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12th & Delaware

The seemingly sleepy intersection of Delaware Ave. and 12th St. in Fort Pierce, Fla. is ground zero for the ferocious abortion rights battle raging in America. On one corner stands the abortion clinic A Woman's World; across the street is the Pregnancy Care Center, an ambiguously named pro-life outpost dedicated to heading off abortion seekers at the pass. Directed by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing. 2010. 80 min.

13 Assassins (Japan / UK, 2010)

Director, Takashi Miike. Cast: Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura, Arata Furuta, Sousuke Takaoka, Seiji Rokkaku, Kazuki Namoka, Koen Kondo, Yuma Ishigaki, Masataka Kubota. Thirteen brave samurai must face overwhelming odds in an epic battle against a sadistic lord and his army of 200 to prevent him from plunging Japan into war. 126 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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13 Frightened Girls (1963)

Directed by William Castle. Cast: Murray Hamilton, Joyce Taylor, Hugh Marlowe, Khigh Dhiegh, Kathy Dunn, Lynne Sue Moon. Thirteen girls in a Swiss boarding school stir up trouble on their vacation as they mess with the diplomatic affairs of their elders and get into serious trouble when a Russian spy is discovered murdered. Special features: Original theatrical trailer; original "British" trailer introdruction; original Candy web trailer; original Candy web theatrical opening and closing message from William Castle; four international alternate openings. 87 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

13 Rue Madeleine (1947)

Directed by Henry Hathaway. Cast: James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte, Frank Latimore, Walter Abel, Melville Cooper, Sam Jaffe, Marcel Rousseau, Dick Gordon. An O.S.S. training officer, bent upon discovering a German traitor within his ranks, is at the same time completing highly dangerous espionage assignments. The risks increase when one of his men is murdered from within, and the officer, convinced he knows who the murdering infiltrator is, vows revenge. 95 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie DatabaseSee also:
Deutsch, James I. "'I was a Hollywood agent': Cinematic representations of the office of strategic services in 1946." Intelligence and National Security, 1998, 13:2, 85-99 Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Lipkin, Steven N. "Real Emotional Logic: Persuasive Strategies in Docudrama." Cinema Journal Vol. 38, No. 4 (Summer, 1999), pp. 68-85 Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
See also:Deutsch, James I. "'I was a Hollywood agent': Cinematic representations of the office of strategic services in 1946." Intelligence and National Security, 1998, 13:2, 85-99 Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users onlyLipkin, Steven N. "Real Emotional Logic: Persuasive Strategies in Docudrama." Cinema Journal Vol. 38, No. 4 (Summer, 1999), pp. 68-85 Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only

14 Americans: Directions of the 1970s

Featuring: Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Alice Aycock, Scott Burton, Peter Campus, Chuck Close, Nancy Graves, Joseph Kosuth, Gordon Matta-Clark, Mary Miss, Elizabeth Murray, Dennis Oppenheim, Dorothea Rockburne, Joel Shapiro.
Examines a diverse group of New York-based artists in order to record many of the most provocative works and ideas of the past decade. These artists created performances, sculptures, earthworks, tableaux, furniture, shaped canvases and more using unusual materials. In this "idea art," their focus is often as much social and psychological as artistic. Dist.: Michael Blackwood Productions. c2000. 91 min.

14 Carrot Rabbit (1952)

Bugs goes a little crazy whenever he's standing close to gold, and the trait intrigues claim-jumping Klondike miner Chillicothe (Yosemite) Sam.

15 to Life (2002?)

Directed by Moon Jones. Cast: Moon Jones, Stefanie Tremblay,Daniel Zirilli, Jalene Mack, Alfred Holmes, Boyce Ellisl; specialappearances by Black Menace, Big Slack, J Dogg. It's prison life atits grittiest in this urban tale of three teenage boys who followin their father's footsteps through the violent system. When ayoung filmmaker begins a documentary on the boys, she discoversthat a dirty cop is behind their wrongful incarceration. Now shemust prove their innocence. 81 min.

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16 years of Alcohol (UK, 2003)

Directed by Richard Jobson. Cast: Kevin McKidd, Laura Fraser, Susan Lynch, Jim Carter, Ewen Bremner. An intelligent but angry man, who has had a rough upbringing and has spent years leading a street gang in Edinburgh, meets the love of his life and he is forever changed. 96 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

17 August

Focuses on documenting one day in the life of Boris Bezotechestvo, a murderer serving his entire sentence in solitary confinement in a prison situated on a small Island on Lake Novozero in central Russia. The filmmaker explores what happens when nothing happens. The theme of crime and punishment is present in every moment. When there is no death sentence, there is only time. Time can be spent conversing with God - or maybe with the Devil. Boris asks himself whether he should try to go insane. Written and directed by Alexander Gutman. Dist.: Cinema Guild. 2009. 63 min.

