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Videos on Politics: Terrorism

SELECTED DVDs and Videotapes in the Rutgers Libraries

Terrorism DVDs

The 7/7 bombers a psychological investigation c2006

Alicky Sussman, Elizabeth Turner, Barbara Flynn, Ariel Merari, Marc Sageman, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel (Firm), BBC Active (Firm), and Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

"On the day Britain experienced its first-ever suicide bombing, many assumed that those responsible for the carnage must have been deranged foreigners - but they were not.  What motivated these four seemingly ordinary young British men?  This program conducts a chilling psychological autopsy as it pieces together the mental state of the 7/7 bombers during their final journey.  The work of Ariel Merari, of Tel Aviv University, and forensic psychiatrist Marc Sageman is spotlighted as they investigate issues of cultural estrangement, group dynamics and the 'bunch of guys' theory, and the spontaneous formation of extremist cells" -- Container. 1 videodisc (50 min.)

MEDIA 10-1616

 

9/11 toxic legacy 2006

Susan Teskey, Meghan Frank, Michael Hanrahan, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation , Discovery Times Channel (Firm), and CBC Learning (Firm)

Examines the health dangers resulting from the fallout of September 11. 1 videodisc (ca. 45 min.)

MEDIA 10-1183

 

Better this world 2011

Katie Galloway, Kelly Duane, Loteria Films, Independent Television Service, PictureBox, Inc, and Bullfrog Films

"How did two boyhood friends from Midland, Texas wind up arrested on terrorism charges at the 2008 Republican National Convention? Better This World follows the journey of David McKay (22) and Bradley Crowder (23) from political neophytes to accused domestic terrorists with a particular focus on the relationship they develop with a radical activist mentor in the six months leading up to their arrests. A dramatic story of idealism, loyalty, crime, and betrayal, Better This World goes to the heart of the War on Terror and its impact on civil liberties and political dissent in post-9/11 America."--Container. 1 videodisc (89 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3024

 

Beyond the frame alternative perspectives on the war on terrorism c2004

Loretta Alper, Kendra Olson, Kenyon King, and Media Education Foundation

In twenty-three interviews, using a question and answer format, experts from academia, the media, government, and non-governmental organizations, place the causes leading to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in historical context. Issues surrounding the War on Terrorism are also discussed. 1 videodisc (146 min.)

MEDIA 10-502

 

Black Sunday c2003

Robert Evans, Ernest Lehman, Kenneth Ross, Ivan Moffat, John Frankenheimer, Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern, Marthe Keller, Paramount Pictures Corporation, and Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)

A Black September terrorist group attempts to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the President of the United States in attendance. 1 videodisc (143 min.)

MEDIA 10-611

 

Breaking the silence truth and lies in the war on terror 2004

John Pilger, Christopher Martin, Carlton Television, and Bullfrog Films

Journalist John Pilger investigates the discrepancies between claims by Great Britain and the United States about the War on Terrorism and the facts as he uncovers them in Afghanistan and in the United States. In Afghanistan Pilger illustrates how the people suffer because the old warlords are regaining power, religious fundamentalism is rising, and military skirmishes continue routinely; he concludes that the Taliban is re-emerging and that Al-Qaida is still active. Pilger conducts interviews with William Kristol, Douglas Feith, John Bolton, Wesley Clark, and others. In these interviews he discusses the ideas of pre-emptive military action, the real motives behind the military activities in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the historical context of the United States' military policy. 1 videodisc (51 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2889

 

Brothers and others 2004

Noam Chomsky, Nicolas Rossier, Trilby MacDonald, Sandra Petraglia, and Baraka Productions

Depicts the social conditions of Muslims and Arabs living in the United States after September 11, 2001 (Brothers and others). Interviewee Noam Chomsky presents ideas about 9/11 and racism (On power, dissent and racism). 1 videodisc (54 min.)

MEDIA 10-449

 

Call for Change series 2005

Konrad Aderer, Sam Pollard, Kevin Lee, Clifton Watson, Paul Barrera, Leslie K Brown, Jesaus Papoleto Melaendez, Silvia del Castillo, Carlo Baldi, Rubaen Gonzaalez, Renata Gangemi, Donna Golden, J. T Takagi, Herman Lew, Al Santana, Alonzo Rico Speight, Kamisha S., Miriam Perez, Call for Change (Project), Life or Liberty (Firm), DRUM (Organization), Also Like Life Productions, Domestic Workers United, Molino Viejo Productions (Firm), U & Me Productions, and Newsreel (Firm)

The Call for change series is a Third World Newsreel project which brings together socially conscious mediamakers of color to produce short videos on communities of color in America and their state of America. In 2005 the topics ranged from the elections, the war on terror and its impact on human rights and immigrant life, to slavery reparations and the rights of domestic workers. The hope of this project is to spark discussions throughout the nation's living rooms, classrooms and community groups on topical issues, while presenting the views and concerns of groups and communities often marginalized in mainstream media. 2 videodiscs (54, 75 min.)

MEDIA 10-1777

 

Carlos 2010

Olivier Assayas, Daniel Leconte, Edgar Ramirez, Fadi Abi Samra, Juana Acosta, Ahmad Kaabour, Studio Canal+, Egoli Tossell Film AG, Doc en Stock (Firm), and Comstar Home Entertainment

A fictionalized account of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting. 3 videodiscs (328 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2330

 

The cult of the suicide bomber c2006

Robert Baer, David Batty, Kevin Toolis, Many Rivers Films, and Disinformation Company

Former CIA agent and terrorism expert Robert Baer tracks the history of suicide bombers from their origin in the Iran-Iraq war to their growing predominance in the post-9/11 world. 1 videodisc (96 min.)

MEDIA 10-1491

 

Fahrenheit 9/11 c2004

Jim Czarnecki, Kathleen R Glynn, Michael Moore, James Addison Baker, Albert Gore, Thomas Daschle, George W Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Lion's Gate Films, IFC Films, Fellowship Adventure Group, Dog Eat Dog Films, and Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Through actual footage, interviews, and declassified documents, Michael Moore illustrates the connections President Bush has to the royal house of Saud of Saudia Arabia and the bin Laden's, how the president got elected on fraudulent circumstances and then proceeded to blunder through his duties while ignoring warnings of the looming betrayal by his foreign partners. When the treachery hits with the 9/11 attacks, Moore explains how Bush failed to take immediate action to defend the nation. 1 videodisc (122 min.)

