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Cheated of Childhood
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(Bullfrog Films), 24 mins
Once the glittering capital of Russia, the city of St. Petersburg and its magnificent metro stations have become home to a generation of street children who survive by begging, informal child labor or prostitution. The end of communism may have brought many positive economic changes in the lives of ordinary Russia...
(Bullfrog Films), 24 mins
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Community Voices
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(Fanlight Productions, 2001), 1 hour 10 mins

Hear the voices and perspectives of nurses, doctors, outreach workers, medical interpreters, and patients: people from a fascinating range of backgrounds, who make up today's healthcare system. This innovative video offers a window into the challenges and rewards of cross-cultural healthcare. Drawing on the insigh...

(Fanlight Productions, 2001), 1 hour 10 mins
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Danger: Children at Work
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(Bullfrog Films), 27 mins
Guatemala is one of the poorest countries in Central America; most Guatemalans exist on subsistence farming. But in the San Juan Sacatepequez region, where the land is poor, many have turned to producing fireworks at home. The practice has become the major source of income for 80% of the local people. It is a labo...
(Bullfrog Films), 27 mins
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Homeland
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directed by Hank Rogerson, fl. 2000-2016 and Jilann Spitzmiller, fl. 2000-2016; produced by Hank Rogerson, fl. 2000-2016 and Jilann Spitzmiller, fl. 2000-2016, Philomath Films (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 57 mins
Set against the stunning backdrop of the Northern Plains, this rich and engaging documentary weaves together the stories of four Lakota Indian families from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Shot over the course of several years, the film provides an inspiring and intimate portrait of contemporary...
directed by Hank Rogerson, fl. 2000-2016 and Jilann Spitzmiller, fl. 2000-2016; produced by Hank Rogerson, fl. 2000-2016 and Jilann Spitzmiller, fl. 2000-2016, Philomath Films (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 57 mins
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Inocente
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directed by Sean Fine, fl. 2011 and Andrea Nix Fine, fl. 2011; produced by Emanuel Michael, fl. 2004, Albie Hecht, fl. 1997, Yael Melamede, 1968-, Andrea Nix Fine, fl. 2011 and Sean Fine, fl. 2011, Shine Global, Unison Films, Salty Features and Fine Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2012), 40 mins
Inocente delivers a rare glimpse inside the inspirational life of a homeless, undocumented fifteen-year old girl, a burgeoning artist, and the extraordinary challenges she must contend with on a daily basis.
directed by Sean Fine, fl. 2011 and Andrea Nix Fine, fl. 2011; produced by Emanuel Michael, fl. 2004, Albie Hecht, fl. 1997, Yael Melamede, 1968-, Andrea Nix Fine, fl. 2011 and Sean Fine, fl. 2011, Shine Global, Unison Films, Salty Features and Fine Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2012), 40 mins
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Listen to the Kids!
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(Bullfrog Films), 22 mins
One in five of the world's population is aged between 12 and 18. In developing countries, where the percentage is much higher, children and young people often carry a huge burden of responsibility yet rarely are their views taken into account. This Life program reports on a Unicef initiative to involve children in...
(Bullfrog Films), 22 mins
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Men at Work: Voices from Detroit's Underground Economy
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directed by H. James Gilmore, fl. 1997-2013; produced by Carolyn Kraus, fl. 2012 and H. James Gilmore, fl. 1997-2013, Arcadia Pictures (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2012), 59 mins
In Detroit, the most segregated American city, vast stretches of boarded-up storefronts and weed-choked lots evidence decades of white and middle-class flight from the black central city. In the last 60 years, Detroit has lost more than half its residents, falling from a zenith of two million in the '50s during it...
directed by H. James Gilmore, fl. 1997-2013; produced by Carolyn Kraus, fl. 2012 and H. James Gilmore, fl. 1997-2013, Arcadia Pictures (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2012), 59 mins
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Mi Sa Singi (Dutch)
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(Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1998), 28 mins
Documentary on the state of Children in Suriname, including the following footage: Young boys, Street children at the Emmaus Boys Home in Paramaribo assemble a jigsaw map of Suriname. Narration outlines a brief history of Suriname and introduces the chairperson of a national commission on the Rights of the Child...
(Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1998), 28 mins
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Mi Sa Singi (English)
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(Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1998), 28 mins
Documentary on the state of Children in Suriname.
(Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1998), 28 mins
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No Place Like Home
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directed by Kathryn Hunt, fl. 1993; produced by Kathryn Hunt, fl. 1993, Lazy Circle Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 25 mins
This brilliant documentary explores eight months in the life of a broken family in Seattle and powerfully depicts the cycles that keep families tied to poverty and violence from one generation to the next. The film focuses on a young girl, Barbara, who lives with her mother, brother, and sister in homeless shelter...
directed by Kathryn Hunt, fl. 1993; produced by Kathryn Hunt, fl. 1993, Lazy Circle Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 25 mins
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