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"... And Justice For All" (1979)

Directed by Norman Jewison. Cast: Al Pacino, Jack Warden, John Forsythe, Lee Strasberg, Jeffrey Taylor, Christine Lahti. An idealistic young lawyer is torn between defending a judge accused of raping and battering a young girl - who he knows is guilty - and exposing the corruption of the legal system, jeopardizing his own career. 119 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Reviews and articles:Haspel, Paul "Arthur on a Quest in Baltimore: Mythic Archetypes, Social Criticism, and Civic Self-Promotion in "...And Justice for All"." Journal of Popular Film & Television 35:3 (Fall 2007) Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only

"Martial Races" and "Ladies' Drinks": How Racialized Gender Has Militarized the World.

A lecture by Cynthia Enloe, author and nationally recognized scholar of militarism, state policies, politics and their impacts on the lives of people throughout the world. [Berkeley, CA] : Center for Race and Gender. Lecture, April 29, 2002. 89 min.

"No Perfect Answers": The Life and Architecture of Pietro Belluschi.

Provides a visual tour of Belluschi's early homes and churchs; simple, modern designs that define the unique architectural style of the Pacific Northwest. Rich with comments from Belluschi himself, the film also features interviews with a number of noted architects, including I.M. Pei and Philip Johnson. It also explores the architecture of the Equitable Building, New York's Lincoln Center, the controversial Pan Am Building and Saint Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. 1996. 60 min.

"Thicker Than Water": Social Work and Family Concerns for Alzheimer's Patients

Families visiting relatives who have Alzheimer's Disease may become emotional even under the best of nursing home settings. This video demonstrates the systematic interaction of a social worker in a nursing home setting and a visiting family member who is distraught. c1990. 15 min.

"What's the Frequency, Kenneth?"

Presents a panel discussion on the current status of the wireless business environment, as well as best practices and trends for success. Panel: Peter Buhl (Nokia Ventures), Cliff Higgerson (ComVentures), Patrick Lilley (Digital Transit), Amit Nagpal (Analysys Group), Greg Shirai (Handspring). Moderator: Keval Desai (ONSET Ventures). Held at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, August 30, 2001. 60 min.

& etc.

"& etc" is a small publishing company created in Portugal in 1973 that focuses on producing relatively unknown authors. Founder Victor Silva Tavares, Rui Caeiro and other staff reminisce here about events throughout the three decades of working in the publishing company. Directed by Cla¡udia Clemente. Presented at the International Latino Film Festival held in the San Francisco Bay Area. 2007. 25 min.

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'Til Death Do Us Part

Takes the viewer on a journey with incarcerated battered women, as they relate their stories from first falling in love, through the abuse by their spouses, the murder, trial, parole process, and finally, for one woman, freedom. It is thought in our society that a woman can leave an abusive relationship at any time. However, the women in this film prove the contrary. They were under the age of 24, isolated from their families and had virtuallly no money. They all reached a point where there was a final beating in which the survival instinct prevailed. In these final moments, they snapped and killed. Produced and directed by Vita Lusty. Special features: Director's film notes ; short film "Cops to courts: saving our women" ; short film "Bybee" ; live performance video of Faith Nolan. c2008. 92 min.

...All in This Tea

Follows the world-renowned tea expert David Lee Hoffman to some of the most remote regions of China in search of the best handmade teas in the world. During his youth, he spent four years with Tibetan monks in Nepal where he was introduced to some of the finest tea. Unable to find anything but insipid tea bags in the U.S., Hoffman began traveling to China to find tea for himself, climbing up lush, terraced mountainsides to meet the farmers who practiced skills handed down through generations of tea makers for thousands of years. A film by Les Blank. 70 min.


Over the past decade, India has emerged as the leader in the global market for white-collar "outsourcing" jobs-- a notable component of India's rapid economic growth. This documentary explores the experience of young Indian men and women who have been recruited into these new jobs requiring long hours, night shifts, and westernized work habits. Also reveals the human and cultural effect on Indian family life, the evolving cities and towns, and on the aspirations and daily lives of young Indians, especially women, entering the work force. Dist.: Films Media Group. Originally broadcast on PBS television program Wide angle on Sept. 13, 2005. 57 min. See also: Bombay Calling King of Calls Calcutta Calling Nalini by Day, Nancy by Night Diverted to Delhi Reviews and articles: Hudson, Dale. "Undesirable Bodies and Desirable Labor: Documenting the Globalization and Digitization of Transnational American Dreams in Indian Call Centers." Cinema Journal; Fall2009, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p82-102, 21p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only

1-900 (1996)

