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Film/Video

  1. Abortion: Stories from North and South
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1984
  2. Alice in Migraland
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2013
    The story of how undocumented students organized creatively and strategically and got the Federal Government to grant them legal status.
  3. Alive in the Nuclear Age
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1990
  4. Alternative Energy
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1984
  5. America: From Freedom to Fascism
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2006
    An attack on the erosion of civil liberties in the United States.
  6. American Autumn: An Occudoc
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Shot on the front lines and meeting spaces of the Occupy movement in NYC, Boston, and Washington, DC from the earliest days through the end of January 2012, American Autumn: an Occudoc is an inside looking out view of the occupy movement.
  7. American Commune
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Sisters Rena and Nadine return to The Farm, the legendary hippie commune in Tennessee where they were raised, to tell the story of their alternative family and the rise and fall of America's largest utopian socialist experiment.
  8. Anti-Capitalist Demonstration of May 1, 2013 in Montreal
    Journée des Travailleurs et Travailleuses: Manifestation Anti-Capitaliste

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2013
    Montreal 2013: police state. Montreal's municipal goverment passes a bylaw that suspends the right of citizens to assemble unless they have received advance permission from police. Citizens who assert their right to assembly are kettled by police and arrested.
  9. Armed on Our Own Ground
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
  10. Arundhati Roy on Obama's Wars, India and Why Democracy Is "The Biggest Scam in the World"
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010
    Indian writer and activist Arundhati Roy on President Obama, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, India and Kashmir and much more. Roy also talks about her journey deep into the forests of central India to report on the Maoist insurgency.
  11. Ask a Silly Question
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    An inquiry into the polling and market industry. Through bogus street polls, we see how frequently people are willing to give opinions on subject matter they know nothing about.
  12. Avenge But One of My Two Eyes
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2006
    Israeli director Avi Mograbi documents what he calls the "culture of death" in the psychology of Israel the occupier.
  13. Banking on South Africa
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
  14. Battered and Blamed
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  15. Battle for Brooklyn
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Battel for Brooklyn is an intimate look at the very public and passionate fight waged by residents and business owners of Brooklyn’s historic Prospect Heights neighborhood facing condemnation of their property to make way for the polarizing Atlantic Yards project, a massive plan to build 16 skyscrapers and a basketball arena for the New Jersey Nets.
  16. The Battle of Beech Hall
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1982
  17. Be a Good Boy Now
    Resource Type: Film/Video
  18. The Betrayal
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    The filmmaker's personal journey to confront her past, baring her soul to those most hurt by her troubled youth when she ricocheted from far-left radicalism to neo-Nazi fascism out of a desperate need to belong.
  19. Between the Lines
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1984
  20. Beyond The Image: A Guide to films about Women and Change
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1986
  21. Big Boys Gone Bananas!*
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    First there was a film about banana workers saying the Dole Food Company had made them infertile. Then Dole attacked the filmmakers. Now it's time for a new film!
  22. The Billionaires’ Tea Party
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010
    Both a journey through a unique moment in American history and a thoroughly researched piece of investigative journalism. Through an examination of astroturfing and disinformation, we see how citizen democracy has been captured by powerful corporate interests that threatens not only the heath of American democracy, but that of its citizens and the planet as a whole.
  23. Bleecker Street
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1982
  24. Bleeker Street
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
    Documentary of the efforts of the residents of Bleeker St. to save their homes.
  25. Booker's Place
    A Mississippi Story

