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Steve Jobs: His Story
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directed by Tara Pirnia, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 55 mins
Steve Jobs revolutionized the face of communication as we know it, helping launch the computer into a ubiquitous household appliance and transforming the very purpose of the mobile phone. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Apple and Pixar’s renowned CEO. What made this visionary genius tic...
directed by Tara Pirnia, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 55 mins
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Born to Be Good? Moral Development in Children
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directed by Gail McIntyre and Eileen Thalenberg, fl. 1960 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 51 mins
In laboratories around the world, psychologists are grappling with the age-old question of morality: do we come into the world as amoral creatures without any sense of right and wrong, without any conscience and only learn to be “good”?
directed by Gail McIntyre and Eileen Thalenberg, fl. 1960 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 51 mins
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Mao's Great Famine
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directed by Patrick Cabouat; produced by Arturo Mio, fl. 2009, Radio Television Belge Francophone and DERIVES (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 53 mins
Between 1958 and 1962, China lived through tragedy on an epic scale. The “Great Leap Forward” – conceived by Mao so that China could drive industrial output ahead of Great Britain and achieve autonomy from the might of the neighbouring USSR – led to a catastrophic famine resulting in the death of between 3...
directed by Patrick Cabouat; produced by Arturo Mio, fl. 2009, Radio Television Belge Francophone and DERIVES (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 53 mins
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A CHOICE in the Himalayas
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written by Michel Coqblin and Catherine Addor-Confino, fl. 2012; directed by Catherine Addor-Confino, fl. 2012; produced by Catherine Addor-Confino, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 7 mins
In Digoli, a small village in the Indian Himalayas, 'magical' rituals and arranged marriages remain a common part of the mountain culture. But with the arrival of mobile phones, the extension of the radio relay system, and the exodus of men to the cities, modernity has begun to exert its influence. One beacon of D...
written by Michel Coqblin and Catherine Addor-Confino, fl. 2012; directed by Catherine Addor-Confino, fl. 2012; produced by Catherine Addor-Confino, fl. 2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 7 mins
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Languages Lost and Found: Speaking & Whistling the Mamma Tongue
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directed by Jon H. Davis, fl. 2011 and Iris Brooks, fl. 2011; produced by Jon H. Davis, fl. 2011 and Iris Brooks, fl. 2011, Northern Lights Studio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 28 mins
This richly illustrated short film celebrates diverse linguistic and cultural practices from around the world. In footage spanning five continents – from rainforest longhouses in Borneo to dramatic mountaintops in the Canary Islands—dynamic visions of art, music and dance are woven into a vivid global mosaic.I...
directed by Jon H. Davis, fl. 2011 and Iris Brooks, fl. 2011; produced by Jon H. Davis, fl. 2011 and Iris Brooks, fl. 2011, Northern Lights Studio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 28 mins
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Dominion Farms and the Ethics of African Development
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produced by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; in Good Fortune (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 9 mins
When Dominion Farms comes to Kenya, their goal is to invest in economically developing the area and helping to improve the quality of living for its population. But not everyone is happy with the results, and the question is raised: what are the ethics of imposing business practices on another culture? This segmen...
produced by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; in Good Fortune (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 9 mins
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The Whole Enchilada
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produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 28 mins
In recent years over a million Latin Americans in search of a better life have surged into the U.S. -- conventionally and illegally. The U.S. has undergone arguably the most dramatic demographic and cultural shifts in its history and Latinos are expected to emerge as a potential American majority by 2050. The Whol...
produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 28 mins
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The Mystery of Sleep
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written by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
This film explores the strange and relatively unknown world of sleep—a world in which we spend approximately one third of our lives. The Mystery of Sleep shows how the discovery of REM (Rapid Eye Movement) during our dream period) in the early 1950’s by Dr. Nathaniel Kleitman at the University of Chicago, brou...
written by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; directed by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012; produced by Mel Stuart, 1928-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 47 mins
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Business Law - Nicaragua and Restricted Coastal Access
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in Sun and Shadows: The Downside of Tourism in Central America (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 3 mins
Nicaraguan law favors tourism. Numerous clashes occur between parties claiming ownership of the same plot of land. Today, few beaches remain open to public access.
in Sun and Shadows: The Downside of Tourism in Central America (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 3 mins
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The King of Calls
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directed by Jens Pederson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 29 mins
At a call center in the Indian city of Hyderabad, work starts at 8 P.M. India time. It's morning in the U.S., when America is beginning to work. A business directory, 'The American Yellow Pages,' similar to the original 'Yellow Pages,' has outsourced their telemarketing to India. Kabith is the Indian executive-in-...
directed by Jens Pederson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 29 mins
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