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A Lot Like You

2012, DVD, 80 min.; 53 min. educational version also available
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 2305 SE Yamhill Street, Suite 101, Portland OR 97214; 503-232-5345
Produced by Pete Droger and Thomas Kenney

Highly Recommended

Subjects: African American Culture, Africa, Civil Rights, Economics, Education, Domestic Violence, Films, Health Sciences, International Studies, Interpersonal Communication, Multiculturalism, Political Science, Race Relations, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Women’s Rights
Date Entered:09/05/13


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After Kony – Staging Hope

2011, DVD , 99 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Melissa Fitzgerald and Katy S. Fox

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: AIDS/HIV, Africa, Human Rights, Ethics, Films, International Relations, International Crimes, Sexual Child Abuse, Storytelling, Theatre, War Crimes
Date Entered:09/05/13


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After Lucia (Después de Lucia)

2012, DVD , color, 102 min.
Distributed by Pragda, 302 Bedford Ave., #136, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Produced by Marco Polo Constandse and Michel Franco

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Sociology, Women, Storytelling
Date Entered:06/03/14


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And Then They Came For Us

2017, Streaming, 50 mins
Distributed by Good Docs
Produced by Abby Ginzberg

Highly Recommended

Subjects: American Studies; Asian American Studies; Ethics; Film Studies; Journalism; Law; Media Studies; Photography; Political Science; Social Sciences; Sociology
Date Entered:11/19/19


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Anne Braden Southern Patriot

2012, DVD, color, 77 min.
Distributed by California Newsreel, Order Dept., PO Box 2284, South Burlington, VT 05407; 877-811-7495 (toll free)
Produced by Anne Lewis and Mimi Pickering

Recommended

Subjects: African American Studies, American Studies, Film Studies, Gay and Lesbian Studies, History, Human Rights, Law, Philosophy, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology
Date Entered:01/22/13


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Bellatrix: The Awakening of Feminism

2019, Streaming, 52 mins
Distributed by epf media, 324 S. Beverly Drive, PMB 437, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310-839-1500
Produced by L.S. Costanzi and Amanda Gatti

Recommended with Reservations

Subjects: Feminism; Gender Identity; Mass Media; Political Science
Date Entered:03/26/21


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Black Bread

2011, DVD , color, 108 min.
Distributed by Pragda, 302 Bedford Ave., #136, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Directed by Agusti Villaronga

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Adolescence, Sociology, Women’s Studies, Storytelling, Film Studies, European Studies, Spanish Studies, Violence, War, Ethics, Philosophy, Economics
Date Entered:07/18/14


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Children of Memory

2012, DVD , color, 64 min.
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 115 W. 29th Street, Suite 1200,New York, NY, 10001; 212-925-0606
Produced by Kathryn Smith Pyle & Maria Teresa Rodriguez

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Adoption, Central American Studies, Children, Ethics, History, International Relations, Latin American Studies, Law, Political Science, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:08/01/13


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Crime After Crime

2011, DVD , color, 93 min.
Distributed by Ro*co Films International, llc, 80 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 5, Sausolito, CA 94965; 415-332-6471
Produced by Life Sentence Films LLC

Highly Recommended

Subjects: American Studies, African American Studies, Crime, Criminal Justice, Domestic Violence, Gender Studies, Law, Media Studies, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, Urban Studies, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:12/07/11


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Cut

2003, VHS, color, 9 min.
Distributed by Fanlight Productions, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by the Department of Communications, Stanford University

Recommended

Subjects: Psychology, Health Sciences
Date Entered:06/18/04


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Daguerrotypes

1976, DVD, color, 80 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Ciné Tamaris, Institut National de l'Audiovisuel (INA), Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)

Recommended

Subjects: European Studies, Film Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:08/26/11


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Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

