DVDs & Videos in ISU Parks Library
Diversity & Ethnic Studies

[African American | American Indian | Asian American | Disabilities | Jewish | LGBT | Latino | Multicultural ]

Did you know... instructors and faculty can check out videos to show in classes; students can check out feature films; DVD players and VCRs are available in the Parks Library Media Center for student use

Disclaimer: This is a dynamic and partial list of diversity-related videos available in (and on order for) Parks Library. Number of titles ordered per category is based on such things as video price, existing collection strength, existence of academic programs in those areas, publishing output, need for curriculum support, and other variables. Check the Library Catalog for descriptions, and to search for other videos in these areas. Comments always welcome!

African American

  • Adrift in the heartland Vide 004 230 (an African American woman and a Muslim Palestinian woman form a friendship)
  • African American cinema: Oscar Micheaux's Within our Gates VIDE 001 972
  • African American cinema: The scar of shame VIDE 001 973
  • African American in WWII Vide 004 638
  • African American lives DVD 001 627 (hosted by Henry Louis Gates; "A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this 4-part PBS series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans  down through American history and back to Africa.")
  • African American religions: the Nation of Islam VIDE 002 536
  • Africans: A triple heritage (9-part series examines indigenous, Islamic, and western influences on African cultures & peoples) Vide 000 874
  • Africans in America: America's Journey through Slavery VIDE 003 004 (4-part series & study guide)
  • After ten years: the court and the schools Vide 003 499 (The 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka ruling, ten years later; "originally aired on the CBS Television Network on May 13, 1964.")
  • Against the odds: the artists of the Harlem renaissance VIDE 002 403
  • Alice Walker (author reads from her works and is interviewed; from 1989) Vide 003 412
  • America beyond the color line DVD 001 021 (with Henry Louis Gates, Colin Powell, Quincy Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Alicia Keys, Maya Angelou, Willie Herenton and others)
  • America in black and white: a question of identity DVD 000 896 (also known by the titles, "What is race" and "Question of identity: what is race")
  • American blackout DVD 002 006
  • Anne Wortham (2-part series; controversial sociologist Wortham on race identity and other topics; interviewed by Bill Moyers) Vide 001 157
  • Another America: documentary Vide 004 272 (examines Korean American and African American relations)
  • Antwone Fisher DVD 000 598
  • At the river I stand (documentary on the 1968 Sanitation Workers strike & the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) Vide 002 208
  • August Wilson Vide 001 160
  • Bahia: Africa in the Americas (documentary on Afro-Brazilian culture, traditions, and religious expression) Vide 002 212
  • Bamboozled DVD 000 747 (Spike Lee)
  • Beloved DVD 000 015
  • Black American conservatism: An exploration of ideas Vide 001 818
  • Black Athena VIDE 002 407
  • Black Des Moines: Voices Seldom Heard VIDE 001 575
  • Black Indians: An American Story Vide 003 732
  • Black is, Black ain't VIDE 002 205
  • Black Panther: San Francisco State on strike DVD 000 925
  • Black poets here & there (poetry readings with commentary; from Ames, Iowa) In Special Collections: Vide 000 017
  • Black power, white backlash Vide 003 501
  • Black press: soldiers without swords DVD 000 919
  • Black religion in the 20th century (Pentecostal movement & Nation of Islam) VIDE 002 536
  • Black theatre: the making of a movement VIDE 002 511
  • Black women on the light dark thang Vide 004 393
  • Blacks & Jews VIDE 002 683
  • Blood of Jesus (early African American cinema, written & directed by Spencer Williams) Vide 003 082
  • Boys from Baraka (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Boyz n the hood DVD 000 776 (2 discs)
  • Brazil: priests, samba dancers, & mulattos (documentary profiles lives of African-descent women in Bahia and Rio de Janeiro) VIDE 002 925
  • Brother Minister: The assassination of Malcolm X Vide 002 215
  • The Buried Mirror (5-part series; Mexican author Carlos Fuentes narrates the history of Spaniards in the Americas and the creation of mestizo and mulato New World cultures) Vide 001 812
  • Catfish in black bean sauce DVD 000 913 (two Vietnamese refugees adopted by an African American couple face identity issues when reunited with their birth mother)
  • Century of Black cinema DVD 000 943
  • Chicken legs and peanut oil: a memory of Dr. George Washington Carver DVD 001 905; located in ISU Special Collections / Archives
  • Cinematic jazz of Julie Dash VIDE 002 793
  • Citizen King DVD 000 968 (MLK)
  • Civil Rights Movement: Primary Sources (6-part series, including A Study in Desegregation: Clinton, Tennessee,1957 (Vide 003 496); Mississippi & the Black Vote, 1962 (Vide 003 497); The Color Line on Campus, 1963 (Vide 003 498); Ten Years after Brown: The Court and the Schools, 1964 (Vide 003 499); Segregation, Northern-Style, 1964 (Vide 003 500); Black Power, White Backlash, 1966 (Vide 003 501)
  • Classified X DVD 000 790 (depiction of African Americans in US cinema)
  • Color adjustment VIDE 001 819
  • Color line on campus Vide 003 498
  • Coming to America (Eddie Murphy comedy) Vide 001 948
  • Compensation Vide 004 618 (film by Zeinabu Irene Davis)
  • Conjure women VIDE 002 828
  • Cora unashamed Vide 003 381
  • Crooklyn VIDE 002 863
  • Dark Passages (Atlantic slave trade documentary) Vide 003 288
  • Daughters of the dust Vide 002 758
  • Democracy and struggles / Let freedom ring (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Democracy in a different voice (Lani Guinier) VIDE 002 214
  • Digging for slaves VIDE 002 462
  • Dinka diaries (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Disappearing Acts DVD 000 433
  • Dutchman VIDE 001 815
  • The entrepreneurs (Ebony/Jet guide to Black excellence, featuring John H. Johnson, Joshua Smith, and Oprah Winfrey, and Charlene Perrone) VIDE 002 776
  • Ethnic notions VIDE 002 204
  • Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement (14-part series now on 7 DVDs) DVD 001 683
  • Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 (the original 6-part series with guide) VIDE 000 838
  • Eyes on the Prize II: America at the Crossroads, 1965-1985 (8-part series with guide; follow-up to original series listed above) VIDE 001 301
  • Faith Ringgold: The last story quilt VIDE 002 840
  • Faith Ringgold paints Crown Heights VIDE 002 839
  • Family across the sea VIDE 002 207
  • Fatal contradiction: A war to end slavery (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Femmes aux yeux ouverts / Women with Open Eyes (social conditions of sub-Saharan African (Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal and Benin) women, including controversial topics such as forced marriage & female circumcision) Vide 002 510