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    In 1965, African-American waiter Booker Wright spoke out in a television documentary, outraging many white Southerners and resulting in his murder. Years later, the filmmaker's son returns to examine the repercussions of the interview on Wright's family and the community as a whole.
  26. Budrus
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    A documentary film about a Palestinian community organizer, Ayed Morrar, who unites local Fatah and Hamas members along with Israeli supporters in an unarmed movement to save his village of Budrus from destruction by Israel's Separation Barrier.
  27. Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Anders Ostergaard's award-winning documentary assembles footage smuggled out of Burma/Myanmar by an underground journalist group known as Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB). The film explores how DVB members regularly put their lives at risk to reveal the realities of living under a brutal military occupation despite the government crackdown on free media and internet.
  28. Bus Driver
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    Follows Karnel Basi, a public transit driver in South Vancouver, along his regular route through the downtown east side to the heart of the city and back again. Along the way he picks up a variety of passengers, struggles to stay on schedule and keep his bus safe.
  29. Call Me Kuchu
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    In Uganda, a new bill threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death. David Kato - Uganda's first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat the legislation while combating vicious persecution in their daily lives. But no one, not even the filmmakers, is prepared for the brutal murder that shakes the movement to its core and sends shock waves around the world.
  30. Canned Dreams
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    A simple can of ravioli propels this spectacular 30,000-kilometre, eight-country journey through all phases of food production and the far flung sources of international ingredients.
  31. Captain Planet
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1992
  32. Chomsky on mass media
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1990
  33. Concerned Aboriginal Women occupy Department of Indian Affairs
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1982
    A film depicting the occupation of the Department of Indian Affairs building in Vancouver by a group of Native women in 1981.
  34. Concerned Aboriginal Women occupy Department of Indian Affairs
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
    A film depicting the occupation of the Department of Indian Affairs building in Vancouver by a group of Native women in 1981.
  35. The Conspiracy or How the Transnationals Do It
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  36. Control Room
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2004
    Shows the coverage of the 2003 Iraqi war from the perspective of Al Jazeera, the Arab world's most popular news outlet.
  37. Conversations with Lee Lorch
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2013
    Interviews with mathematician and civil rights activist Lee Lorch.
  38. The Convict Patient
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    After defying one of his country's most oppressive regimes, a man's disproportionate punishment leaves him mentally ill and homeless in Mexico City in this shocking film on how far a government will go to suppress dissention.
  39. The Corporation
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2004
  40. Crayons of Askalan
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    In 1975, at the age of fifteen, Palestinian artist Zuhdi Al Adaw is sentenced and confined in the high security prison of Askalan, Israel for fifteen years. With the help of his fellow prisoners and their families, he manages to stay alive by smuggling in colour crayons and smuggling out his allegorical artwork done on pillowcases, so it finds its way to the outside world.
  41. Crime, Prison and Alternatives
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  42. Dear John
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    Chronicles the closure of the Welland Canal, Ontario's oldest and leading industrial employer: John Deere Welland Works. The film explores what Welland has in store for its future, while helping those that worked at the plant tell their story.
  43. Defamation
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    An expose of the Anti-Defamation League and the way it uses the memory of the Holocaust to silence criticism of Israel.
  44. Detropia
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    A documentary on the city of Detroit and its woes, which are emblematic of the collapse of the U.S. manufacturing base.
  45. The Devil Operation
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    A tale of corporate espionage unfolds in this exposé of torture, intimidation, and murder of Peruvian eco-activists and indigenous farmers. Shocking video footage, horrifying photos, and meticulous reports compiled by private security firms working for U.S. and British-owned gold mines are co-opted by the filmmakers to reveal the truth.
  46. Dialogue on racism
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1990
  47. Doctors with Borders
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2005
    The story of four foreign trained doctors who are struggling to become licensed to practise medicine in Ontario.
  48. Don't Agonize, Organize
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  49. Down on the Farm
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    Four days in the life of National Farmers' Union organizer, Don Kossick.
  50. Down on the Farm
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  51. Downside Adjustments
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  52. Dr. Makdisi on a One State Solution
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2007
    A video clip featuring Dr. Saree Makdisi presenting the case for a one-state solution in Israel-Palestine - a democratic secular state.
  53. Dream Tower
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1994
    Dream Tower, the most Canadian of Mann's feature films (it was produced by the National Film Board and aired on CBC), is about Rochdale College, Toronto's famous experiment in co-operative living and self-directed education. The film concentrates on Rochdale's first two idealistic years, from the perspective of its first student, Paul Evitts, and his progress from idealism to disillusionment as the building became a centre for freeloaders and drug-dealing. At the same time, the film is a reminder that the commnity dubbed a "festering sore" made enduring contributions of Canada's cultural life, through institutions from Coach House Press to Theatre Passe Muraille.
  54. Drought
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    As a result of the persistent drought, an entire community prepares for an inevitable exodus from their homeland in northern Mexico.
  55. The End of Suburbia
    Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2004
    Documentary about the Peak Oil theory and its implications for the America way of life.
  56. Energy: Who Cares? Who Loses?
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
  57. Espoir Voyage
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Like many young men of his country, Joanny travelled from Burkina Faso to the more affluent Ivory Coast in search of work and a better life. For many young Burkinabe men this emigration is a ritual and rite of passage — but Joanny never returned. Years later his brother, Burkinabe filmmaker Michel K. Zongo, decides to retrace his steps.
  58. Everybody Dreams
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    Study of an immigrant family's life as homesteaders in P.E.I. and its opposition to encroaching corporate demands.
  59. Family Violence: Cycle of Fear
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  60. Favela Rising
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2006
    The story of Anderson Sa, and his quest to create a non-violent cultural movement known as Afro-reggae.
  61. The Field of Magic
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Field of Magic is a docu-poem about people living for over two decades in Buda forest near the closed down Kariotiške.s dump, 40 km from Vilnius, Lithuania. A result of four year’s work, the film captures the perspective of the dump dwellers in telling the story of a dissolving community, its uniqueness, daily rhythm, peculiar way of life, every-day joys and sorrows.
  62. Film Resources: Lutheran Church of America - Canada
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1981
  63. Finding North
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.
  64. 5 Broken Cameras
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    5 Broken Cameras is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. Structured around the violent destruction of each one of Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat’s cameras, the filmmakers’ collaboration follows one family’s evolution over five years of village turmoil.
  65. Follow the Dirt Road
    An Introduction to Intential Communities in the 1990s

