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The 10 Conditions of Love
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directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
Meet Ms Rebiya Kadeer, a human rights activist twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is the impassioned though graying exiled leader of the Uyghurs, a Muslim people whose ancestral home, East Turkestan, was annexed by the Chinese in 1949 and re-named Xinxiang province. Since then the Chinese have dominate...
directed by Jeff Daniels, 1955- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 54 mins
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100 Years of Silence: The Germans in Namibia
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directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
One hundred years ago, the Herero people of Namibia were nearly exterminated by German colonial soldiers in what has become known as the first genocide of the 20th century. Herero men, women and children were rounded up like cattle and put into Germany's first ever concentration camps. Four years later, three-quar...
directed by Halfdan Muurholm and Casper Erichsen; produced by Halfdan Muurholm (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
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731: Two Versions of Hell
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produced by James T. Hong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 28 mins
This is a multi-award winning documentary about Unit 731, Japan's secret World War II biological and chemical weapons facility in the Chinese town of Harbin where biological weapons were developed during the Japanese Occupation. The film uses the same footage as seen from two points of view. The first half gives t...
produced by James T. Hong (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 28 mins
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7l West Broadway, Ground Zero, N.Y.
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directed by Beverly Peterson; produced by Beverly Peterson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 20 mins
Like thousands of New Yorkers who live downtown, the filmmaker Beverly Peterson witnessed close-up the horrific events of 9/11. Her first instinct was to grab her video camera in order to bear witness to the tragedy unfolding. Filming became a way of surviving the following months as she documented what was happen...
directed by Beverly Peterson; produced by Beverly Peterson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 20 mins
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The Accidental Hero: Oskar Schindler
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directed by David Haggie; produced by David Haggie and Anna Laura Malago, CTVC and British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999, originally published 1997), 31 mins
This documentary on Oskar Schindler, the wartime rescuer of 1200 Jews, grapples with the moral ambiguity of a flawed hero. Schindler had joined the Nazi party early on and sympathized with their expansionist views. Personally, he was a gambler, adventurer, womanizer and drinker. How does such a person become the m...
directed by David Haggie; produced by David Haggie and Anna Laura Malago, CTVC and British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999, originally published 1997), 31 mins
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ADHD: Out of Control Kids
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directed by Vincent Burke; produced by Vincent Burke (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 13 mins
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a complicated behavioral disorder which is difficult to diagnose, manifests itself in adults as well as children and has far reaching effects on the lives of those who suffer from it, as well as on their families. This remarkable film shows in a short space of time many...
directed by Vincent Burke; produced by Vincent Burke (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 13 mins
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Kora Creation
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produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth; in Africa I Remember (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 2 mins
In this segment we witness the creation of a kora -- a type of African harp-lute -- which is made of local materials and is considered an instrument born out of its environment.
produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth; in Africa I Remember (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 2 mins
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Africa in the 21st Century, Zimbabwe & South Africa: Still Far From Coexistence
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produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
South Africa emerged from the evils of Apartheid more than a decade ago, but its problems are endemic. The gap between rich and poor has expanded, the confrontation between white and black people are on the rise, the crime rate has risen, and AIDS is decimating the mostly black population. Zimbabwe, once under Bri...
produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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Africa: Living with Corruption
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directed by Elizabeth Jones (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 48 mins
In this eye-opening film, the award-winning African journalist Sorious Samura reveals how corruption has become normal and accepted in Africa -- it is one of the root causes of Africa's many problems. Sadly, most aid money given by the West never reaches those it is meant to help; it gets siphoned off by corrupt g...
directed by Elizabeth Jones (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 48 mins
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Africa's Last Taboo
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directed by Robin Barnwell, fl. 2006; produced by Robin Barnwell, fl. 2006; interview by Sorious Samura, 1963- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 49 mins
In Africa, where two-thirds of countries maintain laws against homosexuality, gay people face increasing persecution. Award-winning African correspondent Sorious Samura investigates the experience of being gay in Africa, and discovers staggering levels of prejudice and hate, driven by governments, religious organi...
directed by Robin Barnwell, fl. 2006; produced by Robin Barnwell, fl. 2006; interview by Sorious Samura, 1963- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 49 mins
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