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With Us or Against Us: Afghans in America
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directed by Kenneth Krauss and Mariam Jobrani; produced by Kenneth Krauss and Mariam Jobrani (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 27 mins
When the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in the late 1970's, many Afghans fled leaving behind homes, possessions and sometimes family members. Those Afghans who took refuge in the United States came to treasure the freedom and economic opportunities offered by their new country. Many settled in Fremont, CA, which beca...
directed by Kenneth Krauss and Mariam Jobrani; produced by Kenneth Krauss and Mariam Jobrani (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 27 mins
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Without Shepherds
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(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 56 mins

Six bold people navigate the dangerous waters of Pakistan's current crisis to discover a new tomorrow: a cricket star starts a progressive political party, a female journalist goes behind Taliban lines, an ex-mujahid seeks redemption, a trucker crosses dangerous territory to feed his family, a supermodel pushes fe...

(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 56 mins
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Without the King
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directed by Michael Skolnik, 1978- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2007), 1 hour 23 mins
Tells the story of Africa's last absolute monarch, the Kingdom of Swaziland. King Mswati III, perceived by many to be out of touch with his country, lives in luxury with his 13 wives, while his subjects suffer from crushing poverty and the world's highest HIV rate. Meet headstrong first wife Queen LaMbikiza; eldes...
directed by Michael Skolnik, 1978- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2007), 1 hour 23 mins
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Women's Voices: The Gender Gap
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(Kartemquin Films, 1984), 17 mins

This documentary explores the growing difference in the voting patterns of men and women (the gender gap) that could no longer be denied by the mid-1980's.

(Kartemquin Films, 1984), 17 mins
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The World According to Russia Today
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(Icarus Films, 2015), 40 mins

In 2014, Malaysian Airlines passenger flight 17 was shot down with a rocket intended for the private plane of Russian president Vladimir Putin... If, that is, a viewer is relying on the satellite TV network Russia Today as their source for news.

These claims were not the first time Russia Today drew attention for...

(Icarus Films, 2015), 40 mins
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Xmas Without China
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(Bullfrog Films, 2013), 1 hour 3 mins

Exploring the intersection of consumerism and immigration in American culture, XMAS WITHOUT CHINA is an intimate portrait of families wrestling with our drive to consume cheap products, but also with our desire for human connection and a sense of who we are in a fast-changing world.

Pride and mischief inspire Chin...

(Bullfrog Films, 2013), 1 hour 3 mins
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Yanomamö, A Multidisciplinary Study
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written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 45 mins
This film illustrates the field techniques used by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Michigan in collaboration with their Venezuelan colleagues. The film describes the team's objectives - to understand the Yanomamo population structure in genetic and social terms - and the methods used...
written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 45 mins
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Yemen: Praying For Revolution
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directed by François Cauwel, fl. 2011 and Lea Zilber, fl. 2011; produced by Hikari Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2011), 26 mins
A few months ago they were less than 50 in front of the Sanaa University. Today they are millions all across Yemen protesting and demanding a change of regime. Students, human rights activists, tribesmen. An entire people is mobilized and praying for change. A people paying homage to the very first protesters who...
directed by François Cauwel, fl. 2011 and Lea Zilber, fl. 2011; produced by Hikari Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2011), 26 mins
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Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 1, Face and Place
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directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
The concept of 'face' is common across Asia, and provides a basis for private and business relationships. It is an unwritten code of behaviour which guides its protagonists to be diplomatic and yielding, but at the same time ruthless in the preservation of reputation. Religious, social and moral philosophies shape...
directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
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Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 2, Insider/Outsider
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directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 2 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
Westerners doing business in Asia often complain they remain outsiders regardless of their length of stay. A basic difference in cultural style inhibits Australians, and other foreigners, becoming 'Asian insiders'. This episode explores the respective approaches of Asians and outsiders towards business deals and e...
directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 2 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
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