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Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement DVD 7PK

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement DVD 7PK

PBS Video 040774

Eyes on the Prize tells the definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the...

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965 (Season 1)

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965...

PBS Video 041296

Produced by Blackside, Eyes on the Prize tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from...

Fair Trade

Fair Trade

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522988

Unlike market women in West Africa, the women of Tanzania are only just beginning to establish...

Fields of Endless Day

Fields of Endless Day

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524798

In a series of dramatic and documentary episodes, Fields of Endless Day outlines the presence of...

Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots

PBS Video 041565

The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of this 10-part PBS...

Fire and Fury: The Story of Marie Josephe Angelique

Fire and Fury: The Story of Marie Josephe Angelique

Up In Flames Productions UIF001

A fire started on the night of April 10, 1734. By the early hours of the morning, half of Montreal...

Four Portraits

Four Portraits

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522409

Four families; all new Canadians. In some ways their problems are as diverse as the different parts...

Four Religions

Four Religions

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526555

The faith of one people is a mystery to another, an unknown road to a destination all men seek. In...

Four Women of Egypt

Four Women of Egypt

National Film Board Of Canada NFB519827

How do we get along with each other when our views collide? A timely question, and a universal one...

From the Shore

From the Shore

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526972

For centuries the men of the village of Shimoni, Kenya have gone fishing; the women have made...

Frontline: Dreams of Obama

Frontline: Dreams of Obama

PBS Video 041098

As Barack Obama assumes the presidency on January 20th, 2009, FRONTLINE tells the story of how a...

FRONTLINE: Endgame - AIDS in Black America

FRONTLINE: Endgame - AIDS in Black America

PBS Video 041585

Every ten minutes, someone in the US contracts HIV, and nearly half of the one million people in...

FRONTLINE: The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela (2011)

FRONTLINE: The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela (2011)

PBS Video 041473

FRONTLINE presents the story of the man behind the myth, probing Mandela's character, leadership...

Golden Gloves

Golden Gloves

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525605

The Golden Gloves boxing tournament is the Canadian amateur's hope for success in the boxing world...

Greening the Land

Greening the Land

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525497

Greening the Land investigates the impact of deforestation on people in Sudan and presents the case...

Haiti: Land of Tragedy, Land of Hope

Haiti: Land of Tragedy, Land of Hope

Films Media Group 393863

The numbers alone are stunning: 8 million inhabitants, 70 percent of whom live below the poverty...

Hand of God, Hand of the Devil

Hand of God, Hand of the Devil

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527172

In April 1994, the international community sat by and watched while a million Tutsi men, women and...

Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community

Home Feeling: Struggle for a Community

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523247

The Jane-Finch 'Corridor' is an area of six square blocks in Toronto's North York. To the residents...

Hue: A Matter of Colour

Hue: A Matter of Colour

National Film Board Of Canada NFB561195

Hue, by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin, is a personal, heartfelt investigation...

In Praise of Hands

In Praise of Hands

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526115

A tribute to the craftsmen everywhere whose work adds colour and richness to life. Filmed in the...

In the Key of Oscar

In the Key of Oscar

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522853

This intimate portrait of pianist Oscar Peterson charts his meteoric rise from Montréal's 'boogie...

Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

PBS Video 041873

In 1915, African American newspaper editor and civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a...

Independent Lens: More Than a Month

Independent Lens: More Than a Month

PBS Video 041608

Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a young African-American filmmaker, sets out on a cross-country campaign...

Independent Lens: Soul Food Junkies

Independent Lens: Soul Food Junkies

PBS Video 041632

Food traditions are hard to change, especially when they're passed on from generation to...

Invasion of North Africa

Invasion of North Africa

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524261

This film reviews the situation in North Africa in 1942, and the events leading up to the British...

Islam

Islam

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521159

Islam is winning new converts, particularly in North Africa. This film explores the faith of the...

Joe

Joe

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522638

Seraphim 'Joe' Fortes, born in the West Indies, became one of Vancouver's most beloved citizens...

Journey to Justice

Journey to Justice

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521905

Journey to Justice pays tribute to a group of Canadians who took racism to court. They are Canada's...

Jump-up - Caribbean Carnival in Canada

Jump-up - Caribbean Carnival in Canada

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527995

A multicultural story that centers on the growing friendship of a newly-arrived West Indian child...

Long Ways to Go

Long Ways to Go

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523869

Made with the help of the Union United Church of Montréal, this film dramatizes some of the more...

Loyalties

Loyalties

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524428

This documentary is the story of two women whose meeting brought together two halves of a whole...

Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience (Tavis Smiley Reports: 3/31/2010)

Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience (Tavis Smiley Reports:...

PBS Video 041269

This episode delves into one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatest speeches, "Beyond Vietnam: A Time...

Mighty Jerome

Mighty Jerome

National Film Board Of Canada NFB555069

In 1959, at just nineteen years of age, Harry Jerome was Canada’smost promising track and field...

Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

PBS Video 041745

Civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall's triumph in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme...

Nelson Mandela: Canada AM

Nelson Mandela: Canada AM

CTV CTV613

A short, informative biography of Mandela - covers his involvement with the African National...

Nigeria: Giant in Africa

Nigeria: Giant in Africa

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527738

This vivid recounting of Nigeria's history, from pre-European times to the mid-20th century,...

No Past to Speak Of

No Past to Speak Of

National Film Board Of Canada NFB541421

No Past To Speak Of explores the horrific reality of infant rape in South Africa and investigates...

No Time to Stop

No Time to Stop

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523406

Kwai Fong Lai is from Hong Kong, Alberta Onyejekwe from Ghana, and Angela Williams from Jamaica...

Not Far from Bolgatanga

Not Far from Bolgatanga

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521470

In the late seventies, the government of Ghana, with the help of CIDA (the Canadian International...

Of Hopscotch and Little Girls...

Of Hopscotch and Little Girls...

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520879

Hopscotch is universal. Girls around the world trace squares on the ground, then hop through them,...

Older Stronger Wiser

Older Stronger Wiser

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527422

Five Black women talk about their lives in rural and urban Canada between the 1920s and 1950s. What...

Oliver Jones in Africa

Oliver Jones in Africa

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527119

Oliver Jones, one of Canada's foremost jazz pianists, tours Nigeria with his bassist and drummer,...

Once ... Agadir

Once ... Agadir

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522770

The city of Agadir on the north coast of Africa was struck by an earthquake in 1960. This film,...

People Count

People Count

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527234

People Count documents the social, political and economic realities surrounding the population...

Prince Among Slaves

Prince Among Slaves

PBS Video 041008

In 1788, the slave ship Africa set sail towards America, with precious cargo: hundreds of men,...

Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle

Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle

PBS Video 041492

Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle details the events that lead up to what South Africans have...

Remember Africville

Remember Africville

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523631

Africville, a small black settlement, lay within the city limits of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In the...

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

PBS Video 040552

In March 1931, two white women stepped off a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama, with a shocking...

Searching for Hawa's Secret

Searching for Hawa's Secret

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522309

Frank Plummer is a Canadian scientist studying AIDS, and since 1983 the centre of his work has been...

Seven Shades of Pale

Seven Shades of Pale

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523633

From a quiet, neglected corner of Nova Scotia, a meeting with the Black community that shows both...

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