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Shadow of Afghanistan
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directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010 and Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013, Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010, Dan Devaney, fl. 1981-2012, Carmen Zuniga Kartachov, fl. 2006 and Mary Ann Skweres, fl. 1986-2018, Afghanistan Project and Rains and Rivers (Production company) (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins

This is the epic story of Afghanistan seen through the eyes of an Afghan warrior, independent filmmakers, and a small group of independent journalists, two who died covering the story. The filmmakers spent more than 20 years capturing the Soviet occupation, the exile of millions of refugees maimed by Soviet mines,...

directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010 and Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013, Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010, Dan Devaney, fl. 1981-2012, Carmen Zuniga Kartachov, fl. 2006 and Mary Ann Skweres, fl. 1986-2018, Afghanistan Project and Rains and Rivers (Production company) (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins
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Shared Planet, Episode 4, Une oasis sur la colline
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directed by Igal Kohen, fl. 2010; produced by Laurence Bagot, fl. 2010 and Cécile Cros, fl. 2010, France Télévisions and narrative, in Shared Planet, Episode 4 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Prime Entertainment Group, 2011), 12 mins

Episode 4 - A Hillside Oasis

Omer is Jewish. Rami is Arab.
They have been friends since childhood and grew up in Neve Shalom-Wahat al-Salam in Israel, a village founded in 1970 for families of all faiths. How can two people who belong to opposing groups be friends when they should be enemies?

directed by Igal Kohen, fl. 2010; produced by Laurence Bagot, fl. 2010 and Cécile Cros, fl. 2010, France Télévisions and narrative, in Shared Planet, Episode 4 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Prime Entertainment Group, 2011), 12 mins
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Speaking Freely, Vol. 2, Susan George on Neo-Liberalism
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directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Beth Portello, fl. 2003-2018, Cinema Libre Studio, in Speaking Freely, Vol. 2 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2007), 50 mins
Susan George, author of more than a dozen books, is the Chair of the Planning Board of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam, a fellowship of scholars living throughout the world whose work is intended to contribute to social justice. Born in the United States and now living near Paris, George became a French c...
directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Beth Portello, fl. 2003-2018, Cinema Libre Studio, in Speaking Freely, Vol. 2 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2007), 50 mins
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Speaking Freely, Volume 1, John Perkins
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directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Beth Portello, fl. 2003-2018, Cinema Libre Studio, in Speaking Freely, Volume 1 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2007), 52 mins
For many years John Perkins was an “economic hit man” in the world of international finance; a function he performed by persuading Third World countries to take on large-scale public works projects. Today we recognize that these types of projects, financed by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF...
directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Beth Portello, fl. 2003-2018, Cinema Libre Studio, in Speaking Freely, Volume 1 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2007), 52 mins
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Speaking Freely, Volume 4, Chalmers Johnson on: American Hegemony
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directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Cinema Libre Studio, in Speaking Freely, Volume 4 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2008), 52 mins
Author of BLOWBACK, THE SORROWS OF EMPIRE, and NEMESIS: THE LAST DAYS OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC, Chalmers Johnson has literally written the book on the concept of American hegemony. A former naval officer and consultant to the C.I.A., he now serves as Professor Emeritus at UC San Diego. As Co-Founder and President...
directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Cinema Libre Studio, in Speaking Freely, Volume 4 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2008), 52 mins
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Speaking Freely, Volume 5, Hugo Chavez on: The Path to Socialism
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directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Beth Portello, fl. 2003-2018, Cinema Libre Studio, in Speaking Freely, Volume 5 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2008), 52 mins
Today's most celebrated thinkers share their insights and opinions on the issues that affect our world. In this special volume of the series, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speaks to members of the international press core about the advantages of socialism over capitalism and explains why true democracy cannot e...
directed by Philippe Diaz, fl. 1980; produced by Beth Portello, fl. 2003-2018, Cinema Libre Studio, in Speaking Freely, Volume 5 (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2008), 52 mins
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A Time Out of War
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directed by Denis Sanders, 1929-1987; produced by Terry Sanders, 1931- and Denis Sanders, 1929-1987, American Film Foundation and Carnival Films (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1954), 22 mins
Oscar-winning dramatic short film based on the Robert W. Chambers story, "Pickets." It is about Civil War soldiers on two sides of a river who decide to call a cease-fire for a few hours -- creating a "time out of war." "A Time Out of War" named to National Film Registry. A Time Out of War, the Oscar-winning Civil...
directed by Denis Sanders, 1929-1987; produced by Terry Sanders, 1931- and Denis Sanders, 1929-1987, American Film Foundation and Carnival Films (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1954), 22 mins
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War on Trial
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directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by David Bradbury, 1951- and Treena Lenthall, fl. 2007-2018, Frontline Films (New South Wales: Frontline Films, 2016), 47 mins

After pedalling across the airport tarmac on a red tricycle, Bryan Law in his signature ten gallon hat and business suit had executed his mission. Seconds later, he was surrounded by military troops and security guards.

This was not the action of a crazed man, but of an educated, middle-aged teacher. Since the eig...

directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by David Bradbury, 1951- and Treena Lenthall, fl. 2007-2018, Frontline Films (New South Wales: Frontline Films, 2016), 47 mins
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Warring Factions
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directed by Justin Mashouf, fl. 2009 (Privately Published, 2009), 1 hour 14 mins
"Warring Factions" focuses on half Iranian Muslim American's journey to Iran to find break dancers and bridge the rift between the US and Iran with hip hop and traditional Persian martial arts. During this journey, he explores the cultural and political divide between America and Iran from his personal perspective...
directed by Justin Mashouf, fl. 2009 (Privately Published, 2009), 1 hour 14 mins
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When Sally Met Selma
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directed by David Cohen, 1967-; produced by David Cohen, 1967-, TVF International and Psychology News (London, England: TVF International, 2010), 50 mins

When Sally Met Selma is the story of a wedding, a war, and a very unlikely reunion. Sally became known as the Angel of Mostar when she rescued ten-year-old Selma and her brother from the war-torn city of Mostar in 1993. The children were severely injured when a mortar exploded near their house and though they both...

directed by David Cohen, 1967-; produced by David Cohen, 1967-, TVF International and Psychology News (London, England: TVF International, 2010), 50 mins
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