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24 Days in Brooks
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directed by Dana Inkster; produced by Bonnie Thompson, National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2007), 42 mins
Over the course of a decade Brooks, Alberta, transformed from a socially conservative, primarily white town to one of the most diverse places in Canada as immigrants and refugees flocked to find jobs at the Lakeside Packers slaughterhouse. This film is a portrait of those people working together and adapting to ch...
directed by Dana Inkster; produced by Bonnie Thompson, National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2007), 42 mins
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40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy
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directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 27 mins
40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy tells the story of one of the largest unknown mass-killings of the 20th century. In 1965-66, an estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 people were secretly killed when General Suharto began a bloody purge of suspected communists throughout Indonesia. For decades, the Indonesian g...
directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010, originally published 2010), 1 hour 27 mins
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99% Woman
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produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
In October, 1998, forty-five year old Benjy Nelson - former high school athlete and United States Air Force airman - had a sex-change operation. During his air force career, he began to dress as a woman - first at home, and then in public. For the last five years before his operation, Benjy dressed as a woman full...
produced by Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 51 mins
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211: Anna
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directed by Giovanna Massimetti, 1954- and Paolo Serbandini, fl. 2008-2009 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2009), 1 hour 30 mins
An examination of Russian journalist and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya's death while covering the Chechen conflict and President Vladimir Putin.
directed by Giovanna Massimetti, 1954- and Paolo Serbandini, fl. 2008-2009 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2009), 1 hour 30 mins
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1945: The Savage Peace
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directed by Peter Molloy, fl. 2015; produced by Peter Molloy, fl. 2015, Blakeway (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 58 mins
A powerful documentary revealing the appalling violence meted out to the defeated in 1945. Using rare and unseen archive film, 1945: The Savage Peace tells a harrowing story of vengeance against German civilians, which mirrored some of the worst cruelty of the Nazi occupiers during the years of war. It includes th...
directed by Peter Molloy, fl. 2015; produced by Peter Molloy, fl. 2015, Blakeway (United Kingdom: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 58 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 5, The Future Takes Shape
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directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
America was now the richest nation in the world; Britain was victorious, but bankrupt; the Soviet Union had been devastated but was ideologically strong and committed to the victory of its brand of communism. The cooperation of the war years and the hopes of its continuation faded and Europe faced years of extreme...
directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
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1968: A World in Revolt
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(Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour 3 mins
More than just a historical event, 1968 belongs to our global heritage and its heroes are equally 'global': they are French, American, German, Czech or British. This is a film on some of the protagonists of the 'year zero' of worldwide protest – their struggle and their fate. Daniel Cohn-Bendit, the icon of a m...
(Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour 3 mins
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1989: A Statesman Opens Up
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(Icarus Films, 2015), 59 mins
Forty-year-old academic economist Miklos Nemeth was more surprised than anyone when he was named Prime Minister of Hungary. It was 1989, and the Communist system was on the brink of collapse. Nemeth, an outsider with few friends in the Party, was charged with the seemingly impossible task of saving the country fro...
(Icarus Films, 2015), 59 mins
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The 44th President: In His Own Words
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produced by Patrick Rockecharlie, fl. 1996, Texas Crew Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
Comprised of two interviews with President Barack Obama conducted both before and after the 2016 Presidential election, The 44th President: In His Own Words is the President's first-hand account of his time in office--his successes, his failures, his unfinished business--and what he hopes will be his legacy. Inc...
produced by Patrick Rockecharlie, fl. 1996, Texas Crew Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
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Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History, Episode 2, Freedom
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directed by Naomi Austin, fl. 2005; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Naomi Austin, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 50 mins
The history of black people in Britain is frequently reduced to the story of recent black settlement. But that is not where this extraordinary cross-continental relationship begins. Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History re-tells the story of black people in the UK and – to do so – travels to the United State...
directed by Naomi Austin, fl. 2005; presented by David Olusoga, fl. 1999; produced by Naomi Austin, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Africa and Britain: A Forgotten History, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 50 mins
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