  • Fire eyes: Female circumcision (by Somali filmmaker Soraya Mire) VIDE 003 358
  • Fires in the mirror (Crown Heights African American - Jewish conflict) VIDE 001 983
  • Flyers in search of a dream (documentary on early African American aviators) Vide 001 `400
  • For my people: The life & writing of Margaret Walker Vide 003 229
  • Four Little Girls  DVD 000 437 (Dir. Spike Lee)
  • Frantz Fanon: Black skin, white mask VIDE 002 509
  • Freedom on my mind VIDE 002 145
  • From dreams to reality a tribute to minority inventors VIDE 002 784
  • Furious flower: Conversations with African American Poets (4-part series; conversations with 25 important contemporary poets) VIDE 003 155
  • Get on the bus (Spike Lee & Million Man March) VIDE 002 789
  • The Gods must be crazy (award-winning African comedy about a San hunter) Vide 001 103 1990
  • Goin' to Chicago VIDE 001 861
  • Healers of Ghana Vide 002 389
  • I have a dream (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Lincoln Memorial speech from August 1963) VIDE 001 324
  • I shall not be removed: the life of Marlon Riggs VIDE 002 714
  • Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice VIDE 001 288
  • Illusions (dir. Julie Dash) VIDE 002 804
  • In and out of Africa (documentary on the selling of West African art in the United States) Vide 002 547
  • In Black and white: conversations with African American writers (Six-part series: Toni Morrison, Gloria Naylor, Alice Walker, Charles Johnson, John Wideman, August Wilson) VIDE 002 128
  • In darkest Hollywood: cinema & apartheid (2-part series) Vide 002 013
  • In remembrance of Martin (documentary tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) VIDE 001 110
  • In search of the dream (6-part series; social, political, cultural and economic life of African Americans from 1619-present) VIDE 001 845
  • Interview with Louis Farrakhan VIDE 002 831
  • James Baldwin: The price of the ticket VIDE 001 821
  • Joe's Bed-Stuy barbershop (order cancelled, 7/98; cost prohibitive... )
  • John Brown's Holy War Vide 003 251
  • John Edgar Wideman (author reads from his works, and is interviewed) Vide 003 447
  • Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice & Glory: The American Experience Vide 003 221
  • Jungle fever VIDE 002 837
  • Kindred spirits: Contemporary African American artists VIDE 002 348
  • Kwanzaa: a cultural celebration VIDE 002 464
  • Langston Hughes: the dream keeper VIDE 001 268
  • Latin & African Americans: friends or foes? Vide 003 227
  • The Leaders (Ebony/Jet guide to Black excellence) VIDE 002 777
  • Listening to the silence Vide 002 582 (music and children's games from Ghana)
  • Lost city of Zimbabwe VIDE 002 466
  • Lucille Clifton (poet reads from her works, and is interviewed) Vide 003 430
  • Malcolm X (dir. Spike Lee) VIDE 002 794
  • Malcolm X (documentary) VIDE 001 989
  • Malcolm X: El Hajj Malik El Shabazz VIDE 001 603
  • Malcolm X: Make It Plain VIDE 002 130
  • Marian Anderson Vide 001 816
  • Martin Luther King, Jr: Leading America to the promised land Vide 003 494
  • Martin Luther King, Jr: The Legacy Vide 003 475
  • Martin's lament: religion & race in America Vide 002 835
  • Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry Vide 005 473
  • Mazamorreo:  In Search of Memory (Afro-Colombian communities) DVD 002 466
  • Miss Evers' Boys DVD 000 434
  • Mississippi Masala Vide 003 116
  • Mo' better blues Vide 002 757
  • Murder of Emmett Till DVD 000 681
  • Nappy VIDE 002 887
  • Not Just Passing Through  Vide 003 820 (multicultural documentary of "lesbian courage and creativity," including Mabel Hampton, Marge McDonald, June Chan, the Lesbian Herstory Archives, and more)
  • Pain, passion & profit Vide 002 026 (documentary on women merchants in Africa)
  • Racism in America Vide 002 458
  • Reconstruction: The Second Civil War DVD 001 112
  • The road to Brown VIDE 001 820
  • Roots (6-part series of Alex Haley work) Vide 000 591
  • Roots of Resistance: A Story of the Underground Railroad VIDE 001 287
  • Roots of Rhythm (3-part series; African diaspora music in the Caribbean, esp. Cuba; hosted by Harry Belafonte) VIDE 002 947
  • Palenque: un canto (African heritage of Colombia) VIDE 002 469
  • Paule Marshall (author reads from her works, and is interviewed) Vide 003 411
  • Place of rage (Angela Davis, June Jordan, Alice Walker, and Trinh T. Minh-ha discuss racism) VIDE 002 802
  • Praise house (dir. Julie Dash) VIDE 002 807
  • Question of color (color consciousness in Black America) VIDE 002 715
  • Religion, rap and the crisis of Black leadership: Cornel West VIDE 002 452
  • Richard Wright: Black Boy VIDE 002 717
  • Running with Jesse (documentary on Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign) VIDE 001 399
  • Safe Harbor (documentary of Underground Railroad and western Pennsylvania) (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Sankofa VIDE 002 414
  • Say Parsley (Di perejil) DVD 002 491
  • School daze Vide 002 755
  • Second American Revolution VIDE 000 975
  • Secrets of Chocó (Documentary on the exploitation of the Chocó rainforest of Colombia, and its impact on the lives of the Afro-Colombians and indigenous peoples who live there) Vide 003 828
  • She's gotta have it Vide 002 754
  • Slavery and the making of America (3-part series) DVD 000 986
  • Songs are free: Bernice Johnson Reagon VIDE 002 836
  • Sonia Sanchez (poet reads from her works, and is interviewed) Vide 003 448
  • Sorcerers of Zaire Vide 002 392
  • Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr VIDE 001 525
  • Steppin' VIDE 002 783
  • That Rhythm, Those Blues VIDE 001 284
  • These hands (documentary on women workers in Tanzania) Vide 002 684
  • This far by faith VIDE 002 430
  • Treemonisha: an opera in three acts (Scott Joplin work) Vide 001 546
  • Tuskegee Airmen  DVD 000 436
  • Untold story of Emmett Louis Till DVD 002 497
  • Verso negro (Black Afro-Caribbean poetry, Harlem Renaissance and contemporary Caribbean and Puerto Rican poets) Vide 003 798
  • Voices of Civil Rights (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Voices of the Orishas (Afrocuban beliefs and santería) VIDE 002 203
  • Voyage of La Amistad: A Quest for Freedom (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • W.E.B. Du Bois: A biography in four voices VIDE 002 517
  • W.E.B. Du Bois of Great Barrington VIDE 001 817
  • When the levees broke: A requiem in four acts (Hurricane Katrina, race & class divisions) DVD 001 950
  • When we were Kings (Muhammad Ali & George Forman documentary) Vide 003 289
  • Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad DVD 001 016
  • Wild women don't have the blues VIDE 002 382
  • William Julius Wilson Vide 001 152
  • With all deliberate speed (Brown vs Board of Education) DVD 001 667
  • Women with open eyes VIDE 002 510
  • Wonders of the African World (controversial 3-part documentary with Henry Louis Gates) Vide 003 182
  • Yusef Komunyakaa (poet reads from his works, and is interviewed) Vide 003 421
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    American Indian (North & South)

