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Thu, 28 Oct 1999 17:24:38 -0500
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How about _Salt of the Earth_?

Scott Andrew Hutchins
Oz, Monsters, Kamillions, and More!

"Militaries are inherently the most corrupt organizations in the world,
simply because their mission is to kill people and break things."

On Thu, 28 Oct 1999 [log in to unmask] wrote:

> Interestingly enough, we just picked up in the past year or so three of my
> favorites on the subject of Resistance -- "The Sorrow and the Pity" by Marcel
> Ophuls, "It Happened Here" by Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Mollo about an
> alternate history where Germany has defeated England, and "Pastor Hall" by
> the Boulting Brothers (a 1940 film based on the experiences of Martin
> Niemoller). They all show the gray areas between resistance, apathy and
> collaboration.
> Then there's "Shoah" of course and a personal favorite, "Weapons of the
> Spirit" (this small town in France called Chambon I believe, who protected
> the Jews just because five hundred or so years ago they had faced
> persecution, was just in the New York Times again yesterday) both about being
> under the Nazi regime.
> Then of course, there are many good documentaries about the Hollywood Ten
> and/or the McCarthy hearings ("Point of Order" being the best on the latter)
> and for civil rights, my favorite is Eyes on the Prize.
> And there must be a few good labor documentaries, but unfortunately Amy is
> not here to remind me of them.
> Dennis Doros
> Milestone Film & Video
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