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Tracing Che
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directed by Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002; produced by Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, Off the Fence (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2002), 51 mins
Ernesto 'Che' Guevara de la Serna represents one of the most enduring images of a political leader. His legendary character has been the inspiration for millions of people over the last fifty years. Lawrence Elman, a Canadian director, went in search of the man behind the myth. He embarked on the journey that gave...
directed by Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002; produced by Lawrence Elman, fl. 2002, Off the Fence (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2002), 51 mins
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Barrios Family: 25 Years Later
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directed by Susan Meiselas, 1948- and Alfred Guzzetti, 1942-; produced by Susan Meiselas, 1948- and Alfred Guzzetti, 1942- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 2 hours 5 mins
Made in 2009-2010, long after the historical opportunity for large-scale social transformation in Nicaragua had passed. This set of 20 short films — portraits, interviews, short documentaries — carries forward the story of the Barrios family, tracing their multi-generational struggle to find ways to live and...
directed by Susan Meiselas, 1948- and Alfred Guzzetti, 1942-; produced by Susan Meiselas, 1948- and Alfred Guzzetti, 1942- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 2 hours 5 mins
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The Venus Twilight Experiment
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directed by Maarten Roos, fl. 2009; produced by Lightcurve Films (Portugal: Lightcurve Films, 2016), 31 mins
In 2004 and 2012 a so-called Transit of Venus occurred, when planet Venus passed across the disk of the Sun as seen from the Earth. Transits of Venus occur approximately every 100 years, in pairs separated by 8 year. In the 18th and 19th century Transits of Venus inspired global expeditions to observe the event. T...
directed by Maarten Roos, fl. 2009; produced by Lightcurve Films (Portugal: Lightcurve Films, 2016), 31 mins
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Zona Intangible
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directed by Rustin Thompson, fl. 1996-2016 and Ann Hedreen, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Ann Hedreen, fl. 1996-2016, White Noise Productions (Seattle, WA: White Noise Productions, 2016), 1 hour 17 mins

Zona Intangible shows how a single act of generosity can ripple forward and backward through time, improving health and well-being in a community founded on nothing but resilience and hope.

Refugees fleeing the Shining Path terrorists build a new city called Manchay on the edge of Lima, Peru. A gift from an Ameri...

directed by Rustin Thompson, fl. 1996-2016 and Ann Hedreen, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Ann Hedreen, fl. 1996-2016, White Noise Productions (Seattle, WA: White Noise Productions, 2016), 1 hour 17 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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Reinas
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directed by Ana Endara Mislov (Panama: Mansas Productora, 2013), 1 hour 5 mins

Una niña de kinder, una cajera de supermercado y una anciana en un asilo tienen algo en común; quieren ser reinas. No quieren ganar un concurso de belleza; los reinados son otra cosa. En Panamá hay una corona para quien la sueñe; un país sin monarquía oficial lleno de Reinas. Reinas es un retrato de los rein...

directed by Ana Endara Mislov (Panama: Mansas Productora, 2013), 1 hour 5 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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The Woman's Outlook (April 1926) 4:6
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written by National Federation of Woman's Clubs of the Philippines; edited by Trinidad Fernandez, fl. 1923, in Woman's Outlook, Volume 4, Issue 6, April, 1926 (Manila, Manila (National Capital Region): National Federation of Woman's Clubs of the Philippines, 1926), 38 page(s)
The Woman’s Outlook: A Magazine for the Home was the official publication of the National Federation of Woman’s Clubs of the Philippines. Published in Manila, the organization distributed its monthly periodical to members in the Philippines and the United States, and for an extra fee, to members in other parts...
written by National Federation of Woman's Clubs of the Philippines; edited by Trinidad Fernandez, fl. 1923, in Woman's Outlook, Volume 4, Issue 6, April, 1926 (Manila, Manila (National Capital Region): National Federation of Woman's Clubs of the Philippines, 1926), 38 page(s)
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Saviors of the Forest
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directed by Bill Day; produced by Terry Schwartz, fl. 1984-2010 and Bill Day (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1993), 1 hour 30 mins
Tired of filming TV commercials, two well-intentioned Los Angeles "camera guys" decide to do their part for the environment by exposing the villains responsible for destroying the rainforests. Along the way they meet a range of paradoxical characters including poor people who cut down forests to survive, environme...
directed by Bill Day; produced by Terry Schwartz, fl. 1984-2010 and Bill Day (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 1993), 1 hour 30 mins
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The Earth's Riches, La terre dans tous ses éclats - le cuivre au chili
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directed by Kristian Kähler, 1965-; produced by Holger Preusse, ARTE, in The Earth's Riches (London, England: TVF International, 2004), 43 mins
From spaceships to mobile phones, metals are an integral part of the objects that make up the world around us and that we use in everyday life. The metal industry is a major component of the world economy, and the mining takes place all over the world. Yet their extraction and refinement is still an arduous and da...
directed by Kristian Kähler, 1965-; produced by Holger Preusse, ARTE, in The Earth's Riches (London, England: TVF International, 2004), 43 mins
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