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Woman in War
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(Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 36 mins, 96 page(s)
"Part I begins in Israel, where the Palestinian uprising has escalated the conflict between Jews and Arabs. It shows women on both sides willing to bear arms but also involved in the peace-making process. In Northern Ireland we meet Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairead Corrigan. She, along with Betty Williams, have f...
(Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 36 mins, 96 page(s)
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Fidel Castro: A Life of Revolution
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 2010), 45 mins
After ruling Cuba for close to 50 years, Fidel Castro stepped down. From his childhood in rural Cuba, through his fight in the Sierra Maestra, to winning the revolution and transforming the country, Fidel: A Life of Revolution presents a unique account of his life and times by Castro himself, taken largely from pr...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 2010), 45 mins
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You Must Have Been A Bilingual Baby
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 1992), 46 mins, 44 page(s)
Since bilingual programs are one of the concerns of education today, this documentary is especially relevant. It investigates how babies become bilingual, how school children fare in language immersion classes, and how adults cope with learning foreign languages. Acquiring a second language seems an insurmountabl...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 1992), 46 mins, 44 page(s)
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Beyond the Veil Series
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(Filmakers Library, 1999), 2 hours 36 mins, 156 page(s)
"As the threat of global confrontation escalates, this thought-provoking series provides the Western world with deeper understanding of the diversity of Muslim viewpoints about Islam. Muslims from many countries speak out about what they perceive as the menace from the West. Attitudes towards the veil become a met...
(Filmakers Library, 1999), 2 hours 36 mins, 156 page(s)
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Cross and Kalashnikov
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 1993), 28 page(s)
This extraordinary investigative report takes us into the jungles of Burma where a guerrilla war has been waging for the last forty years. A Christian minority, the Karen people, have been fighting to retain their independence and singular culture.
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 1993), 28 page(s)
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The Legacy Project: Arthur Laurents in Conversation With David Saint
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directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy Levine, fl. 2005-2015; produced by Peter Ratray, 1941-, Transient Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 42 page(s)
The Legacy Project documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed writers for the theater in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) being interviewed by a younger emerging writer.Arthur Laurents, playwright, screenwriter, aut...
directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy Levine, fl. 2005-2015; produced by Peter Ratray, 1941-, Transient Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 42 page(s)
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Return to Mississippi
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(Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour
More than forty years ago three civil rights workers were savagely slain in Neshoba County. That heinous crime was a watershed in the struggle for equality for African-Americans. Return to Mississippi retells the story of the murders and the trial that ensued ­ events upon which the feature film Mississippi Burni...
(Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour
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Shanghai Tales: Series
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(Filmakers Library, 2011), 178 page(s)
This series on contemporary China is filmed from an insiders point of view and portrays daily life in one of the nation's busiest and most iconic cities. The three episodes provide a window into China today, giving viewers an opportunity to assess the similarities and differences between China and other cultures.
(Filmakers Library, 2011), 178 page(s)
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Where is My Future? Generation X
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 1995), 22 mins, 22 page(s)
Generation X is the name given by the media to young adults in their twenties who unlike the previous generation face a difficult and uncertain economic future. They are young, poor, stressed out and juggling part -time jobs. As Washington historian and economist Neil Howe says, it is a generation marked by family...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 1995), 22 mins, 22 page(s)
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