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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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5250
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directed by Uri Bar-On, fl. 2002; produced by Uri Bar-On, fl. 2002 and Arik Bernstein, Journeyman Pictures (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 52 mins
This guerrilla-style documentary follows the notorious Israeli 5250 squad in action as they target foreign workers for deportation.
directed by Uri Bar-On, fl. 2002; produced by Uri Bar-On, fl. 2002 and Arik Bernstein, Journeyman Pictures (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 52 mins
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All About Darfur
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directed by Taghreed Elsanhouri, fl. 2005; produced by Taghreed Elsanhouri, fl. 2005 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2005), 1 hour 22 mins
irector Taghreed Elsanhouri says that she made this film "out of a passionate belief that I was uniquely qualified to tell a story of race because as a northerner in Sudan I know what it is to belong to a dominant group and as a black woman in Britain living with racism I know what it must be like to live marginal...
directed by Taghreed Elsanhouri, fl. 2005; produced by Taghreed Elsanhouri, fl. 2005 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2005), 1 hour 22 mins
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Behind The Wall
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directed by Michael Patrick Kelly, fl. 2002; produced by Anna McKenna, Suzanne Hayes Kelly and Michael Patrick Kelly, fl. 2002, Aquapio Films (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 1 hour 11 mins
Inspired by the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 2009, 'Behind the Wall' tells the stories of ordinary people living on both sides of the Wall and what life was like for them before, during and after the Wall fell. All politics being local, who else but the people who experienced it...
directed by Michael Patrick Kelly, fl. 2002; produced by Anna McKenna, Suzanne Hayes Kelly and Michael Patrick Kelly, fl. 2002, Aquapio Films (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 1 hour 11 mins
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BORDERS:   THE NETHERLANDS - NIGERIA
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directed by Jacqueline van Vugt, 1970-; produced by Pieter van Huystee, 1956-, Interkerkelijke Omroep Nederland and Pieter Van Huystee Film and Television (NPO, 2014), 1 hour 28 mins
We all know the exciting, sweaty, scary, uncomfortable feeling arriving at a border. You will have to submit yourself to the guards standing in front of you. In a split second your mind is alert. “Do I carry any illegal product, are my papers in order, did I take my “special” cigarettes out”, what about t...
directed by Jacqueline van Vugt, 1970-; produced by Pieter van Huystee, 1956-, Interkerkelijke Omroep Nederland and Pieter Van Huystee Film and Television (NPO, 2014), 1 hour 28 mins
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Correspondent, The Ugly War: Children of Vengeance
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directed by Stuart Tanner; presented by John Kampfner; produced by Stuart Tanner, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 46 mins
Death is now the Palestinians' most potent weapon. They don't have tanks, helicopters or a professional army - all they have is young men willing to be martyred, and the element of surprise. Gaining rare access to the Palestinian militias, Correspondent focuses on the nexus of 'terrorist' street fighters in three...
directed by Stuart Tanner; presented by John Kampfner; produced by Stuart Tanner, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 46 mins
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Correspondent, The Ugly War: Israel Undercover
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directed by Dominic Allan; presented by John Kampfner; produced by Dominic Allan, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 44 mins
How do the Israeli military decide when to take a Palestinian terrorist alive, and when to kill him? Granted rare access to the Israeli military machine, Correspondent follows two Israeli commando units to reveal the criteria they work by. Often it's a matter of a few miles and a few hours between the terrorist ce...
directed by Dominic Allan; presented by John Kampfner; produced by Dominic Allan, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 44 mins
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Corée du Nord: la grande illusion
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directed by Michael Sztanke, fl. 2014 and Julien Alric, fl. 2014; produced by Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée and Baozi Production (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2014), 49 mins
In 2012, after two years of procedures, Michaël Sztanke and Julien Alric eventually obtained a visa for North Korea. They came back from their first trip with official images. They could not observe what was hidden behind the showcase of Pyongyang. In 2014, they once again obtained a visa so they could finish the...
directed by Michael Sztanke, fl. 2014 and Julien Alric, fl. 2014; produced by Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée and Baozi Production (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2014), 49 mins
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Cuba: In the Shadow of Doubt
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directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013 and Carol Polakoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987, originally published 1986), 1 hour
Filmed on location at La Plata, Castro's former guerrilla headquarters- the first time any foreign film crew had been permitted there - the documentary examines the origins of Castro's revolution, and its ultimate successes and failures. It places U.S.-Cuban relations within the context of history, dating back to...
directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013 and Carol Polakoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987, originally published 1986), 1 hour
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Death on a Friendly Border
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directed by Rachel Antell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 5 mins
The border that runs between Tijuana and San Diego is the most heavily militarized border between "friendly" countries anywhere in the world. Since 1994 when the U.S. instituted Operation Gatekeeper, an average of one person a day has died crossing into the U.S. The policy has been condemned by the UN Commissioner...
directed by Rachel Antell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 5 mins
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