MEDIA 10-424

 

Hijacked c2006

Ilan Ziv, Campbell Scott, Onno van der Wal , Mark Brownstone,  Joel Diamond, Tamouz Media, Point du Jour (Firm), Alma Films, ARTE France, National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.), WGBH Educational Foundation, PBS Home Video, and Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)

"On September 6, 1970, members of the militant Palestinian group, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), hijacked four commercial airplanes.  They commandeered a fifth aircraft three days later.  Wanting to attract attention to the Palestinian cause and secure the release of several of their comrades, the PFLP spectacularly blew up three of the planes ... More than just recounting the events of those tense September days, [the film] examines how and when Middle East militants began to see civilians as legitimate pawns in their struggles for self-determination" -- Container. 1 videodisc (55 min.)

MEDIA 10-2086

 

La historia oficial 2004, 1985

Marcelo Pińeyro, Aķda Bortnik, Luis Puenzo, Héctor Alterio, Norma Aleandro, Chunchuna Villafańe, Hugo Arana, Guillermo Battaglia, Chela Ruķz, Patricio Contreras, Jorge Petraglia, Atilio Stampone, Marķa Elena Walsh, Historias Cinematograficas (Firm), and Koch Lorber Films

An Argentine teacher lives in blissful ignorance of the evils perpetrated by her country's government. Over time, she begins to suspect that her adopted daughter may have been the child of a murdered political prisoner. When she attempts to unearth the truth, her investigation reveals levels of political corruption so abhorrent that the illusions of her past life are irrevocably shattered. 1 videodisc (114 min.) :

MEDIA 10-2994

 

If a tree falls a story of the Earth Liberation Front c2011

The story of the rise and fall of the Earth Liberation Front, a radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat,' told through the transformation and radicalization of one of its members, Daniel McGowan. Weaves a chronicle of McGowan facing life in prison with a dramatic investigation of the events that led to his involvement with the ELF. 1 videodisc (85 min.)

MEDIA 10-4351

 

In my own skin the complexity of living as an Arab in America 2001

Sheds the light on the complexities of the Arab American experience through the candid, in-depth interviews with five young Arab women living in New York in the months following the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center. 1 videodisc (16 min.)

MEDIA 10-3925

 

In the name of the father 1998

Jim Sheridan, Terry George, Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave, Gerry Conlon, Hell's Kitchen (Firm), Universal Pictures (Firm), and Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)

Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name. 1 videodisc (133 min.)

MEDIA 10-1433

 

L'Homme sur les quais The man by the shore 1993

Set in Haiti in the 1960's, 8-year-old Sarah and her two sisters are victims of Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier's reign of terror. 1 videocassette (105 min.)

MEDIA 10-3555

 

Leila Khaled hijacker c2005

Lina Makboul, Robert Danielsson, First Hand Films (Firm), Sveriges television, Tussilago, Nederlandse Programma Stichting, and Women Make Movies (Firm)

"In 1969 Palestinian Leila Khaled made history by becoming the first woman to hijack an airplane. As a Palestinian child growing up in Sweden, filmmaker Lina Makboul admired Khaled for her bold actions; as an adult, she began asking complex questions about the legacy created by her chilhood hero. This fascinating documentary is at once a portrait of Khaled, an exploration of the filmmaker's own understanding of her Palestinian identiy, and complex examination of the nebulous dichotomy between 'terrorist' and 'freedom fighter'"--Container. 1 videodisc (58 min.)

MEDIA 10-1161

 

Lest we forget  c2003

"This documentary follows the events post-9/11, examining the roundups and racial attacks that continue to occur in the name of national security. The film contains stories told by individuals who have felt the severity of wartime racism in America and explores the sullied past in the hopes of creating lessons for a different future"--Third World Newsreel website. 1 videodisc (56 min.)

MEDIA 10-4781

 

Los rubios The blonds 2003

Albertina Carri, Barry Ellsworth, Analía Couceyro, Marcelo Zanelli, and Women Make Movies (Firm)

Using a combination of fiction and documentary, Albertina Carri traces her parents' disappearance in 1977 during the regime of the Argentine junta. 1 videocassette (84 min.)

MEDIA 10-3351       2-6601

 

The mean world syndrome media violence & the cultivation of fear c2010

George Gerbner, Michael Morgan, Jeremy Earp, Scott Morris, Sut Jhally, and Media Education Foundation

A film based on the late George Gerbner's groundbreaking analysis of media influence and media violence. 1 videodisc (ca. 75 min.)

MEDIA 10-1731

 

My daughter the terrorist c2007

Beate Arnestad, Morten Daae, Snitt Film Productions, and Women Make Movies (Firm)

This fascinating documentary is an exceedingly rare, inside look at an organization (Tamil Tigers) that most of the world has blacklisted as a terrorist group. The film offers important insights into the recently re-ignited conflict in Sri Lanka. 1 videodisc (61 min.)

MEDIA 10-1147

 

Outlawed extraordinary rendition, torture and disappearances in the War on Terror 2006

Gillian Caldwell, American Civil Liberties Union, and Witness (Organization)

This documentary "tells the harrowing stories of Khaled El-Masri and Binyam Mohamed, two men who have survived extraordinary rendition, secret detention, and torture..."--Container. 1 videodisc (27 min.)

MEDIA 10-1922

 

Protagonist 2008

Terrorism, Psychology, Jessica Yu, Elise Pearlstein, Susan West, Hans-Joachim Klein, Mark Pierpoint, Joe Loya, Mark Salzman, Jeff Beal, Marina Sirtis, Chris Diamantopoulos, John Kapelos, Lorber HT Digital, and Alive Mind Media

"A riveting and provocative documentary that explores the psychological transformation of the modern character. Inspired by Greek drama, Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu weaves together the stories of four men consumed by personal odysseys - a notorious former German terrorist, an evangelical minister who comes out of the closet, a bank robber turned journalist, and a kung-fu fanatic who becomes a stay-at-home dad and author"--Container. 1 videodisc (90 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3608

 

Rachida 2004?

Yamina Bachir, Ibtissem Djouadi, Bahia Rachedi, Rachida Messaoui En, Zaki Boulenafed, ARTE France, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, Studio Canal+, and First-Run Features (Firm)

A young, self-assured elementary school teacher becomes a target for terrorists upon refusing to place a bomb in her school. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-499

 

Reel bad Arabs how Hollywood vilifies a people c2006

Sut Jhally, Jeremy Earp, Simon Shaheen, Jack G Shaheen, and Media Education Foundation

Throughout its history Hollywood has portrayed Arabs as buffoons or bandits. The video seeks to rectify this sterotyping by comparing it to other forms of racist imagery and by suggesting alternative narratives that treat the Arabs as human, not demons. 1 videodisc (50 min.)