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Portrays the successes and struggles of communal life in the United States in the 1990s.
  66. For a Better World
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1992
    Inactive/Defunct Periodical
  67. Forget It Jack
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1974
    Film documenting the reasons for a strike at the Norfolk General Hospital in Simcoe, Ontario.
  68. Fuck for Forest
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Fuck for Forest want you to get horny, get naked and save the world, selling self-produced erotica online to benefit the environment. But the transition from fund-raisers to activists tests the resolve and motives of these wide-eyed idealists.
  69. The Future of Food
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2004
    Explores the radical changes in our diet and our food in the last half century.
  70. G-Dog
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Unlikely gang expert Jesuit Father Boyle, known as G-Dog, creates Homeboy Industries, leading former gang involved youth to become a positive force in their communities.
  71. Gasland
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010
    The largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States. The drilling technology of "fracking" or hydraulic fracturing has unlocked a "Saudia Arabia of natural gas" just beneath us. But is fracking safe? When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he embarks on a cross-country odyssey uncovering a trail of secrets, lies and contamination.
  72. GaybleVision
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1986
  73. Gayblevision (Gay TV)
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1981
  74. Gaza Calling
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    For over six years, two Palestinian families are split between the West Bank and Gaza; mothers and sons are forbidden from travelling the one-hour road that separates them. Witness the personal cost of Israel's illegal occupation.
  75. “Gaza is a graveyard,” sing joyful Israeli youths
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2014
    This video shows an Israeli mob actually singing in celebration of children’s deaths in the style of a soccer fans’ song: “In Gaza there’s no studying, No children are left there, Olé, olé, olé-olé-olé.”
  76. Global Wealth Inequality, Illustrated
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2013
    A video for those who think capitalism is the way to end poverty.
  77. God Loves Uganda
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Uganda has become a battleground between human rights groups and the American Evangelical movement, which uses money and fabrications to promote anti-homosexuality laws, many of which carry mandatory death sentences and create a modern theocracy.
  78. Good Day Care
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  79. The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Men who took the unpopular position of pacifism in the face of World War II.
  80. Grassy Narrows
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  81. The Grave Of An Unknown Salvadoran Soldier
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1982
  82. Guideposts for a Sustainable Future
    Tools for Environmental Recovery - videotape

