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African Exodus
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produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
An extremely powerful film showing the terrible risks that Africans will take to get to The Promised Land. Juan Medina, an Argentine photographer, arrived in Spain twenty years ago. Medina was looking for a better life and decided to settle in Fuerteventura, attracted by a tourist slogan portraying it as 'The Tran...
produced by SW Pictures (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
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All for the Nation
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directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Christine Chamoun, fl. 2003, Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2011), 50 mins
"Koulouna lil Watan" (All For The Nation) focuses on a particular Lebanese nationality law, which stipulates that Lebanese women who choose to marry a foreigner are not allowed to extend their Lebanese citizenship to their husbands and children. Without citizenship, those families lose their social, civil and econ...
directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Christine Chamoun, fl. 2003, Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2011), 50 mins
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Almost Adult
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directed by Yousaf Ali Khan, fl. 2001; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Michael Reuter, fl. 2005, Parallax East and EuroArts; performed by Victoire Milandu, fl. 2006 and Ann Warungu, fl. 2003-2006 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2006), 1 hour 14 mins,
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Mamie and Shiku are two young African girls. Almost adults. One is 17 years old, the other is 13. These two minor refugees who arrived in England to get a better life become friends. But soon, administrative and police issues separate them. Mamie becomes a clandestine while Shiku's foster family makes her a maid....

directed by Yousaf Ali Khan, fl. 2001; produced by Sally Hibbin, 1953- and Michael Reuter, fl. 2005, Parallax East and EuroArts; performed by Victoire Milandu, fl. 2006 and Ann Warungu, fl. 2003-2006 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2006), 1 hour 14 mins,
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Cedar Wood and Silk
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directed by Jillian Li-Sue, fl. 1990-2004; produced by Ian Dodd, fl. 1993-2003, Arts Council England and Rosenthal Films (Arts Council England, 1995), 14 mins
This video, directed by Jillian Li-Sue, is about the relationship between a Jamaican woman and her British-born daughter.
directed by Jillian Li-Sue, fl. 1990-2004; produced by Ian Dodd, fl. 1993-2003, Arts Council England and Rosenthal Films (Arts Council England, 1995), 14 mins
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Corner Store
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produced by Katherine Bruens, 1986- (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 1 hour 5 mins
Ten years ago Yousef left his home and family in Palestine in search of a better life in San Francisco. Now he returns to Palestine with the aim of bringing his family back to the US. But on his arrival Yousef is confronted by antipathy for America and rejection of the Western culture he has embraced. He faces a d...
produced by Katherine Bruens, 1986- (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2011), 1 hour 5 mins
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Diário dos Andes
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directed by Pablo Ferreira, fl. 2015; produced by Pablo Ferreira, fl. 2015 (Aggregator Media, 2015), 57 mins
A journey through various locations in Bolivia and Peru, by which the film investigates, in a poetic-documentary mode, the cultural roots of those countries' migrant workers who seek to build a new life in Brazil.
directed by Pablo Ferreira, fl. 2015; produced by Pablo Ferreira, fl. 2015 (Aggregator Media, 2015), 57 mins
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Do Outro Lado do Atlântico
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directed by Daniele Ellery, 1972- and Márcio Câmara, 1963-; produced by Allan Deberton, fl. 2011, Euphemia Produções and Deberton Entretenimento (Plantation, FL: Aggregator Media, 2015), 1 hour 30 mins
The Other Side of the Atlantic is a documentary that builds a bridge in the ocean that separates Brazil and Africa. The film tackles the cultural exchanges, the similarities, the prejudice and dreams present on both sides of the Atlantic through the life stories of African students living in Brazil.
directed by Daniele Ellery, 1972- and Márcio Câmara, 1963-; produced by Allan Deberton, fl. 2011, Euphemia Produções and Deberton Entretenimento (Plantation, FL: Aggregator Media, 2015), 1 hour 30 mins
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The Double Life of Ernesto Gomez Gomez
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directed by Gary Weimberg; produced by Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 55 mins
Fifteen-year-old Ernesto Gomez finds his life squeezed between two identities, two families and three nations: the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico. This moving and informative documentary follows the teenage Ernesto as he goes on a journey of self-discovery, moving from Mexico to the USA to meet his Puerto Rican birt...
directed by Gary Weimberg; produced by Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 55 mins
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Emigration Planet, Episode 1, Hanging in the Balance
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directed by Romain de L'Ecotais, fl. 2011; produced by France Télévisions, in Emigration Planet, Episode 1 (Los Angeles, CA: Prime Entertainment Group, 2011), 14 mins
Huge metal pillars planted in the desert separate the US and Mexico across nearly one third of the border. The young director Roman de l’Ecotais takes you along this wall. He meets migrants who want to cross it, is affected by those who oppose it, and is fascinated by the mythical boxing club in Tijuana that giv...
directed by Romain de L'Ecotais, fl. 2011; produced by France Télévisions, in Emigration Planet, Episode 1 (Los Angeles, CA: Prime Entertainment Group, 2011), 14 mins
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Frontiers, Day and Night
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produced by Gerry Troyna, fl. 1997, in Frontiers (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990, originally published 1990), 50 mins
Distinguished presenters visit some famous dividing lines between nations. Sometimes against a backdrop of breathtaking beauty, sometimes of bleak barbed wire, each film shows what a frontier does to the people who live in its shadow. Among those explored are former East/West Germany, South Africa/Mozambique, and...
produced by Gerry Troyna, fl. 1997, in Frontiers (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990, originally published 1990), 50 mins
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