  • America by design (contrasts Indian and western concepts of land tenure, ownership, and use in the U.S.) Vide 000 962
  • American Indian Dance Theatre: finding the circle VIDE 002 099
  • America's great Indian leaders VIDE 002 780
  • America's Indian heritage (examines prehistoric earthworks and mounds) Vide 002 019
  • And woman wove it in a basket VIDE 002 028
  • Arctic to Amazonia VIDE 002 472
  • Artistry, spirit and beauty: Great Basin weavers VIDE 002 734
  • Being Zapotec DVD 002 463
  • Black Indians: An American Story Vide 003 732
  • Blood tests: Native American gamble VIDE 002 774
  • Bones of contention: Native American archaeology VIDE 002 842
  • The Buried Mirror (5-part series; Mexican author Carlos Fuentes narrates the history of Spaniards in the Americas and the creation of mestizo and mulato New World cultures) Vide 001 812
  • Carved from the heart VIDE 003 152
  • Cheyenne: Indians of the Plains (from Great Native American Nations, 6-part series) (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Chiapas: The Inside Story (alternate title: Chiapas: Landscape after Battle) Vide 003 490
  • Chief of the Cherokee Nation (Wilma P. Mankiller) VIDE 002 788
  • Children of Wind River VIDE 002 253
  • Clash of cultures on the Great Plains, 1865-1890 Vide 003 491
  • Closing the Circle: the people today VIDE 002 560
  • Columbus didn't discover us VIDE 002 471
  • Crazy Horse: the last warrior Vide 003 290
  • Dakota conflict Vide 002 759
  • Dakota exile Vide 002 760
  • Dance Me Outside VIDE 003 092
  • Dance to souls departed VIDE 002 769
  • Dancing in moccasins: Keeping Native American traditions alive VIDE 002 459
  • Dancing with the bear: Lilly Baker and the Maidu legacy Vide 002 733
  • Day of the Dead Vide 003 489
  • The Desert is no lady VIDE 002 525
  • The Devil's Dream (Documentary on "... the economic and political oppression of Mayan peasants who are exploited by wealthy landowners and brutally repressed by the military in Guatemala") Vide 003 532
  • Empty promises, empty nets VIDE 002 562
  • Encuentro con los pueblos indígenas de Colombia / Encuentro with the Indigenous Peoples of Colombia ("... the true faces behind the War on Drugs: indigenous communities struggling to sustain themselves in an atmosphere of violence") Vide 003 723
  • 500 Nations (8-part video series) Vide 003 197
  • False Traditions, False Idols (documentary of artist Charlene Teeter) Vide 003 765
  • Flames in the Forest (Documentary on the fight of Ecuadorean Amazon Indians against international oil exploration of their lands) Vide 003 486
  • Food for the ancestors (indigenous Mexican food customs & traditions, esp. those of the Days of the Dead) Vide 003 747
  • Forging Peace in Guatemala (Documentary of 3 contemporary Mayan women & the Guatemalan civil war) Vide 003 492
  • From the roots: California Indian basket weavers VIDE 002 537
  • Gerald Vizenor VIDE 002 772
  • Geronimo & the Apache Resistance: The American Experience VIDE 001 298
  • Great Indian Wars (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Guatemala: Roads of Silence (Documentary "... examines the plight of Guatemalan Indian peasants victimized by the government's counterinsurgency program which has led many Guatemalans to go into exile or to become internal refugees inside the country.") Vide 003 533
  • Honey Moccasin Vide 003 208
  • Huichol: sacred pilgrimmage to Wirikuta (religious practices of the Huichol Indians of Mexico) Vide 002 832
  • Huichols & Pesticides Vide 003 478
  • In the white man's image (deals with Carlisle School for Indians) Vide 002 020
  • In whose honor? (deals with sports mascots issue) VIDE 003 101
  • Incident at Oglala: the Leonard Peltier Story VIDE 003 095
  • Indian experience in the 20th century VIDE 002 475
  • Indians, Outlaws, & Angie Debo: The American Experience VIDE 001 294
  • Inipi:  Breath of Life (sweat lodge ceremony) DVD 002 465
  • Invisible Indians: Mixtec Farmworkers in California Vide 003 827
  • Iroquois: Indians of the Northeast (from Great Native American Nations, 6-part series) (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Ishi, the last Yahi (documentary history of Yahi Indians of California) Vide 002 029
  • It starts with a whisper VIDE 002 792
  • James Welch VIDE 002 773
  • Joy Harjo (poet reads from her works, and is interviewed) Vide 003 452
  • Kusah Hakwaan: An Alaskan Tlingit Indian Legend DVD 000 661
  • Lacandona: The Zapatistas & the rainforest of Chiapas Vide 003 516
  • Lakota Sioux: Indians of the Plains (from Great Native American Nations, 6-part series) (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee Vide 003 319
  • The Land is Ours VIDE 002 552
  • Last of the Karaphuna (explores ancient and contemporary Carib Indian life) Vide 003 383
  • Last Stand at Little Big Horn: The American Experience (narrated by N. Scott Momaday) Vide 003 253
  • Leslie M. Silko VIDE 002 612
  • Louis Owens: State of Being (interviews with Owens and Evelina Zuni Lucero) Vide 003 769
  • Louise Erdrich & Michael Dorris (early interviews with the authors, circa 1988) Vide 001 183
  • Make my people live: the crisis in Indian health VIDE 001 023
  • Making Waves (documentary on popular video in Bolivia, including ".... the only Quechua language news and cultural program shown on Bolivian TV") Vide 003 476
  • Matter of respect VIDE 002 468
  • Matter of trust: Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission VIDE 002 563
  • Mayan voices: American lives Vide 003 268
  • Medicine River VIDE 003 111
  • The Mission (feature film on the Guarani Indians of Paraguay and 18th century Jesuit missionaries) Vide 001 059
  • My strength is from the fish VIDE 002 561
  • N. Scott Momaday VIDE 002 611
  • The Native Americans Vide 003 495
  • Natural Connections ("Perhaps one of the most unusual drug prevention programs in the country, Natural Connections, at the Institute of American Indian Art in Santa Fe, explores the healing, spirituality, ceremonials, and rituals.") Vide 003 764
  • Naturally Native Vide 003 733
  • Navajo: Indians of the Southwest (from Great Native American Nations, 6-part series) (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Navajo Code Talkers Vide 003 131
  • Navajo talking picture Vide 002 790
  • Nomads of the rainforest (documentary on the contemporary Waorani Indians of Ecuador, whose traditional way of life is threatened by multinationals and oil industries) Vide 002 297
  • La ofrenda: The Days of the Dead (explores the Indian traditions behind the Mexican and Mexican American celebration of the Days of the Dead) VIDE 002 554
  • Pablita Velarde: Golden Dawn (also known as Golden Dawn) Vide 003 766
  • Los Pastores (Christmas morality play and Hispanic & Indian folk traditions in New Mexico) Vide 004 048
  • Paradise lost: traditional cultures at risk (Caribou Indians of Canada, and other cultures are examined) Vide 002 971
  • The peyote road: ancient religion in contemporary crisis Vide 003 204
  • Pocahontas (Disney does history; suitable for classroom deconstruction) Vide 002 505
  • The Poison People (Documentary on the Zuruaha tribe of the Brazilian Amazon, and the destruction of the rainforest in which they live) Vide 003 477
  • Popol vuh: the creation myth of the Maya Vide 002 990
  • Pow wow highway Vide 003 119
  • Pueblo peoples: first contact Vide 002 030
  • Richard Cardinal: cry from a diary of a Métis child Vide 003 132
  • Right to be (Lakota journalist Harriet Skye) VIDE 001 997
  • Rigoberta Menchú: broken silence VIDE 002 479
  • River people: behind the case of David Sohappy VIDE 001 996
  • Rules of the Game DVD 002 506
  • Sacred Spirit: The Lakota Sioux, past and present Vide 000 493
  • Sam English: For All My Relations (also known as For All My Relations) Vide 003 768
  • Savagery & the American Indian (2-part series, including Wilderness and Civilization) Vide 003 469
  • Science or sacrilege: Native Americans, archaeology, and the law VIDE 002 548
  • Search for the first Americans (examines possible prehistoric migrations across the Bering Strait or elsewhere) Vide 002 000
  • Seasons of the Salish Vide 002 553
  • Secrets of Chocó (documentary on the exploitation of the Chocó rainforest of Colombia, and its impact on the lives of the Afro-Colombians and indigenous peoples who live there) Vide 003 828
  • Secrets of the Little Big Horn VIDE 002 017
  • Seminoles:  Indians of the Southeast (from Great Native American Nations, 6-part series) (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Shawnee:  Indians of the Midwest (from Great Native American Nations, 6-part series) (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas Vide 003 530
  • Smoke Signals VIDE 003 121
  • Song journey VIDE 002 523
  • Spirit of the dawn VIDE 002 523
  • Spirit of the Kuna Yala Vide 003 359
  • Spirits of the jaguar (Explores pre-Columbian Mayan, Aztec, and Taino cultures) Vide 003 361
  • Surviving Columbus: the story of the Pueblo people Vide 003 222
  • T.C. Cannon: One Who Stands in the Sun (also known as One Who Stands in the Sun: The Art of TC Cannon) Vide 003 763
  • Teaching Indians to be white VIDE 002 474
  • Thieves of time (protecting burial grounds) VIDE 002 018
  • Tony Abeyta: Contemporary Traditions in Paint Vide 003 761
  • Trinkets & Beads (documentary on the Huaorani Indians of the Ecuadorean Amazon, and their struggle against multinational oil companies) Vide 003 363
  • Vincent Craig: Weaver of Tales, Tears & Laughter Vide 003 762
  • Vision and Spirit: Raymond Jonson and the Transcendental Painting Group Vide 003 767
  • Wacipi pow wow Vide 002 761
  • We are Kuna / Am Tulemarbi Vide 003 488
  • We Pray with Tobacco Vide 003 760
  • The West (9-part series; manifest destiny history and consequences) VIDE 002 457
  • Winds of time: the Anasazi culture VIDE 002 252
  • Wiping the tears of 7 generations (history of the Lakota people) Vide 003 194
  • Wisconsin powwow: Naamikaaged: Dancer for the people (2 video set) VIDE 002 634
  • Woman of courage / Qamasan warmi (Bolivian fiction film "... based on Gregoria Apaza's story [of] an indigenous woman hero linked to Andrés Tupac Amaru's circle of relatives who participated in the uprising against the Spanish conquerors in 1781") Vide 003 487
  • Your humble serpent: the wisdom of Reuben Snake Vide 003 193
  • Zapatista Women / Las compañeras tienen grado (Documentary on "... indigenous women in the Zapatista guerrilla forces") Vide 003 485
  • [African American | American Indian | Asian American | Disabilities | Jewish | LGBT | Latino | Multicultural ]

