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Choices, Inc

Overview
Works: 131 works in 200 publications in 4 languages and 9,927 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Educational films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  Short films  Travelogues (Motion pictures) 
Roles: prn, Distributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Choices, Inc
Elie Wiesel goes home( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elie Wiesel returns to the village of his birth and to Auschwitz and Birkenau the camps where he was interned during WWII
Daughters of Afghanistan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Canadian journalist Sally Armstrong guides us on a journey following four [Afghani] women and one girl as they pursue their dreams of liberation"--Container
City of bees : [a children's guide to bees]( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six-year-old Oliver and his friends join a beekeeper as he cares for his hives over the course of a year. The children learn how a queen bee rules the hive, the various jobs each bee performs, how bees pollinate, and how they can fly at amazing speeds
Free at last : civil rights heroes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The civil rights movement in the United States is usually thought of in terms of its leadership, but often the catalysts for progress were people who fought from within a larger group or performed individual acts of heroism. Some were victims who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. These are some of those stories"--Container
In the tall grass by Not Available( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the Hutu and Tutsi as they struggle through Rwanda's unique reconciliation process: Gacaca, a network of grassroots community courts
Beyond Beijing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Beijing the focus of the 2008 Summer Olympics, one must not forget the other sites hosting events during the games and what they have to offer visitors. Cities includes: Shanghai; Qingdao; Qinhuangdao; Tianjin; Shenyang; and Hong Kong
Poetry lounge : spoken word and the art of self-expression( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the fundamentals of writing and performing "spoken word" poetry from some of the most accomplished poets of the movement. Includes interviews with, and performances by, the 2004 National Slam Champions
Our feathered friends : adventures on a chicken farm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An enchanting film that chronicles the adventures of two young boys on their grandmother's farm, where they learn the inside scoop on chickens and other birds
Freedom flyers of Tuskegee ; Tuskegee airmen : they fought two wars( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compelling story of the first African American military pilots who, in addition to fighting our enemies in Europe during WWII, had to fight against the racial inequality and discrimination they faced at home despite their great sacrifice
Rumi : turning ecstatic( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film retraces Tina Petrova's spiritual journey over the past five years -- an experience that began with a near-fatal car crash, and ended with the wondrous discovery of Rumi and the many scholars around the world who illuminate his words and his works today
Keepers of memory( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through eyewitness accounts and gripping footage, acclaimed director Eric Kabera takes a heartfelt look at the 1994 Rwandan genocide, its survivors, the memorials created in the victims' honor, and those who keep the memories alive
Machssomim = Checkpoint( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Hebrew and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over three million Palestinians live in The West Bank and Gaza Strip, which has been under Israeli military authority since 1967. Israeli director Yoav Shamir documents the impact of the enforced boundaries know as 'checkpoints' on the Israeli border guards drafted to monitor them and the Palestinian citizens who must pass through them daily"--Container
Reckless indifference( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four teenagers participated in a backyard brawl which resulted in a death. The trial led to life without parole, even though the evidence against them was not clear-cut. Ten years have passed and they are still behind bars, though an appeal is pending
Barack Obama, people's president : the campaign that changed history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the untold story behind the unprecedented grassroots effort that elected an unknown candidate President of the United States. Features interviews with media analysts, activists, journalists, grassroots organizers, producers, campaign workers, and thoughtful experts
Viva Nelson Mandela : a hero for all seasons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go behind the headlines and away from the public eye for a look at the man himself as a loyal friend, a dependable comrade, a trusted confidant, a respected mentor, and a man who has touched and transformed countless lives. A life of struggle, humanity, destiny and greatness is recalled and celebrated by those who knew him best and who worked with him in the quest to break the chains of oppression
The perfect life : growing up in urban America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes a hard look at the challenges of growing up in America's inner cities. In 1992, filmmaker Sam Lee moved from England to teach second grade at a unique school in Harlem (The Children's Storefront) aimed at helping disadvantaged youth. Ten years later, she decided to revisit her former students, now seniors in high school, and find out what had become of their dreams, their families, and their lives. With candor and eloquence, each student discusses their personal challenges from living with no parental support, emotional issues, grinding poverty and lack of opportunities"--Container
Panihari : the water women of India( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at life in the desert communities of Rajasthan in India's Thar Desert. The film centers around the life of Paru, one of the Panihari (women who fetch water) as she struggles against nature and society to attain self-reliance for her family and herself
The female face of AIDS : crisis in Malawi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shines a light on the stigma and discrimination suffered by women living with HIV/AIDS in Malawi
Qian ru rou ti de cheng shi : guan yu Zhongguo hou nian de yi xie yin xiang bi ji = The concrete revolution : notes on new China approaching the Year of the Monkey by Xiaolu Guo( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the tremendous moral and human cost of creating a 'New China' for the 2008 Olympics. Blending social commentary, frank interviews and evocative imagery, the viewer is led to ponder who really benefits from the endless construction taking place in Beijing. As traditional communities are bulldozed to make way for modern high-rise apartment buildings and ancient traditions are cast aside at the expense of approximately one million poor laborers from villages who barely get paid, the film asks how far will China go to sacrifice its traditional way of life for this new Western version?"--Container
Missing, presumed dead-- : the search for America's POWs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles Bob Dumas' fifty year search for his brother Roger Dumas, who was captured by North Korea. Although officially listed as MIA by the U.S. government, the Dumas family believes that he is still alive and is being held as a POW ... Reveals what the government really knows about missing soldiers from the Korean conflict and the reasons behind its unwillingness to bring them home"--Container
 
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City of bees : [a children's guide to bees]In the tall grassBeyond BeijingPoetry lounge : spoken word and the art of self-expressionOur feathered friends : adventures on a chicken farmRumi : turning ecstaticKeepers of memoryMachssomim = Checkpoint