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33 Reviews

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Adios Amor

2018, Streaming, 59 mins
Distributed by Good Docs
Produced by Laurie Coyle and Jane Greenberg

Recommended

Subjects: Activism; Labor Movement; Latin Americans
Date Entered:02/04/21


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Admissions : Student Stories from Undocumented America

2012, DVD , color, 50 min.

Produced by Chloe Smolarski and Tasha Darbes

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Immigration, Multicultural Studies, American Studies, Latin American Studies, Asian American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Eductation, Law, Human Rights, Criminal Justice
Date Entered:04/24/13


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Armadillo

2010, DVD, color, 100 mins.
Distributed by Kino Lorber Edu, 333 West 39 St, Suite 503, New York, NY 10018; 212-629-6880
Produced by Sara Stockmann, Ronnie Fridthjof

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Journalism, Military Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Human Rights, Ethics, International Relations, Area Studies
Date Entered:07/08/11


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Belly of the Beast

2020, Streaming, 81 mins
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 115 W. 29th Street, Suite 1200,New York, NY, 10001; 212-925-0606
Produced by Angela Tucker, Christen Marquez, and Nicole Docta

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Human Rights; Prison Reform; Reproductive Rights
Date Entered:11/04/21


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Code of the West

2012, DVD, color, 71 min.
Distributed by Racing Horse Productions
Produced by Francisco Bello

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Alternative Medicine, American Studies, Health Sciences, Law, Crime, Criminal Justice, Human Rights, Death and Dying
Date Entered:09/24/12


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Come & Take It

2019, Streaming, 25 mins
Distributed by Grasshopper Film, 12 East 32nd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Produced by Robert J. Barnhart and Julia Robertson

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Activism; Health; Weapons
Date Entered:06/23/21


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Dish: Women, Waitressing and the Art of Service

2010, DVD, color, 58 min.
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 462 Broadway, New York, NY 10013; 212-925-0606
Produced by Justine Pimlott, Maya Gallus

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Gender Studies, Women’s Studies, International Studies, Canadian Studies, Asian Studies, Hospitality
Date Entered:12/19/11


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Downstream to Kinshasa

2020, Streaming, 89 mins
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Dieudo Hamadi

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Disabilities; Human Rights; War
Date Entered:03/01/22


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Family Portrait in Black and White

2011, DVD, color, 85 min. and 52 min. versions
Distributed by Interfilm Productions Inc.,, 304-1515 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC V6G 3G6, Canada; 604-638-8920
Produced by Boris Ivanov

Recommended

Subjects: Adoption, Adolescence, Children, Child Development, Parenting, Area Studies, European Studies, Ethnic Studies, Social Work, African Studies
Date Entered:09/24/12


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Floored

2009, DVD, color and b&w, 77 mins ; 45 mins extra features
Distributed by Typecast Releasing, 3131 Western Ave., Suite 514, Seattle, WA 09121; 206-322-0882
Produced by James Allen Smith

Not Recommended

Subjects: Economics, Business, Careers, American Studies, Information Systems
Date Entered:02/11/11


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Grandma's Tattoos

2011, DVD, color and b&w, 58 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by PeA Holmquist

Recommended with reservations

Subjects: Armenian Genocide, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Studies, Area Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Biography, Women's Studies, Gender Studies
Date Entered:04/05/12


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Guest House

2018 , Streaming, 75 mins
Distributed by Good Docs
Produced by Hannah Dweck and Yael Luttwak

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Addiction; Mental Health Services; Prisoners
Date Entered:07/06/20


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Iraq, The Shadows of War

2010, DVDd, color, 25 min.
Distributed by CineFete, 1586 Fleury St. East, Suite 210, Montreal, Canada H2C 156; 800-858-2183
Produced by Guillaume Pérès, Jean-Luc Millan

Recommended with Reservations

Subjects: Middle Eastern Studies, Area Studies, Environmental Studies, International Relations, Transportation
Date Entered:05/20/11


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Little Brother

2010-2012, DVD, Total 42 mins (Chapter 1, 18 mins; Chapter 2, 17 mins; Chapter 3, 17 mins)
Distributed by Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-9277
Produced by Nicole Franklin and Jasmin Tiggett

Recommended

Subjects: Adolescents, Children African Americans, Gender Identity, Parenting, Education
Date Entered:11/22/13


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Loot

2008, DVD, color with some b&w, 85 min.
Distributed by Carnivalesque Films, 203.417.3136 or 347.282.6132
Produced by Darius Marder

Highly Recommended

Subjects: History, Travel, World War II, Area Studies, European Studies, Aging
Date Entered:11/12/10


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Los Lobos (The Wolves)

2019, Streaming, 95 mins
Distributed by Pragda, 302 Bedford Ave., #136, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Produced by Leticia Carrillo

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Children; Immigration; Labor
Date Entered:05/13/22


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Mr. Cao Goes to Washington

2012, DVD, color, 72 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 S. Leo Chiang

Highly Recommended

Subjects: American Studies, Asian American Studies, Ethics, Political Science, Religious Studies
Date Entered:01/11/13


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Presumed Guilty

2009, DVD, color, 88 min.
Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., 21st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 800-876-1710
Produced by Layda Negrete, Roberto Hernández, Martha Sosa, Yissel Ibarra

