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1.

Ask Not

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ASK NOT exposes the tangled political battles that led to DADT and examines the societal shifts that have occurred since its 1993 passage. Since the law's implementation, more than 12,000 personnel have been discharged including linguists and others whose skills are critical to military operations. Current and veteran gay soldiers reveal how the policy has affected them during their tours of duty as they struggle to maintain a double life, uncertain of whom they can trust. The film also explores how gay veterans and youth organizers are turning to activism to challenge DADT. More than 15 years after DADT was passed, scores of retired and active military officers support doing away with it. The film looks at the history of "don't ask, don't tell" and as attitudes change, examines its [...]
DVD
2008
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Africa, Search for Common Ground

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"This 8-part television series reveals Africa as seen by Africans. Each program explores conflicts across the continent, and how they are being resolved. With its uniquely African identity, flavour, and feel, viewers go behind the headlines. Each story is told by local people; the "players" in the conflict whose powerful narrative sheds new light on issues of concern to the entire continent. Each episode demonstrates that good storytelling does not have to glorify conflict for its own sake. That a search for agreement can be as dramatic as a soap opera. At the same time, the programs undermine the view that Africans are incapable of solving their own problems." -- Search for Common Ground website.
DVD
2002; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bomb It

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Global graffiti culture is where the love of art and ego clashes with law and order. This film explores the many manifestations of 'bombing' - the act of committing artistic crime with spraypaint.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Through a Child's Eyes

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This film follows seven different children who live in poverty in seven different countries--India, Egypt, USA (New York), Romania, Cambodia, Rwanda and Brazil--who share their experiences of life in poverty so articulately while retaining their joyous spirit of childhood.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Shape of Water

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Follows the efforts of women political activists in four developing countries (Brazil, India, Israel & Senegal) to effect positive change.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Der Weg Nach Mekka: Die Reise des Muhammad Asad

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"In the early 1920s Leopold Weiss, a Viennese Jew, alienated by the materialism and spiritual emptiness of the West, travelled to the Middle East, visiting Jerusalem, Egypt, the Transjordan and Saudi Arabia. After studying the Koran, he left his Jewish roots behind, converted to Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Asad. A road to Mecca traces his spiritual journey, from the Arabian desert to Ground Zero, visiting the places where Asad lived and travelled. Archival footage and photos and excerpts from Asad's writings are blended with contemporary interviews with writers, historians, scholars, and his friends and associates, revealing Asad's legacy as a modern theological thinker." -- Icarus Films.
DVD
2010; 2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Monks & Heretics

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Explores the history of the medieval monks in Europe.
DVD
2008; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Tropical Rainforest

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Takes you on a 400 million year journey to illustrate the diversity and beauty of life in the forests. Featuring the birds and primates of the forest canopy and insects of the forest floor, this film also shows the adventures of researchers challenged to understand the forests even as they disappear. The film lets you experience the forest on its own terms, to better understand and appreciate the treasures of this environment.
DVD
1998; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)
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Two Ways to Town-Twinning

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This DVD concentrates on two town-twinning cases. One shows how local people of all ages and from all walks of life are involved in the twinning activities to discover each other's life and cultural heritage. The other demonstrates how local authorities share experiences, ideas and information.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Till the Bitter End

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Documentary on human rights violation of dalits and atrocities committed against them across India.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Jin Song You Yuan de Duo Yin: Distant Tower Bells

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"Pagodas were first built as places to memorialize and worship the Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. After Buddhism's spread to China, this traditional structure was combined with Chinese architecture to form a distinctive new kind of pagoda native to china. Shanxi Province has long been known as the "Land of Ancient Pagodas," and is still home to 485 ancient pagodas representing a wide spectrum of forms and styles. Pagodas at Buddhist temples and famous sacred mountains not only are beautiful parts of the landscape, they have played important roles in the popularization of Buddhism. Many of the pagodas in Shanxi feature shapes and functions unmatched in all of China" -- Container.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

While the Sentinel Sleeps

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Documentary on the prevelance of HIV/AIDS in border areas of Nagaland, India and efforts by Church organizations to help them out.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Gaudí, 1852-1926

