Re: [Videolib] Documentary films on poverty in America?

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Wed, 22 Feb 2006 12:26:09 -0800

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Some recent stuff that comes to mind

Take it from me
http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2001/takeitfromme/thefilm.html

On the Edge: America's Working Poor (an installment of Nightline)
http://www.abcnewsstore.com/store/index.cfm?fuseaction=customer.product&product_code=N040415%2001&category_code=TOP100

The Homeless Home Movie
http://www.homelesshomemovie.org/viewers_say.htm

Justiceville
http://ucmedia1.ucxonline.berkeley.edu/sales/socialsci05/socimain1.html#movie8

>A patron has asked me to recommend documentary films on poverty in America.
>Does anyone have suggestions for better titles or resources?
>
>Thanks.
>
>
>Michael May
>Carnegie-Stout Public Library
>Dubuque, Iowa
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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

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all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of
spectacles."
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Some recent stuff that comes to mind

Take it from me
http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2001/takeitfromme/thefilm.html

On the Edge: America's Working Poor (an installment of Nightline)
http://www.abcnewsstore.com/store/index.cfm?fuseaction=customer.product&product_code=N040415%2001&category_code=TOP100

The Homeless Home Movie
http://www.homelesshomemovie.org/viewers_say.htm

Justiceville
http://ucmedia1.ucxonline.berkeley.edu/sales/socialsci05/socimain1.html#movie8


A patron has asked me to recommend documentary films on poverty in America.
Does anyone have suggestions for better titles or resources?

Thanks.


Michael May
Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Dubuque, Iowa
_______________________________________________
Videolib mailing list
Videolib@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/videolib

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

*****

"In societies where modern conditions of production prevail,
           all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles."
               --Guy Debord

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