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Beyond the Veil, 3, New Cold War
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
Is the gap between the West and moderate Muslims widening? Is the West determined to impose its value system on Islamic nations without regard to national preferences, thus radicalizing local patriots? Are all Western motives self-serving? When both cultures accept - and honor - that their definitions of democracy...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
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Children of the Silver Mountain
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directed by Juan S. Betancor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 55 mins
The mines of Bolivia date back to 1545 when the Spanish conquerors who discovered pure silver in an Inca region dominated by a mountain they named Cerro Rico. At its base the city of Potosi grew, along with the largest mining industry of its time. Four centuries later the mines still produce silver, zinc and lead...
directed by Juan S. Betancor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 55 mins
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Heart Broken In Half
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directed by Dwight Conquergood and Taggart Seigel; produced by Collective Eye Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 57 mins
Few filmmakers have dared or been able to get behind the headlines to confront the human reality and complexity of street gangs in urban America. Challenging stereotypes, this documentary gives voice to the street youths and reveals their underground culture. Here is an intricate web of symbols and passions, terri...
directed by Dwight Conquergood and Taggart Seigel; produced by Collective Eye Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 57 mins
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Holy Water-Gate
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directed by Mary Healey Jamiel; produced by Mary Healey Jamiel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 29 mins
Holy Water-Gate explores the lengths to which sexual abuse has been systematically obscured throughout the nation. It presents startling testimony from an admitted priest perpetrator, church officials and victims, as well as the story of Father John Bambrick who was himself molested by a priest as an adolescent an...
directed by Mary Healey Jamiel; produced by Mary Healey Jamiel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 29 mins
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Hunting Bobby Oatway
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directed by John Kastner, fl. 1997; produced by John Kastner, fl. 1997, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
When a sexual predator is released from jail, his accusers often worry that they may now be at risk, or that he will return to their community, placing others in danger. In the situation presented in this compelling film, it is the convicted criminal who is being stalked and hounded by his former victims. Bobby Oa...
directed by John Kastner, fl. 1997; produced by John Kastner, fl. 1997, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
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Islam Behind Bars
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directed by John Curtin and Paul Carvalho; produced by Kaos Productions Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 5 mins
No religion is growing faster in Western prisons than Islam. In the United States alone, there are more than 200,000 Muslim inmates. They are mainly black converts searching for an alternative to Christianity, which many reject as the slave-master's faith. Islam Behind Bars takes an unflinching look at the disrupt...
directed by John Curtin and Paul Carvalho; produced by Kaos Productions Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 5 mins
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The Last Ghost of War
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directed by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013; produced by Pham Thai Quoc, fl. 2000 and Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 1 mins
At Tu Du Hospital in Saigon, the painful aftermath of the Vietnam War is all too evident. Babies in a special unit have enlarged heads or are missing limbs. Pham Thi Thu Linh, born without arms, writes with her feet. A boy with a shrunken leg careens around the corridor in a wheelchair. Thirty years after the end...
directed by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013; produced by Pham Thai Quoc, fl. 2000 and Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 1 mins
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Lines of Blood: The Drug War In Colombia
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directed by Brian Moser, fl. 1960; produced by Brian Moser, fl. 1960 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 53 mins
This is a powerful investigation of the drug war which is raging in Colombia, the cocaine capital of the world. For almost a decade, the United States, backed by Britain and other Western countries, has tried to smash the powerful and wealthy drug cartels with little success. Coca growing has increased and has now...
directed by Brian Moser, fl. 1960; produced by Brian Moser, fl. 1960 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 53 mins
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Lost for Life
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directed by Joshua Rofe, fl. 2012; produced by Joshua Rofe, fl. 2012, Mark Jonathan Harris, fl. 2013, Peter Landesman, fl. 2013, Rick Allen, fl. 2013 and Ted Leonsis, 1957-, Marcel Herman LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 1 hour 14 mins
Lost for Life is a documentary about juveniles who are serving life in prison without parole. All are guilty of first-degree murder. The film examines the sometimes unanswerable questions: What is justice when a young person kills? Can a horrific act place a life beyond redemption? Are there alternatives for kids...
directed by Joshua Rofe, fl. 2012; produced by Joshua Rofe, fl. 2012, Mark Jonathan Harris, fl. 2013, Peter Landesman, fl. 2013, Rick Allen, fl. 2013 and Ted Leonsis, 1957-, Marcel Herman LLC (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 1 hour 14 mins
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Prison Lullabies
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produced by Brown Hats Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 23 mins
Prison Lullabies is the remarkable portrait of four women living on the bad side of luck, struggling with drug addiction, arrested for dealing and prostitution and serving prison time with one common bond: they are pregnant. Amy, Monique, Joann and Ann Marie -- they all have given birth behind bars. For these wome...
produced by Brown Hats Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 23 mins
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