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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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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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GrandParenting
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directed by Karen Shopsowitz; produced by Karen Shopsowitz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 58 mins
The idea of grandparents as caregivers is nothing new. Grandparents are often the people who parents turn to when they need help, advice, childcare, and support. But what about the grandparents who have had to step in beyond the typical role of doting elders? Across Ontario and throughout Canada, thousands of ch...
directed by Karen Shopsowitz; produced by Karen Shopsowitz (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 58 mins
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Kill or Cure?, Fighting Syphilis
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directed by Jago Smith, fl. 2010; produced by Jago Smith, fl. 2010, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 24 mins
Syphilis was thought to have been beaten by mass penicillin treatment in the 1950s and 1960s. Now it's back, particularly among the rural populations of places like Haiti - which medical experts believe is where the disease started in the first place. The theory goes Christopher Columbus' crew brought the disease...
directed by Jago Smith, fl. 2010; produced by Jago Smith, fl. 2010, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 24 mins
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Kill or Cure?, Tetanus: The Infant Curse
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in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
Every year thousands of babies die from a disease that strikes in the very first days or hours of life. Today tetanus affects only the world’s poorest and most remote communities – but it still claims the lives of about 150,000 babies every year. Poor hygiene and cultural traditions – like rubbing a mixture...
in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 22 mins
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Kill or Cure?, The Deadly Sleep
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directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 25 mins
Sleeping sickness is one of the most deadly of the forgotten diseases. Experts thought it had been destroyed decades ago. But it's back with a vengeance and now mobile field teams are out in the bush carrying out blood tests and lumber punctures to beat the disease. For many of its victims the drugs used to treat...
directed by Alex Seaborne; produced by Alex Seaborne, in Kill or Cure? (London, England: SW Pictures, 2010), 25 mins
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The Last Dance: Next Steps
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produced by Freke Vujist and Tana Ross, Green Room Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 55 mins
When we first met the six young men and women from The Last Dance, they were preparing for that quintessential American rite of passage: the high school prom. They were eighteen years old, on the threshold of adulthood and this night symbolized it all - their hopes and expectations for the future. Six years later...
produced by Freke Vujist and Tana Ross, Green Room Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 55 mins
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The Library in Crisis
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directed by Julian Samuel; produced by Julian Samuel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 48 mins
Dense with the informed commentary of notable scholars, this documentary in effect traces the history of civilization through the phenomenon of the library. From ancient China, India, Islam, and the Graeco Roman world, we see how the library radiated knowledge and spiritual values, and facilitated the cross fertil...
directed by Julian Samuel; produced by Julian Samuel (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 48 mins
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