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The Death of the Grandfather or the Sleep of the Just  (La mort du grand-père ou Le sommeil du juste)
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 1 hour 27 mins
A tale, told by his five daughters, of the life and death of a man very representative of a Protestant Switzerland in the early 20th century where life was conditioned by the work ethic. He was first a farmer, then a factory worker, then the head of a small family affair where his daughters became his workers.
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1978), 1 hour 27 mins
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Extended Family
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directed by Ramona Sonderegger, 1982-; produced by Ramona Sonderegger, 1982- (Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 31 mins
This films offers an intimate insight into the lives of two same-sex families who found a way to create themselves within a legal grey area in Switzerland. Swiss law bans adoption and access to assisted reproductive medicine by same-sex couples. The families portrayed in this film therefore do not officially exist...
directed by Ramona Sonderegger, 1982-; produced by Ramona Sonderegger, 1982- (Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 31 mins
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Swiss Yodelling Series:
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directed by Hugo Zemp, 1937-, in Swiss Yodelling Series: "Jüüzli" of the Muotatal (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 50 mins
Performances of the local musical tradition and the official folklore are shown in their social contexts. We can see on the one hand peasant activities such as mowing, transporting wooden logs, milking and calling cattle, as well as people sitting together at home or in the local inn and on the other hand, a folk...
directed by Hugo Zemp, 1937-, in Swiss Yodelling Series: "Jüüzli" of the Muotatal (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 50 mins
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Wood Crafts, Pink Mountain Sand
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; produced by Jean-Marc Henchoz, in Wood Crafts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 22 mins
Long ago, there were no roads to the chalets in the high mountain pastures. All the material for a new chalet had to be carried up by man or mule, so the peasants who built and cared for these chalets used the nearest rocks available and found a way to extract the sand needed for cement right on the spot. They use...
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; produced by Jean-Marc Henchoz, in Wood Crafts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 22 mins
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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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Wood Crafts, A Little Corner of Paradise (Un Petit Coin de Paradis...)
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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), 2008), 1 hour 23 mins
This is the story of the life reborn of Ossona, a hamlet in Val d'Herens in the Valais canton, which was abandoned in the sixties and has now become the pilot project for an agro-tourism site. From 2005 to 2008, we followed the restoration of this site listed as a sustainable development zone, and those involved i...
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013, in Wood Crafts (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 1 hour 23 mins
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The Artist's Salary (Le Salaire de l'Artiste)
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written by Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 and Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 and Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 55 mins
From 1989 to 2000, Jacqueline Veuve, together with cameraman Milivoj Ivkovic, followed the life of a young artist, her son, Laurent Veuve who lived in New York with his family. To these 11 years of filming are added some extracts from a short film of 1968 about Laurent, then aged 7, and a sequence in 1986 done by...
written by Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 and Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 and Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 55 mins
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Barracks Man (L'homme des Casernes)
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; produced by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
This film deals with the issue of mandatory military service in Switzerland. For four months, from February to May 1990, filmmaker Jacqueline Veuve and her team filmed a platoon engaged in basic training at Colombier, Switzerland.
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; produced by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
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The Heart's Nebula (La nébuleuse du coeur)
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written by Nadejda Magnenat, fl. 2000 and Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 1 hour 28 mins
A trip through the heart. A poetic, moving, cruel, ironic, at times a cynical trip. A trip that takes us deep into the heart of the film maker, into her aches, her joys, her medical problems, among them the placing of a pacemaker.
written by Nadejda Magnenat, fl. 2000 and Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 1 hour 28 mins
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Market Day (Jour de Marché)
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 28 mins
Every Tuesday and Saturday, in the middle of the small town of Vevey in the canton of Vaud, one of the most beautiful country markets of Switzerland is held. It has existed for over 500 years in the exact same spot.
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 28 mins
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