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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2, Interview with Peter Wood, Professor of History, Duke University.  2 of 2
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston; interview by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 17 mins
Peter Wood is interviewed about William Dunbar, Equiano's observations of independence, the Stamp Act, song as a means of protest, the dynamics leading up to the Revolutionary War, Phillis Wheatley, Dunmore's Proclamation, the Somerset case, 18th century hope for freedom and equality, The Declaration of Independen...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston; interview by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 17 mins
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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Program Two, Interview with John Ferling, Professor of History, University of Georgia
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directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston; interview by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Program Two (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 48 mins
John Ferling is interviewed about land ownership as power, George Washington as young man, his marriage to Martha, Washington as a slave owner in Virginia, Washington's attitudes towards slaves, Washington's growing displeasure with the British, Washington as commander of the Continental Army, African Americans' d...
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston; interview by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Program Two (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 48 mins
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Battle For Warsaw '44
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directed by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986; produced by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986, October Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009, originally published 2004), 47 mins
The Warsaw Uprising was the largest and bloodiest military operation undertaken by any resistance movement in World War II. From August 1 - October 2, 1944 the Nazis were challenged by an underground army of irregular volunteers - the vast majority barely adult. The Poles wanted to free their capital and greet the...
directed by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986; produced by Wanda Koscia, fl. 1986, October Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009, originally published 2004), 47 mins
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L'Instinct de Resistance
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directed by Jorge Amat, 1949-; produced by Album Productions; performed by Armand Gatti, 1924-2017, Pierre Daix, 1922-2014, Stéphane Hessel, 1917-2013 and Serge Silberman, 1917-2003 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2011), 1 hour 26 mins

How can one survive the concentration camps? How can one keep living after Auschwitz and Mauthausen? How can an individual recover? By forgetting, talking, shouting, creating?

Sixty years after the Liberation, four figures of the second half of the 20th century remember. Stéphane Hessel, Pierre Daix, Armand Gatti...

directed by Jorge Amat, 1949-; produced by Album Productions; performed by Armand Gatti, 1924-2017, Pierre Daix, 1922-2014, Stéphane Hessel, 1917-2013 and Serge Silberman, 1917-2003 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2011), 1 hour 26 mins
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Nelson Mandela: The Freedom Fighter
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directed by Matt Wright, fl. 2013; produced by Woodridge Films and Once in a Lifetime Productions (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 51 mins
Nelson Mandela is one of the most influential men in the world. Mandela stood firmly as a public leader of the anti apartheid movement. In 1962, he was arrested and convicted of sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the government and was sentenced to life in prison. An international campaign ensued and in 1990 he...
directed by Matt Wright, fl. 2013; produced by Woodridge Films and Once in a Lifetime Productions (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 51 mins
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The New Patriots
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directed by Robert Richter, 1929-; produced by Robert Richter, 1929-, Richter Productions (New York, NY: Richter Productions, 2002), 18 mins
Five US military veterans, including a Medal of Honor winner and a woman West Point graduate, speak out on terrorism, patriotism and their transformation from warriors to peace activists.
directed by Robert Richter, 1929-; produced by Robert Richter, 1929-, Richter Productions (New York, NY: Richter Productions, 2002), 18 mins
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The Night The Dictatorship Fell: Lisbon - April 1974
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directed by Ginette Lavigne, fl. 1997; produced by Gérald Colas, fl. 1997 and Yves Billon, 1946-, Les Films du Village, L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, Paris, France, Lx Filmes, Nord Films, Cityzen Télévision and Radio Television Belge Francophone (Paris, Ile-de-France: Bubble Media, 2001), 57 mins
Portugal, April 1974: a military coup organized by young officers gathered in an underground organization - the Movement of Armed Forces- (MAF) overthrew the government of Marcelo Caetano, who had succeeded Salazar. How could this coup, carried out by some young officers, have opened the way to such a powerful and...
directed by Ginette Lavigne, fl. 1997; produced by Gérald Colas, fl. 1997 and Yves Billon, 1946-, Les Films du Village, L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel, Paris, France, Lx Filmes, Nord Films, Cityzen Télévision and Radio Television Belge Francophone (Paris, Ile-de-France: Bubble Media, 2001), 57 mins
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South of the Border
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directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by David Bradbury, 1951-, Australian Film Finance Corporation (New South Wales: Frontline Films, 1987), 1 hour 1 mins

David Bradbury’s documentary examines how the political and economic struggle in Central America is expressed through the music of the people south of the border, from Mexico to Managua. The United States has always liked to call the shots South of the Border. In Central America where the press is censored, the...

directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by David Bradbury, 1951-, Australian Film Finance Corporation (New South Wales: Frontline Films, 1987), 1 hour 1 mins
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We Are Egypt: The Story Behind The Revolution
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directed by Lillie Paquette, fl. 2012; produced by Lillie Paquette, fl. 2012, Lillie Paquette Productions (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 1 hour 26 mins
Months before the momentous uprising in Egypt many talked of a revolution - but no one knew when that day would come. Going beyond the headlines, this story, filmed in the 14 months leading up to the Revolution, highlights the years of mounting resentment against the ruling regime. The film follows key opposition...
directed by Lillie Paquette, fl. 2012; produced by Lillie Paquette, fl. 2012, Lillie Paquette Productions (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 1 hour 26 mins
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