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Passion River Films

Overview
Works: 135 works in 156 publications in 1 language and 12,177 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Anecdotes  Fiction 
Classifications: DT636.5, 966.62032
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Most widely held works by Passion River Films
Pray the devil back to Hell by Abigail Disney( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the courageous Liberian women who came together to end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their country. Thousands of women, ordinary mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and daughters, both Christian and Muslim, came together to pray for peace and then staged a silent protest outside of the Presidential Palace. Inspiring, uplifting, and most of all motivating, it is a compelling testimony of how grassroots activism can alter the history of nations
Farmageddon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of family farms who were providing healthy foods to their communities and were forced to stop by agents of government bureaucracies
Burn : one year on the front lines of the battle to save Detroit ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This riveting and inspiring film spends a year with Detroit firefighters, who are charged with the thankless task of saving a city many have written off as dead. With vast stretches of abandoned buildings, the highest arson rate in the country, and a budget crisis of epic proportions, these brave men and women risk injury, disablement, and death to try and make a difference for the city they call home
The parking lot movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A brotherhood of eccentric attendants who man a unique parking lot in Charlottesville, Virginia. From grad students to middle-age slackers, indie-rock musicians to surly philosophers, these overeducated part-timers wax profoundly about car culture and capitalism"--Container
American meat ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A solutions-oriented documentary chronicling the current state of the U.S. meat industry. First explaining how America arrived at our current industrial system, the story shifts to the present day, showing the feedlots and confinement houses, not through hidden cameras but through the eyes of the farmers who live and work there
At the edge of the world ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Viewers follow the controversial Sea Shepherd Antarctic Campaign against a Japanese whaling fleet with an international volunteer crew, who are under-trained and under-equipped but develop bizarre and brilliant tactics with which to stop the whalers. But first they must find the Japanese ships, a far more difficult challenge than ever imagined. Activist Paul Watson and first-time captain Alex Cornelissen use an array of strategies in the hopes of finding an elusive adversary in the Ross Sea
The Chicago 8 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of the explosive trial that resulted, when seven leaders of the Vietnam antiwar movement, along with the Chairman of the Black Panthers, were charged with conspiracy to incite the devastating riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. It is one of the highest profile criminal court cases in US history
In organic we trust ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Organic We Trust; is an eye-opening documentary that reveals the true meaning of organic. When corporations went into the business and organic became a brand, the philosophy and the label grew apart. Director Kip Pastor looks beyond the label and unearths inspiring solutions for our health and environmental problems. Individual citizens and communities are taking matters into their own hands, and change is coming from the soil up
No way out but one ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holly Collins came to the family court of Minnesota with the intention of bringing charges of domestic violence against her ex-husband. The courts granted full custody of her children to her and her children's abuser. In 1994, Holly Collins became an international fugitive when she ignored the court's ruling, grabbed her three children, and went on the run from her abusive ex-husband
9500 Liberty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the first time in U.S. history that an Arizona-style immigration law was actually implemented-and the surprising grassroots position that led to its repeal. Racial tension and threats of violence erupt when Prince William County, Virginia adopts a law requiring the police to question people who appear to be undocumented immigrants. Despite fears of reprisal, a group of citizens launches a 'virtual resistance' using social media, setting up a final showdown with the law's advocates
Nicky's family ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nicky's Family tells the nearly forgotten story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II
1 a minute : what will you do? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrity women worldwide provide an unprecedented push to help raise funds to find a cure for breast cancer, promote awareness and prevention, and support survivors of women's cancers. Viewers will follow a woman's journey through cancer with a focus on breast cancer, the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. At each stage of her journey, the stars, who are survivors or affected closely by cancer, jump in and recount their experiences
Obselidia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George is a librarian who in his spare time poses as a door-to-door encyclopedia salesman as he writes The Obselidia, a compendium of obsolete things. George believes that love, among other things, is obsolete. In his quest to document nearly extinct occupations, he befriends Sophie, a beautiful cinema projectionist who works at a silent movie theatre. Sophie believes that nothing is obsolete as long as someone loves it
What's the matter with Kansas? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn how Kansas transformed from an outpost of radicalism to a bastion of hardcore conservatism. Unforgettable characters and their stories shed new light on the nation's political divide. Checking in with a varied group of Kansans a few years later provides an often-surprising look at how they're feeling in the wake of two, George W. Bush terms and a failed economy
JFK : a president betrayed ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, the film uncovers new evidence on how John F. Kennedy reversed years of U.S. policy by leading back-channel peace efforts with Fidel Castro, Nikita Khrushchev, and other U.S. enemies. This riveting documentary highlights how President Kennedy was subverted by top U.S. officials and resented by military advisors, all the while considering how the world may be different had he lived
39 pounds of love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ami Ankilewitz was born in the United States with a rare form of muscular dystrophy. Working in Israel as a 3D animator, he continues to outlive a doctor's prediction that he would not live past the age of 6. Despite the fact that he has the use of only a single finger and weighs only 39 pounds, 34 year old Ami undertakes a journey across the United States with friends to locate the doctor who did not think he would survive. During his travels, he attempts to comes to terms with various incidents from his past and pursues a lifelong dream to ride a Harley Davidson motorcycle
Gerrymandering ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every decade, the major political parties gear up for a cartographic war that determines who gets to control Congress for the next ten years, and possibly more. It is the ultimate political weapon: the ability to directly determine the outcomes of elections. This practice, gerrymandering, is perfectly legal. Gerrymandering exposes the most effective form of manipulating elections short of outright fraud
Speak ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Speak is a documentary film about the fear of public speaking, and the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking. Filmmakers Paul Galichia and Brian Weidling embarked on an almost two year journey conducting hundreds of interviews about public speaking anxiety, and capturing every stage of the tense, highly competitive World Championship of Public Speaking. It all culminates in a week of fascinating human drama in Calgary, Alberta, after which one person is crowned "World Champion of Public Speaking." Funny, inspiring, moving, and utterly absorbing, Speak follows the trail of those brave souls who take on the fear of public Speaking-- the world's #1 fear-- and live to tell the tale. Come find your voice. Speak"--Container
Ready, set, bag! ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surprising, fun film about regular folks who find fulfillment in their work, always challenge themselves to do better, and take care not to crush the eggs. We all shop at the grocery store and the checker or bagger is often the only personal contact we have. Chronicles the triumphs and challenges eight state champions experiences on their road to the title of Best Bagger in America
When I walk ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2006, 25-year-old Jason DaSilva's legs stopped functioning and he collapsed. Months earlier, doctors had diagnosed him with multiple sclerosis, which can lead to loss of vision, muscle control, and a myriad of other complications. As his illness worsens, Jason picks up the camera, turns it on his declining body, and sets out on a worldwide journey in search of healing, selfdiscovery, and love
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (32)