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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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Forgotten Wars, Series 2, Episode 2, Somalia Style Democracy
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directed by Sante Altizio and Raffaele Masto, 1953-; produced by Nova-T TV Productions, in Forgotten Wars, Series 2, Episode 2 (Turin, Piedmont: Nova-T TV Productions, 2001), 26 mins
A reportage of a country that has lived through more than ten years of bloody conflict. Somalia an ex-Italian colony, undisputed land of the 'War Lords', is on the verge of collapse. The account of an end to the dream of the 'great Somalia', and another chapter in the never-ending tragic African story.
directed by Sante Altizio and Raffaele Masto, 1953-; produced by Nova-T TV Productions, in Forgotten Wars, Series 2, Episode 2 (Turin, Piedmont: Nova-T TV Productions, 2001), 26 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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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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African Studies Series, The Congo and Sudan: Mission Impossible
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produced by Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 39 mins
What motivates missionaries to travel to some of the most inhospitable parts of the globe, to treat terrible diseases like leprosy, to help those most in need? In this poignant documentary we meet three missionaries: Father Alfredo, who lives in Dondo, a village in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo; Fa...
produced by Journeyman Pictures, in African Studies Series (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 39 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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In Solidarity, Episode 1, Together: November 1989 - February 1990
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produced by Boleslaw Sulik, 1929-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in In Solidarity, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 59 mins
Follows the story of Polish democracy in the 12 months after the collapse of Communism, with events and personalities followed by a Polish camera crew which records how the euphoria of the new liberal regime was progressively soured by division and intrigue, political rivalries and economic problems.
produced by Boleslaw Sulik, 1929-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in In Solidarity, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 59 mins
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Making of a Leader, Episode 2, Juan Carlos, the education of a Leader
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directed by Anne-Elisabeth Lozano, fl. 2007 and Daniel Leconte, 1949-; produced by Ramon Colom, 1952-, Juan Carlos de la Hoz, fl. 2003-2014 and Daniel Leconte, 1949-, Segrera TV, Arte France and Doc en Stock, in Making of a Leader, Episode 2 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Prime Entertainment Group, 2008), 53 mins
Without a doubt, Juan Carlos was brought up to become King. Advised by Franco and the Opus Dei, he would be allowed to run the dictatorship but not to alter it. The Juan Carlos dynasty had known disavowal and exile, and as a child, Juan had always been told he would be King. So why did Juan Carlos become a defende...
directed by Anne-Elisabeth Lozano, fl. 2007 and Daniel Leconte, 1949-; produced by Ramon Colom, 1952-, Juan Carlos de la Hoz, fl. 2003-2014 and Daniel Leconte, 1949-, Segrera TV, Arte France and Doc en Stock, in Making of a Leader, Episode 2 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Prime Entertainment Group, 2008), 53 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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