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  1. Harlan County (1976)

    Director
    Barbara Kopple
    Subject
    Film studies; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 103 minutes), £14.99

    A re-release on DVD of one of the seminal films of the US documentary movement. Barbara Kopple’s 1976 Oscar winner profiles a miners’ strike in Kentucky that saw a corporation playing hardball against...

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  2. Megacities (2011)

    Director
    Michael Glawogger
    Subject
    Geography
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 90 minutes), £14.99

    This documentary explores the resourcefulness and imagination of people living in some of the world’s most overpopulated cities: Bombay, New York, Moscow and Mexico City.The film is a tale in twelve...

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  3. History of Nuclear Energy: Problems and Promises (2007)

    Director
    Scott Reid
    Subject
    History; Physics
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (118 minutes), £24.99

    This 2-DVD set features film footage from the fifties and sixties which explores the power of nuclear energy and the threat of fallout after a nuclear explosion. Includes: NUCLEAR MEDICAL ASPECTS OF NUCLEAR...

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  4. Lake of Fire (2008)

    Director
    Tony Kaye
    Subject
    Medical sciences; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 152 minutes), £15.99

    Filmmaker Tony Kaye presents the definitive work on an incendiary subject. Interviewing pro-choice and pro-life advocates, religious leaders and liberals, academics and campaigners on the front-line of the...

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  5. Rip: A Remix Manifesto (2009)

    Director
    Brett Gaylor
    Subject
    Law; Media studies; Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 80 minutes), £14.99

    Web activist and filmmaker Brett Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th century and shattering the wall between users and producers. The...

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  6. War Photographer

    Director
    Christian Frei
    Subject
    Art; History; Media studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 96 minutes), £14.99

    What makes someone want to enter a conflict zone with a camera? Christian Frei’s stunning documentary about photographer, James Nachtwey, doesn’t so much investigate the reasons as profile a moralist...

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  7. Flow: For the Love of Water (2010)

    Director
    Irena Salina
    Subject
    Development studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 93 minutes), £14.99

    Irena Salina directs this feature-length documentary about the industry and consumption of water. As African villages survive on potentially toxic water supplies out of sheer necessity, Salina explores how...

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  8. From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China (1981)

    Director
    Murray Lerner
    Subject
    Music; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 NTSC, 84 minutes), £24.99

    In 1979, as China re-opened its doors to the West, master violinist Isaac Stern received an unprecedented invitation from its governernment to tour the country, performing and mentoring young Chinese...

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  9. Street Fight (2008)

    Director
    Marshall Curry
    Subject
    Politics & government; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 81 minutes), £14.99

    STREET FIGHT chronicles the ferocious political clash in 2002 between Cory Booker, a 32-year-old Yale Law School graduate, and long term incumbent Sharpe James, for Mayor of Newark, N.J. Fought in Newark’s...

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  10. Up the Yangtze (2008)

    Subject
    Geography
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 NTSC, 93 minutes), £14.99

    The Three Gorges Dam, the largest engineering project since the Great Wall and hotly contested symbol of the Chinese economic miracle, provides the epic and unsettling backdrop for UP THE YANGTZE, a dramatic...

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