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Nailed It
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directed by Adele Free Pham, fl. 2008; produced by Adele Free Pham, fl. 2008 and Ina Adele Ray, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2018), 59 mins
Visit any strip mall in the United States, and there’s bound to be a Vietnamese nail salon. While ubiquitous in cities across the country, few Americans know the history behind the salons and the 20 Vietnamese refugee women, who in 1975, sparked a multibillion dollar industry that supports their community to thi...
directed by Adele Free Pham, fl. 2008; produced by Adele Free Pham, fl. 2008 and Ina Adele Ray, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2018), 59 mins
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Resistance at Tule Lake
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directed by Konrad Aderer, 1968-; produced by Michelle Chen, fl. 2017 and Konrad Aderer, 1968-, LabHeart Media (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2018), 1 hour 19 mins
The dominant narrative of the World War II incarceration of Japanese-Americans has been that they behaved as a “model minority,” that they cooperated without protest and proved their patriotism by enlisting in the Army. Resistance at Tule Lake, a new feature-length documentary from Third World Newsreel and dir...
directed by Konrad Aderer, 1968-; produced by Michelle Chen, fl. 2017 and Konrad Aderer, 1968-, LabHeart Media (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2018), 1 hour 19 mins
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Abundant Land: Soil, Seeds, and Sovereignty
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directed by Natasha Florentino, fl. 2017; produced by Natasha Florentino, fl. 2017 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 2 mins
Abundant Land is a one-hour documentary about a Hawaiian community on Moloka’i opposing the biotech industry’s use of the island to test genetically engineered seeds. Agrochemical biotech corporations are depleting Moloka’i’s topsoil and freshwater while contributing to dust storms that spread pesticides i...
directed by Natasha Florentino, fl. 2017; produced by Natasha Florentino, fl. 2017 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 2 mins
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Foster Care Film Series: Volume 01, Film 3, Family Rewritten
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directed by Yasmin Mistry, fl. 2006; produced by Yasmin Mistry, fl. 2006, in Foster Care Film Series: Volume 01, Film 3 (Third World Newsreel, 2017), 13 mins
In this award-winning collection, Charell, Ashley, and Camilla share their deeply personal stories about their experiences in the U.S. foster care system. Foster Care Film Series: Volume 1 celebrates the perseverance of these narratives, dispelling the negative stereotypes about foster care by showing how school,...
directed by Yasmin Mistry, fl. 2006; produced by Yasmin Mistry, fl. 2006, in Foster Care Film Series: Volume 01, Film 3 (Third World Newsreel, 2017), 13 mins
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Four Days in May: Kingston 2010
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directed by Junior Wedderburn, fl. 2010, Deborah A. Thomas, fl. 2004 and Deanne M. Bell, fl. 2017 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 40 mins
In 2010 Jamaican military and police forces declared a state of emergency in West Kingston to apprehend Christopher “Dudus” Coke—who had been ordered for extradition to the U.S. At least 75 civilians died as a result. This doc juxtaposes the harrowing testimonies of the survivors with footage from the U.S. d...
directed by Junior Wedderburn, fl. 2010, Deborah A. Thomas, fl. 2004 and Deanne M. Bell, fl. 2017 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 40 mins
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Nuyorican Basquet
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directed by Ricardo Olivero Lora, fl. 2017 and Julio César Torres, fl. 2004; produced by Freddie Marrero Alfonso, 1975-, Filmes Filigrana (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 49 mins
Nuyorican Básquet chronicles the dramatic story of the Puerto Rican national basketball team’s participation in the 1979 Pan American Games. Boasting a totally unique approach to the game, the Puerto Rican team had the curious distinction of being composed largely of players born in New York City, which generat...
directed by Ricardo Olivero Lora, fl. 2017 and Julio César Torres, fl. 2004; produced by Freddie Marrero Alfonso, 1975-, Filmes Filigrana (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 49 mins
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An Opera of the World
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(New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 10 mins
Manthia Diawara’s film is based on the African opera Bintou Were, a Sahel Opera, which recounts an eternal migration drama. The Bintou Were opera, filmed on location in Bamako, in 2007, serves as a mirror for Diawara to build an aesthetic and reflexive story, through song and dance, about the current and yet tim...
(New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 10 mins
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Resistance at Tule Lake (Broadcast version)
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directed by Konrad Aderer, 1968-; produced by Konrad Aderer, 1968-, LabHeart Media (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2018), 56 mins
The dominant narrative of the World War II incarceration of Japanese-Americans has been that they behaved as a “model minority,” that they cooperated without protest and proved their patriotism by enlisting in the Army. Resistance at Tule Lake, a new feature-length documentary from Third World Newsreel and dir...
directed by Konrad Aderer, 1968-; produced by Konrad Aderer, 1968-, LabHeart Media (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2018), 56 mins
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Before David
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directed by Melissa Saucedo González (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2016), 19 mins
A short documentary film about pre-partum depression, its symptoms, and the difficulties it poses when a woman is going through extreme physical and emotional changes.The film reflects on the constructed image of the pregnant woman in Western society, and on the expectations placed on women at a time when they are...
directed by Melissa Saucedo González (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2016), 19 mins
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black enuf*
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directed by Carrie Hawks, fl. 2016; produced by Carrie Hawks, fl. 2016 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2016), 22 mins
A queer oddball seeks approval from Black peers despite a serious lack of hip-hop credentials and a family that ‘talks white’. Carrie Hawks' quest for a Black Card (undeniable acceptance of my racial identity) takes them from Missouri, to New York, and halfway around the world. In this animated documentary, th...
directed by Carrie Hawks, fl. 2016; produced by Carrie Hawks, fl. 2016 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2016), 22 mins
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