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Faces of Change, China Coast: China Coast Fishing
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written by George Chang, fl. 1974, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; directed by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 19 mins
The film concerns the traditional 'floating population' who fish Chinese coastal waters from family sized junks based in Hong Kong in competition with salaried fisherman using large, mechanized boats. The combined effect of education and an increased integration with shore life is putting strains on the old ways.
written by George Chang, fl. 1974, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; directed by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, Richard Yao-Chi Chen, 1938- and George Chang, fl. 1974; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 19 mins
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Making a Living: Fishing and Farming
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produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; in China Coast: Island in the China Sea, Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
In this segment we hear from a farmer and a fisherman about their lines of work. Both believe one must be born into a profession for one to be good at it.
produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971; in China Coast: Island in the China Sea, Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
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Cities in China, Beijing
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directed by Peter C. Wang, fl. 1981; produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 46 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
This acclaimed documentary -- from the classic three-part 'Cities in China Series' -- conveys the texture and flavor of the venerable Chinese capital through a close-up look at a number of its inhabitants, both young and old, with varied and fascinating backgrounds. Their stories unfold against the backdrop of a t...
directed by Peter C. Wang, fl. 1981; produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 46 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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Citizen Hong Kong
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directed by Ruby Yang, fl. 1982-2016; produced by K. Bik Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 1 hour 27 mins
This multi-layered portrait examines San Francisco filmmaker Ruby Yang’s childhood home in its first year of postcolonial existence. In 1997, as the long-anticipated handover of the city from British rule to Chinese authority was about to occur, Yang returned to see the transition for herself. Instead of mirrori...
directed by Ruby Yang, fl. 1982-2016; produced by K. Bik Films (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1999), 1 hour 27 mins
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Endangered civilizations, The Naxi of Yunnan - The Magi and the Musician
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directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Jian Hao, fl. 1999; produced by Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1998), 51 mins
When Mao-Dzedong took power, Xuan Ke was already a famous philharmonic orchestra conductor. When he was freed after 21 years in prison, his love for all types of music was unscathed. From that moment, Xuan Ke was determined to assemble an orchestra of ancient Dongling music and include in his orchestra the musicia...
directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Jian Hao, fl. 1999; produced by Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1998), 51 mins
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Endangered civilizations, The Yi from Sichuan - Red, Yellow and Black
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directed by Leng Shan, fl. 1998 and Jean-Pierre Zirn, fl. 1996; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1998), 52 mins
Old Katohara is one of the last surviving 'Tousseuh', a title that used to be given by ancient Mandchu emperors to the governor of a province. Katohara remembers his past and the past of his people, the Yis. The Yis are a minority of Caucasian origin: farmers and cattle breeders nowadays, the Yis live in the remot...
directed by Leng Shan, fl. 1998 and Jean-Pierre Zirn, fl. 1996; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1998), 52 mins
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Guge - The Last Kingdom of Tibet
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directed by Patrick Fleming, fl. 2001 (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2006), 52 mins
In the barren landscape of remote western Tibet lies the ruins of a mysterious kingdom. A kingdom whose capital was 3600 meters high on the Tibetan plateau. A kingdom that offers archaeological treasures that compare with Italy’s Pompeii. This kingdom once controlled the trade in gold, silk and spices between I...
directed by Patrick Fleming, fl. 2001 (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2006), 52 mins
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JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Volume 3, East Asia III: China 1
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directed by Ichihashi Yuji, fl. 1990 and Nakagawa Kunihiko, fl. 1990; produced by Ichikawa Katsumori, fl. 1988, JVC, in JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Volume 3 (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 1989), 1 hour

This video is part of the 30-volume JVC Video Anthology of Music and Dance of the World.

China 1

Han people

  • 3-1 Dizi - flute, with ensemble: "Gusuxing" ("Trip to Suzhou")
  • 3-2 Pipa - lute solo: "Shimian maifu" ("Ambush on all sides")
  • 3-3 Erhu - bowed fiddle with yangqin [zither]:"Erquan yingyue" ("The moon reflecte...
directed by Ichihashi Yuji, fl. 1990 and Nakagawa Kunihiko, fl. 1990; produced by Ichikawa Katsumori, fl. 1988, JVC, in JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance, Volume 3 (Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media, 1989), 1 hour
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The Kingdoms of the Himalayas
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directed by Juan Novoa, fl. 2014 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2010), 51 mins
The Kingdoms of the Himalayas is a journey in search of the roots of Buddhism. A trip through the most mountainous region on the planet, between Nepal, China, and India. It is the Kingdom of Inaccessible Nature, the source of rivers like the Ganges or the Indus, where people still observe the old customs and where...
directed by Juan Novoa, fl. 2014 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2010), 51 mins
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The Last Free Men, Episode 2, A Life Without Borders
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directed by Jose Manuel Novoa, 1954-, in The Last Free Men, Episode 2 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2008), 52 mins
In the deepest part of the central African jungle, we coexist with the Baka Pygmies - an authentic journey back to our pre-history. The Baka continue to travel through the jungle with ember, to preserve the fire, and they continue to sharpen their teeth to better chew the meat of the prey they hunt in the jungle....
directed by Jose Manuel Novoa, 1954-, in The Last Free Men, Episode 2 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2008), 52 mins
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