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Criminal Justice, Prisoners and Prisons, Human Rights, Area Studies, Latin American Studies
Date Entered:02/11/11


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Rip Off! Banks Exploiting Consumers

2007, DVDd, color, 55 min.
Distributed by Filmakers Library, 124 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016; 202-808-4980
Produced by Karney Hatch, John Stanford Anderson

Not Recommended

Subjects: Business, Economics, Finance, Banking, American Studies, Sociology
Date Entered:05/20/11


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Since I Been Down

2020, Streaming, 105 mins
Distributed by Passion River Films, 154 Mt. Bethel Rd., Warren, NJ 07059; 732-321-0711
Produced by Gilda Sheppard

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Criminal Justice; Human Rights; Racism
Date Entered:03/01/22


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Sisters Rising

2020, Streaming, 59 mins
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 115 W. 29th Street, Suite 1200,New York, NY, 10001; 212-925-0606
Produced by Jaida Grey Eagle and Tantoo Cardinal

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Native Americans; Sexual Abuse; Women's Rights
Date Entered:11/04/21


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Soledad

2019, Streaming, 24 mins
Distributed by New Day Films, 350 North Water Street Unit 1-12, Newburgh, NY 12550; 888-367-9154
Produced by Shefali Milczarek-Desai and Lisa Molomot

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Human Trafficking; Immigration; Prisons
Date Entered:02/04/21


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Sweethearts of the Prison Rodeo

2010, DVD, color with some b&w, 89 min.
Distributed by Carnivalesque Films, 203.417.3136 or 347.282.6132
Produced by Bradley Beesley

Recommended

Subjects: Criminal Justice, Prisoners and Prisons, Human Rights, Gender Studies, Women's Studies, American Studies, Americana, Sports
Date Entered:11/12/10


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The Canal Street Madam

2010, DVD, color, 78 min.
Distributed by Cinema Guild, 115 West 30th Street, Suite 800, New York, NY 10001; 212-685-6242
Produced by Mridu Chandra

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Gender Studies, Women’s Studies, American Studies, Criminal Justice, Ethics, Urban Studies
Date Entered:12/19/11


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The Invisible War

2012, DVD , color, 95 min.
Distributed by Ro*co Films International, llc, 80 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 5, Sausolito, CA 94965; 415-332-6471
Produced by Amy Ziering, Tanner King Barklow

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Gender Studies, Women's Studies, Human Rights, Military Studies, American Studies, Criminal Justice, Ethics, Workplace violence, Law
Date Entered:01/11/13


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The Lower 9: Story of Home

2011, DVD, color, 53 min.
Distributed by Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-9277
Produced by Matthew Hashiguchi

Recommended

Subjects: African Americans, Anthropology, Urban Areas, Hurricane Katrina
Date Entered:11/22/13


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The Pass It On Project

2013, DVD , color with some b&w, 49 min.
Distributed by Pass It On Film
Produced by Kalim Armstrong and Melissa Nicolardi

Recommended

Subjects: Education, African American Studies, American Studies, Teacher Training, History, Human, Rights, Political Science, Travel and Tourism, Museums, Adolescence
Date Entered:04/24/13


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The Purity Myth

2011, DVD , color, 45 min.
Distributed by Media Education Foundation, 60 Masonic St., Northampton, MA 01060; 800-897-0089
Produced by Sut Jhally, Jeremy Earp, Scott Morris, Jason Young

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Gender Studies, Women’s Studies, Media Studies, Popular Culture, Sex Education, Health Sciences, Adolescence, Education, American Studies, Ethics
Date Entered:04/05/12


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The Vanishing Trial

2020, Streaming, 38 mins
Distributed by Collective Eye Films, 1315 SE 20th Ave. #3, Portland OR 97214; 971-236-2056
Produced by Wynette Yao

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Civil Rights; Criminal Justice; Law
Date Entered:06/23/21


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Tijuana Nada Más

2010, DVD , color, 27 min.
Distributed by Third World Newsreel, 545 Eighth Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-9277
Produced by Yolanda Pividal

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Area Studies, Latin American Studies, Political Science, Human Rights, International Relations, Immigration, Crime, Adolescence, Children, Social Work
Date Entered:10/12/11


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Unguarded

2021, Streaming, 47 mins
Distributed by Bullfrog Films, PO Box 149, Oley, PA 19547; 800-543-FROG (3764)
Produced by T.J. Berden

Recommended

Subjects: Human rights; Mental health; Prison reform
Date Entered:05/13/22


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Voices Unveiled: Turkish Women who Dare

2010, DVD, color, 69 min.
Distributed by Women Make Movies, 462 Broadway, New York, NY 10013; 212-925-0606
Produced by Jill Rytie Lutz

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Gender Studies, Textiles, Human Rights, Area Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Art, Religious Studies, Education
Date Entered:10/12/11


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While I Breathe, I Hope

2018, Streaming, 53 and 72 mins
Distributed by Good Docs
Produced by Lauren Franklin, Diane Robertson, and Xuan Vu

Highly Recommended

Subjects: Activism; African Americans; Politics
Date Entered:10/01/20