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Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History
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directed by Soumyaa Behrens, fl. 2015; produced by Soumyaa Behrens, fl. 2015 (London, England: Documentary Film Institute, 2017), 52 mins
Trevor Getz and Liz Clark’s graphic novel about a young woman who fights for her freedom in the courts of Africa’s gold coast in the late 1800’s comes to life in an animated feature produced by the Documentary Film Institute at San Francisco State University. The novel won the James Harvey Robinson prize in 2014.
directed by Soumyaa Behrens, fl. 2015; produced by Soumyaa Behrens, fl. 2015 (London, England: Documentary Film Institute, 2017), 52 mins
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The Act Of Killing (2012)
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directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, 1974-; produced by Singe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real; performed by Anwar Congo, 1940-2019, Herman Koto and Yapto Soerjosoemarno, 1949- (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2012), 2 hours 40 mins
Contains grapic depictions and discussions of death squad tactics. This item also contains graphic content.
In a country where killers are celebrated as heroes, the filmmakers challenge unrepentant death squad leader Anwar Congo and his friends to dramatise their role in genocide. But their idea of being in a movie is not to provide testimony for a documentary: they want to be stars in their favourite film genres - gang...
directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, 1974-; produced by Singe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real; performed by Anwar Congo, 1940-2019, Herman Koto and Yapto Soerjosoemarno, 1949- (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2012), 2 hours 40 mins
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All the King's Men (1999)
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written by Nigel McCrery, 1953-; directed by Julian Jarrold, 1960-; produced by Gareth Neame, 1967- and Nigel McCrery, 1953-, British Broadcasting Corporation and WGBH Boston; performed by David Jason, 1940-, Dame Maggie Smith, 1934-, David Troughton, 1950- and Patrick Malahide, 1945- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 1 hour 57 mins
David Jason and Maggie Smith lead an all-star cast in Alma Cullen's First World War drama about the mysterious disappearance of the Sandringham Company at Gallipoli in 1915. The loss of the King George V battalion brought the true horror of the First World War to the heart of the establishment, and to the British...
written by Nigel McCrery, 1953-; directed by Julian Jarrold, 1960-; produced by Gareth Neame, 1967- and Nigel McCrery, 1953-, British Broadcasting Corporation and WGBH Boston; performed by David Jason, 1940-, Dame Maggie Smith, 1934-, David Troughton, 1950- and Patrick Malahide, 1945- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 1 hour 57 mins
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Almost Adult
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directed by Yousaf Ali Khan, fl. 2001; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Michael Reuter, fl. 2005, Parallax East and EuroArts; performed by Victoire Milandu, fl. 2006 and Ann Warungu, fl. 2003-2006 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2006), 1 hour 15 mins,
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Mamie and Shiku are two young African girls. Almost adults. One is 17 years old, the other is 13. These two minor refugees who arrived in England to get a better life become friends. But soon, administrative and police issues separate them. Mamie becomes a clandestine while Shiku's foster family makes her a maid....

directed by Yousaf Ali Khan, fl. 2001; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Michael Reuter, fl. 2005, Parallax East and EuroArts; performed by Victoire Milandu, fl. 2006 and Ann Warungu, fl. 2003-2006 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2006), 1 hour 15 mins,
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Art & Culture, Dante – The First Renaissance Man
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2016), 1 hour 20 mins
This film by Malcolm Hossick explores the astonishing life and work of the 14th century Italian poet Dante. He wrote in everyday Italian and was the first writer to explore the life of the individual in any depth. His ideas have filtered down through the ages and have greatly influenced humanity at large.
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Academy Media, in Art & Culture (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2016), 1 hour 20 mins
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Beauty of Books, Episode 1, Ancient Bibles
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directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 33 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 33 mins
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Beauty of Books, Episode 2, Medieval Masterpieces
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directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 33 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 33 mins
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Castles in the Sky
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directed by Gillies MacKinnon; designed by Gill Horn; produced by Simon Wheeler, Hero Productions; performed by Eddie Izzard, 1962-, Laura Fraser, Alex Jennings, 1957-, Julian Rhind-Tutt, 1968-, David Hayman, 1948-, Timothy McInnerny and Karl Davies (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
Eddie Izzard stars in this funny, moving and inspiring factual drama about the pioneering work on radar by a little known team of scientists in the run up to the Second World War. On 26 February 1935, Robert Watson-Watt demonstrated for the first time that aircraft could be detected by bouncing radio waves off the...
directed by Gillies MacKinnon; designed by Gill Horn; produced by Simon Wheeler, Hero Productions; performed by Eddie Izzard, 1962-, Laura Fraser, Alex Jennings, 1957-, Julian Rhind-Tutt, 1968-, David Hayman, 1948-, Timothy McInnerny and Karl Davies (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 1 hour 29 mins
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La Commune (Paris, 1871)
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directed by Peter Watkins, 1935-; produced by Paul Saadoun, fl. 1992, 13 Productions, La Sept Arte and Musée d'Orsay; performed by Eliane Annie Adalto, fl. 2000, Pierre Barbieux, fl. 2000 and Bernard Bombeau, fl. 2000 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2000), 5 hours 46 mins

In this war drama blurring the lines between documentary and fiction, Watkins covers and interviews on television the working class and the bourgeoisie of 19th century, before and during a tragic workers' class revolt.

« Un ovni dans le paysage audiovisuel : une œuvre à part, belle et crispante, qui dynamite le...

directed by Peter Watkins, 1935-; produced by Paul Saadoun, fl. 1992, 13 Productions, La Sept Arte and Musée d'Orsay; performed by Eliane Annie Adalto, fl. 2000, Pierre Barbieux, fl. 2000 and Bernard Bombeau, fl. 2000 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2000), 5 hours 46 mins
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Diary of Anne Frank, Episode 1, The Diary of Anne Frank, Part 1
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directed by Gareth Davies, fl. 1951-2000; produced by Terrance Dicks, 1935-, British Broadcasting Corporation and A&E Television Networks; performed by Katharine Schlesinger, fl. 1987-2002, Emrys James, 1928-1989 and Janet Amsbury, fl. 1987-1996, in Diary of Anne Frank, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987, originally published 1947), 31 mins,
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From Anne's diary: 'After May, 1940, good times rapidly fled: first the war, then the capitulation, followed by the arrival of the Germans. That is when the sufferings of us Jews really began...'

This film is an adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank.

directed by Gareth Davies, fl. 1951-2000; produced by Terrance Dicks, 1935-, British Broadcasting Corporation and A&E Television Networks; performed by Katharine Schlesinger, fl. 1987-2002, Emrys James, 1928-1989 and Janet Amsbury, fl. 1987-1996, in Diary of Anne Frank, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987, originally published 1947), 31 mins,
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