Searching: how democracy works now series

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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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30 Second Democracy
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(Icarus Films, 1997), 51 mins

:30 Second Democracy explores the disturbing relationship between political parties and the advertising industry during election campaigns. Through television advertising, techniques perfected to sell commercial products are readily applied to political candidates, turning elections into marketing exercises and...

(Icarus Films, 1997), 51 mins
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WEconomics: Italy
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(Bullfrog Films, 2016), 19 mins

'Fabulous! I can't overstate the importance of this film right now! There's a democratic form of enterprise that works because it's aligned with the human need for connection, meaning and agency. The film beautifully captures the power of cooperatives in a world in desperate need of hope--not pie in the sky bu...

(Bullfrog Films, 2016), 19 mins
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Manislam
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directed by Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, fl. 2008-2014; produced by Jørgen Lorentzen, fl. 2003-2014, Integral Film (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2014), 1 hour 5 mins,
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Manislam boldly examines the burden of manhood within Islamic cultures and questions the role of men in contemporary Islam. In Muslim culture, there is no question that boys have more privileges than girls, as Islam has always been a patriarchy. This documentary questions if male privilege is empowering contempora...
directed by Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, fl. 2008-2014; produced by Jørgen Lorentzen, fl. 2003-2014, Integral Film (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2014), 1 hour 5 mins,
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Part I
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produced by TMW Media Group; interview by Glenn Casale, fl. 1984-2015 and Mike Merrick, fl. 1973-1986; in Dreamers And The Builders: Robert Benedetti, Producing for the Theatre (Los Angeles, CA: TMW Media Group), 24 mins
The theatre is a world of 'make believe' that can challenge, entertain, amuse and inform an audience. Capturing the hearts and minds of the audience is the role of the creative people who write, stage design, direct and perform. This series examines the jobs of the creative people behind theater productions and...
produced by TMW Media Group; interview by Glenn Casale, fl. 1984-2015 and Mike Merrick, fl. 1973-1986; in Dreamers And The Builders: Robert Benedetti, Producing for the Theatre (Los Angeles, CA: TMW Media Group), 24 mins
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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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Native Land
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directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand, 1890-1976; produced by Paul Strand, 1890-1976 and Leo Hurwitz, Frontier Films (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 1 hour 29 mins

Inspired by the 1938 report of the La Follette Civil Liberties Committee’s investigation into the repression of labor organizing, Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand’s biting and beautiful Native Land (1942, though largely shot between ’37 and ’39) combines documentary footage with staged reenactments to depict the...

directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand, 1890-1976; produced by Paul Strand, 1890-1976 and Leo Hurwitz, Frontier Films (Los Angeles, CA: Flicker Alley, 2015), 1 hour 29 mins
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Part III - Play Excerpt from The Venetian Twins
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written by Carlo Goldoni, 1707-1793 (1747); directed by Andrew Martin, fl. 1978; produced by Andrew Martin, fl. 1978, Miami Dade College, British Broadcasting Corporation and Open University; in Goldoni's The Venetian Twins, 9 of 14 (Miami, FL: Miami Dade College, 1978, first release 1978), 49 mins
Goldoni's THE VENETIAN TWINS, one of 14 productions in the series, DRAMA: PLAY, PERFORMANCE, PERCEPTION, is structured around the thematic related study module: Dramatis Personae.

DRAMA: PLAY, PERFORMANCE, PERCEPTION is an introduction to theater course consisting of 14 one-hour videotape productions. Each play...

written by Carlo Goldoni, 1707-1793 (1747); directed by Andrew Martin, fl. 1978; produced by Andrew Martin, fl. 1978, Miami Dade College, British Broadcasting Corporation and Open University; in Goldoni's The Venetian Twins, 9 of 14 (Miami, FL: Miami Dade College, 1978, first release 1978), 49 mins
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Producing for the Theatre, Forces Who Run The Theater: Susan Smith
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directed by Bill Carroll; produced by Laurie Fruth, fl. 2010; interview by Glenn Casale, fl. 1984-2015 and Mike Merrick, fl. 1973-1986, in Producing for the Theatre (Los Angeles, CA: TMW Media Group, 2005), 48 mins
This series examines the roles and responsibilities of the people who control the venues, content, and talent in theater and provide a wide panorama of what theatre is and who 'makes it happen.' The active participants or 'power brokers' in the vast enterprise that comprises live theatre take on many guises. The...
directed by Bill Carroll; produced by Laurie Fruth, fl. 2010; interview by Glenn Casale, fl. 1984-2015 and Mike Merrick, fl. 1973-1986, in Producing for the Theatre (Los Angeles, CA: TMW Media Group, 2005), 48 mins
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NOVA, Judgement Day: Intelligent Design on Trial
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directed by Gary Johnstone, 1959- and Joseph McMaster, fl. 2001-2008; produced by Gary Johnstone, 1959-, Joseph McMaster, fl. 2001-2008 and Vanessa Tovell, fl. 1997-2015, Vulcan Productions and Big Table Film Company; performed by Michael Fitzpatrick, fl. 1980-2006, Anthony Edridge, fl. 1996-2015 and Jay Benedict, 1951-, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2007), 1 hour 54 mins
Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania, in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternati...
directed by Gary Johnstone, 1959- and Joseph McMaster, fl. 2001-2008; produced by Gary Johnstone, 1959-, Joseph McMaster, fl. 2001-2008 and Vanessa Tovell, fl. 1997-2015, Vulcan Productions and Big Table Film Company; performed by Michael Fitzpatrick, fl. 1980-2006, Anthony Edridge, fl. 1996-2015 and Jay Benedict, 1951-, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2007), 1 hour 54 mins
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