MEDIA 10-712

 

Rumsfeld's war 2004

Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, Will Lyman, PBS Video, Washington Post Company, and Kirk Documentary Group

With the United States Army deployed in a dozen hotspots around the world, on constant alert in Afghanistan, and taking casualties every day in Iraq, some current and former officers now say the army is on the verge of being "broken."  The program digs into the aggressive attempts to assert civilian control and remake the military by the Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and his allies. 1 videodisc (ca.90 min.)

MEDIA 10-439

 

Rush to war 2004

Robert Taicher, John Doman, and RTW Productions (Firm)

A historical documentary examining the issues surrounding September 11th and American foreign policy. Three weeks after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the director and a small film crew drove from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. and New York interviewing a cross-section of Americans in the aftermath of the events. Among issues explored are the Cold War and CIA interventions around the world from the 1950s through the 1970s, America's involvement with the Afghan resistance against the Soviet Union in the 1980s, and the history of the United States' two wars with Iraq with particular emphasis on the current administration's policies and actions in the war on terror and its consequences for global security in the 21st century. 1 videodisc (ca. 76 min.)

MEDIA 10-482

 

Shiri 2001?

Kang Je Gyu, Han Suk-kyu, Cheo Min-sik, and Song Kang-ho

Terrorist drama set in Korea. North Korean sniper turns up in South Korea and is suspected of plotting to steal an experimental explosive. Instead, a band of North Korean thugs plants bombs thoughout Seoul and seeks a large ransom and a jet plane out of the country. 2 videodiscs (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-102

 

Die stille nach dem schuss The legends of Rita 2001

Volker Schlöndorff, Friedrich-Carl Wachs, Arthur Hofer, Emmo Lempert, Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Bibiana Beglau, Martin Wuttke, and Nadja Uhl

This political thriller, set in the final years of the Cold War, recounts the struggles of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group (loosely based on the real Baader-Meinhof gang). When the group disbands, she goes into hiding with an invented identity in East Germany. She struggles with the realities of a Communist state while keeping the distant ideal of socialism. 1 videodisc (101 min.)

MEDIA 10-98

 

Strange culture c2008

Lise Swenson, Steven C Beer, Lynn Hershman-Leeson, Tilda Swinton, Thomas Jay Ryan, Peter Coyote, Josh Kornbluth, Steve Kurtz, L5 Productions (Firm), New Video Group, and Docurama (Firm)

Steve Kurtz's nightmare began on May 11, 2004, when he awoke to find his wife dead of heart failure. Police responding to his distressed 911 call became suspicious of biological equipment in his house and contacted the FBI. Only hours after his wife's tragic death, he found himself detained as a suspected "bioterrorist," as dozens of federal agents in Hazmat suites scoured his home, seizing his art materials, computers, manuscripts, books, his cat, and even his wife's body. 1 videodisc (ca. 75 min.)

MEDIA 10-1507

 

The Suitors 2005

Ghasem Ebrahimian, Coleen Higgins, Pouran Esrafily, Ali Azizian, Shahab Navab, Assurbanipal Babila, Ebra Films, and First-Run Features (Firm)

A well-to-do Iranian arrives in Manhattan with his new bride. His friends hold a traditional feast, slaughtering a sheep in the apartment. When blood seeps through the floor into an apartment below, a SWAT team unleashed against the "terrorists" kills the bridegroom, leaving behind a beautiful widow and her four zealous suitors. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA 10-707

 

The sum of all fears 2002

Mace Neufeld, Paul Attanasio, Daniel Pyne, Phil Alden Robinson, Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Liev Schreiber, Bridget Moynahan, Alan Bates, Ciaran Hinds, Philip Baker Hall, and Ron Rifkin 

CIA agent Jack Ryan finds himself in a race against time to stop terrorists who plan to ignite a war between the U.S. and Russia by detonating a nuclear bomb at the Super Bowl game. 1 videodisc (123 min.)

MEDIA 10-156

 

Taxi to the dark side c2007

Alex Gibney and X-Ray Productions

Over one hundred prisoners have died in suspicious circumstances in U.S. custody during the 'war on terror'. Taxi to the dark side takes an in depth look at one case: an innocent Afghan taxi driver called Dilawar who was wrongly arrested and sent to Bagram Prison. Five days after his arrest, Dilawar died in his isolation cell. His death came within a week of another death of a Bagram detainee. An investigation revealed that Dilawar was a victim of homicide - killed as a result of brutal beatings by U.S. soldiers. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA. MEDIA 10-1527      10-1730

 

Theeviravaathi The Terrorist 2000

Sri Rama, Abhijit Joshi, Shree Prasad, Santosh Sivan, Ravi Deshpande, Vijay Deveshwar, Ayesha Dharker, Vishnu Vardhan, Bhanu Prakash, and K Krishna

In a story inspired by the events surrounding the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, a suicide bomber examines her emotions and finds herself in a psychological divide as she contemplates her future. 1 videodisc (95 mins.)

MEDIA 10-84

 

Thomas L. Friedman reporting searching for the roots of 9/11 ; produced by NYT Television for Discovery Channel ; written and reported by Thomas L. Friedman ; producer, Edward Gray c2003

Thomas L Friedman, Edward Gray, Danna Liebert, NYT Television (Firm), Discovery Channel (Firm), and Discovery Communications, Inc

Join columnist Thomas L. Friedman as he tries to answer two of the most puzzling questions about 9/11: What drove 19 young, middle-class Muslim men to give up their lives to murder almost 3,000 people? And why does this violent act elicit so much support from millions of ordinary Muslims around the world? 1 videodisc (50 min.)

MEDIA 10-343

 

Unconstitutional the war on our civil liberties c2004

James Hanes, Robert Greenwald, Nonny de la Peña, Public Interest Pictures (Firm), Pyedog Productions, and Disinformation Company

Discusses how the USA PATRIOT Act has taken away checks on law enforcement and continues to endanger the civil liberties of all Americans under the guise of being part of the war on terrorism, and how paranoia, fear and racial profiling have led to gross infringements on freedom and democracy without strengthening national security. 1 videodisc (70 min.) :

MEDIA 10-3363

 

Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum The lost honor of Katharina Blum c2003, 1975

Volker Schleondorff,  Margarethe von Trotta, Angela Winkler, Mario Adorf, Heinz Bennent, Jeurgen Prochnow, Heinrich Beoll, Ivo Barnabao Micheli, Janus Films, Criterion Collection (Firm), Cinema International Corporation, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Orion Pictures, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Bioskop-Film, Crommelin Film-Roma (Firm), and Cine-International

In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA  MEDIA 10-1718      2-590

 