    Asian American

  • Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation Vide 003 644
  • a.k.a. Don Bonus (dir. Spencer Nakasako and Sokly Ny) (Details the struggles of Cambodian American teenager Sokly Ny (the "a.k.a. Don Bonus" of the title) and his family's struggles to adapt to resettlement in the US.) Vide 003 639
  • Ancestors in the Americas (2-part series; history of Asian American immigration to the Americas, 16th-19th centuries, including Chinese, Filipino, & South Asian American stories) Vide 003 183
  • Angel Island: A Story of Chinese Immigration Vide 003 830
  • Another America: documentary Vide 004 272 (examines Korean American and African American relations)
  • Arthur Sze (poet reads from his work, and is interviewed) Vide 003 443
  • Asianization of America Vide 006 188
  • Assimilation: A Simulation (dir. Windy Chien) (Short film explores "beauty" and gender roles) Vide 003 641
  • Being Hmong Means Being Free Vide 003 857
  • Between the Lines: Asian American Women's Poetry Vide 003 811
  • Blue Collar and Buddha (dir. Taggart Siegel; Laotian community in Rockford, IL struggles against hate crimes) Vide 003 635
  • Bui doi: Life like Dust (Gritty film documents life in the US for young Vietnamese Americans involved in gangs) Vide 003 643
  • Catfish in black bean sauce DVD 000 913 (two Vietnamese refugees adopted by an African American couple face identity issues when reunited with their birth mother)
  • Chan is missing Vide 003 066
  • The Cheat (Cecil B. DeMille, stereotypical depiction of Asians in Hollywood cinema) Vide 002 366
  • Children of the Camps (WWII Japanese American internment) Vide 003 652
  • A Chinatown banquet (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Chinese Americans: Living in two worlds Vide 003 803
  • Choosing Sides: I remember Vietnam DVD 001 218 (Hear stories from ordinary people who made extraordinary life and death choices during the Vietnam War.)  
  • Color of Honor: The Japanese American Soldier in WWII (documentary of the WWII Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team, "the most decorated military unit in US history") Vide 003 841
  • Coming out under fire (dir. by Arthur Dong) Vide 003 517
  • Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War Vide 003 267
  • Death of a shaman Vide 004 729 ("A young Mien woman from Sacramento, California (Fahm Saeyang) undertakes an emotional and moving personal journey retracing her family's immigration to America from the mountains of Southeast Asia.")  
  • Desi: South Asians In New York Vide 003 846
  • Dim sum: a little bit of heart Vide 001 061
  • Dreaming Filipinos Vide 004 730 ("This comedy-satire looks at cultural imperialism in the Philippines and the resulting Filipino identity with its preoccupation with being American.")
  • Dupont Guy: The Schiz of Grant Avenue ("... one of Asian American cinema's seminal achievements," Curtis Choy's 1976 documentary of San Francisco's Chinatown) Vide 003 854
  • East of Occidental (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Eat a bowl of tea Vide 003 115
  • En ryo identity: a reclamation Vide 004 728 ("This experimental documentary addresses the complexities inherent in establishing and asserting a biracial identity. Berges also explores mainstream media constructions and stereotypical images of Asian American identity juxtaposed with Hollywood representations of Asians. He also interviews his Japanese American grandmother on her internment camp experiences.") 
  • Family gathering VIDE 001 296
  • Fighting grandpa (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Filipino Americans: discovering their past for the future VIDE 002 895
  • Fire on the water (conflict between Vietnamese refugees and Texas shrimp fishermen) VIDE 000 686
  • First person plural (documentary on South Korean orphans adopted in the 1960s by white Americans) Vide 003 653
  • Forsaken Fields (documentary on Japanese Americans and the WWII internment camps) Vide 003 856
  • Fourth Dimension (dir. by Trinh T. Minh-ha) Exploration of Japanese culture, art and rituals. Vide 003 817
  • From a different shore: the Japanese-American experience VIDE 002 585
  • Good for her (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Hapa : one step at a time Vide 004 727 ("Marathon runner Midori Sperandeo talks personally about her biracial heritage and reflects on the phenomenon of being biracial, with interviews from a number of ethnically mixed-raced people with additional viewpoints.") 
  • Hawaii's Last Queen Vide 003 216
  • History and memory: For Akiko & Takashige VIDE 002 803
  • Home (profiles of two young Indian and Indian American women) Vide 003 852
  • In No One's Shadow: Filipinos in America Vide 003 640
  • Japanese American Women: A Sense of Place (deconstructs stereotypes of Japanese & Asian women) Vide 003 810
  • Jodie: An icon (dir. by Pratibha Parmar) (examines lesbian iconic status of actress Jodie Foster's roles) Vide 003 399
  • Joy Luck Club VIDE 003 129
  • Killing Fields VIDE 001 066
  • Knowing her place (examines conflicting roles of traditional Indian women and Indian women in the U.S.) Vide 002 967
  • Korean Americans VIDE 002 586
  • Letter Back Home (teenage Laotian and Cambodian youth in San Francisco) Vide 003 842
  • Licensed to kill (dir. by Arthur Dong) VIDE 002 919
  • Lorna Dee Cervantes & Shirley Geok-lin Lim VIDE 003 103
  • M. Butterfly VIDE 001 995
  • Maya Lin: a strong clear vision VIDE 002 231
  • Memory / all echo (dir. by Yunah Hong) ("... based on selections from late Korean-American writer Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictée...") Vide 003 815
  • Meo (Hmong in northwest Laos) VIDE 001 827
  • Mighty warriors of comedy  (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Mississippi Masala Vide 003 116
  • Mitsuye & Nellie: Asian American poets VIDE 002 805
  • My America ... or, Honk if you love Buddha Vide 003 308
  • My Mother Thought She was Audrey Hepburn Vide 003 633
  • Nation of Immigrants: The Chinese-American experience Vide 003 378
  • New Faces on Main Street (Southeast Asian and Latino immigrants in Wisconsin and the Midwest) VIDE 002 902
  • New Puritans: The Sikhs of Yuba City (history of Sikhs in California in the early 20th century) Vide 003 847
  • Not Black or White (profiles Asian American actresses Lela Lee, Amy Hill, and Ming-Na, and examines media stereotypes) Vide 003 651
  • Not Just Passing Through (multicultural documentary of "lesbian courage and creativity," including Mabel Hampton, Marge McDonald, June Chan, the Lesbian Herstory Archives, and more) Vide 003 820
  • Out of the poison tree (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Pacific century VIDE 001 648
  • Pak Bueng On fire (dir. Supachai Surongsain) (Two young Thai immigrants struggle to make it in Los Angeles while dodging the INS) Vide 003 634
    Place of rage (Angela Davis, June Jordan, Alice Walker, and Trinh T. Minh-ha discuss racism) VIDE 002 802
  • Red white blue November Vide 004 726 ("Tells the history of the Thao family: their life in Laos, their flight from there and resettlement in Fresno, California, and how their lives were forever changed when a son was murdered one November.")  
  • Qiu tian de tong hua : An autumn's tale DVD 001 156 ("Jennifer, a young woman from Hong Kong, comes to New York to study and join her boyfriend, only to find that he has a new girlfriend.")  
  • Reflections: Return to Vietnam Vide 003 671
  • Roots in the Sand (dir. Jayasri Majumdar Hart; history of Sikh, Muslim, and Hindu immigrants in early 20th-century California) Vide 003 851
  • Saheri's choice (traditional Indian marriage customs, including arranged marriages) Vide 002 965
  • Saigon, U.S.A. (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Searching for Asian America (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Searching for Go-Hyang Vide 003 206
  • Shattering the silences (interviews with 8 prominent minority scholars) VIDE 002 711
  • Silence broken: Korean comfort women (documentary about "... Korean women forced into sexual servitude" by the Japanese army during WWII) Vide 003 650
  • The slanted screen (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Slaying the dragon VIDE 002 025
  • Spencer Nakasako's triology DVD 001 289 (Trilogy includes: AKA Don Bonus; Kelly loves Tony; Refugee / Vietnamese Youth Development Center) 
  • Split Horn: Life of a Hmong Shaman in America Vide 003 850
  • Starting Over: Japanese Americans After the War Vide 003 848
  • Stories of Maxine Hong Kingston VIDE 001 778
  • Story of Vinh (chronicles the story of the son of a US serviceman and Vietnamese mother)
  • Surname Viêt Given Name Nam (dir. Trinh T. Minh-ha) Vide 003 210
  • Talking back to your television : video art & activism (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Through the Milky Way (dir. by Yunah Hong) ("... experimental video focuses on a Korean woman's experience of emigrating to Hawaii at the turn of the century...") Vide 003 814
  • Time of fear (Japanese American WWII relocation camps documentary) (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • TL Xmas / School Daze / Home (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Turbans ("... the inner struggles of an Asian Indian immigrant family torn between their cultural traditions and the desire for social acceptance in America" in Astoria, Oregon circa 1918) Vide 003 654
  • Unbidden voices (dir. by Praina Paramita Parasher & Deb Ellis) (documentary of an Indian woman who makes poori bread in a Chicago restaurant) Vide 003 812
  • Vietnam, a television history VIDE 000 315
  • Vietnamese-Americans (2-part series, including The Fall of Saigon and the South Vietnamese Exodus to America, and The New Generation: Vietnamese-Americans Today) Vide 003 470
  • Voices of the morning (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Wedding banquet VIDE 002 192
  • Who killed Vincent Chin? Vide 002 613
  • Whose children are these? (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • World Beneath the War (documentary of how one Vietnamese village & its population survived the war - by tunneling underground) Vide 003 853
  • Xích-lô (dir. M. Trinh Nguyen. Vietnamese American woman returns to Ho Chi Minh City to search for family history and her own identity) Vide 003 642
  • [African American | American Indian | Asian American | Disabilities | Jewish | LGBT | Latino | Multicultural ]