2012, DVD, color, 89 min.
Distributed by Kino Lorber Edu, 333 West 39 St, Suite 503, New York, NY 10018; 212-629-6880
Produced by Molly Bernstein & Alan Edelstein, Alicia Sams, Philip Dolin, Cathy Greenwold, Terry Gross, Mark Singer, Peter Block, Ronald Guttman

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Drama, Film Studies, Humor, Philosophy, Popular Culture, Psychology, Storytelling, Theater
Date Entered:07/11/13


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Drunks

1997, DVD, color, 86 min.
Distributed by New Day Films, 190 Route 17M, P.O. Box 1084, Harriman, NY 10926; 888-367-9154 or 845-774-7051
Produced by Peter Cohn, Ilene Landress, Gary Lennon

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Drama, Film Studies, Theater, Urban Studies
Date Entered:08/14/13


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Futurist Life Redux

2011, DVD, color, 45 min.
Distributed by Microcinema International/Microcinema DVD, 2169 Folsom Street, Suite M101, San Francisco, CA 94110; 415-447-9750
Produced by Portland Green Cultural Projects, SFMoma, Performa

Recommended

Subjects: Art, Art History, Film Studies, Media Studies
Date Entered:03/14/12


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Grab and Run

2017, Streaming, 85 mins
Distributed by epf media, 324 S. Beverly Drive, PMB 437, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310-839-1500
Produced by Roser Corella

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Area Studies, Marriage, Women’s Rights
Date Entered:05/29/20


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Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

2019, Streaming, 83 mins
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Ashlee Blackwell and Danielle Burrows

Highly Recommended

Subjects: African American Culture; Documentaries; Film History; Film Theory; History
Date Entered:08/21/20


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Hot Coffee

2011, DVD, color, 86 min.
Distributed by Docurama Films, New Video Group, 902 Broadway FL 9, New York, NY 10010; (212) 206-8600
Produced by Carly Hugo, Sheila Nevins, Alan Oxman

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Ethics, Journalism, Law, Media Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology
Date Entered:03/14/12


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I Killed My Mother

2009, DVD, 96 min.
Distributed by Kino Lorber Edu, 333 West 39 St, Suite 503, New York, NY 10018; 212-629-6880
Produced by Xavier Dolan, Carole Mondello and Daniel Morin

Recommended

Subjects: Films, Homosexuality, Psychology, Sexuality
Date Entered:09/05/13


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Ingrid

2019, Streaming, 51 mins
Distributed by Grasshopper Film, 12 East 32nd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Produced by Morrisa Maltz

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Agriculture; Anthropology; Documentaries; Feminism; Growth and Development; Philosophy; Women’s Studies
Date Entered:01/04/21


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Jasad & The Queen of Contradictions

2011, DVD , color, 40 min.
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 115 W. 29th Street, Suite 1200,New York, NY, 10001; 212-925-0606
Produced by Amanda Homsi-Ottosson, Alan Habeeb

Recommended

Subjects: Ethics, Gender Studies, Human Rights, Journalism, Language, Media Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Multicultural Studies, Photography, Poetry, Political Science, Popular Culture, Religious Studies, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:07/11/13


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Jealous of the Birds

2011, DVD , color, 78 min.
Distributed by Seventh Art Releasing, 1614 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323-845-1455
Produced by Jordon Bahat

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Ethics, Jewish Holocaust, Human Rights, International Relations, Law, Europe, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, World War II, History, Storytelling
Date Entered:03/14/14


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Kumu Hina

2014, DVD , color, 77 min.
Distributed by Kumu Hina
Produced by Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, & Connie M. Florez

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Culture, Diversity, Gender Identity, Indigenous Peoples, Multiculturalism, Native Americans, Native Peoples, Transgenderism
Date Entered:04/07/15


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Life 2.0

2010, DVD, color, 99 min.
Distributed by Ro*co Films International, llc, 80 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 5, Sausolito, CA 94965; 415-332-6471
Produced by Andrew Lauren Productions (ALP), PalmStar Entertainment, Edgeworx Studios

