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Many Faces of Afghanistan: A Dream for Kabul

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Many Faces of Afghanistan: A Dream for Kabul (81 minutes, French sub-titles) In 2001, Haruhiro Shiratori lost his only child in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Instead of isolating himself in grief, he decides to meet the Afghan people and help them prevent such attacks from happening again. A Japanese Don Quixote, he dreams of building a cultural centre for the children of Kabul. A Dream for Kabul charts Shiratori’s double effort – to advance a humanist project in the face of adversity while seeking reconciliation with his dead son.

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From Mammon to Manna: Sabbath Economics and Community Investing

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From Mammon to Manna: Sabbath Economics and Community Investing is a two-disc set (six 30 minute sessions) featuring theologian Ched Myers and investment advisor Andy Loving of Just Money Advisors.  The series is for adult study groups interested in exploring biblical faith and economic practice.

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Poor No More

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Poor No More (53 minutes; DVD; 2010) Poor No More offers solutions to Canada’s working poor.  The film takes three Canadians to a world where people do not have to beg, where housing is affordable and university education is free. They ask themselves:  if other countries can do this, why don’t we?

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Devil Operation

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(The) Devil Operation DVD 2010 69 minsFather Marco, a humble priest from the mountains of Peru, is being followed. A private security firm is filming and photographing the priest’s every move; their meticulous reports are code-named “”The Devil Operation””. Marco’s allies are murdered and tortured, but he and his disciples refuse to be victims. They turn their cameras on the spies and develop a counter-espionage plan that leads to South America’s largest gold mine, owned by the Newmont Mining Corporation of Colorado.For the past two decades, Father...

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Human Cost behind bargain Shopping

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HUMAN COST BEHIND BARGAIN SHOPPING – Dateline hidden camera investigation in Bangladesh – By Chris Hansen and Richard Greenberg – Dateline NBC – Updated: 9:27 p.m. ET June 17, 2005. We love a deal, and these days, thanks to the fast-paced global marketplace and big discount retailers, products are better and cheaper than ever. But what price do people in faraway places pay so we can get their bargains in stores like Wal-Mart? Many clothes are foreign-made in Bangladesh. It’s no secret to shoppers that cheaper labor is why they are made overseas. Consumers have...

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Chinese Workers in Disney World

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CHINESE WORKERS IN DISNEY WORLD (DVD) – Chinese Workers in Disney’s World: Those with Justice – A documentary about working conditions in China filmed by the National Labor Committee and SACOM (Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior) (2005) (11 mins)

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At the Trough

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At the Trough (DVD) – Features stories that expose the destructive nature of the global economy and, in particular, the corporate hog industry in Manitoba. Formatted in chapters. Shown at the 2008 Winnipeg, Global Justice Film Festival. (2008) (54 mins)

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Rebuilding Winnipeg’s North End

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REBUILDING WINNIPEG’S NORTH END – Once known as a bustling neighbourhood embracing new immigrants, Winnipeg’s North End is now known as one of Canada’s poorest neighbourhoods. In an attempt to address the North End’s infrastructure and social issues, Inner City Renovation (ICR) was created in 2002. ICR is a general construction contractor committed to the revitalization of Winnipeg’s inner city neithbourhoods and creating quality employment opportunities for residents. The film features interviews with employees and footage of renovation projects.

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Hidden Face of Globalization

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HIDDEN FACE OF GLOBALIZATION (THE) (dvd, 2003, 34 mins) In the global economy, corporations demand enforceable laws  intellectual property and copyright laws  backed up by sanctions to protect their products. However, when we ask those same companies if we can’t also protect the rights of the 16 year-old who made the product, the companies respond that it would be an impediment to free trade. So we live in a society where the label, the trademark, the logo and the product are all protected, but not the human rights of those who make them.

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