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18 Ius Soli: Il diritto di essere italiani
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directed by Fred Kuowrnu, fl. 2003; produced by Struggle Filmworks (Rome, Lazio: Privately Published, 2012), 53 mins
18 Ius Soli (the right of soil) is a 2012 award-winning grassroots Italian documentary about the issues of the citizenship for 1,000,000 of kids born in Italy. Officially selected at Black Berlin International Cinema. This documentary “examines” the law that denies citizenship to young people born in Italy of...
directed by Fred Kuowrnu, fl. 2003; produced by Struggle Filmworks (Rome, Lazio: Privately Published, 2012), 53 mins
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24 Days in Brooks
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directed by Dana Inkster; produced by Bonnie Thompson, National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2007), 42 mins
Over the course of a decade Brooks, Alberta, transformed from a socially conservative, primarily white town to one of the most diverse places in Canada as immigrants and refugees flocked to find jobs at the Lakeside Packers slaughterhouse. This film is a portrait of those people working together and adapting to ch...
directed by Dana Inkster; produced by Bonnie Thompson, National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2007), 42 mins
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99% Woman
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produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
In October, 1998, forty-five year old Benjy Nelson - former high school athlete and United States Air Force airman - had a sex-change operation. During his air force career, he began to dress as a woman - first at home, and then in public. For the last five years before his operation, Benjy dressed as a woman full...
produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 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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100 Years of Silence: The Germans in Namibia
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directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
One hundred years ago, the Herero people of Namibia were nearly exterminated by German colonial soldiers in what has become known as the first genocide of the 20th century. Herero men, women and children were rounded up like cattle and put into Germany's first ever concentration camps. Four years later, three-quar...
directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
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211: Anna
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directed by Giovanna Massimetti, 1954- and Paolo Serbandini, fl. 2008-2009 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2009), 1 hour 30 mins
An examination of Russian journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya's death while covering the Chechen conflict and President Vladimir Putin.
directed by Giovanna Massimetti, 1954- and Paolo Serbandini, fl. 2008-2009 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2009), 1 hour 30 mins
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731: Two Versions of Hell
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produced by James T. Hong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 28 mins
This is a multi-award winning documentary about Unit 731, Japan's secret World War II biological and chemical weapons facility in the Chinese town of Harbin where biological weapons were developed during the Japanese Occupation. The film uses the same footage as seen from two points of view. The first half gives t...
produced by James T. Hong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 28 mins
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The Accidental Hero: Oskar Schindler
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directed by David Haggie; produced by David Haggie and Anna Laura Malago, CTVC and British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999, originally published 1997), 31 mins
This documentary on Oskar Schindler, the wartime rescuer of 1200 Jews, grapples with the moral ambiguity of a flawed hero. Schindler had joined the Nazi party early on and sympathized with their expansionist views. Personally, he was a gambler, adventurer, womanizer and drinker. How does such a person become the m...
directed by David Haggie; produced by David Haggie and Anna Laura Malago, CTVC and British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999, originally published 1997), 31 mins
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Adelante (Forward)
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directed by Noam Osband, fl. 2012-2014; produced by Noam Osband, fl. 2012-2014 (Noam Osband, 2014), 50 mins
Adelante showcases an Irish Catholic church on the outskirts of Philadelphia that is attracting the patronage of Mexican immigrants in the area. With a personal glimpse at the lives of the vibrant community members - a remarkable Irish American priest, young Mexican immigrants, and older Irish parishioners - the...
directed by Noam Osband, fl. 2012-2014; produced by Noam Osband, fl. 2012-2014 (Noam Osband, 2014), 50 mins
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Africa in the 21st Century, Somalia: The Neglected Civil War
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produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
Independent since 1960, Somalia has seen virtually constant political upheaval. Chaos still reigns in the capital, Mogadishu, and throughout Somalia. Some eighty percent of the nation is under the power of guerrillas and local warlords. Taking advantage of the chaos, Islamic fundamentalist groups such as al Qaeda...
produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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