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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 3, Sustainable Fishing
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directed by Amanda Burrell; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Jill Marshall, fl. 1979-2010, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 3 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
Sustainable fishing is important for the millions of fishermen who depend on the oceans for their livelihood and to the billions of people who eat fish. But at the moment there is little sustainable fishing. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) was set up with the dual task of convincing both fishermen and consume...
directed by Amanda Burrell; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Jill Marshall, fl. 1979-2010, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 3 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 4, Hero Rats
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directed by Joe Loncraine; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Joe Loncraine, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 4 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
They’re called Hero Rats. Can rats help clear Africa’s landmines? Landmines – brutal and indiscriminate weapons – are depressingly common in the developing world. Can the highly developed sense of smell of rats help to clear this scourge? In this episode of Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Alvin Hall is advis...
directed by Joe Loncraine; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Joe Loncraine, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 4 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 5, Partners in Health
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directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 5 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
Partners In Health believes helping these patients means dealing with their social problems as well as providing drug therapy. In this episode of Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Alvin Hall comes face to face with what it’s like to be poor and HIV positive in Africa. Can he help PIH come up with a business bluepri...
directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 5 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 6, Friends International
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directed by Amanda Burrell; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Beth Jones, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
Thousands of children live on the streets of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. Friends International provides education, vocational training and work experience in their restaurants and shops so children can earn their way off the streets for good. Alvin Hall advises them how to boost their income, to help even m...
directed by Amanda Burrell; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Beth Jones, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 7, Educating Girls
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directed by Ashley Morris; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Ashley Morris, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 7 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
Across Africa, millions of girls are denied a decent education. CAMFED aims to change that and break the cycle of poverty by paying for books, fees, even school uniforms. Alvin Hall, a business and financial expert, who was saved from a life of poverty in the USA by educational scholarships, wants to help the CAM...
directed by Ashley Morris; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Ashley Morris, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 7 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 8, Microfinance & Poverty
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directed by Joe Loncraine; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Joe Loncraine, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 8 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
Can the poor borrow their way out of poverty? In this episode, Alvin Hall aims to find out by lending just $25 to two small business women in Tanzania, via Kiva, a global micro-finance website. Can Alvin help Kiva achieve its ambitious goal of reducing global poverty by linking lenders directly to small entrepren...
directed by Joe Loncraine; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Joe Loncraine, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 8 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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With Love
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produced by (small print) Films (New York, NY: (small print) Films, 2015), 34 mins
A unique and inspirational vérité love letter doc that gives a first-hand look into NYC's historic secular grass-roots organization, God's Love We Deliver, which began delivering nutritious meals to a neglected community at the height of the AIDS crisis and then snowballed into a non-profit organization that imp...
produced by (small print) Films (New York, NY: (small print) Films, 2015), 34 mins
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Inocente
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directed by Sean Fine, fl. 2011 and Andrea Nix Fine, fl. 2011; produced by Emanuel Michael, fl. 2004, Albie Hecht, fl. 1997, Yael Melamede, 1968-, Andrea Nix Fine, fl. 2011 and Sean Fine, fl. 2011, Shine Global, Unison Films, Salty Features and Fine Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2012), 40 mins
Inocente delivers a rare glimpse inside the inspirational life of a homeless, undocumented fifteen-year old girl, a burgeoning artist, and the extraordinary challenges she must contend with on a daily basis.
directed by Sean Fine, fl. 2011 and Andrea Nix Fine, fl. 2011; produced by Emanuel Michael, fl. 2004, Albie Hecht, fl. 1997, Yael Melamede, 1968-, Andrea Nix Fine, fl. 2011 and Sean Fine, fl. 2011, Shine Global, Unison Films, Salty Features and Fine Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2012), 40 mins
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Julian Bond
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Soledad Liendo, fl. 2000-2017 and Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-, Heritage Film Project (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 34 mins
This enlightening portrait joins African American social activist Julian Bond as he traces his roots back to slavery. A leader in the Civil Rights Movement, Julian Bond was among the founders of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, a leader of the 1963 March on Washington, and a Georgia legislator for tw...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Soledad Liendo, fl. 2000-2017 and Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-, Heritage Film Project (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 34 mins
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To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America
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directed by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000; produced by Keiko Deguchi, fl. 2010 and Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000, Aerial Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2010), 59 mins
This thought-provoking and powerful documentary follows Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus as he brings his revolutionary microfinance program to the United States, establishing Grameen America. The first stop: Queens, New York, 2008, just as the financial crisis explodes and the American economy plummets. Th...
directed by Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000; produced by Keiko Deguchi, fl. 2010 and Gayle Ferraro, fl. 2000, Aerial Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2010), 59 mins
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