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Cul de Sac
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(Icarus Films, 2011), 57 mins

In May 1995, Shawn Nelson, a 35 year-old plumber from Clairemont, California, emerged from an eighteen foot mine shaft he had dug beneath his backyard in search for gold. An ex-soldier and methamphetamine abuser, he stole a tank from a nearby National Guard armory and went on a rampage through the residential str...

(Icarus Films, 2011), 57 mins
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Utopia
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(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 1 hour 55 mins
Following his hard-hitting documentary THE WAR YOU DON'T SEE, John Pilger's new film is a rare and powerful insight into a secret Australia and breaks what amounts to a national silence about the indigenous first people -- the oldest, most enduring presence on Earth. An epic film in its production, scope and r...
(Bullfrog Films, 2014), 1 hour 55 mins
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The Story of Film: An Odyssey, Episode 14
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directed by Mark Cousins, 1965-; produced by John Archer, 1953-, More4, UK Film Council, British Film Institute and Hopscotch Films, in The Story of Film: An Odyssey (Chicago, IL: Music Box Films, 2012), 1 hour 3 mins,
Source: www.musicboxfilms.com
The Story of Film: An Odyssey is an unprecedented cinematic event, an epic journey through the history of world cinema that is a treat for movie lovers around the globe. Guided by film historian Mark Cousins, this bold 15-part love letter to the movies begins with the invention of motion pictures at the end of...
directed by Mark Cousins, 1965-; produced by John Archer, 1953-, More4, UK Film Council, British Film Institute and Hopscotch Films, in The Story of Film: An Odyssey (Chicago, IL: Music Box Films, 2012), 1 hour 3 mins,
Source: www.musicboxfilms.com
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The Mourner
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directed by Kalpana Lajmi, 1954-; performed by Raj Babbar, 1952-, Dimple Kapadia, 1957- and Rakhee Gulzar, 1947- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 55 mins
Sanichari lives alone in a village in Rajasthan, India, working as a bonded laborer. One day, Bhikni, a rudali (professional mourner) comes to stay with Sanichari prior to the death of the local landlord and Sanichari relates her life of miseries to her -- born into a lower caste, Sanichari's father had died shor...
directed by Kalpana Lajmi, 1954-; performed by Raj Babbar, 1952-, Dimple Kapadia, 1957- and Rakhee Gulzar, 1947- (India: National Film Development Corporation Ltd), 1 hour 55 mins
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The Waiting Room
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(Bullfrog Films, 2013), 1 hour 51 mins

The Waiting Room is a character-driven documentary film that uses extraordinary access to go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film - using a blend of cinema verite and characters' voiceover - offers a raw, intimate, and even...

(Bullfrog Films, 2013), 1 hour 51 mins
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ÐỜI CÁT = Sandy Lives
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directed by Nguyen Thanh Van, fl. 1995-2008; performed by Anh Hong, 1977-, Duong Don, 1957-0011 and Ninh Cong, fl. 2001 (Vietnam: Privately Published), 1 hour 28 mins
For twenty years, Camh has lived in North Vietnam, unable to return to his home in the south, a small fishing village where his wife waits for him. She has been a guerrilla fighter for the triumphant communist forces, and has made a living selling food in the market. She is happy to reunite with her husband unti...
directed by Nguyen Thanh Van, fl. 1995-2008; performed by Anh Hong, 1977-, Duong Don, 1957-0011 and Ninh Cong, fl. 2001 (Vietnam: Privately Published), 1 hour 28 mins
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in Crusade in the Pacific, 17 (New York, NY: Home Box Office, 1951, originally published 1951), 27 mins
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Crusade in the Pacific, 5, The U.S. and the Philippines
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in Crusade in the Pacific, 5 (New York, NY: Home Box Office, 1951, originally published 1951), 28 mins
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Springroll Trilogy, 1, Anatomy of A Springroll
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directed by Paul Kwan and Arnold Iger; produced by Paul Lundahl, in Springroll Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 57 mins
"Food is everyone's first language," says Paul Kwan, the Vietnamese-born immigrant who fashioned this film out of the rich sensory memories of his childhood. He tells his story of finding a new life in America while maintaining his cultural connection through cooking, eating and sharing the rich and varied food...
directed by Paul Kwan and Arnold Iger; produced by Paul Lundahl, in Springroll Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 57 mins
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血蝉 = Little Moth
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directed by Peng Tao, fl. 2007-2012; performed by Hong Qifa, fl. 2007, Han Dequn, fl. 2007 and Gao Yuanbing, fl. 2007 (China: New Youth Independent Film Studio), 1 hour 39 mins
Based on Tianguang Bai's novel of the same title, Xue Chan (Little Moth) is the poignant story of a young girl named Little Moth who has lost the use of her legs due to a disease of the blood. With no mother to take care of her, Little Moth's father sells her to a poor couple who plan to put the child to work as a...
directed by Peng Tao, fl. 2007-2012; performed by Hong Qifa, fl. 2007, Han Dequn, fl. 2007 and Gao Yuanbing, fl. 2007 (China: New Youth Independent Film Studio), 1 hour 39 mins
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