Deals with the relationship of a father and son which starts to grow stronger when Derek finally lets Damon into his work life.
Memphis film student, Evan Shandling, decides that his senior film should be about how the economy has effected local businesses. So with that in mind, Evan packs up his camera and heads south into North Mississippi to document one of the hardest hit and most dangerous jobs around, vampire removal. Embedding himself with the small vampire removal company, At Stake: Vampire Solutions (AS:VS), Evan documents, interview and goes on calls with AS:VS workers as they struggle to keep their business afloat and make it to the next day alive.
In a two part documentary, specifically made for a Pan African audience, we follow the writer and activist, Toyin Agbetu as he shares the results of his three year journey across three continents in seek of solutions to the many problems African people currently face as a result of Maafa. Rejecting the classic ten point plan method, Maisha Solutions instead features contributions from various voices across the world with a strong emphasis placed upon independent learning and the empowerment of young people and women. This two part film offers insights into various topics and invites viewers to take leadership roles by becoming Pan African community workers that utilise our progressive traditional customs in order to successfully tackle many of the challenges we face today. Directed and Produced by Toyin Agbetu
How to combine modernity and fundamentalist Islam. "Saudi Solutions" is a unique and revealing documentary about the lifestyles and attitudes of ambitious career womenin conservative Saudi Arabia - the only country in the Arabworld where women are obliged to cover themselves inabayas and aren't allowed to drive cars. Because of the strong influence of fundamentalist Islam on society, filmingis severely restricted in Saudi Arabia. With unique access to the Kingdom, Backlight had the opportunity to film the daily routines of Saudi working women. This documentaryfeatures a top gyneacologist, a TV news anchor woman, a photographer, and a university professor. It also introducesthe wealthy Prince Al-Waleed, who passionately promotes the acceptance of women into the workforce. He kindly invitesBacklight to his luxury desert camp, but there are no women to be found - only thousands of men.
During breaktime, Dara and Nader have a fierce argument about a torn exercise book that the former has given back to the latter. There are two possible outcomes, which the film shows one after the other. One is that Dara wants to get his own back, and the two boys start a violent fight; the other is that they work together to mend the exercise book with a little glue.
Sleep contains nutritional and biological information from Dr. James Rouse and combines it with yoga-inflected meditation and relaxation techniques from workout guru Rodney Yee. In addition to assisting viewers in getting quality sleep, this tape will help relieve stress.
A half-hour documentary about the prevention, care and maintenance of Diabetes in First Nations communities. The film looks at the history and present-day factors contributing to the fastest rising disease amongst Native American and Canadian Aboriginals-diabetes. This is a culturally-sensitive video that not only covers the basics of what diabetes is and how you get it, but talks about factors unique to Native communities. The program explores different ways of preventing diabetes, such as improved diet and exercise as well as reduction of stress. For those with diabetes, the program emphasizes methods of maintaining good health and blood sugar levels.
In Iceland, the first European country to wake up to an economic crash, people became conscience they could and should intervene in society and started demanding more democratic participation. The payment of bank debts by citizens went to referendum. The government was required to appoint and fund a Council to draft a new constitution: it is a citizens’ group - without politicians, lawyers or university professors, they allowed the participation of all stakeholders in the procedure and succeeded on consensually approving a proposal for a new text. Today, in Iceland, citizens are organized in associations and have substantial proposals for a society where everyone can participate. Let’s meet the Icelanders that the media refuse to talk about.
Y2K: Practical Solutions for Home Preparedness is not as slick as some of the other year-2000-problem videos on the market, but it is one of the most levelheaded, informative, and nonalarmist ones available. The idea here is to plainly give you the information you need to successfully survive any difficulties that may arise from Y2K problems.
Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.