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Fidel Castro / a production of WGBH Boston ; written and produced by Adriana Bosch ; directed by Adriana Bosch
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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2005]
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F1788.22.C3 F52 2005

A timely video from last year’s PBS series, An American Experience. Excellent footage and well-written, here’s a good reminder to us of why the recent event of Castro’s power shift would be seen as so monumental to Cubans. Anything Castro does is monumental.

A Short Summer in Gaza [videorecording] / NHK documentary ; Tetsuji Miyagawa, Go Kamoshida, directors
[Princeton, N.J.] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2005
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DS119.76 .S56 2005

The precarious hopes and daily struggles of Gaza strip residents are documented in this compelling program, which focuses on the 2003 summer ceasefire: a chapter of Israeli-Palestinian history filled with American ambivalence, disappointing prisoner releases, and the eventual disintegration of the ceasefire itself. A pacifist Gazan artist, his militant-minded son, and the pragmatic widow of a Hamas extremist all contribute to this street-level exploration of the summer’s event, shedding light on the human and political consequences of the Israeli occupation, and clearly illustrating why Palestinian despair surpasses optimism

Body as Matrix: Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle
a film by Maria Anna Tappeiner
[Princeton, NJ] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2004
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N6537.B223 A45 2004

With the five-part Cremaster Cycle of films, multi-award-winning artist Matthew Barney invented a densely layered and interconnected sculptural world that surreally combines sports, biology, sexuality, history, and mythology as it organically evolves.

Corridor of Shame [videorecording] : The Neglect of South Carolina’s Rural Schools / produced and directed by Bud Ferillo ; executive producer, John S. Rainey
[S.n.] : Ferillo & Associates, c2005
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LC5146 .C67 2005

Featuring parents, students, teachers, administrators and superintendents from the plaintiff districts in the education equity case of Abbeville vs. State of South Carolina, with appearances by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley and others”