    Disabilities

  • Across the silence barrier (deafness as a difference, not a "handicap") VIDE 000 121
  • Autism is a world (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Children of a lesser god (feature film on deaf culture) VIDE 001 067
  • Designing environments for everyone VIDE 000 756
  • Dominick and Eugene VIDE 001 196
  • Educating Peter (mainstreaming a Down Syndrome child) VIDE 002 038
  • Finding a voice (a man with cerebral palsy learns to speak) VIDE 001 015
  • Given the opportunity (employees with disabilities) VIDE 001 888
  • People first: serving and employing people with disabilities VIDE 001 979
  • Tell them I'm a mermaid VIDE 000 700
  • [African American | American Indian | Asian American | Disabilities | Jewish | LGBT | Latino | Multicultural ]

    Jewish

  • America and the Holocaust: deceit and indifference VIDE 002 068
  • An interview with Louis Farrakhan (discusses "... Farrakhan's allegedly anti-Semitic statements" and other topics) Vide 002 831
  • Blacks & Jews VIDE 002 683
  • Echoes that remain (Jewish Shtetl life before the Holocaust) Vide 003 199
  • The eye of Vichy / L'Oeil de Vichy (dir. by Claude Chabrol) Vide 003 029
  • Fires in the mirror (Crown Heights African American - Jewish conflict) VIDE 001 983
  • The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (dir. by Vittorio de Sica) Vide 000 331
  • Genocide (from Simon Wiesenthal Center of the Yeshiva University of Los Angeles) Vide 003 198
  • Golden Age of Salsa with Larry Harlow Vide 003 755
  • Gentleman's agreement (Jewish identity and anti-semitism, 1940's Hollywood style) VIDE 002 436
  • Golem: wie er in die Welt kam VIDE 000 419
  • Hélène Cixous VIDE 003 076
  • Holocaust (Holocaust testimonies) VIDE 001 448
  • In her own time (study of Hasidic Jews in Los Angeles) VIDE 002 126
  • Jerusalem: an occupation set in stone? (examines "... conflicting Jewish and Palestinian claims to Jerusalem") Vide 002 913
  • Jews in medieval Spain VIDE 002 959
  • Liberation Vide 003 200
  • The Liberation of KZ Dachau: a documentary Vide 003 357
  • Long way home Vide 003 201
  • Memory of the camps (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • Missing hero: Raoul Wallenberg Vide 000 688
  • Nazi concentration camps (Special Collections: VH-0083)
  • Not in our town (Montana community stands up against racism and anti-semitism) VIDE 002 624
  • Postville: When cultures collide (examines multicultural population of Hasidic Jews, Mexicans, Guatemalans, Russians, & Ukrainians, plus "4th & 5th generation Iowans" living in Postville, Iowa) Vide 003 808 (DVD version currently on order, 9/07)
  • Schindler's list VIDE 002 433
  • Sepharad: Judeo-Spanish VIDE 002 956
  • Shoah (5-part series; Holocaust testimonies) VIDE 000 843
  • The Struggles for Poland (9-part series) Vide 001 416
  • [African American | American Indian | Asian American | Disabilities | Jewish | LGBT | Latino | Multicultural ]

    LGBT

  • Before Night Falls Vide 003 722 (Powerful biographical portrait of Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas)
  • Before Stonewall: the making of a gay and lesbian community Vide 003 006
  • Boys Don't Cry Vide 003 331
  • Brincando el charco: Portrait of a Puerto Rican (Puerto Rican lesbians in the United States) VIDE 002 791
  • Brandon Teena Story Vide 003 318
  • Celluloid closet VIDE 002 542
  • Children's hour (lesbianism, 1960's Hollywood style) VIDE 001 764
  • Choosing children (lesbian parenting issues) Vide 003 005
  • Coming out under fire (dir. by Arthur Dong) Vide 003 517
  • Embracing our sexuality: women talk about sex Vide 003 110
  • From a secret place: America's families cope with the coming out process of gay and lesbian youth (Coming out stories) VIDE 002 808
  • Gay couples: Nature of a relationship VIDE 002 860
  • Gifts from my father Vide 002 940
  • Hide and seek Vide 003 401
  • Homosexuality (2-part series; 1970's Ames gay and lesbian activists talk about life) (SPEC COLL: 000 384)
  • I shall not be removed: the life of Marlon Riggs (biography of the gay black filmmaker) VIDE 002 714
  • Jodie: An icon (dir. by Pratibha Parmar) Vide 003 399 (examines lesbian iconic status of actress Jodie Foster's roles)
  • Last call at Maud's: The Maud's Project Vide 003 011
  • Lavender limelight: lesbians in film Vide 002 914
  • Licensed to kill (dir. by Arthur Dong) VIDE 002 919
  • Looking for a Space: Lesbians and Gay Men in Cuba Vide 003 676
  • Love and Death on Long Island Vide 003 309
  • Mamá... I have something to tell you (documentary on gay & lesbian Latinos coming out to their families) Vide 003 799
  • Mauvaise conduite / Improper conduct (Cuban persecution of homosexuals and "anti-revolutionary" writers) VIDE 002 224
  • Mind If I Call You Sir? DVD 002 504
  • Not Just Passing Through (multicultural documentary of "lesbian courage and creativity," including Mabel Hampton, Marge McDonald, June Chan, the Lesbian Herstory Archives, and more) Vide 003 820
  • Out for a change: Addressing homophobia in women's sports (Women and homophobia in sports) VIDE 002 302
  • Pink triangles: a study of prejudice against lesbians and gay men Vide 003 185
  • Psychotherapy with gay and lesbian clients (5-part series treats topics such as coming out, gay teens, etc.) Vide 002 753
  • Question of equality (Four part video series documenting gay rights movement; includes Pt. 1 "Out Rage '69," dir. by Arthur Dong (covers Stonewall riots and Mattachine Society demonstrations of the 1960s-70s); Pt. 2 "Culture wars," (anti-gay backlash and AIDS crisis); Pt. 3 "Hollow liberty," (or, "Don't ask, don't tell" and other federal directives); and Pt. 4, "Generation Q," gay teens coming of age in a supposedly more open culture and time. VIDE 002 921
  • Stolen moments Vide 003 400
  • Thank God I'm a lesbian VIDE 002 829
  • The times of Harvey Milk Design Reading Rm, Ask at desk: Vide 003 350
  • Wedding banquet VIDE 002 192
  • [African American | American Indian | Asian American | Disabilities | Jewish | LGBT | Latino | Multicultural ]

