Video Collection

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AFRICAN STUDIES

Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti. Mystic Fire Video: 1985,  (52 minutes).  Description: A journey into the world of Voudoun religion filmed by Maya Deren during 1947-51..  The viewer attends the rituals of Rada, Petro and Congo cults whose devotees commune with the cosmic powers through invocation ritual offerings, song and dance.

Hyenas. California Newsreel: 1992, (113 minutes). (Wolof with English Subtitles).  Description: This Senegalese film is based on the play The Visit by Friedrich Durrenmatt.  The Wolof-language film satirizes the influence of Western materialism on traditional Africa as Linguerre, a Senegalese woman, returns to her village after a life in exile Thirty years earlier, she became pregnant by a local merchant.  The man denied her claims that he was the child's father and went further to accuse her of adultery with other men from the village.  The woman's life in exile has actually been quite prosperous, while her village is in a stage of poverty.  Linguerre is wealthy, and is willing to bail the village ouf of its financial misfortune -- in exchange for the life of the man who betrayed her decades earlier.  The film holds a sharply critical view of capitalism and its effect on traditional values.

Round Midnight.  Warner Home Video: 1969, (132 minutes).  Description: A moving story of an expatriate black jazz musician and his struggle to create the Be-bop sound in 1959 Paris.

The Triumph of Evil.  PBS Video: 1998 (60 minutes).  Description: It is one of the most shameful stories of the post-Cold War world.  Eight hundred thousand Tutsi's were slaughtered by the Hutu majority in Rwanda while the West turned a blind eye.  AS the U.N.'s genocide Convention- created to make sure genocide would never happen again- marks its 50th anniversary, Frontline examines the role of Britain, France, the U.S. and the U.N. as they ignored warnings and evidence of impending massacre.

Valentina's Nightmare.  PBS Video: 1997, (60 minutes).  Description: For days after the slaughter of her Tutsi village, 13 year old Valentina lay hidden among corpses of family and neighbors, her machete wounds festering with infection.  Frontline looks back at the 1994 massacre of 800,000 Tutsi's by the Hutu majority in Rwanda and examines the country's struggle for justice and reconciliation.

Voodoo Secrets.  The History Channel: 1996, (50 minutes).  Description: Travel to Africa to uncover the origins of Voodoo-- rooted in the ancient religions of Yorubaland, Dahomey and Kongo.  Infused with a major dose of Roman Catholicism, and tempered by the arduous experiences off the slaves, it is widely practiced in Haiti, Cuba, the West Indies, brazil, and the United States..  Explore the misconceptions and reality of Voodoo with scholars such as Wade Davis and Robert Farris Thompson.

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AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti. Mystic Fire Video: 1985,  (52 minutes).  Description: A journey into the world of Voudoun religion filmed by Maya Deren during 1947-51..  The viewer attends the rituals of Rada, Petro and Congo cults whose devotees commune with the cosmic powers through invocation ritual offerings, song and dance.

Jungle Fever. MCA Universal Video:1991 , (131 minutes). Description: One of Spike Lee's best films, Jungle Fever comments more on race relations in America, than on the subject of adultery.  Spike is all over the place with his take on male/female relationships, the devastation wrought on a family and the Black community by crack cocaine, the "color line" in the Italian community and interracial relationships.  But  he seems to pull it all together to make  a powerful film and one of the best of  the 90's.

SLAM. Trimark Pictures: 1998, (103 minutes).  Description: Extraordinary fly-on-the-wall filmmaking techniques makes this story of a D.C. ghetto victim seem absolutely real from start to finish.  Sent to prison, he has an awakening there and realizes that he cannot endure or condone the endless cycle of violence in his community, so he uses his gift of poetry as an outlet.

Voodoo Secrets.  The History Channel: 1996, (50 minutes).  Description: Travel to Africa to uncover the origins of Voodoo-- rooted in the ancient religions of Yorubaland, Dahomey and Kongo.  Infused with a major dose of Roman Catholicism, and tempered by the arduous experiences off the slaves, it is widely practiced in Haiti, Cuba, the West Indies, brazil, and the United States..  Explore the misconceptions and reality of Voodoo with scholars such as Wade Davis and Robert Farris Thompson.

