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HIST 355-04 : History of Human Rights: Videos

Dr. Russell Spinney

Films @ UMBC

The amendments to the Constitution [videorecording] : Bill of Rights and beyond / produced and directed by Rhonda Fabian, Jerry Baber.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 2870

Confronting the truth [videorecording] / produced by York Zimmerman Inc. in association with The United States Institute of Peace [and] The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict.  Media | JC580 .C67 2006

The devil’s miner [videorecording] / a film by Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani ; produced and directed by Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani ; an Urban Landscapes and La Mita Loca Film production in association with Provobis Film, Latino Public Broadcasting.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 4255

Environmentalists under fire [videorecording] : defending those who give the earth a voice / Global Vision ; producer/writer, Stephanie Silber.  Media Stacks | UMVID 4367

Flow [videorecording] : for love of water / a Steven Starr production ; in association with The Group Entertainment ; directed by Irena Salina.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 5752

Ghosts of Abu Ghraib [videorecording] / HBO Documentary Films presents a Moxie Firecracker production ; director/producer, Rory Kennedy ; producer, Liz Garbus ; writer/producer, Jack Youngelson ; produced in association with the Fledgling Fund.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 3892

Globalization & human rights [videorecording] / executive producers, Rory O’Connor, Danny Schechter ; produced in association with the Independent Television Service.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 3947

Ida B. Wells Fannie Lou Hamner [videorecording] : Famous human rights crusaders / TMW Media Group, c2009.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 5599

King Leopold’s ghost [videorecording] / Linden Productions ; produced by Pippa Scott and Glory Friend ; directed by Pippa Scott and Oreet Rees.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 5281

A massacre foretold [videorecording] / Lansdowne Productions ; directed & produced by Nick Higgins.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 3866

No end in sight [videorecording] / Magnolia Pictures ; a Representational Pictures film ; producers, Jennie Amias, Audrey Marrs, Jessie Vogelson ; written, directed, and produced by Charles Ferguson.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 3565

Paul Robeson [videorecording] : citizen of the world / Criterion Collection, c2007 ; directors, Leo Hurwitz, Pen Tennyson ; producer Michael Balcon.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 4318 v.4

State of fear [videorecording] / Skylight Pictures ; a film by Paco de Onís, Peter Kinoy, Pamela Yates ; produced by Paco de Onís ; directed by Pamela Yates.  Media Stacks | UMDVD 3017

Films @ UM

Films@UM consists of over 700 digital videos on a wide variety of subjects which can be used in the classroom or independently. These films are available to University of Maryland (College Park) students, faculty, and staff for viewing, either from one's computer or classroom on campus, or at home via a virtual private network (VPN). Spanning documentaries, public television programming, taped performances, and feature films, Films@UM covers many areas of interest.


  • Civil Rights, Discrimination (35 films)
  • War and International Conflicts (38 films)
  • or browse by geographical area

and you will be able to select, and view from the Priddy Library, some 77 films from the collection.