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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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The Battle for Peace - Shimon Peres
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produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
The Battle for Peace -- Shimon Peres follows up on the earlier film Peres -- The Road to Peace. Ever since the assassination of the late Prime Minister Rabin, Peres has been the leading spokesman for a negotiated peace. Despite his recent defeat, he continues to be an important presence on the Israeli political sc...
produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
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Biography, Mao Tse Tung: China's Peasant Emperor
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directed by Nick Davidson; produced by Nick Davidson, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 45 mins
This program--told through the accounts of those who have met and studied him, loved and loathed him--includes archive film and pictures going back to the very earliest days of Mao's life as well as unique film of China at the turn of the century.
directed by Nick Davidson; produced by Nick Davidson, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 45 mins
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Breaking the Wall of Silence
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directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2008), 50 mins
Breaking the Wall of Silence is a documentary that portrays the courageous struggle of a peaceful, vulnerable culture against domination by an aggressive neighbour – a story of personal sacrifice and spiritual fortitude. Breaking the Wall of Silence will take you behind the scenes of the Tibetan struggle. It wil...
directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2008), 50 mins
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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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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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China: One Child Policy
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produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 23 mins
In 1980, the Communist Government of China instituted a policy of one child per family as a means of curtailing population growth. Now, the success or failure of this highly controversial social experiment can be assessed. In this comprehensive report, correspondent John Taylor journeyed from the high rise flats o...
produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 23 mins
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Correspondent, No Experience Necessary
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presented by Sue Lloyd-Roberts; produced by Ewa Ewart, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2000), 45 mins
An estimated half a million women are being transported to Western Europe by sex traffickers every year. It's a multi-million pound business where, for the traffickers, the rewards are high and the risks are low. But, for the girls, the consequences are brutal and potentially dangerous. Following a route which beg...
presented by Sue Lloyd-Roberts; produced by Ewa Ewart, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2000), 45 mins
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Correspondent, Dying To Leave
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directed by Sun Shuyun, 1960-; presented by Olenka Frenkiel, fl. 1988; produced by Frank Smith, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 47 mins
In June 2000, 58 Chinese nationals were discovered in a truck at Dover Ferry Port in the UK. Packed like cattle in a container with no air, food or water, they suffocated to death. An estimated 100,000 Chinese people entrust their lives to human smugglers or 'Snakeheads' every year. For huge fees, they are promise...
directed by Sun Shuyun, 1960-; presented by Olenka Frenkiel, fl. 1988; produced by Frank Smith, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 47 mins
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Correspondent, The Ugly War: Children of Vengeance
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directed by Stuart Tanner; presented by John Kampfner; produced by Stuart Tanner, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 46 mins
Death is now the Palestinians' most potent weapon. They don't have tanks, helicopters or a professional army - all they have is young men willing to be martyred, and the element of surprise. Gaining rare access to the Palestinian militias, Correspondent focuses on the nexus of 'terrorist' street fighters in three...
directed by Stuart Tanner; presented by John Kampfner; produced by Stuart Tanner, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 46 mins
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