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CARIBBEAN/LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES

A Place Called Chipas:New Yorker Video: 1998 (92 minutes). Description: On January 1, 1994, the indigenous Zapatista National Liberation Army took over five towns and 500 ranches in southern Mexico. Three years later the Zapatistas and their charismatic leader, guerilla poet Subcomandante Marcos, are trapped in a Lacandona jungle.  Surrounded by 30,000 Mexican army troops, they struggle to maintain a nervous cease-fire. A PLACE CALLED CHIAPAS provides chilling insight into President Zedillo's "modern" Mexico. Through eight months of filming, the film-maker takes the audience with her on a personal journey through fear, hope and illusion, while capturing the beauty and drama of a story that is surreal as it is powerful. 

Cabeza de Vaca: New Horizons Home Video:1993 (1hour, 48 minutes). Description: In 1528, a Spanish expedition founders off the coast of Florida-- 600 lives are lost. Based on a true account, one survivor, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, roams across the American continent searching for his Spanish comrades. Instead he finds the Iguase, an ancient Indian tribe. Over the next eight years, Cabeza de Vaca learns their mystical and mysterious culture, becoming both a healer and leader. But soon this New World collides with the Old World as Spanish conquistadores seek to enslave the Indians, and Cabeza de Vaca must confront his own people and his past. 

Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti. Mystic Fire Video: 1985, (52 minutes). Description: A journey into the world of Voudoun religion filmed by Maya Deren during 1947-51.. The viewer attends the rituals of Rada, Petro and Congo cults whose devotees commune with the cosmic powers through invocation ritual offerings, song and dance. 

The Panama Deception. Empowerment Project Production: 1992, (91 minutes). Description: In 1989 Panama was turned inside out by 26,000 U.S. government troops searching for one man, Manuel Noriega. Stealth fighters roared overhead, media reports were suppressed, and the civilian body count may have risen into the thousands. While the U.S. government was telling one story, an intrepid group of filmmakers were braving roadblocks and bullets to bring America the truth. This film documents what really happened. The Panama Deception will make you angry, will make you cry, but most important, it will make you think.

Pixote. New Yorker Video, 1981, (127 minutes). Description: Critically acclaimed as one of the top ten films of 1981, Pixote examines the lives of Brazil's street children and the culture of violence. Infuriating and compelling, Pixote stands shoulder to shoulder with classics such as Bunuel's Los Ovlivados, Truffaut's The 400 Blows and De Sica's Shoeshine.

Voodoo Secrets. The History Channel: 1996, (50 minutes). Description: Travel to Africa to uncover the origins of Voodoo-- rooted in the ancient religions of Yorubaland, Dahomey and Kongo. Infused with a major dose of Roman Catholicism, and tempered by the arduous experiences off the slaves, it is widely practiced in Haiti, Cuba, the West Indies, brazil, and the United States.. Explore the misconceptions and reality of Voodoo with scholars such as Wade Davis and Robert Farris Thompson.

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COLONIAL STUDIES

Black Robe. Aliiance Releasing Corporation: 1992, (1 hour, 40 minutes). Description: Director Bruce Beresford's acclaimed Black Robe, is a magnificent epic that transports us totally to the harsh and beautful world of the 17th Century Canada. A raw and jolting adventure, it is the breathtaking tale of a Jesuit's struggle against the hostile wilderness and the Natives he dreams of converting. Superbly acted and told with passion, humor, and insight, it is a fascinating and disturbing portrayal of the clash of two cultures. 

Birth of a Nation. Madacy Entertainment Group, Inc.: 1997 (1915, B&W, silent), (175 minutes). Description:The lavish Civil War epic, based on the play "The Clansman" and the book "The Leopard's Spots" by Thomas Dixon, was the first feature length silent film. Its controversy, masterful battle sequences and moving family drama are still the cornerstone of the art of filmmaking. (A.K.A. "The Clansman")

Burn! PEA Produzioni Europee Asociate SAS: 1969, (1 hour 53 minutes). Description: A Caribbean island in the mid-1800's. Nature has made it a paradise; man made it a hell. Slaves on vast Portuguese sugar plantations are ready to turn their misery into rebellion-and the British are ready to provide the spark. 

Cabeza de Vaca. New Horizons Home Video: 1993, (1 hour 48 minutes). Description: In 1528, a Spanish expedition founders of the coast of Florida-600 lives lost. One survivor, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, roams across the American continent searching for his Spanish comrades. Instead he discovers the Iguase, an ancient Indian Tribe. Over the next eight years, Cabeza de Vaca learns their mystical and mysterious culture, becoming a healer-and a leader. But soon this New World collides with the Old World as Spanish conquistadors seek to enslave the Indians, and Cabeza de Vaca must confront his own people and his past.

