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Quartier Latin Media

Overview
Works: 49 works in 59 publications in 2 languages and 1,463 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: E185.97.K5, 951
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Most widely held works by Quartier Latin Media
Death in Memphis the mysterious assassination of Martin Luther King ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 83 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
The graduates ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 75 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 70 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
The final migration ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 66 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
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 52 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
The end of an American dream the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 49 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
A death for peace Mahatma Gandhi and the impossible quest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 49 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
Duel in Pakistan Benazir Bhutto between the mosque and the military ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 44 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
Death of a pharaoh Anwar Al Sadat and the holy warriors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 44 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
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 Congo following independence from Belgium. This documentary traces the events leading up to Lumumba's execution which secured the interests of Belgian, American and multinational mining companies
Night flight to death : the violent end of Dag Hammarskjöld ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 41 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 end of a Colombian dream denying the assassination of Jorge Gaitán ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the career and death of Colombian Liberal Party leader, Jorge Gaitan and how Columbian politics are still divided across the sames lines today as they were on April 9, 1948
The Cradock murders Matthew Goniwe & the demise of apartheid ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On June 27, 1985, Matthew Goniwe, a teacher and anti-apartheid activist was killed by the South African security police along with 3 others, Fort Calata, Sparrow Mkonto, and Sicelo Mhlauli. This film tells of the career of Matthew Goniwe as well as the history of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa
I 24 capricci by Nicolò Paganini( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fratricide in Burkina Faso Thomas Sankara and French Africa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Sankara came to office as a result of a coup in 1983. While many of his compatriots were in it for their private gain, Thomas Sankara tried to share power and economic development with the people of his country. He and many in his government were assassinated on October 15, 1987. Was it an internal power struggle or did France have any involvement?
A contagious revolution Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam's independence ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 36 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
Burkina Faso Africa a rectified revolution ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 36 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."--Film Ideas website
Paraguay the revolution was in the ballot box ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On April 20th, 2008, carried by a tremendous popular support worthy of the greatest South American revolutions, Fernando Lugo, the "suspended" bishop, is elected president of the Republic of Paraguay. After sixty years of absolute power, the Colorado party is compelled to accept the changeover of political power. By listening to the newly elected president, to his deposed Colorado opponents, to the specialists of the history of the country and to the people itself, [this documentary] help us understand why the Paraguayans, after so many years of dictatorship and unopposed governing, have entrusted their destiny to a free man: a religious figure who threw himself into the political arena to try and rescue his country of crime, injustice and poverty and to restore democracy"--Film Ideas website
The last village ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 34 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
 
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English (26)
Chinese (2)