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Economics, Gaming, Law, Media Studies, Psychology, Social Sciences
Date Entered:12/07/11


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Little by Little

1969, DVD , color, 92 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Pierre Braunberger

Recommended

Subjects: African Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Ethnography, European Studies, International Studies, Film Studies, Race Relations, Sociology
Date Entered:09/11/13


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Loving Each Other in the Shadows

2001, DVD, color, 47 min.
Distributed by Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-9277
Produced by CAIB and CEFREC

Not Recommended

Subjects: Latin America, Storytelling
Date Entered:03/14/14


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Masquerades

2008, DVD, color, 92 min.
Distributed by Global Film Initiative, 145 Ninth St., #105, San Francisco, CA 94103
Produced by Dharamsala, Laïth Média and Arte France Cinéma

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Film Studies, Gender Studies, Language, Middle Eastern Studies, Popular Culture, Postcolonialism, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:12/07/11


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Milestones : Ice

Milestones 1975; Ice 1969, DVD, color and b&w; Milestones 199 min.; Ice 128 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Milestones produced by Barbara Stone and David C. Stone; Ice produced by David C. Stone

Not Recommended

Subjects: American Studies, Film Studies, Urban Studies
Date Entered:03/14/12


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Nelson Mandela: One Man

2009, DVD , color, 60 min.
Distributed by Janson Media, 88 Semmons Road, Harrington Park, NJ 07640; 201-784-8488
Produced by Worldwide Entertainment

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Africa, Civil Rights, Economics, Education, Films, Human Rights, Interpersonal Relations, Law, Political Science, Postcolonialism, Race Relations, Storytelling
Date Entered:01/10/14


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Olivia

1951, Streaming, 96 mins
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Jacqueline Audry and Jean Paris

Recommended

Subjects: Drama; Feminism; Film Novelizations; Film Studies; French Studies; Homosexuality; Narrative Films; Women’s Studies
Date Entered:01/07/20


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One Day After Peace

2012, DVD, color, 86 min.
Distributed by Docs for Education, 10a Holland St., Afulla, Israel 18371; fax: 972-3-5291726
Produced by Steven Markovitz, Miri Laufer and Erez Laufer

Highly Recommended

Subjects: African Studies, Crime, Criminal Justice, Ethics, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Human Rights, International Relations, Jewish Studies, Law, Middle Eastern Studies, Multicultural Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Postcolonialism, Sociology
Date Entered:01/11/13


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Our Hospitality

1923; re-release 2011, DVD, b&w, 75 min.
Distributed by Kino Lorber Edu, 333 West 39 St, Suite 503, New York, NY 10018; 212-629-6880
Produced by Joseph M. Schenck

Recommended

Subjects: Film Studies, History, Storytelling, Theater
Date Entered:08/26/11


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Payback

2012, DVD, color, 86 min.
Distributed by Zeitgeist Films, 247 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013; 212-274-1989
Produced by Ravida Din

Recommended

Subjects: American Studies, Criminal Justice, Economics, Ethics, Law, Multicultural Studies, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Sociology
Date Entered:10/11/12


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Personhood: Policing Pregnant Women in America

2019, Streaming, 80 mins
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 1315 SE 20th Ave. #3, Portland OR 97214; 971-236-2056
Produced by Rosalie Miller

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Criminal Justice; Law; Women’s Health; Women’s Studies
Date Entered:04/09/21


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Prosecutor

2011, DVD, color, 94 min. with an alternate 52 min. version
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by White Pine Pictures in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada

Highly Recommended

Subjects: African Studies, American Studies, Crime, Criminal Justice, Ethics, European Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Human Rights, Journalism, Law, Military Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Post-colonialism
Date Entered:03/14/12


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Recovering Paradise (Recuperando el paraíso)

2017, Streaming, 72 mins
Distributed by epf media, 324 S. Beverly Drive, PMB 437, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 310-839-1500
Produced by José Arteaga and Rafael Camacho

