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How Democracy Works Now, Story Twelve, Last Best Chance
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directed by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010, in How Democracy Works Now, Story Twelve (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 42 mins
Spring, 2007: This year, immigration supporters expect great things. But Senator Kennedy has lost his partner Senator McCain to presidential primaries, and Republicans now put a very different offer on the table. Deep at the heart of this fast-moving story lies a moral tale of modern American politics. Ted K...
directed by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010, in How Democracy Works Now, Story Twelve (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 1 hour 42 mins
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How Democracy Works Now, Story 7, Ain't the AFL for Nothin'
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directed by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010 and Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010, in How Democracy Works Now, Story 7 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 12 mins
Fall, 2003: Esther, Senator Kennedy's Immigration Counsel, has 8 weeks to accomplish a small miracle -- convince business and labor to agree on a comprehensive immigration deal, and find a Republican to co-sponsor the bill. Meanwhile, the Immigrant Worker Freedom Ride buses travel cross-country to lobby Congress,...
directed by Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010 and Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010; produced by Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010 and Michael Camerini, fl. 1980-2010, in How Democracy Works Now, Story 7 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2010), 1 hour 12 mins
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The War On Democracy
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directed by John Pilger, 1939-; produced by Wayne Young, fl. 1986-2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 1 hour 34 mins
The War on Democracy demonstrates the brutal reality of the America's notion of 'spreading democracy'; that, in fact, America is actually conducting a war on democracy, and that true popular democracy is now more likely to be found among the poorest of Latin America whose grassroots movements are often i...
directed by John Pilger, 1939-; produced by Wayne Young, fl. 1986-2011 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2011), 1 hour 34 mins
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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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Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
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directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours

Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and brilliant writer. Now after more than 30 years in prison, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, provoke, and inspire.

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary is an inspiring po...

directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours
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Future Makers, Episode 104, Breaking Boundaries
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directed by Christine Nielsen, fl. 1987, Andrew Murray, fl. 2000, Nimisha Mukerji, fl. 2005 and Nathalie Bibeau, fl. 2010; produced by White Pine Pictures and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Future Makers, Episode 104 (Toronto, ON: White Pine Pictures, 2017), 56 mins

Future Makers is series telling the stories of a new generation of passionate change-makers. Their work is shaping and defining our future in inspiring and imaginative ways.

Dr. Shawna Pandya, a 32 year old physician and neuroscientist is a citizen scientist- astronaut candidate to voyage into outer space with...

directed by Christine Nielsen, fl. 1987, Andrew Murray, fl. 2000, Nimisha Mukerji, fl. 2005 and Nathalie Bibeau, fl. 2010; produced by White Pine Pictures and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Future Makers, Episode 104 (Toronto, ON: White Pine Pictures, 2017), 56 mins
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American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6, The Great War: Part One
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
Drawing on unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as “doughboys.” The series explores the experiences of African-American and Latino soldiers, suffragi...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
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American Experience, Season 29, Episode 7, The Great War: Part Two
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directed by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
Drawing on unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as “doughboys.” The series explores the experiences of African-American and Latino soldiers, suffragi...
directed by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017 and Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
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American Experience, Season 29, Episode 8, The Great War: Part Three
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
Drawing on unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as “doughboys.” The series explores the experiences of African-American and Latino soldiers, suffragi...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Gene Tempest, fl. 2017, Insignia Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
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Human Rights Watch, Hidden Apartheid: Report on Caste Discrimination
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produced by United Nations. General Assembly. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Human Rights Watch, in Human Rights Watch (New York, NY: Mandrika Rupa, 2010), 1 hour 11 mins
"Hidden Apartheid: A Report on Caste Discrimination" provides an in-depth history and analysis of caste-based discrimination. Since the early 1900s, Indians have migrated across the world, seeking freedom from caste-based inequality, only to discover in the last few decades that the very practices they escaped ha...
produced by United Nations. General Assembly. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Human Rights Watch, in Human Rights Watch (New York, NY: Mandrika Rupa, 2010), 1 hour 11 mins
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