The war at home the media responds 2002

Robert Batscha, Museum of Television and Radio (New York, N.Y.), and Rutgers Television Network

The national tragedy that began on September 11, 2001 has developed into a domestic war on terrorism--and television has played and continues to play an important part in making this unfolding story a reality for Americans. Panelists discuss television's role in reporting the attacks, the anthrax scare, and the nation's heightened state of awareness on the home front. 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.) ;

MEDIA 10-3259

 

Terrorism

17 days of terror the hijack of TWA 847 1989

Ted Jessup

In June of 1985, TWA 847 was snatched from its course, and its passengers held hostage for 17 days, while the world stood helplessly by. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

MEDIA 2-1544

 

The 7/7 bombers a psychological investigation c2006

Alicky Sussman, Elizabeth Turner, Barbara Flynn, Ariel Merari, Marc Sageman, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel (Firm), BBC Active (Firm), and Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

"On the day Britain experienced its first-ever suicide bombing, many assumed that those responsible for the carnage must have been deranged foreigners - but they were not.  What motivated these four seemingly ordinary young British men?  This program conducts a chilling psychological autopsy as it pieces together the mental state of the 7/7 bombers during their final journey.  The work of Ariel Merari, of Tel Aviv University, and forensic psychiatrist Marc Sageman is spotlighted as they investigate issues of cultural estrangement, group dynamics and the 'bunch of guys' theory, and the spontaneous formation of extremist cells" -- Container. 1 videodisc (50 min.)

MEDIA 10-1616

 

9/11 toxic legacy 2006

Susan Teskey, Meghan Frank, Michael Hanrahan, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation , Discovery Times Channel (Firm), and CBC Learning (Firm)

Examines the health dangers resulting from the fallout of September 11. 1 videodisc (ca. 45 min.)

MEDIA 10-1183

 

Africa in the 21st century: 1: Somalia the neglected civil war 2002?

Seijun Hata, Stuart Varnam-Atkin, Nihon Hoso Kyokai, and Filmakers Library, inc

Independent since 1960, Somalia has seen virtually constant political upheaval. Some eighty percent of the nation is under the power of guerillas and local warlords. Recently, Somalia has become a target in the post-Afghanistan "war against terrorism.". 1 videocassette (49 min.)

MEDIA 2-6522

 

Al Jazeera voice of Arabia c2003

Tewfik Hakem, Alain Taieb, Riff International Production, ARTE France, and First Run/Icarus Films

Founded in 1996, Al Jazeera was the first 24-hour news channel in the Arab world. This documentary, shot on location in Qatar goes behind the scenes of this Arab independent satellite TV channel. Combining news footage, excerpts from various Al Jazeera programs, and interviews with executives, anchors and journalists, the film explores the paradoxes that emerge between the apparent orthodoxy of Arab societies and the journalistic freedom flaunted by Al Jazeera in a dictatorial culture which does not know the meaning of dialogue. 1 videocassette (52 min.)

MEDIA 2-6854

 

America rebuilds a year at Ground Zero 2002

Seth Kramer, Daniel A Miller, and Kevin Spacey

Documents the clearing of the wreckage of the World Trade Center and discusses what should replace it. 1 videocassette (90 min.)

DANA 1797

 

Beyond the frame alternative perspectives on the war on terrorism c2004

Loretta Alper, Kendra Olson, Kenyon King, and Media Education Foundation

In twenty-three interviews, using a question and answ er format, experts from academia, the media, government, and non-governmental organizations, place the causes leading to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in historical context. Issues surrounding the War on Terrorism are also discussed. 1 videodisc (146 min.)

MEDIA 10-502

 

Black Sunday c2003

Robert Evans, Ernest Lehman, Kenneth Ross, Ivan Moffat, John Frankenheimer, Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern, Marthe Keller, Paramount Pictures Corporation, and Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)

A Black September terrorist group attempts to blow up a Goodyear blimp hovering over the Super Bowl stadium with 80,000 people and the President of the United States in attendance. 1 videodisc (143 min.)

MEDIA 10-611

 

Brothers and others 2004

Noam Chomsky, Nicolas Rossier, Trilby MacDonald, Sandra Petraglia, and Baraka Productions

Depicts the social conditions of Muslims and Arabs living in the United States after September 11, 2001 (Brothers and others). Interviewee Noam Chomsky presents ideas about 9/11 and racism (On power, dissent and racism). 1 videodisc (54 min.)

MEDIA 10-449

 

Call for Change series 2005

Konrad Aderer, Sam Pollard, Kevin Lee, Clifton Watson, Paul Barrera, Leslie K Brown, Jesaus Papoleto Melaendez, Silvia del Castillo, Carlo Baldi, Rubaen Gonzaalez, Renata Gangemi, Donna Golden, J. T Takagi, Herman Lew, Al Santana, Alonzo Rico Speight, Kamisha S., Miriam Perez, Call for Change (Project), Life or Liberty (Firm), DRUM (Organization), Also Like Life Productions, Domestic Workers United, Molino Viejo Productions (Firm), U & Me Productions, and Newsreel (Firm)

The Call for change series is a Third World Newsreel project which brings together socially conscious mediamakers of color to produce short videos on communities of color in America and their state of America. In 2005 the topics ranged from the elections, the war on terror and its impact on human rights and immigrant life, to slavery reparations and the rights of domestic workers. The hope of this project is to spark discussions throughout the nation's living rooms, classrooms and community groups on topical issues, while presenting the views and concerns of groups and communities often marginalized in mainstream media. 2 videodiscs (54, 75 min.)

MEDIA 10-1777

 

Caught in the crossfire Arab Americans in wartime 2002

David Van Taylor and Brad Lichtenstein

Examines the lives of three Arab Americans--a police officer, a Christian pastor, and a journalist--in New York City in the months since the terrorist attacks of Sept., 2001. 1 videocassette (54 min.)

MEDIA 2-2378

 

Chile hasta cuando? 1986

David Bradbury

Exposes Pinochet's regime of terror in Chile, including interview with people who have been terrorized by the government. Describes how student protesters have been tortured and killed by the government and police. 1 videocassette (57 min.)

MEDIA D-272

 

Colombia's guerilla war 1999

Jan Thielen

This program combines newsreel and documentary footage of life and death in Colombia's rural districts, cities, and guerrilla camps with interviews to explore the roots and results of the 20th century's longest guerrilla war. Members of Bogota's Institute of Political Studies, the Red Cross, the Church, army officers, guerrillas, politicians, and some of the 1.5 million refugees air their views on the terror and the tragedy of a nation divided. 1 videocassette (53 min.)

