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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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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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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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Adam Clayton Powell
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directed by Richard Kilberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 1 hour 5 mins
This is a compelling portrait of the legendary African American leader, Adam Clayton Powell as well as a fascinating look at the beginning of modern black politics in this country. Handsome, brilliant and controversial, he was the pastor of America's largest Protestant congregation; an early champion in the Civil...
directed by Richard Kilberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 1 hour 5 mins
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Adolfo Pérez Esquivel: Rivers of Hope
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directed by Dawn Engle, 1957-; produced by Elizabeth Parmly Weber, 1970-, Jacque Gellein, fl. 2013, Rip Gellein, fl. 2013 and Ivan Suvanjieff, fl. 2003, PeaceJam (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2015), 1 hour 17 mins
“Adolfo Perez Esquivel: RIVERS OF HOPE” is the story of Latin America over the past eighty years as seen through the eyes of one man. Nobel Peace Prize winner Esquivel shares his journey illustrating the ongoing struggle for social justice across Latin America.
directed by Dawn Engle, 1957-; produced by Elizabeth Parmly Weber, 1970-, Jacque Gellein, fl. 2013, Rip Gellein, fl. 2013 and Ivan Suvanjieff, fl. 2003, PeaceJam (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2015), 1 hour 17 mins
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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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Against the Tide
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directed by Nathalie Loubeyre, fl. 1999; produced by Laurent Alary, fl. 2013 and Éric Jarno, fl. 2013, Pays des Miroirs Productions and Tell Me Films (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2014), 52 mins
Since the mid-1990s, more than 20,000 migrants have died in the Mediterranean in their attempt to reach Europe. This film shares the extraordinary action taken by activists from Africa and Europe: raising awareness, mobilizing public opinion, and continuing the struggle for the rights of boat-people.
directed by Nathalie Loubeyre, fl. 1999; produced by Laurent Alary, fl. 2013 and Éric Jarno, fl. 2013, Pays des Miroirs Productions and Tell Me Films (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2014), 52 mins
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Aleppo's Fall
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directed by Nizam Najjar, 1980-; produced by Henrik Underbjerg, 1964-, Stray Dog Productions, Fenris Film and Yuzu Productions (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2017), 52 mins
When the Arab Spring reached Syria in 2011, Nizam Najjar, a Syrian now living in Norway, thought the rebels would quickly oust President Bashar al-Assad. But the peaceful protests were brutally suppressed, and the once united rebel movement fell apart. Najjar returns to Syria to investigate why the rebels are fail...
directed by Nizam Najjar, 1980-; produced by Henrik Underbjerg, 1964-, Stray Dog Productions, Fenris Film and Yuzu Productions (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2017), 52 mins
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All Power to The People!
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directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins

Opening with a montage of four hundred years of race injustice in America, this powerful documentary provides the historical context for the establishment of the 60's civil rights movement. Rare clips of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, and other activists transport one back to those tumultuous times....

directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins
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