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Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai

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Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights, and defend democracy--a movement for which this charismatic woman became an iconic inspiration.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Protection: Men and Condoms in the Time of HIV and AIDS

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A film about men and condoms in the time of HIV and AIDS; a resource to stir discussion about the significance of condoms in your ongoing HIV-prevention initiatives.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pushing the Elephant

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"Pushing the Elephant tells the extraordinary story of a mother and daughter reunited after a decade separated by civil war. In the late 1990s, Rose Mapendo lost everything to the violence that engulfed the Democratic Republic of Congo. She emerged from the suffering advocating peace and reconciliation. But after helping numerous victims to rebuild their lives, there is one person Rose must still teach to forgive - her daughter Nangabire."--IMDb.com.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Last Survivor: Four Tragedies, Four Journeys, One Purpose

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A documentary that explores the idea of genocide in the 21st century. Follows the lives of survivors of four different genocides (The Holocaust, Rwanda, Darfur, and Congo). Presents the stories of survivors and their struggle to make sense of tragedy by working to educate, motivate and inspire a civic response to mass atrocity crimes.
DVD
2011
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A Place Without People

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"A film about how the local population of Tanzania has been evicted to make way for the creation of the world?s most famous nature reserves. Set in the famous Serengeti and the Ngorongoro crater, the film explores how the parks came to be and how western perceptions about nature radically altered both the East African landscape and society. The film focuses on the people who "shouldn't be there", not only because their voices are rarely heard but also because they are still being antagonised and excluded, while the tourist industry is rapidly depleting the area's natural resources." -- Fest21 website.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Africa Rising: The Grassroots Movement to End Female Genital Mutilation

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Depicts the efforts of African political activists to end the practice of female genital mutilation in Africa.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Good Fortune

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UN Habitat promises better housing to residents of the Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Meanwhile in the Kenyan countryside, Dominion Farms, a private U.S. company, hopes to elevate the local standard of living by converting pastures and farmland into rice fields. By taking their camera directly to the communities affected by these two ambitious development projects, the filmmakers discover what these do-gooder institutions can't seem to, why their presence is unwelcome by the very people they are trying to help.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Greatest Silence: Rape in Congo

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Since 1998 a brutal war has ravaged the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing over 4 million people and resulting in many tens of thousands of women and girls being systematically kidnapped, raped, mutilated and tortured by soldiers from both foreign militias and the Congolese army. Until now, their stories have never been told to the world.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Darwin's Nightmare

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Documentary film that exposes the poverty and misery of the people living on the shores on Lake Victoria in Tanzania who are dependent upon fishing the Nile perch from the lake for their meager earnings. The fish are exported by air to Europe to be sold cheaply and the planes that arrive to transport the fish at first seem to arrive empty, but turn out to carry weapons to Africa and fish away.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lost Boys of Sudan

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Follows two teenage South Sudanese boys, orphaned by their war torn country, who left one life behind and traveled to the United States looking for a safer environment and learning to cope with the unfamiliar complexities of contemporary American society.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Nirgendwo in Afrika =: Nowhere in Africa

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Critically acclaimed, this is the award winning true tale of a Jewish family who flee the Nazi regime in 1938 and learns to cope with their new life, and each other, on a remote farm in Kenya.
DVD
2003; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)