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10 Years On
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directed by Chris Veits, fl. 2013 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2013), 25 mins
Liberia's 14-year civil war ended a decade ago. Western-educated Liberians are finally coming home. But their Western experience is of little value when the businesses they start are plagued by endemic corruption and armed robberies.
directed by Chris Veits, fl. 2013 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2013), 25 mins
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12 Days, 12 Nights in Damascus
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directed by Roshak Ahmad, fl. 2009-2017; produced by Arte France, DOKfilm and Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2017), 52 mins
The civil war has raged since 2011 and killed around 250.000 people. Roshak Ahmad is a Kurdish student. In 2013, she films during 12 days of urban combats. In the Al Hajar Al Aswad district, she accompanies the unit of Abu Omar's rebel fighters. They have barricaded themselves in a house. Assad’s snipers have ta...
directed by Roshak Ahmad, fl. 2009-2017; produced by Arte France, DOKfilm and Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2017), 52 mins
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18 Ius Soli: Il diritto di essere italiani
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directed by Fred Kuowrnu, fl. 2003; produced by Struggle Filmworks (Rome, Lazio: Privately Published, 2012), 53 mins
18 Ius Soli (the right of soil) is a 2012 award-winning grassroots Italian documentary about the issues of the citizenship for 1,000,000 of kids born in Italy. Officially selected at Black Berlin International Cinema. This documentary “examines” the law that denies citizenship to young people born in Italy of...
directed by Fred Kuowrnu, fl. 2003; produced by Struggle Filmworks (Rome, Lazio: Privately Published, 2012), 53 mins
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50 Children
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directed by Steven Pressman, 1955-; produced by Steven Pressman, 1955-, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Home Box Office (Los Angeles, CA: Seventh Art Releasing, 2013), 1 hour 4 mins
Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus never intended to become heroes. But in early 1939, as conditions were worsening for Jews living inside Nazi Germany, the Philadelphia couple embarked on a risky and improbable mission – an effort to rescue 50 Jewish children and bring them to safety in the United States. The couple fac...
directed by Steven Pressman, 1955-; produced by Steven Pressman, 1955-, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Home Box Office (Los Angeles, CA: Seventh Art Releasing, 2013), 1 hour 4 mins
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50 years of guerrilla warfare
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directed by Yves Billon, 1946-; produced by Mathieu Cabanes, fl. 2002, Cityzen TV, Odyssée and Les Films du Village (Paris, Ile-de-France: Bubble Media, 1999), 55 mins

The film is about a man who has had an exceptional destinty : in Colombia from the furthermost bounds of the Andes of Amazonia, Manuel Maruluanda Velez is the most wanted man over the whole South American continent. The Supreme Leader of the most powerful Communist guerrilla warfare in the world is also the oldest...

directed by Yves Billon, 1946-; produced by Mathieu Cabanes, fl. 2002, Cityzen TV, Odyssée and Les Films du Village (Paris, Ile-de-France: Bubble Media, 1999), 55 mins
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60 Minutes, Watching the Border
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produced by Keith Sharman, fl. 2006-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2010), 14 mins
January 10, 2010, 8:00 PM-Steve Kroft reports on the status of the multi-billion-dollar "virtual fence" being built at the U.S.-Mexican border, which is behind schedule and so far covers only about one percent of the border.
produced by Keith Sharman, fl. 2006-2013, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2010), 14 mins
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100% Asphalt
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directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2009), 26 mins
"100% Asphalt" is about a street that tells its own story. A street that shelters more than 200 million children with only asphalt, noise and rage for a home. “100% Asphalt” is a film from the heart, shot on the streets in the heart of the city, and revealing unspeakable truths. 26 minutes of testimonies from...
directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2009), 26 mins
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100 Years of Silence: The Germans in Namibia
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directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
One hundred years ago, the Herero people of Namibia were nearly exterminated by German colonial soldiers in what has become known as the first genocide of the 20th century. Herero men, women and children were rounded up like cattle and put into Germany's first ever concentration camps. Four years later, three-quar...
directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
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216 Beach Walk, Waikiki
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directed by Alan Marcus, fl. 1991 (Privately Published, 2018), 32 mins
The film's title, 216 Beach Walk, Waikiki (2018, 30mins), refers to the former address of author Jack London during his period in Hawaii in 1915-16 when he was stimulating interest in the islands through his writings. By chance, the same location is now the back door of Trump Int’l Hotel Waikiki. In the film, hi...
directed by Alan Marcus, fl. 1991 (Privately Published, 2018), 32 mins
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400 Miles to Freedom
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directed by Shari Rothfarb Mekonen, fl. 2011 and Avishai Yeganyahu Mekonen, fl. 2011; produced by Avishai Yeganyahu Mekonen, fl. 2011 and Shari Rothfarb Mekonen, fl. 2011 (Los Angeles, CA: Seventh Art Releasing, 2013), 1 hour
In 1984, the Beta Israel, a secluded 2,500-year-old community of observant Jews in the northern Ethiopian mountains, fled a dictatorship and began a secret and dangerous journey of escape. Co-director Avishai Mekonen, then 10 years old, was among them. In this film, he breaks his 20-year silence about the brutal k...
directed by Shari Rothfarb Mekonen, fl. 2011 and Avishai Yeganyahu Mekonen, fl. 2011; produced by Avishai Yeganyahu Mekonen, fl. 2011 and Shari Rothfarb Mekonen, fl. 2011 (Los Angeles, CA: Seventh Art Releasing, 2013), 1 hour
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