Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Marusa no onna (A Taxing Woman 1 & 2)




A Taxing Woman
A subtly hilarious tale of Ryoko, Tokyo's hardest working female tax inspector. The ruthless diligence of this innocent looking heroine is matched only by the intricate deceptions of Gondo, tax cheat extraordinaire.
"Special features: letterbox, interactive menus, original US theatrical trailer, filmographies, scene access."
Producers, Yasushi Tamaoki and Seigo Hosogoe; writer and director, Juzo Itami; editor, Akira Suzuki; cinematographer, Onezo Maeda; music, Toshiyuki Honda.
Nobuko Miyamoto, Tsutomu Yamazaki.

In Japanese with English subtitles.

Askwith Media Library 31590-D 1987 127 minutes

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A Taxing Woman Returns
A follow-up to the 1987 hit "Marusa no onna". Tax auditor Irakura Ryōko investigates a corrupt fundamentalist religious cult.
haikyū Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha; seisaku Itami Purodakushon; kyakuhon kantoku Itami Jūzō.
Seisaku, Tamaoki Yasushi, Hosogoe Shōgo; satsuei, Maeda Yonezō; shōmei, Katsura Teruo; henshū, Suzuki Akira; bijutsu, Nakamura Shūji; ongaku, Honda Toshiyuki.
Miyamoto Nobuko, Tsugawa Masahiko, Tanba Tetsurō, Daichi Yasuo, Masuoka Tōru, Sakura Kinzō, Mikuni Rentarō.

Japanese dialogue with optional Japanese and English subtitles.

Askwith Media Library 52576-D 1988 128 minutes


Celebrating Nobuko Miyamoto (1945-   )







Co-star and Honorable mention
Tsutomu Yamazaki



Sūpā no onna (SuperMarket Woman)



A small supermarket, "Shōjiki-ya" (English name: "Honest Goro") is threatened by a new big discount store, "Yasuuri Daimaō" (English name: "Bargains Galore"). The owner, Kobayashi Gorō, happens to meet Inoue Hanako, an energetic woman he knew in grade school. Hanako joins in "Shōjiki-ya" and revivies and reenergizes the supermarket.
[Itami Purodakushon sakuhin; kyakuhon kantoku Itami Jūzō; haikyū Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha].
Seisaku, Tamaoki Yasushi; purodyūsā, Kawasaki Takashi; satsuei, Maeda Yonezō; shōmei, Katō Shōsaku; henshū, Suzuki Akira; bijutsu, Kawaguchi Naoji; ongaku, Honda Toshiyuki.
Miyamoto Nobuko, Tsugawa Masahiko, Miyake Yūji, Aki Takejō, Matsumoto Akiko, Itō Shirō, Munaka Naomasa, Takahashi Chōei, Yano Sen.

Japanese dialogue with optional Japanese and English subtitles.

Askwith Media Library 51180-D 1996 127 minutes REGION 2

Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year




Harpreet Singh Bedi has just graduated, and his marks are, well, let's say a little embarrassing. But marks never stopped him from dreaming of an exciting and adventurous career, and they never will. He takes a deep, positive breath and dives into the world of sales, rumored to be an ultra cool career for all smart people blocked from entering medical, engineering or business schools by brainless entrance exams. It's everything he dreamt of.
Yash Chopra presents; producer, Aditya Chopra; director, Shimit Amin; writer, .
Director of photography, Vikash Nowlakha; music, Salim-Sulaiman; editor, Arindam S. Ghatak.
Ranbir Kapoor, Prem Chopra, Gauhar Khan.
Anamorphic widescreen presentation.

|a In Hindi with English Arabic or Dutch subtitles.

Askwith Media Library 63424-D 2009 154 minutes







Thursday, June 12, 2014

State of Fear: The Truth about Terrorism




The Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission's official report chronicles the atrocities of both sides during the twenty year war between Abimael Guzman's revolutionary "Shining path" Indian guerrilla movement and the establishment governments. The Commission presents an alternate lens through which citizens of Peru can evaluate the inequalities their Indian people sought to address and the inevitable ravages modern terrorism brings to everyone.
Special features include: Filmakers' commentary, interview with International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) experts, New York premiere Q&A, Verz Lentz slide show, trailer.
A film by Paco de Onís, Peter Kinoy, Pamela Yates; produced by Paco de Onís; directed by Pamela Yates.
Edited by Peter Kinoy ; cinematographer, Juan Durán, original music, Tito La Rosa, Tavo Castillo
Narrated in English with English subtitles for Spanish and Quechuan dialogues.
Narrator, Karen Duffy.

