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Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 2, Two Ways of Justice
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directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974 and Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017, in Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 52 mins
This documentary, directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, is about stealing goats and making reparation in a Kenyan Maasai village.
directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974 and Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017, in Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 52 mins
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Diary of a Maasai Village, 1, The Prophet's Village
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written by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Diary of a Maasai Village, 1 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1985), 50 mins
The Prophet's Village examines the problem of maintaining enough cattle to supply milk and meat versus selling off cattle to raise money for maize, antibiotics and pesticides; cash is also needed to pay for legal fees for Rerenko, the Laibon's son.
written by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Diary of a Maasai Village, 1 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1985), 50 mins
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Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 5, Nine Cows And An Ox
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directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017 and Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974, in Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 44 mins
This documentary, directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, is about a ceremony called the 'ox of ilbaa' which takes place in a Kenyan Maasai village.
directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017 and Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974, in Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 44 mins
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Disappearing World, Masai Women
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directed by Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017; produced by Granada Media, London, England, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1974), 54 mins
The Masai are cattle herders living in the East African rift valley: they grow no crops and are proud of being a non-agricultural people. Cattle are the all-important source of wealth and social status, and Masai love their cattle, composing poems to them. However, it is the men who have exclusive control over rig...
directed by Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017; produced by Granada Media, London, England, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1974), 54 mins
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Disappearing World, Masai Manhood
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directed by Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 54 mins
This film was made after Masai Women and in the same area. Together the two films provide a vivid view of Masai men and women and their place in Masai society. The Masai are pastoral nomads in the East African rift valley with a social system which differentiates sharply between men and women and between age-sets....
directed by Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 54 mins
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The Moran Make Reparations
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produced by British Broadcasting Corporation; in Two Ways of Justice, Diary of a Maasai Village, 2 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 5 mins
All the local members of the Ranti age group were on their way to one of the villages. They have been going around the villages for some weeks, trying to gather enough goods to pay compensation for a wrong they've committed three years ago when they stole a goat.
produced by British Broadcasting Corporation; in Two Ways of Justice, Diary of a Maasai Village, 2 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 5 mins
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Cattle Trading
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produced by British Broadcasting Corporation; in Two Journeys, Diary of a Maasai Village, 4 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 5 mins
The cattle from all over west Maasai land are driven to Ngong across the Great Rift Valley. The cattle traders can tell from which district they come by their approach and by the appearance of the cattle.
produced by British Broadcasting Corporation; in Two Journeys, Diary of a Maasai Village, 4 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 5 mins
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Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 1, The Prophet's Village
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directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974 and Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017, in Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 50 mins
This documentary, directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, is about cattle and legal issues in a Kenyan Maasai Village.
directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974 and Chris Curling, fl. 1974-2017, in Diary of a Maasai Village, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 50 mins
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Women as a Group Have Power
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produced by British Broadcasting Corporation; in The Women's Olamal: The Organization of a Maasai Fertility Ceremony (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 14 mins
Normally we daren't stand up to men. We are cowards. They beat us… and we dare not hit them back. But they do fear us if we curse them…. They say…, "Oh my child will die, my wife will die,… my cow will die,… I shall die myself." They fear our curse… because we dare not strike them. We can only curse.
produced by British Broadcasting Corporation; in The Women's Olamal: The Organization of a Maasai Fertility Ceremony (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 14 mins
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Diary of a Maasai Village, 3, Two Mothers
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written by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Diary of a Maasai Village, 3 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1985), 49 mins
Two Mothers focuses on gender relationships. The principal events for the women are a "coming out ox" ritual and the birth of a child; for the men, the birth of a calf is the central theme.
written by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies, fl. 1974; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Diary of a Maasai Village, 3 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1985), 49 mins
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