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Earth is Our Mother, 1, Two Indian Tribes in South America
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written by Peter Elsass, 1955-; directed by Peter Elsass, 1955-, in Earth is Our Mother, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 53 mins
Anthropologist and psychologist Peter Elsass studied two Indian tribes in Colombia and Venezuela over a 16-year period. In his film, The Earth is Our Mother (Part I), we see their different ways of dealing with encroaching white civilization. The Motilon Indians in the lowland of Venezuela gave up their traditiona...
written by Peter Elsass, 1955-; directed by Peter Elsass, 1955-, in Earth is Our Mother, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 53 mins
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Ika Hands
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written by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-; directed by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-; produced by Robert H. Gardner, 1947- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 58 mins
In the highlands of Northern Columbia the Ika live a strenuous and isolated life, economically dependent on small gardens and a handful of domestic animals. They are thought to be descendants of the Maya who fled from the turmoil of Central American High Civilization’s warring states to the remote valleys of Col...
written by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-; directed by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-; produced by Robert H. Gardner, 1947- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 58 mins
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Indigenous Women and Other Forms of Wisdom
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directed by Miguel Ivan R. Boscán, fl. 2010 and David Hernández Palmar, fl. 2008 (Colombia: Cineminga, 2010), 19 mins
In this video, produced by community-based organization Wayuu Women's Strength, a group of women share their knowledge about international legislation regarding indigenous peoples (ILO 169 Convention) with members of their community. This in the context of an ongoing struggle to protect Wayuu territory from enviro...
directed by Miguel Ivan R. Boscán, fl. 2010 and David Hernández Palmar, fl. 2008 (Colombia: Cineminga, 2010), 19 mins
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Narcisa
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directed by Juan Carlos Revel, fl. 2013 and Crisitian Arcos, fl. 2013; produced by Cineminga (Colombia: Cineminga, 2013), 14 mins
Narcisa reinterprets the traditional myth behind the founding of an indigenous Pasto community. Youth from the community of Pastas/Aldana, in Nariño, Colombia, adapt the myth of the founding of their village to the violent times they have experienced in their lifetimes. The video is the result of a workshop led b...
directed by Juan Carlos Revel, fl. 2013 and Crisitian Arcos, fl. 2013; produced by Cineminga (Colombia: Cineminga, 2013), 14 mins
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Our Voice of Earth, Memory and Future
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directed by Jorge Silva, 1941-1987 and Marta Rodriguez, 1933-; produced by Jorge Silva, 1941-1987 and Marta Rodriguez, 1933-, Fundacion Cine Documental (Colombia: Cineminga, 1981), 1 hour 49 mins
Myth, poetry, and popular memory. Fusing documentary and mise en scène, the film captures a defining moment in the modern indigenous rights movement in Colombia and Latin America: the first years of the Cauca Regional Indigenous Council (CRIC), its struggle to reclaim ancestral territories, and the move "from sub...
directed by Jorge Silva, 1941-1987 and Marta Rodriguez, 1933-; produced by Jorge Silva, 1941-1987 and Marta Rodriguez, 1933-, Fundacion Cine Documental (Colombia: Cineminga, 1981), 1 hour 49 mins
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Robert Guacheta: The Work Goes On
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directed by Carlos Gomez, fl. 2013 and Inocencio Ramos, fl. 2009; produced by Cineminga (Colombia: Cineminga, 2009), 19 mins
In a region of Colombia plagued by drug traffickers and paramilitary squads, indigenous communities heroically resist. In this video, produced by Cineminga in the aftermath of the murder of Nasa leader Robert de Jesús Guachetá (2009), relatives and colleagues affirm their determination to carry on.
directed by Carlos Gomez, fl. 2013 and Inocencio Ramos, fl. 2009; produced by Cineminga (Colombia: Cineminga, 2009), 19 mins
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Ika Hands: A Conversation with Octavio Paz
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written by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-; directed by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-; produced by Robert H. Gardner, 1947- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 26 mins
In the highlands of Northern Columbia the Ika live a strenuous and isolated life, economically dependent on small gardens and a handful of domestic animals. They are thought to be descendants of the Maya who fled from the turmoil of Central American High Civilization’s warring states to the remote valleys of Col...
written by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-; directed by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-; produced by Robert H. Gardner, 1947- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 26 mins
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People of the World, People of the Rocks
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directed by Jean François Bordier, fl. 2007, in People of the World (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 25 mins
This collection takes us all around the world to meet people who have developed different and specific ways of life by adapting to their environment. They are aware of the economic interest of their land, and they manage to benefit from it. From Bolivia to India or Lapland, discover how miners, rickshaw pullers, g...
directed by Jean François Bordier, fl. 2007, in People of the World (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 25 mins
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Saliendo Adelante
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directed by Ben Cheetham, fl. 2011; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2011), 28 mins
Growing up on the streets of Bogotá, where drugs and violence dominate, it seemed as though José might never escape this cycle. It is the job of Orlando and those at the Institution for the Protection of Childhood and Adolescence to offer José and his friends the experience of a childhood that they missed out o...
directed by Ben Cheetham, fl. 2011; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Brighton, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2011), 28 mins
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Disappearing World, Last of the Cuiva
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directed by Brian Moser, fl. 1960; produced by Brian Moser, fl. 1960, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1971), 1 hour 6 mins
The film focuses on recent changes in the culture and society of the Cuiva, hunters and gatherers in a remote forest region of south-eastern Colombia, brought about through contact with Colombian settlers. Two groups of Cuiva are shown: one is relatively isolated, while the other has had extensive contacts with th...
directed by Brian Moser, fl. 1960; produced by Brian Moser, fl. 1960, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1971), 1 hour 6 mins
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