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A World Beneath the War: The Secret Tunnels of Vietnam
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directed by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013; produced by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 56 mins
In 1965, the villagers of one district of Central Vietnam found themselves on the front lines of an increasingly brutal war. For these villagers, the war became a struggle for survival. They would choose a remarkable course of action. Rather than flee their ancestral village, they dug a series of tunnels and moved...
directed by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013; produced by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 56 mins
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Yellow Ox Mountain
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directed by Miao Wang, 1977-; produced by Miao Wang, 1977-, Three Waters Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 35 mins
China is a country where dissenting voices have been systematically purged and propaganda efficiently woven into every aspect of life. Art has often served as a political tool, particularly during the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) following Mao’s direct orders. This politically turbulent atmosphere drove many...
directed by Miao Wang, 1977-; produced by Miao Wang, 1977-, Three Waters Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 35 mins
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Yellow Tale Blues: Two American Families
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953- and Renee Tajima; produced by Quynh Thai (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 32 mins
The producers of Who Killed Vincent Chin? turned the camera on their own families to make this innovative documentary on ethnic stereotypes. Clips from Hollywood movies, from a vintage silent film to Breakfast at Tiffany's, reveal nearly a century of disparaging images of Asians. These images are juxtaposed with p...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953- and Renee Tajima; produced by Quynh Thai (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 32 mins
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Yesterday in Rwanda
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directed by Davina Pardo; produced by Davina Pardo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 15 mins
Yesterday in Rwanda is a haunting film that focuses on one survivor of the genocide and her experience of trauma, displacement and hope. Claire Wihogora emigrated to Canada in 1998, four years after her father, brother and countless other family and friends were killed. The film portrays Claire carrying on with he...
directed by Davina Pardo; produced by Davina Pardo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 15 mins
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Zimbabwe: Countdown
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produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour 14 mins
This documentary provides a personal insight into the plight of Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia) under the brutal regime of Mugabe. The filmmaker, Michael Raeburn, was a white Rhodesian who has spent his life chronicling events there. In 1969, he supported African nationalists in their hopes of ending colonial rule un...
produced by Journeyman Pictures (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 1 hour 14 mins
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Class Queers
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produced by School House Productions (Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 3 mins
Adolescence is generally a difficult time, but when the young person is gay or lesbian, it is even more challenging. Family members reject them, classmates tease and the teenager is left lonely, insecure and confused. Class Queers focuses on three young people who have come out and acknowledged their homosexualit...
produced by School House Productions (Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 3 mins
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Dealing with Drugs
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 3 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...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 3 mins
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