WorldCat Identities

Leifer, Teddy

Overview
Works: 11 works in 30 publications in 2 languages and 3,268 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Identification guides  Biographical films  Biography  Television programs  History 
Roles: Producer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Teddy Leifer
The Invisible War by Kirby Dick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. Follows the stories of several idealistic young servicewomen who were raped and then betrayed by their own officers when they courageously came forward to report
The Interrupters( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Interrupters tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. Shot over the course of a year, The Interrupters captures a period in Chicago when it became a national symbol for the violence in our cities. Synopsis: The Interrupters follows three individuals who with bravado, humility and even humor work to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. From acclaimed director Steve James and bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz, this is an intimate journey into the stubborn persistence of violence in our cities. Shot over the course of the year, The Interrupters follows these individuals - two men and a woman -- as they intervene in disputes before they turn violent. The film captures not only their work, but also their own stories of hope and redemption
Who is Dayani Cristal?( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of the Sonora Desert known as "the corridor of death," and shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S. war on immigration. As the real-life drama unfolds we see this John Doe, unidentifiable at his point of death, become a living and breathing human being with an important life story. Eventually, the authorities are able to identify the man as a 29 year-old Honduran, Dilcy Yohan Sandres-Martinez, who had a tattoo of his daughter's name on his chest. Gael García Bernal and Marc Silver then recreate the dangerous journey that Sandres-Martinez took in his attempt to enter the United States
We are together = (thina siminye) by Paul Taylor( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in Zulu and English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multi award-winning documentary about a group of South African AIDS orphans who use music to overcome their hardship and loss. With the help of filmmaker Paul Taylor, the children of the Agape Orphanage have produced a CD of their recordings, and made it to London to perform a series of concerts
Knuckle( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents filmmaker Ian Palmer's twelve-year journey inside the brutal, secretive world of bare-knuckle fighting between rival families in the Irish Traveller community
Rough aunties( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fearless, feisty and resolute, the 'Rough Aunties' are a remarkable group of women unwavering in their stand to protect and care for the abused, neglected and forgotten children of Durban, South Africa. This ... documentary follows the outspoken, multiracial cadre of Thuli, Mildred, Sdudla, Eureka and Jackie, as they wage a daily battle against systemic apathy, corruption and greed to help the most vulnerable and disenfranchised of their communities. Neither politics, nor social or racial divisions stand a chance against the united force of the women. [A]n intimate portrait of change from Africa, this time from the new post-apartheid South Africa, a nation being transformed with hope and energy into a new democracy "--Http://roughaunties.com/film
Dreamcatcher( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dreamcatcher is a vibrant portrait of activist, and former teenage prostitute, Brenda Myers-Powell as she bravely advocates for change on the streets of Chicago, offering a way out of exploitation to prostitutes, and young rape victims. Dreamcatcher lays bare the hidden violence that devastates the lives of these young women, their families, and communities, as well as Brenda's unflinching intervention that turns these desperate lives around."--Website
Cowboys in India( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote and impoverished region of India, a London filmmaker is unaware of the trouble he will cause his two local guides as they investigate the Corporate Social Responsibility program of a high-profile, London-based mining company. The company plans to mine a local tribe's sacred mountain, and promises to bring all the benefits of modernity to the area. But many of the tribal people vow to fight, preferring a simple life in nature. As allegations accumulate, the filmmaker's ethical stance is put to the test as he tries to get his film "in the can."
Plebs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLEBS follows three desperate young men from the suburbs as they try to get laid, hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in the big city - a city that happens to be Ancient Rome
Plebs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

PLEBS follows three desperate young men from the suburbs as they try to get laid, hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in the big city - a city that happens to be Ancient Rome
Caster Semenya : too fast to be a woman?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Caster Semenya achieved her dream of winning the 800 metres World Championship in 2009, rumours of a failed gender test spread, and a vicious and voyeuristic media storm erupted and Caster's triumph was turned into public humiliation. With the support of her family, and a top legal team, Caster takes the fight to the IAAF, the world's leading body for the sport of athletics. As international lawyers and eminent scientists thrash out what it means to be a woman, the 19 year old at the centre of the storm wants only to run. A heart-rending and uplifting story of a young woman who overcame incredible odds to become the world's best, only to find that her biggest challenge still lay ahead
 
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Languages
English (25)

Zulu (5)