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1990
  83. Hands Across Polluted Waters
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1975
    Chronicle of the visit or representatives from White Dog and Grassy Narrows Reserves to Minimata and Niigaata in Japan.
  84. Harlan County USA
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    A documentary film about the miners' strike in Harlan County, Kentucky in 1973.
  85. Hedy Epstein Speaks at UC Berkeley
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010
    Hedy Epstein, a survivor of the Holocaust at the age of fifteen, describes her experiences during the Holocaust and how they made her committed to fighting injustice for the rest of her life. She describes how the situation on the ground in Palestine today very much resembles the situation in Nazi Germany in 1939, and compares the egregious violations of human rights that are taking place, as a result of the Israeli occupation, in Palestine today to the Holocaust.
  86. Herbicide Trials
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1986
  87. Herman's House
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    'What kind of house does a man who has been imprisoned in a six-foot-by-nine-foot cell for over 30 years dream of?' This film captures the remarkable creative journey and friendship of Herman Wallace, one of the Angola 3, and artist Jackie Sumell while examining the injustice of prolonged solitary confinement.
  88. HERstory: Jeritan
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    A story of Indonesian female migrant workers who left their homes to work as domestic helpers in Macao, China, a community consisting of mainly Chinese as well as a city of casinos and entertainment parlours.
  89. Hold the Line
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    A restrained story-telling of the 2009 CUPE strike in Windsor, Ontario. Excellent shots of Windsor backed by a moody soundtrack, this film tells the story of the Windsor CUPE strike from the workers' point of view.
  90. How to Start a Revolution
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    A documentary on the work and ideas of Gene Sharp, a theorist of non-violent revolution.
  91. Human Rights videotapes
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1992
    5 videotapes for use at senior elementary or secondary levels or for adult audiences.
  92. I Remember Too
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
    Three Chilean children's stories about the "old country".
  93. I Was Born Here
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    An old Dene Indian reflects on his land, his people and his values.
  94. I Was Born Here
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
  95. An Injury to One Is An Injury to All: The History of Trade Unionism in South Africa
    The History of Trade Unionism in South Africa

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  96. Inocente
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Inocente is both a timeless story about the transformative power of art and a timely snapshot of the new face of homelessness in America: children.
  97. Inside 15M: 48h with the indignants
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
  98. Interview - Richard Becker - Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    This interview with Richard Becker about his book “Palestine, Israel and the US Empire” is a brief but comprehensive analysis of the conflict in the Middle East.
  99. Invisible Force: Women Workers in Pakistan
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2007
    Millions of women workers in Pakistan remain unaccounted for in official figures. Even those who are in the formal workforce face problems like lower wages for the same work as men and sexual harrasment.
  100. The Invisible War
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military.
  101. Iraq for Sale
    The War Profiteers

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2006
    A film about what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war which uncovers the connections between private corporations making a killing in Iraq and the decision makers who allow them to do so.
  102. Israeli Apartheid Week: Call it as it is
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
  103. Jai Bhim Comrade
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    India’s Dalit (oppressed) castes were abhorred as “untouchables”. The film, shot over 14 years follows the music of protest of Maharashtra's Dalits. In an age of increasing bigotry and superstition, it is both a record of recent history as well as eloquent testimony to a tradition that has survived amongst the subaltern for thousands of years.
  104. Just Another Cog in the Machine
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    Using wordplay & a photocopier to promote starting a union.
  105. Justice for All?
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    An informative short on how Legal Aid fails low-income workers in BC.
  106. Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1993
    A crucial 1993 film looking at the 1990 standoff in Oka, Quebec. Obomsawin's goal is to explain the perspective of the Mohawk community involved in the conflict.
  107. Keep the TTC public
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Privatization of public transit around the world has been a disaster for taxpayers and riders. In this video, we learn of some of these disasters and why Toronto should avoid TTC public-private partnerships. Narrated by Canadian actor Eric Peterson.
  108. The Kill Team
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    In 2010, a US soldier discovers military crimes in Afghanistan more henious than those of Abu Gharib; but as the perpetrators are also his superiors, his whistle blowing backfires, landing him on trial in this startling expose.
  109. Krisis
    GR2011 - The Prism

