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Adventure High
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written by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; produced by Liivo Niglas, 1971- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 1 hour 30 mins
Five young men - including the filmmaker - take a four-month break from their responsible adult lives to travel by bicycle from Mongolia to Nepal hoping to experience old-fashioned travel adventures.
written by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; produced by Liivo Niglas, 1971- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 1 hour 30 mins
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Family Victim: The
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written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) and Elemental Films; interview by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 38 mins
Family Victim explores how families manage a troubled and troublesome member. Estu Wardhani is a young Javanese man and has struggled for most of his life to achieve a sense of competency and inclusion in his familial and social world. The second youngest of eight children born to an upper-class family living in t...
written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) and Elemental Films; interview by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 38 mins
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Shadows and Illuminations
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directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Productions, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 35 mins
Shadows & Illuminations follows an older Balinese man, Nyoman Kereta, as he struggles with the intrusion of spirits into his consciousness. Kereta says he has been living in two worlds, the world of his family and community and the world of the spirits, for the past 40 years. His experiences skirt the borders of c...
directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Productions, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 35 mins
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Kites and Monsters
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written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Films, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 22 mins
The film focuses on a growing boy, Wayan Yoga, and is not so much about illness as it is an exploration of the protective aspects of culture that may guide developmental neuropsychiatric processes. At six years old, Wayan Yoga is an energetic boy who flies kites and is obsessed with the monsters of Balinese mythol...
written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Films, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 22 mins
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Memory of My Face
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written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 22 mins
Memory of My Face is part of the Afflictions: Culture & Mental Illness in Indonesia series of ethnographic films on severe mental illness in Indonesia, based on material drawn from 12 years of person-centered research by director and anthropologist Robert Lemelson.
written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 22 mins
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Ritual Burdens
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directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Productions, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 25 mins
Ritual Burdens is part of the Afflictions: Culture & Mental Illness in Indonesia series of ethnographic films on severe mental illness in Indonesia, based on material drawn from 12 years of person-centered research by director and anthropologist Robert Lemelson. The film focuses on Ni Ketut Kasih who has lived he...
directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Productions, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 25 mins
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Africa I Remember
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written by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997; produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 30 mins
Tunde Jegede, a black musician and composer, bridges two classical traditions. His instrument is the Kora, an African harp lute whose roots are in the court of 13th century Mali. First introduced to the Kora in Britain by a Senegalese musician, Tunde later studied in the Gambia where he found himself immersed in i...
written by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997; produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 30 mins
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An African Brass Band
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written by Hugo Zemp, 1937-; directed by Hugo Zemp, 1937-; produced by Selenium Films (Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 1 hour 14 mins
This is the story of that brass band, a brass band that isn't at all like a military band. It's a dancing brass band, an African brass band, that accompanies all the big and little moments of life: national festivals, religious ceremonies, funerals, fetes and celebrations, a musical game involving a football, tune...
written by Hugo Zemp, 1937-; directed by Hugo Zemp, 1937-; produced by Selenium Films (Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 1 hour 14 mins
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African Carving: A Dogon Kanaga Mask
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written by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014, Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 and Thomas D. Blakely; directed by Thomas D. Blakely and Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 18 mins
The Kanaga mask is used in deeply sacred rituals by the Dogon people of Mali. Carving this mask is as important a ritual as the ceremonies in which the mask is used.
written by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014, Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 and Thomas D. Blakely; directed by Thomas D. Blakely and Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 18 mins
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African Dance: Sand, Drum, and Shostakovich
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written by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; directed by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; produced by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 10 mins
This documentary explores African contemporary dance through eight modern dance companies from Africa, Europe and Canada that participated in the Festival International de Nouvelle Danse in Montreal, Canada in 1999.
written by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; directed by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; produced by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 10 mins
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