    Latino

  • Adelante mujeres VIDE 002 524
  • ¿Adiós, patria? The Cuban Exodus (Mariel boatlift & Cuban refugee experience) Vide 003 312
  • Al compás de un sentimiento: la música de Pedro Flores VIDE 002 546
  • American Me Vide 003 310
  • Americano as apple pie (2-part series includes: The Blending of Culture: Latino Influence on America, and Issues of Latino Identity: The Yearning to Be ...) Vide 003 821, Vide 003 822
  • Ana Mendieta: fuego de tierra (documentary on late Cuban American artist who came to the US as an unaccompanied child as part of Operation Pedro Pan, and placed in an orphanage in Dubuque, Iowa) VIDE 002 326
  • And the earth did not swallow him VIDE 002 639
  • Arepa colombiana en Nueva York (Life of an undocumented Colombian street vendor in Jackson Heights, Queens, NY) Vide 003 329
  • Art of Resistance (documentary of contemporary Chicano art, 1960s-present) Vide 006 493
  • Arturo Madrid: challenging Hispanic stereotypes VIDE 002 169
  • Ballad of Gregorio Cortez Vide 003 192
  • La Bamba VIDE 002 526
  • Barry López (author reads from his work, and is interviewed) Vide 003 410
  • Battle of Vieques (US Navy occupation of the Puerto Rican island, Vieques) Vide 003 356
  • Bay of Pigs Vide 003 277
  • Before Night Falls Vide 003 722 (Powerful biographical portrait of Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas)
  • Being Zapotec DVD 002 463
  • Birthwrite: Growing Up Hispanic (interviews with poets & authors Edward Rivera, Rolando Hinojosa, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Tato Laviera, and others) Vide 003 786
  • La boda ("Filmed in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, in Mission, Texas and Shafter, California, this movie follows the life of a migrant community, primarily through the eyes of Elizabeth, whose wedding to Artemio concludes the documentary.") Vide 003 666
  • Border brujo (over the top bilingual performance art from Guillermo Gómez Peña; not for the bilingual faint-hearted!) VIDE 002 557
  • Bowl of Beings VIDE 002 298
  • Bridge over the Caribbean (economic development of Puerto Rico, 1940s-present; including examination of NAFTA) Vide 003 800
  • Brincando el charco: portrait of a Puerto Rican VIDE 002 791
  • The Buried Mirror (5-part series; Mexican author Carlos Fuentes narrates the history of Spaniards in the Americas and the creation of mestizo and mulato New World cultures) Vide 001 812
  • Café con leche Vide 003 325
  • Calle 54 DVD 000 435
  • Celebrando a Colombia (NY video celebrates Colombian culture and traditions) Vide 003 336
  • Changing Tides (Documentary on Cuban balseros in 1994) Vide 003 531
  • Chiapas: The Inside Story (alternate title: Chiapas: Landscape after Battle) Vide 003 490
  • Chicana VIDE 002 801
  • ¡Chicano! The history of the Mexican American civil rights movement (4-part series) VIDE 002 408
  • Chicano Park VIDE 003 086
  • Chulas fronteras / Al mero corazón (Texas border music) VIDE 002 518
  • Colombianos: viva expresión (order canceled; no longer available)
  • Colombians in New Jersey (order canceled; no longer available)
  • Colombians Speak Out about Violence and U.S. Policy DVD 002 464
  • Conversation with Academics about Selena Vide 003 679
  • Crossing borders: a Cuban returns Vide 003 387
  • Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War Vide 003 267
  • ¡Cuba va! The challenge of the next generation VIDE 002 370
  • Cuban excludables ("Depicts the plight of the detainees and the human rights abuses they suffered after the 1980 Mariel Boatlift. Includes criticism by U.S. officials of U.S. policies.") Vide 003 787
  • Cuban Exodus 1980 Vide 003 809
  • Cuban Roots / Bronx Stories ("Highlights the historical journey of a black Cuban family who immigrated from Cuba to the Bronx in 1962.") Vide 003 681
  • Crazy from the heart Vide 003 215
  • Crossover dreams (Classic Rubén Blades musical drama) Vide 003 286
  • Culebra: el comienzo (US Navy occupation of the Puerto Rican island, Culebra) Vide 003 341
  • Day of the Dead Vide 003 489
  • Del otro lado del cristal (Documentary on Operación Pedro Pan, which facilitated the emigration of hundreds of unaccompanied Cuban children from Cuba to the U.S. after the Cuban revolution) Vide 003 389
  • The Desert is no lady VIDE 002 525
  • The Devil's Dream (Documentary on "... the economic and political oppression of Mayan peasants who are exploited by wealthy landowners and brutally repressed by the military in Guatemala") Vide 003 532
  • Dios los cría (Jacobo Morales classic) VIDE 002 764
  • Double Life of Ernesto Gómez ("Focuses on the odyssey of Guillermo Morales Pagán, the son of Puerto Rican freedom fighters Dylcia Pagán and William Morales. With his mother in prison in California and his father in exile in Cuba, Guillermo was adopted and grew to adolescence in Mexico as Ernesto Gómez Gómez. After discovering his original identity he moved to San Francisco to become acq ua inted with his mother and become involved in her cause.") Vide 003 683
  • Dreams Ensnared (Dominican immigration to NYC) Vide 006 494
  • Fear and learning at Hoover elementary VIDE 002 738
  • Fight in the fields: César Chávez and the farmworkers' struggle VIDE 002 640
  • The Flight of Pedro Pan (Documentary on the mass exodus of over 14,000 unaccompanied Cuban children to the U.S. after the Cuban revolution; many of the children were relocated to orphanages and foster homes throughout the U.S.) Vide 003 327
  • Food for the ancestors Vide 003 747
  • For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story DVD 000 439
  • Forging Peace in Guatemala (Documentary of 3 contemporary Mayan women & the Guatemalan civil war) Vide 003 492
  • Getting to Heaven (documentary interviews with Latino immigrants working at a NYC restaurant) Vide 003 823
  • Gary Soto (author / poet reads from his works, and is interviewed) Vide 003 424
  • Golden Age of Salsa with Larry Harlow Vide 003 755
  • La Guagua aérea VIDE 003 107
  • Guatemala: Roads of Silence (Documentary "... examines the plight of Guatemalan Indian peasants victimized by the government's counterinsurgency program which has led many Guatemalans to go into exile or to become internal refugees inside the country.") Vide 003 533
  • Havana: Portrait of Yesteryear (Narrated by Gloria Estefan) Vide 003 326
  • Héroes de otra patria (documents the participation of over 48,000 Puerto Rican soldiers in the Vietnam War) Vide 003 334
  • Hispanic Americans: the second generation VIDE 003 060
  • Hispanic education at the crossroads VIDE 003 057
  • Hispanic entrepreneurs: against all odds Vide 003 228
  • Hispanics in the media VIDE 003 059
  • Hispanics: their differences, myth or fact VIDE 003 056
  • Hispanics: the changing role of women VIDE 003 058
  • Hispanic Magazine's guide to Hispanic excellence VIDE 002 782
  • Home is struggle: historias paralelas (Interviews with Nicaraguan, Chilean, Argentine, and Domincan women immigrants to the U.S.) Vide 003 207
  • How else am I supposed to know I'm alive VIDE 002 724
  • Huichols & Pesticides Vide 003 478
  • Huellas (10 programs about Puerto Rican regions, history, flora, and fauna, hosted by singer Tony Croatto) VIDE 002 869
  • Hunt for Pancho Villa: The American Experience Vide 003 252
  • Imágenes de Puerto Rico VIDE 003 105
  • Images of Faith ("... centuries old tradition in Puerto Rico of using hand-carved santos in Catholic religious practices; depicts an elderly santero and his teenage apprentice") Vide 003 794
  • Images of Mexican Los Angeles (Documents the Mexican presence in Los Angeles and California, 1781-present) Vide 003 355
  • In the Shadow of the Law (highlights the problems of Mexican undocumented immigrants) VIDE 003 055
  • Invisible Indians: Mixtec Farmworkers in California Vide 003 827
