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1.

Impact of Tourism: Thailand

This program looks at two sides of tourism in Thailand: the ecotourism that is so popular and its effects on the people, flora, and fauna of Thailand. It also discusses issues relating to sex tourism in Thailand.
Online
2017; 2003
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Thailand's Remote Lifesavers

Nearly half the world's population lives in rural areas, but only a quarter of the world's doctors serve them. This film reveals Thailand's ambitious program to provide health care to its 34 million rural citizens. In exchange for the government paying their tuition fees, young Thai doctors spend their first three years as a doctors working for the State-wherever they are needed. Follow a handful of young doctors sent to work in the Tak province, 400 kilometers from Bangkok. From infectious diseases to chronic illness, they have to adapt with a confidence beyond their years. When an ill pregnant woman arrives at the most remote hospital in the region, find out whether the newly graduated doctors have what it takes to save her and her unborn child.
Online
2016; 2015
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Supermarket Slave Trail

Prawns may be cheap to buy, but the human cost of their production is unimaginable. This shocking expose from Guardian Films reveals the invisible slavery propping up Thailand's multi-billion dollar industry.
Online
2016; 2014
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Bangkok, Thailand [electronic resource]: A Place of Refuge for Burmese Mon People

Brother John Beeching is a Maryknoll missioner from Victoria, B.C. who meets Ti Sa, a Buddhist monk in exile from Burma, while teaching English in Bangkok. They find that despite differences of culture, religion and language, they share a common spiritual call in serving the Mon, an ethnic people forced to flee their homeland by the Burmese army. John feels their brotherhood and sisterhood brings him closer to God. This film demonstrates a story of friendship between two men in Thailand, a country foreign to both of them.
Online
2015; 2000
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The Railway Man

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Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Families of Thailand: Families of the World

This program takes us to Bangkok to follow 10 year old Rakkiaet and his family, who live, work and shop on a canal. We also visit 7-year-old Akeem in a community of Sea Gypsies on Thailand's southern coast.
Online
2014; 2009
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Reef Life of the Andaman [electronic resource]: Marine Species of Thailand and Burma

From the coral reefs and submarine pinnacles of Thailand's Similan Islands, Phuket, Phi Phi Island, and Hin Daeng, to Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago and Burma Banks, this stunning documentary brings viewers on a virtual scuba diving tour of the Andaman Sea's variety of oceanic life. Seldom is the aquatic ecosystem as diverse as it is here. The underwater travelogue describes more than 200 different forms of marine life, including dozens of tropical fish species, sharks, rays, crustaceans, octopi, turtles, sea snakes, corals, and much more. A valuable resource for marine biology students studying up on species identification, or for anyone interested in life beneath the sea.
Online
2012
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Combating Hardship in Rural Thailand [electronic resource]

From Thailand, NewsHour special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on one social entrepreneur's efforts to combat hardships and instill a new way of thinking in the rural regions of this relatively prosperous Asian country.
Online
2012
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Thailand [electronic resource]: On the Move

In Thailand, the city calls as people leave their villages, and sometimes their children, carrying hope for a better life. In this episode travelers tell their stories as they ride on the dense railway network that connects the country with Bangkok, the destination for millions of newcomers. A Buddhist monk speaks of those that travel as having wings, while non-travelers have tails.
Online
2012
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The Hangover: Part II

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Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry.
DVD
2011
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The Big Picture: Thailand

Thailand has a tradition of freedom, which the United States is trying to preserve through military assistance and broadening avenues of public health, transportation, and communications. In this class episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture series, the country we once knew as Siam is examined with the help of footage from the National Archives and Records Administration.
Online
2011; 2008
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The Last Elephants in Thailand [electronic resource]

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This documentary, produced by Donald Tayloe, is about endangered elephants in Thailand.
Online
2009
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Spirit Women [electronic resource]: Thailand

High in the mountains of northern Thailand, Meeh Neh and her fellow spirit women of the Akha hill tribe struggle to preserve their religion and culture. The Thai government, allied with missionaries of the Chinese Baptist Church, is determined to move the Akha out of their ancestral homes into the valley below-thereby separating them from their old ways, including their traditional faith. This means spiritual death for the tribe. As their link with the past dwindles, many Akha are reduced to begging and prostitution.
Online
2009
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Trading Women

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"Narrated by Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie, the documentary investigates the trade in minority girls and women from the hill tribes of Burma, Laos and China, into the Thai sex industry. Filmed on location in China, Thailand and Burma, Trading Women follows the trade of women in all its complexity, entering the worlds of brothel owners, trafficked girls, voluntary sex-workers, corrupt police and anxious politicians. The film also explores the international community's response to the issue"--www.der.org (viewed May 7, 2007).
DVD
2007; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Wild at Heart [electronic resource]: The Plight of Elephants in Thailand

Elephants in Thailand have traditionally been captured in the wild and trained to work in the logging industry. However, with Thailand's ban on logging in 1989, elephants and their keepers lost a crucial source of employment and means of survival. In addition, loss of habitat is further challenging the survival of elephants. This science bulleting travels to northern Thailand to take a look at a project that may be able to help: an experiment in which elephants are returned to the forest to see whether they can form new family groups and survive on their own in the wild.
Online
2007
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Little Britain: Abroad

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Lou and Andy are on their way to Disneyland. Trash-talking delinquent Vicky Pollard is being held in a Thai jail on drug smuggling charges and must rely on her mum for help. The British Prime Minister is in Washington, with Sebastian in tow, to buttress his very special relationship with the U.S. President. Carol 'computer says no' Beer has taken a job as a holiday rep in Spain. Marjorie Dawes visits a Fat Fighters group in the States to learn how they do things across the pond.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tsunami: The Aftermath

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In December 2004, a tsunami ravaged the coast of Thailand, and several hundred thousand people lost their lives. This fictional drama, based on interviews and research, tells the stories of some of the survivors.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Thailand [electronic resource]

Adventure traveler Gordon Sivell journeys through northern Thailand along the border of Myanmar and spends time exploring the Karen villages where longneck women live deep in the mountain ranges. After that, he moves south to the sexually-charged city of Pattaya, before touring the tropical island of Ko Lanta in Krabi province for some elephant trekking and a lesson in Thai cooking.
Online
2006
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Anna and the King of Siam

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This drama about an unconventional Asian king and the British woman he hires to run a school for his wives and many children is based on the real-life memoirs of Anna Leonowens and her experiences in Siam. This is the story of the "exasperating" Anna (Irene Dunne) caught in the excesses of the royal court of King Mongkut of Siam (Rex Harrison). His heart is torn between tradition and the wish to be scientifically modern. Her heart is deeply affected by the exuberant king and his exotic children.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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To End All Wars

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Based on actual events that happened during World War II when 61,000 Allied POWs were forced by the Japanese to build the Thailand-Burma Railway - better known to the soldiers as the "Railway of Death". This is the story of a Scottish regiment forced to help construct the infamous railway and how they had to fight to survive and ultimately forgive their brutal captors.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)