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DIVERSITY AND MULTICULTURALISM

American Desi. ABCD Films: 2001, (1 hour 39 minutes). Description: Romantic comedy about an assimilated Indian American who has eschewed his family' traditions but is drawn closer to his culture by his roommates and the girl of his dreams when he goes away to college. 

Black Cat White Cat. USA Home Entertainment: 1999, (129 minutes). Description: GRga Pitic and Zarije Destanov are two old friends--and rivals--who haven't seen each other in years. But a series of events ebyond their wildest dreams leads to a raucously funny reunion filled with gypsy mobsters, dirty deals and shotgun weddings.

I Like It Like That. Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.: 1994, (106 minutes). Description: When her well-meaning husband Chino is arrested, a young mother, Lisette, finds herself unprepared to support the family. Fast-talking her way into a job with a record producer ..., Lisette quickly discovers her own hidden talents. But the boys in the neighborhood report back to Chino that Lisette is "dating" her bigwg boss, leading to  major confrontation that changes their life together. 

Latcho Drom. K.G. Productions: 1993, (103 minutes). Description: With its lush imagery and vibrant sounds, Latcho Drom ("Safe Journey") is a remarkable musical travelogue of the Gypsies or the Rom people. More than just a musical documentary, it captures the resilient perserverance of the Gypsies through years of persecution and poverty. From the barren desert landscape of the Rajasthan to the picture-postcard cafes of France, these traveling musician share the sheer joy of life that invigorated their ancestors.

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EUROPEAN STUDIES

Welcome to Sarajevo.  Miramax Films: 1992,  (102 minutes).  Description:  Living on the edge amid the constant threat of attack, an offbeat band of TV journalists, report from a war-torn devastated country.  The action intensifies when one of the journalists crosses the line and risks in a bold attempt to smuggle an orphaned girl to safety.  Welcome to Sarajevo is a gritty, behind -the-scenes look at covering a war... head-on and on the run.

The World's Most Wanted Man.  PBS Video: 1998, (90  minutes). Description: Frontline examines the hunt for Radovan Karadzic, the notorious Bosnian Serb leader indicted for atrocities by the War Crimes tribunal in the Hague, but still at large in the former Yugoslavia.  This film investigates Karadzic's rise to power, the war crimes committed during his rule, and why NATO and U.S. forces have failed to arrest him.

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FEMALE CIRCUMCISION

The Planting of Girls: A Documentary by Viola Shafik.  Arab Film Distribution: 1999, (37 minutes). Description: Although Female Genital Mutilation (FGM, the removal of the clitoris and often part or whole of the labia minora to ensure a woman's premarital and extra-marital chasity) is forbidden by law in Egypt and banned in public and private hospitals and clinics, official statistics show that nearly 96% of women in Egypt are still circumcised. Ths controversial yet level-headed documentary examines why FGM is practiced, the reactions to it and its medical, historical, cultural and sexual significance. The viewpoints in The Planting of Girls come from a grassroots perspective, giving a voice to women who have had to make decisions about FGM for themselves and for their daughters, then examining how their lives are affected by these decisions.

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GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, & TRANSGENDER STUDIES

Aimee & Jaguar. Zeitgeist Films LTD: 2001, (125 minutes). Description: Based on a true story, Aimee & Jaguar is an unforgettable film about love, passion and the triumph of the human spirit. In the darkest days of World War II, while the Allies are bombing Berlin and the Gestapo is purging the capital of Jews, a dangerous love affair blossoms between two women. For Lilly, (aka "Aimee") a married woman, the mother of four sons, and an exemplar of Nazi motherhood, this affair will be the decisive experience of her life. For Felice (aka "Jaguar"), Jewish, and a member of the underground, their love fuels her hope for survival. A half-centurylater, their incredible story became an international bestseller. Max Farberbock's award-winning film brings this extraordinary relationship to life.

Paragraph 175. New Yorker Films, (74 minutes). Description: Documnetary about Nazi persecution of homosexuals.

Paris is Burning. Prestige: 1991, (76 minutes). Description: The award winning Paris is Burning has been igniting audiences and critics across the country with record-breaking box office performances. An unblinking behind-the-scenes story of the young men of Harlem who originated "voguing" - and turned these stylized dance competition into a glittering expression of fierce personal pride. A story of street-wise urban survival, gay self-affirmation and the pursuit of a desperate dream-to live for a brief, dazzling moment in a fantasy world of high fashion, status and acceptance.

