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Abortion, Corruption and Cops - The Bertram Wainer Story
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directed by John Moore, fl. 2008 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2005), 52 mins
In 1967 a young woman came to Dr Bertram Wainer's Melbourne surgery seeking emergency medical treatment after a backyard abortion. She was desperately ill yet too afraid to go to hospital. For Wainer this was the start of a long, hard struggle to overturn laws that made abortion an offence punishable by up to 15 y...
directed by John Moore, fl. 2008 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2005), 52 mins
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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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African Exodus
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directed by Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Turlick, fl. 2006, Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008 and Jessica Landaw, fl. 1994, Red Shield Pictures (New York, NY: DigiNext Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 mins

Since 2006, 60,000 non-Jewish Africans, primarily from Sudan and Eritrea, have fled the wars and dictatorships of their home countries and made their way through Egypt and the Sinai desert into Israel, the Jewish homeland. These Africans, mostly refugees and asylum seekers, have risked their lives in the hope of f...

directed by Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Turlick, fl. 2006, Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008 and Jessica Landaw, fl. 1994, Red Shield Pictures (New York, NY: DigiNext Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 mins
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African Studies Series, The Congo and Sudan: Mission Impossible
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produced by Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 39 mins
What motivates missionaries to travel to some of the most inhospitable parts of the globe, to treat terrible diseases like leprosy, to help those most in need? In this poignant documentary we meet three missionaries: Father Alfredo, who lives in Dondo, a village in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo; Fa...
produced by Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 39 mins
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After the Raj, Series 1, Episode 2, Cashing In
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directed by David Wickham; presented by David Dimbleby; produced by Keith Bowers, British Broadcasting Corporation, in After the Raj, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
After fifty years of independence, India is poised to become one of the world's economic and political giants and it could be one of the region's most ferocious tigers. This personal journey discovers a surprising new India struggling to emerge from the old and the conflict it's provoking. The programme explores t...
directed by David Wickham; presented by David Dimbleby; produced by Keith Bowers, British Broadcasting Corporation, in After the Raj, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 50 mins
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America Betrayed
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directed by Leslie Cardé (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 35 mins
One of America's proudest achievements, our national infrastructure, is now its most dangerous embarrassment. Our bridges, dams, levees and highways are crumbling, toppling, being washed away, and putting American citizens and cities at risk. How could the most powerful nation on the planet let this happen? Narra...
directed by Leslie Cardé (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2008), 1 hour 35 mins
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Apu Condor (The Condor God)
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written by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 30 mins
A unique and highly visual documentary that provides a detailed observation of the sacred Peruvian 'Yawar Fiesta of the Apu Condor'.
written by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 30 mins
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Arab-Israeli Struggle For Peace
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produced by Chris Sheridan (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1994), 59 mins
This film traces Arab-Israeli relations from the creation of Israel in 1948 to the signing of the peace treaty in September of 1993. Included are scenes of Jewish refugee camps, the Suez Crisis, and the careers of Nasser, Begin & Shamir. All of the conflicts are covered using extraordinary historic footage - The S...
produced by Chris Sheridan (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1994), 59 mins
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Azerbaijan: All the President's Oil
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produced by Journeyman Pictures; interview by Marcel Theroux (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 26 mins
Azerbaijan, which occupies the southern part of the isthmus between the Black and Caspian seas, is a country rich in history, and in oil. So rich in oil, it should to be a textbook example of the benefits of globalization; however, as reporter Marcel Theroux explains, the vast amount of money coming in is not tric...
produced by Journeyman Pictures; interview by Marcel Theroux (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 26 mins
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Baghdad Taxi
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directed by Frederic Tonolli, fl. 2003; produced by Arnaud Hamelin, SUNSET Presse (Java Films, 2012), 53 mins
A few months after the withdrawal of the American troops from Iraq a filmmaker decides to cross the country in a taxi. From the far north to extreme south passing through the cities that featured heavily in Iraq's recent dramatic history; Erbil, Sulaymaniyah , Kirkuk, Mosul, Tikrit, Fallujah, Baghdad, Babylon, Kar...
directed by Frederic Tonolli, fl. 2003; produced by Arnaud Hamelin, SUNSET Presse (Java Films, 2012), 53 mins
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