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Autumn's Harvest
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directed by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016; produced by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 46 mins
HIV isn’t just infecting the poor and socially marginalized in faraway places. It’s happening right here in our own backyard. To the people who help put food on our tables. In fact, the rate of infection among migrant workers appears to be at least 10 and perhaps 20 times that of the national average. Autumn€..
directed by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016; produced by David B. Marshall, fl. 2009-2016 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 46 mins
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Back Wards to Back Streets
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directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 5 mins
When the Supreme Court decreed that mental patients able to live safely in freedom could not be kept in institutions against their will, it was hailed as a humane step forward. They were to return to their communities and receive supportive care. But that support never came through. The patients ended up in back s...
directed by Roger Weisberg; produced by Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 1 hour 5 mins
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Banking On Hitler
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produced by Paul Elston (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 49 mins
Swiss banks stand accused of collaborating with the Nazis during World War II. This was suspected at the time by by U.S. Secretary of Treasury Henry Morgenthau, who began investigating this collaboration. He found the Swiss were not alone. His archives reveal that both British and American bankers continued to do...
produced by Paul Elston (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 49 mins
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Beasts of Burden
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produced by Ampersand Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
India's cities are thronged with faceless rickshaw workers. This film puts a human face on those at the low end of the caste system whose only chance to eke out a bare subsistence for their families is to do the work done by beasts of burden in more affluent societies. The film follows Jadav as he leaves his droug...
produced by Ampersand Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
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Beauty in China
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directed by Elodie Pakosz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 30 mins
These days, ambitious young women in China feel they have to Westernize their appearance through plastic surgery in order to get ahead. They undergo lengthy, painful, and expensive surgery and hospitalization, often financed by their parents who can ill afford it. To accomplish the "right look," they visit surgeon...
directed by Elodie Pakosz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 30 mins
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Before They Fall off the Cliff
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written by Art Holliday; directed by Art Holliday (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour
This is a story of a family where paranoid schizophrenia took its heavy toll, but also gave it the courage to forgive and to enlighten others about mental illness. In 1994, Matthew McBride, the youngest son of a suburban St., Louis family was fighting a difficult battle with paranoid schizophrenia. Imaginary voice...
written by Art Holliday; directed by Art Holliday (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour
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Behind Closed Doors
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produced by Frame Up Films, Ltd (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 54 mins
Behind Closed Doors is an in-depth examination of domestic violence from a very personal perspective. It focuses on David, an abuser, and Margaret, a victim, who each discuss their difficult childhoods, their low self esteem, their feelings of shame, and their determination to break the patterns of violence that h...
produced by Frame Up Films, Ltd (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 54 mins
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Behind Forgotten Eyes
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directed by Anthony Gilmore; produced by Anthony Gilmore and Alex Ferrair (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008, originally published 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
While Korea groaned under the harsh colonial rule of Imperial Japan from 1932 until 1945, the Japanese military coerced, tricked, and forced more than 200,000 women of Korea into a brutal and systematic form of sexual slavery on an unimaginable scale. Forbidden to leave the rickety shacks hastily constructed near...
directed by Anthony Gilmore; produced by Anthony Gilmore and Alex Ferrair (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008, originally published 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
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The Best Time Of My Life
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produced by National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 59 mins
How do women perceive themselves in mid-life? In this lively film, women aged forty to sixty share the thoughts and experiences that enrich this new stage of their lives. Reflecting a wide range of income levels, lifestyles, careers and experiences, they have in common the conviction that growth and change are alw...
produced by National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 59 mins
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Betelnut Bisnis
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directed by Chris Owen, 1980-; produced by Andrew Pike (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 53 mins
The betelnut has been a socially accepted narcotic in coastal Papua New Guinea since ancestral times. Many depend on the betelnut because many families earn their livelihood trading small quantities of the drug. This film follows the fortunes of one family, as told by their neighbor, Chris Owen.
directed by Chris Owen, 1980-; produced by Andrew Pike (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 53 mins
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