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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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African Exodus
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directed by Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Turlick, fl. 2006, Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008 and Jessica Landaw, fl. 1994, Red Shield Pictures (New York, NY: DigiNext Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 mins

Since 2006, 60,000 non-Jewish Africans, primarily from Sudan and Eritrea, have fled the wars and dictatorships of their home countries and made their way through Egypt and the Sinai desert into Israel, the Jewish homeland. These Africans, mostly refugees and asylum seekers, have risked their lives in the hope of f...

directed by Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Turlick, fl. 2006, Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008 and Jessica Landaw, fl. 1994, Red Shield Pictures (New York, NY: DigiNext Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 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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Among the Disappeared: A Cambodian Survivor Remembers
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produced by Four Square Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 48 mins
As a young child, Kodaim Ear survived the suffering the Khmer Rouge inflicted on Cambodia. He lost his parents and three sisters and was saved by his cunning and determined grandfather who enabled the remaining family members to survive the rigors of forced labor in the countryside. Now thirty, and recently marrie...
produced by Four Square Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 48 mins
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Bedwin Hacker
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directed by Nadia El Fani, 1960-; produced by Nadia El Fani, 1960-, Z'Yeux Noirs Movies and CTV Production; performed by Sonia Hamza, fl. 2003, Muriel Solvay, fl. 1986, Nadia Saiji, fl. 1987 and Tomer Sisley, 1974- (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2006), 1 hour 39 mins,
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From a remote mountain village in Tunisia, Kalt, a female hacker hijacks the airwaves in Northern Africa and France to broadcast political messages. When Julia, a French Intelligence officer, gets on the case, she flies in from france to infiltrate the hacker world and find out who is behind the interruptions. Thi...
directed by Nadia El Fani, 1960-; produced by Nadia El Fani, 1960-, Z'Yeux Noirs Movies and CTV Production; performed by Sonia Hamza, fl. 2003, Muriel Solvay, fl. 1986, Nadia Saiji, fl. 1987 and Tomer Sisley, 1974- (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2006), 1 hour 39 mins,
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Bending the Arc
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(Film Platform, 2017), 1 hour 42 mins
A powerful documentary about the extraordinary team of doctors and activists – including Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Ophelia Dahl – whose work thirty years ago to save lives in a rural Haitian village grew into a global battle in the halls of power for the right to health for all. The community health mode...
(Film Platform, 2017), 1 hour 42 mins
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Brazil: Memories of a Dirty War
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directed by Rodrigo Vazquez (Java Films, 2013), 52 mins
In 2012, President Dilma Rouseff created the Truth Commission to investigate human rights abuses committed by the military regime that ruled Brazil from 1964 to 1985. Members of the security forces have been called to collaborate but only one has stepped forward: Claudio Guerra. In the 1970s, he was a key player i...
directed by Rodrigo Vazquez (Java Films, 2013), 52 mins
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Burma Displaced
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directed by Roland Wehap, fl. 2008; produced by Rowe Productions (Java Films, 2010), 1 hour
We hear the stories of the people who were able to flee Burma. They live as illegal workers in neighboring countries, in refugee camps in Bangladesh, as tourist attractions in Thailand. Burma only lives in their memories. We meet the Rap Group 'Myanmar Future Generation' who sing about Burma's tragic history. Thei...
directed by Roland Wehap, fl. 2008; produced by Rowe Productions (Java Films, 2010), 1 hour
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Cambodia: The Betrayal
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produced by David Munro, 1942- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 8 mins
The world was horrified to learn of the holocaust which had taken place in Cambodia at the hands of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. This film exposes the hypocrisy of the Western nations which continue to support Pol Pot, despite the atrocities of his regime. Not only has Pol Pot been allowed to occupy Cambodia's sea...
produced by David Munro, 1942- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 8 mins
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