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All Points of the Compass
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directed by Judy Rymer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
Tran Van Lam had the ill-fated destiny to be foreign minister of South Vietnam during the devastating war with the North. He was a patriot, committed to seeing his country emerge from its colonial history. He was also the father of nine children, who with his wife formed a seemingly privileged family, which dined...
directed by Judy Rymer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
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Beasts of Burden
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produced by Ampersand Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
India's cities are thronged with faceless rickshaw workers. This film puts a human face on those at the low end of the caste system whose only chance to eke out a bare subsistence for their families is to do the work done by beasts of burden in more affluent societies. The film follows Jadav as he leaves his droug...
produced by Ampersand Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
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Busy Forever
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directed by Guy Brousmiche (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 56 mins
Recent demographic studies show that the aging of the Japanese is occurring at a much faster rate than anticipated. By the year 2025 there will be only two working people for every retired person, and within the next fifty years, one out of every three Japanese will be over 65. The particular Japanese response to...
directed by Guy Brousmiche (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 56 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 3, Black Harvest
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written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
The third film of the renowned trilogy on Papua New Guinea joins First Contact and Joe Leahy's Neighbours in our collection. This film charts the progress of Joe in convincing the Ganiga tribespeople to join him in a coffee growing venture. He is to provide the money and the expertise; they are to supply the land...
written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 3, Black Harvest: Film Discussion
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written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 28 mins
The third film of the renowned trilogy on Papua New Guinea joins First Contact and Joe Leahy's Neighbours in our collection. This film charts the progress of Joe in convincing the Ganiga tribespeople to join him in a coffee growing venture. He is to provide the money and the expertise; they are to supply the land...
written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 28 mins
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Iranian Odyssey
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directed by Maziar Bahari, 1967-; produced by Maziar Bahari, 1967- (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 51 mins
The Fall of the Shah can be traced back to 1951 when Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh tried to end British domination of Iran. Mossadegh nationalized Iranian oil which had been monopolized by a single British company, BP, for more than 40 years. Mossadegh had to fight against a virtual alliance of foreign...
directed by Maziar Bahari, 1967-; produced by Maziar Bahari, 1967- (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 51 mins
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Kites
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directed by Beata Dzianowicz, 1969-; produced by Krzysztof Kopczynski, Eureka Media (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2007), 52 mins
In 2006 in the Art School in Kabul a film course "Kabul – My City" was held. Students were given cameras and professional help from the young polish director Jacek Szarański. And no more than that. They themselves came up with the ideas of what they wanted their films to be about, and in what way they would sho...
directed by Beata Dzianowicz, 1969-; produced by Krzysztof Kopczynski, Eureka Media (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2007), 52 mins
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The Law of the Dragon
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directed by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2012), 58 mins
Law of the Dragon examines how justice is served in the rural areas of China so remote and isolated that villagers have almost no contact with the central government. At the heart of the film stands the austere Judge Chen, head of a provincial legal practice, the Tiger Law Firm of Chengdu. Chen journeys with his t...
directed by Weijun Chen, fl. 2007 (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2012), 58 mins
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The Living Tree: Chinese American Identity
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directed by Flora Moon; produced by Flora Moon (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 36 mins
Red China. Because of her family's efforts to avoid scrutiny during the Cold War era of the 1950's they tried hard to blend in with their surroundings and little mention was made at home of their Chinese past. Light -hearted letters which would pass the scrutiny of censors on both sides of the Bamboo Curtain were...
directed by Flora Moon; produced by Flora Moon (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 36 mins
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Looking for China Girl
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produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 50 mins
Here are the personal stories behind a modern demographic crisis in China. Since 1980 when China decreed that couples should have just one child, there has been an alarming disproportion of young men over young women. Many reasons have been given for this, including selective abortion, infanticide and adoption. Th...
produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 50 mins
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