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Cafe Chavalos - DVD

cafe chavalos

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and is the poorest country in the region where 80% of the country's population survives on less than $1 per day. Managua is the capital, but Granada is its oldest city. Despite its coastal beauty and colonial architecture, the picturesque streets of Granada are littered with kids ("chavalos")...


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cafe chavalos

Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America and is the poorest country in the region where 80% of the country's population survives on less than $1 per day. Managua is the capital, but Granada is its oldest city. Despite its coastal beauty and colonial architecture, the picturesque streets of Granada are littered with kids ("chavalos")....


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Caravan Prague - DVD

caravan prague

A bicycle caravan – with the theme "Money or Life" – travels 500 miles across Europe to join protests in Prague against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. The goal is to create a mobile utopian community which will be a living counter-example to the values of these powerful financial institutions...


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caravan prague

A bicycle caravan – with the theme "Money or Life" – travels 500 miles across Europe to join protests in Prague against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. The goal is to create a mobile utopian community which will be a living counter-example to the values of these powerful financial institutions...


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Card Subject to Change - DVD

card subject to change

CARD SUBJECT TO CHANGE: PRO WRESTLING'S UNDERGROUND takes you deep inside the underground world of professional wrestling. This compelling film follows several wrestlers as they make their way through the local VFW halls, high school gyms and Elks' lodges grinding it out on the independent circuit where the payouts can range from...


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card subject to change

CARD SUBJECT TO CHANGE: PRO WRESTLING'S UNDERGROUND takes you deep inside the underground world of professional wrestling. This compelling film follows several wrestlers as they make their way through the local VFW halls, high school gyms and Elks' lodges grinding it out on the independent circuit where the payouts can range from...


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Celebrity Trials In The Media - DVD

celebrity trials in the media

CELEBRITY TRIALS IN THE MEDIA confronts one of the most pressing issues facing the modern television news business today -- the need to deliver big ratings that drive advertising revenue – and a new definition of 'news'. Celebrity trials are big business, and when the news media comes to town to cover sensational cases, lives are changed and ethical barriers are shattered...


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celebrity trials in the media

CELEBRITY TRIALS IN THE MEDIA confronts one of the most pressing issues facing the modern television news business today -- the need to deliver big ratings that drive advertising revenue – and a new definition of 'news'. Celebrity trials are big business, and when the news media comes to town to cover sensational cases, lives are changed and ethical barriers are shattered...


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WILLIAM SHATNER PRESENTS: CHAOS ON THE BRIDGE DVD - DVD

WILLIAM SHATNER PRESENTS: CHAOS ON THE BRIDGE DVD

William Shatner, Writer and Director, and the original Captain James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise, takes a bold look at the recreation of an iconic television series, “Star Trek”, through the eyes of the writers, producers, actors, and executives who were involved, many of whom have never before told their story on film....


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WILLIAM SHATNER PRESENTS: CHAOS ON THE BRIDGE DVD

William Shatner, Writer and Director, and the original Captain James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise, takes a bold look at the recreation of an iconic television series, “Star Trek”, through the eyes of the writers, producers, actors, and executives who were involved, many of whom have never before told their story on film....


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The Children's War - DVD

the children's war

Filmmaker, Andrew Krakower, was set to do a film about the successful reversal of AIDS infection rates in Uganda when locals began to tell him of a hidden battle raging in the North. Stories of unspeakable atrocities compelled Krakower to journey north despite warnings by the locals that it was far too dangerous. Along the way, he became...


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the children's war

Filmmaker, Andrew Krakower, was set to do a film about the successful reversal of AIDS infection rates in Uganda when locals began to tell him of a hidden battle raging in the North. Stories of unspeakable atrocities compelled Krakower to journey north despite warnings by the locals that it was far too dangerous. Along the way, he became...


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Citizen Autistic - DVD

Citizen Autistic

Citizen Autistic offers an inside look at the activists on the frontlines of the autism war—the fight for human rights and self-advocacy. Featuring interviews with Ari Ne'eman, President of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, Landon Bryce, founder of thAutcast.com, artist Robyn Steward, Clarissa Kripke, MD, and activist Zoe Gross, who discuss how Autism Speaks,...


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Citizen Autistic

Citizen Autistic offers an inside look at the activists on the frontlines of the autism war—the fight for human rights and self-advocacy. Featuring interviews with Ari Ne'eman, President of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, Landon Bryce, founder of thAutcast.com, artist Robyn Steward, Clarissa Kripke, MD, and activist Zoe Gross, who discuss how Autism Speaks,...


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Companeros De Lucha - DVD

companeros de lucha

Playa Pal Pueblo is the name given to a small circle of tents on the beach in Carolina, Puerto Rico, where a handful of environmental activists have lived for six years, weathering mosquitoes, hurricanes and heat, to protest the development of a Marriott hotel. United by their belief that that this unassuming beach belongs to the...


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companeros de lucha

Playa Pal Pueblo is the name given to a small circle of tents on the beach in Carolina, Puerto Rico, where a handful of environmental activists have lived for six years, weathering mosquitoes, hurricanes and heat, to protest the development of a Marriott hotel. United by their belief that that this unassuming beach belongs to the...


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CRISTIANO RONALDO: THE WORLD AT HIS FEET - DVD

CRISTIANO RONALDO: THE WORLD AT HIS FEET

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, known as Cristiano Ronaldo, originates from Portugal and has won practically every honor there is in the world of football. Hailing from a childhood filled with hardship ... his home was a small tin roofed shack overlooking the ocean. At the tender age of 16, Ronaldo turned heads with a mesmerizing performance against Manchester United, wowing even his opponents with his footwork and incredible skill. He made such an impression that anumber of United players asked their manager to try and sign the young player. And the powers that be at Man U did exactly that and the rest is football history...


