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Buddha Realms
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directed by Mark Edmondson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 56 mins
Buddhism, a religion that started in India, has shown a remarkable ability to adapt across race, language and cultural barriers. What became the dominant spiritual tradition of the East has now taken root and is flourishing in the West. Buddha Realms captures this contemporary spiritual phenomenon which sometimes...
directed by Mark Edmondson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 56 mins
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Busy Forever
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directed by Guy Brousmiche (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 56 mins
Recent demographic studies show that the aging of the Japanese is occurring at a much faster rate than anticipated. By the year 2025 there will be only two working people for every retired person, and within the next fifty years, one out of every three Japanese will be over 65. The particular Japanese response to...
directed by Guy Brousmiche (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 56 mins
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Cheating the Stillness: The World of Julia Peterkin
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directed by Gayla Jamison; produced by Gayla Jamison (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 58 mins
Cheating the Stillness: The World of Julia Peterkin chronicles the life of a remarkable woman who rebelled against what was expected of a Southern woman in the early part of the 20th century. As a young woman, Peterkin had married and moved to Lang Syne in South Carolina, a 1500-acre plantation in the South Caroli...
directed by Gayla Jamison; produced by Gayla Jamison (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 58 mins
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The Children of Allah
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directed by Ulrik Holmstrup and Eva Arnvig (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour
This chilling film follows the everyday life in a Madrassa, a fundamentalist Islamic school in Pakistan. It is the first time since the attack on New York that a camera crew was permitted to enter this Madrassa, where the majority of Taliban leaders were educated. The school is a gigantic complex of study rooms an...
directed by Ulrik Holmstrup and Eva Arnvig (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour
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Children of Rio
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directed by Thierry Michel, 1952- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 49 mins
Luis Carlos, also called "The Rat" and Luciano de Souca, also known as "The Chinaman" are gang members who were abandoned as kids to the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. These two Cariocas teenagers have been left to their own devices all their lives and have survived by begging, stealing, and dealing in drugs....
directed by Thierry Michel, 1952- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 49 mins
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Chinatown Files
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directed by Amy Chen, 1957-; produced by Amy Chen, 1957- and Ying Chan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 58 mins
Amy Chen’s acclaimed new documentary The Chinatown Files reveals the hidden story of Chinese-American men and women who were hunted down, jailed, and targeted for deportation during the Cold War hysteria of the 1950’s and l960’s. Their interviews are interwoven with rare home movies, photographs and archival...
directed by Amy Chen, 1957-; produced by Amy Chen, 1957- and Ying Chan (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 58 mins
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The Chinese Hospice
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produced by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 54 mins
In Bejing stands the only hospital in China to specialize in allowing people approaching the end of their lives to die with dignity. It was established ten years ago by Dr. Li Wei, who had been a barefoot doctor in the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. He saw much hardship during those years and vowed to...
produced by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 54 mins
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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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Coffee: A Sackful of Power
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directed by Alexandre, Valenti; produced by In Fine Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 55 mins
Coffee ranks second only to oil as the most important raw material on the world market. It has shaped the economies, history and social structure of a large part of Latin America. Composed of archival photographs, old newsreels and penetrating interviews, this documentary takes a broad view of the influence of cof...
directed by Alexandre, Valenti; produced by In Fine Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 55 mins
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Coffee Break!
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directed by Jergen Laurvig and Bent Erik Kroyer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 30 mins
Next to oil, coffee is the most important commodity in the world. Millions of cups are consumed daily around the world. Yet few people know anything about the cost of the product in human and environmental terms. This documentary was filmed during the coffee harvest on a farm near the border between Nicaragua and...
directed by Jergen Laurvig and Bent Erik Kroyer (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 30 mins
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