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Beg, Borrow or Steal
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directed by Andreas Koefoed, 1979-; produced by Mikael K. Ebbesen and Andreas Koefoed, 1979-, Koefoed Film (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2006), 36 mins
Rahi has seen it all: 36 countries on three continents - on his bicycle from India! Now, 89 years of age and a self-appointed Professor of the World, he sets out in a rented taxi on an intellectual tour de force across India. He plans to gatecrash universities all over India to give lectures to young people and s...
directed by Andreas Koefoed, 1979-; produced by Mikael K. Ebbesen and Andreas Koefoed, 1979-, Koefoed Film (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2006), 36 mins
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Colors Straight Up
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directed by Michele Ohayon; produced by Michele Ohayon and Julia Schachter (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 17 mins
In the ghetto of South Central, L.A., where Latino- and African- American kids struggle against a myriad of destructive influences, there is an option for a better life. Troubled teens discover their talents and self dignity through "Colors United", a performing arts group created for inner city youth. This uplift...
directed by Michele Ohayon; produced by Michele Ohayon and Julia Schachter (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 17 mins
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Dark Side Of The Moon
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directed by William Karel, 1940- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2002), 1 hour
Originally, in 2001, director William Karel wanted to make a film on Stanley Kubrick, one year after his death. While talking to his widow, he discovered the extent of the collaboration that existed between Kubrick and the NASA. It turns out that Kubrick and other Hollywood producers contributed largely to the pop...
directed by William Karel, 1940- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2002), 1 hour
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Decoding Dress Codes, Afghanistan
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directed by Barmak Akram; produced by ARTE and Point du Jour International, in Decoding Dress Codes (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 26 mins
Afghan fashion designers offer a radical answer to the debate of women’s wear: the full veil called the chadri. While it is obvious that the chadri has been imposed upon women by men, one comes to realise that they wear it also for a number of practical considerations – namely for the sake of being left alone....
directed by Barmak Akram; produced by ARTE and Point du Jour International, in Decoding Dress Codes (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 26 mins
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Decoding Dress Codes, Brazil
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directed by Fernando Diaz; produced by ARTE and Point du Jour International, in Decoding Dress Codes (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 56 mins
Brazil, land of colourful clothing and minimalist beach wear. Surprisingly, though, while bare buttocks are the norm on Brazilian beaches, it is strictly against the law to uncover one’s breasts. No doubt the expression of a form of Puritanism focusing single-mindedly on the female upper body. Non-Puritan Brazi...
directed by Fernando Diaz; produced by ARTE and Point du Jour International, in Decoding Dress Codes (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 56 mins
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Decoding Dress Codes, South Africa
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directed by Aldo Lee; produced by ARTE and Point du Jour International, in Decoding Dress Codes (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 26 mins
What is there to say about dress in South Africa? Nelson Mandela and his world-famous colourful shirts started a new 'afro-chic' trend which is all the rage at the dinner parties of the 'blackoisie', the new black ‘bourgeoisie’. We discover that the 'Swankas' movement was born in the gold mines. 'Swankas' ar...
directed by Aldo Lee; produced by ARTE and Point du Jour International, in Decoding Dress Codes (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 26 mins
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Decoding Dress Codes, Thailand
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directed by Solenn Honorine; produced by ARTE and Point du Jour International, in Decoding Dress Codes (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 30 mins
When you wander through the streets of Bangkok, you’ll probably meet a lot of people dressed in Western style. Others, a little older, feel more comfortable in their peasant clothes. Uniforms are proudly displayed everywhere as well as mini skirts and mini shorts. Bonze and Buddhist nuns dress in orange... No do...
directed by Solenn Honorine; produced by ARTE and Point du Jour International, in Decoding Dress Codes (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 30 mins
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Fantastic Voyage
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produced by Lori Butterfield, fl. 1999, National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 1999), 27 mins
After building a 51-foot raft from scrap wood and other materials salvaged from dumpsters in New York City, 65-year-old Poppa Neutrino and his band of three people and three dogs set sail across the north Atlantic Ocean. This low-tech global journey has been a long-time dream of the crew members, who have had a no...
produced by Lori Butterfield, fl. 1999, National Geographic (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 1999), 27 mins
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Flight From Death: The Quest for Immortality
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directed by Patrick Shen, fl. 1999; produced by Greg Bennick, fl. 1996 and Patrick Shen, fl. 1999 (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 26 mins
Narrated by Golden Globe Winner Gabriel Byrne (Usual Suspects, HBO's In Treatment, Miller's Crossing), this 7-time Best Documentary award-winning film is the most comprehensive and mind-blowing investigation of humankind’s relationship with death ever captured on film. Hailed by many viewers as a 'life-transform...
directed by Patrick Shen, fl. 1999; produced by Greg Bennick, fl. 1996 and Patrick Shen, fl. 1999 (Alexandria, VA: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 26 mins
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Freewheeling Through Asia
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directed by Marc Aderghal, fl. 2006 and Claire Chognot (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2005), 53 mins
'You can dream of travels to foreign lands or you can make your dream come true...'. One day, Marc and Claire made their dream come true: the two of them planned to up stakes and cross Asia on their bicycles during a whole year – from Istanbul to Bangkok, via Iran, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, India, China, Vietnam –...
directed by Marc Aderghal, fl. 2006 and Claire Chognot (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2005), 53 mins
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