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About Face: Supermodels Then and Now
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directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-; produced by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 11 mins
About Face reunites fashion's legendary models and examines their lives, careers, and lifelong relationship with beauty. From youth to cosmetic surgery, addiction to self-esteem, overnight stardom to reinvention, this HBO documentary reveals the extraordinary women behind the famous faces. Shot in Timothy Greenfie...
directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-; produced by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 11 mins
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Adventures in The Gender Trade
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directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: A Gender," are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have thei...
directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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Africa in the 21st Century, Mali & Senegal: The Power of Islam
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produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 2 mins
Islam has influenced West Africa since the 11th century, but only in the last 100 years has the religion grown so rapidly in Senegal and Mali. One prominent sect, the Murid movement which grew out of Sufism, has millions of followers and wealth accumulated from peanut cultivation. As a force of conservative Islam,...
produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 2 mins
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Agent Yellow
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
Agent Yellow is a powerful indictment of the U.S. government’s systematic prejudice against Chinese-American scientists. The film focuses on the mistreatment of Chinese scientists who contributed significantly to American military research, specifically describing the tragic cases of Dr. Wen Ho Lee and Dr. Tsien...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 50 mins
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AIDS in Africa
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produced by National Film Board of Canada and Roger Pyke Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 2 hours 14 mins
This compelling documentary reports on the AIDS crisis throughout Africa. The disease is especially rampant in Central Africa. Unlike Europe and the United States, where 90% of AIDS victims are homosexuals, drug abusers and hemophiliacs, in Africa the disease cuts across the entire population, affecting men and wo...
produced by National Film Board of Canada and Roger Pyke Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 2 hours 14 mins
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Ajit
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directed by Arvind Sinha, fl. 2004-2009 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 44 mins
Shown at eight international film festivals, Ajit is a close-up view of an eight year old boy who works as a domestic in a middle class Calcutta household. It brings home to the viewer the realities of childhood among the impoverished in underdeveloped countries. Good looking and affable, Ajit captures the viewers...
directed by Arvind Sinha, fl. 2004-2009 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 44 mins
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All Me: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert
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directed by Vivian Ducat, fl. 1997-2012; produced by Vivian Ducat, fl. 1997-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 18 mins
With his intensely autobiographical paintings depicting the day-to-day existence of African Americans in the segregated South, Winfred Rembert has preserved an important, if often disturbing, chapter of American history. His indelible images of toiling in the cotton fields, singing in church, dancing in juke joint...
directed by Vivian Ducat, fl. 1997-2012; produced by Vivian Ducat, fl. 1997-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 18 mins
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All Power to The People!
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directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins

Opening with a montage of four hundred years of race injustice in America, this powerful documentary provides the historical context for the establishment of the 60's civil rights movement. Rare clips of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, and other activists transport one back to those tumultuous times....

directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins
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An Alzheimer's Story
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produced by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg and Ruth Neuwald (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 5 mins
This documentary provides the rare opportunity of following a family with an Alzheimer's victim for two years. When we first meet the Jasper family, it is apparent that Anna has difficulty remembering. Her husband, Jack, is horrified to learn that she has Alzheimer's disease. As she declines, Jack and his daughter...
produced by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg and Ruth Neuwald (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 5 mins
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Amanda's Choice
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(Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 7 mins
Although many patients who acquire Alzheimer's disease are over the age of sixty-five, this film looks at a rare form of the disease: early onset Alzheimer's. The film focuses on the personal story of Susan, who is only thirty-nine years old, yet is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. We view her story through...
(Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 7 mins
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