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Annabella's Story
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directed by Andrew Veitch; produced by Richard Wilson and Dick Bower (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 26 mins
Uganda has been hit hard by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. However, the country is now fighting back and the number of Ugandans infected has dropped from 15% to 6%. Part of this can be attributed to access to ARV's, particularly for children. Recently Annabella was told she had HIV. Her mother was ill and her father died...
directed by Andrew Veitch; produced by Richard Wilson and Dick Bower (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 26 mins
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Banishing the Crisis
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directed by Gisela Perraut (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 34 mins
The economic crisis is taking its toll in China, with factory closures, a sharp fall in exports, and 20 million unemployed. Although the trend is worrying in a land that has become the world's workshop, many see the crisis as opening up new opportunities. We visit Wenzhou, one of the country's industrial powerhous...
directed by Gisela Perraut (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 34 mins
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Bosnia: A Wounded Land
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produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 1 hour
Does anyone still believe in Bosnia-Herzogovina or that three years of war (1992-1995) and the following 13 years of uneasy peace have achieved very much? Would fighting break out again if international troops left the area? This film paints a picture of a country that in many ways is still as deeply divided as wh...
produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 1 hour
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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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Nuclear Power:
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produced by Sylvia Pairo (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 34 mins
It's one of the most controversial debates in the world today! Finland is building a nuclear power station. It has been decades since one was built in Europe, but the latest project is already 50% over budget. Nicolas Sarkozy is using his political clout to sell French nuclear know-how around the world, signing co...
produced by Sylvia Pairo (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 34 mins
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Other America, Trade Not Aid
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in Other America (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 25 mins
Latin America's chequered history with multi-national companies can make big business a hard sell. In this film we look at some business projects in South America, centered on the poor to see what can happen. 'It is not about philanthropy or giving away resources,' says the boss of one of the world’s largest mul...
in Other America (London, England: SW Pictures, 2009), 25 mins
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Prisoners of the Ghetto
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directed by Walter Tauber (London, England: SW Pictures, 2006), 29 mins
A brilliant film that powerfully portrays the difficult and dangerous life in the black ghettos of San Francisco. At 14, Shawn Richard was a gun-toting leader of a teenage gang dealing in drugs on the streets of San Francisco. ‘Whe' you have money in your pocket, you always want more,’ he confessed. His story...
directed by Walter Tauber (London, England: SW Pictures, 2006), 29 mins
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Survivor's Guide, Castle of Hope
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directed by Andrew Veitch; produced by Anya Sitaram, Dick Bower and Richard Wilson, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
Barretstown Centre in Ireland provides specialist relief and treatment for children suffering from often terminal diseases. Many travel to the centre for the last days of their young lives. Over the years Barretstown has helped children from across Europe, including Beslan and Chernobyl. Castle of Hope follows Ray...
directed by Andrew Veitch; produced by Anya Sitaram, Dick Bower and Richard Wilson, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 23 mins
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Fantaye's Story
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produced by Chris Warren, fl. 2004, Dick Bower, Richard Wilson and Anya Sitaram; in Girl Power, Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures), 8 mins
In Ethiopia, it is difficult to survive. Two-thirds are illiterate. Many depend on food aid from abroad. Most people live off the land and it can be a real struggle. Until recently, almost half the 18 million population had no access to even the most basic healthcare. But this is changing fast.
produced by Chris Warren, fl. 2004, Dick Bower, Richard Wilson and Anya Sitaram; in Girl Power, Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures), 8 mins
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Survivor's Guide, Hungry for Change
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directed by Ben Summers, fl. 2007; produced by Dick Bower, Ben Summers, fl. 2007, Richard Wilson and Anya Sitaram, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 26 mins
The former French colony of Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world. Life expectancy is just 44 and infant mortality, according to the UN, is the second highest in the world. One in five children die before they are five years old. Niger also suffers from a poor education system, poor access to contrace...
directed by Ben Summers, fl. 2007; produced by Dick Bower, Ben Summers, fl. 2007, Richard Wilson and Anya Sitaram, in Survivor's Guide (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 26 mins
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