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Ben Spock, Baby Doctor

The life, times and pediatric pioneering of one of the 20th century's most important and influential figures, a genuine American folk hero.
"One of the most influential people
of this (the 20th) century."
—Life Magazine
"Excellent..."
—Boston Globe
"Amiable, engaging..."
—New York Times
"A man of peace and a man of children, and there is not much difference between them. If you care for children, you are going to be concerned for peace."
—The Rev. William Sloan Coffin

City Out of Wilderness

Washington DC history. Treatment by Richter. Oscar nominated documentary short

Crossing the Line

The grassroots campaign to close the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA), with Martin Sheen and 7,000 others. Susan Sarandon, narrator.

Father Roy: Inside the School of Assassins

The struggle to find and reveal the truth about the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA). Susan Sarandon, narrator.
"This powerful film presents one person's efforts to change American foreign policy... recommended for all video collections."
—Library Journal
"One of the outstanding documentaries of 1997."
—Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
"Inspiring."
—Grand Rapids Press
"Persuasive."
—Boston Globe
"Chilling."
—Dallas Morning News
"Fascinating...intriguing."
—The Evangelist
"An inspiring tool for education and action."
—Report on Guatemala

The Gifts

Oscar nominated documentary short
"The most beautiful film on ugliness ever made."
—Variety

Gods of Metal

Oscar nominated documentary short

Guns and Greed

Sweatshops, World Bank and IMF policies linked to the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA).
"One of the outstanding documentary shorts of the year."
—Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

School of Assassins

Human rights abuses by School of the Americas (SOA) graduates and the start of the U.S. campaign to close the school. Susan Sarandon, narrator. Academy Award nominee, best documentary short.
"Great story...insightful, well-documented...important film...hopefully, more Americans will see it and form their own opinions about how our tax dollars are being spent. 4 stars."
—David Logsdon, Minneapolis MN, April 21, 2011

White Light, Black Rain

14 Japanese A-bomb survivors today. Oscar "short list"

Woman Rebel

From Maoist army soldier to the halls of Parliament. Oscar "short list."