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Death on the Silk Road
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directed by Richard Hering and Stuart Tanner (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
This extraordinary undercover report from China exposes the suffering of thousands of Chinese whose lives have been destroyed by nuclear testing. It presents exclusive evidence from inside China of spiraling levels of cancer and birth deformities among the population of Xinjiang province - part of the Great Silk R...
directed by Richard Hering and Stuart Tanner (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
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Energy Alternative, 1, Changing the Way the World Works
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directed by Michael Steele, fl. 1996 and Thelma Rumsey, fl. 1984; presented by William Woollard, 1939-; produced by William Woollard, 1939- and Ted Brocklebank, 1942-, Grampian Television and INcA, in Energy Alternative, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
Changing the Way the World Works concentrates on the "end-use philosophy." Instead of asking how much energy the world will demand, it asks how can less energy be used to give consumers the things they want - lighting, central heating, air conditioning, automobiles, etc. Member of a series: The Energy Alternative...
directed by Michael Steele, fl. 1996 and Thelma Rumsey, fl. 1984; presented by William Woollard, 1939-; produced by William Woollard, 1939- and Ted Brocklebank, 1942-, Grampian Television and INcA, in Energy Alternative, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
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Environment At Issue
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directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 mins
As we reach the end of the century, Americans are facing some potentially devastating environmental problems. Foremost among them are acid rain, the depletion of the ozone layer, global warming and smog. While there is broad public support for addressing these issues, there is disagreement - both among experts and...
directed by Jeffrey Tuchman; produced by Jeffrey Tuchman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 23 mins
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Halting the Fires
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directed by Octavio Bezerra; produced by Channel Four Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 52 mins
Directed by a Brazilian, Octavio Bezerra, Halting the Fires gives a socio/political framework to the devastation of the Amazon. Here, an area larger than the Netherlands is being burned each year. The Brazilian government, through Operation Amazon, has actually been supporting the exploitation of the natural resou...
directed by Octavio Bezerra; produced by Channel Four Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 52 mins
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The Invisible Wall
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directed by Ole Alskov; produced by Ole Alskov, Pace News Ltd (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 56 mins
The Invisible Wall is a gripping exposé of the part played by multi-national corporations, Third World debt, and trade barriers in fueling poverty and environmental destruction in the world's poorest countries. It argues that, in the post-Cold War era, global rich-poor inequalities will occur on a grander scale t...
directed by Ole Alskov; produced by Ole Alskov, Pace News Ltd (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 56 mins
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Lavender Lake: Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal
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directed by Alison Prete; produced by Rough on Rats Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 mins
South Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal, opened in 1866, was once hailed as one of the shortest and most important waterways in the world. It was also known as one of the world's dirtiest. Its putrid, perfumed airs were highly recommended for head colds. After one hundred thirty years of raw sewage, toxic sludge, dumped co...
directed by Alison Prete; produced by Rough on Rats Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 mins
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Nature of Things, Food or Famine?
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directed by John Bassett, fl. 1996; presented by David Suzuki, 1936-; produced by John Bassett, fl. 1996, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 46 mins
Is the human population going to outstrip the earth's food supply? This is the principle question asked in this provocative new study from the Nature of Things series. In the year 2020, there will be between three and four billion more mouths to feed. The past forty years have produced impressive food surpluses,...
directed by John Bassett, fl. 1996; presented by David Suzuki, 1936-; produced by John Bassett, fl. 1996, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 46 mins
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Radioactive Reservations
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produced by Goldhawk Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 54 mins
The story of how the Indian tribes may become the repository for radioactive waste is yet another chapter in their sad history in North America. In this film tribal leader Ron Eagleye Johnny takes us to four reservations whose inhabitants chronicle the negotiations with the U.S. government to place Monitored Stora...
produced by Goldhawk Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 54 mins
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Setting the Grass Roots on Fire - Norman Borlaug & Africa's Green Revolution
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directed by Tony Freeth; produced by Tony Freeth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 57 mins
Dr. Norman Borlaug, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970, has spent his life battling against hunger and poverty in developing countries. With characteristic energy and a sense or urgency, he is setting the agenda for a "Green Revolution " in Sub-Saharan Africa as population increases overwhelm production.Bo...
directed by Tony Freeth; produced by Tony Freeth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 57 mins
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Storms Over China
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directed by Richard Prost; produced by Richard Prost, ARTE (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 3 mins
In the village of Longbaoshan, northwest of Beijing, the inhabitants are trying to prevent their village from being engulfed by dust caused by ferocious sandstorms. This ecological disaster has shocked the villagers whose crops have failed for five years. Many have abandoned their farms, moving to neighboring vill...
directed by Richard Prost; produced by Richard Prost, ARTE (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 3 mins
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