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Krisis focuses on the economic crisis in Greece and how it has affected the nation. The desire was to tell the story of the tormented country through a new type of narrative - a group of 14 photojournalists and videographers collaborate to create a multimedia experience, of which the film is one part.
  110. Land: The Threatened Resources
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
  111. Let the Fire Burn
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Why did Philadelphia police bomb a row house occupied by radical group "MOVE" in 1985? What accused authorities to stand idly by for over an hour before fighting the balze? Using archival material, this film investigates the ultimately tragic conflict.
  112. Lobbying for Lives
    Lessons from the Front

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1989
  113. Long Distance Revolutionary
    A Journal with Mumia Abu-Jamal

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    The life and situation of Mumia Abu Jamal.
  114. Loren Goldner speaks on the current capitalist crisis
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010
    Writer and activist Loren Goldner contextualizes the current economic crisis and class struggles in a theory of capitalist development.
  115. Mama Illegal
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    They gave the smugglers all their money and risk their life on their journey across borders: Three women from a small town in Moldavia, living now in Austria and Italy as cleaning women. On top of their hard job they live a life in illegality without documents, far away from their children and family for years.
  116. Manufactured Landscapes
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2006
    Massive projects of modern civilization that have devastating impacts on the surrounding environment.
  117. Manufacturing Consent 
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1992
    A film about Noam Chomsky's ideas about the media, ideology, propaganda, and elite control of society's institutions.
  118. Matewan
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1987
    A film based on events in Matewan, West Virginia in 1920.
  119. Le Mepris N'Aura Qu'un Temps (Hell no Longer)
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1969
    A documentary of a construction worker's home life, life on the job, and unemployed.
  120. Los Mexicanos: The Struggle for Justice of Patricia Perez
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    Every year, some 4000 migrant foreign workers coming mostly from Mexico, labour in Quebec farms to plant and pick our vegetables. In the summer of 2006, Patricia Perez a pro-union militant speaking for the UFCW, launches a major drive to organize the workers in several farms south of Montreal.
  121. The Most Dangerous Man in America
    Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

    Resource Type: Film/Video
  122. My Freedom, Your Freedom
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Knowing nothing but drugs and violence since childhood, Kuebra and Salema have spent their adult years in and out of a Berlin prison, their experiences calling into question the effectiveness of incarceration.
  123. A New Way to Solve Problems: Do It Like Zidane
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2006
    A short video illustrating how to deal with conflict using the Zidane method.
  124. No Fixed Address
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  125. Northland
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2007
    A touching look back at the director's father, Albert Steiner, and his life as a miner. Detailing his death, caused by working in the mine and the reality of getting compensation from mining companies at that time.
  126. Nostalgia de la luz (Nostalgia for the Light) 
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010
    In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers search the sky and explore the origins of the universe. Nearby, a group of women sift through the sand searching for body parts of loved ones murdered and dumped in the desert by the Pinochet dictatorship.
    A meditation on astronomy, the past, memory, and persistance.
  127. Not a Carwash
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    In the Albanian capital of Tirana, students, professors, activists and film lovers take to the streets when authorities attempt to redevelop the property of the city's only art house theatre for profit. The changing face of post-communist Albania is the backdrop for this classic battle between art, commerce, artistic passion and government indifference.
  128. Occupation 101
    Voices of the Silenced Majority

