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Africa in the 21st Century, Somalia: The Neglected Civil War
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produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
Independent since 1960, Somalia has seen virtually constant political upheaval. Chaos still reigns in the capital, Mogadishu, and throughout Somalia. Some eighty percent of the nation is under the power of guerrillas and local warlords. Taking advantage of the chaos, Islamic fundamentalist groups such as al Qaeda...
produced by NHK International Inc., in Africa in the 21st Century (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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Beyond the Veil, 2, Holy Warriors
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
The Holy Warriors examines the reasons for more radical interpretations of the Quran in Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Analysis of the jihad helps Westerners perceive why some Muslims believe that they can escape Westernization only through violence, how one man's terrorism may be ano...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
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Disappearing World, The Dervishes of Kurdistan
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directed by Brian Moser, fl. 1960; produced by Brian Moser, fl. 1960, in Disappearing World (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 1 mins
The Dervishes of Kurdistan captures the mountainous frontier of Iran and Iraq. The Dervishes' religious faith allows them to thrust skewers in their cheeks, plunge daggers in their sides, eat glass, and lick white-hot spoons. This program shows how religion and politics are intertwined in Islamic culture.
directed by Brian Moser, fl. 1960; produced by Brian Moser, fl. 1960, in Disappearing World (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 1 mins
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Drug Mules
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produced by Oz Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour 5 mins
There are many women languish in jail for carrying drugs into the United States. While some of these women voluntarily trafficked in drugs, others were inadvertent carriers. Drug Mules exposes the plight of this latter group: poor, uneducated women who are victimized by both the drug dealers and the criminal justi...
produced by Oz Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour 5 mins
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The Forbidden Plant: Hemp
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produced by Danish Radio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 5 mins
For thousands of years hemp has been known and used globally. The fibers have been made into clothes, paper and rope. The seeds have been used for food and oil. The buds and resin have been used as both a medicine and a drug by the names of hash, marijuana, and cannabis. Since 1937, a war has been waged against th...
produced by Danish Radio (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 5 mins
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The Forgotten Man: Private Bradley Manning and the Wikileaks Controversy
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produced by Wayne Harley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 43 mins
WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange's ongoing expose of US foreign policy would not have been possible without the work of Private Bradley Manning, who is alleged to have handed over hundreds of thousands of secret US war files and diplomatic cables. Reporter Quentin McDermott tells the inside story of Bradley Manning a...
produced by Wayne Harley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 43 mins
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Google's Deep Impact
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produced by NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 50 mins
The film examines the tremendous influence the communication company Google is having on the corporate world as well as on our entire culture. The number of businesses, large, small and start-ups, using Google's services has skyrocketed. The service Google has developed called Search Engine Marketing has enabled m...
produced by NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 50 mins
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In the Line of Fire
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directed by Patricia Naylor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
In the Line of Fire exposes the harsh reality of covering news from the Middle East. While people around the world follow the conflict from the comfort of their living rooms, the journalists taking the pictures are being attacked and even shot by Israeli soldiers while they are covering the West Bank. This is eith...
directed by Patricia Naylor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 50 mins
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North Korea: Portrait of a Red Dictator
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produced by Hikari Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 29 mins
This exclusive portrait is the first to portray North Korea's "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-il, with interviews of North and South Korean politicians, as well as close relatives and former employees who have fled the regime. The government is secretive and little is known about Jong-il. He managed to retain power after h...
produced by Hikari Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 29 mins
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Out of Status
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directed by Pia Sawhney and Sanjna N. Singh; produced by Pia Sawhney and Sanjna N. Singh (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 7 mins
"You can say you're sorry, you can apologize, but you can't give back the hours, the minutes, the months a family has been broken up." - Carma Said In post 9/11 America, civil liberties have been curtailed in the name of national security, and immigrants were separated from their families when laws changed quickly...
directed by Pia Sawhney and Sanjna N. Singh; produced by Pia Sawhney and Sanjna N. Singh (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 7 mins
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