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Why We Fight
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directed by Eugene Jarecki, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Eugene Jarecki, fl. 1993-2016 and Susannah Shipman, fl. 1994-2007, BBC Storyville and Charlotte Street Films; performed by Joseph Cirincione, 1949-, Richard Perle, 1941- and Chalmers Johnson, 1931-2010 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2006), 1 hour 39 mins,
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WHY WE FIGHT, the new film by Eugene Jarecki which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, is an unflinching look at the anatomy of the American war machine, weaving unforgettable personal stories with commentary by a 'who’s who' of military and beltway insiders. Featuring John McCain, Will...
directed by Eugene Jarecki, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Eugene Jarecki, fl. 1993-2016 and Susannah Shipman, fl. 1994-2007, BBC Storyville and Charlotte Street Films; performed by Joseph Cirincione, 1949-, Richard Perle, 1941- and Chalmers Johnson, 1931-2010 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2006), 1 hour 39 mins,
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La Commune (Paris, 1871)
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directed by Peter Watkins, 1935-; produced by Paul Saadoun, fl. 1992, 13 Productions, La Sept Arte and Musée d'Orsay; performed by Eliane Annie Adalto, fl. 2000, Pierre Barbieux, fl. 2000 and Bernard Bombeau, fl. 2000 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2000), 5 hours 46 mins

In this war drama blurring the lines between documentary and fiction, Watkins covers and interviews on television the working class and the bourgeoisie of 19th century, before and during a tragic workers' class revolt.

« Un ovni dans le paysage audiovisuel : une œuvre à part, belle et crispante, qui dynamite le...

directed by Peter Watkins, 1935-; produced by Paul Saadoun, fl. 1992, 13 Productions, La Sept Arte and Musée d'Orsay; performed by Eliane Annie Adalto, fl. 2000, Pierre Barbieux, fl. 2000 and Bernard Bombeau, fl. 2000 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2000), 5 hours 46 mins
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The Sorrow and the Pity: Chronicle of a French town during occupation
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directed by Marcel Ophüls, 1927-; produced by Alain de Sedouy, fl. 1969 and André Harris, 1933-1997, Télévision Rencontre, Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Télévision Suisse-Romande; performed by Georges Bidault, 1899-1983, Matthäus Bleibinger, fl. 1969 and Maurice Buckmaster, 1892-1992 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1999), 4 hours 11 mins,
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From the moment it was first released at a tiny Left Bank theater in Paris, this epic account of France under the occupation of the Nazi regime during World War II has been acclaimed as one of the most moving and influential films of all time. Originally refused by French TV, the film garnered international succes...
directed by Marcel Ophüls, 1927-; produced by Alain de Sedouy, fl. 1969 and André Harris, 1933-1997, Télévision Rencontre, Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Télévision Suisse-Romande; performed by Georges Bidault, 1899-1983, Matthäus Bleibinger, fl. 1969 and Maurice Buckmaster, 1892-1992 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1999), 4 hours 11 mins,
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Part 4
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written by Frantz Fanon, 1925-1961; directed by Greg Germann; produced by Marie-Pierre Bousquet, fl. 2011; performed by Amine Adjina, fl. 2009, Mohand Azzoug, fl. 1976, Mounira Barbouch, fl. 2013 and Jean-Pierre Baro, fl. 2005; in Les Damnés de la Terre (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2013, first release 2013), 56 mins
Through this musical and poetic performance, you have a chance to discover a small part of the work of the famous but too often forgotten activist Frantz Fanon. Even though he was French, he took part in the Algerian liberation movement (FLN) during the Algerian war against France taking position for the indepen...
written by Frantz Fanon, 1925-1961; directed by Greg Germann; produced by Marie-Pierre Bousquet, fl. 2011; performed by Amine Adjina, fl. 2009, Mohand Azzoug, fl. 1976, Mounira Barbouch, fl. 2013 and Jean-Pierre Baro, fl. 2005; in Les Damnés de la Terre (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2013, first release 2013), 56 mins
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…And the Pursuit of Happiness
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directed by Louis Malle, 1932-1995; produced by Louis Malle, 1932-1995, Nouvelles Éditions de Films; interview by Louis Malle, 1932-1995 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1986), 1 hour 21 mins
In 1986, Louis Malle, himself a transplant to the United States, set out to investigate the ever-widening range of immigrant experience in America. Interviewing a variety of newcomers (from teachers to astronauts to doctors) in middle- and working-class communities from coast to coast, Malle paints a generous, hum...
directed by Louis Malle, 1932-1995; produced by Louis Malle, 1932-1995, Nouvelles Éditions de Films; interview by Louis Malle, 1932-1995 (New York, NY: Janus Films, 1986), 1 hour 21 mins
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Latino: The Changing Face of America
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directed by Roxanne Frias; produced by Point du Jour International (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 58 mins
By 2035, Latinos will represent 35% of the U.S. population. How will this impact America’s political, social, economic and cultural future? In 2016, will Latinos pick the next U.S. president? Immigration has played an important role in the history of the United States, yet Latinos are not becoming Americans li...
directed by Roxanne Frias; produced by Point du Jour International (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 58 mins
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Judging Japan
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directed by Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset and Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995, Arte France, Point du Jour International and Sundial Entertainment (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 57 mins
The Tokyo Trial – the International Military Tribunal for the Far East - had been convened in 1946 to prosecute the leaders of the Empire of Japan for war crimes. It was to be the Nuremberg trial of the Far East. It had been decided upon by the Allies to avenge these decades of misery and death. But it would pro...
directed by Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset and Tim B. Toidze, fl. 1995, Arte France, Point du Jour International and Sundial Entertainment (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 57 mins
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Part 2 - EPISODE TWO -The Seismic Years
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directed by Peter Hercombe, fl. 1985; produced by Daniel Renouf, fl. 1992, System TV, La Sept and Union of Russian Theatre; in The Stanislavski Century, Part 2 (Melbourne, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2013, originally published 2013, first release 1993), 54 mins

