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Missionaries and the Ethical Question of Changing a Culture
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produced by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; in Asking Ayahai: An Ayoreo Story (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 8 mins
Missionary Dr. Charles Ramsey addresses the issue of whether it is ethical for outside groups to change another culture during religious missions. His group introduced the Christian rule 'thou shall not kill' to the Ayoreo, which had a major impact because a large part of Ayoreo culture was based around human sacr...
produced by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; in Asking Ayahai: An Ayoreo Story (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 8 mins
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Candles for New Years
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written by Jacquetta Hill, fl. 2010; directed by David Plath and Jacquetta Hill, fl. 2010; produced by Jacquetta Hill, fl. 2010 and David Plath (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1998), 29 mins
For 200 years groups of Lahu have been migrating from southwestern China into the highlands of Southeast Asia's 'Golden Triangle' region. Though they share much with other migrants in the ethnic patchwork of the region, the Lahu maintain a vigorous sense of themselves as a distinct people. New Years is their prime...
written by Jacquetta Hill, fl. 2010; directed by David Plath and Jacquetta Hill, fl. 2010; produced by Jacquetta Hill, fl. 2010 and David Plath (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1998), 29 mins
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Diary from Rivesaltes 1941-1942 (Journal de Rivesaltes 1941-1942)
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 1 hour 15 mins
From August to October 1942, over 2250 Jews were deported from the internment camp of Rivesaltes to Auschwitz by way of Drancy. Among them were 110 children. Friedel Bohny-Reiter, a nurse with the Swiss Aid to Children, worked in this camp in the South of France.
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 1 hour 15 mins
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Festa (Portuguese)
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written by Joseph Sousa, fl. 2005; directed by Joseph Sousa, fl. 2005; produced by Joseph Sousa, fl. 2005 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 29 mins
The Feast of the Blessed Sacrament is a four-day extravaganza that attracts crowds of up to 200,000 to the city of New Bedford, Massachusetts. This documentary film takes viewers on a journey from the excitement of the modern feast to the very roots of the Catholic celebration on the beautiful Portuguese island of...
written by Joseph Sousa, fl. 2005; directed by Joseph Sousa, fl. 2005; produced by Joseph Sousa, fl. 2005 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 29 mins
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Flooding Hope: The Lake St. Martin First Nation Story
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directed by Myrle Ballard, fl. 2011; produced by Shirley Thompson, fl. 2007 (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2012), 20 mins
This is a tale of intrigue and sabotage. How is it Lake St. Martin First Nation was permanently displaced from their ancestral home by the Manitoba flood of 2011? Why would the Manitoba government use a water control structure to save upstream cottagers and farmers with only an economic and recreational interest i...
directed by Myrle Ballard, fl. 2011; produced by Shirley Thompson, fl. 2007 (Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Film Group, 2012), 20 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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The Forgotten Generation
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directed by Pita Kata, fl. 1998 (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 1998), 12 mins
The story of the descendants of the Solomon Islanders who are now living in Fiji.
directed by Pita Kata, fl. 1998 (New Caledonia: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (Organization), 1998), 12 mins
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From Babylonia To Beverly Hills: The Exodus of Iran's Jews
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written by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; directed by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; produced by Sara Nodjoumi, fl. 1997-2015 and Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 27 mins
In 1979, the Islamic Revolution in Iran brought a twenty-five- hundred-year-old history to a close for the Jews who left their homeland for America. Uncertain about their safety and fearing religious persecution in Khomeini's Islamic Theocracy, an estimated 80,000 of Iran's 100,000 Jews fled the country. This docu...
written by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; directed by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; produced by Sara Nodjoumi, fl. 1997-2015 and Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 27 mins
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History of Micronesia, Part 1, Early Encounters
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produced by Micronesian Seminar, in History of Micronesia, Part 1 (Pohnpei: Micronesian Seminar, 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
Part 1 in Micronesia history series, this documentary shows the impact in early Spanish explorers, British Indiamen, whalers, beachcombers, missionaries, and copra traders on the islands and their people.
produced by Micronesian Seminar, in History of Micronesia, Part 1 (Pohnpei: Micronesian Seminar, 2007), 1 hour 17 mins
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Homage to the Yaghans: The Last Indians of Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn
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written by Anne Chapman, 1922-; directed by Anne Chapman, 1922-; produced by Anne Chapman, 1922-, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1990), 40 mins
Homage to the Yaghans was filmed with 16mm cameras in Tierra del Fuego and the Cape Horn area (Chile and Argentina) during the summer of 1987 and the winter of 1988. It was first presented in the United States at the New York Academy of Sciences in early 1990.
written by Anne Chapman, 1922-; directed by Anne Chapman, 1922-; produced by Anne Chapman, 1922-, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1990), 40 mins
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