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History and Culture of the Divers on the Shima Peninsula
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produced by David Plath and Jacquetta Hill, fl. 2010; in Fit Surroundings (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 5 mins
For more than a thousand years, people on the Shima Peninsula have gone diving for fish and shellfish. In this part of the Western Pacific, warm currents from the Philippines meet cold currents from Siberia. They mix a rich broth of nutrients and it nourishes the vast variety of seafood for which Japanese cuisine...
produced by David Plath and Jacquetta Hill, fl. 2010; in Fit Surroundings (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 5 mins
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Five Films by Yasuhiro Omori, Taki Kudo, Shamanic Medium of Tsugaru
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written by Yasuhiro Omori, 1943-; directed by Yasuhiro Omori, 1943-; produced by National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku), Japan, in Five Films by Yasuhiro Omori (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 1 hour 18 mins
Filmed between 1991 and 1997, Taki Kudo, Shamanic Medium of Tsugaru documents the final years of the charismatic Ms. Taki Kudo, a medium, healer and fortune teller. Every year she comes to Japan's sacred Mt. Osorozan, home of the Akakura grand shrine, where the mediums draw chopsticks for the best places to set up...
written by Yasuhiro Omori, 1943-; directed by Yasuhiro Omori, 1943-; produced by National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku), Japan, in Five Films by Yasuhiro Omori (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 1 hour 18 mins
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Little Man, 21, Masato
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directed by Jérôme Raynaud; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man, 21 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
Life is not always taught on school benches. In many countries, children must first learn ancestral traditions and know-hows. This series invites kids to travel the world and discover other lifestyles and ways of growing up. Each episode features a different child who is initiated by an elder to a special task in...
directed by Jérôme Raynaud; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man, 21 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
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Lovelaw, 1, Young Love
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written by William Nicholson, 1948-; produced by William Nicholson, 1948-, in Lovelaw, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 49 mins
Attitudes to love, sex and marriage vary enormously around the world. Filmed in Egypt, Hungary, Italy, India, Japan, Kenya and the USA, this series provides a comparison of the social customs of totally differing communities, with men, women and teenagers giving honest, intimate and often surprising accounts of th...
written by William Nicholson, 1948-; produced by William Nicholson, 1948-, in Lovelaw, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 49 mins
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Lovelaw, 6, Women & Divorce
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written by William Nicholson, 1948-; produced by William Nicholson, 1948-, in Lovelaw, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 50 mins
Attitudes to love, sex and marriage vary enormously around the world. Filmed in Egypt, Hungary, Italy, India, Japan, Kenya and the USA, this series provides a comparison of the social customs of totally differing communities, with men, women and teenagers giving honest, intimate and often surprising accounts of th...
written by William Nicholson, 1948-; produced by William Nicholson, 1948-, in Lovelaw, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 50 mins
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Neighborhood Tokyo
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written by Theodore C. Bestor, 1951-; directed by Ikeda Hajime; produced by Ikeda Hajime (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 29 mins
Miyamoto-cho is a community of Mom-and-Pop stores and family enterprises located near the center of Tokyo. Competition from supermarkets and shopping centers threatens the livelihoods of long-term residents.
written by Theodore C. Bestor, 1951-; directed by Ikeda Hajime; produced by Ikeda Hajime (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 29 mins
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Playing with Nan
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directed by Asami Saito, fl. 2012 and Dipesh Kharel, fl. 2012; produced by Jagdish Kharel, fl. 2012, Media Help Line (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2012), 1 hour 28 mins
Playing with Nan is the story of a Nepali young man who migrated to work in a Nepali restaurant in northern Japan. The film explores his daily life at work and his family at home, which reflects socio-cultural problems related to globalization. Twenty-eight years ago, Ram was born in a rural village in Nepal. W...
directed by Asami Saito, fl. 2012 and Dipesh Kharel, fl. 2012; produced by Jagdish Kharel, fl. 2012, Media Help Line (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2012), 1 hour 28 mins
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Riches from the Deep, 3, Where Human Sharks are King
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directed by Nils Arne Saebo and Terje Dale; produced by Kjell Jarle Hoyheim and Knut Midttun, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in Riches from the Deep, 3 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2000), 54 mins
The third and last programme in the series explains how we share the harvest of the sea among us. To start with, the ocean was open to all, but when overfishing became a problem and stocks were in danger of being wiped out, the right to unrestricted fishing evolved into a bitterly fought free-for-all. Together w...
directed by Nils Arne Saebo and Terje Dale; produced by Kjell Jarle Hoyheim and Knut Midttun, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in Riches from the Deep, 3 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2000), 54 mins
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Under the Sun, Masks of Arcadia
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written by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989, in Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 51 mins
In the rice village of Kurokawa, the contradictions of rural life in Japan are particularly evident. Tradition appears strong, but this close-knit community is living through a time of enormous change. Today, Gonjiro, the grandson of a prosperous farmer and master of the Noh theatre, keeps his house and land by di...
written by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989; directed by Geoff Dunlop, fl. 1989, in Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 51 mins
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Little Man, 22, Kazutaro
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directed by Jérôme Raynaud; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man, 22 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
Life is not always taught on school benches. In many countries, children must first learn ancestral traditions and know-hows. This series invites kids to travel the world and discover other lifestyles and ways of growing up. Each episode features a different child who is initiated by an elder to a special task in...
directed by Jérôme Raynaud; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man, 22 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
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