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Coat of Many Countries
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directed by Josh Freed and Tom Puchniak (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 52 mins
In Coat of Many Countries we see how the clothes we wear today are the remarkable coming together of goods and services from all over the world. By following the evolution of a suit, we glimpse the practical application of the new global economy. The motivating force behind this well-traveled suit jacket is to get...
directed by Josh Freed and Tom Puchniak (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 52 mins
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Brain Gain
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produced by Marijka Hurko, fl. 2010, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 24 mins
Brain Gain transports viewers to an inner city high school in Saskatchewan where disciplinary and learning problems are rampant among students. More than half of the school's eighth and ninth grade students have a diagnosis of ADHD and many cannot read above a fourth grade level. When teacher Allison Cameron disco...
produced by Marijka Hurko, fl. 2010, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 24 mins
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Hunting Bobby Oatway
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directed by John Kastner, fl. 1997; produced by John Kastner, fl. 1997, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
When a sexual predator is released from jail, his accusers often worry that they may now be at risk, or that he will return to their community, placing others in danger. In the situation presented in this compelling film, it is the convicted criminal who is being stalked and hounded by his former victims. Bobby Oa...
directed by John Kastner, fl. 1997; produced by John Kastner, fl. 1997, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 7 mins
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American Thirst, Canadian Water
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directed by Jerry Thompson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 48 mins
As water becomes more valuable than oil, possessing this resource will lead to enormous wealth or to war - probably both. This lucid and well-organized documentary explores the political issues behind control of this resource. Among the experts featured in this film is former Senator Paul Simon, who has devoted hi...
directed by Jerry Thompson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 48 mins
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Say I Do: Mail Order Brides
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directed by Nova Ami, fl. 1999; produced by Nova Ami, fl. 1999 and Erik Paulsson, fl. 2000 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 57 mins
Say I Do chronicles the stories of three 'mail-order brides' from the Philippines now living in North America. In order to escape lives of poverty and to support their families, these women uprooted themselves to marry men they did not know. Upon arriving in their new land, they found themselves isolated in remote...
directed by Nova Ami, fl. 1999; produced by Nova Ami, fl. 1999 and Erik Paulsson, fl. 2000 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 57 mins
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At Your Service
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directed by Josh Freed; produced by Arnie Gelbart (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 51 mins
This entertaining video takes a look at attitudes towards service in four western countries: England, France, Canada and the U.S. It gives a historical perspective, taking into account how service is affected by class and culture. In Britain today, almost as a rebellion against the former class system, the service...
directed by Josh Freed; produced by Arnie Gelbart (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 51 mins
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Nature of Things, Part 1, Dealing with Drugs, Part 1
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directed by Vishnu Mathur, fl. 1969-1994; produced by Vishnu Mathur, fl. 1969-1994, in Nature of Things, Part 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 55 mins
Is drug abuse a health problem or a criminal justice problem? This program shows how the drug problem is being addressed in four major cities: New York, Toronto, Amsterdam and Liverpool. In Amsterdam and Liverpool drug users are treated as people who are sick, not evil. They are given needles, syringes, medical ca...
directed by Vishnu Mathur, fl. 1969-1994; produced by Vishnu Mathur, fl. 1969-1994, in Nature of Things, Part 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 55 mins
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