Directed by Theo van Gogh. Cast: Ariane Schluter, Ad van Kempen. Two lonely professionals meet through a sex-line and begin a weekly rendezvous via the telephone. It turns erotic, funny, frustrating, and even sinister, as they become increasingly attached to one another. Based on the stage play "06" by Johan Doesburg. 80 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)

Director, Robert Townsend. Cast: Andre Braugher, Karen Eyo, Charles S. Dutton, Mario Van Peebles, Ardon Bess, Carla Brothers, Kedar Brown, Amanda Brugel, Joel Gordon. A dramatization of the true story of the formation of the first black-controlled union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Asa Philip Randolph, a black journalist establishes a voice for the forgotten workers of the Pullman Rail Company,where all black porters were simply named "George", after George Pullman, the first person to employ emancipated slaves.95 in.

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10,000 kilometros de autopistas por 10 centavos.

Guillermo Laura. A commentary on the economic, political and social issues surrounding the construction of the Red Federal de Autopistas freeway of Argentina. 1999? 10 min.

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100 Deutsche Jahre (Germany: A Hundred Years)

Thirty nine segments of a television program covering various aspects of life in Germany in the 20th century. Contents: Mobilmachungen: Deutschen und das auto -- Wasserzeichen: Deutschen und das Meer -- Flugnummern: Deutschen in der Luft -- Licht-Spiele: Deutschen und das Kino -- Liedgut: Deutschen und ihre Schlager -- Flimmerkisten: Deutschen und das Fernsehen -- Fluchtpunkte: Deutsche in den USA und Israel -- Abgrenzungen: Auslander in Deutschland -- Frontlinien: Deutschen und der Krieg -- Weibsbilder: Frauen in Deutschland -- Mannsbilder: Manner in Deutschland -- Offentliche Erregungen: Deutschen und der sex -- Beziehungskisten: Deutschen und ihre familie -- Kinderstuben: Deutschen und ihr Nachwuchs -- Zapfenstreich: Deutschen und ihre Soldaten -- Un-Heil: Deutschen, die Medien und der Fuhrer -- Auschwitz: Das Deutsche Verbrechen -- Grosse Bruder: Deutschen und die Supermachte -- Volkes Stimme: Demokratie in Deutschland -- Zwei Zimmer, Kuche, Bad: Wohnen in Deutschland. ModeMaschen: Deutschen und ihre Kleidung -- Mahlzeit: Deutschen und ihre Kuche -- Umgangsformen : Deutschen und der gute Ton -- Lehrjahre: Deutshcen und die Schule -- Aufbruche, Ausbruche: Jugendkulturen in Deutschland -- Geordnete Verhaltnisse: Deutschen und die Staatsgewalt -- Zukunftstraume: Deutschen und der Fortschritt -- Gottvertrauen: Deutschen und ihr Glaube -- Hauptsache Nebensache: Deutschen unde die Freizeit -- Zweite Heimat: Deutschen im Verein -- Siegertypen: Deutschen und der Sport -- Friedliche Eroberungen: Deutsche Urlaubstraume --Bilderwelten: Deutschen und ihre Erinnerungen -- Herrschafts Zeiten: Adel in Deutschland -- Schichtwechsel: Industriearbeiter in Deutschland -- Nervensachen: Deutschen unterLeistungsdruck -- Krankheitsbilder: Deutschen und die Gesundheit -- Natur-Gefuhle: Deutschen und der Wald -- Bodenhaftung: Deutschen und die Landwirtschaft. 1999. In German. 12 videocassettes: 29 min. each.

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100% Arabica (Cent pour cent Arabica; One hundred percent Arabica) (France / Belgium / Switzerland, 1997)

Director, Mahmoud Zemmouri. Cast: Khaled, Cheb Mami, Mouss, Najim Laouriga, Fard Fedjer, Youssef Diawara, Patrice Thibaud, Mohamed Camara. The rising popularity of a local band threatens orthodox religious groups in a mixed Arab and African housing project outside Paris. Attendance at the mosque falls and drastic measures are taken to keep the balance of power in the hands of the religious leaders. No one can stop the infectious popularity of the music, however, and when all the musicians finally sing together, everyone is united. 85 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Higbee, Will. "Locating the Postcolonial in Transnational Cinema: The Place of Algerian Emigre Directors in Contemporary French Film." Modern & Contemporary France; Feb2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p51-64 Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only

100% Woman.

A post-operative transsexual, Michelle Dumaresq, has provoked outrage by entering the sport of women's mountain bike racing. The program explores complex issues of gender identity surrounding the controversy and manifested in Dumaresq's personal and professional relationships. Includes commentary from her parents and interviews with Michelle, friends, and rival cyclists. Director, Karen Duthie. Dist.: Films Media Group. 2004. 60 min.

