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1989: A Statesman Opens Up
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(Icarus Films, 2015), 59 mins
Forty-year-old academic economist Miklos Nemeth was more surprised than anyone when he was named Prime Minister of Hungary. It was 1989, and the Communist system was on the brink of collapse. Nemeth, an outsider with few friends in the Party, was charged with the seemingly impossible task of saving the country fro...
(Icarus Films, 2015), 59 mins
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6000 A Day: An Account of a Catastrophe Foretold
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directed by Philip Brooks, 1953-2003 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2001), 56 mins
6000 A DAY - ACCOUNT OF A CATASTROPHE FORETOLD reveals how the world's top decision makers knowingly failed to prevent the spread of the AIDS. It examines the failure of key individuals, prominent NGO's, and governments to act as they allowed a catastrophe to fester - a catastrophe that undoubtedly could have been...
directed by Philip Brooks, 1953-2003 (Boston, MA: Icarus Films, 2001), 56 mins
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Against My Will
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(Icarus Films, 2003), 50 mins
I wouldn't dream of trusting my family.' - AnitaIn Pakistan, many women who decide to leave abusive marriages are signing their own death warrants. They risk being disfigured or murdered by men who believe it is the only way to restore honor to the family. Authorities in Pakistan rarely respond to reports of honor...
(Icarus Films, 2003), 50 mins
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Agent Orange
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(Icarus Films, 2008), 1 hour 10 mins

As a young man in the late Sixties, Greg Davis served for three years in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. The area where he was stationed was one of many throughout the country sprayed by the military, as part of its counterinsurgency strategy, with millions of gallons of defoliants, including Agent Orange, which contain...

(Icarus Films, 2008), 1 hour 10 mins
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All Restrictions End
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(Icarus Films, 2010), 32 mins

In the early days of the Iranian revolution, anyone with press lines on his trousers would be dismissed from work. How can one say his prayers to Allah without breaking his trousers' press lines?' This and other reflections on Islam and clothing characterize the thought-provoking free-form documentary ALL RESTRICT...

(Icarus Films, 2010), 32 mins
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Althusser, an Intellectual Adventure
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(Icarus Films), 1 hour

Documentary based partially on the only filmed interview given by Louis Althusser, a French philosopher who died in October 1990. The encounter took place in 1980 in Rome. Althusser had made a name for himself for his work on Marx. A few weeks after filming this interview, Louis Althusser strangled and killed his...

(Icarus Films), 1 hour
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Anais Goes to War
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(Icarus Films, 2017), 47 mins

Anaïs is a determined and energetic 24-year-old with a dream: to have her own farm and make herbal teas from her plants in Brittany. But getting there won't be easy.

While Anaïs clearly loves spending her days among aromatic plants--pruning, transplanting, weeding, and blending teas--she also has to deal with fin...

(Icarus Films, 2017), 47 mins
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Antonio Negri
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(Icarus Films, 2005), 53 mins

July 1st, 1997. An elderly man arrives in Italy on a flight from Paris. The special forces of the Carabinieri immediately arrest him. Antonio Negri had returned voluntarily to his home country after 15 years of exile. The newspaper Liberation hails it as, 'The return of the Devil'

Over the years few intellectuals...

(Icarus Films, 2005), 53 mins
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Bastards: Outcast in Morocco
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(Icarus Films, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins

The acclaimed film BASTARDS: OUTCAST IN MOROCCO, by BBC producer Deborah Perkin, documents one woman's fight to have her sham marriage recognized and her daughter legitimized by the Moroccan judicial system. It is also a complex and compelling portrait of Moroccan society and its attitudes to women, female sexuali...

(Icarus Films, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
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The Battle for the Arab Viewer
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(Icarus Films, 2012), 48 mins

In early 2011, people around the world tuned into Al Jazeera to watch the Egyptian revolution in real time. Meanwhile, rival broadcaster Al Arabiya was also offering near continuous coverage, with cameras on a balcony overlooking the 6th October Bridge, where protesters and police clashed.

How was the content of t...

(Icarus Films, 2012), 48 mins
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