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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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The President's Carriage
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produced by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (Los Angeles, CA: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903), 2 mins
This film shows President Roosevelt in San Francisco, passing in the arrival parade on Market Street on Tuesday, May 12, 1903. The camera view is from the north side of Market Street, just east of Grant Avenue. After leaving the Southern Pacific train station at Third and Townsend streets, the parade pro...
produced by American Mutoscope and Biograph Company (Los Angeles, CA: American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903), 2 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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Frontline, The Untouchables: Money, Power and Wall Street
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produced by Linda Hirsch, fl. 2005-2012, Ben Gold, fl. 1999-2015 and Martin Smith, 1949-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
Frontline investigates why Wall Street's leaders have escaped prosecution for any fraud related to the sale of bad mortgages.
produced by Linda Hirsch, fl. 2005-2012, Ben Gold, fl. 1999-2015 and Martin Smith, 1949-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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La Playa D.C.
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directed by Juan Andres Arango, 1976-; produced by Diana Bustamante, fl. 2009 and Jorge Andres Botero, fl. 2012-2016, Ciné-Sud Promotion, Bananeira Filmes, Septima Films, Burning Blue and Hangar Films (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2012), 1 hour 29 mins
Tomas,an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country's Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city of exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and closest friend disappears, Tomas plunges in the streets of the city. His search becomes an initiatory journey...
directed by Juan Andres Arango, 1976-; produced by Diana Bustamante, fl. 2009 and Jorge Andres Botero, fl. 2012-2016, Ciné-Sud Promotion, Bananeira Filmes, Septima Films, Burning Blue and Hangar Films (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2012), 1 hour 29 mins
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The Harriman Alaska Expedition Retraced
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(Bullfrog Films), 1 hour 53 mins

A century ago, railroad tycoon Edward H. Harriman, one of the most powerful men in America, decided to take a little vacation - in the form of one of the most ambitious scientific expeditions the world had ever seen. He invited the top authorities in the country: geologists, botanists, foresters, ornithologists, p...

(Bullfrog Films), 1 hour 53 mins
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My Brother's Wedding
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directed by Charles Burnett, 1944-; produced by Charles Burnett, 1944- and Gaye Shannon-Burnett, fl. 1983-1994, Charles Burnett Productions and ZDF Television; performed by Everett Silas, fl. 1993, Jessie Holmes, fl. 1983 and Gaye Shannon-Burnett, fl. 1983-1994 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1984), 1 hour 21 mins,
Source: www.imdb.com
In 1983, after many long months of shooting, Charles Burnett sent his rough-cut of My Brother's Wedding to his producers. Ignoring his request to finish the editing of the film, the producers rushed it to a New York festival screening, where it received a mixed review from the New York Times. With distributors s...
directed by Charles Burnett, 1944-; produced by Charles Burnett, 1944- and Gaye Shannon-Burnett, fl. 1983-1994, Charles Burnett Productions and ZDF Television; performed by Everett Silas, fl. 1993, Jessie Holmes, fl. 1983 and Gaye Shannon-Burnett, fl. 1983-1994 (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 1984), 1 hour 21 mins,
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Where the Trail Meets the Sky
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directed by James Monahan, fl. 2011; produced by University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2011), 31 mins
Where the Trail Meets they Sky is an ethnographic film about the lives and labor of professional horsepackers in the Pacific Northwest. Horsepackers most often work in federally designated wilderness areas where they lead horse and mule supply trains into backcountry areas. Horsepackers lead these pack-trains...
directed by James Monahan, fl. 2011; produced by University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2011), 31 mins
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唱盘上的单行道
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directed by Anson Mak, fl. 2006 (China: Ying E-Chi Ltd), 1 hour 13 mins
This film explores Hong Kong and how people understand Hong Kong, both from a distance and from the position of being a Hong Konger. In exploring the history of this country, two stories are juxtaposed- one of a local born and one of a new immigrant. Awards/Festivals: 31st Hong Kong International Film Festiva...
directed by Anson Mak, fl. 2006 (China: Ying E-Chi Ltd), 1 hour 13 mins
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Food for Freedom
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written by United States. Department of Agriculture, in Alexander Street Ephemera Collection, of Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA) (1942, originally published 1942), 54 page(s)
Informational handbook designed as a source of information materials and references for use by the U.S. Department of Agriculture workers and others in support of the 1943 Food for Freedom program.
written by United States. Department of Agriculture, in Alexander Street Ephemera Collection, of Alexander Street (Alexandria, VA) (1942, originally published 1942), 54 page(s)
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