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Love Iranian-American Style
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written by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; directed by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; produced by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 1 hour 3 mins
Sexual purity, money and a mother's worries come together in this humorous guided tour of America's status-obsessed Iranian Jewish community. The film follows Tanaz, the narrator, a hip New Yorker whose Iranian family attempts to marry her off now that she's reached the age of 25.
written by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; directed by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; produced by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 1 hour 3 mins
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A Man Called Ishi
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directed by Magdalena Roberts, fl. 2012; produced by Magdalena Roberts, fl. 2012, Alva Productions (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2012), 23 mins
Ishi survived attacks on his people and lived in the remote wilderness of Northern California for forty years. His story reminds us that Native Americans are neither gone nor forgotten.
directed by Magdalena Roberts, fl. 2012; produced by Magdalena Roberts, fl. 2012, Alva Productions (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2012), 23 mins
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No Season on Boar
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directed by Ashlyn Weaver, fl. 2018; produced by Brian Brazeal, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2018), 25 mins
The species Sus Scrofa, or feral pig, is a prolific invader in California. The pig is not native to California and has no native predators. There is no designated hunting season for the feral pig. Feral pigs can be hunted year-round, and depredation is allowed without requirement of a hunting license. Most farmers...
directed by Ashlyn Weaver, fl. 2018; produced by Brian Brazeal, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2018), 25 mins
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The Child the Stork Brought Home
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written by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996; directed by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996; produced by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 59 mins
The Child the Stork Brought Home is an intimate portrait of a gestational surrogacy arrangement, from the embryo transfer that "took" and got both the gestational surrogate and genetic parents "pregnant," to the birth of a slightly premature baby girl 34 weeks later. The film captures, through spaced interviews an...
written by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996; directed by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996; produced by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 59 mins
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Galactic Messengers
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directed by Molly Perdue, fl. 2006; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2006), 29 mins
This film provides an insight into the history and day-to-day life of The One World Family Commune, currently established in northern California. Largely made up of elderly people who first came across alternative life-styles in the late 1960s, the commune retains a firm belief in the existence of extra-terrestria...
directed by Molly Perdue, fl. 2006; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2006), 29 mins
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Impact of the Frolic
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directed by Matt Ritenour, fl. 2012-2015; produced by Georgia Fox, fl. 2013-2014, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2014), 28 mins
In the summer of 1984, archaeologist Thomas Layton unearthed some unexpected Chinese artifacts at a Native American site in Mendocino County. Driven to discover their origins, Dr. Layton set out on a quest to solve the riddle of the mysterious potshards. What he eventually uncovered was a story of vast cultural co...
directed by Matt Ritenour, fl. 2012-2015; produced by Georgia Fox, fl. 2013-2014, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2014), 28 mins
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The Left Eye of God: Caodaism Travels from Vietnam to California
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written by Susan Hoskins, fl. 1991 and Janet Hoskins; directed by Susan Hoskins, fl. 1991; produced by Janet Hoskins, University of Southern California. Center for Religion and Civic Culture (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 58 mins
Caodaists worship the left eye as an Asian synthesis of eastern and western traditions. In this film, they tell their stories of exile, anti-colonial struggle, and building immigrant congregations in California. Footage of rituals and temples, and archival images combine to provide a personal perspective on a larg...
written by Susan Hoskins, fl. 1991 and Janet Hoskins; directed by Susan Hoskins, fl. 1991; produced by Janet Hoskins, University of Southern California. Center for Religion and Civic Culture (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 58 mins
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Cheerleader
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written by Kimberlee Bassford; directed by Kimberlee Bassford; produced by Kimberlee Bassford (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 24 mins
Cheerleader explores the quest to be a champion, the experience of being female, and the ins and outs of an All-American pastime, all through the eyes of some of the nation’s youngest cheerleaders.
written by Kimberlee Bassford; directed by Kimberlee Bassford; produced by Kimberlee Bassford (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 24 mins
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A Donation to the Museum
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directed by Teri Brewer; produced by Sue Giles and Teri Brewer, Archaeoikon Cultureworks (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2015), 26 mins
Human remains from the California Channel Islands were donated to an English city museum nearly a century ago. More recently research began into how they came to be there, and whose remains they are. The story of the remains turns out to be entwined with the story of the family that donated them to the museum in...
directed by Teri Brewer; produced by Sue Giles and Teri Brewer, Archaeoikon Cultureworks (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2015), 26 mins
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Pomo Basketweavers: A Tribute to Three Elders
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directed by David R. Ludwig, fl. 1994; produced by David R. Ludwig, fl. 1994, Creative Light Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 1 hour
The baskets of the Pomo Indian women of northern California are recognized worldwide for their exquisite appearance, dazzling range of technique, fineness of weave, and diversity of form and use. This remarkable documentary provides an in-depth introduction to the history, culture, and basketweaving traditions of...
directed by David R. Ludwig, fl. 1994; produced by David R. Ludwig, fl. 1994, Creative Light Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 1 hour
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