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Pepe
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(London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2004), 23 mins
Pepe is a Spanish immigrant who came to England more than forty years ago to work as a waiter. After working in several restaurants and hotels, he retired two years ago and now he fills his days with daily routines that keep him occupied. This film offers an insight into the daily life of a retired person in Londo...
(London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2004), 23 mins
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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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Taking Destiny Into Her Own Hands
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directed by Ricardo Lobo, fl. 2004; produced by Ricardo Lobo, fl. 2004 (Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 52 mins
Through the eyes of Maria Jose, we see how gypsies are facing up to the challenges of twenty-first century life. Made by the Emmy award winning producer of 'Behind the Veil.'
directed by Ricardo Lobo, fl. 2004; produced by Ricardo Lobo, fl. 2004 (Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 52 mins
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Change Makers, Episode 6, Spain
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directed by Philippe Moreau, fl. 2010; produced by One Planet Pictures, in Change Makers, Episode 6 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 27 mins
Celine Hue travels the world searching for people who do good, who act to change their world and the daily life of people around them. Brave, involved and sometimes crazy, they have chosen not to comply with the standards and want to make the world a better place when the system fails. They are true pioneers, and...
directed by Philippe Moreau, fl. 2010; produced by One Planet Pictures, in Change Makers, Episode 6 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 27 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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Disappearing World, Villagers of Sierra de Gredos
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directed by Peter Carr, fl. 1989; produced by Peter Carr, fl. 1989, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1989), 52 mins
The 130 villagers of Navalguijo in the Sierra de Gredos of Central Spain live in a village perched high in the mountains and they face an extreme climate with very cold winters and hot summers. The soil is acid and poor, and the steep slopes and short growing season mean that agriculture cannot provide a living. C...
directed by Peter Carr, fl. 1989; produced by Peter Carr, fl. 1989, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1989), 52 mins
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History of the Earth, 3, The Dream
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directed by Nils Arne Saebo and Thomas Hellum, in History of the Earth, 3 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2004), 53 mins
Behind all landscapes there is a story, and a dream of a better life. These are the stories we are searching for, among mountain farmers in Norway, among cork harvesters in Spain and among colourful tulip farmers in the Netherlands. We shall make a deposit in the seed bank in Svalbard and meet a young, beautiful w...
directed by Nils Arne Saebo and Thomas Hellum, in History of the Earth, 3 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2004), 53 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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