Tongues Untied: Black Men Loving Black Men. Signifying' Works: 1989, (55 minutes). Description: Tongues Untied, by Emmy Award-winning Driector Marlon Briggs, is a tribute to the joy and complexity of Black gay life. Using poetry, personal testimony, rap and performance, Tongues Untied describes the homophobia and racism that confront Black gay men.

Trevor. Rajski/Stone., 1998, (?? minutes). Description: Trevor consists of diary excerpts narrated by their author, a buoyantly charming 13 -year-old (Brett Barsky) who loves to lip-sync to Diana Ros records, gets excited looking at photos of men, and develops a crush on the most popular boy in school, Pinky Farady (Jonah Rooney), who befriends him.Trevor's world comes crashing down when his true feelings for Pinky are discovered. Mocked by classmates and branded a "fairy", Trevor is shunned by his new best friend and attempts to kill himself in a scene that is both heart-wrenching and darkly funny. But as played by Brett Barsky, Trevor is no victim. You can be certain that hi enthusiasm and developing sense of self will see him through.

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JEWISH STUDIES

Aimee & Jaguar. Zeitgeist Films LTD: 2001, (125 minutes). Description: Based on a true story, Aimee & Jaguar is an unforgettable film about love, passion and the triumph of the human spirit. In the darkest days of World War II, while the Allies are bombing Berlin and the Gestapo is purging the capital of Jews, a dangerous love affair blossoms between two women. For Lilly, (aka "Aimee") a married woman, the mother of four sons, and an exemplar of Nazi motherhood, this affair will be the decisive experience of her life. For Felice (aka "Jaguar"), Jewish, and a member of the underground, their love fuels her hope for survival. A half-centurylater, their incredible story became an international bestseller. Max Farberbock's award-winning film brings this extraordinary relationship to life.

Jews in Many Lands: Sosua. Sosua-Sol Productions: 1981 & Ergo Media Inc.: 1987, (30 Minutes). Description: A film by Harriet Taub and Harry Kafka-- In 1938, thirty-two nations met at the Evian Conference to find new homes for endangered European Jews. Only one--the Dominican Republic ruled by dictator Rafael Trujillo--offered sanctuary. In 1940, a group of Jews escaping the Nazi terror found haven on this beautiful Carribean island. This courageous community's story of flight and relief is told within the context of the joys and conflicts of comtemporary life.

Latino Jews: Journey to the Americas. WGBH Educational Foundation: 1999, (30 minutes). Description: description is not available. 

Lost Tribes of Israel. WGBH Educational Foundation: 2000, (60 minutes). Description: Nearly 3,000 years ago, ten of Israel's founding tribes were defeated by the Assyrians and banished from ancient Judea. Today, people from as far away as Japan, India and Ehtopia claim to be the descendants of Israel's Lost Tribes. 4,000 miles from Jerusalem's sacred Western Wall, members of the emba tribe have names like Solomon and David. They practice a ritual slaughter and follow strict dietary rules. But are their beliefs based on myth or reality? See how this South African tribe is putting their heritage to the test.

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MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES

Inshallah: Diary of An Afghan Woman. Oxygen Media, More information contact Cheryl Daly 212-651-9390. (40 minutes). Descpription: Description unavailable.

Tragedy in the Holy Land: The Second Uprising. MP Media Group: 2001, (121 minutes). Description: This provocative documentary addresses the core issues of land and identity. It probes the evolution of the seemingly incurable conflict in Palestine from a historical perspective that is typically unknown to American audiences. (DVD) 

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MISCELLANEOUS

Central Park Attacks. Today in New York, June 28, 2000. Description: Description unavailable.

Cheech y Chong's Up in Smoke. Paramount Pictures: 1995, (?? minutes). Description: There's nothing straight about his movie. But here's the dope anyway. Cheech and Chong make their film debut in this riotous rock'n'roll comedy, bringing with them the same madness, lifestyles sketches that sold over 10 million records in the early 70's. Cheech and Chong's marijuana-laced humor keeps their spirits high and leads them to an outrageous finale at L.A. Roxy Theatre, where Cheech performs in a pink tutu and Chong dresses as a large red quaalude. It will make you feel very funny.