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2007
    A thought-provoking and powerful documentary film on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  129. Occupy: The Movie
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    When Zuccotti Park became the epicentre of a global movement, the world took notice. But what comes next? Uncovering the crusade's genesis, Occupy: The Movie captures America's most daring social movement since the civil rights era.
  130. On the day Yafa's refugees return
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    A video prepared especially for the exhibition "Towards the Return of Palestinians Refugees" presented at the gallery of Zochrot in September 2011. In the video, filmed in the refugee camp of Balata in Nablus, Yaffa refugees speak of return to the city from which they had been expelled in 1948.
  131. One Fine Day
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    The documentary One Fine Day, shows six people from different cultures and religions who all, through a small nonviolent act, have had a significant and positive influence on society. Director Klaas Bense investigates how frustration can be turned into positive actions. He looks at what one single individual can achieve, and the often severe, personal consequences.
  132. Our children our future
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  133. Our Children Our Future.
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1982
  134. Out of Control
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    A film that exposes the Trudeau Anti-Inflation Bill as an attack on Canadian workers.
  135. Painting Red Square
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    7000 kilometres from Moscow, there's another Red Square. Witness the struggle of the labour-left in Whitehorse, Yukon to find a friendly watering hole where they can share a glass with their comrades and debate which shade of red is best.
  136. Palestine: Israeli Love Song
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010
    A video response to Israeli propaganda and PR efforts.
  137. Parallel Institute Video-Tapes
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    Training tapes designed to teach organizations the practical and political skills of organizing.
  138. Parallel Institute Video-Tapes
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    Training tapes to teach poor and working class organizations the basic practical and political skills of organizing.
  139. Peace Out
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Charles Wilkinson explores the costs of damming, fracking, and extracting, and how they implicate every gas tank and light switch in this country.
  140. The People Farm
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    A film that provides insight into growth stimulation of handicapped adults.
  141. Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2010   Published: 2011
    A documentary film on the life and times of folk singer-songwriter Phil Ochs.
  142. A Picture of Health
    Broadcasting The Health Care Blues

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    This program describes the fight of front line workers in the health system for quality health care services and the right to care.
  143. Poor No More
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    In the present economic crisis, many Canadians are destititute and many others are on the brink. Against this climate, a couple of Canadians go on a road trip to Ireland and Sweden, with comedian Mary Walsh as their guide, and get a chance to see how other countries have helped people like themselves.
  144. Price of Gold
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Mongolia is known for its original Nomad culture as well as the spectacular natural landscape. Since gold deposits have been discovered however, both are threatened.
  145. Primer on a Society to be Transformed
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  146. The Question Of War - How Will We Answer Our Children?
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1982
  147. Rafeef Ziadah - 'We teach life, sir
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Video of Rafeef Ziadah, a Canadian-Palestinian spoken word artist and activist, reciting her poem about the occupation of Palestine.
  148. The Ramallah Concert
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2005   Published: 2006
    This concert by the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra took place in August of 2005 in the Palestinian Territory in the city of Ramallah and includes repertoire that Daniel Barenboim is famous for, such as Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Violin & Viola and the ""Nimrod"" variation from Elgar's ""Enigma Variations."" Also includes a feature-length documentary: ""Knowledge is the Beginning"", which was filmed over a six-year period and tells the story of Barenboim's development of the orchestra through interviews, rehearsal and concert excerpts.
  149. Rape
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  150. The Rev. Keith Whitney: Interviewed by Nancy Edwards in Toronto
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  151. The Revisionaries
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    The Revisionaries follows the attempts of a creationist Board of Education member to revise the science and history curricula to better suit a white, Christian nation.
  152. Right to Fight
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1982
  153. A Right to Live, Development Education Centre
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
  154. Rising up strong
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  155. Saving Face
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Every year in Pakistan, there are at least 100 people attacked with acid -- the majority women. Many more go unreported. This documentary Saving Face is the story of two survivors of such attacks — their battle for justice and their journey of healing. Saving Face follows their personal stories and that of the nation of Pakistan as it attempts to tackle this vexing social problem.
  156. Scarlet Road
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Scarlet Road follows the extraordinary work of Australian sex worker, Rachel Wotton. Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression and the rights of sex workers, she specializes in a long over-looked clientele – people with disability.
  157. School Zone
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2008
    Humourous video that explores the benefits and protection the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation has gained for members through advocacy and collective bargaining.
  158. Seeds of Death: Unveiling The Lies of GMOs
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Leading scientists, physicians, attorneys, politicians and environmental activists expose the corruption and dangers surrounding the widespread use of Genetically Modified Organisms in this feature length documentary.
  159. Seeds of Peace
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    Jawdat Talousy worked in a Jewish Settlement located on the West Bank. He was fired because he established a labour committee in order to get equal labour rights as Israeli co-workers.
  160. Shadows of Liberty
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Examines the new media monopoly by corporations in America versus the public battle for truth and democracy.
  161. 6 Floors to Hell
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2008
    On the outskirts of Tel Aviv, in an underground world, live hundreds of Palestinian workers sleep in this hell in order to find a day's work in Israel and bring money home to their families in the West Bank.
  162. Six Weeks of Solidarity
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1995
    A look at the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike, 75 years later.
  163. Smoke Traders
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Smoke Traders tells the story of the contraband tobacco trade and the effect on individual lives and communities from a Native perspective.
  164. So Far From Home: Chileans In Exile
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1982
  165. A Society to be Transformed
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
  166. Some Black Women
    Resource Type: Film/Video
  167. Somewhere Between
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  168. Speaking Our Peace
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1986
  169. SPEC - Nuclear Debates
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  170. Starting From Nina: The Politics of Learning
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1978
  171. Tales of Tomorrow: Our Elders
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  172. Tales of Wesakechak
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1986
  173. Tanaka-san will not do Calisthenics
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2008
    Filmed in Japan, this film follows Tanaka-san who was let go from his job at Oki Electric Manufacturing Company 25 years ago when he refused to conform to militaristic working expectations. Tanaka-san sings in front of his old office each day.
  174. Tell the Truth and Run
    George Seldes and the American Press

