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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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Battle For Warsaw '44
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directed by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986; produced by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986, October Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009, originally published 2004), 47 mins
The Warsaw Uprising was the largest and bloodiest military operation undertaken by any resistance movement in World War II. From August 1 - October 2, 1944 the Nazis were challenged by an underground army of irregular volunteers - the vast majority barely adult. The Poles wanted to free their capital and greet the...
directed by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986; produced by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986, October Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009, originally published 2004), 47 mins
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Chile: Hasta Cuando?
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directed by David Bradbury, 1951- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 19 mins
This is the story of a country racked with political repression and torture. The film flashes back to the violence of 1973 in which the country's military, backed by the U. S., overthrew the government of Salvadore Allende, replacing it with the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. It is the Pinochet governme...
directed by David Bradbury, 1951- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 19 mins
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Chile: Hasta Cuando?
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directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by David Bradbury, 1951-, Australian Film Commission (New South Wales: Frontline Films, 1986), 57 mins
A portrait of a brutal military dictatorship made during a three month visit to Chile in 1985 by David Bradbury. The footage reveals a country torn with civil strife and political unrest; military intimidation of the population; indiscriminate arrests: murder torture and disappearances were facts of Chilean life....
directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by David Bradbury, 1951-, Australian Film Commission (New South Wales: Frontline Films, 1986), 57 mins
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Cuba: In the Shadow of Doubt
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directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013 and Carol Polakoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987, originally published 1986), 1 hour
Filmed on location at La Plata, Castro's former guerrilla headquarters- the first time any foreign film crew had been permitted there - the documentary examines the origins of Castro's revolution, and its ultimate successes and failures. It places U.S.-Cuban relations within the context of history, dating back to...
directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013 and Carol Polakoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987, originally published 1986), 1 hour
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Duch: Masters of the Forges from Hell
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directed by Rithy Panh, 1964-; produced by Catherine Dussart, 1953-, Catherine Dussart Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 42 mins
From Rithy Pahn, director of the notorious documentary S21: the Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, comes his searing follow-up: Duch: Master of the Forges of Hell. Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge was responsible for the death of nearly 2 million people - a quarter of the Cambodia population. Kaing Guek Eav, known...
directed by Rithy Panh, 1964-; produced by Catherine Dussart, 1953-, Catherine Dussart Productions (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 42 mins
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Esta Esperanza
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produced by Richard Breyer, fl. 2006-2014 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 41 mins
In this documentary on post-war El Salvador, people from all over the country recount the nightmare of the twelve-year civil war that came to an end in 1992. The filmmaker and his crew traveled throughout the country interviewing people who had witnessed some of the grimmest events of the war. He goes to the villa...
produced by Richard Breyer, fl. 2006-2014 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 41 mins
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The Forgotten Bomb
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directed by Stuart Overbey, fl. 2010 and Bud Ryan, fl. 2010; presented by Bud Ryan, fl. 2010; produced by Stuart Overbey, fl. 2010 and Bud Ryan, fl. 2010, halflife* digital and BS Production (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2012), 1 hour 34 mins

When the Cold War ended, the generations that lived through it were relieved to finally vanquish the specter of a mushroom cloud from their minds. But today, thousands of nuclear weapons in the United States and Russia remain on high-alert, still poised to destroy the planet.

In Japan, atomic bomb survivors str...

directed by Stuart Overbey, fl. 2010 and Bud Ryan, fl. 2010; presented by Bud Ryan, fl. 2010; produced by Stuart Overbey, fl. 2010 and Bud Ryan, fl. 2010, halflife* digital and BS Production (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2012), 1 hour 34 mins
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In the Name of the Emperor
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- and Nancy Tong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 53 mins
This is the only American documentary film to examine the Rape of Nanjing, December 13, 1937, when the Japanese Imperial troops marched into this city in China. In just six weeks they murdered 300,000 civilians, and systematically raped and killed thousands of women. Today, the Japanese government continues to den...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- and Nancy Tong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 53 mins
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The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor
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directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Arthur Dong, 1953-, DeepFocus Productions (Los Angeles, CA: DeepFocus Productions, 2015), 1 hour 27 mins
When Dr. Haing S. Ngor was forced into labor camps by the Khmer Rouge, little did he know he would escape four years of torture and be called upon to recreate his experiences in a film that would earn him an Academy Award®. For the Chinese-Cambodian doctor, “Nothing has shaped my life as much as surviving the P...
directed by Arthur Dong, 1953-; produced by Arthur Dong, 1953-, DeepFocus Productions (Los Angeles, CA: DeepFocus Productions, 2015), 1 hour 27 mins
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