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Baghdad Blogger
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directed by Salam Pax (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
"I live in Baghdad. I am a blogger. A blog is an online diary." So begins this succinct report from Salam Pax, an Iraqi journalist attempting to keep the world informed about his beleaguered country. Pax regularly sends fifteen-minute video reports to the BBC. Filmed in Najaf, Baghdad, Karbala, and the south of Ir...
directed by Salam Pax (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
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The Battle for Peace - Shimon Peres
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produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
The Battle for Peace -- Shimon Peres follows up on the earlier film Peres -- The Road to Peace. Ever since the assassination of the late Prime Minister Rabin, Peres has been the leading spokesman for a negotiated peace. Despite his recent defeat, he continues to be an important presence on the Israeli political sc...
produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
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The Big Fix
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directed by Rebecca Harrell Tickell and Joshua Tickell; produced by Jason Mraz, Maggie Wachsberger, fl. 2012, Peter Fonda, 1940-2019 and Tim Robbins, 1958-, Green Planet Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 31 mins
On Earth Day, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig sank into the Gulf of Mexico, creating the worst oil spill in history. It was one of the largest man-made environmental catastrophes in American history.
directed by Rebecca Harrell Tickell and Joshua Tickell; produced by Jason Mraz, Maggie Wachsberger, fl. 2012, Peter Fonda, 1940-2019 and Tim Robbins, 1958-, Green Planet Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 31 mins
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Cambodia: The Betrayal
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produced by David Munro, 1942- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 8 mins
The world was horrified to learn of the holocaust which had taken place in Cambodia at the hands of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge. This film exposes the hypocrisy of the Western nations which continue to support Pol Pot, despite the atrocities of his regime. Not only has Pol Pot been allowed to occupy Cambodia's sea...
produced by David Munro, 1942- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 8 mins
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Children of War
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directed by Henrik Grunnet and Keld Kluwer; produced by Keld Kluwer and Henrik Grunnet (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 45 mins
Thousands of children have been kidnapped and used as soldiers by the Ugandan rebel army, the Lord Resistance Army. The children, many who are tortured, live a life of terror: girls as young as 12 are used as sex slaves, while the boys are forced to sometimes even kill family members. Once they have completed this...
directed by Henrik Grunnet and Keld Kluwer; produced by Keld Kluwer and Henrik Grunnet (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 45 mins
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China: One Child Policy
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produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 23 mins
In 1980, the Communist Government of China instituted a policy of one child per family as a means of curtailing population growth. Now, the success or failure of this highly controversial social experiment can be assessed. In this comprehensive report, correspondent John Taylor journeyed from the high rise flats o...
produced by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 23 mins
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El Chogui
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directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
Luis Miguel, a young peasant living in Oaxaca, had a dream. He wanted to lift his family out of poverty by becoming a champion Mexican boxer. He even invented a name for himself -- “El Chogui” (Little Bird). But when he determined that fame and fortune in the boxing ring was not a real possibility, he decided...
directed by Felix Zurita de Higes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 3 mins
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Choosing Exile
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directed by Marc Radomsky; produced by Marc Radomsky (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 56 mins
Filmmaker Marc Radomsky is third generation South African. His grandfather emigrated from Lithuania to escape pogroms. The family established their roots in Johannesburg and prospered. However Marc and his wife see that growing lawlessness and crime in post-Apartheid South Africa has driven the white community int...
directed by Marc Radomsky; produced by Marc Radomsky (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 56 mins
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Death on a Friendly Border
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directed by Rachel Antell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 5 mins
The border that runs between Tijuana and San Diego is the most heavily militarized border between "friendly" countries anywhere in the world. Since 1994 when the U.S. instituted Operation Gatekeeper, an average of one person a day has died crossing into the U.S. The policy has been condemned by the UN Commissioner...
directed by Rachel Antell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 5 mins
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The Double Life of Ernesto Gomez Gomez
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directed by Gary Weimberg; produced by Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 55 mins
Fifteen-year-old Ernesto Gomez finds his life squeezed between two identities, two families and three nations: the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico. This moving and informative documentary follows the teenage Ernesto as he goes on a journey of self-discovery, moving from Mexico to the USA to meet his Puerto Rican birt...
directed by Gary Weimberg; produced by Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 55 mins
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