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Afghanistan's Opium Trail
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directed by Mehran Bozorgnia; produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 44 mins
Over 90% of the world's opium now comes from Afghanistan. This no-holds barred documentary follows this illicit industry, from the cultivation of the opium plants, to the processing of heroin, to the cross border smuggling that occurs between Afghanistan and Iran. The cameras actually catch the ambush of smugglers...
directed by Mehran Bozorgnia; produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 44 mins
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Behind Closed Doors
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produced by Frame Up Films, Ltd (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 54 mins
Behind Closed Doors is an in-depth examination of domestic violence from a very personal perspective. It focuses on David, an abuser, and Margaret, a victim, who each discuss their difficult childhoods, their low self esteem, their feelings of shame, and their determination to break the patterns of violence that h...
produced by Frame Up Films, Ltd (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 54 mins
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Beyond the Veil, 2, Holy Warriors
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
The Holy Warriors examines the reasons for more radical interpretations of the Quran in Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Analysis of the jihad helps Westerners perceive why some Muslims believe that they can escape Westernization only through violence, how one man's terrorism may be ano...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
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Children of Rio
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directed by Thierry Michel, 1952- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 49 mins
Luis Carlos, also called "The Rat" and Luciano de Souca, also known as "The Chinaman" are gang members who were abandoned as kids to the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. These two Cariocas teenagers have been left to their own devices all their lives and have survived by begging, stealing, and dealing in drugs....
directed by Thierry Michel, 1952- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 49 mins
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Dating Rites: Gang Rape on Campus
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produced by Alison Stone, Stonescape Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 31 mins
This documentary on gang rape and acquaintance rape is a compelling view of what is happening on college campuses. According to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, up to 80% of all rapes are acquaintance rapes, yet victims of rapes by strangers are ten times more likely to report their attack to police. Datin...
produced by Alison Stone, Stonescape Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 31 mins
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Drug Mules
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produced by Oz Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour 5 mins
There are many women languish in jail for carrying drugs into the United States. While some of these women voluntarily trafficked in drugs, others were inadvertent carriers. Drug Mules exposes the plight of this latter group: poor, uneducated women who are victimized by both the drug dealers and the criminal justi...
produced by Oz Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour 5 mins
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Eye for Justice, 2, Raising Hell: The Life of A.J. Bannister
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directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie, in Eye for Justice, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 27 mins
This is a contemporary story of crime and punishment in the Midwest. It tells the story of death-row inmate Alan (A.J.) Bannister, who killed a man in a trailer park in a struggle over a gun. The film reconstructs his troubled life from his childhood in a rural, working class community in central Illinois, where h...
directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie, in Eye for Justice, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 27 mins
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Eye for Justice, 4, Project X - The Castration Experiment
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directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie, in Eye for Justice, 4 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 54 mins
Since 1996, six American states have voted in legislation to castrate sex offenders, either physically or chemically. Is it treatment, or punishment? Or is it both? Castration has been tried many times in Europe and the United States over the past century. In the present experiment, states are trying to save money...
directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie, in Eye for Justice, 4 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 54 mins
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The Forbidden Plant: Hemp
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produced by Danish Radio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 5 mins
For thousands of years hemp has been known and used globally. The fibers have been made into clothes, paper and rope. The seeds have been used for food and oil. The buds and resin have been used as both a medicine and a drug by the names of hash, marijuana, and cannabis. Since 1937, a war has been waged against th...
produced by Danish Radio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 5 mins
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In Gandhi's Footsteps: Kiran Bedi
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directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
Kiran Bedi, a small woman with a huge mission, has been compared to Mother Theresa and Mahatma Gandhi. She is, in fact, a police woman-- and a reformer. Kiran Bedi has worked in the most dangerous and violent parts of Indian society and has found non-violent solutions. She believes that police should help prevent...
directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
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