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Killing Time
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directed by Jaap van Hoewijk, 1963-; produced by Eric Velthuis, 1960-, KV Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 54 mins
Neither advocating for the death penalty nor against it, Killing Time is a devastating investigation into the futility of taking a life - both a murder and a state sanctioned execution. A genuine discussion starter, it is an honest look at the private, logistical and business-as-usual aspects of capital punishment...
directed by Jaap van Hoewijk, 1963-; produced by Eric Velthuis, 1960-, KV Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 54 mins
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Lumo
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directed by Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, fl. 2004, Nelson Walker, III, fl. 2007, Lynn True, fl. 2010 and Louis Abelman, fl. 2007; produced by Louis Abelman, fl. 2007, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, fl. 2004 and Nelson Walker, III, fl. 2007, Goma Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 1 hour 11 mins
The agonies of war torn Africa are deeply etched in the bodies of women. In eastern Congo, vying militias, armies and bandits use rape as a weapon of terror.
directed by Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, fl. 2004, Nelson Walker, III, fl. 2007, Lynn True, fl. 2010 and Louis Abelman, fl. 2007; produced by Louis Abelman, fl. 2007, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, fl. 2004 and Nelson Walker, III, fl. 2007, Goma Film Project (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 1 hour 11 mins
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Steppin'
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directed by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003; produced by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1992), 55 mins
Introduces viewers to the step show, an exciting dance style popular among black fraternities and sororities. In addition to many rousing, crowd-pleasing performances, the program examines the cultural roots of steppin' in African dancing, military marching and hip-hop music, and discusses its contemporary social...
directed by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003; produced by Jerald B. Harkness, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1992), 55 mins
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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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