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  1. Ray & Liz (2018)

    Director
    Richard Billingham
    Subject
    Film studies; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (BR Region B, 108 minutes), £18.56

    Photographer Richard Billingham makes his feature-film debut with this intricate family portrait, inspired by his own memories of growing up in the West Midlands in the late 70s and early 80s, and then his...

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  2. On the Edge (2014)

    Director
    Cathy Denford
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 28 minutes), £20.00

    Two rough sleepers who are living ‘on the edge’ meet and start a relationship that gives them confidence to rebuild their lives and re-engage with society. This short fictional film tells a very...

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  3. Vortex - Life in One of the Poorest Village in Hungary (2012)

    Subject
    Geography; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 76 minutes), £41.99

    Filmed over six months, in Hungarian with English subtitles, this documentary follows three families in the village of Told, one of the poorest villages in Hungary. Isolation, poverty and discrimination...

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  4. Poverty and the Media (2012)

    Director
    Mark Saunders
    Subject
    Media studies; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 74 minutes), £75.00 (Institutional rate)

    POVERTY AND THE MEDIA is a participatory project examining how the media treats poverty and those affected: Looking at representation, stigmatisation and stereotyping, it asks wheter the media bridges or...

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  5. Crossing the American Crises: From Collapse to Action (2011)

    Director
    Silvia Leindecker
    Producer
    Michael Fox
    Subject
    Economics; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 82 minutes), $19.95

    On September 15, 2008, the United States fell into the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. The same day, the filmmakers set out on a trip around the country to ask the American people what...

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  6. All White in Barking / Men of the City - Two Films by Marc Isaacs (2010)

    Director
    Marc Isaacs
    Subject
    Film studies; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 133 minutes), £12.99

    This release brings together two documentaries by Marc Isaacs that explore the themes of race and class: ALL WHITE IN BARKING and MEN OF THE CITY. ALL WHITE IN BARKING probes the attitudes of Barking’s...

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  7. Unnatural Causes (2009)

    Subject
    Health Education; Medical sciences; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 240 minutes), $295.00

    This 7-part television series, broadcast by PBS, was conceived as part of an ambitious communications and public engagement campaign conducted with leading public health, policy and community-based...

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  8. Knife Crime Culture, The (2009)

    Subject
    Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 24 minutes), £49.00 (DVD), £20.00 (1 Year Digital Licence), £49.00 (3 Year Digital Licence)

    This programme looks at the historical background to a worryingly growing trend and questions what happens to the victims, perpetrators, families and communities involved in knife crime. It also touches on...

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  9. Iraq in Fragments (2007)

    Director
    James Longley
    Subject
    Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 90 minutes), £19.99

    This incredibly photographed, well-balanced documentary looks at life in war-torn Iraq through the eyes of Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds and is the sum of the two years American director James Longley struggled...

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  10. Sense of Freedom (2006)

    Director
    John Mackenzie
    Subject
    Film Studies; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 85 minutes), £5.99

    A film directed by John Mackenzie dramatising the life of Jimmy Boyle who was reputed to be Scotland’s most violent man. After a hard upbringing he was twice charged and cleared of murder but was finally...

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