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10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 3, Civil Rights
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directed by Dominique Anders, fl. 2003-2017 and Stuart Chait, 1980-; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Mary Courtney, fl. 2004-2016 and Henry Rollins, 1961-, Asylum Entertainment; interview by Henry Rollins, 1961-, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

In "10 Things You Don't Know About," punk rock icon Henry Rollins uncovers crazy twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew. Whether he's analyzing centuries-old documents at the National Archives or exploring the inside of a dead gangster's speakeasy, he's on a m...

directed by Dominique Anders, fl. 2003-2017 and Stuart Chait, 1980-; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Mary Courtney, fl. 2004-2016 and Henry Rollins, 1961-, Asylum Entertainment; interview by Henry Rollins, 1961-, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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62 Years and 6500 Miles Between
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directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Center for Asian American Media (United States: A. W. Chang Productions, 2004), 53 mins
Amidst the political upheavals of a nation and the world, the filmmaker navigates cultural, geographical and linguistic distances in search of wisdom and hope from her 100 year-old Taiwanese activist grandmother (Ama). Artist Statement. 62 YEARS AND 6,500 MILES BETWEEN explores the discovery of my grandmother’s...
directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Center for Asian American Media (United States: A. W. Chang Productions, 2004), 53 mins
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300 Miles to Freedom
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directed by Richard Breyer, fl. 2006-2014; produced by W&B Productions (Syracuse, NY: W&B Productions, 2011), 34 mins
On June 4, 1844, John W. Jones and four of his companions headed north. They were fugitive slaves who escaped bondage in Leesburg, Virginia. 300 Miles to Freedom chronicles John W Jones’ journey to freedom on the Underground Railroad and his remarkable life as a free man in Elmira, New York. When John arrived...
directed by Richard Breyer, fl. 2006-2014; produced by W&B Productions (Syracuse, NY: W&B Productions, 2011), 34 mins
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Agents Of Change
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directed by Abby Ginzberg, fl. 2010 and Frank Dawson; produced by Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg, fl. 2010, Social Action Media and Kovno Communications, Inc. (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2016), 1 hour 6 mins
Current struggles to make colleges welcoming and relevant for students of color continue movements which swept across campuses fifty years ago. Agents of Change, tells the timely and inspiring story of how successful protests for equity and inclusion led to establishing the first Black and Ethnic Studies departmen...
directed by Abby Ginzberg, fl. 2010 and Frank Dawson; produced by Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg, fl. 2010, Social Action Media and Kovno Communications, Inc. (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2016), 1 hour 6 mins
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Alice Walker
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directed by Susan Shaw, fl. 1992; presented by Melvyn Bragg; produced by Susan Shaw, fl. 1992 and Gillian Greenwood, 1952-, London Weekend Television Studios (LWT) (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: Monarda Arts, 1992), 51 mins
The African-American author of the internationally-acclaimed book The Color Purple has been a political activist for the civil rights and women's movements since the early 1960s. Interviewed at the time of the publication of her controversial novel Possessing the Secret of Joy, Alice Walker discusses its subject ..
directed by Susan Shaw, fl. 1992; presented by Melvyn Bragg; produced by Susan Shaw, fl. 1992 and Gillian Greenwood, 1952-, London Weekend Television Studios (LWT) (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: Monarda Arts, 1992), 51 mins
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All Power to The People!
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directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins

Opening with a montage of four hundred years of race injustice in America, this powerful documentary provides the historical context for the establishment of the 60's civil rights movement. Rare clips of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, and other activists transport one back to those tumultuous times....

directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins
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The Amazing Nina Simone
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directed by Jeff L. Lieberman, 1978-; produced by Jeff L. Lieberman, 1978-, Re-Emerging Films (United States: Re-Emerging Films, 2015), 2 hours 1 mins
She was left out of Civil Rights history, erased by jazz critics, and forgotten by most Americans because no one knew how to categorize her greatness.  But throughout the 1960s, Nina Simone was both loved and feared for her outspoken vision of Black Freedom. Her musical proclamations like "Mississippi Goddam", an...
directed by Jeff L. Lieberman, 1978-; produced by Jeff L. Lieberman, 1978-, Re-Emerging Films (United States: Re-Emerging Films, 2015), 2 hours 1 mins
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America ReFramed, Season 4, Episode 6, Baddddd Sonia Sanchez
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directed by Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, fl. 2001, Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992; produced by Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, fl. 2001, Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992, in America ReFramed, Season 4, Episode 6 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2015), 1 hour 31 mins
The Emmy award nominated BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez offers unprecedented access to the life, work and mesmerizing performances of renowned poet and activist Sonia Sanchez who describes herself as "a woman with razor blades between my teeth." A leading figure in the Black Arts Movement and inspiration to today's hip hop...
directed by Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, fl. 2001, Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992; produced by Sabrina Schmidt Gordon, fl. 2001, Janet Goldwater, fl. 1990 and Barbara Attie, fl. 1992, in America ReFramed, Season 4, Episode 6 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2015), 1 hour 31 mins
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American Experience: 1964, Part 1, 1964: Interview John H. Bracey, Historian, part 1 of 3
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 35 mins
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 35 mins
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American Experience: 1964, Part 1, 1964: Interview with Bob Moses, Civil Rights Activist, part 1 of 2
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 54 mins
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning j...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 54 mins
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