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All My Babies: A Midwife's Own Story
When George C. Stoney was a boy delivering newspapers, he was curious about the black women with black satchels he would spot occasionally on the streets of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, before dawn. Later he learned these early risers were midwives.…
2 videos
How the Myth Was Made
Stoney says he has dumb luck. His grandfather was the doctor on the island in Ireland where the legendary maker of documentary film, Robert Flaherty, shot his film Man of Aran. So Stoney's film, exploring the effects Flaherty's film had…
Planning for Floods
Folk music legend and environmental activist Pete Seeger, in despair over the pollution of his beloved Hudson River, launched a project to clean it up in the sixties. In Hudson Shad, Seeger and others in the "River Keepers", make a…
Under Pressure
Part of the Series: George Stoney Police Films
Targeted toward police officers, this film discusses personal and emotional problems related to the job. Made with Cleveland Police Dept.
The Cry for Help
Teaches police officers how to interact with suicidal individuals. Made with Chicago Police Dept.
The Uprising of '34 - The Southern Cotton Mill Strike of 1934
A startling documentary which tells the story of the General Strike of 1934, a massive but little-known strike by hundreds of thousands of Southern cotton mill workers during the Great Depression. The mill workers' defiant stance -- and the remarkable…
2 videos
George Stoney Police Films
These films are a view of police officers as instruments for social service for all rather than just law enforcement bringing down on criminals the punishment of the law. They were made for use during group discussions where the police…
3 videos
Booked for Safekeeping
Part of the Series: George Stoney Police Films
Designed to help police officers understand how to respond to situations involving people with mental illnesses. Made with New Orleans Police Dept.
The Mask
A film designed to make police officers aware that alcohol can disguise or mask serious physical and mental illnesses. Made with the Cleveland Police Dept.
The Man in the Middle
Part of the Series: George Stoney Police Films
Shows police how they can work more sensitively with the communities they serve. Made with New York City Police Dept.