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Films & DVDs Released in 2017
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Icarus Films' Top 12 Best Selling DVDs to colleges and universities, for the month of September 2017:

Our Top 6 Best Selling DVDs
from The Fanlight Collection
and Program Development Associates:

1. 

We the WorkersWe the Workers - Filmed over six years, we witness the birth of a nascent labor movement in China, as activists help workers face officials and factory owners.

2. 

Mr. Gaga - The story of artistic genius Ohad Naharin, one of the most important choreographers in the world, who redefined the language of modern dance.

3. 

Althusser, an Intellectual Adventure - Centered around the only filmed interview ever given by acclaimed French philosopher Louis Althusser, who murdered his wife, Helene, a few weeks after the interview was given.

4. 

Capitalism - An ambitious and accessible six-part series that looks at both the history of ideas and the social forces that have shaped the capitalist world.

5. 

The Destruction of Memory - Explores the loss of priceless artwork, artifacts and historical sites through war and terrorism.

6. 

Chicago BoysChicago Boys - After the coup in 1973, Chile was turned into a laboratory for the world's most radical neo-liberal experiment.

7. 

Nothing is Forgiven - The story of Zineb El Rhazoui, a young Moroccan woman who, in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack, finds her life radically transformed.

8. 

Welcome to Refugeestan - Explores the land of camps, from Kenya, to Tanzania, Jordan, and the Greece/Macedonia border, as well as at the UNHCR's headquarters in Geneva.

9. 

The Apology - Former "Comfort Women" who were forced to serve Japanese troops during World War II tell their harrowing stories.

10. 

National DiplomaNational Diploma - A group of Congo's high school students desperately tries to pass their final exam in order to graduate.

11. 

Thank You for the Rain - Kisilu, a Kenyan farmer, uses his camera to capture the life of his family, his village and the damages of climate change. When a violent storm occurs, he becomes a community leader and activist on the global stage.

12. 

Bitter Money - Explores the theme of historical memory in post-Franco Spain, focusing on the unknown story of LGBT repression under Franquismo.

1. 

Worlds Apart - A series on cross-cultural healthcare. Four films raise awareness about how cultural barriers affect patient-provider communication and other aspects of care for patients of diverse backgrounds.

2. 

Ten Commandments of Communicating With People With Disabilities - This top-selling video is used to train staff and community on disability etiquette and best practices.

3.

Refrigerator Mothers - From the 1950s through the 1970s, autism was widely blamed on cold and rejecting mothers. This film explores the devastating impact of this misdiagnosis through the stories of seven mothers and their children.

4. 

Opening Doors - The history and great impact of public health nursing programs in urban and rural communities.

5. 

In Place - Just In Time Training - In this inspiring and motivating session, Dr. Tom Pomeranz focuses on the four coaching strategies that can serve to dramatically enhance the effectiveness of Direct Support Professionals.

6. 

Code Gray: Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing - Academy Award nominee for Best Short Documentary. Explores four open-ended cases in which nurses confront serious ethical dilemmas in their day-to-day work.

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