Recommended

Subjects: Documentaries; Journalism; Native Peoples
Date Entered:04/14/20


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Risking Light

2018, Streaming, 87 mins
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 1315 SE 20th Ave. #3, Portland OR 97214; 971-236-2056
Produced by Miranda Wilson

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Documentaries, Ethics, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies
Date Entered:05/21/20


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Soul of Sand

2010, DVD, color, 98 min.
Distributed by Global Film Initiative, 145 Ninth St., #105, San Francisco, CA 94103
Produced by Aruna Vasudev, Sidharth Srinivasan, and Divya Bhardwaj

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Cultural Studies, Ethics, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Human Rights, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Sociology, Storytelling, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:01/22/13


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The Kingdom of Survival

2011, DVD, color, 92 min.
Distributed by Seventh Art Releasing, 1614 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046; 323-845-1455
Produced by Slowboat Films

Recommended

Subjects: American Studies, Economics, Education, Labor Relations, Philosophy, Political Science, Social Sciences, Sociology, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:12/07/11


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The Last Blockbuster

2020, Streaming, 88 mins
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Zeke Kamm

Not Recommended

Subjects: Documentaries; Popular Culture
Date Entered:04/09/21


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The Light Thief

2010, DVD, color, 80 min.
Distributed by Global Film Initiative, 145 Ninth St., #105, San Francisco, CA 94103
Produced by Altynai Koichumanova, Cedomir Kolar, Thanassis Karathanos, Marc Baschet, Karl Baumgartner and Denis Vaslin

Recommended

Subjects: Asian Studies, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Philosophy, Sociology, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:01/22/13


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The Loving Story

2011, DVD , color and b&w, 45 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Augusta Films, LLC – Elisabeth Haviland James

Highly Recommended

Subjects: African American Studies, American Studies, History, Human Rights, Law, Media Studies, Political Science, Women’s Studies
Date Entered:05/24/12


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The Meeting in St. Gervais

2010, DVD, color, 44 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Producer n/a

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Communication, European Studies, Film Studies, History, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Humor, Law, Linguistics, Media Studies, Philosophy, Storytelling
Date Entered:03/14/12


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The Tenants

2009, DVD, color, 103 min.
Distributed by Global Film Initiative, 145 Ninth St., #105, San Francisco, CA 94103
Produced by Sèrgio Bianchi

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Crime, Economics, Ethics, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Latin American Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences, Urban Studies, Violence
Date Entered:10/11/12


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The Whistleblower of My Lai

2018, Streaming, 65 mins
Distributed by Clarity Films, 2600 Tenth Street, Suite 412, Berkeley, CA 94710; 510-841-3469
Produced by Sage Brucia and Connie Field

Recommended with Reservations

Subjects: International Crimes; Music; Performance Studies; Vietnam War
Date Entered:08/05/20


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Triumph of the Wall

2012, DVD , color, 102 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Frederic Bohbot and Bill Stone

Recommended

Subjects: Architecture, Art, Documentaries, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Storytelling, Film Studies
Date Entered:07/18/14


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Unspoken: Asian Americans on Coming Out to Immigrant Parents

2017, Streaming, 7 mins
Distributed by Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Avenue, Suite 550, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-9277
Produced by Third World Newsreel Workshop

Recommended with Reservations

Subjects: Asian American Studies; Gender Identity; Homosexuality
Date Entered:08/21/20


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We Are Not Ghosts

2011, DVD, color, 52 min.
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by Mark Dworkin, Melissa Young

Not Recommended

Subjects: African American Studies, Agriculture, Area Studies, Economics, Education Studies, Environmental, Social Sciences, Urban Studies
Date Entered:10/11/12


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What If…?

2007, DVD , color, 78 min.
Distributed by First Run Features, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 1213, New York, NY 10036; 212-243-0600
Produced by Carole Scotta, Caroline Benjo, Simon Arnal, Barbara Letellier

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Sociology, Storytelling, Film, France
Date Entered:03/31/14