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Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund

Works: 10 works in 18 publications in 2 languages and 1,053 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography 
Classifications: D805.5.B83, 331.127951
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Publications about Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund
Publications by Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund
Most widely held works by Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund
Last train home Gui tu lie che ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 840 libraries worldwide
"Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan... travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades. Emotionally engaging and starkly beautiful, Last Train Home's intimate observation of one fractured family sheds light on the human cost of China's ascendance as an economic superpower." -- Container
Rock & roll invaders the AM radio deejays ( visu )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
The story of the flamboyant and rebellious AM Radio deejays who pushed the envelope of rock and roll radio programming. Phenomenal footage, photos, R & B soundtrack and revealing interviews. Rare color footage of Dewey Phillips dancing in the studio. Recollections from Cleveland DJ Joe Finan of the 2nd annual DJ convention in Miami where the Herald headline "Lots of Booze, Broads, and Bribes" began the Payola scandal. Footage of kids listening to vintage transistor radios. Profiles of DJs Rufus Thomas, Dewey Phillips, Alan Freed, Bill "Hoss" Allen, Gene Knobles, John Richbourg, Dick Biondi, Jocko Henderson, Georgie Woods, Martha Jean "The Queen," Cousin Brucie, Wolfman Jack, and others
The boys of Buchenwald ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of young Jewish boys who survived the concentration camps of World War II. How they were rehabilitated into normal society and created a future life for themselves. Also, details how they have kept in contact with one another over the years. Includes an interview with Eli Wiesel who was one of the boys
Unheralded ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"Across North America, newspapers are dying. But not in tiny Lakefield, Ontario, where Terry McQuitty carries on a 150-year-old tradition, as publisher of the independent weekly Herald. Set to the pace of small-town life, Unheralded is a testament to the vital role newspapers can still play, and the close bond between reporter and reader."--Container
Mad cow, sacred cow a farm crisis, a food crisis and the bizarre journey of a beef-eating Hindu ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Anand Ramayya embarks on a journey to learn about the modern mad cow and ancient sacred cow in hopes that their stories will reveal a solution to his fear of food
Africville can't stop now ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Africville was a home and a haven for African-Canadian families who lived there for generations. The city of Halifax expropriated Africville in the 1960s and forced residents to leave their homes behind. A moving portrait of a community that has survived despite having lost its home
Life can be a dream the doo-wop sound ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Doo-wop is a unique form of harmony singing ... born of thre urban streets ... and a fascinating tale of passionate young love, heartache, triumph and ... sweetest lyrics and sounds ever recorded."
Hope for the future ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Records the journey of 32 young people and their teachers to Belgrade, Serbia. A group of Canadian youth formed Students for Teaching Peace and set out on a mission to spend their March break doing something meaningful. Armed with video cameras, thay are active participants on and off the screen, expressing their feelings with diary cams, and journals. Filmmakers Teresa MacInnes and Kent Nason accompanied the students to Serbia and captured their spirit and the many emotional moments encountered by these youth, recording them, as they record each other, along with their Serbian hosts
Love at the Twilight Motel ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Enter a world of deception. Welcome to the Twilight Motel in Miami, where the rooms rent for 25 dollars for the first two hours, the concealed garages have private staircases to the rooms, and the sheets are clean. Part confessional, part broken love stories, 'Love at the Twilight Motel' explores the darker side of desire, sex, infidelity and the allure of the fast lane"--Container
Trouble in the Peace ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"As gas companies move heavily into northern BC, family farms suffer lethal gas leaks, stunned that such injustice could happen in Canada. From this mayhem emerges Karl Mattson: cowboy, artist, father. Small gas leaks are affecting the health of his herd and family. When a big leak comes, it will be deadly. But the media cares little for the plight of farmers like Karl. And while the government eagerly commits $4M to catching a mysterious 'pipeline bomber', it fails to regulate safety standards for its own citizens. The message is clear: industry trumps individuals. But Karl isn't ready to roll over and die just yet."--Trouble in the Peace website
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