MEDIA 2-5575

 

Coraje Courage c1998

Alberto Durant, Andres Malatesta, Félix Rodríguez, Ana Caridad Sánchez , Olenka Cepeda, Agua Dulce Films, Fernando Colomo Producciones Cinematográficas, Televisión Espańola, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Centro Cultural, Hubert Bals Fund, and Latin American Video Archives

Story based on the last months in the life of Maria Elena Moyano, a leader of a women's organization in a slum outside of Lima. Known as Mother Courage, she stood up against the violence and terrorism that plagued her village. She was killed by the Shining Path for her work. 1 videocassette (110 min.)

MEDIA 2-7252

 

The cult of the suicide bomber c2006

Robert Baer, David Batty, Kevin Toolis, Many Rivers Films, and Disinformation Company

Former CIA agent and terrorism expert Robert Baer tracks the history of suicide bombers from their origin in the Iran-Iraq war to their growing predominance in the post-9/11 world. 1 videodisc (96 min.)

MEDIA 10-1491

 

Deadly enemies 2004

Susan Lambert, Erik Thomson, Jumping Dog Productions, ABC Television Network, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and First Run/Icarus Films

" ... documents the secret history of biological warfare. Using archival footage from the 1950s, filmmaker Susan Lambert demonstrates how science and politics colluded to play a game of one-upmanship"--Container. 1 videocasssette (52 min.)

MEDIA 2-6895

 

Death squadrons the French school 2003

Marie-Monique Robin,  William Bourdon, Françoise Gazion, First Run/Icarus Films , Idéale Audience International, Studio Canal+, Arte France cinéma (Firm), and Televisió de Catalunya

The story of the involvement of the French military in Operation Condor, established in 1975 by the autocratic governments of South America. This supranational criminal organization's mission was the extermination of political opponents both in their own countries and abroad. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

MEDIA 2-6900

 

Democracy University: Volume 44 2002?

Greg Palast, Adam Shapiro, Ralph Nader, Michael Parenti, Medea Benjamin, Helen Caldicott, and JusticeVision (Organization)

Various lectures and speeches on themes of social justice, democracy, and human rights. 1 videocassette (8 hr., 23 min.)

MEDIA 2-6733

 

Distorted morality a war on terrorism? 2002

Noam Chomsky

A talk given by Noam Chomsky at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Wednesday, February 6, 2002. He discusses the United States definition of terrorism and foreign policy in regard to nations and groups considered to be guilty of terrorism. There is also a question and answer session. Noam Chomsky's bibliography, biography and curriculum vitae are included. 1 videodisc

DANA 29

 

Fahrenheit 9/11 c2004

Jim Czarnecki, Kathleen R Glynn, Michael Moore, James Addison Baker, Albert Gore, Thomas Daschle, George W Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Lion's Gate Films, IFC Films, Fellowship Adventure Group, Dog Eat Dog Films, and Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

Through actual footage, interviews, and declassified documents, Michael Moore illustrates the connections President Bush has to the royal house of Saud of Saudia Arabia and the bin Laden's, how the president got elected on fraudulent circumstances and then proceeded to blunder through his duties while ignoring warnings of the looming betrayal by his foreign partners. When the treachery hits with the 9/11 attacks, Moore explains how Bush failed to take immediate action to defend the nation. 1 videodisc (122 min.)

MEDIA 10-424

 

A fistful of dynamite 1971, 1993

A Mexican peasant turned revolutionary (Steiger) teams with an Irish terrorist (Coburn) to stage a daring break-in to liberate political prisoners. 1 videocassette (138 min.)

MEDIA 2-5479

 

Four days in September 1997

Bruno Barreto, Lucy Barreto, Alan Arkin, Pedro Monteiro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres, Cláudia Abreu, Luiz Fernando Guimaráes, Caroline Kava, Fisher Stevens, and Fernando Gabeira

Based on true life events, political terrorists in a desperate bid to focus the world's attention on their fight for freedom, kidnap an American Ambassador. Now, the diplomat's life hangs in the balance, helplessly caught between a government unwilling to cooperate and his fear of the captors themselves! 1 videocassette (107 min.)

MEDIA 2-5856

 

Fourth world war 2004

Jacqueline Soohen, Rick Rowley, Michael Franti, Suheir Hammad, and Big Noise Films

While American airwaves are crowded with talk of a new world war, the human face of war is rarely seen. This documentary weaves together the images and voices of the war on the ground - from the front lines of struggles in Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, Palestine, Korea, 'the North' from Seattle to Genova, and the 'War on Terror' in New York and Iraq. Spanning five continents, filming took over two years to document the story of how men and women are working to resist getting caught up in the current global conflict. 1 videodisc (76 min.)

DANA 111

 

The Fujimori empire 1997

Joan Salvat, Montse Ayuso, Manuel Raya, and Ricard Belis

Examines why Alberto Fujimori's popularity has dropped to an all time low since he was elected in 1990. Looks at the lives of the people of Peru; shows how Anti-terrorist measures caused hundreds to be wrongly imprisoned and finds many Peruvians wondering who is really running the country. 1 videocassette (34 min.)

MEDIA 2-5789

 

Genocide 1981

Martin Gilbert, Marvin Hier, Arnold Schwartzman, Elizabeth Taylor, and Orson Welles

"Genocide" combines historical narrative with actual stories of ordinary people caught up in the Nazis' reign of terror.  Its purpose is to challenge and inspire so that never again will man stand by silently and allow such an atrocity to occur. 1 videocassette (83 min.)

MEDIA 2-1790

 

Golpes a mi puerta Knocks at my door 1998?

Alejandro Saderman, Juan Carlos Gené, Veronica Oddo, Elba Escobar, José Antonio Rodríguez, Juan Carlos Gené, and Alejandro Salderman

A deadly encounter between two nuns and the military police reflect the turbulent times in Latin American society. 1 videocassette (105 min.)

MEDIA 2-6074

 

The Great War Episode three, Total war and the shaping of the 20th century 1996

J. M Winter, Blaine Baggett, Carl Byker, Lyn Goldfarb, David Mrazek, and Salome Jens

Examines the evolution of World War I from a conflict fought across the landscape of Europe to a global war. Covers extent of the war in Great Britain and Turkey; the use of terror in modern war and the evolution of "total war", especially regarding aerial and chemical weapons, the first 20th century genocide--the Armenian genocide. 1 videocassette (58 min.)

MEDIA. MEDIA 2-2980 2-4185

 

Hanna K c1984

Costa Gavras, Franco Solinas, Jill Clayburgh, Jean Yanne, Gabriel Byrne, Muhammad Bakri, K.G. Productions (Firm), Gaumont (Firm), Films A2 (Firm), and MCA Home Video (Firm)

Story of a woman attorney's tumultuous relationships with her sullen client, an accused Palestinian terrorist, her fiery lover and her new homeland of Israel. 1 videocassette (111 min.)