Askwith Medial Library 41062-D 2005 96 minutes

Neshoba: The Price of Freedom




Neshoba: the price of freedom tells the story of a Mississippi town still divided about the meaning of justice, 40 years after the murders of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, an event dramatized in the Oscar-winning film Mississippi Burning. Although Klansmen bragged about what they did in 1964, no one was held accountable until 2005, when the State indicted preacher Edgar Ray Killen, an 80-year-old notorious racist and mastermind of the murders. Through exclusive interviews with Killen, intimate interviews with the victims' families, and candid interviews with black and white Neshoba county citizens still struggling with their town's violent past, the film explores whether the prosecution of one unrepentant Klansman constitutes justice and whether healing and reconciliation are possible without telling the unvarnished truth.
First Run Features presents a Pro Bono and Pagano production; produced and directed by Micki Dickoff and Tony Pagano.
Co-producer, Christie Webb; music, Chris Davis; writer, Micki Dickoff; director of photography, Tony Pagano.
Bonus features: "Get on board" short films; courtroom footage.

Askwith Media Library 54578-D 2010 87 minutes

Greensboro: Closer to the Truth




With original footage and interviews of survivors, witnesses, and participants, this film details the story of the 1979 Greensboro Massacre, in which Klansman shot, wounded and killed various members of a protesting Communist Workers Party in broad daylight on a city street. This was eventually addressed in 2006, through the first Truth and Reconciliation Commission within the U.S., which charged police complicity in the murders through their inaction, and their failure to provide equal protection. The film explores the meaning, repercussions, and unanswered questions of this crime, and its connection to the larger struggle of social reform.
Includes interviews with/appearances by: Signe Waller (writer, activist), Nelson Johnson (Local leader, Communist Workers Party), Marty Nathan (physician, activist), Virgil Griffin (Imperial Wizard, Ku Klux Klan member since 1963), Willena Cannon (activist), Gorrell Pierce (Grand Dragon, Federated Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, 1970's), Paul Bermanzohn (psychiatrist, activist), Jim Melvin (Greensboro Mayor, 1971-1981), Florence Gatten (Councilwoman), Roland Wayne Wood (former local leader, Nazi Party).
Longnook Pictures; A film by Adam Zucker; produced, directed and edited by Adam Zucker.
Director of photography, Scott Anger; story editor, Richard Hankin; music, Sheldon Mirowitz.

Askwith Media Library 51427-D 2008 59 minutes


Ezra




Tells the story of Ezra, a young boy kidnapped and forced to become a soldier with a rebel faction in the Sierra Leone Civil War. Ten years later, he is brought before a truth and reconciliation commission and made to revisit and understand his crimes so as to begin the process of psychological healing.
ARTE France présente ; une production Cinefacto-ARTE France ; en coproduction avec Amour Fou Filmproduktion et Sunday Morning ; en association avec Pierre Javaux Productions et Granite FilmWorks Ltd. ; scénario de Newton I. Aduaka et Alain-Michel Blanc; idée originale et dialogues, Newton I. Aduaka.
Mamoudu Turay Kamara, Mariame N'Diaye, Mamusu Kallon, Richard Gant, Mercy Ojelade, Emile Abossolo-Mbo, Merveille Lukeba, Abubakarr Karim Sawaneh, Ilario Bisi-Pedro, Cleophas Kabasiita, Wale Ojo, Yao Yankey Yankson.
Director of photography, Carlos Arango de Montis; chief editor, Sebastien Touta; original music, Nicolas Baby.

