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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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All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State
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directed by Phillip Schopper, fl. 1976-2011 and Keith Patterson, fl. 2009; produced by Jack Lofton, fl. 2005, Curry Glassell, fl. 2012, Keith Patterson, fl. 2009 and Phillip Schopper, fl. 1976-2011, Filmbank (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
Feisty, fiery, a force of nature, and funny as hell. These are a few of the terms that were used to describe Ann Richards, one of the most charismatic American political figures of the last 30 years. This compelling portrait tells her remarkable story, from the young girl who grew up poor in rural Texas to the bel...
directed by Phillip Schopper, fl. 1976-2011 and Keith Patterson, fl. 2009; produced by Jack Lofton, fl. 2005, Curry Glassell, fl. 2012, Keith Patterson, fl. 2009 and Phillip Schopper, fl. 1976-2011, Filmbank (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 1 hour 23 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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American Dream
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directed by Barbara Kopple, 1946-; produced by Arthur Cohn, 1927- and Barbara Kopple, 1946-, Cabin Creek Films (New York, NY: Cabin Creek Films, 1990), 1 hour 38 mins
Since FDR implemented the New Deal, it has been eroded year after year by the power of increasingly ruthless corporate profiteering and competition. Labor Unions have been under attack, largely by Republican administrations and policies, and the attitude of big business is less and less caring and humanitarian. In...
directed by Barbara Kopple, 1946-; produced by Arthur Cohn, 1927- and Barbara Kopple, 1946-, Cabin Creek Films (New York, NY: Cabin Creek Films, 1990), 1 hour 38 mins
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American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny
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directed by Kevin Booth, 1961-; produced by Kevin Booth, 1961-, Lauren Traitz, fl. 2013, Nick Murphy, fl. 1999-2016, Dave Zamanski, fl. 2013, Julia Johnson, 1982- and Vaedynn Erlandson, fl. 2013, Sacred Cow Productions, Patterson Productions and S. C. P. Enterprises (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins
From the frontlines of the battle to legalize marijuana comes “American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny”. The November 2012 elections saw pot being fully legalized in two states. Meanwhile, thousands of Americans in places like Texas and Florida continue to be arrested. The film asks the question on every pot smo...
directed by Kevin Booth, 1961-; produced by Kevin Booth, 1961-, Lauren Traitz, fl. 2013, Nick Murphy, fl. 1999-2016, Dave Zamanski, fl. 2013, Julia Johnson, 1982- and Vaedynn Erlandson, fl. 2013, Sacred Cow Productions, Patterson Productions and S. C. P. Enterprises (El Segundo, CA: Gravitas Ventures, 2012), 1 hour 30 mins
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American Future: A History, Episode 4, What is an American?
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directed by Sam Hobkinson; produced by Sam Hobkinson, Oxford Film and Television, in American Future: A History, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 1 hour
While the 2008 presidential campaign is in full swing, Simon Schama travels through America to dig deep into the conflicts of its history to understand what is at stake right now. Simon looks at the bitter conflict over immigration in American history. Who should be allowed to enter America and call themselves an...
directed by Sam Hobkinson; produced by Sam Hobkinson, Oxford Film and Television, in American Future: A History, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 1 hour
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