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All Power to The People!
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directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins

Opening with a montage of four hundred years of race injustice in America, this powerful documentary provides the historical context for the establishment of the 60's civil rights movement. Rare clips of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, and other activists transport one back to those tumultuous times....

directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins
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Among the Disappeared: A Cambodian Survivor Remembers
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produced by Four Square Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 48 mins
As a young child, Kodaim Ear survived the suffering the Khmer Rouge inflicted on Cambodia. He lost his parents and three sisters and was saved by his cunning and determined grandfather who enabled the remaining family members to survive the rigors of forced labor in the countryside. Now thirty, and recently marrie...
produced by Four Square Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 48 mins
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The Bells of Chernobyl
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produced by Tele Images International (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 55 mins
This fast paced and chilling story of the Chernobyl disaster, pieced together from eyewitness accounts and historic film footage, shows a cover up of epic proportions. April 26, 1986 marked the day of no return for the residents of Pripyat, just north of Kiev. It was here that Units 3 and 4 of the nuclear reactor...
produced by Tele Images International (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 55 mins
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Cambodia: The Betrayal
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produced by David Munro, 1942- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 8 mins
The world was horrified to learn of the holocaust which had taken place in Cambodia at the hands of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. This film exposes the hypocrisy of the Western nations which continue to support Pol Pot, despite the atrocities of his regime. Not only has Pol Pot been allowed to occupy Cambodia's sea...
produced by David Munro, 1942- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 8 mins
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El Chogui
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directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
Luis Miguel, a young peasant living in Oaxaca, had a dream. He wanted to lift his family out of poverty by becoming a champion Mexican boxer. He even invented a name for himself -- “El Chogui” (Little Bird). But when he determined that fame and fortune in the boxing ring was not a real possibility, he decided...
directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
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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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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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Emil and Fifi
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directed by Brett J. Love, 1962-2003; produced by Brett J. Love, 1962-2003 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991, originally published 1990), 50 mins
The award winning film tells the history through the force and emotion of a personal story. It is the engaging portrait of Emil Synek, the filmmaker's grandfather, who was a revered playwright, journalist and politician in Czechoslovakia during the era of the Second World War and the Communist takeover. When he wa...
directed by Brett J. Love, 1962-2003; produced by Brett J. Love, 1962-2003 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991, originally published 1990), 50 mins
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Fidel Castro: A Life of Revolution
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directed by Terence McKenna, fl. 1988; produced by Michelle Gagnon, fl. 2006 and Terence McKenna, fl. 1988, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 44 mins
After ruling Cuba for close to 50 years, Fidel Castro stepped down. From his childhood in rural Cuba, through his fight in the Sierra Maestra, to winning the revolution and transforming the country, Fidel: A Life of Revolution presents a unique account of his life and times by Castro himself, taken largely from pr...
directed by Terence McKenna, fl. 1988; produced by Michelle Gagnon, fl. 2006 and Terence McKenna, fl. 1988, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 44 mins
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Fond Memories of Cuba
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directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by Mike Fond and David Bradbury, 1951- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 53 mins
Memories of Cuba is an affectionate and thoughtful portrait of Cuba, some forty years after Castro took power. Academy Award-nominated David Bradbury (Frontline, Chile Hasta Cuando?) documents the erosion of the revolution in Cuba and sadly acknowledges that the socialist dreams of earlier decades have evaporated...
directed by David Bradbury, 1951-; produced by Mike Fond and David Bradbury, 1951- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 53 mins
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