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After Solidarity: Three Polish Families in America
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directed by Gaylen Ross, 1950-; produced by Gaylen Ross, 1950- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 59 mins
This documentary, directed by Gaylen Ross, tells the story of three Polish families who were forced to immigrate to the United States after being kicked out of the Solidarity party in Poland.
directed by Gaylen Ross, 1950-; produced by Gaylen Ross, 1950- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 59 mins
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La Americana
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directed by Nicholas Bruckman, fl. 2008 and John Mattiuzzi, fl. 2006; produced by Nicholas Bruckman, fl. 2008 and Jesse Thomas, fl. 2008, People's Television (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2008), 1 hour 6 mins
When nine-year-old Carla suffers a life-threatening accident, her mother, Carmen, must leave her behind and make the dangerous and illegal journey from Bolivia to the U.S., where she hopes to earn enough to save her daughter's life. Working in New York to support Carla's medical needs, Carmen struggles in vain to...
directed by Nicholas Bruckman, fl. 2008 and John Mattiuzzi, fl. 2006; produced by Nicholas Bruckman, fl. 2008 and Jesse Thomas, fl. 2008, People's Television (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2008), 1 hour 6 mins
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Amisk
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directed by Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-; produced by Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2015), 40 mins
A performing arts film by Alanis Obomsawin, it documents efforts to raise funds for the James Bay Cree and was made at a time when Cree territory was threatened by hydro-electric projects. Amisk represents early work by Obomsawin, a trailblazer in Canadian Aboriginal film.
directed by Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-; produced by Alanis Obomsawin, 1932-, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2015), 40 mins
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Angels are Made of Light
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directed by James Longley, 1972-; produced by James Longley, 1972- (New York, NY: Grasshopper Film, 2018), 1 hour 57 mins
A stirring and beautiful documentary from Academy Award nominated director James Longley (Iraq in Fragments), Angels Are Made of Light traces the lives of young students and their teachers at a school in the old city of Kabul. Interweaving the modern history of Afghanistan with present-day portraits, the film offe...
directed by James Longley, 1972-; produced by James Longley, 1972- (New York, NY: Grasshopper Film, 2018), 1 hour 57 mins
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Año Nuevo
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directed by Todd Darling, fl. 1981; produced by Todd Darling, fl. 1981 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1981), 1 hour
This expose of the plight of undocumented Mexican workers in the U.S. also provides a comprehensive overview of the complex issue of Mexican immigration, including interviews with prominent scholars, attorneys and organizers.
directed by Todd Darling, fl. 1981; produced by Todd Darling, fl. 1981 (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 1981), 1 hour
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Back to the Roots: Kastom Gaden
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directed by Larry Thomas, 1961- (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 2008), 24 mins
A short film on the re-introduction of traditional farming practices in the Solomon Islands.
directed by Larry Thomas, 1961- (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 2008), 24 mins
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Behind the Fence
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directed by Lindsay Branham, fl. 2010; produced by Jonathan Olinger, fl. 2016, RYOT (Los Angeles, CA: RYOT, 2016), 9 mins
"Behind the Fence" looks inside the 5x5 square mile camp that imprisons the Rohingya muslim minority in Myanmar, and investigates the extremist Buddhists who propagate virulent anti-Muslim sentiment across the country. Behind the Fence profiles Abul, a husband who does everything he can to try to help his sick w...
directed by Lindsay Branham, fl. 2010; produced by Jonathan Olinger, fl. 2016, RYOT (Los Angeles, CA: RYOT, 2016), 9 mins
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Beyond the Wall
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directed by Mikkel Cantzler, fl. 2018 and Mikkel Keldorf, fl. 2014; produced by Mikkel Cantzler, fl. 2018, RYOT, RaFILM and Mikkel Keldorf Media (Los Angeles, CA: RYOT, 2018), 7 mins
The Northern Triangle' region in Central America is among the most deadly places on Earth. Meet the people fleeing the area and follow them on the most dangerous journey of their life towards the US border.
directed by Mikkel Cantzler, fl. 2018 and Mikkel Keldorf, fl. 2014; produced by Mikkel Cantzler, fl. 2018, RYOT, RaFILM and Mikkel Keldorf Media (Los Angeles, CA: RYOT, 2018), 7 mins
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The Black Road
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directed by William Nessen, fl. 2005; produced by Electric Pictures (Western Australia: Electric Pictures, 2005), 52 mins
In the Indonesian province of Aceh, journalist William Nessen gained a general's trust and patrolled with the military. He fell in love with a local translator, who worked secretly for the independence movement. Nessen lived for months on the frontlines with GAM independence guerrillas, was hunted by the military,...
directed by William Nessen, fl. 2005; produced by Electric Pictures (Western Australia: Electric Pictures, 2005), 52 mins
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Brooks: The City of 100 Hellos
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directed by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008; produced by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008, Brandy Y Productions (Canada: Brandy Y Productions, 2011), 47 mins
The documentary Brooks – The City of 100 Hellos by Canadian filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk gives us a rare glimpse into the lives of many of the new immigrants, refugees and temporary foreign workers that have moved to Brooks, Alberta, Canada. It also explores the challenges they face and looks at how long-time reside...
directed by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008; produced by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008, Brandy Y Productions (Canada: Brandy Y Productions, 2011), 47 mins
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