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1.

Walls

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The world is increasingly divided by walls, physically separating the human beings living on either side of them. Brilliant editing connects people living and working on both sides of the controversial barriers between Mexico and the U.S., Spain and Morocco, Israel and Palestine and South Africa and Zimbabwe. This cinematic investigation explores the building and maintenance of these WALLS as a growing global phenomenon.
Online
2015
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Arabic Movie

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So many Israelis still wax nostalgic about that old Friday afternoon ritual, back in the times when television had just one channel. Everyone would watch the Arab movie of the week, but did anybody ever wonder how Israel's official TV station was able to transcend hostile boundaries to obtain these films, and why it insisted on showing movies made by "the enemy"? The Arabic-language movie from Egypt let some of us escape back to our original homeland, and let others peek out from our "villa in the jungle" and catch a glimpse of our neighbors across the border. But most of us didn't really want to see the people whose culture, anguish, and aspirations were reflected on our screens. "Arab Movie" brings us the stars and the songs, the convoluted plots, and that fleeting moment when we s [...]
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echos From the Mellah

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Moroccan-born Muslim filmmaker Kamal Hachkar explores the 2000-year-old mellah (Jewish quarter) in his family's village of Tinghir, Morocco, and follows the trail of the town's once substantial Jewish population to its emigres and descendants in Israel. In the film, he weaves back and forth between his city's old Jewish quarter and Israel, where he meets Sephardic Jews who still hold tight to their Moroccan identity. Presents the true story of a long-term collaboration between Jews and Muslims that eventually fell apart. As Hachkar tries to understand exactly what happened, he simultaneously seeks a better way forward.
DVD
2014; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Loin des Hommes =: Far From Men

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In 1954, Daru, a reclusive ex-soldier, is thrown into the woes of rebellion when he's ordered to escort a villager accused of murder to prison during the Algerian War. As their journey leads them through a deadly fire-fight between settlers and rebels, the two men on opposite sides of the conflict must join forces to survive.
DVD
2015; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Detroit Unleaded

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A fresh take on boy-meets-girl comedy set in Detroit. Sami (E.J. Assi) runs his immigrant family's gas station with his cousin Mike (Mike Batayeh, "Breaking Bad"), a charismatic hustler with dreams of expanding into an unleaded empire. More than just a pit stop for late-night gas and rolling papers, their station is where a steady stream of unforgettable and often hilarious customers flow through. When a gorgeous "up-do girl" named Najlah (Nada Shouhayib) comes to deliver cheap long-distance phone cards, Sami quickly falls for her from behind the bulletproof glass. Afraid her overprotective brother Fadi (Steven Soro) will disapprove, Najlah begins an under-the-counter romance with Sami, making his shift anything but routine. ​​Made and cast in Detroit, the film stars first-time featu [...]
Online
2012
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Dalya's Other Country

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"Dayla, a 12-year-old girl, and her mother leave war-torn Aleppo to make a new life in Los Angeles, where Dayla creates a new identity for herself as an American."--Wikipedia.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Le Cinéma Algérien En Liberté

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21 short films (without dialogue), shot by Ahmed Zir between 1979 and 2011 in Algeria.
DVD
2012; 1979
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Disruptive Film Vol. 1: Everyday Resistance to Power

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With this collection, curators Ernest Larson and Sherry Millner have successfully established a new history of film as political resistance. Vol. 1 is made up of four distinct programs with 26 short-form experimental non-fiction films. These radical global narratives span from 1914 up to the early 21st century and truly represent the diversity in approaches to documentary filmmaking. The collection has been put together for both political and educational purposes, to offer film and media makers and scholars a chance to review unaccountably under-appreciated works of film, video, animation--from France to Chiapas, from Serbia to China, to Nigeria--works that propose various strategies of resistance to power.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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In Jackson Heights

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"Frederick Wiseman's 40th documentary IN JACKSON HEIGHTS is about the racially and ethnically diverse neighborhood of Jackson Heights in Queens, New York. The subject of the film is the daily life of the people in this community--their businesses, community centers, religions, and political, cultural and social lives--and the conflict between maintaining ties to traditions of the countries of origin and the need to learn and adapt to American ways and values."--
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Unmosqued