  • Last of the Karaphuna (Explores ancient and contemporary Carib Indian life) Vide 003 383
  • Last revolutionary (Fidel Castro) VIDE 002 441
  • Latin & African Americans: friends or foes? Vide 003 227
  • Latin American & Caribbean presence in the United States (part 10 of video series entitled Americas, a 10-part video series by WGBH) VIDE 001 689, video #10
  • Latin Beat: Latino culture in the United States Vide 003 801
  • Latino artists: pushing artistic boundaries VIDE 002 461
  • Latino Hollywood VIDE 002 786
  • Latinos: the life of the spirit VIDE 002 482
  • El legado: A Puerto Rican Legacy (History of the Puerto Rican community in New York City) Vide 003 332
  • Lejanía (classic film examines Cuban-Cuban American relations in one family) VIDE 002 812
  • Lemon Grove Incident VIDE 003 087
  • Life and poetry of Julia de Burgos VIDE 002 614
  • Linda Sara VIDE 003 106
  • Lo que pasó a Santiago (Jacobo Morales classic) VIDE 002 766
  • Lorna Dee Cervantes & Shirley Geok-lin Lim VIDE 003 103
  • Looking for a Space: Lesbians and Gay Men in Cuba Vide 003 676
  • Luis Muñoz Marín: un hombre, un pueblo, un propósito VIDE 002 870
  • Luisa Capetillo: a passion for justice Vide 003 382
  • Making Waves (Documentary on popular video in Bolivia, including ".... the only Quechua language news and cultural program shown on Bolivian TV") Vide 003 476
  • Mamá... I have something to tell you (documentary on gay & lesbian Latinos coming out to their families) Vide 003 799
  • Mambo Mouth VIDE 002 527 (John Leguizamo comedy; monologues & satires of Latino stereotypes - not for the faint-hearted!)
  • Manos a la obra: the story of Operation Bootstrap VIDE 002 538
  • Máquila: A Tale of Two Mexicos Vide 003 788
  • El mariachi VIDE 002 541
  • Mauvaise conduite / Improper conduct VIDE 002 224
  • Mayan voices: American lives Vide 003 268
  • Mazamorreo:  In Search of Memory (Afro-Colombian communities) DVD 002 466
  • Memorias del subdesarrollo (Classic Cuban film examines the 1959 Cuban exodus to the United States) VIDE 002 809
  • Memories of Tata (documentary of director's "... Central American immigrant family") Vide 004 076
  • Mi familia / My Family VIDE 002 575
  • Mi Puerto Rico VIDE 002 544
  • Mi vida loca - My crazy life Vide 003 311
  • Miami-Havana VIDE 002 254
  • Milagro beanfield war VIDE 002 300
  • Mind If I Call You Sir? DVD 002 504
  • My American Girls: A Dominican Story (documentary profiles first generation immigrant family from the Dominican Republic and their US-born daughters) Vide 003 682
  • The Nationalists VIDE 002 615
  • New Faces on Main Street (Southeast Asian and Latino immigrants in Wisconsin and the Midwest) VIDE 002 902
  • Nicolás y los demás (Jacobo Morales classic) VIDE 002 765
  • El norte Vide 004 070
  • Nueba Yol (Dominicans in New York) VIDE 002 721
  • Nueba Yol III: bajo la ley / under the new law (Comedy of a Dominican undocumented immigrant in New York, who struggles with immigration law, the INS, and a green card wedding) Vide 003 330
  • Nuyorican Dream Vide 003 826
  • La ofrenda: The Days of the Dead (explores the Indian traditions behind the Mexican and Mexican American celebration of the Days of the Dead) VIDE 002 554
  • La operación (mass sterilization of Puerto Rican women) VIDE 002 164
  • Pa'lante, siempre pa'lante (documentary on Young Lords) VIDE 002 299
  • Palenque: un canto (African heritage of Colombia) VIDE 002 469
  • Los Pastores (Christmas morality play and Hispanic & Indian folk traditions in New Mexico) Vide 004 048
  • Plena is work, plena is song VIDE 002 539
  • Postville: When cultures collide (examines multicultural population of Hasidic Jews, Mexicans, Guatemalans, Russians, & Ukrainians, plus "4th & 5th generation Iowans" living in Postville, Iowa) Vide 003 808
  • Un pueblo que canta VIDE 002 545
  • Puerto Rico: Art and Identity (Puerto Rican art and artists, 1800s-present) Vide 006 495
  • Puerto Rican mambo: Not a musical (order cancelled, no longer available, 7/98)
  • Puerto Rico, paradise invaded (Examines Commonwealth status, exile & life in New York City, & the Puerto Rican Independence movement) Vide 003 354
  • Puertorriqueños de aquí y de allá Vide 003 807
  • Rafael Hernández, jibarito del mundo VIDE 002 843
  • Recordar=To remember (ordered 4/97; no longer available?)
  • Refugees in our backyard (Salvadoran, Guatemalan, and Nicaraguan refugees in the U.S.) Vide 003 287
  • Requiem 29 (1970 Chicano moratorium) VIDE 002 723
  • Richard Rodriguez: victim of two cultures VIDE 002 167
  • Roots of Rhythm (3-part series; African diaspora music in the Caribbean, esp. Cuba; hosted by Harry Belafonte) VIDE 002 947
  • Salt of the earth VIDE 002 713
  • Los San Patricios (defection of 500 Irish American soldiers from the US Army to the Mexican forces, during the US-Mexican war of 1846) Vide 003 333
  • Santiago (Loíza Aldea patron saint festival) VIDE 002 869
  • Saving Elián (Frontline documentary on Elián González incident & Cuban Americans in Miami, as seen on Frontline) Vide 003 748
  • Say Parsley (Di perejil) DVD 002 491
  • See Me: Five Young Latinas ("Five teen-aged Latinas living in San Francisco's Mission District - most of them recent immigrants from Mexico or Central American countries - talk frankly about their lives, from discrimination and school, experiences with gang activity and violence...") Vide 003 770
  • Ser puertorriqueño: testimonios de nuestra conciencia VIDE 003 108
  • ¿Sí o no? Puerto Rico & the Statehood Question Vide 003 335
  • Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas Vide 003 530
  • Spirits of the jaguar (Explores pre-Columbian Mayan, Aztec, and Taino cultures) Vide 003 361
  • Songs of the homeland: History of Tejano music VIDE 003 104
  • Spanish-speakers & bilingualism VIDE 001 771
  • S.P.I.C. - The Storyboard of my Life DVD 002 500
  • Status of Latina Women VIDE 001 770
  • El Super (Cuban American classic!!) VIDE 002 798
  • Ties that bind: immigration stories (U.S. immigration policy & the Texas-Mexico border region) Vide 003 230
  • Transnational fiesta (Peruvian Andean immigrants in Washington, D.C., and Peruvian customs & traditions) Vide 002 199
  • U.S. - Mexican War (2 part series) VIDE 002 931
  • Verso negro (Black Afro-Caribbean poetry, Harlem Renaissance and contemporary Caribbean and Puerto Rican poets) Vide 003 798
  • Victor Hernández Cruz (poet reads from his work, and is interviewed) Vide 003 451
  • Viva la causa: 500 years of Chicano history VIDE 002 555
  • Vieques ... un largometraje Vide 003 680
  • Vieques: un pueblo forjando futuros Vide 003 686
  • Visa para un sueño (Undocumented migration of Dominicans to Puerto Rico) Vide 003 691
  • Voices of the Orishas (Afrocuban beliefs and santería) VIDE 002 203
  • We are Kuna / Am Tulemarbi Vide 003 488
  • West Side Story (classic stereotypes of Puerto Ricans in Hollywood cinema) VIDE 001 206
  • Woman of courage / Qamasan warmi (Bolivian fiction film "... based on Gregoria Apaza's story [of] an indigenous woman hero linked to Andrés Tupac Amaru's circle of relatives who participated in the uprising against the Spanish conquerors in 1781"] Vide 003 487
  • Women of hope: latinas abriendo camino VIDE 002 470
  • Women of Vieques (documentary depicts political involvement of women protesting Vieques occupation in Puerto Rico) Vide 003 771
  • Yo soy chicano VIDE 002 616
  • Zapatista Women / Las compañeras tienen grado (Documentary on "... indigenous women in the Zapatista guerrilla forces") Vide 003 485
  • The Zapatistas & the rainforest of Chiapas Vide 003 516
  • Zoot suit VIDE 002 617
  • Zoot suit riots Vide 004 291
  • [African American | American Indian | Asian American | Disabilities | Jewish | LGBT | Latino | Multicultural ]

