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Passing Girl: Riverside An Essay On Camera Work
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written by Kwame Braun, fl. 1989; directed by Kwame Braun, fl. 1989 and Catherine Cole, 1950-; produced by Kwame Braun, fl. 1989 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1998), 24 mins
At a street festival in West Africa, a young girl is delighted to discover a video camera trained on her. But her exuberant display is quickly cut short when she recognizes that the cameraman has already lost interest in her. But all is well: he has a document of the moment. Video has tipped the balance in another...
written by Kwame Braun, fl. 1989; directed by Kwame Braun, fl. 1989 and Catherine Cole, 1950-; produced by Kwame Braun, fl. 1989 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1998), 24 mins
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Salt Harvesters of Ghana
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directed by Marcia Rock; produced by Marcia Rock and Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, New York University (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 19 mins
This starkly beautiful film exemplifies the burden borne by African women to survive and support their families. The Ghanaian women who live on a lagoon in Ada, mine for salt with their bare hands during the three month-long dry season. Ankle deep in brackish water, they bend, scoop, bag and tote the raw salt, oft...
directed by Marcia Rock; produced by Marcia Rock and Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, New York University (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 19 mins
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The Second Red Line
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directed by Veera Lehto, fl. 2004; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2004), 25 mins
In HIV testing, the second red line indicates a positive result. This film follows two volunteers working with HIV & Aids sufferers in the Buduburam Refugee Camp in Ghana. In the absence of medication, the only thing the volunteers can offer is care, compassion and religious faith.
directed by Veera Lehto, fl. 2004; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2004), 25 mins
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Under the Sun, A Mysterious Death
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written by John Bulmer, 1938- and Sarah Errington, fl. 1981; directed by John Bulmer, 1938-; produced by Sarah Errington, fl. 1981, in Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 50 mins
Kotey, an army electrician, is dead. Poisoned, or so his family in Southern Ghana believes. The doctor rejects the poisoning theory, but believes it could be the work of evil forces. Traditionally, a lavish funeral is essential, and most important is the design of the ornate coffin. Kotey is finally buried in a re...
written by John Bulmer, 1938- and Sarah Errington, fl. 1981; directed by John Bulmer, 1938-; produced by Sarah Errington, fl. 1981, in Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 50 mins
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Disappearing World, Asante Market Women
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directed by Claudia Milne, fl. 1982; produced by Claudia Milne, fl. 1982, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1982), 53 mins
As retailers, wholesalers, and negotiators, Asante women of Ghana dominate the huge Kumasi Central Market amid the laughter, argument, colour and music. The crew of this `Disappearing World' film have jumped into the fray, explored, and tried to explain the complexities of the market and its traders. The success o...
directed by Claudia Milne, fl. 1982; produced by Claudia Milne, fl. 1982, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1982), 53 mins
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RAI Film Festival 2017, Unity: Dress-scapes of Accra
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directed by Mara Lin Visser, fl. 2015; produced by Leiden University, in RAI Film Festival 2017 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 36 mins
This is a film about African fashion in the capital of Ghana. African printed fabrics seem to making a comeback in the fashion system of Accra. While following Allan, a fashion designer and his wife Cynthia, this mosaic film shows the great diversity and hybridity of tailor-made fashion in the city, the variety of...
directed by Mara Lin Visser, fl. 2015; produced by Leiden University, in RAI Film Festival 2017 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 36 mins
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Ghana, Coffins to Order
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directed by Philippe Lespinasse, fl. 2010; produced by Guillame Peres, fl. 2010 and Jean-Luc Millan, fl. 2010 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2010), 53 mins
The Ga of coastal Ghana have been building coffins in the shape of fish, boats, shoes, fruit or cars for nearly half a century. They believe that when their loved ones die, they move on into another life -- and the Ga make sure they do so in style. They honor their dead with brightly colored coffins that celebra...
directed by Philippe Lespinasse, fl. 2010; produced by Guillame Peres, fl. 2010 and Jean-Luc Millan, fl. 2010 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2010), 53 mins
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Riches from the Deep, 2, Dreams of Catches Unlimited
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directed by Terje Dale and Nils Arne Saebo; produced by Kjell Jarle Hoyheim and Knut Midttun, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in Riches from the Deep, 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2000), 1 hour 4 mins
This programme shows how man has harvested the riches of the deep. Dreams of enormous catches have provided the incentive, but dreams are notably nebulous: for some, admittedly, their dreams have come true, but for others they have turned into nightmares. We meet fishermen on the Pacific island of Mitiaro, and wi...
directed by Terje Dale and Nils Arne Saebo; produced by Kjell Jarle Hoyheim and Knut Midttun, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in Riches from the Deep, 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2000), 1 hour 4 mins
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