The Stanislavski Century, Part 2 of 3 - Konstantin Stanislavski has been named alongside Freud and Einstein as one of the three greatest visionaries of the 20th Century. Stanislavski was the greatest actor of his age - founder of the celebrated Moscow Art Theater. He introduced the plays of Chekhov and Gorki to t...

directed by Peter Hercombe, fl. 1985; produced by Daniel Renouf, fl. 1992, System TV, La Sept and Union of Russian Theatre; in The Stanislavski Century, Part 2 (Melbourne, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2013, originally published 2013, first release 1993), 54 mins
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The Stanislavski Century Part 2
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directed by Peter Hercombe, fl. 1985; produced by Daniel Renouf, fl. 1992, La Sept, System TV and Union of Russian Theatre (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2013), 55 mins

Konstantin Stanislavski has been named alongside Freud and Einstein as one of the three greatest visionaries of the 20th Century. Stanislavski was the greatest actor of his age - founder of the celebrated Moscow Art Theater. He introduced the plays of Chekhov and Gorki to the world. He invented stage direction, la...

directed by Peter Hercombe, fl. 1985; produced by Daniel Renouf, fl. 1992, La Sept, System TV and Union of Russian Theatre (Footscray, Victoria: Contemporary Arts Media, 2013), 55 mins
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The Gatekeepers
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directed by Dror Moreh, fl. 1994-2012; produced by Estelle Fialon, fl. 2010-2016, Philippa Kowarsky, fl. 1995-2014 and Dror Moreh, fl. 1994-2012, Dror Moreh Productions, Cinephil, Les Films du Poisson, Mac Guff and Wild Heart Productions; performed by Ami Ayalon, 1945-, Avi Dichter, 1952-, Yuval Diskin, 1956- and Carmi Gillon, 1950- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2013), 1 hour 41 mins,
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Charged with overseeing Israel’s war on terror-both Palestinian and Jewish- the head of the Shin Bet, Israel’s Secret Service is present at the crossroads of every decision made. For the first time ever six former heads of the agency agreed to share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and deci...
directed by Dror Moreh, fl. 1994-2012; produced by Estelle Fialon, fl. 2010-2016, Philippa Kowarsky, fl. 1995-2014 and Dror Moreh, fl. 1994-2012, Dror Moreh Productions, Cinephil, Les Films du Poisson, Mac Guff and Wild Heart Productions; performed by Ami Ayalon, 1945-, Avi Dichter, 1952-, Yuval Diskin, 1956- and Carmi Gillon, 1950- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2013), 1 hour 41 mins,
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