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  • Café - This intimate documentary follows an indigenous Mexican family through one critical year of life

  • Can't Do It In Europe - Some people travel to Bolivia to go down the dangerous silver mines, to see the medieval work conditions. Are they crawling through the contaminated tunnels to learn about a foreign culture, or to escape boredom?

  • 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.

  • Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart - A small-town murder in New England became one of the highest-profile cases of the twentieth century.

  • Caring at the End of Life Series - This three-part series deals with end-of-life care and decision making in the hospital, through profiles of several severely ill patients and the staff who deal with them.

  • The Case of the Grinning Cat - In his newest film, French cinema-essayist Chris Marker reflects on French and international politics, art and culture at the start of the new millennium.

  • Casting the First Stone - Focuses on six women who regularly confront each other from opposite sides of a police barricade—three believe that abortion is an inalienable right, three consider it murder.

  • Caught in the Crossfire - Chronicles three diverse Arab New Yorkers - a beat cop, a minister, and a high-level diplomatic correspondent - as they wrestle with their place in wartime America.

  • Celso and Cora - A young couple and their two children living in a squatter settlement in the Philippines' capital, Manila.

  • Chain of Love - A film about the Philippines' second largest export product - maternal love - and how the international trade in love and care affects the women involved, their families, and families in the West.

  • A Chance to Grow - Follows three families whose babies are in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Their stories demonstrate the capacity of ordinary individuals to adapt to crises with extraordinary grace and courage.

  • A Change of Character - This captivating video features neuroscientist Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, author of The Executive Brain, as well as neurologist and best-selling author Dr. Oliver Sacks (Awakenings), in a discussion of frontal lobe damage.

  • Changing Identities: A Story of Traumatic Injury and Art - Each year, approximately 1.5 million people have their lives suddenly changed by brain and spinal cord injuries or stroke.

  • Changing Your Mind - Illustrates new research in nueroplasticity and how the changing brain plays an important role in treating mental diseases and disorders.

  • Chantal Akerman Four Films - Four documentaries spanning two decades are included in this 5-disc box set, with a 16-page booklet and bonus film about the late filmmaker. (new January, 2016)

  • Chantal Akerman, From Here - A conversation with Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman about her films and her directorial philosophy.

  • A Child's Century of War - Takes the viewer on a journey through the past century - the bloodiest in history - from the perspective of children, and tells their stories in their voices.

  • Chile, Obstinate Memory - Patricio Guzmán's landmark film The Battle of Chile (1976) documented the "Popular Unity" period of Salvador Allende's government, the tumultuous events leading up to the 1973 coup, and Allende's death. Guzm&a

  • China Concerto - An observational essay about public spectacles in contemporary China.

  • China Yellow, China Blue - Two-part documentary tells the history of China in the 20th Century - entirely with original archives and motion pictures.

  • Chore Wars - Do you say "I love you" with flowers - or by doing the dishes?! The place of chores in the battle of the sexes.

  • Choropampa - When a devastating mercury spill by the world's richest gold mining corporation hits a quiet peasant village in the Peruvian Andes, a courageous young mayor emerges to lead his people on a quest for healthcare and justice.

  • Chris Marker's Bestiary - Five Chris Marker short films devoted to animals collected together and available for the first time!

  • Chronicle Of A Genocide Foretold - Shot over three years, CHRONICLE OF A GENOCIDE FORETOLD follows several Rwandans before, during, and after the 1994 genocide.

  • City of Dreams - A day in Ponte City, perhaps the tallest residential building in the southern hemisphere, and home to thousands of immigrants from all over Africa.

  • Clara Lemlich - The story of the young, Jewish, Ukrainian-born woman who in 1909 sparked the 'Uprising of the 20,000' -- the first massive strike of New York City garment workers.

  • Class of Struggle - Workers at the Yema Watch Factory in Besanšon depict their own labor struggles in this collective production initiated by Chris Marker.

  • The Clitoris - A close look at that part of the female anatomy that exists purely for pleasure, and how this highly sensitive organ has long been ignored or misunderstood in the medical literature.

  • Close, Closed, Closure - Made with an Israeli and Palestinian crew, this film shows the growing desperation of the men and women who live in the Gaza Strip.

  • The Coal Miner's Day - Every day hundreds of men risk life and limb going down into the Buzhanska mine in the Ukraine to mine coal with rusty old tools from the Soviet era.

  • Code Gray - 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.

  • Coincidence in Paradise - Delves into the mystery of our origins, seeking the latest discoveries that may answer the question - What exactly was it that first initiated our genesis, our species' actual birth?

  • Colonists for a Day - A fascinating account of Australia's colonization of Papua New Guinea.

  • The Color of Gold - In South Africa's President Steyn Gold Mine, 8000 men live in a compound next to the mine shaft in which they dig, far from their families.

  • A Common Purpose - The trial of the "Upington 25" in South Africa in 1986 saw twenty-five men and women from a black township tried for the murder of a local black policeman.

  • Community Voices - A multi-cultural array of patients, clinicians, and other healthcare workers explore the many ways that differences in culture, race and ethnicity affect health and the delivery of healthcare services.

  • The Comrade - The story of Luiz Carlos Prestes, legendary leader of the Brazilian Communist Party (PCB) for over 35 years, who died in 1990.

  • Congo in Four Acts - A quartet of short films (on one dvd) that lay bare the reality of everyday life in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Congo: The Doctor Who Saves WomenCongo: The Doctor Who Saves Women - Tens of thousands of women have been raped during 20 years of war in eastern Congo.

  • Constant, Avant le Depart - Filmed shortly before Constant Nieuwenhuys' death, this is an intimate glimpse into the life and work of the painter, urban theorist, and influential member of the European avant-garde.

  • Conversations with Roy DeCarava - The life of the first black photographer to win a Guggenheim Fellowship.

  • The Cow Jumped Over the Moon - The story of Fulani cattle herders in West Africa using U.S. satellite imaging technology to find grazing and water for their herds during drought.

  • Cracks in the Mask - A Torres Strait Islander sets out on a voyage of discovery to the great museums of Europe where his cultural heritage now lies.

  • A Crime to Fit the Punishment - Visits blacklisted Hollywood filmmakers who came together to make the seminal labor film, SALT OF THE EARTH.

  • Crimes of Honour - Filmed in Jordan and on the West Bank, investigates the terrible reality of femicide—the killing of sisters or daughters suspected of losing their virginity, for having refused an arranged marriage or having left a husband.

  • Crystal Fear, Crystal Clear - Methamphetamine, or crystal meth, has become the drug of choice for teenagers in small towns across North America. Highly addictive, cheap, and easy to get, it can cause psychosis, permanent brain damage, and even death. This program docume

  • Cuban Animations from the Young Directors Film Festival - Eight animated shorts from the most important showcase for young cinematic talent in Cuba

  • Cul de Sac - An allegory for a working class suburb in decline, this film investigates the story of Shawn Nelson, who stole a tank and went on a rampage through the residential streets of Clairemont, CA.

  • The Culture of Emotions - Designed to introduce cultural competence and diversity skills to mental/behavioral health professionals and students who deal with multi-cultural client populations.

  • CultureJam - A film about the movement called Culture Jamming. Pranksters and subversive artists are causing a bit of brand damage to corporate mindshare...

  • Cycling the Frame - A quirky 1988 documentary in which Tilda Swinton tours the circumference of the Berlin Wall on a bicycle.

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