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Oldest Oppression

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OLDEST OPPRESSION (THE) (DVD) – A 45 minute version of a student-created drama that gives a voice and a face to victims of human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation. The Oldest Oppression was filmed by Jeremy Williamson of Red Sky Films and produced by the Sisters of the Holy Names Justice and Peace Network, Manitoba. (2008) (45 mins)

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Poverty and Prayer II

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POVERTY AND PRAYER II (DVD) Notes: Poverty and Prayer IIA compilation of four films that communicate concern for the poor, social justice, peace and nonviolence. Features scenes from The Patients of a Saint, Room at the Inn, Where Love Is, and The Narrow Path. All are divided into short chapters which allows for use in a variety of setting. ‘The Narrow Path’ examines the Christian call to be peacemakers – includes a segment ‘The Anti’Beatitudes’.DVD 2007 151 mins

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Poverty and Prayer

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POVERTY and PRAYERAfter making five films in three years, filmmaker Gerry Straub pauses in Poverty and Prayer to reflect on the impact of filming in India, Kenya, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico, El Salvador and the Philippines. Seeing the suffering caused by extreme poverty pushed him deeper into prayer, which in turn taught him to be more dependent upon God for everything. While Poverty and Prayer contains some new footage, the film features the most powerful scenes from the five films produced and distributed by The San Damiano Foundation. Features scenes from: When Did I See You Hungry?;...

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If the World Were a Village

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Based on the award-winning book by David J. Smith, If the World Were a Village is a wonderful introduction to the realities of our global situation. It delivers an important metaphor; imagine the whole world as a village of just 100 people… If the World Were a Village tells us who we are, where we live, what languages we speak, what religions we practice and more. So come and learn about our global village. What you find may surprise you! Narrated by popular Canadian jazz singer, Jackie Richardson. Teachers guide included.

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Mission Program 2005 DVD

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MISSION PROGRAM 2005 DVD features Los Qunichos School in Managua, Nicagua. It accompanies the Discovery III packet. The DVD contains:LOS QUINCHOS: STREET VENDORS OF MANAGUA, NICARAGUA (10 minutes)LOS QUINCHOS 2002: THE LEAST OF THESE (20 minutes)Also included are the following which could be used with youth and adult studies:PEACE, WHAT PEACE? CONFRONTING CENTRAL AMERICA’S NEW ECONOMIC WARdocumentary about the desperate ECONOMIC life in CENTRAL America – Guatemala, NICARAGUA and El Salvador. (29 minutes) RAYO-X (THE X-RAY) Rayo-X: NICARAGUA. An analysis of the destruction caused...

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Tambogrande: Mangos, Murder, Mining

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Adventuros pioneers transform Peru’s harsh northern desert into a fertile valley of mango and lime orchards. But all they’ve worked for is threatened when gold is discovered under their land. Fear, violence, and murder rock their conce-quiet community. In the midst of chaos, a martyr’s vision united the farmers and leads them down a revolutionary path of non-violent resistance. This set of 2 DVDs contains 85-minute and 52-minute versions of Tambogrande. It was produced with Mission and Service Fund assistance and can be used with the United for Peace Bible Study.

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Christian Faith in a Violent World

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Dec. 29, 1997 — Special: Christian Faith in a Violent World. This documentary, shot on locations across North America, illustrates the efforts by church people on this continent to mediate in situations of conflict and violence. This video could be used as a companion study to The Peace Brokers broadcast on Dec. 15. (29:30)

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BORDERLESS (VHS-2)

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Borderless is an educational video that gives voice to the struggles and dreams of undocumented workers in Canada. Geraldo, a Costa Rican construction worker, and Angela, a second-generation Caribbean domestic worker, struggle against labor exploitation. Against the odds, they work to build a future for families painfully separated by restrictive immigration laws. Viewers meet an often invisible workforce and reflect on the hidden costs of sustaining our first world economy. This video comes with a study guide that offers background information, discussion questions, workshop exercises...

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WHEN DID I SEE YOU HUNGRY?

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The San Damiano Foundation produces films that showcase the active and contemplative dimensions of the spirituality of St. Francis and Clare of Assisi, along with the Franciscan concern for social justice, peace and non-violence. When Did I See You Hungry? (VHS)Narrated by Martin Sheen, this documentary film by award winning author and director Gerard Thomas Straub is a photographic meditation on the plight of the poor and our responsibility to help. The film features more than 250 powerful and poignant black and white photographs from Mr. Straub’s book When Did I See You Hungry? 37...

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