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Globalvision, Inc

Works: 227 works in 380 publications in 1 language and 3,051 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Biographical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 336.340973
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Most widely held works by Globalvision, Inc
In debt we trust : America before the bubble bursts by Danny Schechter( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
A documentary examining the increasing debt burden carried by millions of Americans argues that corrupt practices by financial and government institutions are fostering citizens' dependence on credit while creating a ballooning national debt that is leading the country towards fiscal disaster
WMD weapons of mass deception by Danny Schechter( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
There were two wars going on in Iraq. One was fought with armies of soldiers, bombs and a mighty military force. The other was fought alongside it, with cameras, satellites, armies of journalists and propaganda techniques. One war was rationalised as an effort to find and disarm Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs), the other was carried out by what many considered to be even more powerful WMDs - Weapons of Mass Deception. This film is Danny Schechter's examination of what he saw as patriotic correctness, bias and "militainment" aspects of the coverage of the war in Iraq, and the role of the United States government and its associates and sympathisers in the tone and content of this reporting
9/11-- press for truth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Documents the efforts of the Jersey Widows (four women who lost their husbands in the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center) to pressure the federal government into conducting a legitimate investigation on the 9/11 attacks. Reconstructs Paul Thompson's Complete 9/11 Timeline, a compilation of documented facts that taken together imply that the Bush Administration was complicitous in the attacks
Plunder : The Crime of Our Time by Richard Spierings( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Explores how the financial crisis was built on a foundation of criminal activity, uncovering the connection between the collapse of the housing market and the economic catastrophe that followed. To tell this story Schechter speaks with bankers involved in these activities, respected economists, insider experts, top journalists including Paul Krugman, and even a convicted white-collar criminal, Sam Antar
Globalization & human rights ( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Documentary examining the clash between the trend of increasing economic globalization and international human rights advocacy. Investigates the impact of foreign economic influence on gold miners in South Africa, the petroleum industry in Nigeria, the collapse of the economy of Indonesia, child labor abuses in Thailand and the situation in East Timor
Digital divide : the hole in the wall by Rory O'Connor( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
A revolution in information technology is redefining poverty, as how much you know is becoming just as important as how much you own. Examines solutions to the growing technological gap between rich and poor, that threatens to consign millions to an "information underclass."
Counting on democracy : a film ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Investigates the disenfranchisement of voters in the 2000 Presidential election and claims that Florida governor Jeb Bush's office tried to bury evidence of the exclusion of tens of thousands of legal voters from the voter rolls
Connected : careers for the future ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Often the best careers are international. Afro-Americans, Latinos, Native Americans and Asian-Americans are breaking ground in all professions. This video goes to their workplaces and introduces some remarkable people who have been able to carve out their own future and create their own careers. We learn about their education, internships, foreign language training, the work they do now, and the mentors who helped them along the way
Nelson Mandela : free at last ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Contains rare clandestine footage smuggled out of South Africa, insightful interviews with the principal players, plus the uncensored and unedited first speech Mandela gave upon his release from prison
China : change & challenge : from poverty to prosperity ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
This program examines the changes and challenges for China as it transforms itself from a centralized command economy to a market-based one, and from a rural, agricultural society to an urban, industrial giant
Mandela in America ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The authorized behind-the-scenes look at Nelson Mandela's triumphant visit to the United States. Provides an insider's view of the most memorable public and private moments of his trip and his message on the fight against apartheid
Women under attack ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Three short films on human rights violations against women. Contains: 1. Rape and war - investigates how systematic rape is used as a weapon of war in Iraq, Bosnia, Somalia and Kashmir. 2. World women's movement - Charlotte Bunch, Director of Rutger's Global Leadership Institute for women describes the emerging global women's movement and 3. Female mutilation - excerpts from Alice Walker's novel and film about forced genital mutilation in Africa and Asia
Frontrunner : the Afghan Woman Who Surprised the World ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The story of Dr. Massouda Jalal, the first woman to run for president of Afghanistan. As a children's advocate during the Taliban regime, Dr. Massouda Jalal risked her life on a daily basis. Now, she boldly runs for president -- the only woman in a field of 17 candidates. Amidst death threats and bomb attacks, we follow Massouda Jalal as she doggedly campaigns. Although she ultimately lost the election to Hamid Karzai, her courageous campaign opened the door for over 550 women to run for Parliament just a few months later
South Africa now ( visu )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A non-profit series done by a group of independent television producers to tell the apartheid story. Uses home video footage, original interviews, commentary, and acquired footage to offer a wide range of perspectives, including those of banned organizations and the South Africa government
Women's rights : a global movement ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Pt. 1. The fight against rape: presents an examination of evidence indicating that rape has become a conscious war strategy in many conflicts, including Bosnia, Kashmir, and Iraq, and includes interviews with experts and activists; it also looks at the emergence of a global women's movement, which is trying to get rape classified as a "crime against humanity."--Pt. 2. Alice Walker interview: Hunter-Gault interviews this Pulitzer prize-winning author who discusses her novel, Possessing the secret of joy, about an African woman who responds to the cultural tradition of female circumcision
Countdown to freedom 10 days that changed South Africa by Rory O'Connor( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Examines a critical moment of South African history in the days leading up to the country's first multi-racial democratic election, from April 23 to May 2, 1994, and the election of Nelson Mandela as President, with background on key people and historical events
Yellow Wasps : Anatomy of a War Crime ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Documentary on Serbian journalist Jovan Dulovic's attempt to reconstruct the history of and analyze war crimes in the Serbian and Bosnian conflict, focusing on the invasion of Zvornik by the Serbian paramilitary unit Yellow Wasps
The world through children's eyes ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
These six short programs provide an intimate and unique insight into the reality and dreams of children from all over the world with a candor that can only be achieved by self-documentation. While the rights of the child have been the subject of many documentaries, this is the first time children have been given the opportunity to create one themselves. Each story reflects one of the articles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, but from the uncensored and sometimes unsparing viewpoint of children themselves
The power of human rights ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Presents the general concept of human rights as adopted by the United Nations on December 10, 1948 in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights--that individuals must be protected from government. Includes the new segment Peace Watch, followed by the segment Rights reel and surveys a New York City theme school organized around human rights
Sarajevo ground zero : SAGA's films of crime & resistance, produced under siege 1992-1993 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
This documentary from SAGA, the multi-ethnic film makers of Sarajevo, documents the destruction and resistance in that city. Includes clips from films made by SAGA members
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