MEDIA 2-6684

 

Haunted land Le pays hanté, la palabra desenterrada c2001

Mary Ellen Davis, Productions B'alba, PRIM, Centre d'arts médiatiques (Montréal, Québec), and Cinema Guild

Follows Mateo Pablo's return to Petanac, Guatemala, the site of the July 14, 1982 massacre. 1 videocassette (74 min.)

MEDIA 2-6570

 

Hijacking catastrophe 9/11, fear & the selling of American empire c2004

Julian Bond, Jeremy Earp, Sut Jhally, and Media Education Foundation

This film discusses how the events of 9/11/2001 have influenced United States politics, from advancing a pre-existing military agenda to rolling back civil liberties and social programs. 1 videocassette (64 min.)

MEDIA 2-7196

 

I wonder what you will remember of September c2004

Cecilia Maria Cornejo and Women Make Movies (Firm)

Cecilia Cornejo reconstructs the 1973 Chilean coup from her parents' stories, juxataposing this with questions to her young daugher about Sept. 11. 1 videocassette (27 min.)

MEDIA 2-6931

 

In search of Al Qaeda 2002

Martin Smith and Marcela Gaviria

Following the trail of Al Qaeda from the Afghan border areas into Pakistan's cities, and on to other Middle Eastern countries, Frontline examines the quest to bring the terrorist group to justice. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

DANA 1803

 

In search of bin Laden 2001

Martin Smith, Lowell Bergman, Bill D Moyers, and Will Lyman

Investigates Osama bin Laden, his followers, and the bombings of two United States embassies in Africa in 1998. This special edition has been updated to cover the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, of which bin Laden is also accused. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

DANA. MEDIA 1796        2-5545

 

In the name of the father 1998

Jim Sheridan, Terry George, Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave, Gerry Conlon, Hell's Kitchen (Firm), Universal Pictures (Firm), and Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)

Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name. 1 videodisc (133 min.)

MEDIA 10-1433

 

L'Homme sur les quais The man by the shore 1993

Raoul Peck, Pascal Verroust, Andre Graille, Jennifer Zubar, Toto Bissainthe, Jean-Michel Martial, and Patrick Rameau

Set in Haiti in the 1960's, 8-year-old Sarah and her two sisters are victims of Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier's reign of terror. 1 videocassette (105 min.)

MEDIA 2-5150

 

Leila Khaled hijacker c2005

Lina Makboul, Robert Danielsson, First Hand Films (Firm), Sveriges television, Tussilago, Nederlandse Programma Stichting, and Women Make Movies (Firm)

"In 1969 Palestinian Leila Khaled made history by becoming the first woman to hijack an airplane. As a Palestinian child growing up in Sweden, filmmaker Lina Makboul admired Khaled for her bold actions; as an adult, she began asking complex questions about the legacy created by her chilhood hero. This fascinating documentary is at once a portrait of Khaled, an exploration of the filmmaker's own understanding of her Palestinian identiy, and complex examination of the nebulous dichotomy between 'terrorist' and 'freedom fighter'"--Container. 1 videodisc (58 min.)

MEDIA 10-1161

 

Lest we forget c2003

Jason DaSilva, Roopa de Choudhury, Suheir Hammad, In Face Films Productions, and Newsreel (Firm)

After the Terrorist attacks of 9/11, some Americans began defining a new "enemy alien"--American Arabs, South Asians, Muslims. This film explores a lesson that history has forgotten; of a country alienating its own citizens and violating their civil liberties once again. 1 videocassette (57 min.)

DANA 3024

 

The living martyr Hizbollah unveiled  2001

Mouna Mounayer, Nabil Issa, Najat Rizk, and Warren Singh-Bartlett

This documentary presents footage of suicide mission preparations and interviews with Lebanon's Hizballah resistance fighters and their families. 1 videocassette (53 min.)

DANA 1759

 

Looking for answers 2001

Martin Smith, Lowell Bergman, and Will Lyman

Discusses  the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, the roots of hatred found in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, radical Islam, and the failure of U.S. intelligence on September 11, 2001. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

MEDIA 2-5543

 

Los rubios The blonds 2003

Albertina Carri, Barry Ellsworth, Analía Couceyro, Marcelo Zanelli, and Women Make Movies (Firm)

Using a combination of fiction and documentary, Albertina Carri traces her parents' disappearance in 1977 during the regime of the Argentine junta. 1 videocassette (84 min.)

MEDIA 2-6601

 

Lucia 1992

Mel Chionglo, Lolita Rodriguez, Gina Alajar, Suzette Ranillo, Elvira Baldomero, Lino Brocka, and P. L Firstbrook

A dramatization based on factual conditions in which a Filipino woman and her family leave their fishing village after an oil spill and move to the ghettos outside Manila.  There the woman struggles to keep her family together amidst terrorism, crime and corruption, and attempts to prevent her children from falling prey to the dangerous allures of the city's night life. 1 videocassette (90 min.)

MEDIA 2-5275

 

The mean world syndrome media violence & the cultivation of fear c2010

George Gerbner, Michael Morgan, Jeremy Earp, Scott Morris, Sut Jhally, and Media Education Foundation

A film based on the late George Gerbner's groundbreaking analysis of media influence and media violence. 1 videodisc (ca. 75 min.)

MEDIA 10-1731

 

Muslims in America  1997

Ted Koppel, John L Esposito, and Imam Farooq Abo-Elzahab

Originally planned as an installment in a periodic series about different religions, this particular broadcast altered its focus in light of the Oklahoma City bombing on April 19, 1995. In addition to examining the tenets of the Muslim faith, it focuses on the hasty judgments made in connection to Muslims whenever a terrorist act occurs anywhere in the world. Includes interviews with Muslims living in the United States. 1 videocassette (23 min.)

DANA 1463

 

My daughter the terrorist c2007

Beate Arnestad, Morten Daae, Snitt Film Productions, and Women Make Movies (Firm)

This fascinating documentary is an exceedingly rare, inside look at an organization (Tamil Tigers) that most of the world has blacklisted as a terrorist group. The film offers important insights into the recently re-ignited conflict in Sri Lanka. 1 videodisc (61 min.)

MEDIA 10-1147

 

My terrorist 2002

Yulie Cohen-Gerstel,  First Hand Films, and Women Make Movies (Firm)

In 1978 a hijacking occurred before a London bound El Al flight, resulting in the wounding of then stewardess Yulie Cohen-Gerstel. Join her now as a filmmaker 30 years later, struggling with compassion, forgiveness and the concept of peace. 1 videocassette (58 min.)

