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Impact Partners (Firm)

Works: 65 works in 267 publications in 2 languages and 18,341 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Biographical films  Environmental films  Personal narratives  History  War films  Historical films  Case studies 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: RA643.8, 362.1969792
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Most widely held works by Impact Partners (Firm)
How to survive a plague by David France( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the brave young men and women who successfully reversed the tide of an epidemic, demanded the attention of a fearful nation, and stopped AIDS from becoming a death sentence. This improbable group of activists bucked oppression and infiltrated government agencies and the pharmaceutical industry, helping to identify promising new medication and treatments and move them through trials and into drugstores in record time
Hell and back again by Danfung Dennis( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Embedded in Echo Company during the assault, photojournalist and filmmaker Danfung Dennis captures the frontline action with visceral immediacy. When Sergeant Harris returns home to North Carolina after a life-threatening injury in battle, the film evolves from stunning war reportage to the story of one man's personal apocalypse. With the love and support of his wife, Ashley, Harris struggles to overcome the difficulties of transitioning back to civilian life. The two realities seamlessly intertwine to communicate both the extraordinary drama of war and, for a generation of soldiers, the no-less-difficult experience of returning home. An unprecedented exploration of the moving image and a film of uncommon intimacy, Hell and Back Again comes full circle as it lays bare the true cost of war."--Back of container
The Queen of Versailles by Lauren Greenfield( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the epic dimensions of a Shakespearean tragedy, The Queen of Versailles follows billionaires Jackie and David Siegel's rags-to-riches story. We open on the triumphant construction of the biggest house in America - a sprawling, 90,000-square-foot mansion inspired by Versailles. But when the economic crisis brings progress to a halt and undermines their empire, their over-the-top lifestyle must change dramatically. "Masterful. A wickedly funny allegory for the American dream." The Washington Post
The hunting ground by Kirby Dick( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the makers of 'The Invisible War' comes a startling expose of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Weaving together vérité footage and first person testimonies, the film follows the lives of several undergraduate assault survivors as they attempt to pursue--despite incredible pushback, harassment and traumatic aftermath--both their education and justice"--Container
No Impact Man by Colin Beavan( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin Beavan is a New York City writer and self-proclaimed liberal. He has big plans for his new book. He decides on a grand experiment: to live one year with as little impact on the environment as possible. The problem is, the project requires his wife Michelle, an espresso-guzzling, Prada-worshipping business writer, and their young daughter to be fully on board. The family embarks on a year of no electricity, television, cars, toilet paper, elevators, or newspapers
Meet the Patels by Chandar Abboy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A laugh-out-loud real-life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams and...his parents
The garden by Scott Hamilton Kennedy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country's most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their 14-acre oasis
Alive inside by Michael Rossato-Bennett( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A joyous cinematic exploration of music's capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music
Lioness( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. policy forbids women from serving in military units whose primary objective is direct ground combat. This documentary makes public, for the first time, the hidden history of a group of female Army support soldiers who became the first women in American history to be sent into direct ground combat, fighting alongside their male comrades in some of the most violent counterinsurgency battles. Told through intimate accounts and interviews with military commanders, the film follows five 'lioness' women who served together for a year in Iraq. Together the women's narratives form a portrait of the emotional and psychological effects of war from a female point of view
Step( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The senior year of a girls' high school step dance team against the background of inner city Baltimore. Empowered by their teachers, coaches, families, and each other, they strive to win a championship and go to college
The Island President( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Mohammed Nasheed of the Maldives is confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced - the survival of his country and everyone in it. Nasheed, who brought democracy to the Maldives after decades of despotic rule, now faces an even greater challenge: as one of the most low-lying countries in the world, a rise of three feet in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives and make them uninhabitable
Anita : speaking truth to power by Anita Hill( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Anita Hill. An entire country watched as a poised, beautiful African-American woman sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men and with a clear, unwavering voice recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Anita Hill's graphic testimony was a turning point for gender equality in the U.S. and ignited a political firestorm about sexual misconduct and power in the workplace that resonates still today. Against a backdrop of sex, politics, and race, Anita: Speaking Truth to Power reveals the story of a woman who has empowered millions to stand up for equality and justice
Do I sound gay?( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a break-up with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe embarks on a hilarious and touching journey of self-discovery, confronting his anxiety about "sounding gay". Enlisting acting coaches, linguists, friends, family, total strangers, and celebrities, he quickly learns that many people, both gay and straight, often wish for a different voice. What starts as a personal journey becomes a chance to unpack layers of cultural baggage concerning sexuality, identity, and self-esteem
How to change the world( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How to Change the World chronicles the adventures of an eclectic group of young pioneers - Canadian hippie journalists, photographers, musicians, scientists, and American draft dodgers - who set out to stop Richard Nixon's atomic bomb tests in Amchitka, Alaska, and end up creating the worldwide green movement ... [the film] draws on interviews with the key players and hitherto unseen archive footage which brings these extraordinary characters and their intense, sometimes eccentric and often dangerous world alive. Somehow the group transcended the contradictions of its members to undertake some of the bravest and most significant environmental protests in history. The film spans the period from the first expedition to enter the nuclear test zone in 1971 through the first whale and seal campaigns, and ends in 1979, when, victims of their own success, the founders gave away their central role to create Greenpeace International."
Who is Dayani Cristal?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 426 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
Secrecy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of secrecy in the United States government, exploring the tensions between freedom of information and national security
Children of invention( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young children living outside Boston are left to fend for themselves when their mother gets embroiled in a pyramid scheme and disappears
Sons of perdition( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows three teenagers who escape from the chokehold of the FLDS, a secretive polygamist sect located on the remote Utah/Arizon border. Joining more than a thousand other exiles, the boys must survive in the alien landscape of mainstream America without parents, money, or education"--Container
Pandora's promise( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five eminent environmentalists and energy experts describe their conversion from an anti- to a pro-nuclear point of view
Sembène!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ousmane Sembène was a Senegalese dockworker and fifth-grade dropout who became the self-taught father of African cinema, and who fought enormous odds to return African stories to Africa
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