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Cine Qua Non (Firm)

Overview
Works: 54 works in 130 publications in 5 languages and 1,885 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biographies  Case studies  Drama  Comedy films  Teen films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HQ57.5.T4, 372.37209764
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Most widely held works by Cine Qua Non (Firm)
The education of Shelby Knox by Marion Lipschutz( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2021 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the efforts of a concerned teenager to bring sex education to the schools in her conservative Texas hometown
Hula girls by Sang-il Lee( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a coal-mining town in northeastern Japan falls on hard times, its citizens unite to create a "Hawaiian Center", in hopes of boosting tourism. A group of coal miners' daughters devote themselves to the cause, and train to become professional hula dancers
Young Lakota( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this award-winning documentary, Cecilia Fire Thunder- the first female President of the Oglala Sioux tribe, defies a proposed South Dakota law criminalizing all abortion by threatening to build a women's clinic on the sovereign territory of the reservation. Her threats ignite a political firestorm that sets off a chain reaction in the lives of three young Lakota on the Pine Ridge Reservation, forcing each of them to make choices that define who they are and the kind of adults they are becoming
Mahomet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Mohammed and his legacy. Comprised primarily of interviews with Imams, scholars, and individual believers, as well as footage of some of Islam's most significant historic places
The education of Shelby Knox : sex, lies & education( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Education of Shelby Knox is a coming of age story about a teenage girl who joins a campaign for comprehensive sex education in the high schools of Lubbock, Texas. As Shelby is swept into the fight, she begins to question her deeply conservative Southern Baptist upbringing; when the campaign broadens to include a fight for a gay-straight alliance, Shelby confronts her family and her pastor, in the end declaring herself a feminist and a liberal Christian"--Incite Pictures website
The abortion pill( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of controversy, RU486, a pill that can end a pregnancy without surgery, is coming to America. This program shows the controversy surrounding RU486 and shows how a potent mix of business, politics and ethics kept this drug out of United States for nearly a decade
George Frideric Handel explore the life and music of George Frideric Handel by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half documentary and half fiction, this DVD The Wandering Maestro introduces us to the life and works of the great Baroque composer George Frideric Handel
Keillers park by Susanna Edwards( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Swedish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaged man finds himself attracted to another man
Benedita da Silva( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the 1990 re-election campaign of Benedita da Silva, the first Black woman Senator in Brazil
Live free or die( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Dr. Wayne Goldner, a women's health service provider, during the course of over a year in the town of Bedford, New Hampshire. Covers his objection to the merger of the Catholic Medical Center and Elliot Hospital because of what he sees as the potential threat to family services access including abortion and covers his dismissal as a teacher of sex education classes at a local middle school
Fatherhood USA( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional role models of men portray them as providers, while women have historically been expected to attend to all domestic matters. This program features three men who, when forced to choose between family and career, chose their families. They discuss the implications of that choice, the impact it has had on their careers and conceptions of themselves as fathers, and the new opportunities that their non-traditional paths have afforded them
La abuela virgen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young musician tries to play his troubles away and instead plays a note that signals Judgment Day. If that weren't bad enough, he also brings to life a woman who died at the age of 85 but now seems to be 20!
Hula girls by Ashley Bickerton( Visual )

9 editions published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Fatherhood USA( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program, Dedicated, not deadbeat, looks at fathers in Baltimore and Boston who are finding community support in trying to be good fathers. The second program, Juggling family & work, focuses on three men, in intact families, who confront the daily dilemma of being a dad and handling the pressures of a workplace that isn't always "father-friendly."
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy explore the life and music of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD uncovers the keys of the composer's life: his happy childhood, the salons hosted by Mendelssohn, his close relationship with Goethe and the relation between the composer and his sister Fanny, also a great composer
Nobody knows : life as they know it( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critically-acclaimed and powerful, heartfelt story about four children, all having different fathers and never having been to school, who are forced to rely on one another after they are abandoned by their mother
Fatherhood USA( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More often than not, the media portrays young men in tough circumstances as "deadbeat dads." Presenting powerful evidence to the contrary, this program looks at fathers in Baltimore and Boston who are seeking to break the chain of negligence, abuse, and abandonment. Issues such as welfare reform and the need for counseling are addressed, along with the benefits of community support
Still walking( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashioned as a tribute to his parents, the film depicts one day in the life of a family gathered for a celebratory ritual
Bei Bei( Visual )

2 editions published between 2019 and 2021 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An award winning dramatic narrative tells the true story of Bei Bei Shuai, a Chinese immigrant in Indianapolis, and her lawyer, Linda Pence, battling charges of first-degree murder and attempted feticide. The crime? Attempting suicide while pregnant. This behind-the-scenes legal documentary weaves an intimate personal story with the dramatic intensity of a high stakes criminal case, raising questions about reproductive justice, personhood laws, immigrants' rights, and the criminal justice system's treatment of the mentally ill. Festivals: DOCNyc, CAAMFest, AsianAmerican International, River Run, Korean Women's, TallGrass. RiverRun, Shanghai International, and more. "Shines a chilling light on the ongoing encroachment of women's rights and the confluence of religious belief and medical practice." - ***DOCNYC*** "Fetal Personhood [has] emerged as the next state of the abortion wars." - ***The New Yorker***
Franz Schubert : explore the life and music of Franz Schubert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaving documentary and fiction, this DVD documentary World-Weariness introduces us to the musical world of Franz Schubert
 
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