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Off to War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq

Off to War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq

Director: Craig Renaud, Brent Renaud
Year: 2005

From the farms and fields of Arkansas to the deadly streets of Baghdad, OFF TO WAR tracks the citizen soldiers of the Arkansas National Guard as they come face to face with the horrors of war.

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Hippie Masala: Forever In India

Hippie Masala: Forever In India

Director: Damaris Luthi, Ulrich Grossenbacher
Year: 2006

In the 1960s and 1970s thousands of hippies journeyed east to India in search of enlightenment. All, in the end, embraced this land of ancient traditions and transcendent pleasures as their own. Hippie Masala is a fascinating chronicle about aging flower children who, after fleeing Western civilization, found a new way of life in India.

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Family Album

Family Album

Director: Alan Berliner
Year: 1998

THE FAMILY ALBUM is a one-hour experimental documentary film utilizing a vast collection of rare 16mm home movies from the 1920s through the 1950s. The films are woven into a portrait of a life, passing through the celebrations and struggles from childhood to adulthood, from innocence to experience.

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Concerning Violence

Concerning Violence

Director: Göran Hugo Olsson
Year: 2014

From the director of The Black Power Mixtape comes a bold and fresh visual narrative on Africa, based on newly discovered archive material covering the struggle for liberation from colonial rule in the late '60s and '70s, accompanied by text from Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth.

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Whose Country?

Whose Country?

Director: Mohamed Siam
Year: 2016

A young filmmaker in post-revolution Egypt enters the previously forbidden underworld of the Cairo police to discover the injustice within their ranks that's motivated abuse of citizens and subsequent corruption that ignited revolution in that country.

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Spiritual Revolution

Spiritual Revolution

Director: Alan Swyer
Year: 2008

This documentary chronicles the evolution of eastern spirituality in America from its popularization in the counterculture of the 1960s to its widespread infusion into every aspect of our contemporary society. Discusses its role in our new understandings of social inequities, western faith practices, cutting-edge medicine and science, and more.

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Alan Berliner Collection (educational edition w PPR)

Alan Berliner Collection (educational edition w PPR)

Director: Alan Berliner
Year: 2010

Alan Berliner's uncanny ability to combine experimental cinema, artistic purpose, and popular appeal in compelling film essays has made him one of America’s most acclaimed independent filmmakers. Titles available include: The Family Album, Intimate Stranger, Nobody's Sound and The Sweetest Sound.

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The Juche Idea

The Juche Idea

Director: Jim Finn
Year: 2008

Inspired by the real-life story of the South Korean director kidnapped in the 70's to invigorate the North Korean film industry, the film follows Yoon Jung Lee, a young video artist invited to work at a Juche art residency on a North Korean collective farm. The story is told through the films she made at the residency as well as interviews with a Bulgarian filmmaker and even a brief sci-fi movie.

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Censored Voices

Censored Voices

Director: Mor Loushy
Year: 2015

One week after the 1967 'Six-Day War', a group of young kibbutzniks, led by renowned author Amos Oz and Editor Avraham Shapira, recorded intimate conversations with soldiers returning from the battlefield. The Israeli army censored the recordings, allowing only a fragment of the conversations to be published. Censored Voices reveals these original recordings for the first time.

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Crossing the Line

Crossing the Line

Director: Daniel Gordon
Year: 2007

The first Western interview with Comrade Joe, James Joseph Dresnok, an American soldier who defected to North Korea in 1962 and has embraced life in the secret state ever since. From the director of A STATE OF MIND.

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