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In Gandhi's Footsteps: Kiran Bedi
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directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
Kiran Bedi, a small woman with a huge mission, has been compared to Mother Theresa and Mahatma Gandhi. She is, in fact, a police woman-- and a reformer. Kiran Bedi has worked in the most dangerous and violent parts of Indian society and has found non-violent solutions. She believes that police should help prevent...
directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
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Invisible Revolution
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directed by Beverly Peterson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour
This disturbing documentary profiles a chilling subculture among American youth. For over a decade, the clash between racist and anti-racist youth has been virtually invisible, but now, ever younger members are taking control of the white supremacy movement. Rising against them are a group of anti- racist skinhead...
directed by Beverly Peterson (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour
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Just Black?: Multi-Racial Identity
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produced by Francine Widdance Twine, Jonathan F. Warren and Francisco Ferrandiz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour
Most of us at one time or other are faced with an official form requiring us to "check" the applicable ethnic designation. What "box" does a person check if his or her parents come from different racial backgrounds? In this provocative documentary, we meet several articulate young men and women of mixed racial her...
produced by Francine Widdance Twine, Jonathan F. Warren and Francisco Ferrandiz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour
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Last Taboo
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produced by Psychology News (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 49 mins
This groundbreaking program shatters the Victorian notion of childhood innocence. It reveals that sexual abuse of children is also committed by other children. New research shows that over one third of child abusers are under the age of eighteen and one third of those are under eleven. We meet both abused children...
produced by Psychology News (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 49 mins
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Listen to the Silence
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directed by Peter Bischof; produced by Loke Film (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 53 mins
"Africans listen to the silence and use it as a dimension in which they can improvise," says John Collins, musician, writer and authority on the music of Ghana, where he lives. He narrates this documentary exploring the nature of African polyrhythms. The film reveals the kaleidoscope of rhythms heard in an Africa...
directed by Peter Bischof; produced by Loke Film (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 53 mins
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The Living Tree: Chinese American Identity
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directed by Flora Moon; produced by Flora Moon (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 36 mins
Red China. Because of her family's efforts to avoid scrutiny during the Cold War era of the 1950's they tried hard to blend in with their surroundings and little mention was made at home of their Chinese past. Light -hearted letters which would pass the scrutiny of censors on both sides of the Bamboo Curtain were...
directed by Flora Moon; produced by Flora Moon (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 36 mins
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Looking for China Girl
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produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 50 mins
Here are the personal stories behind a modern demographic crisis in China. Since 1980 when China decreed that couples should have just one child, there has been an alarming disproportion of young men over young women. Many reasons have been given for this, including selective abortion, infanticide and adoption. Th...
produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 50 mins
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Make Me Normal: Autistic Teenagers Speak Out
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directed by Jonathan Smith; produced by Zac Beattie, Channel Four Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
Roxanne appears to be a typical teenage girl who is into music and clothes but she is unable to make friends because her autism leads to inappropriate behavior. Moneer, a 12-year-old boy with Asperger’s Syndrome, is smart and outgoing but is prone to violent behavior. Roy is compulsive about the labels on his vi...
directed by Jonathan Smith; produced by Zac Beattie, Channel Four Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
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Martha Gellhorn: On the Record
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directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012; produced by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 15 mins
This documentary, features Martha Gellhorn, one of the greatest 20th century war correspondents.
directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012; produced by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 15 mins
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Miriam's Daughters Celebrate
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produced by Lilly Rivlin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 25 mins
Miriam's Daughters Celebrate shows Jewish feminists creating new rituals. In the two occasions celebrated in this video, the Passover Seder and a baby- girl naming ceremony -- the women speak about their lives and how traditional Jewish rituals relate to them as well as men. Instead of the traditional Passover whe...
produced by Lilly Rivlin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 25 mins
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