MEDIA 2-6560

Terrorism Cont'd

The new face of terrorism 1996

Barbara Newman and Bill Curtis

The spread of terrorism and its heightened volatility, especially in the United States with numerous militia groups, are discussed. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.)

DANA 1286

 

The Official story 1986, 1985

Norma Aleandro and Héctor Alteril

Set in present day Argentina, the sheltered wife of a wealthy businessman begins to discover that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen from a family. A true account of a woman choosing to either live a lie or risk tearing apart her own life and family. 1 videocassette (VHS) (112 min.)

MEDIA DANA 2-366     453

 

One day in September 2001

Arthur Cohn, John Battsek, Kevin MacDonald, and Michael Douglas

This is the shocking and incredibly true story of the brutal massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by a team of extreme Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. Told with actual video shot during the crisis. 1 videocassette (ca. 94 min.) ;

MEDIA 2-5522

 

Other American voices c2002

Thomas Kufus, Neil Hollander, Corinna Belz , First Run/Icarus Films, Zero Film (Firm), Westdeutscher Rundfunk, and Arte (Firm)

Interviews with prominent people concerning the state of political opposition and dissent in the United States in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. 1 videocassette (52 min.)

MEDIA 2-6852

 

Out the making of a revolutionary c2000

Sonja De Vries, Rhonda Collins, Laura Whitehorn, Maraya Massin-Levy, and Newsreel (Firm)

Interviews with and biographical sketch of Laura Whitehorn, who was convicted of the 1983 U.S. Capitol Bombing and spent 14 years in prison. 1 videocassette (62 min.)

MEDIA 2-7714

 

Persons of interest 2003

Alison Maclean, Documentary Campaign (Firm), and First Run/Icarus Films

Twelve people are interviewed after they were taken into custody following the September 11th terrorist attacks. These people describe how they were arbitrarily taken into custody and detained for weeks or months without being charged or given access to family and legal counsel. Includes short portions of speeches by Attorney General Ashcroft. 1 videocassette (63 min.)

MEDIA 2-7835

 

Power and terror Noam Chomsky in our times 2002

Noam Chomsky, John Junkerman, and Tetsujiro Yamagami

After the terrorist attacks of September 11, this documentary presents the latest in Noam Chomsky's thinking, through a lengthy interview and a series of public talks that he gave in New York and California during the spring of 2002. 1 videocassette (74 min.)

MEDIA 2-6144

 

Rachida 2004?

Yamina Bachir, Ibtissem Djouadi, Bahia Rachedi, Rachida Messaoui En, Zaki Boulenafed, ARTE France, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, Studio Canal+, and First-Run Features (Firm)

A young, self-assured elementary school teacher becomes a target for terrorists upon refusing to place a bomb in her school. 1 videodisc (100 min.)

MEDIA 10-499

 

Razón de la memoria 1995

Myuca Lorens, Dimas Games, Taller Julio Cortázar, and Latin American Video Archives

Young people whose parents disappeared as a result of political terrorism in Argentina share how this has affected them. 1 videocassette (18 min.)

MEDIA 2-7231

 

Reel bad Arabs how Hollywood vilifies a people c2006

Sut Jhally, Jeremy Earp, Simon Shaheen, Jack G Shaheen, and Media Education Foundation

Throughout its history Hollywood has portrayed Arabs as buffoons or bandits. The video seeks to rectify this sterotyping by comparing it to other forms of racist imagery and by suggesting alternative narratives that treat the Arabs as human, not demons. 1 videodisc (50 min.)

MEDIA 10-712

 

Rumsfeld's war 2004

Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, Will Lyman, PBS Video, Washington Post Company, and Kirk Documentary Group

With the United States Army deployed in a dozen hotspots around the world, on constant alert in Afghanistan, and taking casualties every day in Iraq, some current and former officers now say the army is on the verge of being "broken."  The program digs into the aggressive attempts to assert civilian control and remake the military by the Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and his allies. 1 videodisc (ca.90 min.)

MEDIA 10-439

 

Rush to war 2004

Robert Taicher, John Doman, and RTW Productions (Firm)

A historical documentary examining the issues surrounding September 11th and American foreign policy. Three weeks after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the director and a small film crew drove from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. and New York interviewing a cross-section of Americans in the aftermath of the events. Among issues explored are the Cold War and CIA interventions around the world from the 1950s through the 1970s, America's involvement with the Afghan resistance against the Soviet Union in the 1980s, and the history of the United States' two wars with Iraq with particular emphasis on the current administration's policies and actions in the war on terror and its consequences for global security in the 21st century. 1 videodisc (ca. 76 min.)

MEDIA 10-482

 

Seguimos adelante Nothing will stop us  1990

Adelaida Trujillo, Patricia Castaño, Catharine Seddon, and Sarah Dunant

Documentary chronicles the terrorism used by the drug lords in Colombia against the newspaper El Espectador. 1 videocassette (52 min.)

MEDIA 2-3228

 

Shiri 2001?

Kang Je Gyu, Han Suk-kyu, Cheo Min-sik, and Song Kang-ho

Terrorist drama set in Korea. North Korean sniper turns up in South Korea and is suspected of plotting to steal an experimental explosive. Instead, a band of North Korean thugs plants bombs thoughout Seoul and seeks a large ransom and a jet plane out of the country. 2 videodiscs (120 min.)

MEDIA 10-102

 

Son of al Qaeda c2004

Terence McKenna, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), PBS Video, and WGBH Educational Foundation

How Adburahman Khadr, raised to be an Al Qaeda terrorist, found himself working for the U.S. is the focus of this episode of Frontline. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

MEDIA 2-6999

 

Die stille nach dem schuss The legends of Rita 2001

Volker Schlöndorff, Friedrich-Carl Wachs, Arthur Hofer, Emmo Lempert, Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Bibiana Beglau, Martin Wuttke, and Nadja Uhl

This political thriller, set in the final years of the Cold War, recounts the struggles of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group (loosely based on the real Baader-Meinhof gang). When the group disbands, she goes into hiding with an invented identity in East Germany. She struggles with the realities of a Communist state while keeping the distant ideal of socialism. 1 videodisc (101 min.)