In English

Askwith Media Library 46782-D 2007 105 minutes

Rwanda: How history can lead to genocide




Using historical footage and first-hand interviews, this film shows how the genocide that occurred in Rwanda in 1994 had its seeds in the early colonization of the country. When German explorers first came to Rwanda, they observed in the royal court a ruling class, The Tutsis, and a subservient class, the Hutus. This class structure was perpetuated by the Belgians and the French missionaries who followed, supporting as they did the Tutsi minority governing class. In the 1950's, when decolonization movements were spreading in other parts of Africa, there was a stirring for independence in Rwanda as well. The Tutsis wanted to be free of foreign rule but keep the status-quo within the country. The Hutus, however, were in favor of a democracy, even before independence, since that would have given them power. This, then, was the setting for the ethnic conflagration which was to tear the country apart. Despite signals of what was to erupt, the rest of the world never acknowledged the seriousness of the threat until it was too late.
By Robert Genoud; Les Films du Village, R.T.N.B., 8 Mont Blanc Television.
Director, Robert Genoud; narrator, Andrew Joscelyne; producers, Joseph Bitamba, Sabine Naccache; assistant producer, Didier Inowlocky.,

In English with some interviews in French with English subtitles.

Askwith Media Library 51402-D 2004 52 minutes


Ghosts of Rwanda





Chronicles the Rwandan genocide of 1993, one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. Includes interviews with key government officials, diplomats, and eyewitnesses accounts.
Written, produced and directed by Greg Barker.
Narrator, Will Lyman.
Originally broadcast as a segment of the television program Frontline, April 1, 2004.

Closed captioned.

Askwith Media Library 37930-D 2004 120 minutes

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Standard Operating Procedure The Scandal was a Coverup





It started as photographs taken by soldiers of the abuse and torture prisoners were suffering in Abu Ghraib prison, and turned into a media frenzy full of scandal and cover-ups. One of the most notorious moments in recent U.S. military history is examined, through interviews with participants and dramatic reenactments of events.
Special features: audio commentary with director Errol Morris (with optional English or Portuguese subtitles); deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
Sony Pictures Classics and Participant Productions present; an Errol Morris film; produced by Julie Bilson Ahlberg; produced and directed by Errol Morris.
Directors of photography, Robert Chappell & Robert Richardson; editors, Andy Grieve, Steven Hathaway, Daniel Mooney; music, Danny Elfman.
Interviewees: Lynndie England, Janis Karpinski, Megan Ambuhl, Sabrina Harman, Brent Pack.
Joshua Feinman, Sarah Denning, Cyrus King.

English, dubbed French or dubbed Portuguese dialogue, optional Chinese, English SDH, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles; closed captioned.

Askwith Media Library 48178-D 2008 116 minutes

The Act of Killing






The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love.
Special features: 45 min. interview with Oppenheimer on democracy now!; Audio commentary with executive producer Werner Herzog and director Joshua Oppenheimer; Vice presents: Werner Herzog and Errol Morris on The act of killing; Deleted scenes; Trailers; 40 page booklet featuring an essay by Errol Morris; Digital download.
Final Cut for Real presents; directed by Joshua Oppenheimer; produced by Signe Byrge Sorensen, Final Cut for Real APS; a film by Joshua Oppenheimer.
Haji Anif, Syamsul Arifin, Sakhyan Asmara.

Indonesian dialogue; with English subtitles.

Askwith Media Library 62515-D 2012 2 discs 122 minutes, 166 minutes 

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!)



On December 9, 1937, the Imperial Japanese Army laid siege to the Chinese capital of Nanking, beginning a reign of terror that killed as many as 300,000 civilians, an infamous tragedy now referred to as the Rape of Nanking. The first big-budget fiction film by the Chinese to deal with the seminal event in their modern history, City of Life and Death is a visceral, heartbreaking portrait of life during wartime, and an unforgettable masterpiece of contemporary world cinema.
Special features: trailers; stills; the making of Lu Chuan's City of life and death.
Film by Lu Chuan; Beijing Film Studio, China Film Group Corporation ... [et al.]; produced by Han Sanping ... [et al.]; producer, Qin Hong; written & directed by Lu Chuan.
Liu Ye, Fan Wei, Nakaizumi Hideo, Gao Yuanyuan, Qin Lan, Jiang Yiyan, Kohata Ryū, Yao Di, Zhao Yisui, Miyamoto Yūko.
She ying zhi dao, Cao Yu; mei shu zhi dao, Hao Yi, Lin Chaoxiang; zuo qu, Liu Tong; zao xing she ji, Li Zhuozhuo; jian ji shi, Teng Yun.

