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1989: A Statesman Opens Up
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(Icarus Films, 2015), 59 mins
Forty-year-old academic economist Miklos Nemeth was more surprised than anyone when he was named Prime Minister of Hungary. It was 1989, and the Communist system was on the brink of collapse. Nemeth, an outsider with few friends in the Party, was charged with the seemingly impossible task of saving the country fro...
(Icarus Films, 2015), 59 mins
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6000 A Day: An Account of a Catastrophe Foretold
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directed by Philip Brooks, 1953-2003 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2001), 56 mins
6000 A DAY - ACCOUNT OF A CATASTROPHE FORETOLD reveals how the world's top decision makers knowingly failed to prevent the spread of the AIDS. It examines the failure of key individuals, prominent NGO's, and governments to act as they allowed a catastrophe to fester - a catastrophe that undoubtedly could have been...
directed by Philip Brooks, 1953-2003 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2001), 56 mins
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17th Of August
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directed by Alexander Ilyich Gutman; produced by Krzysztof Kopczynski and Alexander Ilyich Gutman, Telewizja Polska, Atelier Film Alexandr and Eureka Media (Montréal, QC: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 53 mins
On a remote island in Northern Russia Boris is serving a life sentence for triple murder. He is one of the first to do so in post-Soviet Russia after the death penalty was abolished in 1993. This unsettling documentary brings us inside, not only Boris' dark, cold, claustrophobic cell but also the hidden recesses o...
directed by Alexander Ilyich Gutman; produced by Krzysztof Kopczynski and Alexander Ilyich Gutman, Telewizja Polska, Atelier Film Alexandr and Eureka Media (Montréal, QC: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 53 mins
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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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Afghanistan's Opium Trail
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directed by Mehran Bozorgnia; produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 44 mins
Over 90% of the world's opium now comes from Afghanistan. This no-holds barred documentary follows this illicit industry, from the cultivation of the opium plants, to the processing of heroin, to the cross border smuggling that occurs between Afghanistan and Iran. The cameras actually catch the ambush of smugglers...
directed by Mehran Bozorgnia; produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 44 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 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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All Restrictions End
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(Icarus Films, 2010), 32 mins

In the early days of the Iranian revolution, anyone with press lines on his trousers would be dismissed from work. How can one say his prayers to Allah without breaking his trousers' press lines?' This and other reflections on Islam and clothing characterize the thought-provoking free-form documentary ALL RESTRICT...

(Icarus Films, 2010), 32 mins
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Environmental Agriculture Workbooks
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in Amazon Projects: Agenda 31, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
In this segment we learn about the value of keeping notebooks to record work incidents.
in Amazon Projects: Agenda 31, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
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