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Dominant 7 (Firm)

Works: 19 works in 91 publications in 7 languages and 1,842 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Biography  Case studies  Drama  Exhibition catalogs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dominant 7 (Firm)
The life and times of Sara Baartman : "The Hottentot Venus" by Zola Maseko( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Creoles and Pidgins, French-based and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film of the life a Khoikhoi woman who was taken from South Africa in 1810 and exhibited as a freak across Britain. The image and ideas for "The Hottentot Venus" (particularly the interest in her sexual anatomy) swept through British popular culture. A court battle waged by abolitionists to free her from her exhibitors failed. In 1814, a year before her death, she was taken to France and became the object of scientific research that formed the bedrock of European ideas about black female sexuality
Gacaca : living together again in Rwanda?( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Kinyarwanda and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1994, decades of politically motivated ethnic scapegoating culminated in a wholesale slaughter of the Rwanda's Tutsi minority, along with many Hutu moderates. Today, Rwanda is rebuilding, but its most difficult task is addressing the emotional trauma and fostering reconciliation between the Hutu and Tutsi. This film follows the first steps in one of the world's boldest experiments in reconciliation: the Gacaca Tribunals. These are a form of citizen-based justice based on ancient traditions of judgement, aimed at unifying this scarred nation
The price of aid by Jihan El-Tahri( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video discusses U.S. donations of food for famine relief in foreign countries through a case-study in Zamibia, and the complex relationships between international aid, international media, American business and politics, and the impact on local agriculture, public health and international trade relations
In Rwanda we say-- : the family that does not speak dies( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Kinyarwanda and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the problem of reconcilliation in a post-genocidal society as killers are returned to their homes to live and work alongside the survivors of their genocide
The perfumed garden by Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with men and women of all ages and classes this film explores the myths and realities of sensuality and sexuality in Arab society, a world of taboos, of erotic literature and films. It begins looking at a more permissive history, and ends with the experiences of contemporary lovers from mixed backgrounds. The film discusses pre-marital sex, courtship and marriage, familial pressures, social taboos and issues of language. It also demonstrates how the rich legacy of fantasy in the A Thousand and One Arabian Nights still permeates contemporary Arab culture
It's my life by Brian Tilley( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zackie Achmat is an AIDS activist who refuses to take anti-retrovirals until they are available in public hospitals and clinics. He leads the court battle against the multi-national drug companies and takes on the South African government for it's confusing policies around HIV/AIDS. As a leader in the campaign for affordable treatment, Zackie's provocative position is not one all his friends and colleagues support
6000 a day : an account of a catastrophe foretold( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the failure of key individuals, prominent NGO's, and governments to act allowed a catastrophe to fester - a catastrophe that undoubtedly could have been avoided. Since it appeared 20 years ago, AIDS has left behind it a trail of destruction. This film answers the question 'why did the world wait so long to react', and dissects the key moments in the global response to the epidemic. By examining this human catastrophe, the film reveals a global rift that helped the disease to spread
Drowning by bullets( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the evening of October 17, 1961 about 30,000 Algerians, ostensibly French citizens, descended upon the boulevards of central Paris to protest an 8:30 curfew. The curfew was in response to repeated terrorist attacks by Algerian nationalists in Paris and other French cities. They were met by a police force determined to break up the demonstration. Demonstrators were beaten, shot, even drowned in the Seine. This video exposes the massacre, and the cover-up
Madame Satã by Karim Aïnouz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to slaves in Northern Brazil and sold at the age of 7 by his mother for the price of a mule, João Francisco dos Santos battled all stereotypes on the mean streets of Lapa, Rio de Janeíro. Jailed for 27 of his 76 years, dos Santos was an explosive figure prone to excessive bouts of violence and moments of extreme tenderness the next. His world was filled with violence and raw desire, while desperate dreams spring from poverty and squalor. João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, is one of the most famous drag queen of 1930s
Arranged marriages by Carol Equer-Hamy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores attitudes among educated Indian couples, asking them how they met and married their spouses. In India marriages are a family matter often arranged to improve the social standing of the family. This documentary makes a visit to a marriage bureau, where earnest parents look over the qualifications of potential mates for their children; education, caste, religion, profession and physical attribues all figure in the equation
Royal bonbon by Charlie Najman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haïti : la fin des chimères?: Shot during the commemorations of the Haitian Bicentennial, this documentary puts into perspective the tragic and burning crisis being lived in Haiti. The current events unfold against a backdrop of Haiti's unique history--the first and only successful slave rebellion establishing the world's first black republic. The opposition movements captured in this documentary beome the catalysts that lead to Aristide's departure
Cien horas con Fidel : el documental : conversaciones con Ignacio Ramonet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segments from Ignacio Ramonet's interviews of Fidel Castro
A Pig's tale( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary explores the fall-out from the US backed slaughter of Haiti's Creole pig population in the early 1980s
The hacktivists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This programme looks at the rise of computer hackers in society who use the Internet to promote political and social causes. Also discusses those law enforcement agencies who try to stop Internet hackers
The notebooks of memory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film ventures into the rural heart of the African nation of Rwanda to capture one of the world's boldest experiments in reconciliation, the Gacaca Tribunals. These are a new form of citizen-based justice aimed at unifying this country of 8 million people after the 1994 genocide which claimed over 800,000 lives in 100 days. This film goes directly to the emotional core of the story, talking one-on-one with survivors and accused killers alike. In a powerful, compassionate and insightful film, with almost no narration, and using only original footage, Anne Aghion captures first-hand how ordinary people struggle to find a future after cataclysm
The Gacaca trilogy( Visual )

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

"Gacaca, which literally means "justice on the grass," is a form of citizen-based justice which Rwandans decided to put into place in an attempt to deal with the crimes of the 1994 genocide. Filming for over a decade in a tiny rural hamlet, director Anne Aghion has charted the impact this experiment in transitional justice has had on survivors and perpetrators alike.Through their fear and anger, accusations and defenses, blurry truths, inconsolable sadness, and hope for life renewed, she captures the emotional journey to coexistence."--Publisher's website
The foreigner by Panola College( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short film tracing the relationship which develops between an immigrant street vendor and a young homeless boy, despite the hostility and aggression directed at the foreigner. It is a chilling indictment of xenophobia
House of love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wa n'wina: Filmmaker Dumisani Phakathi returns to his old neighborhood in Phiri, Soweto and engages with friends to discuss relationships, sex, love, and AIDS. They talk intimately about the realities of the street and choices they have been forced to make. Reveals the gaps between everyday life and the AIDS campaigns that often talk past the very people they are supposed to address
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