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Quartier Latin Media

Overview
Works: 55 works in 66 publications in 2 languages and 1,558 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Biography  Music videos  Interviews  Case studies 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: LC67.68.C53, 951
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Most widely held works by Quartier Latin Media
The graduates( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This ... documentary follows the stories of Feng Haitao, Li Yuchun, and Jin Lian after they graduate from the Sichuan Normal University. As they seek employment in one of China's largest cities, Chengdu, the program makes us question the validity of a college diploma and whether wealth is more important than education"--Container
Of mothers and daughters( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives of two elderly Chinese women living in a retirement home in a suburb of Canton whose experiences with separation from their families and health concerns are shared by many older persons in a rapidly changing China
Night flight to death : the violent end of Dag Hammarskjöld( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dag Hammarskjöld, UN Secretary-General from 1953 to 1961, met his death in a mysterious plane crash while on a mission in Katanga. Although officially seen as an accident, the circumstances in which the plane crashed, the general hostility against the UN at the time in the region, and the many financial and political interests at stake in that part of Africa during the Cold War, all seem to point now to the fact that his death could have suited many and that he was actually assassinated
The final migration( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of Yao families who have decided to give up their lives as mountain nomads and settle on land the government has provided for a village and farmland. Documents their efforts to establish an agricultural collective and to deal with the social and economic changes resulting from their decisions
Death in Memphis : the mysterious assassination of Martin Luther King( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 as well as his career. It examines the possibility that James Earl Ray was not the only shooter or totally innocent of the crime. It looks at the FBI's surveillance of Dr. King and J. Edgar Hoover's feelings about him
Murder in New York : Malcolm X and the birth of Afro-Americanism( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the assassination of Malcolm X on January 21, 1965 in New York City as well as his career. The film considers other people who could have been behind the shooting besides supporters of Elijah Muhammad
Coup d'état in Santiago : the last days of Salvador Allende( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early hours of September 11, 1973 a military coup d'etat begins in Santiago de Chile. It is lead by General Pinochet and directed against Salvador Allende, democratically elected President three years prior to these events. Allende decides to barricade himself with a few loyal friends and his guards in La Moneda, the presidential Palace of Santiago. He refuses to negotiate with the military, and addresses the Chilean people one last time over the national radio. When the air force starts bombing the Palace, he tells his supporters to surrender, and refusing this choice for himself, commits suicide
A death for peace : Mahatma Gandhi and the impossible quest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi was a prominent civil rights leader during the Indian independence movement. He was the pioneer and perfector of the resistance of tyranny through civil disobedience, based upon total non-violence. His actions led India to independence, and have inspired movements for civil rights freedom across the world. Gandhi also famously led Indians in the civil disbedience campaign against the salt tax with the 400 kilometre Salt March in 1930, and led the Quit India movement which called for the cessation of British rule. After India's independence in 1947, Gandhi focussed on Hindu-Muslim peace and unity
The end of an American dream : the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968 after the California primary. With interviews of eyewitnesses and others, the film explores the belief that Sirhan Sirhan committed the crime and that others were involved
Death colonial style : the execution of Patrice Lumumba( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrice Lumumba was the first elected prime minister of the former Belgian Congo. While popular with the Congolese, he alienated many in Europe and the United States. A few months after becoming prime minister, he was overthrown by a military coup and then killed. Nobody has been charged with the crime
Duel in Pakistan : Benazir Bhutto between the mosque and the military( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life, career and assassination of Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to govern an Islamic country. She was the daughter of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the first freely elected prime minister of Pakistan
Across land, across sea( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songgook and Sueryun are a newly wed North Korean couple now living in the south. As is the case for an estimated 20 000 defectors who have built or are trying to build a new life in South Korea, they are attempting to secure their entire family's freedom by arranging their defection along with them to the South. This phenomenon has been coined "chain of escapes". The Songgook couple's family members have contacted them to seek assistance to escape the North. Songgook puts his life at risk, making a dangerous trek to the Tumen River, a border zone between China and North Korea. He makes plans to lead a daring escape: to smuggle his family into the South by boat. Because of the extreme danger associated with this journey, this kind of attempt is very rare
Death of a pharaoh : Anwar Al Sadat and the holy warriors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt's President Sadat signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1977. Islamic fundamentalists, considering him a traitor, called for his death. Traces the events leading up to his assassination in 1981, revealing the final days of Sadat's mission for peace. Features interviews with his widow Jehan al-Sadat, former Israeli president Ezer Weizmann and U.S. president Jimmy Carter
The Last Village( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Gansu Province, the Minquin community struggles with the affects of desertification. Surrounded by the Tengri and Badanjilin deserts, the villages of the region are beginning to be engulfed underneath sand dunes. Many villagers decide to leave their homeland. However, several elders have chosen to stay. They prefer instead to remain close to their roots and try to fight against desertification by planting trees. Following the story of these peoples, we are immersed in one of the worldwide ecological battles of the 21st century. Desertification is a problem that largely overwhelms the Chinese frontiers. But on a broader scale, many environmental specialists claim that one third of the Earth's surfaces are threatened by this phenomenon. It is a story we should all heed."--Container
The Cradock murders : Matthew Goniwe & the demise of apartheid( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 27, 1985, four anti-Apartheid activists, including their leader, Matthew Goniwe, a popular teacher from the small town of Cradock, were in the ambushed car. They had been secretly targeted for political assassination. The police abducted him and his companions, Fort Calata, Sparrow Mkonto and Sicelo Mhlauli, and murdered them in cold blood. To cover their tracks, they mutilated and set fire to the bodies. The burnt remains of the Cradock Four", as they came to be known, were later found near the Port Elizabeth suburb of Bluewater Bay. The murders became one of Apartheid's murkiest and most controversial episodes. The film allows the viewer to perceive the oppressive climate of the sombre racist regime in the seventies and early eighties. It shows how the system broke the freedom, and the lives, of these four young men
A contagious revolution : Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam's independence( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through archival video, first-hand testimonies of Vietnamese veterans and historian commentary, the film examines the impact of Ho Chi Minh in the evolution of 20th century Vietnam
I 24 capricci by Nicolò Paganini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance of one of the most challenging scores in the violin repertory, Paganini's 24 Caprices, is by the internationally celebrated violinist, Alexander Markov, recorded in Reggio Emilia, Italy
The end of a Colombian dream : denying the assassination of Jorge Gaitán( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the career and death of Colombian Liberal Party leader, Jorge Gaitan and how Colombian politics are still divided across the sames lines today as they were on April 9, 1948
Burkina Faso Africa : a rectified revolution( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In August 1983, Captain Thomas Sankara seizes power in the former French colony of Upper Volta. He is helped by a commando led by his friend Blaise Compaoré. Contrary to precedent attempts, Sankara's coup d'etat has revolutionary objectives of Marxist inspiration: end the neocolonial hold of France on the country, favor the equality of opportunity and the education of the masses and launch an economic reform based in the rurality of the country. Four years after the beginning of the August Revolution, he is assassinated. While the inhabitants of Burkina-Faso continue to live with the memory of a failed revolution, the documentary reveals the price of the country's stability: no democratic change, no access to the wealth of the country and no real independence from the former colonial power of France."--Distributor's website
Human Traffic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the border of China and North Korea, North Korean women are offered to Chinese brokers. They are sold on the human market to assure the subsistence of their remaining families. The stories of Mi-Jin, Hong-hi and Ji-young reveal the plight of trafficked North Korean women
 
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