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Hatred
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directed by Mitzi Goldman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 18 mins
This wide ranging documentary travels from Berlin to Harlem to the Middle East and Australia to investigate the connection between hatred on a personal level and hatred between nations. Is there a connection between the hatred that leads to mass violence and the hatred we all feel from time to time? The filmmaker'...
directed by Mitzi Goldman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 18 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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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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Journey to Little Rock
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directed by Rob Thompson; produced by Maria Youngmee Shin, North East Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 52 mins
When Minnijean Brown Trickey was sixteen years old, she became involved in one of the most significant acts in the history of the American civil rights movement. She was one of The Little Rock Nine - the nine Black American teenagers who defied death threats, hostile white demonstrators, and even the Arkansas Nati...
directed by Rob Thompson; produced by Maria Youngmee Shin, North East Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 52 mins
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Two Dollars and A Dream
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 52 mins
This is a biography of Madame C.J. Walker, the child of slaves freed by the Civil War, who became America's first self-made millionairess. By interweaving social, economic and political history, it also offers a view of black America from 1867 to the 1930's. Mrs. Walker's fortune was built on skin and hair care pr...
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 52 mins
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Winnersville
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directed by Brian Day, fl. 1995; produced by Brian Day, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 54 mins,
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Who is winning in Winnersville? An exploration of the disparity of the races in a southern town in the 21st century. How far have we come since the beginning of the Civil Rights movement? "Winnersville is a devastating expose of the consequences of structural racism in the educational system of a modern southern t...
directed by Brian Day, fl. 1995; produced by Brian Day, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 54 mins,
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A Child Shall Lead Them: The Desegregation of Nashville Public Schools, 1957
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produced by Magellan Press (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 23 mins
Eleven African-American first-grade children initiated the desegregation of previously all-white elementary schools in Nashville, Tennessee on Sept. 9 and 10, 1957. Nashville was one of the first cities in the South to act on the Supreme Court 1954 decision, Brown vs. The Board of Education. The film compares the...
produced by Magellan Press (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 23 mins
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Children of the Struggle
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directed by John B. Benitz; produced by Laura A. Kellam and Gina G. Goff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 33 mins
Based on real events that took place during the Civil Rights struggle, this short dramatic film will bring to life for the next generation the passion and heroism of the movement. Superbly acted, with Dick Gregory in the role of the aging activist, it tells a story of a friendship between races that took place in...
directed by John B. Benitz; produced by Laura A. Kellam and Gina G. Goff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 33 mins
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Liberia: The Promised Land
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produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 3 mins
In the 19th century, black Americans dreamed of a utopian African homeland in Liberia. The American establishment, fearful of the emergence of a free black class, encouraged this dream. None of the former slaves who sailed there so eagerly could have foreseen the anarchy that would tragically engulf their new home...
produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 3 mins
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