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Wood Crafts, Marcellin Babey, Turner
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013, in Wood Crafts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1989), 29 mins
Marcellin Babey, from the Swiss Jura, is thirty-five years old. He works in an old workshop in the heart of Lausanne, concious that building speculators will oust him some day. As there are no longer any apprenticeships in wood turning in Switzerland, Babey learned his craft from the former owner of his Lausanne w...
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013, in Wood Crafts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1989), 29 mins
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The Twilight of the Celts
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directed by Goël, Stéphane, 1965- (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2008), 53 mins
French-speaking Switzerland is the scene of an extraordinary discovery. On Mormont Hill, diggers have unearthed a huge Celtic sanctuary, the largest known to date. 2,000 years ago, the Helvetians dug hundreds of shafts in this isolated spot to deposit offerings to their gods: objects, animals, and fragments of h...
directed by Goël, Stéphane, 1965- (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2008), 53 mins
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Vineyard Chronicle (Chronique Vigneronne)
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 1 hour 24 mins
How does one make wine from grapes? Following the rhythm of the four seasons of a wine grower's year, Vineyard Chronicle shows us the work, the worries and the joys of a family of wine growers and producers, the Potterats of Lavaux, Switzerland. Three generations who live and work together, keeping up old-time tra...
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 1 hour 24 mins
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Wood Crafts, Arnold Golay, Toy-maker
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directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013, in Wood Crafts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 26 mins
Arnold Golay, 91, a former watchmaker who once had learned to make a timepiece entirely by hand. This know-how has always stood him in good stead. Upon retirement, Golay became a full-time toy maker. Even as a watchmaker, he used to make toys for his own children. The film follows his steps as he builds a toy han...
directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013, in Wood Crafts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 26 mins
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