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Dissects American journalism throughout the Twentieth Century through the actions of independent newspaperman George Seldes, and offers a piercing look at censorship and suppression in the media.
  175. Terms and Conditions May Apply
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Think your privacy settings are protecting you? Think again. This wry and disturbing doc exposes what governments and corporations do with your personal information each time you click "I Accept".
  176. This isn't Wonderland:
    Women in focus

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  177. Three Brothers In Blood
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2006
  178. The Turnaround Decade Toward Sustainable Development
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1989
  179. 24 Days in Brooks
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2007
    Centred on the 24-day Lakeside Packers strike, this film is a nuanced portrait of people working together for change. They are people like Peter Jany Khwai, who escaped war in Sudan and Edil Hassan, a devout Muslim born in Somalia.
  180. Twice Removed: Double Punishment and Racial Profiling in Canada
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2013
    Immigrants who commit criminal offences are punished twice: once when they're sentenced for their crime, and again when they are permanently removed from Canada, even if they had lived here since childhood.This is known as "double punishment."
  181. Two Video Tapes For Use With Immigrant Women
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1981
  182. Unions (a film)
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1980
  183. United in Anger
    A History of ACT UP

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    United in Anger: A History of ACT UP is a documentary about the birth and life of the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the epidemic. Utilizing oral histories of members of ACT UP, as well as archival footage, the film depicts the efforts of ACT UP as it battles corporate greed, social indifference, and government neglect.
  184. Vancouver People's Law School
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    Video tapes made by local lawyers who explain laws and legal procedures.
  185. Vincenzo Pietropaolo: Witness to the Harvest Pilgrims
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    Vincenzo Pietropaolo has documented the story of Mexican migrant workers over a number of years. This is a brief look into that story.
  186. Wadim
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    The story of Latvians who sought asylum in Germany, their lives there, and the consequences when harsh immigration policies suddenly tear them apart in this critique of laws written and applied without regard for human consequences
  187. Wages for Housework Video Tape
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    A video record of the development of the wages for housework debate.
  188. The Waiting Room
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    The film watches a Californian hospital for a full day, observing what patients and staff go through as they deal with the over-crowded, under-funded US health care system.
  189. Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2005
    A documentary film about the largest company on earth, featuring the stories and everyday lives of families and communities struggling to survive in a Wal-Mart world.
  190. Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2005
    A documentary about Wal-Mart.
  191. The Water Front
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2007
    A documentary about water privatization. Residents of Highland Park, Michigan, known as the birthplace of the auto-industry, have received water bills as high as $10,000; they have had their water turned off, their homes foreclosed, and are struggling to keep water, a basic human right, from becoming privatized. The Water Front is the story of an American city in crisis but it is not just about water. The story touches on the very essence of our democratic system and is an unnerving indication of what is in store for residents around the world facing their own water struggles.
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  192. We Are Legion
    The Story of the Hacktivists