In Mandarin with optional English subtitles.

Askwith Media Library 52106-B (Blu-ray), 56440-D (DVD)  2011 135 minutes

Genbaku no ko (Children of Hiroshima)




The film focuses squarely on the devastation of Hiroshima city by the A-bomb, depicting the people dealing with the aftermath, including a dying girl praying for the humanity's peace and a shoeshine boy working hard for his poor surviving family members. The screenplay was based on the life stories of real life children who were A-bomb victims.
Kindai Eiga Kyōkai, Gekidan "Mingei" kyōdō sakuhin; seikasu, Yoshimura Kōzaburō ; kyakuhon, kantoku, Shindō Kaneto.
Photography, Itō Takeo; musical score, Ifukube Akira; set decoration, Marumo Takashi; editor, Imaizumi Zenju.
Otowa Nobuko, Takizawa Osamu, Shimizu Masao, Uno Jūkichi, Hosokawa Chikako.

Dialogue in Japanese with optional Japanese, English and Chinese subtitles.

Askwith Media Library 56546-D 1952 96 minutes

Nijū hibaku Twice bombed, twice survived: the doubly atomic bombed of Hiroshima and Nagasaki


(Trailer Unavailable)

"In August 1945, the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, claiming it was in order to end the Pacific War as soon as possible. The bombs were only three days and 190 miles apart. Why were two bombs necessary against an already ailing Japan? Many people experienced both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings and survived. This amazing fact has been unknown even in Japan for more than sixty years. There have been no official surveys or records on these unique survivors. This documentary reveals the previously unpublicized facts of the double atomic bombing survivors and it refreshed our perspective on nuclear weapons"--Container.
Takiseeds presents ... a film by Hidetaka Inazuka; co-producers, Hideo Nakamura, Sherry Yamamoto; directed by Aoki Ryo.
Camera, Takahiro Miura; editor, Ryo Aoki; translated by Chad Diehl.
Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Kuniyoshi Sato, Akira Iwanaga, Kazuo Matsudaira, Kazuko Uragashira, Yoshiko Araki, Misako Katani, Yoshiko Yamamoto.

Fred Williamson






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After kidnapping a father and his two kids, the Gecko brothers head south to a seedy Mexican bar to hide out in safety. But when they face the bar's truly notorious clientele, they are forced to team up with their hostages in order to make it out alive.
Bonus material: feature commentary with Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino; outtakes; featurette: Hollywood goes to hell; theatrical trailer; TV spots; music videos; stills gallery; art of making the movie, with commentary by Rodriguez and Greg Nicotero; deleted scenes and alternate takes; on the set; cast & crew bios.
Dimension Films presents A Band Apart in association with Los Hooligans productions; produced by Gianni Nunnari, Meir Teper; screenplay by Quentin Tarantino; directed by Robert Rodriguez.
Director of photography, Guillermo Navarro; editor, Robert Rodriguez ; music, Graeme Revell.
Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Juliette Lewis, Cheech Marin, Fred Williamson, Salma Hayek.

In English or French, with English or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.

Askwith Media Library 50103-D 1996 108 minutes


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Fred Williamson is "imposing, tough and unflappable" as a street kid who muscles his way into the big time mob racket.
Special features: audio commentary by the director; original theatrical trailer.
A Larco production; written, produced and directed by Larry Cohen.
Cinematographers, Fenton Hamilton, James Signorelli; music composed and performed by James Brown; film editor, George Folsey Jr.
Fred Williamson, Minnie Gentry, Julius W. Harris, D'Urville Martin, Don Pedro Colley, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, Val Avery, Phillip Roye.

English (mono) and Spanish (mono) with optional French or Spanish subtitles. Closed captioned.

