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.

Bombies

Bombies

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Bombies tells the untold story of the deadly legacy of unexploded cluster bombs in Laos through the personal experiences of villagers, activists and others who courageously deal with them on a daily basis.

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.

The Emblem of Turkey: The Kurdish Problem

The Emblem of Turkey: "The Kurdish Problem"

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Kurdish-Canadian filmmaker Jiyar Gol examines the volatile situation in Turkey for the Kurdish population.

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. 

The Friendship Village

The Friendship Village

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The Friendship Village follows the life of George Mizo, a Native American veteran of the Vietnam War. Decades after the war, he realized a dream to build a village for Vietnamese children exposed to the notorious dioxin, Agent Orange.

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.

Journey for Lotus

Journey for Lotus

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Journey for Lotus is a documentary about a Korean-Canadian taking a journey to find goodness in a traumatic historic period of Japanese colonization of Korea. This documentary unveils the truth about the Japanese colonialism of Korea (1910-1945).

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.

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

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With a critical eye, Lest We Forget looks at the issues of race, human rights and homeland security post-911 in the United States and Canada.

Liberation or Occupation? A Passage through Iraq

Liberation or Occupation? A Passage through Iraq

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Almost a year after the American invasion of Iraq and ousting of Saddam Hussein, Kurdish-Canadian filmmaker Jiyar Gol takes an unpredictable journey into the heart of the war-torn country.

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [50 min version]

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [50 min version]

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SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma is an exploration of the human rights crisis of the Roma people (Gypsies) in Eastern Europe and Italy.

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [72 min version]

SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma [72 min version]

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SUSPINO: A Cry for Roma is an exploration of the human rights crisis of the Roma people (Gypsies) in Eastern Europe and Italy.

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.