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Borderline Medicine
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 mins
With the U.S. struggling to control soaring health care costs and 37 million Americans not covered by health insurance, the Canadian system of national health insurance looks attractive. This documentary takes a close look at how health care is delivered on both sides of the border. The film begins by comparing pr...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 1 hour 1 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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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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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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