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The Ballad of Esequiel Hernández
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written by Shane Slattery-Quintanilla, Kieran Fitzgerald, 1980- and Brendan Fitzgerald, fl. 2009; directed by Kieran Fitzgerald, 1980-; produced by Shane Slattery-Quintanilla and Brendan Fitzgerald, fl. 2009 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 22 mins
In 1997, no one in the small town (pop. 100) of Redford, Texas knew that U.S. Marine teams, fully camouflaged and armed with M16 rifles, had been secretly deployed to their section of the border. Farmers like the Hernández family, who lived by the river, went on working their fields and tending to their livestock...
written by Shane Slattery-Quintanilla, Kieran Fitzgerald, 1980- and Brendan Fitzgerald, fl. 2009; directed by Kieran Fitzgerald, 1980-; produced by Shane Slattery-Quintanilla and Brendan Fitzgerald, fl. 2009 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 22 mins
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Banishing the Crisis
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directed by Gisela Perraut (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 34 mins
The economic crisis is taking its toll in China, with factory closures, a sharp fall in exports, and 20 million unemployed. Although the trend is worrying in a land that has become the world's workshop, many see the crisis as opening up new opportunities. We visit Wenzhou, one of the country's industrial powerhous...
directed by Gisela Perraut (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 34 mins
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Barack Obama: Great Expectations Part 1
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directed by James Traub, fl. 2014 and William Karel, 1940-; produced by Jean-François Lepetit, 1953- and Karina Si Ahmed, fl. 2008-2015, Flach Film, Part 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2014), 53 mins
This documentary will draw a balanced and well-documented assessment of Barack Obama's first term. If his election will clearly go down in history, his first term has been a very tough one! This film will be an epic tale of Barack Obama's White House battles. Since taking office, Obama has had to confront economic...
directed by James Traub, fl. 2014 and William Karel, 1940-; produced by Jean-François Lepetit, 1953- and Karina Si Ahmed, fl. 2008-2015, Flach Film, Part 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2014), 53 mins
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Barack Obama: Great Expectations Part 2
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directed by James Traub, fl. 2014 and William Karel, 1940-; produced by Jean-François Lepetit, 1953- and Karina Si Ahmed, fl. 2008-2015, Flach Film, Part 2 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2014), 52 mins
This documentary will draw a balanced and well-documented assessment of Barack Obama's first term. If his election will clearly go down in history, his first term has been a very tough one! This film will be an epic tale of Barack Obama's White House battles. Since taking office, Obama has had to confront economic...
directed by James Traub, fl. 2014 and William Karel, 1940-; produced by Jean-François Lepetit, 1953- and Karina Si Ahmed, fl. 2008-2015, Flach Film, Part 2 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2014), 52 mins
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Barbarians: Fierce and Friendly
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written by Dr. Ronald P. Toby; directed by Ikeda Hajime and Chet Kincaid, fl. 2010; produced by Chet Kincaid, fl. 2010 and Ikeda Hajime, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 11 mins
Like people elsewhere, Japanese throughout their history have encountered aliens in reality and in fantasy, and then have tried to incorporate them into their view of the world. Ronald P. Toby, noted Japanese historian, examines ways in which the Japanese have expressed their understanding of the foreign such as K...
written by Dr. Ronald P. Toby; directed by Ikeda Hajime and Chet Kincaid, fl. 2010; produced by Chet Kincaid, fl. 2010 and Ikeda Hajime, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 11 mins
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Barbershop Punk
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(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 1 hour 17 mins
Robb Topolski is an unlikely crusader for free speech -- on the surface; he seems to be a mild-mannered geek with a fondness for a capella music. However, when Topolski tried to upload some rare recordings of barbershop quartets to a peer-to-peer file sharing website in 2007, he found that his broadband Internet c...
(Bullfrog Films, 2011), 1 hour 17 mins
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Barracks Man (L'homme des Casernes)
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; produced by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
This film deals with the issue of mandatory military service in Switzerland. For four months, from February to May 1990, filmmaker Jacqueline Veuve and her team filmed a platoon engaged in basic training at Colombier, Switzerland.
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; produced by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
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Battle for Chile, Part 3
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in Battle for Chile (Icarus Films, 1998), 1 hour 20 mins

THE POWER OF THE PEOPLE deals with the creation by ordinary workers and peasants of thousands of local groups of 'popular power' to distribute food, occupy, guard and run factories and farms, oppose black market profiteering, and link together neighborhood social service organizations. First these local groups of...

in Battle for Chile (Icarus Films, 1998), 1 hour 20 mins
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The Battle for Peace - Shimon Peres
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produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
The Battle for Peace -- Shimon Peres follows up on the earlier film Peres -- The Road to Peace. Ever since the assassination of the late Prime Minister Rabin, Peres has been the leading spokesman for a negotiated peace. Despite his recent defeat, he continues to be an important presence on the Israeli political sc...
produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
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Beating Child Violence
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directed by Joe Loncraine and Mark Turner, 1965-; produced by Joe Loncraine, Mark Turner, 1965- and Dick Bower, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
Child abuse is a massive issue throughout the whole of Africa. It happens on a daily basis and for far too many children it is almost routine, an accepted part of daily life. This film follows the story of Swarmad Chadiga, who was so badly abused by his stepfather he left home when he was only 12 to live on the st...
directed by Joe Loncraine and Mark Turner, 1965-; produced by Joe Loncraine, Mark Turner, 1965- and Dick Bower, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
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