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Cultural Change: Punkin Center, Kentucky
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produced by Richard Kane, 1944-; in Add & Mabel's Punkin Center (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
In this segment we meet curio owners Mabel and Add Gray. We see some of the items Mabel has collected over the years and we hear Add describe how Punkin Center got its name.
produced by Richard Kane, 1944-; in Add & Mabel's Punkin Center (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
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Agave is Life
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directed by Meredith Dreiss, fl. 2008 and David Brown, fl. 2014; produced by Meredith Dreiss, fl. 2008, Archeo Productions (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 1 hour
Agave is Life is a documentary film about mankind’s 10,000 year-long symbiotic alliance with the marvelous agave plant, from which tequila, Mexico’s iconic distilled spirit, is derived. The documentary takes viewers back to a time when hunter-gatherers relied on the agave plant as a source of food, drink, shel...
directed by Meredith Dreiss, fl. 2008 and David Brown, fl. 2014; produced by Meredith Dreiss, fl. 2008, Archeo Productions (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 1 hour
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Brownsville: Black and White
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written by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000 (New York: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 23 mins
This poignant and powerful documentary explores the complex history of interracial cooperation, urban change, and social conflict in Brownsville, a neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, from the 1930s to the 2000s. A case study of the tragedy of urban American race relations, the film recounts the transformation of...
written by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000 (New York: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 23 mins
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Change Makers, Episode 1, USA
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directed by Jean-Luc Guidoin, fl. 2005-2012; produced by One Planet Pictures, in Change Makers, Episode 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 51 mins
Celine Hue travels the world searching for people who do good, who act to change their world and the daily life of people around them. Brave, involved and sometimes crazy, they have chosen not to comply with the standards and want to make the world a better place when the system fails. They are true pioneers, and...
directed by Jean-Luc Guidoin, fl. 2005-2012; produced by One Planet Pictures, in Change Makers, Episode 1 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 51 mins
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The Chronicler
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directed by Ruth DeGraves, 1963-2014; produced by Ruth DeGraves, 1963-2014, Winnipeg Film Group (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2010), 14 mins
A touching portrait of a man’s family history and the legacy of Canada’s Inuit people in the early 1900s that lives on through him and the photos his grandfather produced during that time.
directed by Ruth DeGraves, 1963-2014; produced by Ruth DeGraves, 1963-2014, Winnipeg Film Group (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2010), 14 mins
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Circle of the Sun
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written by Colin Low, 1926-2016; directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011, National Film Board of Canada (Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 1960), 30 mins
This short documentary by Colin Low is an invitation to a gathering of the Blood Indians of Alberta - as the Sun Dance is captured on film for the first time. The film shows how the theme of the circle reflects the bands' connection to wildlife and also addresses the predicament of the young generation, those who...
written by Colin Low, 1926-2016; directed by Colin Low, 1926-2016; produced by Tom Daly, 1918-2011, National Film Board of Canada (Canada: National Film Board of Canada, 1960), 30 mins
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Cockfighters: Special Edition
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directed by Stephanie J. Castillo, fl. 1992 (Stephanie J Castillo), 1 hour 54 mins
In this Special Edition of Cockfighters: The Interviews, documentary filmmaker Stephanie J. Castillo has created a documentary which presents a non-judgmental, anthropological inquiry into the American subculture of cockfighting and game fowl breeding. We see five interviews with American cockfighters/game fowl br...
directed by Stephanie J. Castillo, fl. 1992 (Stephanie J Castillo), 1 hour 54 mins
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Disfarmer: A Portrait of America
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directed by Martin Lavut, 1934-2016; produced by Dennis Mohr, fl. 2010 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2010), 52 mins
In the small mountain town of Heber Springs, Arkansas, a portrait photographer known as Mike Disfarmer captured the lives and emotions of the people of rural America during the two World Wars and the Great Depression.Critics have hailed Disfarmer's remarkable black and white portraits as "a work of artistic genius...
directed by Martin Lavut, 1934-2016; produced by Dennis Mohr, fl. 2010 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2010), 52 mins
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Endangered civilizations, The Nahuas of the Sierra de Guerrero
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directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Javier Perez Solano, fl. 2000, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2000), 50 mins
Nahualt was the language of the Aztecs. Even today numerous rites of the pre-Colombian period continue to exist on the fringe of the Catholic religion. To the beat of the Teponsastle-the drum incarnation of the god Texcatlipoca-the Human-Jaguars mingle with the faithful. They will martyr and flagellate themselves...
directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Javier Perez Solano, fl. 2000, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2000), 50 mins
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The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes, Buckdancer
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written by Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009; directed by Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009 and Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999; produced by Barbara Alyce LaPan Rahm, 1946-2000 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009, in The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 6 mins
The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better repre...
written by Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009; directed by Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009 and Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999; produced by Barbara Alyce LaPan Rahm, 1946-2000 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009, in The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 6 mins
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