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  • About Executing EichmannAbout Executing Eichmann - Why did a prominent group of Holocaust survivors and philosophers oppose the death sentence for Adolf Eichmann?

  • The Absent House - Sustainable design in the tropics: Puerto Rican architect Fernando Abruña Charneco is a pioneer of locally-suited green buildings.

  • Advertising Missionaries - Follows the mission of one theater company to bring the consumer revolution to the people of the highlands of Papua New Guinea.

  • Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World - A behind-the-scenes history of the Soviet Union's 10-year long war in Afghanistan.

  • Against My Will - The stories of three women who took refuge at the Dastak women's shelter in Pakistan, founded to help women fleeing abusive and murderous families.

  • Agent Orange - A look at the long-term effects, on U.S. soldiers, the Vietnamese people, and the environment of Vietnam, of the spraying of Agent Orange on Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

  • Aging in America - A glimpse at aging athletes, activists, wranglers and strippers, and inmates growing old in our nation's prisons, reaching their "golden" years in the first part of the twenty-first century.

  • Agustín's Newspaper - Journalism students at the University of Chile embark on an investigation of El Mercurio, the oldest newspaper in Chile.

  • Al Jazeera - A behind-the-scenes look at Al Jazeera, the most important television news channel in the Arab world. ** Viewer's Choice, 2003 Middle East Studies Association FilmFest **

  • Alabbá - An exploration of the fascinating history of Santería.

  • Alfred Ayer & Arne Naess - Analytic philosopher Alfred Ayer and Arne Naess, father of the deep ecology movement, discuss skepticism, fact, and truth.

  • Algeria's Bloody Years - Chronicles the country's struggle for peace, stability and democracy since independence, and the surprising origins of the brutal conflict between Islamic fundamentalists and the national Army.

  • All Restrictions End - Reflections on Islam and clothing, Iranian cinema, Persian painting and more characterize this thought-provoking artistic documentary.

  • All White in Barking - Filmmaker Marc Isaacs examines, with charm and humor, modern attitudes toward race in Barking, a white working class community east of London.

  • Alois Nebel - It is the end of summer, 1989. Alois Nebel works as a train dispatcher at a small railway station in the Sudetenland, a mountainous region on the Czechoslovak border.

  • Alonso's Dream - A contemplative and critical look at the impact the Zapatista uprising and paramilitary violence have had on the Mayan people.

  • Alzheimer's & African Americans: Echoes from the Past - Examines the high incidence of Alzheimer's disease in African-Americans, through the experiences of families who are providing care for a loved one, with everyday living advice from health professionals.

  • Alzheimer's Disease: Inside Looking Out - Through the stories of eight people with Alzheimer's disease, this touching video gives viewers a real and vivid sense of what it's like to experience the early stages of progressive memory loss.

  • Alzheimers Care Series - This three-part series addresses common but often misunderstood behaviors of patients with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

  • Amateur Photographer - The story of a German soldier and the photographs that he took, while serving on the Eastern Front during WWII.

  • America's Brutal Prisons - Exposes the violence occurring inside prisons throughout America, where prisoners are routinely abused, even tortured, by prison guards.

  • An American Ism: Joe McCarthy - Examines the making of America's most notorious demagogue, Senator Joseph R. McCarthy

  • Americas in Transition - A concise and fast-paced history of the volatile forces at work in Chile, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua in the 1980s

  • Anatsui at Work - A swift instructive look at the artist El Anatsui demonstrating his process, and discussing his theories.

  • Andre's Lives - The story of Andre Steiner, dubbed "the Jewish Schindler," who saved thousands of Slovak Jews during the Holocaust.

  • The Angry Heart - Spotlights the epidemic of heart disease among African Americans through the story of 45-year-old Keith Hartgrove, who has already experienced two heart attacks and quadruple bypass surgery.

  • Angry Monk - Gendun Choephel, a legendary figure in Tibet, turned from the monastic life he was born to (as the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama), to become a fierce critic of his country's religious conservatism and isolationism.

  • Antonio Negri - The biography and current relevance of the sociologist and political philosopher, co-authoer of EMPIRE, and his role as an intellectual leader of the anti-globalization movement.

  • Arab Diaries - A five-part documentary series that presents a fresh, insightful picture of contemporary life across the Arab world.

  • Art Safari - Meet the superstars of the Contemporary Art World, including Matthew Barney, Takashi Murakami and Sophie Calle, in this playful series of 8 films, along with "art geek" Ben Lewis, as he travels the world in search of great art, and art tha

  • Art Safari Disc One - Disc One of Ben Lewis' Art Safari, featuring Maurizio Cattelan, Gregor Schneider, Matthew Barney, and Relational Art

  • Art Safari Disc Two - Disc Two of Ben Lewis' Art Safari, featuring Wim Delvoye, Santiago Sierra, Sophie Calle, and Takashi Murakami

  • Artful History - Artful History offers an insider's look at the world of art restoration and raises crucial questions about art, authenticity, and the tension between historical and commercial value.

  • As a Young Girl of Thirteen - Holocaust survivor Simone Lagrange vividly recounts her experiences in Auschwitz, and the role she played in bringing Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie to justice.

  • As Long as the Rivers Flow - A series of five films which document the epic struggle of Canada's Native People.

  • At the Breaking Point - Short video excerpts that reflect on several crucial aspects of family caregiving-from the effects of Alzheimer's on the spousal relationship to the right to die with dignity.

  • August Sander - A portrait of one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, who though uncelebrated in his own lifetime, pioneered social documentary photography.

  • Autism: A World Apart - The stories of three families show us what the textbooks and studies cannot - what it's really like to love and care for children with autism.

  • Awakening from Sorrow: Buenos Aires 1997 - Documents the power to transform pain into action and to lift the veil of repression that has gripped a generation of young people orphaned by Argentina's 'Dirty War.'

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