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Pepe's Family
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written by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997; directed by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 39 mins
The concerns of a migrant laborer who works in Germany are portrayed during his holiday visit - his social networks, his present foreign experiences, and his plans for the future of his family. When his father insists on remaining in the rural area, he must decide whether to move his large family to a factory town...
written by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997; directed by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 39 mins
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The Shepherd's Family
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written by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997; directed by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 19 mins
The film portrays a shepherd's family that has remained tied to its traditional occupation and to its semi-feudal role in rural society. The children help by guarding the flock and in earning additional wages by gathering snails, picking cotton, and hoei.
written by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997; directed by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 19 mins
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The Shoemaker
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written by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997; directed by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 34 mins
Deeply attached to his network of family and friends, the shoemaker has always assumed that he would spend his last years in his native village. When his children leave to work in a tourist town, the shoemaker follows and struggles to adapt to the isolation.
written by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997; directed by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 34 mins
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Perico the Bowlmaker
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written by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997; directed by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 32 mins
This film considers the changing role of a traditional Andalusian craftsman and the social and personal factors that shape his occupation. Depicted are the techniques of carving and the problems of marketing the wares as well as the off-season tasks at cork harvest.
written by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997; directed by Jerome R. Mintz, 1930-1997 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 32 mins
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