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Passion River Films

Works: 189 works in 232 publications in 1 language and 17,991 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Biography  Biographical films  Case studies  Drama  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: DT636.5, 966.62032
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Passion River Films
Pray the devil back to Hell by Gini Reticker( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about a group of brave and visionary women who demanded peace for Liberia, a nation torn to shreds by a bloody civil war, violent warlords and a corrupt Charles Taylor regime. Includes interviews, archival images, and scenes of present-day Liberia together to recount the experiences and memories of the women who were instrumental in bringing lasting peace to their country
Farmageddon( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 536 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 by Tom Putnam( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 429 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
American meat( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 322 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
Rich Hill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich Hill, Missouri (population 1,393) could be any of the countless small towns that blanket America's heartland. But to teenagers Andrew, Harley and Appachey, it's home. They are like millions of other boys coming of age the world over, but face unfortunate circumstances an imprisoned mother, isolation, instability, and parental unemployment. Adolescence can be a day-to-day struggle just to survive. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, RICH
The parking lot movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 312 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
Twinsters( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identical twins born in Korea--one adopted by a family in the U.S., the other by a family in France--find each other by accident on Facebook and are reunited after 25 years of separation
At the edge of the world by Dong Shi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 275 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
Carb-loaded : a culture dying to eat( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the modern American diet and its connection with the growing crises of diabetes and obesity
In organic we trust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 259 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
Nicky's family( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 248 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. His actions were a secret, even from his family, until the BBC talk show "That's Life", devoted an episode to him with nearly everyone in the audience being one of the children he saved
The Chicago 8( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 246 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
9500 Liberty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 234 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
No way out but one( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which presents the story of Holly Collins, who, in 1994, became an international fugitive when she refused to obey the order of a family court which gave full custody of two of her children her ex-husband. Holly Collins claimed her ex-husband was abusive to her and her children. It was at that point that Holly decided she had no other choice but to take her children and flee the United States. They first hid on Indian reservations, in Mexico and Guatemala. Eventually she made it to Amsterdam where she asked for asylum. The fact that she was fleeing domestic violence and would not be protected if she were returned to the U.S., seemed ridiculous at first, but Holly had come armed with legal and medical documents. Holly became the first U.S. citizen to be granted asylum by the government of The Netherlands. She lived a quiet, low profile life for the next 14 years, until the FBI agents arrived. Hoping to return Holly to the United States to face kidnapping charges, they interviewed her now grown children. Jennifer and Zackary told the agents that far from being their kidnapper, their mother was their savior and their hero. Eventually, all charges against Holly were dropped, save one: contempt of court. In September of 2011, Holly and her children returned to the United States
Obselidia( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 225 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
When I walk( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 217 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, self-discovery, and love
JFK : a president betrayed( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 216 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
1 a minute : what will you do?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 215 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
What's the matter with Kansas?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 215 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
Gary Cooper & Ernest Hemingway : the true gen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernest Hemingway's extraordinary life and career has been exhaustively, but less thoroughly examined is his fascinating friendship with film icon Gary Cooper. The liberal, best-known writer of the 20th century and the tight-lipped, all-American "common man" were complete opposites and yet the best of friends for over 20 years
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.17 for Farmageddo ... to 0.28 for 9500 Liber ...)

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