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Film Reviews

Documentary and docu-drama film reviews
by Malcolm L. Rigsby for EMRO

Welcome to my documentary film reviews.  These reviews are accessible at the EMRO Website.  In addition to my own reviews you may access numerous other reviews by other reviewers on multiple topics and genres.

Here is a non-exhaustive list of links.  For more links Google “Rigsby EMRO”:

Jenin Jenin & Since You Left.  Directed by Mohammad Bakri, Produced by Iyad Samudi and Mohammad Bakri.  Retrievable (http://emro.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4229).
Taking Father Home.  Directed by Ying Liang, Produced by Peng Shan.  Retrievable (http://emro.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4230).
33 Days.  Directed by Mai Masri, Produced by Mai Masri in association with Jean Chamoun.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4164).
American Radical: The Trials of Norman Finkelstein.  Directed by David Ridgen and Nicolas Rossier, PARAKA Productions and Ridgen Film in association with Mohawk Films.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4163).
Beirut Diaries.  Directed by Mai Masri, Mai Masri and Jean Chamoun Productions.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4162).
Cairo Station (5oth Anniversary Release) and Cairo As Seen By Chanine.  Directed by Youssef Chahine, Produced by Youssef Chahine.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4161).
Tea on the Axis of Evil.  Directed by Jean Marie Offenbacher, Produced by Bruce J. Stone.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4160).
Veiled Voices.  Directed by Brigid Maher, Tiny Leaps Productions.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4159).
This Way Up.  Directed by Georgi Lazarevski, ICARUS Films.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=4059).
Young Freud in Gaza.  Directed by PeÅ Holmquist & Suzanne Khardalian, Microcinema International.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3933).
Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup.  Directed by Dylan Avery, Microcinema International.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3932).
Black Sun: The Mythological Background of National Socialism.  Directed by Rüdiger Sünner, ICARUS Films.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3931).   
A Road to Mecca: The Journey of Muhammad Asad.  Directed by Georg Misch, ICARUS Films.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3819).
Iran The Forgotten Glory.  Directed by Macan Karandish, Mystic Films Intl.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3821).
Divorce Sharia Style.  Directed by Peter Day & Ken Kirby, Faction Films.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3820).
A Dream For Kabul: Magic Heals the Heart.  Directed by Philippe Baylaucq, National Film Board of Canada.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3818).
Hamas: The Untold Story.  Directed by Heenan Bhatti and Mike Chamberlain, Films Media Group.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3675).
Farewell Israel: Bush, Iran and The Revolt of Islam.  Directed by Joel Gilbert, Alden Films.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3674).
Full Cover Girl: How Fundamentalism and Democracy are Eroding Women’s Rights in Iraq.  Directed by Folke Ryden, Films Media Group.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3673).
Dishonored.  Directed by Sigrun Norderval & Gard A. Andressen, ICARUS FILMS. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3570).
Secrecy.  Produced and Directed by Peter Galison and Robb Moss, Bullfrog Films. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3571).
Why Democracy Series –Shorts.  Why Democracy Collection, The Cinema Guild. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3519).
Dinner With The President. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Sabiha Sumar and Sachithanandam Sathananthan, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3527).
Bloody Cartoons. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Karsten Kjaer, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3517).
Taxi To The Dark Side. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Alex Gibney, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3520).
Egypt: We Are Watching You. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Leila Menjou and Sherief Elkatsha, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3525).
Campaign. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Kazuhiro Soda, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3518).
In Search Of Gandhi. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Lalit Vachani, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3524).
Please Vote For Me. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Weijun Chen, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3521).
Iron Ladies of Liberia. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Siatta Scott Johnson and Daniel Junge, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3523).
Looking For The Revolution. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Rodrigo Vazquez, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3522).
For God, Tsar and The Fatherland. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Nino Kirtadze, The Cinema Guild.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3526).
When I Came Home. Why Democracy Collection. Directed by Dan Lohaus, Lohaus Films, LLC.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3512).
To See If I Am Smiling. Directed by Tamar Yarom. Distributed by Women Make Movies. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3415).
The Sari Soldiers. Directed by Julie Bridgham. Distributed by Women Make Movies. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3416).
Afghan Muscles. Directed by Andreas M. Dalsgaard. Distributed by The Cinema Guild, Inc. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3419).
Argentina Turning Around. Co-Directors Mark Dwarkin and Melissa Young. Produced by Melissa Young. Distributed by Bullfrog Films. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3418).
Raised By Our Own Authority.  Directed by Mauyricio Acosta. Produced by The Communication Network of the Association of Indigenous Councils of the North of Cauca. Distributed by Third World Media. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3417).
Democracy and Disappointment: On the Politics of Resistance Alain Badiou and Simon Critchley in Conversation. Produced and Edited by Aaron Levy and Simon Critchley. Distributed by Microcinema International, Inc.  Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3335).
Four Wives – One Man. Directed by Nahid Persson. Produced by Setareh Persson & Nahid Persson. Distributed by Women Make Movies. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3336).
Three Times Divorced. Directed by Ibtisam Salh Mara’ana. Produced by Timna Goldstein Hattab & Gon.  Distributed by Women Make Movies. Retrievable (http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/emroDetail.asp?Number=3314).

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