This first-hand look at China's tumultuous history examines the country's social, political and cultural upheaval through eyewitness accounts, archival film footage, and commentary. Length: 3 episodes, 120 minutes each on 3 VHS or 1 DVD
This documentary follows six people who are striving to end the suffering in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region. The six individuals include an international prosecutor, a United Nations relief worker, and Don Cheadle, who traverses the globe with fellow actor George Clooney to pressure world leaders to intervene. The film demonstrates the power of individuals to influence social change, and to create awareness about an urgent issue. The film includes footage of the conflict in Darfur, as well as some of the refugee camps. Note: There is some graphic footage. This film is not appropriate for younger viewers. Length: 90 minutes.
The Honorable John R. Lewis, a key figure in the civil rights movement, leads congressional colleagues on a pilgrimage to Alabama sites from that period of American history, including Montgomery and Selma. The video, which Lewis narrates, includes archival film, historical photographs, and historical music recordings. Length: 56 minutes.