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DVD's: Journalism

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Photojournalism : the professionals approach

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"From hard news, features, and sports to photo illustrations and the picture story, case studies take readers along with working professionals as they meet on-the-job challenges - including how to capture sound and shoot video for today's rapidly changing journalism industry."


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How might your life be better with less? Minimalism examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life--families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker--all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.


Documentary Photography 2013

Directed and produced by Jacqui and David Morris

Violence and television

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Produced by Cindy Lont 2007

Interviewee George G Gerbner


Cultural studies & the scholarship of journalism

A GMU-TV production 2007

Produced by Cindy Lont

The Highway Africa News Agency : interactive video journal

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    Sun Felt Pictures 2006

The cutting edge

Co-produced by NHK and the BBC 2005

Produced and directed by Wendy Apple

American photography

Produced and directed by Muffie Meyer and Ellen Hovde 1999

Sound for film and television

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Edited and directed by David Jimerson 2008

John Szarkowski : a life in photography

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Produced by Checkerboard Foundation 1998

Directed by Sandy McLeod

Between Joyce and Remembrance

A film by Mark Kaplan 2003

Toxic sludge is good for you

Media Education Foundation 2002

Produced by Margo Robb


Written, produced and directed by Jonathan Caouette 2005

A few good men

A film by Teaching Screens Productions

Media Literacy audience

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Produced and directed by Susan Shaver Kehoe 2004

How to theme WordPress : from blank to beautiful in 2 hours

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Web CMS Squad 2008

Echoes of childhood

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A Teaching Screens Production and Masisukumeni Women's Crisis Centre

When the mountains tremble

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A Skylight Pictures production 2004

Produced by Peter Kinoy

Directed by Pamela Yates and Thomas Sigel

The American Life

Created by Ira Glass 2008

Directed by Christopher Wilcha

Peace, propaganda and the promised land : U.S. media & the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Media Education Foundation 2004

Directed by Sut Jhally and Bathsheba Ratzkoff

Produced by Bathsheba Ratzkoff

Mickey Mouse monopoly

Produced and written by Chyng Feng Sun 2002

The Price of Pleasure

Open Lens Media 2008

Produced and directed by Miguel Picker and Chyng Sun

Written by Chyng Sun and Robert Wosnitzer

Soft Cinema

Lev Manovich and Andreas Kratky 2005

Arna's Children

A Film by Juliano Mer Khamis 2003

Written and directed by Juliano Mer Khamis and Danniel Danniel

First person : The complete series

Produced by David Collins, Dorothy Aufiero and Michael Williams 2005

Directed by Errol Morris

Genetic Roulette

Written, directed and produced by Jeffrey M. Smith 2012



Stanley Kubrick : A Life in Pictures

Produced and directed by Jan Harlan 2001

Directors : life behind the camera

Media Entertainment, Inc. in cooperation with the American Film Institute present ; directed & edited by Robert J. Emery ; produced by Suzanna Cimato 2006

Off the straight & narrow : lesbians, gays, bisexuals & television

Casts a critical eye over the growth of gay images on TV. Leading media scholars provide the historical and cultural context for exploring the social implications of these new representations. Challenges viewers to consider the value and limits of available gay images: who is represented, what they get to say, and how people respond to them 2002

Zulu love letter

It is ten years since the last vestiges of apartheid's political regime were dismantled. For the average South African, the notion of struggle has been all too quickly relegated to the past.But for Thandi, a journalist suffering from writer's block, a more profound struggle continues to rage within 2004

Capturing the Friedmans

The Friedman's seem to be a typical family from affluent Great Neck, Long Island. One Thanksgiving, as the family gathers for a quiet holiday dinner, a police battering ram splinters the front door and officers rush inside. The police charge Arnold and his son Jesse with hundreds of shocking crimes

The people speak

A look at social change throughout history, as seen through the music, poetry, speeches, and manifestos of rebels, dissenters, and visionaries from our past - and present - including Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Bob Dylan, Langston Hughes, Chief Joseph, Muhammad Ali, along with unknown veterans, union workers, abolitionists, and many others never featured in high school textbooks

Troublemakers : the best of South Africa's investigative journalism

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This title illustrates the revival of hard-hitting investigative reporting in South Africa and highlights the important role it is playing. These exposes range from government corruption, through white collar crime, to environmental and social issues, written by the country's leading reporters.

