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Being San
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directed by Michael Duffett, fl. 2001; produced by Michael Duffett, fl. 2001 (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2001), 15 mins
A documentary examining the life of the San people and recording their reactions to the internationally acclaimed feature film, The Great dance : a hunter's story.
directed by Michael Duffett, fl. 2001; produced by Michael Duffett, fl. 2001 (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2001), 15 mins
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Bonus material: Damouré talking about the film Jaguar (FRENCH)
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written by Anne Mette Jørgensen, 1969- and Berit Madsen, fl. 2007; directed by Berit Madsen, fl. 2007 and Anne Mette Jørgensen, 1969- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 6 mins
Jean Rouch is known to many worldwide as a French anthropologist and innovative filmmaker. Much of his work is linked to the birth of cinéma vérité. However, Rouch's fifty-year involvement with a particular group of people in Niger shines a more personal light on his work - one of friendship and collaboration.
written by Anne Mette Jørgensen, 1969- and Berit Madsen, fl. 2007; directed by Berit Madsen, fl. 2007 and Anne Mette Jørgensen, 1969- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 6 mins
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Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 2, Two Ways of Justice
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directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974 and Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017, in Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 52 mins
This documentary, directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, is about stealing goats and making reparation in a Kenyan Maasai village.
directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974 and Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017, in Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 52 mins
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East to West, Season 1, Episode 2, The Triumph of Monotheism
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directed by John Fothergill, 1712-1780, in East to West, Season 1, Episode 2 (Artarmon, New South Wales: Special Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
Today one god is worshipped by two thirds of humanity. It is the culmination of an extraordinary story by which a single deity emerged from a pantheon of thousands in the crucible of religious ideas that was the ancient Middle East. In this episode we trace the birth, development and explosion of the religion of A...
directed by John Fothergill, 1712-1780, in East to West, Season 1, Episode 2 (Artarmon, New South Wales: Special Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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Endangered civilizations, The Dogon of Mali - The Ark of the First Ancestor
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directed by Jean-Pierre Zirn, fl. 1996; produced by Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1995), 52 mins
Between the Sahara and the equatorial rainforest of West Africa, the huge cliff of Bandiagara stretches across a desolate plateau. This vast wall of rock is home to one of the world's most unique civilizations - the Dogon. Their animist beliefs are founded on a refined tradition based on a beautiful legend: the Ar...
directed by Jean-Pierre Zirn, fl. 1996; produced by Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1995), 52 mins
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Family Video #43
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(White Plains, NY: Privately Published, 2011), 31 mins
This field recording, by Frank Salamone, features the daily life of a community in Africa.
(White Plains, NY: Privately Published, 2011), 31 mins
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Fire Eyes: Female Circumcision
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written by Soraya Mire; directed by Soraya Mire (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 57 mins
This powerful and important film is the first to present an African viewpoint on a culturally explosive issue. Somali filmmaker Soraya Mire knows firsthand about the traditional African practice of female genital mutilation. At thirteen she was subjected to it and spent the next twenty years recovering physically...
written by Soraya Mire; directed by Soraya Mire (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 57 mins
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Forum Follies, Counterpoint Botswana
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directed by Richard Werbner, 1937-, in Forum Follies (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2011), 45 mins
Seeing Holy Hustler, the 2009 film made in Botswana, local viewers respond and discuss it with the filmmaker Richard Werbner in 2011. Counterpoint Botswana captures the reception by home audience. Widely shared are moments evoking laughter, shock and remarkably intense, thoughtful reflection. Holy Hustlers is mov...
directed by Richard Werbner, 1937-, in Forum Follies (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2011), 45 mins
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A Griot's Story
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directed by Adam Rozanski; produced by Ozumi Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 56 mins
What is a griot? Historically, they are wandering African musicians considered to be a repository of the oral tradition. This film focuses on a master drummer, Adame Drama of Burkina Faso, a descendant of a long line of griots. He is a contemporary griot whose mission in life is to preserve his heritage and pass i...
directed by Adam Rozanski; produced by Ozumi Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 56 mins
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History of the Earth, 2, A Fertile Balance
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directed by Nils Arne Saebo and Thomas Hellum; produced by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in History of the Earth, 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2004), 1 hour 7 mins
Over vast areas of the globe, man has created new land, but how did these landscape changes happen, and how have they affected us? All landscapes have their stories to tell, as have the people who live in them. These are the stories we are searching for, by a blacksmith's furnace in Ethiopia, in the cotton fields...
directed by Nils Arne Saebo and Thomas Hellum; produced by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in History of the Earth, 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2004), 1 hour 7 mins
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