Fritz the Cat. Aurica Finance Company: 1972, (1 hour, 19 minutes). Description: It's the age of awakening ans Fritz, one way -cool cat and NYU student, loves to embrace every experimental experience that crosses his path. Embarking on a fantastic journey of self-discovery, he indulges in everything from multiple bedroom follies to a wild joy ride through a dangerous Harlem. But when Fritz joins a group of radically aggressive hippies, he finds himself holding the dynamite that will detonate the ultimate 60s statement...one that could cost him his life. (DVD)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Twenty Century Fox Film Corporation: 1953, (97 minutes). Description: Gentlemen may prefer blondes, but this blonde bombshell prefers diamonds, and lots of the! Glamorous showgirl Marilyn sets sail for France, intent on marrying a rich, yet boring, beau. But anything can--and does--happen with the beautiful and fun-loving Jane Russell acting as chaperone. From celebrated director Howard Hawks, this musical comedy clasic features Marilyn's signature rendition of the hit show tune "Diamonds Are a girl's Best Friend."

George Carlin: You Are All Diseased (as seen on HBO). Cable Stuff Productions, Inc.: 1999, (63 Minutes). Description: You Are All Diseased is a new collection of Carlin comedy never before seen on home video. The hilarious routines include "Airport Security," Fear of Germs," "More Things That Are Pissing Me Off," American Bullshit," "Businessmen," "Religion," and "There Is No God." (DVD)

Living In Oblivion.  Lemon Sky Productions:1995, (92 Minutes). Description: The leading man has just had a disastrous one-night stand with the leading lady; the cinematographer is breaking up with the assistant director; the director's mother has wandered onto the set; and the dwarf hired for the dream sequence has an attitude. (DVD)

The Men Who Sailed the Liberty Ships. KTEH/ San Jose Public Television and Waterfront Soundings: 1994, (57 minutes). Description: Filmed abroad the Jeremiah O'Brien, the last unaltered Liberty Ship still afloat. THE MEN WHO SAILED THE LIBERTY SHIPS tells the untold story of "the forgotten men" of World War II. Soon after the bombing of PEarl Harbor which triggered US involvement in the World War II, a quarter of a million American civilians volunteered to sail cargo ships to the global battle zones.

Reefer Madness. Madacy Entertainment Group, Inc.: 1999. Description: This 1930's cult classic ahows in a fun and comical way how marijuana is "public enemy #1". With just a little toke, average teenagers become addicts turning into psycho killers and brazen hussies. (DVD)

When Father  Was Away. Cannon Films, Inc.: 1985, (144 minutes). Description: It's an open secret that father has been sent away to the mines for fooling around with the voluptuous object of desire of a Communist Party Official. That's the way things were in the 1950's Yugoslavia--loose lips and loose hips could be equally incriminating. Six year-old Malik, however, thinks Papa is away on business. As seen through his eyes, this rapturous, full-bodied film magnifies the emotions of his new and giddy experiences, punctuated by family trips to visit his beloved Papa. Eventually the family is reunited, and Malik learns the truth about his father's philandering in a poignant, bittersweet ending.

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NATIVE AMERICAN/ABORIGINAL STUDIES

Incident at Oglala.  Miramax Films: 1991, (90 minutes).  Description:  In 1975, armed FBI agents illegally entered the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.  Gunfire erupted- a Native American and two FBI agents fell dead.  After the largest manhunt in FBI history, three men were apprehended- only one, Leonard Peltier, was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.  This is his story.  Incident at Oglala is an examination of the case and the story of what may be one of the most outrageous abuses of justice in American history.

Once Were Warriors.  Fine Line features: 1995, (102 minutes).  Description: New Zealand filmmaker Lee Tamahori directed this brutal but powerful story drawn from the culture of poverty and alienation enveloping contemporary Maori life.  The film pulls no punches, literally and figuratively, but despite the rough going, it gives us a rare and important insight into a disenfranchised people digging deep down to find their pride.

Smoke Signals.  Miramax Films: 1998,  (89 minutes).  Description:  The first feature made by a Native American crew and creative team, the film concerns two young Idaho men with radically different memories of a former resident of the reservation who split years before and has just died in Phoenix.  Circumstances bring the two together, wherein a confrontation with the reality of the dead man's fullest legacy has a profound effect on both characters.

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RACE RELATIONS

A Question of Color: Color Consciousness in Black AmericaDescription: California Newsreel: 1992, (58 minutes).  Description:  Explores the devastating effect of a caste system based on how closely skin color, hair texture and facial features conform to European ideal.  It provides a unique window for examining cross-cultural issues of identity and self-image for anyone who has experienced prejudice.

