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Banana Split

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BANANA SPLIT (DVD) – Companion book included. Despite the fact that the nearest banana plantation is 5000 kilometres away, the banana is the cheapest fruit in the produce stand. This film explores the North/South split between consumers and the people who work to grow the fruit that Canadians like to eat at any time of year. More information is available at http://shebafilms.com/ . Curriculum guide for World Issues in pdf format is available at http://www.global-ed.org/bananas-unpeeled.pdf (2002) (46 mins)

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Building a Church: Columbia: SC Feb. 11, 2007

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February 11, 2007 – Building a Church: The Methodists of Colombia The Methodists of Colombia are part of a young South American church that has heard God’s call to create community with the poorest and most oppressed people in society. By reaching out to the poor, the Colombian Methodist Church is attracting new members from all backgrounds who are excited by its Wesleyan vision of social grace and its practical commitment to serve “”the least of these.””

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Basta – Building a New Argentina (Full Documentary) DVD

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Basta – Building a New Argentina:In Spanish, “”basta”” means “”enough””. And that’s what Argentineans are saying about economic policies of globalization that have brought their country to collapse. Half the country now lives below the poverty line. But churches and partners aren’t sitting still. They’re challenging the system and creating new ways forward. There are stories of hope and resistance from the southern-most tip of our hemisphere, where churches and communities are showing by doing that a more just and incl

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Burning Rivers

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This is a documentary which examines the environmental and social crisis in Guatemala. By examining the state of the Guatemalan environment and exploring the traditional relationship between the people and the land the video focuses on the links between human rights and sustainable environment.

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