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This Is What Democracy Looks Like
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produced by Big Noise Films (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2002), 1 hour 9 mins
This Is What Democracy Looks Like, a co-production of the IMC and Big Noise Films, weaves the footage of over 100 videographers into a gripping document of what really happened on Seattle's streets. The film cuts through the confusion and tear gas to paint an intimate, passionate portrait of a week that changed...
produced by Big Noise Films (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2002), 1 hour 9 mins
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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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Spirit of Democracy, Revolution And After
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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), 30 mins
As mass media reach continues to grow, revolution is rife. The twentieth century saw two major revolutions in Eastern Europe alone. The power of one-party states in Europe collapsed along with the "Wall," and the eyes of the world have turned to the Far East. Interest is now focused on China's ambitious Agenda 2...
directed by Bengt Jonson; composed by Ragnar Bjerkreim, 1958-; produced by Sebra-Film, in Spirit of Democracy (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 30 mins
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Russian Godfathers, Series 1, Episode 2, Russian Godfathers, Series 1, Episode 2
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directed by Patrick Forbes, fl. 1997-2015; produced by Patrick Forbes, fl. 1997-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Russian Godfathers, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 1 hour
Three part series on the battle for power in Russia between President Putin and seven of the richest men in the world.
directed by Patrick Forbes, fl. 1997-2015; produced by Patrick Forbes, fl. 1997-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Russian Godfathers, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 1 hour
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Great Speeches Video Series, Volume 9
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produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series (United States: Educational Video Group, 2009), 1 hour 58 mins
For more than 25 years The Great Speeches Video series has allowed libraries and instructors to archive and preserve some of history's most influential addresses. Now your students can watch, in their entirety, these speeches breathing life and relevancy into our history and clearly demonstrating the power of...
produced by Educational Video Group, in Great Speeches Video Series (United States: Educational Video Group, 2009), 1 hour 58 mins
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Harry Hopkins: At FDR's Side
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produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 28 mins
During the turbulent times of the Great Depression and World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt presided over great changes in America and the world - changes that would have been impossible without the efforts of one extraordinary man - FDR's friend and advisor, Harry Hopkins. The son of a harness maker from Iowa, and...
produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 28 mins
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Equator, Series 1, Episode 1, Africa
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directed by Sophie Todd; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Sophie Todd, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Equator, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 1 hour 10 mins
Abandoned in a rainforest in Gabon and greeted by circumcisers in Kenya, Simon's journey gets underway. Simon’s journey begins on a beach in oil-rich Gabon. In the capital, Libreville, he discovers that the country has produced more than eight billion barrels of oil and used to have the world’s highest per cap...
directed by Sophie Todd; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Sophie Todd, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Equator, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 1 hour 10 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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In Solidarity, Episode 4, Decision: September 1990 - January 1991
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produced by Boleslaw Sulik, 1929-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in In Solidarity, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 1 hour
Follows the political aftermath of General Jaruzelski forced to leave the presidential palace, and the risk to Polish stability. The election does not run smoothly, and Walesa and his rival Mazowiecki, find their plans disrupted by a self-styled millionaire emigre from Canada, who wins support from voters.
produced by Boleslaw Sulik, 1929-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in In Solidarity, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 1 hour
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The Carbon Rush
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directed by Amy Miller, 1980-; produced by Amy Miller, 1980- and Byron A. Martin, 1963-, Wide Open Exposure Productions and Byron A. Martin Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 53 mins
The Carbon Rush travels across four continents to investigate the true cost of carbon emissions trading. Are carbon offset projects significantly reducing CO2 emissions, or are they distracting from what is really required to tackle the climate crisis? To date, there has been over $300 billion of carbon transacti...
directed by Amy Miller, 1980-; produced by Amy Miller, 1980- and Byron A. Martin, 1963-, Wide Open Exposure Productions and Byron A. Martin Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 53 mins
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