80:20—The Developing World (a 5-part series)

80:20—The Developing World (a 5-part series)

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This compact and comprehensive series explores what could be done to improve living conditions in lesser-developed countries.

Consequences: The Private Side of Britain

Consequences: The Private Side of Britain

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This provocative documentary chronicles the effects of Margaret Thatcher's right-wing policies on Britian in the 1980s and looks at how similar Canada's political landscape is 20 years later.

Culture Jam: Hijacking Commercial Culture

Culture Jam: Hijacking Commercial Culture

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This documentary profiles a new brand of revolutionary--the Culture Jammer.

Development and Debt • 80:20—The Developing World

Development and Debt • 80:20—The Developing World

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Development and Debt looks at the history of the international development assistance that began in the early 1960s and conditions attached to that aid, often benefitting those providing it more than its recipients.

Encirclement: Neo-Liberalism Ensnares Democracy

Encirclement: Neo-Liberalism Ensnares Democracy

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Drawing upon the thinking and analyses of renowned intellectuals, Encirclement sketches a portrait of neo-liberal ideology and examines the various mechanisms used to impose its dictates throughout the world. 

In the Company of Fear

In the Company of Fear

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Colombia is notorious for its politics of fear. In the Company of Fear explores the power of non-violent resistance to oppose state terror, through the work of "Protective Accompaniment".

Interdependence • 80:20—The Developing World

Interdependence • 80:20—The Developing World

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Interdependence explains that, concerned or not, everyone is affected—through trading relationships and other factors of interdependence such as health, the environment, economics and global security.

The Legacy of Colonialism • 80:20—The Developing World

The Legacy of Colonialism • 80:20—The Developing World

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The Legacy of Colonialism examines the role worldview played in the 500 years of colonization that began in the 15th century, tracing historical structures contributing to the current status of many lesser-developed countries.

On the Line

On the Line

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North Vancouver documentary filmmaker Frank Wolf and his friend Todd McGowan trace the proposed track of the Northern Gateway Pipeline proposed by Enbridge to deliver Alberta's Tar Sands bitumen to Asian markets. Their journey by bicycle, hiking, rafting and kayaking shows some somber challenges and risks with this billion-dollar project.

Over Land

Over Land

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This farm story, from the inside out, paints an intimate portrait of a Canadian family facing a crisis in agriculture.

Public Education: NOT FOR SALE!

Public Education: NOT FOR SALE!

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At a May 2000 education conference, teachers, administrators, support workers, students and parents discuss corporate intrusion into public schools.

A Tropical Paradise • 80:20—The Developing World

A Tropical Paradise • 80:20—The Developing World

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A Tropical Paradise provides an overview of the 80/20 split of global wealth and introduces the concept of developing countries and the origin of the term “third world.”

THE U.S. AND US

THE U.S. AND US

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Questioning the very notion of Canadian sovereignty, this short documentary features an amusing mélange of Quinn's street performances and sobering interviews from some of Canada's leading authors, activists and politicos.

Where to Next? • 80:20—The Developing World

Where to Next? • 80:20—The Developing World

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Where to Next? gives a thoughtful perspective on foreign aid, pointing out that outcomes are often greater for business development in donor nations than poverty reduction in recipient countries.

Working to Help My Mom

Working to Help My Mom

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Like it or not, child labour is an indisputable reality in today's world. This documentary looks at the boys, girls and adolescents who have no other option but to work for their survival in Santiago, Chile.