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Across the Ice: The Greenland Victory March
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directed by Sebastian Copeland, 1964-; produced by Sebastian Copeland, 1964-, Sebastian Copeland Adventures (Marina del Rey, CA: Vision Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 mins
Polar explorers Sebastian Copeland and Eric McNair Landry set a Guinness world record kite skiing the 2300 km length of Greenland's south-north axis, braving storms, exhaustion and complete isolation.
directed by Sebastian Copeland, 1964-; produced by Sebastian Copeland, 1964-, Sebastian Copeland Adventures (Marina del Rey, CA: Vision Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 mins
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An Act of Conscience
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directed by Robbie Leppzer, fl. 1997; produced by Cinemax Reel Life and Turning Tide Productions (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 1 hour 31 mins
How far are you willing to go to stand up for your deepest beliefs? For Randy Kehler and Betsy Corner of Colrain, Massachusetts, their life-long commitment to pacifism led them to risk losing their home. For fourteen years, they publicly refused to pay federal taxes as a protest against war and military spending....
directed by Robbie Leppzer, fl. 1997; produced by Cinemax Reel Life and Turning Tide Productions (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 1 hour 31 mins
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Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation
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directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1993), 58 mins
This hour-long documentary is a provocative look at a historical event of which few Americans are aware. In mid-January, 1893, armed troops from the U.S.S. Boston landed at Honolulu in support of a treasonous coup d'etat against the constitutional sovereign of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili'uokalani. The event w...
directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1993), 58 mins
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Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation, With Audio Description
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directed by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016; produced by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016, Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina (Honolulu, HI: Na Maka O Ka'Aina, 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
This hour-long documentary is a provocative look at a historical event of which few Americans are aware. In mid-January, 1893, armed troops from the U.S.S. Boston landed at Honolulu in support of a treasonous coup d'etat against the constitutional sovereign of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili'uokalani. The event w...
directed by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016; produced by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016, Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina (Honolulu, HI: Na Maka O Ka'Aina, 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
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Add & Mabel's Punkin Center
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written by Dillon Bustin, fl. 1982; directed by Dillon Bustin, fl. 1982 and Richard Kane, 1944-; produced by Richard Kane, 1944- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1984), 16 mins
Add & Mabel's Punkin Center is about memories. It's about the urge to collect things from the past to help make vivid those cherished times. But it's also about today, about two old-timers whose tender and jovial banter reveals a contentment with the present derived only from knowing their past. To experience Punk...
written by Dillon Bustin, fl. 1982; directed by Dillon Bustin, fl. 1982 and Richard Kane, 1944-; produced by Richard Kane, 1944- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1984), 16 mins
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Agave is Life
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directed by Meredith Dreiss, fl. 2008 and David Brown, fl. 2014; produced by Meredith Dreiss, fl. 2008, Archeo Productions (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 1 hour
Agave is Life is a documentary film about mankind’s 10,000 year-long symbiotic alliance with the marvelous agave plant, from which tequila, Mexico’s iconic distilled spirit, is derived. The documentary takes viewers back to a time when hunter-gatherers relied on the agave plant as a source of food, drink, shel...
directed by Meredith Dreiss, fl. 2008 and David Brown, fl. 2014; produced by Meredith Dreiss, fl. 2008, Archeo Productions (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 1 hour
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Ahupua‘a, Fishponds and Lo‘i
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directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Nālani Minton, fl. 1992-2010, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1992), 1 hour 30 mins

The Hawaiian system of land use allowed access to all resources in the ahupua‘a, a land division that stretched from mountain to sea. Within the ahupua‘a, highly specialized technologies such as fishponds and lo‘i kalo (taro gardens) ensured an abundance of food.

Our Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) ancestors...

directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Nālani Minton, fl. 1992-2010, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
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A.k.a. Don Bonus
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directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984 and Sokly Ny, fl. 1995; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1995), 56 mins
After escaping the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, the Ny family became one of thousands of refugees faced with resettlement in the U.S. Their lives unfold through the lens of this stirring video diary. As 18-year-old Sokly Ny (Don Bonus) struggles to graduate from high school, his family is harassed in the housing proje...
directed by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984 and Sokly Ny, fl. 1995; produced by Spencer Nakasako, fl. 1984, Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media, 1995), 56 mins
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Alaskan Eskimo, Tununeremiut
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directed by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; produced by Andrew Chikoyak, fl. 1972, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1972), 37 mins
Four sequences, filmed over a two-month period, portray aspects of the lives of the people of Tununak, a village on the south-western coast of Alaska. In the first, the villagers evacuate their homes and camp on higher ground, fearing that a Nuclear test on Amchitka Island, 1000 miles away, may cause a tidal wave....
directed by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; produced by Andrew Chikoyak, fl. 1972, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1972), 37 mins
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Alaskan Eskimo, At The Time of Whaling
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directed by Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015 and Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; produced by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012, Alaska Native Heritage Film Project, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 39 mins
Gambell, Alaska is a Yupik-speaking community on St. Lawrence Island on the Bering Sea. Here, as on the coast, sea mammals are still the major source of food. During their three-week Spring migration through the Bering Channel, whales are hunted using a combination of traditional organization and recently introduc...
directed by Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015 and Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; produced by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012, Alaska Native Heritage Film Project, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 39 mins
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