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"Antonio Gaudí i Coronet was one of the most brilliant personalities living between the 19th and 20th centuries. A man with a great genius and spirit, a total artist, Gaudí has left the city of Barcelona with a wealth of creations such as Casa Vicens, Palau Güell, Casa Calvet, Parc Güell, Casa Batlló, Casa Milà, Sagrada Familia. These are some of the jewels that Producciones Philadelfia now brings to you, presenting the images in a dynamic style and accompanied by a select soundtrack and a personalized narration."--Container.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Jin Ri Changjiang San Jiao Zhou: One Day in the Yangtze Delta

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Located at the western coast of the Pacific Ocean and the south of the Yangtze River, the Yangtze Delta is composed of fifteen cities in China, including Suzhou, Hangzhou, and Shanghai. With neighboring areas, diverse cultures, mutually complementary economies, and close relationships among people, the region is descended from the Wu and Yue Culture. The street scenes and people's lives here reflect the unique customs and culture of the south of China. It is also a region with the densest population, fastest economic development, largest economic scale, and most potential for further development. This documentary represents the economic and social development in the region through the activities in one day of several characters living in Yangtze Delta -- Container.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Jin Song You Yuan de Duo Yin: Distant Tower Bells

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"Pagodas were first built as places to memorialize and worship the Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. After Buddhism's spread to China, this traditional structure was combined with Chinese architecture to form a distinctive new kind of pagoda native to china. Shanxi Province has long been known as the "Land of Ancient Pagodas," and is still home to 485 ancient pagodas representing a wide spectrum of forms and styles. Pagodas at Buddhist temples and famous sacred mountains not only are beautiful parts of the landscape, they have played important roles in the popularization of Buddhism. Many of the pagodas in Shanxi feature shapes and functions unmatched in all of China" -- Container.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Frontline World: Stories From a Small Planet, June 23, 2009

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As the digital television conversion makes tens of millions of analog TVs obsolete and Americans continue to trash old computers and cell phones at alarming rates, FRONTLINE/WORLD presents a global investigation into the dirty secret of the digital age -- the dumping of hundreds of millions of pounds of electronic waste around the world each year. Tracking "e-waste" to the slums of Ghana and the far-off provinces in China, producer/correspondent Peter Klein and his team of graduate journalism students fan out around the world to document the growing impact of this toxic trash on those who desperately scavenge it for precious metals. They also explore the potential threats to privacy, as criminal gangs attempt to harvest data from America's old computers and cell phones and exploit it [...]
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Secrets Behind Korea's Economic Success

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Features the economic success stories of Korea.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Homeland: Immigration in America

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A three part documentary series that looks at one of our nation's most divisive issues through the lens of the 2012 election. Each of the three Homeland episodes revolves around core themes focusing both on the fine line separating success and failure for immigrants and refugees in America, and the fierce debate about whether legal and illegal immigrants and refugees threaten the American way of life.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Say My Name

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"In many countries minority groups face discrimination, and negative stereotypes divide national and local communities. Say My Name documents the work of MRG's Street Theatre programme in addressing these issues, following professional and minority actors as they work together to combat discrimination and racism in four countries. In Kenya, Rwanda, Botswana and the Dominican Republic, we see how street theatre is used to educate and inspire communities with performances in public spaces. Featuring interviews with actors, directors, and audience members, and footage of performances from across the globe, Say My Name charts how Street Theatre works with minority and majority groups to unite communities against prejudice"-- http://www.minorityvoices.org/news.php/en/1341/mrg-documentary- [...]
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Throw Down Your Heart

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"'Throw down your heart' follows American banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck on his journey to Africa to explore the little known African roots of the banjo and record an album. Béla's boundary-breaking musical adventure takes him to Uganda, Tanzania, The Gambia, and Mali, and provides a glimpse of the beauty and complexity of Africa. Using his banjo, Béla transcends barriers of language and culture, finding common ground and forging connections with musicians from very different backgrounds"--Container.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)