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Across the Border: Afghan Musicians exiled in Peshawar
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directed by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 54 mins
This documentary, directed by John Baily, features Afghanistan musicians exiles in Peshawar.
directed by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 54 mins
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André and Nándi
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directed by Charlotte Grégoire, fl. 2000; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2000), 24 mins
Hungarian-born André Reinitz only discovered his Jewishness when he moved to Brussels at the age of ten. Since then, in spite of the silence of his parents, he has become involved in the Jewish community as a klezmer musician. This film follows André, as, torn between Brussels and Budapest, he tries to learn m...
directed by Charlotte Grégoire, fl. 2000; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2000), 24 mins
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Brassói pályaudvar
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directed by Péterffy András, 1946-; produced by Péterffy András, 1946-; performed by Valaszut Folkdance Group, Bacioui Fanfars and Szaszcsavas Gipsy Band (Victoria, BC: Contemporary Arts Media, 2010), 39 mins,
Source: www.artfilms.com.au
In the heart of present day Romania in the region of Transylvania apart from the ancient Hungarian inhabitants, Szekelys and Csangos, other ethnic groups like Saxons, Romanians, Gypsies and Jews have been living together for centuries. They are one another's minority. They respect and tolerate the cultural differ...
directed by Péterffy András, 1946-; produced by Péterffy András, 1946-; performed by Valaszut Folkdance Group, Bacioui Fanfars and Szaszcsavas Gipsy Band (Victoria, BC: Contemporary Arts Media, 2010), 39 mins,
Source: www.artfilms.com.au
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DAF
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directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
This simple but affecting documentary portrays a rural craftsman who makes a traditional Iranian percussion instrument called a daf. All able-bodied family members participate in the production, including a blind son, whom we see hitching a ride to market with his sister to purchase the sheep skins and wood planks...
directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
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The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes, Buckdancer
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written by Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009; directed by Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009 and Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999; produced by Barbara Alyce LaPan Rahm, 1946-2000 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009, in The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 6 mins
The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better repre...
written by Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009; directed by Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009 and Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999; produced by Barbara Alyce LaPan Rahm, 1946-2000 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009, in The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 6 mins
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The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes, Georgia Sea Island Singers
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written by Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009; directed by Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009 and Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999; produced by Barbara Alyce LaPan Rahm, 1946-2000 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009, in The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 13 mins
The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better repre...
written by Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009; directed by Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009 and Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999; produced by Barbara Alyce LaPan Rahm, 1946-2000 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009, in The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 13 mins
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The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes, Say Old Man - Can You Play The Fiddle?
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written by Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009; directed by Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009 and Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999; produced by Barbara Alyce LaPan Rahm, 1946-2000 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009, in The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 54 mins
The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better repre...
written by Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009; directed by Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009 and Robert Eberlein, fl. 1967-1999; produced by Barbara Alyce LaPan Rahm, 1946-2000 and Bess Lomax Hawes, 1921-2009, in The Films of Bess Lomax Hawes (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 54 mins
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From China's Southwest Borders: Minority Dances, Songs and Instrumental Music of Yunnan, Vol. 2
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produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education and Yunnan Arts Institute (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2001), 1 hour

A Video Survey by Li Wei and Zhang Xingrong, Yunnan Arts Institute. Booklets and Translations by Helen Rees.

A two-part survey of dances, songs, and instrumental music performed by minorities of Yunnan Province, beautifully recorded by Li Wei and Zhang Xingrong of the Yunnan Art Institute, 1984 to 1999.

English tr...

produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education and Yunnan Arts Institute (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2001), 1 hour
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The Great Ceremony to Straighten the World
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directed by Jann Pasler, 1951-; produced by Jann Pasler, 1951- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 56 mins
Caught between the seduction of prosperity and the threat of cultural disintegration, the people of Bali engage in ceremonies. Through them, the Balinese attempt to maintain balance with God, nature, and one another, and also to turn the recent prosperity from the booming tourist trade into a way of invigorating t...
directed by Jann Pasler, 1951-; produced by Jann Pasler, 1951- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 56 mins
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A Griot's Story
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directed by Adam Rozanski; produced by Ozumi Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 56 mins
What is a griot? Historically, they are wandering African musicians considered to be a repository of the oral tradition. This film focuses on a master drummer, Adame Drama of Burkina Faso, a descendant of a long line of griots. He is a contemporary griot whose mission in life is to preserve his heritage and pass i...
directed by Adam Rozanski; produced by Ozumi Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 56 mins
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