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Crossing Lines - An Indian American Woman Celebrates Her Heritage
The story of an Indian American woman's struggle to stay connected to India after the loss of her father. Like most second-generation ethnic Americans, Indira Somani has struggled with identity issues, since her parents migrated to the U.S. in the…
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Between: Living in the Hyphen - Ethnicity & Identity for People of Mixed Heritage
In Canada, diversity often means "one ethnicity + hyphen + Canadian," but what if you don't fit into an easy category? What if your background is a hybrid of ancestries and you live somewhere between, where cultural identities overlap? BETWEEN:…
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By Blood - Native American Men Fight for Cherokee Citizenship
A chronicle of American Indians of African descent battling to regain their tribal citizenship. BY BLOOD explores the impact of this battle, which has manifested into a broader conflict about race, identity, and the sovereign rights of indigenous people. The…
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Birth Of A Movement - The Fight to Ban a Controversial Film
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In 1915, Boston-based African American newspaper editor and activist William M. Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith's technically groundbreaking but notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly THE BIRTH OF A NATION, that still rages today about race relations, media representation, and…
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World Heritage Sites
... World heritage sites are ones with special natural or cultural features that meet criteria for listing as set by the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO...
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World Heritage: Acropolis & Great Wall
Part of the Series: World Heritage Series
The Acropolis, Athens (Greece) - The Parthenon Temple that looks down over the city of Athens from the Acropolis is considered to be the greatest masterpiece of ancient Greek culture, and it became one of the starting points of Western…
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World Heritage: Angkor & Mogao
Part of the Series: World Heritage Series
Angkor (Cambodia) - Angkor, situated near Tonle Sap Lake, is a precious city ruins that conveys to us the splendor of the Khmer Kingdom. Situated at the heart of the Khmer Kingdom that ruled over the Indochina Peninsula from the…
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World Heritage: Chavin & Cuzco
Part of the Series: World Heritage Series
The Archaeological Site of Chavin (Peru) - Around the year 1000 BC, an advanced civilization existed in the Andes Mountains long before the start of the Incan Empire. Chavin de Huantar is one of the ruins of this civilization. Chavin…
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Heritage
...narrative of Australian history from master filmmaker Charles Chauvel (Jedda), HERITAGE spans the earliest days of white settlement in 1788 across some fifty years...
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Our Heritage From Ancient Greece
This visually beautiful program traces Greek civilization from early Minoan society and describes how Greek literature, art and philiosophy contributed to western civilization. Reviews Greek rivalry with Persia, the growth of democracy in Athens, Solon's laws, and the art and…
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How To Trace Your Native American Heritage
... "How To Trace Your Native American Heritage" is a valuable resource for anyone looking to discover or establish their Native American ancestry. The film...
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Quiet Heroes - Fighting for AIDS Patients in Utah
...only one doctor to serve all HIV/AIDS patients. This is the story of her fight to save the lives of a maligned population everyone else seemed willing to...
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Who Is Arthur Chu? - A Jeopardy Champion Fighting for Social Change
This acclaimed documentary follows the controversial 11-time Jeopardy! champion Arthur Chu as he attempts to leverage his viral celebrity to make positive social change online. Following a world premiere at the 2017 Slamdance Film Festival , the film has played…
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Monumental - David Brower's Fights to Save the American Wilderness
...moment David Brower first laid eyes on the beauty of the Yosemite Valley, he fought to preserve the American wilderness for future generations. The story...
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Dispatches From Cleveland - Communities Fighting for Social Change
This documentary closely examines the rust-belt city of Cleveland, one of the most racially divided American cities in the wake of the police murder of Tamir Rice. DISPATCHES FROM CLEVELAND follows ordinary people - long shaken by police misconduct, social…
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The Good Fight: The Martin Litton Story
... The Good Fight chronicles the extraordinary efforts of one of the leading conservationists of modern times, who continued his activism into his 90's...
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Painted Nails - A Vietnamese Salon Worker Fights for Safe Cosmetics
...Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act with testimony marked by tears she fights to keep back. Replete with tender yet insightful moments, Painted Nails...
Not in My Neighbourhood - Urban Activists Fighting Against Spatial Violence
From colonization to gentrification, NOT IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD tells the intergenerational stories of the ways in which ordinary citizens respond to the policies, process, and institutions driving contemporary forms of spatial violence and gentrification in Cape Town, New York, and…
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Lake of Betrayal - Seneca People Fighting to Protect Their Ancestral Lands
...treaty then in effect. LAKE OF BETRAYAL looks at the Seneca Nation's fight to protect its sovereignty against the U.S. government's Indian termination...
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ACORN and the Firestorm - An Anti-Poverty Organization Fighting for the Voiceless
If you were impoverished and politically voiceless, ACORN hoped to change your mind. For 40 years, the community-organizing group sought to empower marginalized communities. Its critics, though, believed ACORN exemplified everything wrong with liberal ideals. Fueled by a YouTube video…
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