MEDIA 10-98

 

Strange culture c2008

Lise Swenson, Steven C Beer, Lynn Hershman-Leeson, Tilda Swinton, Thomas Jay Ryan, Peter Coyote, Josh Kornbluth, Steve Kurtz, L5 Productions (Firm), New Video Group, and Docurama (Firm)

Steve Kurtz's nightmare began on May 11, 2004, when he awoke to find his wife dead of heart failure. Police responding to his distressed 911 call became suspicious of biological equipment in his house and contacted the FBI. Only hours after his wife's tragic death, he found himself detained as a suspected "bioterrorist," as dozens of federal agents in Hazmat suites scoured his home, seizing his art materials, computers, manuscripts, books, his cat, and even his wife's body. 1 videodisc (ca. 75 min.)

MEDIA 10-1507

 

The Suitors 2005

Ghasem Ebrahimian, Coleen Higgins, Pouran Esrafily, Ali Azizian, Shahab Navab, Assurbanipal Babila, Ebra Films, and First-Run Features (Firm)

A well-to-do Iranian arrives in Manhattan with his new bride. His friends hold a traditional feast, slaughtering a sheep in the apartment. When blood seeps through the floor into an apartment below, a SWAT team unleashed against the "terrorists" kills the bridegroom, leaving behind a beautiful widow and her four zealous suitors. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA 10-707

 

The sum of all fears 2002

Mace Neufeld, Paul Attanasio, Daniel Pyne, Phil Alden Robinson, Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Liev Schreiber, Bridget Moynahan, Alan Bates, Ciaran Hinds, Philip Baker Hall, and Ron Rifkin 

CIA agent Jack Ryan finds himself in a race against time to stop terrorists who plan to ignite a war between the U.S. and Russia by detonating a nuclear bomb at the Super Bowl game. 1 videodisc (123 min.)

MEDIA 10-156

 

Target America 2001

Michael Kirk, Martin Smith, Peter Taylor, Bill D Moyers, and  Jim Gilmore

Following Sept. 11, the nation's top leaders gathered to decide the U.S. response. This documentary examines the debate within the context of the history of terrorist attacks against the United States by Islamic fundamentalists, beginning with the American Embassy workers taken hostage in Iran during Jimmy Carter's presidency. Looks at other incidents--the bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, the killing of American soldiers in a Berlin nightclub, the downing of Pan Am 103, and the first attack on the World Trade Center. Discusses the American government's attempts to deal with these attacks, particularly focusing on the Reagan administration. Uncovers a long-standing division within the nation's security apparatus about how to deal with an enemy that has been targeting America and Americans for decades. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

MEDIA 2-5542

 

Taxi to the dark side c2007

Alex Gibney and X-Ray Productions

Over one hundred prisoners have died in suspicious circumstances in U.S. custody during the 'war on terror'. Taxi to the dark side takes an in depth look at one case: an innocent Afghan taxi driver called Dilawar who was wrongly arrested and sent to Bagram Prison. Five days after his arrest, Dilawar died in his isolation cell. His death came within a week of another death of a Bagram detainee. An investigation revealed that Dilawar was a victim of homicide - killed as a result of brutal beatings by U.S. soldiers. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA. MEDIA 10-1527      10-1730

 

The Terror, 1793-1794 1971

Edward Hayward, Dorothy Vernon, Ken Wynne, Charles Waite, and Nicholas Chagrin

Analysis of the events leading up to the period of the Terror and its aftermath during the French Revolution. 1 videocassette (23 min.)

MEDIA D-88

 

Terror and counter-terror can democracy survive? 1995

Julian Pettifer

This program looks at the economic, political, and military pressures on a government menaced by terrorism. The government is Peru's and the terrorists are among the most determined, ruthless, and enigmatic of Latin American insurgents, the Sendero Luminoso. The program show how Sendero, which uses both urban terror and rural guerrilla tactics, has brought Peru's shaky democracy to the point of collapse; and as Sendero has gained in strength, democratic values have been jettisoned as the country is caught in a vicious cycle of terror and counter-terror. 1 videocassette (52 min.)

MEDIA 2-5579

 

Terror and Tehran 2002

Neil Docherty and Linden MacIntyre

Looks at the always uneasy relations between the United States and Iran since 1979. How the war on terror led to Tehran and where those nations go from here. DANA  1776

 

Terrorism the new world war 1989

Bill Lattanzi and Peter Thomas

Beirut, London, Paris--there is a new kind of battlefield in the world, a new kind of war.  Their goals may be political or religious, but the bloody reality of terrorist activities has quickly spread throughout the world in epidemic proportions. 1 videocassette (60 min.)

DANA. MEDIA 1184 2-1539

 

Theeviravaathi The Terrorist 2000

Sri Rama, Abhijit Joshi, Shree Prasad, Santosh Sivan, Ravi Deshpande, Vijay Deveshwar, Ayesha Dharker, Vishnu Vardhan, Bhanu Prakash, and K Krishna

In a story inspired by the events surrounding the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, a suicide bomber examines her emotions and finds herself in a psychological divide as she contemplates her future. 1 videodisc (95 mins.)

MEDIA 10-84

 

Thomas L. Friedman reporting searching for the roots of 9/11 ; produced by NYT Television for Discovery Channel ; written and reported by Thomas L. Friedman ; producer, Edward Gray c2003

Thomas L Friedman, Edward Gray, Danna Liebert, NYT Television (Firm), Discovery Channel (Firm), and Discovery Communications, Inc

Join columnist Thomas L. Friedman as he tries to answer two of the most puzzling questions about 9/11: What drove 19 young, middle-class Muslim men to give up their lives to murder almost 3,000 people? And why does this violent act elicit so much support from millions of ordinary Muslims around the world? 1 videodisc (50 min.)

MEDIA 10-343

 

Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum The lost honor of Katharina Blum c2003, 1975

Volker Schleondorff,  Margarethe von Trotta, Angela Winkler, Mario Adorf, Heinz Bennent, Jeurgen Prochnow, Heinrich Beoll, Ivo Barnabao Micheli, Janus Films, Criterion Collection (Firm), Cinema International Corporation, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Orion Pictures, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Bioskop-Film, Crommelin Film-Roma (Firm), and Cine-International

In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker. 1 videodisc (106 min.)

MEDIA  MEDIA 10-1718      2-590

 

Waging war against the new terrorism 2002

Ted Koppel

Examines today's terrorism, in which negotiation plays no part and mass destruction is the goal. 1 videocassette (23 min.)

DANA 1766

 

Why the towers fell 2002

Garfield Kennedy, Larry Klein, and Will Lyman

Follows a blue ribbon team of forensic engineers as they begin searching for clues that would tell them why the towers fell. From detailed examination of the buildings original design to the relentless process of searching the scrap steel yards and Ground Zero itself for evidence. 1 videocassette (56 min.)

DANA. MEDIA 1798         2-5801

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