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18 Ways to Make a Baby (NOVA)

Presents an in-depth look at scientific breakthroughs in reproductive science, including "cytoplasmic transfer, "in vitro fertilization, and the impact on human lives of revolutionary scientific breakthroughs in human reproduction presented by doctors and biologists on the leading edge. Also looks into a future where parents might one day be able to design their child for its sex and other traits. c2001. 56 min.

1900 (Novecento) (France / Italy, 1976)

Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Cast: Robert De Niro, Gerard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Donald Sutherland, Burt Lancaster. An epic film that is both a history of 20th century Italy and a portrait of two families. It is also the story of the conflicts between two boys, one a peasant and the other a landowner, as they pass through the upheavals of the modern world. 255 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Originally rated "X" and had over an hour of footage cut for an R-rating before its US release in 1977. The uncut version was released on VHS in 1993 with an "NC-17" rating. In 2006, Paramount Pictures surrendered the NC-17 rating for the uncut version and released it on DVD.

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1906, A City Remembers

A special TV presentation commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco. Survivors of the "Great quake" all in their hundreds, share their vivid memories of the terrifying morning of April 18th, 1906. Highlights include archival footage of the destruction caused by the quake, rebuilding efforts and the resilence of the people. Also includes interviews with historians and public officials who discuss the impact of the earthquake and examine the question, "how prepared are we today should a quake of that magnitude happen again in San Francisco?" San Francisco, Calif.]: KGO-TV/DT, 2006. 46 min.

1911 (Xinhai geming) (China/Hong Kong, 2011)

Directed by Jackie Chan, Li Zhang. Cast: Cheng Long, Zhao Wenxuan, Li Bingbing, Sun Chun, Chen Chong, Jiang Wu, Fang Zuming, Hu Ge, Ning Jing, Yu Shaoqun, Du Yuhang. A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. 99 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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1932, Cicatriz de la Memoria (Scars of Memory)

In 1932 the army and "citizen militias" in El Salvador brutally crushed an uprising of peasants in western El Salvador, killing 10,000 people. Survivors share their harrowing memories, many for the first time. The trauma resonated through six decades of military rule, until the 1992 peace accords ended a brutal, 12-year civil war. This documentary is based on 200 interviews with survivors and on archival research in El Salvador, Great Britain and the United States. 53 min.
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20% Renewable Energy by 2020

The European Union has set itself the goal of raising the share of renewable energy sources in the final overall energy consumption of the Union from 8.5% in 2005 to 20% in 2020. This is an ambitious objective, but it is also a necessary contribution to the global fight against climate change and towards better control over energy dependence. The various uses for renewable energy sources are examined: electricity for wind and hydraulic energies; electricity or heat for geothermal and solar energies; multiple applications: electricity, heat, and biofuel for biomass, the "Sleeping Giant". Brussels : European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy and Transport, c2008. 4 min.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

Directed by Richard Fleischer. Cast: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke, Ted de Corsia, J.M. Kerrigan. A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate and are promptly captured by the megalomaniac Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine. 127 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Maertens, James W. "Between Jules Verne and Walt Disney: Brains, Brawn, and Masculine Desire in 20,000 Leagues under the Sea." Science-Fiction Studies. 22(2):209-25. 1995

2003 Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Award [presented to] Ralph Landau

Commentary: Alex Bell (UCB), C. Judson King (UCB), Gordon Moore (Intel), David Mowery (UCB), Nathan Rosenberg (Stanford U.), David Teece, Tom Campbell. This segment honoring Ralph Landau, founder of Scientific Design Incorporated, includes a film biography of his accomplishments and presentations by contemporaries and colleagues. Held at the University of California, Berkeley, April 24, 2003. 48 min.

2004 Overview of Venture Capital and Trends in Financing

The Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum invites notable entrepreneurs, industry analysts, venture capitalists and business leaders to present their business experiences and candid insights in entrepreneurship. This segment includes presentations by Steve Bengston of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Greg Gretsch of Sigma Partners and Jim Glasheen of Technology Partners. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, September 2, 2004.

2005 Overview of Venture Capital and Trends in Financing

The Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum invites notable entrepreneurs, industry analysts, venture capitalists and business leaders to present their business experiences and candid insights in entrepreneurship. This segment includes presentations by Steve Bengston of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sam Angus of Fenwick & West, Brian Atwood, co-founder of Versant Ventures and Greg Gretsch of Sigma Partners. Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, September 1, 2005. 81 min.

2012 (2009)

Directed by Roland Emmerich. Cast: John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Thandie Newton, Danny Glover, Woody Harrelson. A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build 'arks' to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world. Special features: Commentary with writer/director Roland Emmerich and co-writer Harald Kloser; alternate ending; deleted scenes; "Roland Emmerich: the master of the modern epic" featurette; music video "Time for miracles" by Adam Lambert. 158 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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