Mothers of Bedford

This documentary explores whether it is possible to remain connected with your children while serving time in a maximum security prison. Women inmates of the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Westchester, New York are interviewed.

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

When an American academic in Pakistan is kidnapped by anti-American radicals, the CIA thinks popular young Pakistani professor Changez is involved. But as Changez tells his story about his life in the US to an American foreign correspondent, the truth becomes harder to pin down

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http://pac.csusm.edu/record=b1777838~S1

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No Job for a Woman: the Women who Fought to Report WWII

“Before World War II, war reporting was considered to be absolutely no job for a woman. But when the United States entered the war, American women reporters did not want to miss covering the biggest story of the century so they fought for and won access. But there was a catch: women reporters would be banned from the frontlines, prevented from covering front page stories about generals and battlefield maneuvers, and assigned woman’s angle stories about nurses and female military personnel. Several women reporters refused to abide by these journalistic conventions and military restrictions and, instead, brought home a new kind of war story; one that was more intimate yet more revealing. They reached beyond the battlefield and deep into human lives to tell a new story of war.”–Container

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http://pac.csusm.edu/record=b1770116~S1

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A Touch of Sin

Inspired by four shocking and true events, the film focuses on four characters who are driven to violent ends. An angry miner, enraged by widespread corruption, decides to take justice into his own hands. A rootless migrant discovers the infinite possibilities of owning a firearm. A young receptionist is pushed beyond her limits by an abusive client. A young factory worker goes from one discouraging job to the next, only to face increasingly degrading circumstances .

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http://pac.csusm.edu/record=b1770103~S1

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L’ordre et la Morale = Rebellion

April 22, 1988. Ouvea, New Caledonia. Thirty policemen are held hostage by a group of separatists The French army plans to employ their full military arsenal to fight back. The captain of the GIGN Phillipe Legorjus will spend ten days negotiating and trying to prevent a massacre.

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http://pac.csusm.edu/record=b1745934~S1

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Wadjda

Wadjda, a fun-loving 10-year-old girl living in Saudi Arabia, has her heart set on a beautiful new bicycle. However, her mother won’t allow it, fearing repercussions from a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl’s virtue. Determined to turn her dreams into reality and buy the bike on her own, Wadjda uncovers the contradictions and opportunities ingrained in her world. Hilarious, heartbreaking and inspiring all at once, this groundbreaking film has charmed critics and audiences all over the globe.

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http://pac.csusm.edu/record=b1769480~S1

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The Rape of Europa

Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how during World War II the Nazis systematically took or destroyed the art of Europe. It follows the heroic Europeans who first hid, and then set out to find and return what had been taken, with the help of the Allied forces “Monuments Men”. It is work that continues to this day.

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Tombstone

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U.S. Marshall Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday team up to bring law to the lawless in a showdown with ruthless outlaws at the O.K. Corral.

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The Day After Trinity: J. Robert Oppenheimer and the Atomic Bomb

A documentary on the life of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Those who worked with him discuss his role in the development of the atomic bomb, his fall from grace during the McCarthy era, and his desire to see nuclear proliferation controlled.

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http://pac.csusm.edu/record=b1769745~S1

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Finding Nemo

In the depths of the Great Barrier Reef, Marlin, an overly protective clownfish, embarks on a daring rescue mission when his beloved son, Nemo, gets scooped up by a diver. With his unforgettable friend Dory by his side, Marlin encounters an ocean full of memorable comedic characters on his momentous journey to find Nemo.

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http://pac.csusm.edu/record=b1770086~S1

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