    Multicultural, and Other Groups

  • Adrift in the heartland Vide 004 230 (an African American woman and a Muslim Palestinian woman form a friendship)
  • America non grata DVD 002 461
  • America's multicultural heritage VIDE 002 768
  • The Arab World: Arabs & the West VIDE 002 665 (with Bill Moyers and Charles Issawi)
  • The Arab World: Arabs: Who they are, who they are not VIDE 002 661 (with Bill Moyers, Edward Said, and others)
  • The Arab World: The Bonds of Pride VIDE 002 664 (discussion of Arabic cultures, role of women in Islamic society, humor, and other topics)
  • The Arab World: The Historic Memory VIDE 002 662 (with Bill Moyers, Michael Suleiman and other historians)
  • The Arab World: The Image of God VIDE 002 663 (discussion of Islam and media stereotypes)
  • Black Indians: An American Story Vide 003 732
  • Blacks & Jews VIDE 002 683
  • Blue eyed (Jane Elliott diversity training) VIDE 002 515
  • Born in the USA:  Muslim Americans DVD 001 015
  • Bosnia War Crimes Trial DVD 002 462
  • Brincando el charco: Portrait of a Puerto Rican (Puerto Rican lesbians in the United States)VIDE 002 791
  • The Buried Mirror (5-part series; Mexican author Carlos Fuentes narrates the history of Spaniards in the Americas and the creation of mestizo and mulato New World cultures) Vide 001 812
  • Chiapas: The Inside Story (alternate title: Chiapas: Landscape after Battle) Vide 003 490
  • Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War Vide 003 267
  • Cultural bias in education Vide 003 379
  • Day of the Dead Vide 003 489
  • The Desert is no lady (Pueblo, Navajo, Mexican American women from the southwest) VIDE 002 525
  • Destination America (4-part series examines immigrants and their contributions to building America) (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • The Devil's Dream (Documentary on "... the economic and political oppression of Mayan peasants who are exploited by wealthy landowners and brutally repressed by the military in Guatemala") Vide 003 532
  • Domino: interracial people and the search for identity VIDE 002 460
  • Fires in the mirror (Crown Heights African American - Jewish conflict) VIDE 001 983
  • 5 Girls (dir. by Maria Finitzo; from the producers of Hoop Dreams; stories of "... 5 diverse girls ... who bravely make their way through high school) Vide 003 816
  • Flames in the Forest (Documentary on the fight of Ecuadorean Amazon Indians against international oil exploration of their lands) Vide 003 486
  • Food for the ancestors (Customs of indigenous Mexicans, esp. food traditions of Days of the Dead) Vide 003 747
  • Forging Peace in Guatemala (Documentary of 3 contemporary Mayan women & the Guatemalan civil war) Vide 003 492
  • Gender matters Vide 003 365
  • Global assembly line Vide 003 370
  • Golden Age of Salsa with Larry Harlow Vide 003 755
  • Guatemala: Roads of Silence (Documentary "... examines the plight of Guatemalan Indian peasants victimized by the government's counterinsurgency program which has led many Guatemalans to go into exile or to become internal refugees inside the country.") Vide 003 533
  • Huichols & Pesticides Vide 003 478
  • Human contraband: Selling the American dream Vide 003 832
  • I shall not be removed: the life of Marlon Riggs (biography of the gay black filmmaker) VIDE 002 714
  • Immigrant experience, 1900-1940 Vide 003 819
  • Immigration: Who has access to the American dream? Vide 003 802
  • Interracial marriage: blending the races in America VIDE 002 463
  • Invisible Indians: Mixtec Farmworkers in California Vide 003 827
  • Irish in America: Long journey home (4-part series) Vide 003 371
  • Latin & African Americans: friends or foes? Vide 003 227
  • Letters from Iran DVD 002 531
  • Looking for a Space: Lesbians and Gay Men in Cuba Vide 003 676
  • Lorna Dee Cervantes & Shirley Geok-lin Lim VIDE 003 103
  • Making Waves (Documentary on popular video in Bolivia, including ".... the only Quechua language news and cultural program shown on Bolivian TV") Vide 003 476
  • Mamá... I have something to tell you (documentary on gay & lesbian Latinos coming out to their families) Vide 003 799
  • Matters of race DVD 001 014
  • Mauvaise conduite / Improper conduct (Cuban persecution of homosexual and "anti-revolutionary" writers) VIDE 002 224
  • May the road rise to meet you Vide 003 380
  • Mazamorreo:  In Search of Memory (Afro-Colombian communities) DVD 002 466
  • Mississippi Masala Vide 003 116
  • Mosaic workplace (6-part series on valuing diversity) VIDE 001 862
  • Muslim Americans (Currently on order, 9/07)
  • New Faces on Main Street (Southeast Asian and Latino immigrants in Wisconsin and the Midwest) VIDE 002 902
  • Not Just Passing Through (multicultural documentary of "lesbian courage and creativity," including Mabel Hampton, Marge McDonald, June Chan, the Lesbian Herstory Archives, and more) Vide 003 820
  • Not in our town (Montana community stands up against racism) VIDE 002 624
  • On Strike! Ethnic Studies, 1969-1999 Vide 003 855
  • Out of Ireland Vide 003 372
  • Palenque: un canto (African heritage of Colombia) VIDE 002 469
  • Los Pastores (Christmas morality play and Hispanic & Indian folk traditions in New Mexico) Vide 004 048
  • Place of rage (Angela Davis, June Jordan, Alice Walker, and Trinh T. Minh-ha discuss racism) VIDE 002 802
  • The Poison People (Documentary on the Zuruaha tribe of the Brazilian Amazon, and the destruction of the rainforest in which they live) Vide 003 477
  • Postville: When cultures collide (examines multicultural population of Hasidic Jews, Mexicans, Guatemalans, Russians, & Ukrainians, plus "4th & 5th generation Iowans" living in Postville, Iowa) Vide 003 808 (DVD version currently on order, 9/07)
  • Question of color (color consciousness in Black America) VIDE 002 715
  • Race: the floating signifier Vide 002 751
  • Racism 101 VIDE 001 238
  • Racism in America VIDE 002 458
  • Representation and the media Vide 002 750
  • Rigoberta Menchú: broken silence (Nobel Peace Prize recipient talks about her life, Guatemalan Indians, and indigenous rights) VIDE 002 479
  • Roots of Rhythm (3-part series; African diaspora music in the Caribbean, esp. Cuba; hosted by Harry Belafonte) VIDE 002 947
  • Say Parsley (Di perejil) DVD 002 491
  • Secrets of Chocó (Documentary on the exploitation of the Chocó rainforest of Colombia, and its impact on the lives of the Afro-Colombians and indigenous peoples who live there) Vide 003 828
  • Shattering the silences: the case for minority faculty VIDE 002 711
  • Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas Vide 003 530
  • Skin deep (college students talk about diversity) VIDE 002 388
  • Tales from Arab Detroit (documentary on Arab American community in Detroit) VIDE 002 864
  • Transparency (lives of Muslim women) DVD 002 495
  • Trinkets & Beads (Documentary on the Huaorani Indians of the Ecuadorean Amazon, and their struggle against multinational oil companies) Vide 003 363
  • Verso negro (Black Afro-Caribbean poetry, Harlem Renaissance and contemporary Caribbean and Puerto Ricano poets) Vide 003 798
  • Voices of the Orishas (Afrocuban beliefs and santería) VIDE 002 203
  • Way Home ("64 women come together to share their experiences of oppression through the lens of race. Separated into eight ethnic councils, Indigenous, African-American, Arab, Asian, European-American, Jewish, Latina, and Multiracial, the women explore their stories of identity, oppression, and resistance.") Vide 003 369
  • We are Kuna / Am Tulemarbi Vide 003 488
  • Wedding banquet (comedy about a gay Taiwanese man in New York who tells his family back home he's engaged) VIDE 002 192
  • The West (9-part series; manifest destiny history and consequences) VIDE 002 457
  • Woman of courage (Bolivian fiction film "... based on Gregoria Apaza's story [of] an indigenous woman hero linked to Andres Tupac Amaru's circle of relatives who participated in the uprising against the Spanish conquerors in 1781"] Vide 003 487
  • Zapatista Women / Las compañeras tienen grado (Documentary on "... indigenous women in the Zapatista guerrilla forces") Vide 003 485
  • The Zapatistas & the rainforest of Chiapas Vide 003 516
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