Askwith Media Library 36741-D 1973 94 minutes


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In this sequel to Black Caesar, Tommy Gibbs, after recovering from an assassination attempt, begins campaigning to recover his position as lord of the Harlem underworld.
Special features: director's audio commentary, teaser trailer, and original theatrical trailer.
Samuel Z. Arkoff presents a Larco production, a Larry Cohen film.
Writer, producer and director, Larry Cohen; music, Fonce Mizell and Freddie Perren.
Fred Williamson, Julius W. Harris, Gloria Hendry.

English and French with French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.

Askwith Media Library 36858-D 1973 94 minutes

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Bucktown
Dean Johnson arrives in Bucktown to bury his murdered brother. He then takes over his brother's bar and everything that comes with it.
Fred Williamson, Pam Grier.

Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

Askwith Media Library 54688-D 1975 94 minutes
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A dock worker becomes a prizefighter, but gets mixed up with a crooked manager. A sympathetic L.A. detective tries to set him straight, but he won't listen. His manager, who is also a drug dealer, tells him that he has to take a dive during an important fight, and to ensure his cooperation, his girlfriend is kidnapped.
Written byfrankfob2@yahoo.com -IMDB
Essaness Pictures presents; screenplay by Charles Johnson; produced by Al Adamson; directed by Bruce Clark.Cast for Hammer: Fred Williamson, Bernie Hamilton, Vonetta McGee, William Smith.


Askwith Media Library 55943-D 1972 92 minutes
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Also know as: Quel maledetto treno blindato
After escaping from a World War II prison camp, a group of condemned American prisoners find themselves volunteering for a mission in Nazi-occupied France.
Written by Sandro Continenza ... [et al.]; directed by Enzo G. Castellari.
Director of photography, Giovanni Bergamini; music, Francesco de Masi.
Bo Svenson, Peter Hooten, Fred Williamson, Michael Pergolani, Jackie Basehart, Raimund Harmstorf, Ian Bannen.
Features: converstaion with Quentin Tarantino and Enzo G. Castellari; theatrical trailer.

Askwith Media Library 47590-D 1978 99 minutes

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New York City factory worker Eddie Marino is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the thugs free, Eddie goes berserk and vows revenge. Now there's a new breed of marauder loose on the city streets, enforcing his own kind of law.
Special features: audio commentary with William Lustig and Andrew W. Garroni; audio commentary with William Lustig, Robert Forster, Fred Williamson and Frank Pesce; theatrical trailers; TV spots; radio spot; promotional reel; still gallery.
William Lustig, Andrew Garroni production; written by Richard Vetere.
Music, Jay Chattaway; editor, Lorenzo Marinelli; director of photography, James Lemmo.
Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Richard Bright, Rutanya Alda, Don Blakely, Joseph Carberry, Willie Colon, Joe Spinell, Carol Lynley, Woody Strode.

English Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Askwith Media Library 58212-B (Blu-ray), 52677-D (DVD)
1983 89 minutes

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Army surgeons Hawkeye Pierce, Duke, and Trapper John shake things up at the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. They try to escape the horrors of war with humor and a martini or two, much to the chagrin of Major Frank Burns.

Special features: The complete interactive guide to M*A*S*H; audio commentary with director Robert Altman ; theatrical trailer; Enlisted: The story of M*A*S*H ; History through the lens; M*A*S*H reunion.
Twentieth Century Fox ; Aspen Productions; screenplay by Ring Lardner, Jr.; produced by Ingo Preminger; directed by Robert Altman.
Director of photography, Harold E. Stine; film editor, Danford B. Greene; music, Johnny Mandel.
Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Robert Bowen, Rene Auberjonois, David Arkin, Jo Ann Pflug, Gary Burghoff, Fred Williamson, Bud Cort.

English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or Thai subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Askwith Media Library 61497-B (Blu-ray),  44428-D (DVD) 1969 115 minutes

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A timeless story of desire, passion, and betrayal told through song by a cast of today's hip-hop stars.
New Line Cinema presents a Robert Townsend production; written by Michael Elliot ; directed by, Robert Townsend.
Mekhi Phifer, Beyoncé Knowles, Mos Def, Rah Digga, Joy Bryant, Wyclef Jean, Jermaine Dupri, Lil' Bow Wow, Casey Lee, Reagan Gomez-Preston, Sam Sarpong, Troy Winbush, Fred Williamson.
An adaptation of the opera Carmen by Georges Bizet.

