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Africa in the 21st Century, Somalia: The Neglected Civil War
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produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
Independent since 1960, Somalia has seen virtually constant political upheaval. Chaos still reigns in the capital, Mogadishu, and throughout Somalia. Some eighty percent of the nation is under the power of guerrillas and local warlords. Taking advantage of the chaos, Islamic fundamentalist groups such as al Qaeda...
produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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Behind Forgotten Eyes
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directed by Anthony Gilmore; produced by Anthony Gilmore and Alex Ferrair (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008, originally published 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
While Korea groaned under the harsh colonial rule of Imperial Japan from 1932 until 1945, the Japanese military coerced, tricked, and forced more than 200,000 women of Korea into a brutal and systematic form of sexual slavery on an unimaginable scale. Forbidden to leave the rickety shacks hastily constructed near...
directed by Anthony Gilmore; produced by Anthony Gilmore and Alex Ferrair (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008, originally published 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
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The Cyborg Revolution
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produced by Tatsuhiro Fujiki, NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 2 mins
Cyborg technology is a revolutionary development in rehabilitation medicine. It allows the brain and nervous system to manipulate specially engineered devices that help people regain the use of impaired body function. Once a dream of science fiction, this revolutionary technology is now becoming a reality. Getting...
produced by Tatsuhiro Fujiki, NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 2 mins
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Daughters of de Beauvoir
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produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
It has been over forty years since Simone de Beauvoir published the Second Sex which heralded the start of the women's movement. In this film we talk to the women who took the baton from de Beauvoir to race ahead with the cause: Kate Millet, Marge Piercy, Eva Figes and Ann Oakley. Through the eyes of the women she...
produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
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Disobeying Orders: G. I. Resistance to The Vietnam War
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directed by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990; produced by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 30 mins
This documentary focuses on the antiwar movement within the armed forces. Interviews with Vietnam veterans, including a navy nurse, are interwoven with archival photos, film footage, and popular music of the 1960's. One nurse coordinated an air drop of antiwar leaflets over her naval base for which she was court-m...
directed by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990; produced by Pamela Sporn, fl. 1990 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 30 mins
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In the Name of the Emperor
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- and Nancy Tong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 53 mins
This is the only American documentary film to examine the Rape of Nanjing, December 13, 1937, when the Japanese Imperial troops marched into this city in China. In just six weeks they murdered 300,000 civilians, and systematically raped and killed thousands of women. Today, the Japanese government continues to den...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- and Nancy Tong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 53 mins
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Lavender Lake: Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal
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directed by Alison Prete; produced by Rough on Rats Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 mins
South Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal, opened in 1866, was once hailed as one of the shortest and most important waterways in the world. It was also known as one of the world's dirtiest. Its putrid, perfumed airs were highly recommended for head colds. After one hundred thirty years of raw sewage, toxic sludge, dumped co...
directed by Alison Prete; produced by Rough on Rats Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 54 mins
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El Salvador: Portraits in A Revolution
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directed by Laura Jackson, fl. 2000; produced by Laura Jackson, fl. 2000 and Betsy Morgan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994, originally published 1992), 57 mins
This film documents the grassroots nature of revolutionary democracy and the courage of the ordinary people of El Salvador. In the 1980's, thousands of Salvadorans were forced to flee their homeland to refugee camps in Honduras. After nine years in the camps, they made a decision unprecedented in refugee history....
directed by Laura Jackson, fl. 2000; produced by Laura Jackson, fl. 2000 and Betsy Morgan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994, originally published 1992), 57 mins
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A Time of Love and War
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directed by Sabrina Mathews; produced by Michelle Smith and Malcolm Guy, Multi-Monde (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
When young Sabrina Mathews journeyed from Canada to the coffee plantations of Nicaragua to show support for the Sandinista cause, she had no idea she would forge a lifetime friendship with a young woman whose life would be tossed by the vicissitudes of cold war politics. After their initial meeting, the friendshi...
directed by Sabrina Mathews; produced by Michelle Smith and Malcolm Guy, Multi-Monde (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 5 mins
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Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2, Women in War: Part 2
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produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 48 mins
Part II is dedicated to the women of the Americas. It begins in El Salvador, a country where torture and terrorism are part of every family's history. Salvadorean women are assuming leadership positions in the popular front movements for a more just society. In Boston, New York, Washington and Los Angeles, we meet...
produced by Diana Meehan, Pat Mitchell and Mary Muldoon, in Women In War: Voices From The Front Lines, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 48 mins
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