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  1. Population Change: Migration to the UK (2016)

    Subject
    Geography; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 40 minutes), £40.00

    This resource looks at the causes, impacts and management of the UK’s current period of rapid immigration. The DVD is designed to encourage students to think about migrants’ different countries of...

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  2. They Call Us Maids: The Domestic Workers’ Story (2015)

    Subject
    Social Studies; Women’s studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 7 minutes), £15.00

    This short animated film tells the story of the thousands of women from extremely poor backgrounds, in countries such as the Philippines, Indonesia, South Asia or Africa, who have to find work abroad to...

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  3. European Volunteer Workers (2013)

    Producer
    Mark Whitaker
    Subject
    History; Social Studies

    Between 1947 and 1949 the British government, desperately short of workers in the ‘essential’ industries of agriculture, coal mining and textiles, turned to the millions of East Europeans living in...

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  4. Master Qi and the Monkey King (2012)

    Director
    Michael Govenar
    Subject
    Music
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 81 minutes), $24.95

    Documentary chronicling the life and work of Qi Shu Fang, one of the most well-known masters of Chinese Opera, who has moved, with her husband Ding Me-kui and their company of Chinese Opera performers to the...

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  5. Caribbean Roots: Poets Read Their Own Work (2011)

    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Audio (CD, 140 minutes), £16.00

    This 2-CD collection brings together 58 recordings of ten Black British and Caribbean poets. The selections illustrate a range of experiences, emotions, styles and influences, reflecting both the culture of...

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  6. Meet the Immigrants (2008)

    Subject
    Geography; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 180), £17.99

    This DVD contains the six programmes from the BBC1 observational documentary series which looks at the lives of several members of the new wave of inward migration into the UK. It takes the audience into...

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  7. Every Good Marriage Begins with Tears (2008)

    Director
    Simon Chambers
    Subject
    Social Studies; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 63 minutes), £50.00

    East London Muslim girl Shahanara is changing from pink hot pants into a sari to meet her husband at the airport. She has only met him once before, when she was married in a union arranged by her Bangladeshi...

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  8. Integration of Immigrants - A Challenge for Europe (2007)

    Subject
    Social Studies

    Five films exploring the challenges and benefits of our modern, multi racial society: begin with an interview with Franco Frattini, Vice-President of the EC. 1) "Year of Education for Immigrants": As a...

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  9. I for India (2005)

    Director
    Sandhya Suri
    Subject
    History; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 70 minutes), £15.99

    In 1965 Yash Pal Suri left India for the UK. The first thing he did was buy two Super-8 cameras, one of which he sent home to his family in India. For the next 40 years, the family exchanged...

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  10. View from the Bridge, A (2003)

    Subject
    Drama; Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL), £39.90

    Filmed on location in New York City, this video contains interviews with the present-day generation of Italian-Americans who discuss the social, cultural and historical issues within Arthur Miller’s...

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