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists takes us inside the world of Anonymous, the radical "hacktivist" collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age.
  193. We Are Wisconsin
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    When a Republican Governor’s bill threatens to wipe away worker rights and lock out public debate, six (extra)ordinary citizens join the growing protest at the Wisconsin State Capitol, and spend the next twenty-six days building a movement that not only challenges the bill, but the soul of a nation.
  194. We Just Won't Take It
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1976
    Film expressing the opposition of the U.A.W. to wage controls.
  195. We Still Have A Heart
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
  196. Where Heaven Meets Hell
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Drawing strength from their families and their Muslim faith, Indonesian sulfur miners face gruelling labour and treacherous conditions on an active volcano, while struggling to overcome the desperate poverty and illiteracy that plague their community.
  197. Who Cares?
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Rosie Dranfeld captures the gritty and dangerous world of Edmonton's sex-trade workers. In this post-Pickton era where the unthinkable is now a gruesome reality, women voluntarily provide police with DNA samples for future identification.
  198. Who is Dayani Cristal?
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Arizona's desert claims another migrant's life. With only the tattoo "Dayani Cristal" as a clue, a search begins across the continent to discover his identity and the people he may have left behind. With Gael Garica Bernal.
  199. Who Killed Chea Vichea?
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    Chea Vichea served as president of Cambodia's garment workers' union until he was gunned down on the street in 2004. Filmed over four years, this film explores motives for Vichea's assassination and unravels a police plot that framed two men, who were sentenced to 20 years in prison.
  200. The Willmar 8
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1981
    Eight female employees of the Citizens National Bank in Willmar Minnesota, USA went on strike on December 16, 1977 over charges of sex discrimination. The tellers and bookkeepers were protesting unequal pay and unequal opportunities for advancement.
  201. Winding Down
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1983
  202. Witch Hunt
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    A documentary about unfounded allegations of satanic abuse of children.
  203. With My Heart in Yambo
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Twenty-four years ago director Fernanda Restrepo's two teenage brothers disappeared. A year later, the family finally learned the worst possible news: the brothers had been kidnapped, tortured and murdered by the Ecuadorean police, and then dumped. Restrepo embarks on the painful journey of recounting her family’s story, and documents yet one more search in Lake Yambo, where the boys’ bodies were dumped.
  204. Women's Work
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1977
  205. The World According to Monsanto
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2008
    Distributed and Produced by Image & Compagnie/ARTE France/Productions Thalie/National Film Board of Canada.
  206. The World's Most Fashionable Prison
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    Fashion designer Puey Quinones works with inmates in a Philipine prison to teach them how to sew, work with fabrics and see their ideas go from sketch to finished product.
  207. Yiddish-Anarchist song "In ale gasn/Hey, hey, daloy politsey!" ("Down with the Police")
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    A video of a Yiddish song bout the political struggles of Jewish socialists, communists, and anarchists, in Russia and Poland since the ending of the 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century. It opposes the Russian ruling class, specifically Tsar Nikolai, and Russia's police.
  208. Yiddish Language and Song: A Collision with Zionism and the Birth of Israel
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2008
    Interview with Yiddish culture archivist, Frank Krasnowsky.
  209. You Got to Move
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    A documentary that follows people from communities in the Southern United States in their various processes of becoming involved in social change.
  210. You, Me & the SPP: Trading Democracy for Corporate Rule
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2009
    What do secrecy, police provocateurs, an assault on democracy and infringements on citizens' rights have in common? The Security and Prosperity Partnership.
  211. You might think you're superior but I think I'm equal
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1982
  212. The Young Man Was
    Part 1: United Red Army

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    The start of a film trilogy that traces 1970s ultra left movements' turn to violence; Part One is based on the negotiations of the 1977 JAL hijacking, between the Japanese Red Army members on board the plane and the Dhaka control tower in Bangladesh.


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