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Join Me In Shambhala
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written by Anya Bernstein, fl. 2001; directed by Anya Bernstein, fl. 2001; produced by Anya Bernstein, fl. 2001 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 30 mins
Once brutally persecuted under the Soviet regime, Buddhism is back in Buryatia in Southern Siberia. But with a past where lamas were killed in prisons and temples burned to ashes, there are few masters left to pass on the tradition.
written by Anya Bernstein, fl. 2001; directed by Anya Bernstein, fl. 2001; produced by Anya Bernstein, fl. 2001 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 30 mins
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Journey to the Maggot Feeder
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directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971- and Priit Tender, 1971-; produced by Kaie-Ene Rääk, F-Seitse (Royal Anthropological Institute, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins
This film tries to solve the mystery of a bizarre Arctic fairy tale. Priit Tender, an Estonian animator, makes a film about an old Chukchi legend – The Maggot Feeder. The unconventional narrative is misunderstood by western audiences and Priit takes off on a journey to Chukotka in the north-eastern corner of Sib...
directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971- and Priit Tender, 1971-; produced by Kaie-Ene Rääk, F-Seitse (Royal Anthropological Institute, 2015), 1 hour 7 mins
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Disappearing World, The Herders of Mongun-Taiga
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directed by John Sheppard; produced by John Sheppard, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 55 mins
The Tuvinians live deep inside the Soviet Union, at the very centre of Asia-. Tuva is geographically closer to Beijing than to Moscow. It only entered the USSR in 1944 and was closed to foreigners until 1988. According to the film-makers the last known British visitors were members of the Carruthers expedition in...
directed by John Sheppard; produced by John Sheppard, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 55 mins
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Inside Afghanistan
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written by Pacho Lane, 1938-; directed by Pacho Lane, 1938-; produced by Pacho Lane, 1938- (Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope, 1998), 56 mins
Shot in Kabul, Herat, Kandahar, Spinbuldak, and the Afghan countryside in 1987, this film is a look at the *other* side of the war in Afghanistan - the Communist government and its supporters. Inside Afghanistan opens with an examination of the war as seen by the Afghan army. After a ride with an armored column t...
written by Pacho Lane, 1938-; directed by Pacho Lane, 1938-; produced by Pacho Lane, 1938- (Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope, 1998), 56 mins
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The Impact of Communism on Buryat Culture
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produced by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013 and Irina Pantaeva; in Siberian Dream (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 6 mins
The impact of communism for the nine decades it existed in Russia was that it almost eradicated the older cultures. During that time, Buryats were forbidden to practice their religion. Once perestroika occurred, however, the Buryat people were left adrift socially, but able to work towards recovering their cultura...
produced by Janet P. Gardner, fl. 2013 and Irina Pantaeva; in Siberian Dream (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 6 mins
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Time When Dreams Melt
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written by Aleksei Vakhrushev, 1969-; directed by Aleksei Vakhrushev, 1969-; produced by Aleksei Vakhrushev, 1969- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1996), 15 mins
The Time When Dreams Melt was shot in Northeastern Russia in the Providenia District of the Chukchi Autonomous Region, an area occupied by the Yupik Eskimos of Northeast Asia for millennia.
written by Aleksei Vakhrushev, 1969-; directed by Aleksei Vakhrushev, 1969-; produced by Aleksei Vakhrushev, 1969- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1996), 15 mins
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Tribe, Series 3, Episode 2, Nenets
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Wayne Derrick, fl. 1997; produced by Wayne Derrick, fl. 1997, in Tribe, Series 3, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 53 mins
In the frozen tundra of northern Siberia live the Nenet reindeer herders. Bruce Parry spends a month with a Nenet brigade as they carry out their winter migration, travelling hundreds of miles as temperatures drop to -40ºC. Their warmth and hospitality could not be more different from the extreme cold of their ha...
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Wayne Derrick, fl. 1997; produced by Wayne Derrick, fl. 1997, in Tribe, Series 3, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 53 mins
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Yankee in Kamchatka - Wilderness Adventure in Siberia
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written by Robert Perkins, fl. 1991; directed by Christopher Knight, 1943-; produced by Robert Perkins, fl. 1991 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1991), 56 mins
Kamchatka, Siberia - a remote land of stunning natural beauty. As Russia opens its doors, nature writer/adventurer Robert Perkins is the first American to enter this territory which has been kept strictly off-limits to all foreign travelers since World War II.
written by Robert Perkins, fl. 1991; directed by Christopher Knight, 1943-; produced by Robert Perkins, fl. 1991 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1991), 56 mins
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Soviets in Afghanistan
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produced by Pacho Lane, 1938-; in The Black Tulip (Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope), 4 mins
In December 1979, the Soviet Union intervened militarily in Afghanistan, now eight years later, Gorbachev admits that this was a mistake, Soviet troops are withdrawing.
produced by Pacho Lane, 1938-; in The Black Tulip (Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope), 4 mins
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The Last Hunters, Episode 5, Siberia
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produced by Heino Deckert, fl. 2009, in The Last Hunters, Episode 5 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2013), 52 mins
This film tells the story of a man that has to face his future: to become a hunter, probably one of the last hunters that live in Chukotka, Siberia. But, what would it happen if he decides not to go hunting? This question will be answered while we travel from northern lights and snow covered landscapes to the summ...
produced by Heino Deckert, fl. 2009, in The Last Hunters, Episode 5 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2013), 52 mins
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