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Spirit of Democracy, A European Invention
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directed by Bengt Jonson; composed by Ragnar Bjerkreim, 1958-; produced by Sebra-Film, in Spirit of Democracy (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 29 mins
Democracy is not an invention. It is a process that provides mankind with a sound foundation for peaceful coexistence in every aspect of life. Universal democracy is also a must if we are to survive. But its' history has been brief.
directed by Bengt Jonson; composed by Ragnar Bjerkreim, 1958-; produced by Sebra-Film, in Spirit of Democracy (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 29 mins
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Story of India, 6, Freedom
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directed by Jeremy Jeffs, fl. 1996; produced by Leo Eaton, in Story of India, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008, originally published 2008), 55 mins
This last episode in the series The Story of India tells how a foreign multinational (the East India Company) thousands of miles away gradually and almost by chance took power over great swathes of the Indian subcontinent; how after the horrendous shock of the 1857 'Mutiny' the British state took over and tu...
directed by Jeremy Jeffs, fl. 1996; produced by Leo Eaton, in Story of India, 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008, originally published 2008), 55 mins
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The Southeast Asia Series, Casino Cambodia: Beyond the Killing Fields
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directed by Ing K, fl. 2004; produced by Brian Bennett, 1940-, in The Southeast Asia Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2004), 56 mins
A personal perspective on Cambodia as seen through the eyes of a Thai woman who once worked in a Cambodian refugee camp; through encounters with day-to-day people, not politicians; through life, not death and war.
directed by Ing K, fl. 2004; produced by Brian Bennett, 1940-, in The Southeast Asia Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2004), 56 mins
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Churchill
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directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman and Matthew Hall (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2003, originally published 2003), 53 mins
n the long line of British prime ministers there has been no one quite like Winston Churchill. How did a man responsible for some of history's greatest military disasters become the hero of the British people and the only man who could lead them through this war? CHURCHILL looks at the man who symbolized the str...
directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman and Matthew Hall (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2003, originally published 2003), 53 mins
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Rights and Wrongs Series: Worldwide, Human Rights Around the World
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produced by Chip Taylor Communications, in Rights and Wrongs Series: Worldwide (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2002), 20 mins
This classic program first offers a profile of Father Ricardo Rezende and his work defending peasants in the Brazilian Amazon. To many Rezende is an unsung hero defending the poor though his efforts have also angered many cattle ranchers, which has led to several attempts against his life. Next, the death penalt...
produced by Chip Taylor Communications, in Rights and Wrongs Series: Worldwide (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2002), 20 mins
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China: Triumph and Turmoil, Episode 1, Emperors
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presented by Niall Ferguson, 1964-; produced by Chimerica Media, in China: Triumph and Turmoil, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
The transformation of China into a global superpower raises some of the most challenging questions of our time – and this revealing series seeks out the answers. Will this turn out to be China’s century or will the Red Dragon crash and burn? Niall Ferguson travels through this vast country to find out how a fi...
presented by Niall Ferguson, 1964-; produced by Chimerica Media, in China: Triumph and Turmoil, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 48 mins
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The Forgotten Force
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directed by Raymond Quint, fl. 1992-2014; produced by Adrienne Parr, fl. 1982, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 56 mins
Between 1946 and 1952, the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) had the job of policing the starving population of Hiroshima and destroying the vast Japanese war-machine. The Forgotten Force tells for the first time the story of Australia’s role in Japan. After the atomic obliteration of Hiroshima and Na...
directed by Raymond Quint, fl. 1992-2014; produced by Adrienne Parr, fl. 1982, Australia. National Film and Sound Archive and Film Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 56 mins
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Apocalypse: The Second World War, 1, Aggression
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directed by Jean-Louis Guillaud, 1929-2015; produced by Jean-Louis Guillaud, 1929-2015, in Apocalypse: The Second World War, 1 (Toronto, ON: Entertainment One Ltd., 2010), 52 mins
Apocalypse brings a 21st-century perspective to the Second World War, the deadliest and most destructive conflict of all time. Using archival footage -- most of it previously unseen and now colorized -- the series takes a very human look at the enormity of the conflict through the eyes of the people who lived...
directed by Jean-Louis Guillaud, 1929-2015; produced by Jean-Louis Guillaud, 1929-2015, in Apocalypse: The Second World War, 1 (Toronto, ON: Entertainment One Ltd., 2010), 52 mins
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Secrets of State, The Presidents' Men, Part 3
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directed by William Karel, 1940- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000), 57 mins
The period after the Second World War marks a total break with America’s tradition in foreign policy matters. The US found itself obliged to take on international responsibilities it had previously refused. This was the beginning of the American vision of 'world order'. In a three-part film, we trace the genesi...
directed by William Karel, 1940- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000), 57 mins
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Secrets of State, The Presidents' Men, Part 2
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directed by William Karel, 1940- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000), 59 mins
The period after the Second World War marks a total break with America’s tradition in foreign policy matters. The US found itself obliged to take on international responsibilities it had previously refused. This was the beginning of the American vision of 'world order'. In a three-part film, we trace the genesi...
directed by William Karel, 1940- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2000), 59 mins
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