Page one : inside the New York times

Produced and written by Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi 2011

Directed by Andrew Rossi


Burma VJ : reporting from a closed country

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Produced by Lisa Lense-Moller 2009

Directed by Anders Ostergaard

Good night, and good luck

Directed by George Clooney 2006

Produced by Grant Heslov

Journalism ethics : the new debate

International Centre for Journalists 1998

Playing unfair : the media image of the female athlete

Media Education Foundation 2003

Executive director, Sut Jhally

Left of the Dial

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Directed and produced by Patrick Farrelly & Kate O'Callaghan 2006

Annie Leibovitz

Written, directed and produced by Barbara Leibovitz 2008

Secret Origin

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Written and directed by Mac Carter 2010

Returning fire : interventions in video game culture

A Roger Stahl production 2011

In collaboration with Media Education Foundation

Written and directed by Roger Stahl

Solomon Plaatje : a man for our time

Current Affairs Films 1998

Based on research by Tim Couzens

Produced by Beata Lipman

Directed by Jane Lipman

The mean world syndrome : media violence & the cultivation of fear

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A Media Education Foundation production 2010

Written and directed by Jeremy Earp


Tough Guise : violence, media, and the crisis in masculinity

Media Education Foundation 2002

Directed by Sut Jhally

Produced by Susan Ericsson and Sanjay Talreja


The myth of The clash of civilizations : Professor Edward Said in lecture

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Media Education Foundation 2002

Produced and directed by Sut Jhally

The codes of gender : identity + performance in pop culture

Produced by the Media Education Foundation 2009

Written and directed by Sut Jhally

Killing us softly advertising's image of women 3 & 4

With Jean Kilbourne 2002

A place called Chiapas

A Canada Wild Production 2005

Produced by Betsy Carson

A film by Nettie Wild


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A film by Alejandro Landes 2008

Directed by Alejandro Landes

Produced by Julia Solomonoff and Alejandro Landes

The corporation

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Produced by Mark Achbar and Bart Simpson 2003

Written by Joel Bakan, Harold Crooks and Mark Achbar

Directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott




Produced by Jason Kliot and Joana Vicente 2009

Directed by Alex Gibney

Rough Aunties

A Woman make movies release 2008

Produced by Teddy Leifer and Paul Taylor

Director by Kim Longinotto

My Flesh and Blood

A Chaiken Films production 2004

Directed by Jonathan Karsh

Produced by Jennifer Chaiken

The White Diamond

Produced by Marco Polo Film AG 2005

A film by Werner Herzog

Written and directed by Werner Herzog

Iceberg Slim : portrait of a pimp

Phase 4 films 2013

Directed by Jorge Hinojosa

The pervert's guide to cinema : Parts 1, 2, 3

Directed by Sophie Fiennes; Presented by Slavoj Žižek; Director of photography,Remko Schnorr; Production designer, Ben Zuydwijk; Edited by Ethel Shepherd 2006

The basics of filmmaking

Greenstem Productions, Inc. ; produced by Julia Stemock 2003

Further off the straight and narrow : new gay visibility on television, 1998-2006

Surveys network dramas, sitcoms, reality shows, and premium cable programming to show how the portrayal of GLBT characters is often marked by ambivalence and tension. The film cautions that although GLBT characters and plotlines have become more prevalent and complex in recent years, the images and stories portrayed continue to be shaped by narrow commercial imperatives

