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Louverture Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 18 works in 73 publications in 4 languages and 5,423 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Personal narratives  Biography  Interviews  Drama  Songs and music  Independent films  Sources 
Roles: Producer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louverture Films (Firm)
Trouble the water by Carl Deal( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary takes the viewer inside Hurricane Katrina in a way never seen on screen. Incorporating home footage shot by Kimberly Rivers Roberts -- an aspiring rap artist trapped with her husband in the 9th ward -- directors/producers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal weave this insider's view of Katrina with a devastating portrait of the hurricane's aftermath. Trouble the Water takes audiences on a journey that is by turns heart-stopping, infuriating, inspiring and empowering. It is not only about the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, but about the underlying issues that remained when the flood waters receded -- failing public schools, record high levels of incarceration, poverty, structural racism and lack of government accountability
The house I live in( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, revealing profound human rights implications
The Black power mixtape 1967-1975 : a documentary in 9 chapters( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement, Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them, the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded interviews. Thirty years later, this lush collection was found languishing in the basement of Swedish Television"--From mrqe.com
Soundtrack for a revolution( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the American civil rights movement through its music, the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. Includes new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders. Freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and even from the black church
Bamako by Abderrahmane Sissako( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of overwhelming economic strife, a couple fights to save their relationship. While they are struggling to keep the peace in their marriage, their neighbors are holding a mock trial in the town courtyard to hold the IMF and the World Bank accountable for creating such hardship in Africa
This changes everything by Avi Lewis( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. Inspired by Naomi Klein's international non-fiction bestseller This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana's Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein's narration, connecting the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there. Throughout the film, Klein builds to her most controversial and exciting idea: that we can seize the existential crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something radically better. The extraordinary detail and richness of the cinematography in This Changes Everything provides an epic canvas for this exploration of the greatest challenge of our time. Unlike many films about the climate crisis, this is not a film that tries to scare the audience into action: it aims to empower. Provocative, compelling, and accessible to even the most climate-fatigued viewers, This Changes Everything will leave you refreshed and inspired, reflecting on the ties between us, the kind of lives we really want, and why the climate crisis is at the centre of it all. Will this film change everything? Absolutely not. But you could, by answering its call to action."--Publisher's website
Dum maaro dum( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Hindi and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The thriving drug trade in the beach paradise of Goa, India takes center stage in this high-energy thriller about a group of strangers whose lives collide-- and change forever. As the strangers' stories dramatically unfold, Dum Maaro Dum takes you on a powerful trip filled with twists, turns, and nonstop suspense!"--Container
Africa unite : a celebration of Bob Marley's 60th birthday( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the family members of the late Bob Marley, as they travel for the first time to Ethiopia in 2005, for the annual Africa Unite concert. This landmark event is to inspire the young generations of Africa to unite for the future of their continent
White sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Nepali and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the occasion of his father's funeral, Chandra returns to the village he left years earlier to join the Maoists, and finds himself revisiting frayed family relations and unspoken divisions among neighbors. Past traumas return and cause tensions to boil over
The Black power mixtape 1967-1975( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swedish television journalists document the early Black power movement in the United States
Concerning Violence by Göran Hugo Olsson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a potent, arresting, and surprisingly emotional film, Olsson artfully elucidates Fanon's psychiatric and psychological analysis of dehumanizing effects of colonization on the individual and the nation. Fanon's theory is that the violence of colonialism must be met with greater violence to be defeated, as well as his vision and plea to reject the lust for colonial power and instead embrace a more creative and human society
Shenandoah( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A documentary on the hate crime assault and subsequent death of a Latino man in Shenandoah Pennsylvania, including the alleged cover-up and shocking court verdicts"--IMDB
Black power mixtape : 1967-1975 : a documentary in 9 chapters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded interviews. Thirty years later, this lush collection was found languishing in the basement of Swedish Television"--Mrqe.com
Please god let it be herpes : a heartfelt quest for love and companionship by Carlos Kotkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swedish television journalists document the early Black power movement in the United States
Black power mixtape 1967-1975 : a documentary in 9 chapters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish journalists who came to the US drawn by stories of urban unrest and revolution. Gaining access to many of the leaders of the Black Power Movement Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver among them the filmmakers captured them in intimate moments and remarkably unguarded interviews. Thirty years later, this lush collection was found languishing in the basement of Swedish Television"--From mrqe.com
Book club in a box : Rivers by Michael F Smith( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Trouble the Water: Follows aspiring rap artist Kimberly Roberts and her husband Scott who, with no means of evacuation, documented their struggle to survive the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans' Ninth Ward and its bureaucratic nightmare aftermath with a hand-held video camera
Shadow world by Johan Grimonprez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Aanklacht tegen de internationale wapenhandel die een bedreiging kan vormen voor de democratie vanwege de verwevenheid met de politiek
Salt of this sea by Annemarie Jacir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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