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Forbidden Rites, Head Hunting
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directed by Tom Sheahan, fl. 1999; produced by Tom Sheahan, fl. 1999 and Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Forbidden Rites (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1999), 54 mins
The history of human decapitation, featuring the story of two British engineers beheaded by rebels in modern Russia and the psychological and religious implications of contemporary headhunting in Borneo. The Forbidden Rites trilogy explores cannibalism, head hunting and human sacrifice. This series includes first...
directed by Tom Sheahan, fl. 1999; produced by Tom Sheahan, fl. 1999 and Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Forbidden Rites (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1999), 54 mins
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Keepers of the Forest, Keepers of the Forest: The Living Forest
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directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Keepers of the Forest (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 26 mins
Leikerio is a Massaï. He works at the Lewa reserve at the foot of Mount Kenya and he is responsible for the protection of the 39 rhinoceroses living in the sanctuary. Like many other species, the rhino is threatened with extinction and the protection of guardian angels like Leikerio represents their only chance o...
directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Keepers of the Forest (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 26 mins
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The Last Free Men, Episode 2, A Life Without Borders
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directed by Jose Manuel Novoa, 1954-, in The Last Free Men, Episode 2 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2008), 52 mins
In the deepest part of the central African jungle, we coexist with the Baka Pygmies - an authentic journey back to our pre-history. The Baka continue to travel through the jungle with ember, to preserve the fire, and they continue to sharpen their teeth to better chew the meat of the prey they hunt in the jungle....
directed by Jose Manuel Novoa, 1954-, in The Last Free Men, Episode 2 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2008), 52 mins
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Making a Difference
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directed by Mette Sejsbo; produced by Anders Dencker Christensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2002), 59 mins
In many indigenous cultures one question keeps demanding attention: Can we survive in the modern world and should we? This film takes a closer look into this question from the viewpoint of four different indigenous peoples.
directed by Mette Sejsbo; produced by Anders Dencker Christensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2002), 59 mins
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From Our Strength: Birth and Indigenous Politics in Cañar, Ecuador
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directed by Suzanne Morrissey, fl. 2011 and Patricia Keith, fl. 2001-2011; produced by Suzanne Morrissey, fl. 2011 and Patricia Keith, fl. 2001-2011 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2011), 37 mins
This unique ethnographic case study, filmed in the beautiful and diverse southern Andes of Ecuador, explores the shifting relationships between Ecuador's indigenous peoples and the national government. The mothers, midwives, and nurses featured in the film have experienced illness and health under conditions of bo...
directed by Suzanne Morrissey, fl. 2011 and Patricia Keith, fl. 2001-2011; produced by Suzanne Morrissey, fl. 2011 and Patricia Keith, fl. 2001-2011 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2011), 37 mins
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The Last Hunters, Episode 4, Ecuador
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produced by Heino Deckert, fl. 2009, in The Last Hunters, Episode 4 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2013), 52 mins
The film is a journey into the deepness of the rainforest, where we meet the Waoranis and we merge completely into the traditional way of life of this ancient community: back to hunting and to the ancient art of fishing. This old age way of life still survives on agriculture, hunting and fishing. These are the las...
produced by Heino Deckert, fl. 2009, in The Last Hunters, Episode 4 (Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid: Explora Films, 2013), 52 mins
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People of the World, People of the Forest
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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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Protestant Influence and Day of the Dead
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produced by Mark Freeman, 1949-; in Weaving the Future (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 3 mins
In this segment we hear about the influence Protestant denominations are having on the Otalvos. Later in the clip we see the town celebrate the Day of the Dead.
produced by Mark Freeman, 1949-; in Weaving the Future (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 3 mins
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Gringo Kullki: Sucres to Dollars in Ecuador
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directed by Sami Ariywa Pilco, fl. 2014 and Regina Harrison, fl. 2002-2015; produced by Regina Harrison, fl. 2002-2015 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2015), 26 mins
The decade of the 1990s in Ecuador was marked by social tumult and rampant economic inflation, culminating in January 2000 when President Mahuad, acting on the advice of the International Monetary Fund, instituted stringent austerity measures that included the replacement of the traditional Ecuadorian currency, th...
directed by Sami Ariywa Pilco, fl. 2014 and Regina Harrison, fl. 2002-2015; produced by Regina Harrison, fl. 2002-2015 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2015), 26 mins
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