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PREDICTIONS OF FIRE

World History  Sociology  Political Science  Peace & Conflict  Eastern Europe  Europe 

Predictions of Fire is a revealing study of the controversial and internationally acclaimed Slovenian arts collective NSK, as seen through the lens of 20th century European history.

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FROM THE SHADOW OF HISTORY

World History  Peace & Conflict  Sociology  Political Science 

Chronicles the efforts of the newly independent Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia to establish a democratic society, to avoid involvement in the ongoing wars in the northern Balkans, and to join the European Community.

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PALESTINE

Middle Eastern Studies  Peace & Conflict 

Examines the intifada, the Palestinian uprising in the Israeli-occupied territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, by investigating the historical background and by speaking to people on both sides of the conflict.

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PEACEKEEPING

Political Science  Peace & Conflict 

Examines the role of UN peacekeeping forces who stand between opposing sides in trouble spots of the world, hoping to encourage people to resolve their problems peacefully rather than resort to war. Through the eyes of a UN peace- keeper, we get a firsthand view of the duties of these "men and women in the middle."

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MY CYPRUS: THE COUNTRY,THE CONFLICT, THE MISSING

Peace & Conflict  Europe  Directed by Women 

Provides an informative historical overview of the ongoing conflict between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities initiated over twenty years ago by the Turkish invasion of this Mediterranean island.

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AQABAT JABER: PASSING THROUGH

Sociology  Peace & Conflict  Middle Eastern Studies  Islamic Studies 

Portrays life in Aqabat Jaber in the West Bank, one of sixty Palestinian refugee camps built "temporarily" by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNWRA) in the early 1950s. The film portrays daily life in the camp, and includes interviews with representatives of three generations of Palestinians.

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HANAN ASHRAWI: A WOMAN OF HER TIME

Women's Studies  Sociology  Political Science  Peace & Conflict  Middle Eastern Studies  Islamic Studies  Directed by Women 

Profiles Hanan Ashrawi, former spokesperson for the Palestine Liberation Organization during the Middle East peace talks with Israel, but who later turned down a position in the new government in favor of continuing her efforts on behalf of peace and human rights.

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RECONCILIATION IN ZIMBABWE

African Studies  Sociology  Political Science  Peace & Conflict 

In 1980, following a fifteen-year-long guerilla struggle against the white-ruled government of Rhodesia and a negotiated cease fire, ZANU leader Robert Mugabe was elected Prime Minister of the newly independent nation of Zimbabwe. This documentary offers a historical overview of these events and examines the first ten years of independence, with a special focus on relations between white (minority) and black (majority) citizens.

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OF COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

African Studies  Sociology  Psychology & Psychiatry  Peace & Conflict 

Features interviews with young people in South Africa, both white and black, who fought on opposing sides during the country's era of apartheid rule, from youthful cadres engaged in the liberation struggle and members of black township self-defense units engaged in guerrilla war, to the white conscripts in the South African Army's border war and young Afrikaners fearful of social change.

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WAR LAB

World History  Sociology  Science  Peace & Conflict  Directed by Women 

A compilation historical documentary offering a critical look at the development of bombs and other weapons of mass destruction since WWII.

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IS THIS DREAMING?

Sociology  Political Science  Peace & Conflict  American Studies 

Chronicles the history of arms control and disarmament negotiations since WWII, discusses ways in which international conflicts can be most effectively resolved, and suggests how ordinary people can influence progress towards disarmament.

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THE THIRD GENERATION

Europe  Jewish Studies  Middle Eastern Studies  Peace & Conflict  Children & Young Adult 

Focusing on the activities of the German-Israeli Youth Exchange Program, this video shows three generations of Germans and Israelis who, confronted with the historical legacy of the Holocaust, are actively involved in building new personal relationships while trying to come to terms with ambivalent, often negative, attitudes about one another.

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MILLION BRICKS, A

Irish Studies  Peace & Conflict  Religion & Spirituality  Sociology  Urban Studies 

This video tells the story of Springfield Park, a housing estate built in the early Sixties in West Belfast, made up of both Catholic and Protestant families who lived side by side in harmony.

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THE TEARS OF PELELIU

American History  Asian Studies  Peace & Conflict  Sociology  World History 

Where The Thin Red Line leaves off, The Tears of Peleliu picks up some fifty years later, as it follows five American WWII veterans as they meet their former Japanese adversaries on the bloodiest battlefield in the history of warfare. The residents of Peleliu, a tiny island in the South Pacific, regard with some trepidation the return of the men who destroyed their island.

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GLOBALIZATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Economics  Peace & Conflict  Sociology 

From executions in Nigeria to riots in Indonesia, this video examines the impact of "globalization," the economic engine that is rocking financial systems worldwide, and questions whether or not economic trade can be linked to human rights and democracy, whether it is possible for profits and principles to coexist.

IN THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY
IN THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY

African-American Studies  American Studies  American History  Peace & Conflict  Sociology 

Examines Pulaski, Tennessee, the town where the Ku Klux Klan was founded right after the Civil War, and where today its memory still runs very deep.

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SOWETO TO BERKELEY

African-American Studies  American History  American Studies  African Studies  Peace & Conflict  Political Science  Sociology 

Examines the Anti-Apartheid Movement at the University of California at Berkeley during 1985-86, which led to similar student protests nationwide.

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WHO'S GONNA TAKE THE WEIGHT?: AFRICAN AMERICAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN YOUTH

African-American Studies  African Studies  New York City  Peace & Conflict  Children & Young Adult 

This provocative documentary blends interviews with young black people in New York City and in Soweto, South Africa, focusing on the similarities and the contrasts between the lives of black teenagers in both countries.

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DEAD END KIDS: A STORY OF NUCLEAR POWER

Performing Arts  World History  Peace & Conflict  Directed by Women 

A wacky, free-wheeling satire which examines key moments in the history of nuclear power, from the flowering of medieval alchemy in the 16th century, to the development of the atomic bomb, Hiroshima and its aftermath, and the cultural and political fallout of the Cold War '50s.

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SINGING IN COLOR

Children & Young Adult  Women's Studies  Sociology  Performing Arts  Peace & Conflict  Music  Cultural Studies  African Studies  African-American Studies 

This video follows the world-famous Chicago Children's Choir on their 1996 tour of South Africa and shows how music can convey a message of peace.

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