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CRISTIANO RONALDO: THE WORLD AT HIS FEET

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro, known as Cristiano Ronaldo, originates from Portugal and has won practically every honor there is in the world of football. Hailing from a childhood filled with hardship ... his home was a small tin roofed shack overlooking the ocean. At the tender age of 16, Ronaldo turned heads with a mesmerizing performance against Manchester United, wowing even his opponents with his footwork and incredible skill. He made such an impression that anumber of United players asked their manager to try and sign the young player. And the powers that be at Man U did exactly that and the rest is football history...


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Deflating the Elephant - DVD

deflating the elephant

DEFLATING THE ELEPHANT: THE FRAMED MESSAGES BEHIND CONSERVATIVE DIALOGUE teaches us how language affects our lives and more significantly, our political discourse. Language is influenced by what is known as "framing", meaning every word is connected to a concept. How those concepts are used and repeated have proven to shape ideology...


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deflating the elephant

DEFLATING THE ELEPHANT: THE FRAMED MESSAGES BEHIND CONSERVATIVE DIALOGUE teaches us how language affects our lives and more significantly, our political discourse. Language is influenced by what is known as "framing", meaning every word is connected to a concept. How those concepts are used and repeated have proven to shape ideology...


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Desert Bayou - DVD

desert bayou

DESERT BAYOU seeks to examine whether two cultures can come together in a time of utter chaos, or whether their differences prove too great a challenge to overcome. In their own words, evacuees of Hurricane Katrina tell how they survived the storm of the century and, out of the rubble, ended up at a military installation in the Utah deserts...


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desert bayou

DESERT BAYOU seeks to examine whether two cultures can come together in a time of utter chaos, or whether their differences prove too great a challenge to overcome. In their own words, evacuees of Hurricane Katrina tell how they survived the storm of the century and, out of the rubble, ended up at a military installation in the Utah deserts...


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Dirty Energy - DVD

dirty energy

On April 20th, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven BP workers and spewing 200 million barrels of oil into the ocean. DIRTY ENERGY brings to light the personal stories of the Louisiana fishermen and local residents directly impacted by the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history...


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dirty energy

On April 20th, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven BP workers and spewing 200 million barrels of oil into the ocean. DIRTY ENERGY brings to light the personal stories of the Louisiana fishermen and local residents directly impacted by the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history..


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Driven - DVD

driven

Mike Bauer was born to be fast and chased his dreams – from acting and singing to motor sports – until a tragic motorcycle accident left him paralyzed and on the verge of suicide. When he meets Dr. Scott Falci, a rehabilitative neurosurgeon and an amateur racing enthusiast who recognizes Mike’s potential as a driver, they venture into the...


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driven

Mike Bauer was born to be fast and chased his dreams – from acting and singing to motor sports – until a tragic motorcycle accident left him paralyzed and on the verge of suicide. When he meets Dr. Scott Falci, a rehabilitative neurosurgeon and an amateur racing enthusiast who recognizes Mike’s potential as a driver, they venture into the...


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Drowned Out - DVD

drowned out

Shot over three years by director Franny Armstrong (McLibel), Drowned Out tells the true story of an Indian village who decides to stay at home and drown rather than make way for the new massive Narmada Dam...


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drowned out

Shot over three years by director Franny Armstrong (McLibel), Drowned Out tells the true story of an Indian village who decides to stay at home and drown rather than make way for the new massive Narmada Dam...


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Ecuador: Rainforest vs. Globalization - DVD

ecuador: rainforest vs. globalization

In 2006 Rafael Correa was elected president of Ecuador. An educated economist, he came to politics with a mission to transform a country struggling under poverty and debt into a self-sufficient, social, independent, ecological and participative democracy. From the Yasuni Initiative, where the country would no longer rely on exploiting and the their natural oil resources, to the analyzing of...


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ecuador: rainforest vs. globalization

In 2006 Rafael Correa was elected president of Ecuador. An educated economist, he came to politics with a mission to transform a country struggling under poverty and debt into a self-sufficient, social, independent, ecological and participative democracy. From the Yasuni Initiative, where the country would no longer rely on exploiting and the their natural oil resources, to the analyzing of...


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Electile Dysfunction - DVD

electile dysfunction

Public disapproval of politics and politicians is at an all time high, and for good reason. Cynicism and distrust are the hallmarks of this public disenchantment. The unholy alliance of special interest money and public policy has produced government that is perceived to be out of touch with the reality of everyday citizens and unresponsive to...


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electile dysfunction

Public disapproval of politics and politicians is at an all time high, and for good reason. Cynicism and distrust are the hallmarks of this public disenchantment. The unholy alliance of special interest money and public policy has produced government that is perceived to be out of touch with the reality of everyday citizens and unresponsive to...


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The Empire In Africa - DVD

the empire in africa

The rebels who started the civil war in Sierra Leone 15 years ago wanted only one thing: to reclaim the richness of the country from foreign corporations in order to end the exploitation of its people. In response, the international community decided to wage a war on this country, with bombs, executions, torture, rigged elections and manipulation...


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the empire in africa

The rebels who started the civil war in Sierra Leone 15 years ago wanted only one thing: to reclaim the richness of the country from foreign corporations in order to end the exploitation of its people. In response, the international community decided to wage a war on this country, with bombs, executions, torture, rigged elections and manipulation...


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The End of Poverty? - DVD

the end of poverty?

The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies -- in other words, wealthy countries...


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the end of poverty?

The End of Poverty? is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz, revealing that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor. Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies -- in other words, wealthy countries...


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