Darfur destroyed: This includes scenes of burned and bombed villages in Darfur, Sudan, and interviews with the civilian victims of the crisis. It is based on footage shot in July and August 2004 by a Human Rights Watch researcher, showing rebel-held regions of Darfur that no journalists or aid workers had reached.
A brutally honest inside look into the current tragedy befalling the Darfur region. This film seeks to provide space for the victims of atrocities to speak and to engage with the world. Amnesty International will use the film to educate its members.
Follows the story of six people who are determined to end the sufferings in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur. The six - an American activist, an international prosecutor, a Sudanese rebel, a sheikh, a leader of the World Food Program and an internationally known actor - demonstrate the power of how one individual can create extraordinary changes.
Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne begins making a film for Zachary, son of his oldest friend who was murdered by Zachary's mother. The film's focus shifts to Zachary's grandparents as they fight to win custody of Zachary from the woman who took their son's life.
"The battle for the future of American culture is sharply divided within the hearts and minds of the people of this nation. The liberties that American Christians now enjoy, such as publicly practicing their faith, are being threatened by an intellectual elite that is attempting to create a 'religious free' government. The controversial haze surrounding the First Amendment needs to be cleared. Crucial decisions that adversely affect all of us are being made because of a lack of understanding or a misinterpretation of this amendment. Herb Titus and Barry Lynn lay out two precedent-setting views of our legal system in this stimulating head-to-head debate"--Container.
Délits flagrants: documents the French criminal justice system by tracing individual cases filmed between November 1993 and January 1994, from the arrival at the Préfecture to interview with the defense lawyer.
Matt King is an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries.
"This video is intended to raise awareness for victim advocates, criminal justice practitioners, and others who work with crime victims about the issues involved for those whose cases involve DNA evidence. Through a series of interviews with crime victims, victim advocates, sexual assault nurse examiners, law enforcement, and prosecutors, the video highlights issues such as collection and preservation of evidence, the crime's impact on the victim, victim notification at points along the process, and victim involvement and participation in the process"--Container.
Documentary that chronicles the civil rights career of attorney Arthur Kinoy. He and other legal experts focus on some of the key civil rights and social movements in America following World War II--the Rosenbergs and McCarthyism, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, Watergate--and point out the constitutional issues at stake and legal strategies employed.
Silver Gavel Award winner in the other films or videos category of the 38th annual Gavel Awards Competition sponsored by the American Bar Association.
"Domestic violence shows the Tampa, Florida police responding to domestic violence calls and the work of the Spring, the principal shelter in Tampa for women and children. Sequences with the police include police response, intervention, and attempted resolution of domestic violence calls. Sequences at the shelter include intake interviews, individual counseling sessions, anger management training, group therapy, staff meetings, conversations among clients and between clients and staff, and school activities, therapy and counseling for the children at the shelter"--Container cover insert.
Set in an Edwardian country house in 1912, Downton Abbey portrays the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them. In the drawing rooms, library, and beautiful bedrooms, with their tall windows looking across the park, lives the family, but below stairs are other residents, the servants, as fiercely possessive of their ranks as anyone above.
A profound look at the human face of the migrant, this film explores who these people are, why they leave their homes and what they face in their journey. It also explores the places of conflict, pain and hope along the U.S.-Mexico border.