1001 Classic Commercials

A comprehensive collection of memorable small-screen commercials that provide a history of American pop culture in a simple and straight-forward form. Disc 1. Food. Beverages -- Bread -- Candy, gum -- Cereal -- Condiments -- Snacks -- More food -- Toys. Action figures -- Board games -- Cars, planes, boats -- Dolls -- Playsets -- Projectiles, guns -- Trains -- Other toys -- P.S.A.s. Drugs, drinking -- Fiscal responsibility -- Health -- Social responsibility. Disc 2. Cigarette ads. BelAir -- Camel -- Capri -- Chesterfield -- Kent -- Kool -- Lucky Strike -- Marlboro -- Newport -- Philip Morris -- Raleigh -- Tareyton -- Viceroy -- Winston -- More cigarettes -- Tobacco & the human body -- Health & beauty. Deodorant -- Haircare -- Medicine -- Shaving -- Skin care -- Soap -- Toothpaste, mouthwash. Disc 3. Airlines -- Appliances -- Beer -- Camera -- Cars -- Auto parts -- Coffee -- Fashion -- Financial -- Gas & oil -- Holiday -- Household items -- Industry, communications -- Military -- Music, stereos -- Pet food -- Political -- Tourism -- TV promos -- Drive-in ads -- Mortuary. 960 min.

11 de Septiember, 1973: El Ultimo Combate de Salvador Allende

Through archival footage and commentary by military and government officials presents the last 24 hours of the government of Allende and the first days after the coup d'etat in Chile. (Companion text: Kalfon, Pierre. Allende: Chile: 1970-1973, cronica Main Stack F3101.A4.K3) 1998 In Spanish. 1998. 57 min. PAL format.

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12 (Russia, 2007)

Directed by Nikita Mikhalkov. Cast: Sergey Makovetsky, Nikita Mikhalkov, Sergei Garmash, Valentin Gaft, Alexei Petrenko, Yuri Stoyanov, Sergey Gazarov, Mikhail Efremov, Alexei Gorbunov, Sergey Artsbashev, Victor Verzhbitsky, Roman Madyanov, Alexander Adarashian. Set in contemporary Moscow where 12 men must decide the fate of a young man accused of murdering his step-father. Consigned to a makeshift jury room, one by one each man takes center stage to confront, connect, and confess while the accused awaits a verdict and revisits his heartbreaking journey through war in flashbacks. 160 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Reviews and articles:
Lane, Anthony. "12" New Yorker, 3/16/2009, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p36-36
Toumarkine, D. "12." Film Journal International v. 112 no. 3 (March 2009) p. 41 Full-text of this article / review is available: UCBerkeley users only
Rapold, Nicolas. "12" Film Comment, Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p73-73, Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Smorodinska, Tatiana. "Rule of law vs. 'Russian justice': Nikita Mikhalkov's 12." Studies in Russian & Soviet Cinema, 2010, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p161-170, 10p Full-text of this article / review is available: UCBerkeley users only

12 Angry Men (1957)

Directed by Sidney Lumet. Cast: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E. G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Joseph Sweeney, George Voskovec, Robert Webber. Classic courtroom drama depicts a jury of men who must decide the fate of a teenage boy who has murdered his abusive father. The jurors are from all walks of life, and bring with them their own opinions, prejudices, fears, and personal demons. 97 min. Online Access through LFLFCCredits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Awards & Honors
National Film Registry Selection
See also:
Sidney Lumet bibliography

127 hours (2010)

Directed by Danny Boyle. Cast: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Clemence Poesy, Kate Burton, Lizzy Caplan, Treat Williams. A dramatization of the true story of Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker who fell and became trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. Mr. Ralston's ordeal was a struggle for survival and a profound existential crisis. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone, not telling anyone where he was going. Finding himself stuck, knowing he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue, he understands his predicament and after struggling for more than five days resorts to desperate measures in order to survive. Based on the book "Between a rock and a hard place" by Aron Ralston. Special features: Feature commentary with Danny Boyle, Christian Colson and Simon Beaufoy [optional audio feature]; Deleted scenes (34 min.); Sneak peeks [previews] (3 min.). 94 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database Reviews and articles: Brunick, Paul. "127 hours." Film Comment, November/December 2010, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p69-70, 2p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only Green, Mary S.; Sherman, Grace. "127 hours." Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p154-159, 6p Klawans, Stuart. "Voids and Jackasses." Nation, 11/22/2010, Vol. 291 Issue 21, p34-36, 3p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only Walters, Ben. "127 hours." Sight & Sound, February 2011, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p70-71, 2p Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only