Closed-captioned.

Askwith Media Library 38283-D 2001 88 minutes


Monday, June 9, 2014

District B13 & Banlieue 13 Ultimatum




An undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to gain access to a neutron bomb and defuse it.
Producer, Luc Besson; director, Pierre Morel.
David Belle, Cyril Raffaelli, Tony D'Amario, Larbi Naceri, Dany Verissimo, François Chattot, Nicolas Woirion, Patrick Olivier, Samir Guesmi, Gadner Jerome, Tarik Boucekhine.

French or English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Askwith Media Library 43607-D 2004 85 minutes

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Two years have passed since elite police officer Damien Tomasso teamed up with reformed vigilante Leito to save the notorious District 13, a racially charged ghetto populated by violent drug-dealing gangs and vicious killers. Despite government promises to maintain order, the state of the district has deteriorated and is causing civil unrest. A group of corrupt cops and elected officials begin conspiring to cash in on the district's redevelopment. Damian and Leito must join forces again.
Special features: making of District 13: ultimatum; production diary; music video; deleted and extended scenes; HDNet: a look at District 13: ultimatum.
Magnet Releasing and Europacorp present a Europacorp, Tfi Films production, Ciby 2000 coproduction with the participation of Canal+ and Cinecinema in association with Sofica Europacorp; written by Luc Besson; a film by Patrick Alessandrin.
Director of photography, Jean-François Hensgens; editor, Julien Rey; music, Da Octopusss, Trak Invaders.
Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Philippe Torreton, Daniel Duval, Élodie Yung.

French or English dialogue with optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned in English.

Askwith Media Library 53229-D 2009 101 minutes


Monday, June 2, 2014

Grown In Detroit


Just imagine... Teen moms becoming Urban Farmers. Utopia? Not in Detroit! the hometown of mass production is turning green again. The disappearance of the auto industry transformed the once wealthiest city of America into a villa ghetto. Amidst all this misery, the 'forgotten' residents have surprisingly emerged with their own solutions. Nature is taking over the city and the new generation. 
Filmmakers Mascha & Manfred Poppenk. 
Camera, Suzan van Steenwijk; Music, Pieter Straatman; Sound design, Hugo Dijkstal.

Askwith Media Library 52093-D 2009 60 minutes

The Kings of Flint




A documentary about urban farming in Flint Michigan.
Special features: "Our City" music video (3:49). Michigan Municipal League presentation (27:19). 
Presented by Michigan State University College of Communication Arts & Sciences: produced by Alyssa Firth, Emily Fox, Jared Harburn,  Ryan Hurst, Natasha Lagrone, Matthew Law, Kristina Marks, Karl Phillips, Anthony Siciliano, Jeffrey Wisenbaugh, Yang Zhang.
Director of photography Peter Johnston, Anthony Siciliano; edited by Ryan Hurst.

Askwith Media Library 62556-D  2011 27 minutes

I AM






Don't know who Tom Shadyac is? As a writer and a director Shadyac first unleashed Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and the Nutty Professor remake on the world and then a string of film fiascoes, but that's all behind him now. A bike accident left him with a host of debilitating maladies and brought him to the verge of suicide, so he took stock of is life and set out on a quest to answer some of life's greatest questions. What's wrong with the world? How do we go about fixing it? Is the fundamental nature of man essentially benevolent or cruel? So he traveled around, enlisting the aid of what he calls "significant minds" journalists, scientists, spiritual leaders, scholars, to understand life's questions. "I Am" is his documentary about this quest. 
Narrator, Tom Shadyac; commentators Ray Anderson, Marc Ian Barasch, Coleman Barks, Noam Chomsky, John Francis, Thom Hartmann, Dacher Keltner, Rollin McCraty, Chris Jordan, Lynne Mctaggart, Daniel Quinn, Dean Radin, Elisabet Sahtouris, Marilyn Schlitz, Richard Shadyac, David Suzuki, Desmond Tutu, Howard Zinn,
Editor Jenifer Abbott; director of photography, Roko Belic.

Askwith Media Library 57875-D 2010  78 minutes