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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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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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