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Negroes With Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power

Even for those who are quite knowledgeable about the history of the civil rights movement, the name Rob Williams may not be quite as familiar as others associated with this era of American history. This fine site, designed to accompany a recent Independent Lens documentary, will allow visitors to learn about his activities within this turbulent period. Williams is perhaps best-remembered for his...
Riding the Storm: Landslide Danger in the San Francisco Bay Area

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has been developing a series of informative videos for educators and members of the general public, and this online presentation about landslides in the San Francisco Bay Area is a nice addition to this body of work. This particular film looks at the various catastrophic landslides which have affected the region over the past twenty five years, along with...
Teach With Movies

Once upon a time, it might have seemed a bit curious to screen feature films in the classroom. With today's technology, it is quite common, and the Teach With Movies site is a great resource for those looking to integrate moving pictures into their classroom environments. On this website, visitors will find Snippets & Shorts, Sciences, Movie Worksheets, and a substantial variety of other areas....
The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies

The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies is based in Portland, Maine and their mission is "to educate and promote documentary storytellers." The Institute was started in 1973 when a high school English teacher named Pamela Wood founded the organization in Kennebunk. Since then, over 700 students from all over the country and the world have attended Salt. First-time visitors should click on the...
Trailer for film about Flight 93 draws sharp criticism

‘United 93’: Is U.S. ready for a 9/11 film? [Microsoft Windows Media] Theater pulls trailer for ‘United 93’ Four Years on, A Cabin’s-Eye View of 9/11 Tribeca Film Festival 2006...
World Water Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

Grab your popcorn and prepare for a water system world tour with "World Water Day: Must-Watch Documentaries," a list from the Al Jazeera news network. The list features eight documentaries, representative of four continents and four major themes: gender-justice in water systems, disaster relief and prevention, environmental degradation, and aquatic research and exploration. For example, Senegal's...
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