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Films with: Cohn, Arthur

American dream
In this Academy Award winner for best documentary in 1990, the true-life story of the 1985-1986 workers' strike against Geo. A. Hormel & Company in Austin, Minnesota, is documented from beginning to end. When Geo. A. Hormel & Company made $2 million in profits, then cut its workers' salaries by $2.00 an hour each, the workers had only one option: Go out on strike.
DVD 2624
Behind the sun
Two families, who both grow sugar cane, have been squabbling over the ownership of a piece of land for years. The disagreement then turned violent. The Breveses, a much smaller family, have been suffering more than their rivals and a steady drop in sugar prices has also left the family with little but their pride. When the eldest son of the Breves family is killed, his father orders his next-oldest son to kill one of the Ferreira boys. He finds himself questioning the wisdom of this bloody rivalry, and he ponders his fate while spending time with his younger brother.
DVD 8490
Black and white in color
An irrepressible and timely satire on racism, colonialism, and war. Set in the Ivory Coast during the First World War, a group of French colonials learn that their country is at war with Germany. Spurred on by a capricious moment of patriotism, the Frenchmen decide to attack their German neighbors who reside in a colony up the river.
DVD 1919
Central Station
When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidental death, a lonely, retired school-teacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing. They then embark on a trip to find his father whom he has never met.
DVD 769
Garden of the Finzi-Continis
Set in Italy in 1938, when Mussolini's anti-Semetic edicts began to isolate the Jews from their communities. Among them were the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic Jewish family forced for the first time to acknowledge the world beyond its fenced garden.
DVD 2251
One day in September
"They were billed as the 'Olympics of Peace and Joy' but became the Olympics of terror--Munich 1972. An extreme Palestinian group called Black September held 11 Israeli athletes hostage in the Olympic village while the world looked on, incredulous. Using extraordinary archive footage, music and interviews with those who took part (including the only surviving member of the Black September group), "One day in September" tells the dramatic story of what happened in Munich during those 21 hours."--Container.
DVD 1308