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Economic Roots of East St. Louis Race Riots
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produced by Thomas Gibson and Thomas Gibson, fl. 1992; in Bloody Island (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 5 mins
In old East St. Louis, there was always a constant struggle between capital and labor. Industry reps determined to break the white unions, spread word to southern blacks that East St. Louis was a place where you can get a new start. They hired blacks to work at significantly lower wages than whites and adopted a...
produced by Thomas Gibson and Thomas Gibson, fl. 1992; in Bloody Island (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 5 mins
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Chinatown Files
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directed by Amy Chen, 1957-; produced by Amy Chen, 1957- and Ying Chan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 58 mins
Amy Chen’s acclaimed new documentary The Chinatown Files reveals the hidden story of Chinese-American men and women who were hunted down, jailed, and targeted for deportation during the Cold War hysteria of the 1950’s and l960’s. Their interviews are interwoven with rare home movies, photographs and archival...
directed by Amy Chen, 1957-; produced by Amy Chen, 1957- and Ying Chan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 58 mins
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Disobeying Orders: G. I. Resistance to The Vietnam War
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directed by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990; produced by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 30 mins
This documentary focuses on the antiwar movement within the armed forces. Interviews with Vietnam veterans, including a navy nurse, are interwoven with archival photos, film footage, and popular music of the 1960's. One nurse coordinated an air drop of antiwar leaflets over her naval base for which she was court-m...
directed by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990; produced by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 30 mins
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Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels
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directed by Tony Buba, 1944-; produced by Marcus Rediker, 1951- (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, 2014), 56 mins
This documentary chronicles the journey of author Marcus Rediker as he retraces the path of the brave Africans who rebelled against their captors and seized the slave schooner Amistad in 1839, leading to a watershed US Supreme Court decision that sparked Abolitionist action leading to the Civil War. Based on Redik...
directed by Tony Buba, 1944-; produced by Marcus Rediker, 1951- (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh, 2014), 56 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 1, Quebec
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directed by Sylvia Sweeney; produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998, originally published 1994), 57 mins
Few people know that slavery existed in Canada as it did in the United States. Using illustrations, maps, archival documents and photographs, it shows how slaves were kept and sold in Canada until 1863, thirty-two years before the U.S. Emancipation Proclamation. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of...
directed by Sylvia Sweeney; produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998, originally published 1994), 57 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3, Ontario
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produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
The Duvall family are descendents of fugitive slaves who fled New Orleans by way of the Underground Railway in the 1860's. There were, at that time, already 25,000 free black people in Canada. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
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Our Children At Risk
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 58 mins
Our Children At Risk examines why millions of today's young children may fail to reach their full developmental potential and considers the positive steps the U.S. can take to address this crisis. The program features families with young children who are going hungry and foregoing necessary medical care as well as...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 58 mins
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Pane Amaro (Bitter Bread)
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directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Suma Kurien and Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005, Eurus Productions (United States: Eurus Productions, 2009), 1 hour 43 mins
This documentary traces the history of Italian immigrants in the United States.
directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Suma Kurien and Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005, Eurus Productions (United States: Eurus Productions, 2009), 1 hour 43 mins
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Shackles of Memory: The Atlantic Slave Trade
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directed by Michel Moreau and Jean-Marc Masseaut (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 55 mins
From the port of Nantes, located on the French Atlantic coast, more than 1800 slave ships plied their human cargo during the 18th and 19th centuries. These French ships circled the coast of Africa, exchanging trade merchandise for black captives whom they later sold to the colonies being established in the New Wor...
directed by Michel Moreau and Jean-Marc Masseaut (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 55 mins
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Agent Yellow
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
Agent Yellow is a powerful indictment of the U.S. government’s systematic prejudice against Chinese-American scientists. The film focuses on the mistreatment of Chinese scientists who contributed significantly to American military research, specifically describing the tragic cases of Dr. Wen Ho Lee and Dr. Tsien...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
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