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Beyond the Veil, 2, Holy Warriors
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
The Holy Warriors examines the reasons for more radical interpretations of the Quran in Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Analysis of the jihad helps Westerners perceive why some Muslims believe that they can escape Westernization only through violence, how one man's terrorism may be ano...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
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The Big Lie
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produced by Carlyon-Miller Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
This is a global court room drama where the stakes are billions of dollars -- and the health of countless people who are being seduced into smoking by aggressive marketing strategies. The case started in Australia where Rolah McCabe, a smoker since she was nine years old, was terminally ill with lung cancer. She s...
produced by Carlyon-Miller Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
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Black American Gothic: Planting Urban Roots in Iowa
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directed by Carla Wilson, fl. 2013; produced by Carla Wilson, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 29 mins
Independent filmmaker Carla Wilson documents the exodus of black people from the inner-city, tracking folks from Chicago as they migrate west to small-town Iowa City, where they struggle to establish roots. Echoing the early 20th-century Great Migration of blacks from southern states to the Northeast and Midwest,...
directed by Carla Wilson, fl. 2013; produced by Carla Wilson, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 29 mins
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Black Atlantic: On the Orixas Route
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directed by Barbieri Renato (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
The waters of the Atlantic brought the slaves from Africa to Brazil, their bodies in chains but their souls inexorably tied to mother Africa. This Brazilian- made film takes us to both shores, to show how spiritual life, dance and song came with the captive people and took root in the new soil. Among the many trad...
directed by Barbieri Renato (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
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Bloody Island
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directed by Thomas Gibson and Thomas Gibson, fl. 1992; produced by Thomas Gibson and Thomas Gibson, fl. 1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 42 mins
In the early part of the century, thousands of African Americans migrated from the rural South in search of a better life in the northern industrial cities. This black migration was an important event in U.S. history. It fueled the factories of the North, but hurt an already weakened southern economy. In East St....
directed by Thomas Gibson and Thomas Gibson, fl. 1992; produced by Thomas Gibson and Thomas Gibson, fl. 1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 42 mins
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Body Corporate: Who Owns Your Genes?
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produced by Wayne Harley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 44 mins

A new war is raging across the globe today, a major legal and scientific battle over one simple question: should individuals and corporations be allowed to patent genes? The human genome is a genetic whirlpool of twenty thousand genes. But many don’t realize that fully four thousand of these are the property of...

produced by Wayne Harley (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 44 mins
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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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Born to Be Good? Moral Development in Children
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directed by Gail McIntyre and Eileen Thalenberg, fl. 1960 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 51 mins
In laboratories around the world, psychologists are grappling with the age-old question of morality: do we come into the world as amoral creatures without any sense of right and wrong, without any conscience and only learn to be “good”?
directed by Gail McIntyre and Eileen Thalenberg, fl. 1960 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 51 mins
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Boys Alone
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written by Kim Flitcroft, 1955-; produced by Soul Purpose Productions Ltd. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 49 mins
Boys Alone is a riveting film of an English social experiment in which 10 eleven-year old boys are invited to be "home alone" without adult supervision for a week in a suburban house. The boys came in a variety of shapes, sizes, and backgrounds. They had different previous experiences in being away from home. The...
written by Kim Flitcroft, 1955-; produced by Soul Purpose Productions Ltd. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 49 mins
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Breaking Bows and Arrows
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directed by Liz Thomson; produced by Ellenor Cox (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 53 mins
In all corners of the world, civil wars have been a fact of modern history. But what happens when the fighting stops, if for years neighbor has been killing neighbor? How do people on both sides deal with the legacy of loss, anger, pain, distrust and a desire for revenge? On the island of Bougainville in Papua New...
directed by Liz Thomson; produced by Ellenor Cox (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 53 mins
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