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The Guga Hunters of Ness
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directed by Mike Day, fl. 2011-2016 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2010), 59 mins
This film follows a vanishing community’s beloved and unique tradition. The Gaelic speakers of Lewis and Scotland are the only people in the EU exempt from a ban on hunting gannets, but they are only permitted to hunt them once a year on a desolate island 40 miles offshore. This is the first time in 50...
directed by Mike Day, fl. 2011-2016 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2010), 59 mins
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Gypsies Sing Long Ballads
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1982), 28 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
Scotland's Gypsies have lived outside mainstream society for more than 500 years. Although some of the 'Travelling People' still live by the sides of roads, most live today in houses and are under pressure to abandon their culture. This film celebrates their traditional music, especially the long unaccompanied Bri...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1982), 28 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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One Man In A Boat: A Solo Expedition from London to Scotland
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written by Robert Perkins, fl. 1991; directed by Robert Perkins, fl. 1991 and Ned Johnston; produced by Ned Johnston (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 52 mins
With whimsy and insight, Robert Perkins canoes from London to Scotland on the canals and rivers of Great Britain to deliver a letter to the head of his ancestral clan, Lord Nigel Forbes. The film is a moving portrait of a land and its people.
written by Robert Perkins, fl. 1991; directed by Robert Perkins, fl. 1991 and Ned Johnston; produced by Ned Johnston (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 52 mins
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Two Ears, One Mouth
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directed by Andy Benfield; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 1999), 28 mins
Two links in an eternal chain of storytellers, the elderly Duncan Williamson and Amy Douglas, still a young woman, provide personal insights into this ancient artform. Coming from radically different backgrounds, they share a passionate love for the stories they tell and for the great pleasure of passing them on.
directed by Andy Benfield; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 1999), 28 mins
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