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The Out List
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directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-; produced by Tommy Walker, fl. 1986, Sam McConnell, fl. 1997 and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-, HBO (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 59 mins
The OUT List features a diverse cross-section of accomplished leaders from entertainment, business, sports and public service sharing intimate stories on childhood, understanding gender and sexuality, building careers while out and reflecting on the challenges still facing the LGBT community. Against the backdrop...
directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-; produced by Tommy Walker, fl. 1986, Sam McConnell, fl. 1997 and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1952-, HBO (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 59 mins
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Patently Offensive: Porn Under Siege
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produced by Harriet Koskoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
Video cassette recorders, computers, and evolving new technologies have catapulted pornography into a $10 billion industry. Despite sustained attacks from radical feminists and traditional groups concerned about the moral environment, porn profits soar. Winner of a coveted award from the Corporation for Public Bro...
produced by Harriet Koskoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
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Prayers of a Warlord
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directed by Pascale Bourgaux and Andrew Driver (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 59 mins
For the first time a warlord opens his doors and takes us on an intimate tour to the heart of the Afghan feudal system. Mamour Hasan governs 50,000 people in Dash-Te-Qalah, in the north east corner of Afghanistan. They are largely Tajik and Pashtun. Gray bearded and mild mannered, with an army 10,000 strong, his a...
directed by Pascale Bourgaux and Andrew Driver (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 59 mins
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Price of Honour
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directed by Johan Asard; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 46 mins
Pela Atroshi, a child of Kurdish immigrants living in Sweden, was brought up in the strict traditions of her native country. She and her sister were not allowed to socialize with boys and were expected to be home immediately after school. However, as a teenager, she was spotted having an innocent meeting with a Sw...
directed by Johan Asard; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 46 mins
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A Question of Madness: The Furiosus
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directed by Liza Key (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour
In Capetown, South Africa, in September 1966, Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, the architect of apartheid, was stabbed to death in Parliament. The course of South African history was changed by the assassin, Dimitri Tsafendas, who was written off as mad and condemned to twenty eight years of imprisonment. A Questi...
directed by Liza Key (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour
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Seoul II Soul
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directed by Hak J. Chung; produced by USC School of Cinema & Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 36 mins
Korean American filmmaker Hak J. Chung explores his own identity by taking a close look at a very engaging family. The Yates' household consists of the father, a black Korean war veteran, his war bride and their three grown children. This love match has endured for thirty-five years because of the couple's intelle...
directed by Hak J. Chung; produced by USC School of Cinema & Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 36 mins
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Sex and Money: Dr. John Money on Sexual Identity
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produced by Humanist League (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 53 mins
In this fascinating documentary on transsexuality, Dr. John Money shares his ideas on gender identity. Dr. Money is well known for his research on what makes a person become heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual or transsexual. In this film he presents his ideas on the anatomical and biological factors that steer one...
produced by Humanist League (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 53 mins
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Shanghai Tales, 1, The War of Growing Up
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directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo, in Shanghai Tales, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 59 mins
This series on contemporary China is filmed from an insiders point of view. It portrays the daily lives of ordinary people living in one of its busiest and most iconic cities. The three episodes provide a window into China today, an opportunity to assess the similarities and learn from the differences between our...
directed by Dingding Ke and Jing Guo, in Shanghai Tales, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 59 mins
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Simple Courage: An Historical Portrait In the Age of AIDS
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produced by Stephanie J. Castillo, fl. 1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
Simple Courage documents the treatment of leprosy victims in Hawaii in the 19th and early 20th century. More than 8,000 sufferers, mostly native, were banished to an isolated peninsula and practically abandoned. One man, however, in a simple act of courage, took it upon himself to bring comfort to these hopeless...
produced by Stephanie J. Castillo, fl. 1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
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Sister Helen
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directed by Rob Fruchtman, fl. 1979 and Rebecca Cammisa; produced by Rob Fruchtman, fl. 1979 and Rebecca Cammisa (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 6 mins
Sister Helen, a tough, 69-year-old Benedictine nun, runs the Travis Center, a clean and sober halfway house for recovering addicts and ex-convicts in the Mott Haven section of the South Bronx, New York. Mott Haven is the poorest congressional district in the nation, where extreme poverty, unemployment, drug abuse...
directed by Rob Fruchtman, fl. 1979 and Rebecca Cammisa; produced by Rob Fruchtman, fl. 1979 and Rebecca Cammisa (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 6 mins
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