Blacks and Jews.  California Newsreel: 1997 (85 minutes).  Description:  Made collaboratively by filmmakers from both groups, Blacks and Jews goes behind the headlines and rhetoric to probe the roots of distrust and recrimination.  More than simply a study of a specific inter-ethnic conflict, this film offers everyone concerned about diversity a primer on how dialogue breaks down- and what it will take to open it again.

Blue Eyed.  California Newsreel: 1995 (93 minutes).  Description: In this film, diversity-trainer, Jane Elliott discriminates among a group of 40 Midwestern adults- white, black, Hispanic, women and men- based strictly on their eye color.  In no time, the stigmatized blue-eyed members become distracted and depressed, demonstrating the impact of life-long discrimination on minority achievement and self-esteem.

Jungle Fever. MCA Universal: 1991, (131 minutes).  Description:  One of Spike Lee's best films, Jungle Fever comments more on race relations in America, than on the subject of adultery.  Spike is all over the place with his take on male/female relationships, the devastation wrought on a family and the Black community by crack cocaine, the "color line" in the Italian community and interracial relationships.  But he seems to pull it all together to make a powerful film and one of the best of the 90's.

Seniors: Four Years in Retrospect.  California Newsreel: 1997 (56 minutes).  Description: For most college students, college is a time of dizzying personal change, both confusing and exhilarating.  Seniors prepares undergraduates to take full advantage of these invaluable years of questioning and growth.

Skin Deep.  California Newsreel: 1995 (53:25 minutes).  Description:  Skin Deep follows the eye-opening journey of an often contentious, multicultural group of students as they awkwardly but honestly reveal their prejudices, bare their wounds and try to understand each other.

The Politics of Love in Black and White.  California Newsreel: 1993 (33 minutes).  Description: In this film, mixed couples testify to the joys and strenghts of their relationships, but also their pain and anxieties.  They talk candidly of pressures from both races- including family, friends and "frat brothers" - to stay with their own.  Black and white students opposed to interracial dating argue about its political implications for race relations today.

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TERRORISM/GENOCIDE STUDIES

The Panama Deception.  Empowerment Project Production: 1992, (91 minutes).  Description: In 1989 Panama was turned inside out by 26,000 U.S. government troops searching for one man, Manuel Noriega.  Stealth fighters roared overhead, media reports were suppressed, and the civilian body count may have risen into the thousands.  While the U.S. government was telling one story, an intrepid group of filmmakers were braving roadblocks and bullets to bring America the truth.  This film documents what really happened.  The Panama Deception will make you angry, will make you cry, but most important, it will make you think.

The Triumph of Evil.  PBS Video: 1998, (60 minutes).  Description: It is one of the most shameful stories of the post-Cold War world.  Eight hundred thousand Tutsi's were slaughtered by the Hutu majority in Rwanda while the West turned a blind eye.  AS the U.N.'s genocide Convention- created to make sure genocide would never happen again- marks its 50th anniversary, Frontline examines the role of Britain, France, the U.S. and the U.N. as they ignored warnings and evidence of impending massacre.

The World's Most Wanted Man.  PBS Video: 1998,  (90  minutes). Description: Frontline examines the hunt for Radovan Karadzic, the notorious Bosnian Serb leader indicted for atrocities by the War Crimes tribunal in the Hague, but still at large in the former Yugoslavia.  This film investigates Karadzic's rise to power, the war crimes committed during his rule, and why NATO and U.S. forces have failed to arrest him.

Valentina's Nightmare.  PBS Video: 1997,  (60 minutes).  Description: For days after the slaughter of her Tutsi village, 13 year old Valentina lay hidden among corpses of family and neighbors, her machete wounds festering with infection.  Frontline looks back at the 1994 massacre of 800,000 Tutsi's by the Hutu majority in Rwanda and examines the country's struggle for justice and reconciliation.

Welcome to Sarajevo.  Miramax Films: 1992,  (102 minutes).  Description:  Living on the edge amid the constant threat of attack, an offbeat band of TV journalists, report from a war-torn devastated country.  The action intensifies when one of the journalists crosses the line and risks in a bold attempt to smuggle an orphaned girl to safety.  Welcome to Sarajevo is a gritty, behind -the-scenes look at covering a war... head-on and on the run.

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WOMEN'S STUDIES

Once Were Warriors.  Fine Line features: 1995, (102 minutes).  Description: New Zealand filmmaker Lee Tamahori directed this brutal but powerful story drawn from the culture of poverty and alienation enveloping contemporary Maori life.  The film pulls no punches, literally and figuratively, but despite the rough going, it gives us a rare and important insight into a disenfranchised people digging deep down to find their pride.

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