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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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El Antillano
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directed by Tito Román Rivera, fl. 2014; produced by Tito Román Rivera, fl. 2014, Caserio Films (Puerto Rico: Caserio Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins

Un documental sobre el icónico revolucionario puertorriqueño, Ramón Emeterio Betances, que nos lleva a una viaje a Francia, Cuba, República Dominicana, Haití y Puerto Rico. Betances vivió y influyó revolucionarios importantes en todos estos países. A pesar de su importancia, es más conocido en el estranje...

directed by Tito Román Rivera, fl. 2014; produced by Tito Román Rivera, fl. 2014, Caserio Films (Puerto Rico: Caserio Films, 2015), 1 hour 22 mins
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Burden on the Land
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produced by Roger Pyke Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 5 mins
Filmed in the face of enormous political and geographical obstacles, Burden on the Land is a comprehensive look at Africa's future as it faces the 21st century. It addresses the root causes of famine and suggests reasons why development efforts in Africa have been so disappointing. Examining the sub-Saharan countr...
produced by Roger Pyke Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 5 mins
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Choosing Exile
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directed by Marc Radomsky; produced by Marc Radomsky (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 56 mins
Filmmaker Marc Radomsky is third generation South African. His grandfather emigrated from Lithuania to escape pogroms. The family established their roots in Johannesburg and prospered. However Marc and his wife see that growing lawlessness and crime in post-Apartheid South Africa has driven the white community int...
directed by Marc Radomsky; produced by Marc Radomsky (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 56 mins
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Crónicas Mexicas
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960- (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2002), 1 hour 26 mins

El cineasta Eduardo Montes-Bradley (como Rita Clavel) se une al escritor argentino Martín Caparros siguiendo los pasos de Hernan Cortes de Veracruz, en el campo de la costa de Mexico, a Tenochtitlan, la antigua capital del Imperio Azteca. Caparros se convierte en el protagonista de esta viaje por la geografia y e...

directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960- (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2002), 1 hour 26 mins
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From Congo to Zaire
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directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
The Congo, the largest country in Central Africa, was granted its independence from Belgium in 1960. This riveting historical documentary, using a wealth of archival material, illustrates how the legacy of colonialism effected modern Congo, led first by Patrice Lumumba, then by General Mobutu for thirty years. Fro...
directed by Olivier Moser and Frederic Tadino (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 2 mins
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Ho Chi Minh
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directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
In Vietnam, one of the last communist nations, Ho Chi Minh remains the father figure for the nation. For many in the West there remains a fascination with Uncle Ho, the frail, idealistic leader who against seemingly insurmountable odds humiliated two of the world's strongest armies, the American and the French. Th...
directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
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Maria's Story: A Documentary Portrait Of Love And Survival In El Salvador's Civil War
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directed by Pamela Cohen, fl. 2011 and Monona Wali, 1955-; produced by Catherine M. Ryan, fl. 2011 and Pamela Cohen, fl. 2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 57 mins
It is El Salvador, 1989, three years before the end of a brutal civil war that took 75,000 lives. Maria Serrano, wife, mother, and guerrilla leader is on the frontlines of the battle for her people and her country. With unprecedented access to FMLN guerrilla camps, the filmmakers dramatically chronicle Maria's dai...
directed by Pamela Cohen, fl. 2011 and Monona Wali, 1955-; produced by Catherine M. Ryan, fl. 2011 and Pamela Cohen, fl. 2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 57 mins
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A Time There Was: Stories from the Last Days of Kenya Colony
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directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins

This autobiographical documentary revisits the Mau Mau Rebellion of the 1950s. More than 50 years after the conflict, in which the director participated as a young British soldier stationed in Kenya for his national service, he confronts his past with audacity and unflinching self-inquiry.

Combining McWilliams' ow...

directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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A Time There Was: Stories from the last days of Kenya Colony
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directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
This autobiographical documentary revisits the Mau Mau Rebellion of the 1950s. More than 50 years after the conflict, in which the director participated as a young British soldier stationed in Kenya for his national service, he confronts his past with audacity and unflinching self-inquiry. Combining McWilliams' ow...
directed by Donald McWilliams, 1935-; produced by Adam Symansky, fl. 1977-2010 and Marcy Page, fl. 1977-2015, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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