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Australia Today, District Commissioner
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directed by Shan Benson, fl. 1953-1963; produced by R. Maslyn Williams, fl. 1952, Australian Commonwealth Film Unit, in Australia Today (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 27 mins
In 1963, Tom Ellis was the District Commissioner of the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea. In this film Tom describes how the Territory Administration is helping the people to adjust to a new way of life in the social and economic development of the area. We see patrol officers in the field presiding over trad...
directed by Shan Benson, fl. 1953-1963; produced by R. Maslyn Williams, fl. 1952, Australian Commonwealth Film Unit, in Australia Today (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 27 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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Bendum: In The Heart of Mindanao
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written by E. Anthony Collins, 1963-; directed by E. Anthony Collins, 1963-; produced by E. Anthony Collins, 1963- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 29 mins
This documentary is about the homeland and daily life of an indigenous tribal community in the tropical uplands of central Mindanao, Philippines. In this small village called Bendum, the local community has successfully struggled, after decades of commercialized logging and deforestation, to gain control over thei...
written by E. Anthony Collins, 1963-; directed by E. Anthony Collins, 1963-; produced by E. Anthony Collins, 1963- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 29 mins
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Cyberwar in China
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directed by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002; produced by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002 (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2013), 28 mins
A half hour documentary about social media in China. With more than a half billion people online - China is the world's largest Internet nation. And on Weibo - the Chinese answer to Facebook and Twitter, the Chinese manifests themselves more sharp and critical than ever before. Embark on a travel in the digital Ch...
directed by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002; produced by Jakob Gottschau, fl. 2002 (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2013), 28 mins
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Emil and Fifi
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directed by Brett J. Love, 1962-2003; produced by Brett J. Love, 1962-2003 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991, originally published 1990), 50 mins
The award winning film tells the history through the force and emotion of a personal story. It is the engaging portrait of Emil Synek, the filmmaker's grandfather, who was a revered playwright, journalist and politician in Czechoslovakia during the era of the Second World War and the Communist takeover. When he wa...
directed by Brett J. Love, 1962-2003; produced by Brett J. Love, 1962-2003 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991, originally published 1990), 50 mins
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Friends in High Places
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written by Lindsey Merrison, 1959-; directed by Lindsey Merrison, 1959-; produced by Lindsey Merrison, 1959- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 1 hour 26 mins
“Buddhism and nat worship are like mangoes and bananas”Whether contending with a deceitful daughter-in-law, forecasting financial prospects for a tea shop, or freeing a husband from government detainment, Friends in High Places reveals the central role of nats and spirit mediums in alleviating the day to day b...
written by Lindsey Merrison, 1959-; directed by Lindsey Merrison, 1959-; produced by Lindsey Merrison, 1959- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 1 hour 26 mins
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Gaddafi's Gamble
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produced by Mary Ann Jolley, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 39 mins
For decades an enemy of the West, Libya is now desperately trying to rejoin the rest of the world. It is using its vast oil reserves -- to woo back former foes especially the United States. Gaddafi's Gamble asks: why now? The film explores the recent history of Libya, isolated since Colonel Gaddafi seized power th...
produced by Mary Ann Jolley, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 39 mins
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General Report I
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directed by Pere Portabella (New York: Grasshopper Film, 1976), 2 hours 29 mins
Shot in the months following Franco's death, whose regime had ruled Spain for nearly 40 years, Pere Portabella's landmark documentary combines clandestinely filmed footage of public protests with extensive conversations between politicians as they try to determine how to transition from a dictatorship to a democra...
directed by Pere Portabella (New York: Grasshopper Film, 1976), 2 hours 29 mins
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General Report II
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directed by Pere Portabella; produced by Pere Portabella (New York: Grasshopper Film, 2016), 2 hours 6 mins
A fascinating investigation of the economic, political, social, and environmental crises currently affecting Europe, Catalan filmmaker Pere Portabella's new documentary updates and expands the scope of its 1976 predecessor, positing that European reality today is every bit as unhinged as it was 40 years ago.
directed by Pere Portabella; produced by Pere Portabella (New York: Grasshopper Film, 2016), 2 hours 6 mins
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If It Fits
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by Mark Erder, fl. 1978 and John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by Hugh Carter Donahue, fl. 1989 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 58 mins
The once thriving industrial town of Haverhill, Massachusetts on the Merrimack River now resembles, in the words of one of the film's subjects, "a ghost town where you expect to see tumbleweeds come rolling down Main Street." This film examines a dying industrial town and its politicians' search for votes over suc...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by Mark Erder, fl. 1978 and John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by Hugh Carter Donahue, fl. 1989 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 58 mins
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