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Tropic of Cancer, Episode 1, Mexico to the Bahamas
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directed by Chris Martin, fl. 2010; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Elena Cosentino, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Tropic of Cancer, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 59 mins

Simon Reeve circumnavigates the globe around the 22,835 mile long Tropic of Cancer, visiting 18 different countries, meeting amazing people, witnessing bizarre and beautiful sights, and encountering spectacular and endangered wildlife. Starting in Baja California - the long strip of Mexico that descends into the P...

directed by Chris Martin, fl. 2010; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Elena Cosentino, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Tropic of Cancer, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 59 mins
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Controlling Interest
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directed by Larry Adelman, fl. 1978; produced by Larry Adelman, fl. 1978, California Newsreel (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1978), 46 mins
This is the film that helped kick-off the anti-globalization movement. Upon its release, Controlling Interest quickly became a standard "audio-visual text" for those concerned about the growing impact of multinational corporations on global affairs. The film examines how the ever-increasing concentration and v...
directed by Larry Adelman, fl. 1978; produced by Larry Adelman, fl. 1978, California Newsreel (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1978), 46 mins
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Connecting Traditions, Rendezvous with the Dead (Mexico)
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directed by Alexandre Mostras, 1970-; produced by Marie Drogue, Ma Drogue A Moi, in Connecting Traditions (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2013), 52 mins
All around the world, mankind perpetuates traditions, passing down skills and a way of life to future generations. Whether this involves rituals or mastery of techniques, handing down customs is a way of reinforcing the identity and singularity of a group of individuals in keeping with their lifestyle and their en...
directed by Alexandre Mostras, 1970-; produced by Marie Drogue, Ma Drogue A Moi, in Connecting Traditions (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2013), 52 mins
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Stephen Fry in Central America, Episode 1, Mexico
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directed by John-Paul Davidson, 1963-; presented by Stephen Fry, 1957-; produced by John-Paul Davidson, 1963-, Sprout Pictures, in Stephen Fry in Central America, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 47 mins
Stephen Fry as he embarks on a remarkable road trip through Central America. It's an adventure that takes him through Mexico and the entire central American Isthmus to Panama, taking in some of the oldest civilizations on the planet - Maya, Aztec and Olmec. Seven years after he explored all 50 states of the USA in...
directed by John-Paul Davidson, 1963-; presented by Stephen Fry, 1957-; produced by John-Paul Davidson, 1963-, Sprout Pictures, in Stephen Fry in Central America, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 47 mins
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Voices of the Sierra Tarahumara
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directed by Felix Gehm, fl. 2001-2015 and Robert M. Brewster, fl. 2001-2014; produced by Felix Gehm, fl. 2001-2015 and Robert M. Brewster, fl. 2001-2014, Sierra Tarahumara Project (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2001), 51 mins
This powerful and eye-opening documentary takes up where films like Traffic leave off. It examines the plight of the indigenous Tarahumara people of northern Mexico, who are oppressed by criminal drug lords and and trapped in a web of rampant deforestation, crippling drug wars, and governmental corruption. In th...
directed by Felix Gehm, fl. 2001-2015 and Robert M. Brewster, fl. 2001-2014; produced by Felix Gehm, fl. 2001-2015 and Robert M. Brewster, fl. 2001-2014, Sierra Tarahumara Project (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2001), 51 mins
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The Fight for Water: A Farm Worker Struggle
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directed by Juan Carlos Oseguera, fl. 2011; produced by Juan Carlos Oseguera, fl. 2011, Filmunition Productions and OsegueraWorks (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2015), 1 hour 27 mins
The Fight for Water: A Farm Worker Struggle documents the impact an environmental decision had upon a farming community when their water supply was shut off. An environmental decision, intended to protect an endangered fish species, had unintended consequences upon the community who needed it to farm, have jobs a...
directed by Juan Carlos Oseguera, fl. 2011; produced by Juan Carlos Oseguera, fl. 2011, Filmunition Productions and OsegueraWorks (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 2015), 1 hour 27 mins
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