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Born
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directed by Andy Lawrence, fl. 2009 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 56 mins
This documentary is made by Andy Lawrence in collaboration with independent midwife Judith Kurutac. They met in Kurutac’s thirteenth year of practice when she supported Lawrence’s partner, Helen Knowles (Birth Rites’ curator), through the birth of their second child at home. For Kurutac the collaboration was...
directed by Andy Lawrence, fl. 2009 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 56 mins
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The Most Wasted of All Days ...
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directed by Nicholas C. Kirkwood, fl. 2003; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2003), 24 mins
A day without laughter is the most wasted of all days according to veteran circus performer Jan Erik, also known as 'Fips the Clown'. So when his back goes in the middle of the summer tour round Scotland, it's no joke. Through following the trials and tribulations of training new girl Mahri to work with his younge...
directed by Nicholas C. Kirkwood, fl. 2003; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2003), 24 mins
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Up, 49 Up
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directed by Michael Apted, 1941-, in Up (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2006), 2 hours 15 mins
Starting in 1964 with Seven Up, The UP Series has explored this Jesuit maxim. The original concept was to interview 14 children from diverse backgrounds from all over England, asking them about their lives and their dreams for the future. Every seven years, renowned director Michael Apted, a researcher for Seven U...
directed by Michael Apted, 1941-, in Up (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2006), 2 hours 15 mins
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Beneath the Budding Greenwoods
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directed by Evania Wright, fl. 2004; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2004), 26 mins
Anne and Rosemary both chose to bury their husbands in the woods rather than in conventional cemeteries, whereas Tony was certain he did not want a vicar at his wife's funeral. Focusing on the experiences of three grieving partners, this film explores how, in the absence of strong religious faith, some people in E...
directed by Evania Wright, fl. 2004; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2004), 26 mins
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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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History of Water, 2, Making Water Work
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produced by Terje Dale, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in History of Water, 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 1997), 56 mins
Tells the dramatic story of how the struggle for fresh water has shaped human society to a remarkable extent, bringing the viewer to about 20 countries all over the world and showing in fascinating variety how people have coped with what is societies' lifeblood -- water.
produced by Terje Dale, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in History of Water, 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 1997), 56 mins
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Kora Creation
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produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth; in Africa I Remember (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 2 mins
In this segment we witness the creation of a kora -- a type of African harp-lute -- which is made of local materials and is considered an instrument born out of its environment.
produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth; in Africa I Remember (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 2 mins
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Chronicle, The Skeletons of Spitalfields
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produced by Clare Paterson, fl. 1989, in Chronicle (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 mins
This documentary, produced by Clare Paterson, features burial customs and archaeology in England.
produced by Clare Paterson, fl. 1989, in Chronicle (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 49 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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