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A House Divided: Elderly Abuse
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directed by Lyn Wright, fl. 1985-1995; produced by Lyn Wright, fl. 1985-1995, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 37 mins
Through four portraits, A House Divided sheds light on the hidden tragedy of elder abuse. The abuse itself takes many forms, ranging from willful neglect to financial exploitation to physical attack. The families depicted come from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds. We see one loving niece who is pushed t...
directed by Lyn Wright, fl. 1985-1995; produced by Lyn Wright, fl. 1985-1995, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 37 mins
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Sound and Fury: The Communication Wars of the Deaf
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directed by Josh Aronson; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 32 mins
Sound and Fury takes viewers inside the seldom seen world of the deaf to witness a painful family struggle over a controversial medical technology called the cochlear implant. Some family members celebrate the implant as a long overdue cure for deafness while others fear it will destroy their language and way of l...
directed by Josh Aronson; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 32 mins
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A Brooklyn Family Tale
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directed by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel; produced by Murray Nossel and Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 56 mins
This powerful documentary follows two generations of the Santiago family of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Twenty years ago at about the same time that "Cisco" and "Stingray" Santiago became leaders of the notorious Assassinaters gang, Sister Mary Paul and Sister Geraldine, started a unique social service agency called Th...
directed by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel; produced by Murray Nossel and Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 56 mins
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Couples Arguing
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directed by Harry Gantz and Joe Gantz; produced by Harry Gantz and Joe Gantz, View Film & Video Inc (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
Arguments between couples are an important aspect of interpersonal relationships. They allow the airing of divergent views so that a compromise becomes possible and violence is avoided. Here is the first documentary to investigate real couples in actual arguments. To capture this with absolute spontaneity, the fil...
directed by Harry Gantz and Joe Gantz; produced by Harry Gantz and Joe Gantz, View Film & Video Inc (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
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The Unquiet Death of Eli Creekmore
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produced by David Davis, 1948-, KCTS/TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
This is a powerful documentary on a brutal child abuse case. Through moving accounts by family members, teachers and doctors, we learn how a three-year-old was repeatedly mistreated by his father. A brutal beating when he refused to stop crying was the cause of his death. Eli's plight had not gone unnoticed. Over...
produced by David Davis, 1948-, KCTS/TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
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Healing from Childhood Sexual Abuse
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produced by Laura LeMarr (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 38 mins
In this moving documentary three women and one man recall emotionally the childhood sexual traumas that destroyed their youth. They speak candidly about the recovery process which released them from symptoms that had plagued their lives - lack of self esteem, depression, suicidal thoughts and disassociative behavi...
produced by Laura LeMarr (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 38 mins
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My Mother, My Abuser
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directed by Helene Courchesne; with Michelle Elliot; produced by Nicole Messier (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 42 mins
The sexual abuse of children committed by women, most often mothers, is a rarely documented subject. In this film, six victims of maternal incest powerfully convey their nightmarish child hoods. "It is common that young children do not have the words to tell other people" says Michelle Elliott, psychologist and au...
directed by Helene Courchesne; with Michelle Elliot; produced by Nicole Messier (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 42 mins
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The Healing Years: Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
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written by Kathy Barbini; directed by Kathy Barbini; produced by Kathy Barbini, Big Voice Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
THE HEALING YEARS Women Survivors Of Child Sexual Abuse Produced and directed byKathy Barbini for Big Voice Pictures This important documentary investigates the effect of incest on three women as it illuminates their journey from pain and despair to recovery to finally working to end the cycle of incest. The film...
written by Kathy Barbini; directed by Kathy Barbini; produced by Kathy Barbini, Big Voice Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
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