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Choices, Inc

Overview
Works: 129 works in 223 publications in 4 languages and 9,907 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Educational films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  Short films  Travelogues (Motion pictures) 
Roles: prn, Distributor
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Most widely held works by Choices, Inc
Elie Wiesel goes home( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 535 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 463 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 436 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 )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 411 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 )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 334 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. Shows the challenges faced by post-genocide countries as they transition from violence to peace
Beyond Beijing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 309 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
Freedom flyers of Tuskegee ; Tuskegee airmen : they fought two wars( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 255 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
Poetry lounge : spoken word and the art of self-expression( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 246 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 246 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
Rumi : turning ecstatic( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 225 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 )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 201 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 by Yoav Shamir( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Hebrew and English and held by 201 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
Barack Obama, people's president : the campaign that changed history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 190 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 188 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
Reckless indifference( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 186 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
The female face of AIDS : crisis in Malawi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Female Face of AIDS: Crisis in Malawi shines a light on the stigma and discrimination suffered by women living with HIV/AIDS in Malawi. The film follows the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School during the final weeks of a year-long study on how HIV/AIDS impacts Malawian women who comprise 58% of those infected there. Eight students and four faculty members traveled to Malawi in 2007 interviewing a broad spectrum of people from the country to understand how these conditions persist. Learn about the issues these women confront such as economic dependency, physical and sexual abuse, commercial sex work and traditional male dominance as the students seek to find practical solutions for government officials, health workers and regular citizens to improve their lives and insure the nation's future
The perfect life : growing up in urban America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 178 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 176 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
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 )

6 editions published in 2006 in Chinese and English and held by 170 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
Son of the olive merchant( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For their honeymoon, Anna and Mathieu traveled to Turkey with their camera in hand to learn about Mathieu's Armenian heritage and to learn what modern day Turks think about the Armenian Genocide that occurred in 1915. Sadly, Turkey denies the Genocide for a variety of reasons including that the crimes was actually committed by Armenians against the Turks. Using footage from their trip mixed with interviews, news footage, historical documents and animation, this documentary emerges into one of the most powerful films ever made about the Armenian Genocide
 
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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