The art of documentary editing Myanmar

Anglo-Burmese filmmaker Lindsey Merrison and four experienced documentary editors tutored participants in the art of editing documentary material filmed prior to the workshop

Dazzling photoshop : how to create masterpieces in photoshop

Shows all the techniques he uses to create some of his favorite Photoshop images

In a soldier's footsteps

Steven Ndugga was 13 years old when he became a soldier in Uganda. He is 30 and a political refugee in Denmark, when he receives news that his missing son is not dead, but now himself, at age 10, a soldier in Uganda

The first 50 years

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A chronicle of the first fifty years of Twentieth Century Fox (1915-1965). Includes clips of 120 films, interviews, archival footage.

The Post

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This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female newspaper publisher in the country (specifically of the Washington Post), as well as her tough editor, Ben Bradlee. The two become involved in an unprecedented power struggle between journalists and the government, exposing a cover-up that has spanned four different American presidencies.

Nelson Mandela : From Freedom to History

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Three documentaries tracing the life of Nelson Mandela

Women without men

Director, Shirin Neshat in collaboration with Shoja Azari 2012

La dolce vita

Directed by Federico Fellini 2004

Genius of photography

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BBC4  2007



Have you seen Drum recently?

Directed by Jurgen Schadeberg 1998

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Outfoxed : Rupert Murdoch's war on Journalism

Produced and directed by Robert Greenwald 2004

Rich media, poor democracy

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Media Education Foundation 2003

Produced by Loretta Alper and Margo Robb

The Day I will never forget

Women make movies 2002

A film by Kim Longinotto

War photographer

Produced, directed and edited by Christian Frei 2001

Cinematographer style : the complete interviews

John Fauer 2008

The Peacekeepers

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Written and directed by Paul Cowan 2009

Produced by Adam Symansky

The end of poverty?

Produced by Beth Portello 2010

Written and directed by Philippe Diaz

Scanning television

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 Produced by Gary Marcuse 2003

Directed by John J Pungente

The merchants of cool

Produced by Barak Goodman and Rachel Dretzin 2001

Directed by Barak Goodman

Waging a living : Working overtime in pursuit of the elusive American dream

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Public Policy productions 2005

Produced and directed by Roger Weisberg

Masizakhe - building each other

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Produced by Open Hand Reel 2008

Representation & the media / Stuart Hall

Media Education Foundation 2002

Produced and directed by Sut Jhally


A swiss dots production 2007

Produced by Matt Grady

Produced and directed by Gary Hustwit

Pictures from a revolution

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Produced, directed and edited by Susan Meiselas, Richard P. Rogers, Alfred Guzetti 2007

The rise of disaster capitalism

Produced by Bonobo Films 2009


Defence of the realm

Written by Martin Stellman 1999

Produced by Robin Douet and Lynda Myles

Capturing reality : the art of documentary

A National Film Board of Canada production 2008

Produced by Michelle van Beusekom

Directed by Pepita Ferrari

Paper Clips

A John Group production 2006

Written and produced by Joe Fab

Directed by Elliot Berlin and Joe Fab

Darwin's Nightmare

Produced by Mille et une Productions 2004

Written, filmed and directed by Hubert Sauper

Why Poverty?

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Produced by Steps International 2012


Twentieth Century Fox : The first 50 years

Produced by Van Ness Films in association with Foxstar Productions, Twentieth Television and American Movie Classics ; producer, Shelley Lyons ; writer/director, Kevin Burns 1996

Reel bad Arabs : how Hollywood vilifies a people

A Media Education Foundation production ; directed by Sut Jhally ; produced by Jeremy Earp 2006


To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers' first motion picture, leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film, using the restored original camera.

The art of documentary filmmaking

Anlgo-Burmese filmmaker Linsdey Merrison brings together 8 tutors versed in documentary filmmaking with 12 young Burmese men and women for a three-week workshop titled The art of documentary filmmaking

e-Schools initiative. ICT broadband infrastructure program