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Acting Together on the World Stage: Tools for Continuing the Conversation
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directed by Cynthia E. Cohen, fl. 2011; produced by Allison Lund, fl. 2011 (Recast (Organization), 2011), 2 hours 19 mins
At the core of both the documentary and the toolkit are stories of courageous artists and peacebuilders. These women and men live and work in regions of violence and oppression. They work with creativity, persistence and resilience to improve their world, often at personal risk. Their performances speak truth in t...
directed by Cynthia E. Cohen, fl. 2011; produced by Allison Lund, fl. 2011 (Recast (Organization), 2011), 2 hours 19 mins
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I Come From a Beautiful Place
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directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Carol Mansour, 1961-, Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2010), 34 mins
I Come From a Beautiful Place describes the lives of five refugees in Lebanon. One of them, Mohammad from Darfur, discovers that his three brothers and three of his sisters have been murdered, while his mother is dying. He decides to flee the conflict in Sudan and make his way to Lebanon, where he becomes one of...
directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Carol Mansour, 1961-, Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2010), 34 mins
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Daughters of de Beauvoir
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produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
It has been over forty years since Simone de Beauvoir published the Second Sex which heralded the start of the women's movement. In this film we talk to the women who took the baton from de Beauvoir to race ahead with the cause: Kate Millet, Marge Piercy, Eva Figes and Ann Oakley. Through the eyes of the women she...
produced by Penny Foster (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 1 hour
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Document 25: Memoir of former UNAMIR Officer, Amadou Deme
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written by Amadou Deme, fl. 1994 (District of Columbia: George Washington University. National Security Archive, 2011, originally published 2011), 22 page(s)
written by Amadou Deme, fl. 1994 (District of Columbia: George Washington University. National Security Archive, 2011, originally published 2011), 22 page(s)
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Fueling Abuse: Foreign Investment and Terror in Burma
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produced by Eric Williams, fl. 2001, Vincent Valdmanis, fl. 2001, Lola Pierson, fl. 2001, Prudence Munkittrick, fl. 2001, Sarah Halpern, fl. 2001 and Emily Dische-Becker, fl. 2001, WITNESS (New York, NY - Brooklyn: WITNESS, 2002), 7 mins
Ongoing oppression of ethnic minority civilians in Burma at the hands of the Burmese army is fueled in part by the presence of foreign companies who hire the army as security units.
produced by Eric Williams, fl. 2001, Vincent Valdmanis, fl. 2001, Lola Pierson, fl. 2001, Prudence Munkittrick, fl. 2001, Sarah Halpern, fl. 2001 and Emily Dische-Becker, fl. 2001, WITNESS (New York, NY - Brooklyn: WITNESS, 2002), 7 mins
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The Problems of Doing Good: Somalia as a Case Study in Humanitarian Intervention
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written by Alberto Coll, fl. 1997, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 249 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1997), 16 page(s)
This case study, created for the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, describes the 1992-1994 humanitarian intervention by the United States and the United Nations in Somalia, then poses a number of complex ethical questions: Was the intervention truly humanitarian? Were the human rights abuses, o...
written by Alberto Coll, fl. 1997, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 249 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 1997), 16 page(s)
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A Helping Hand? Eliminating Child Labor in Bangladesh’s Garment Industry
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written by Deborah Elms, fl. 2003, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 315 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 2007), 10 page(s)
This case study reviews what happens when an apparently “good” idea in one country comes with serious consequences for people on the other side of the globe. Few in the West would say that children, especially those as young as 8, should be working in factories for up to 20 hours per day. But the sudden imposi...
written by Deborah Elms, fl. 2003, in Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Case Study Program, Case 315 (District of Columbia: Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service. Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, 2007), 10 page(s)
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Kamajor Chaos
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produced by ZDF Television (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 1998), 13 mins
Images of decapitated head; partially skinned body This item also contains graphic content.
The Nigerian peacekeeping force (ECOMOG) ousted Sierra Leone’s military junta and restored President Ahmed Tejan Kabbah in March, with the help of the Kamajors. We meet the Kamajors - hunters from the bush - fighters who can supposedly shirk off the bullets of their enemies. Armed with amulets and colorful festi...
produced by ZDF Television (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 1998), 13 mins
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