied to the Tracks Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 1 hour 37 mins
In 1998, the state of Pennsylvania launched a pioneering mediation program in which victims of violent crimes or their family members could meet face-to-face with the perpetrators of their crimes. The program provides an opportunity for survivors to express long-brewing emotions and get answers to questions that h...
directed by Rachel Libert, fl. 1999; produced by Todd Wider, fl. 2006, Jedd Wider, fl. 1998 and Rachel Libert, fl. 1999, Tied to the Tracks Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 1 hour 37 mins
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Local Color
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directed by Amanda Aschinger, fl. 1993-2016 and Oleg Passer, fl. 2003; produced by Solstice Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2003), 49 mins
This documentary chronicles the production of a play at the St. Louis Black Repertory Company, one of the five largest African-American theater companies in the U.S., examining the work of everyone involved, including the actors, director, lighting and set design, sound design, and producer.
directed by Amanda Aschinger, fl. 1993-2016 and Oleg Passer, fl. 2003; produced by Solstice Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2003), 49 mins
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Me Broni Ba
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directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu, 1984-; produced by Akosua Adoma Owusu, 1984-, Obibini Pictures (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2009), 22 mins
Weaving together sequences of hair-braiding salons in Ghana, voice-over of Oprah rhapsodizing brown-skinned dolls and animated clips of signature hairstyles, Me Broni Ba (My White Baby) is an artfully composed, thought-provoking work that investigates the fraught relationship between images of beauty and power.
directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu, 1984-; produced by Akosua Adoma Owusu, 1984-, Obibini Pictures (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2009), 22 mins
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Doubletime
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directed by Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004; produced by Andrea Meditch, fl. 2005, Alexandra Johnes, fl. 1988 and Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004, Uncle Booster and Cactus Three (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
Jumping rope is one of the most timeless and universal forms of play. It can be found in nearly every era and on every continent. No one knows for sure where it came from - some cite ancient Egypt, other say ancient China. Double Dutch is perhaps the most well-known type. Brought to America by early Dutch settlers...
directed by Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004; produced by Andrea Meditch, fl. 2005, Alexandra Johnes, fl. 1988 and Stephanie Johnes, fl. 2004, Uncle Booster and Cactus Three (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
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Facing the Façade
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directed by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003; produced by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003 and Charles M. Blair, fl. 1994, Visionary Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1994), 55 mins
Examines the experience of black students on predominantly white college campuses and how they cope with feelings of alienation, frustration, and discrimination. The students speak frankly about their `minority' status on campus, the persistence of racist attitudes among fellow students and instructors, as well as...
directed by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003; produced by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003 and Charles M. Blair, fl. 1994, Visionary Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1994), 55 mins
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The Game of Change
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directed by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003; produced by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003, Pathway Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2008), 1 hour
The Game of Change reaches far beyond sports, demonstrating this particular event's significance in the battle for race equality in a largely segregated country. This is the story of two seemingly different teams of young men who were unknowingly thrust into the harsh spotlight of racism in America who only wanted...
directed by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003; produced by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003, Pathway Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2008), 1 hour
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In the Land of Milk and Honey
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directed by Paul Donahue, fl. 1998-2001; produced by Paul Donahue, fl. 1998-2001 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2001), 1 hour
Examines Pulaski, Tennessee, the town where the Ku Klux Klan was founded right after the Civil War, and where today its memory still runs very deep. Combining interviews with local residents as well as attendees at a Klan rally and counter demonstrators, historical photos, contemporary footage, scenes of a museum...
directed by Paul Donahue, fl. 1998-2001; produced by Paul Donahue, fl. 1998-2001 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2001), 1 hour
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Million Woman March: Sisterhood Alive and Well
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directed by Andre Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Andre Walker, fl. 2003 and Sean R. Jones, fl. 1997 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1997), 24 mins
This video documents the Million Woman March in Philadelphia on October 25, 1997, when black women from all over America gathered to demonstrate their concerns for Black America and to express their sense of unity as a movement that can play an influential role in American society. Black activists such as Dick Gre...
directed by Andre Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Andre Walker, fl. 2003 and Sean R. Jones, fl. 1997 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1997), 24 mins
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Slave Reparations
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directed by John Eisler, fl. 2003; produced by Arlene Corsano, fl. 2003, Crabtree Pictures (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2003), 53 mins

This documentary examines the current controversy over the issue of slave reparations, addressing the most often voiced objections ("It's long over," "I had nothing to do with it," "Affirmative Action is enough," etc.) to the claim for financial restitution to the ancestors of slaves for the wealth created by blac...

directed by John Eisler, fl. 2003; produced by Arlene Corsano, fl. 2003, Crabtree Pictures (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2003), 53 mins
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