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"UnMosqued is a documentary film which aims to highlight the growing need for reform in many of the mosques found in America. The purpose of the documentary is to engage a group of people who have been disconnected from their local mosque and explore the various reasons that have led to this sentiment." -- UnMosqued website viewed June 13, 2017.
DVD
 
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Cameraperson

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A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home with the director: Kirsten Johnson weaves these scenes and others into her film, a tapestry of footage captured over her twenty-five-year career as a documentary cinematographer.
DVD
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Detroit Unleaded

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"Sami runs his immigrant family's gas station with his cousin Mike, a charismatic hustler with dreams of expanding into an unleaded empire. More than just a pit stop for late-night gas an drolling papers, their station is where a steady stream of unforgettable and often hilarious cumstomers flow through. When a gorgeous "up-do girl" Najlah comes to deliver cheap long-distance phone cards, Sami quickly falls for her from behind the bulletproof glass. Afraid her overprotective brother Fadi will disapprove, Najlah begins an under-the-counter romance with Sami, making his shift anyting but routine."--Container.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

ʻAravim Roḳdim =: Dancing Arabs

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Gifted Eyad, a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan, a boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother, Edna.
DVD
2015
Clemons (CHECKED OUT)
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City of Life

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"A privileged young man at odds with his cultural identity and his less fortunate street smart friend, a disillusioned Indian taxi driver who bears an uncanny resemblance to a famous Bollywood star, and a former Romanian ballet dancer now working as a flight attendant and searching for love and companionship. All these individuals live in Dubai and their lives are about to collide for the better or for worse in a city where ambition, growth, and dreams can still manifest"--Container.
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Salam Neighbor

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Seven miles from war, 85,000 Syrians struggle to restart their lives inside Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp. For the first time in history, two filmmakers fully embed themselves in the camp, providing an intimate look at the world's most dire humanitarian crisis. From meeting Um Ali, a woman struggling to overcome personal loss and cultural barriers, to the street smart, 10-year-old Raouf, whose trauma hides just beneath his ever present smile, Zach and Chris uncover inspiring stories of individuals rallying, against all odds, to rebuild their lives and those of their neighbors.
DVD
2016; 2015
Clemons (Stacks)
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14 Kilómetros

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Violeta, a teen who lives in a riverside village in Mali, has only an arranged marriage with a lascivious old man to look forward to and decides to run off to a faraway place. Meanwhile, in neighboring Niger, mechanic Buba is a skilled soccer player; his brother, Mukela suggests he should try his skills in Europe, where 'nobody dies of hunger.' Violeta meets the two boys when they're all loaded on a large truck, with many others, in central Niger. The route is across the pitiless expanse of the Tenere desert toward Morocco, via Algeria. They're dropped off in the desert a four-hour walk from Tamanrasset, in southern Algeria, but end up going round in circles as the horrors begin to mount.; "14 kilómetros es la distancia que separa África de Europa ... Es la barrera que separa los sue [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

The Cut

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It follows the journey of one father's search through the Ottoman Empire for his two daughters after they are separated during the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Forced from his home in Mardin, Nazareth gets word that his daughters may still be alive and he travels the globe in search for them. Over the years, his odyssey takes him from the Mesopotamian deserts to Havana and finally to the barren prairies of North Dakota.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Né Quelque Part =: Homeland

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Twenty-six-year-old French law student Farid has to go to Algeria to try and save his father's house from demolition. He discovers a country where he has never set foot and is gradually won over by a gallery of extraordinary characters whose humor and straightforwardness go straight to his heart. Among them is his cousin, a quick-witted wheeler-dealer who dreams of making it to France.
DVD
2013; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Tip Top

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Tale of two female detectives investigating murder and police corruption in a sleepy French town.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Grigris

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"Despite a paralyzed leg, Grigris, 25 year old, dreams of being a dancer. A challenge. But his dreams are dashed when his uncle falls critically ill. To save him, Grigris resolves to work for petrol traffickers." -- IMDb.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)