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Becoming a Man, Becoming a Man in Melanesia
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directed by Jérôme Segur, fl. 2001, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2003), 52 mins
Becoming a Man in Melanesia follows the epic ordeals of two young men who live on separate islands. And though they will never meet each other, they share a common, singular goal : to make the difficult passage into manhood. Each will face a grueling initiation ritual. To achieve this adult status in Melanesia, Ju...
directed by Jérôme Segur, fl. 2001, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2003), 52 mins
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A Bride for Barter?
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directed by Dirk Dumon, fl. 2002 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 51 mins
Stuck between ancestral values and an ever changing modern world, the Huli people of Papua New Guinea find themselves struggling to maintain their tribal identity. An empathetic look at life's daily struggles.
directed by Dirk Dumon, fl. 2002 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 51 mins
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Cannibal Tours
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directed by Dennis O'Rourke, 1945-2013; produced by Dennis O'Rourke, 1945-2013 (Cairns, Queensland: Camerawork Pty, 1988), 1 hour 7 mins
One of the most influential and enduring ethnographic documentaries ever produced, Cannibal Tours explores the phenomenon of the growing tourism industry in Papua New Guinea, and in the process turns the ethnographic lens on Western mass-market culture with disturbingly perceptive insight and candor. Legendary do...
directed by Dennis O'Rourke, 1945-2013; produced by Dennis O'Rourke, 1945-2013 (Cairns, Queensland: Camerawork Pty, 1988), 1 hour 7 mins
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Forgotten Colonization
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directed by Damien Faure, fl. 2002-2012 (O'Connor, Western Australia: aaa production, 2010), 23 mins
For 40 years, the Indonesian government has had harsh colonial policy against the people of West Papua (formerly Irian Jaya). Whereas East Timor became a cause to celebrate, West Papua has been passed over. The United Nations is not interested. Yet the forgotten people fight on for their cultural and political ide...
directed by Damien Faure, fl. 2002-2012 (O'Connor, Western Australia: aaa production, 2010), 23 mins
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Garden Days: Village in Papua New Guinea
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directed by Jon Jerstad, fl. 1994 and Ariane Lewis, fl. 1988 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1988), 25 mins
A detailed account of domestic life in the Sepik area of Papua New Guinea, mainly from the women’s point of view. It describes their everyday activities in the ‘gardens’ in order to produce the staple food (sago). The different stages of the preparation and cooking of sago are shown. The film closes with the...
directed by Jon Jerstad, fl. 1994 and Ariane Lewis, fl. 1988 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1988), 25 mins
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Her Name Came on Arrows: A Kinship Interview with the Baruya of New Guinea
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written by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; produced by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; interview by Maurice Godelier, 1934- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1982), 26 mins
In the eastern highlands of Papua New Guinea, French anthropologist Maurice Godelier invites five of his Baruya friends and informants to his house to discuss Baruya kinship and rules of marriage. As Godelier poses questions, the kinship rules that provide the cohesive fabric of Baruya culture are brought to life.
written by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; produced by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; interview by Maurice Godelier, 1934- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1982), 26 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 3, Black Harvest
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written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
The third film of the renowned trilogy on Papua New Guinea joins First Contact and Joe Leahy's Neighbours in our collection. This film charts the progress of Joe in convincing the Ganiga tribespeople to join him in a coffee growing venture. He is to provide the money and the expertise; they are to supply the land...
written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 3, Black Harvest: Film Discussion
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written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 28 mins
The third film of the renowned trilogy on Papua New Guinea joins First Contact and Joe Leahy's Neighbours in our collection. This film charts the progress of Joe in convincing the Ganiga tribespeople to join him in a coffee growing venture. He is to provide the money and the expertise; they are to supply the land...
written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 28 mins
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Mist in the Mountains
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produced by Zelia Cordeiro, fl. 2006 and Philip Gibbs, 1947- (Privately Published, 2006), 36 mins
MIST IN THE MOUNTAINS 2006, 36 minutes - interviews people with HIV, families affected by AIDS, medical people and government people working with AIDS victims, photos of people dying of AIDS or dead with AIDS, reasons AIDS is spreading, problems stopping it. Tragic tales of infanticide when babies born with AIDS...
produced by Zelia Cordeiro, fl. 2006 and Philip Gibbs, 1947- (Privately Published, 2006), 36 mins
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Stop Sorcery Violence
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produced by Philip Gibbs, 1947- (Privately Published, 2014), 15 mins
Warning, this item contains graphic content.
STOP SORCERY VIOLENCE 2014, 11:43 minutes - Shows how people are motivated to believe there are witches who do sorcery; documents torture of "witches, and interviews the women accused and tortured as "witches" some months after they had being tortured. They tell how their lives have been ruined. It also features...
produced by Philip Gibbs, 1947- (Privately Published, 2014), 15 mins
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