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As Seen on TV: The Rise of the Infomercial
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
This documentary offers a behind-the-scenes exploration of the tactics used by infomercial makers and shows how, despite a troubled economy, the infomercial industry continues to grow. It examines the psychology behind successful and unsuccessful sales pitches and features commentary from such industry professiona...
(Films Media Group, 2009), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
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Behind the Scenes: Hospitality/Hotels
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
This program explores what happens behind the scenes at hotels, examining the variety of individuals who make a person’s hotel stay comfortable and pleasant. It discusses the doorman and bellhop, looks at the check-in desk, considers linen storage, and visits the business office.
(Films Media Group, 2001), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
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Brazil: Urban Planning Challenges
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
This program explores the innovative urban planning, engineering, and conservation work in Curitiba, Brazil. The DVD looks at Curitiba’s fully modernized public transportation and recycling systems, considers its “Citizenship Street” zoning pattern that reduces high-volume traffic, and examines an oil collec...
(Films Media Group, 2009), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
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Breaking the Wall of Misleading National Indicators: How Economics Can Measure Real Progress
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
Advocating a revision of the current economic system in light of the global economic crisis, this program with Stewart Wallis explores the systematic problem of economies faced with growing inequality and instability. Wallis explains his views regarding the need to reframe the economy with social justice, environm...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
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The Bubble Decade: America’s Economy After 2000
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(Films Media Group), 45 page(s)
This documentary explores the three economic bubbles that defined the first ten years of the 21st century: the tech bubble, the housing boom and real estate bubble, and the credit fiasco. The DVD offers a panel discussion among experts.
(Films Media Group), 45 page(s)
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Cappuccino Trail: The Global Economy in a Cup
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This DVD explains that while a 150-pound bag of coffee might earn a farmer $50, the street value of the same bag is around $20,000. It examines the roles of commodity traders and analysts and profiles a company dedicated to paying fair prices to farmers.
(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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Catering: An Insider’s Guide to the Business
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(Films Media Group), 22 page(s)
This program looks at the food preparation and business sides of catering. It explains how to develop a successful business plan, prepare and equip a professional kitchen, and organize and serve a catered event from conception to cleanup.
(Films Media Group), 22 page(s)
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Communism: The Fall of the Romanovs and the Berlin Wall
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(Films Media Group, 2003), 51 mins, 51 page(s)
Featuring dramatizations, this DVD traces the rise and fall of communism in Russia from the 1918 execution of the Romanovs to the destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1989.
(Films Media Group, 2003), 51 mins, 51 page(s)
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Crocodile in the Yangtze: Inside a Chinese Internet Juggernaut
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(Films Media Group, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins, 77 page(s)
This program looks at businessman Jack Ma’s rise as China’s first Internet entrepreneur and considers his success with the Alibaba Group. Presenting footage shot between 1995 and 2009, the DVD examines Alibaba’s journey from a small start-up and explores the strategies the company put in place during the per...
(Films Media Group, 2012), 1 hour 17 mins, 77 page(s)
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Daily Café Operations
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(Films Media Group), 27 page(s)
This program features a case study of Provisions Café and looks at the procedures and best practices that make for a well-run, successful café. It explores such daily operations as early morning kitchen and front-of-house setup, preparations for breakfast and lunch service, supply orders and deliveries, closing...
(Films Media Group), 27 page(s)
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