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African Slides
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(White Plains, NY: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 37 mins
This field recording, by Frank Salamone, features the daily life of a community in Africa.
(White Plains, NY: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 37 mins
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After Passing
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written by Tai-Li Hu, 1950-; directed by Tai-Li Hu, 1950-; produced by Tai-Li Hu, 1950- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 11 mins
The East-West Highway was soon to be built in central Taiwan. It would pass through the village of Liu Ts'o, and many homes and rice paddies would be destroyed. The film maker Hu Tai-Li went back to her mother-in-law's village Liu Ts'o, where she did anthropological research from 1976-78, to preserve some images o...
written by Tai-Li Hu, 1950-; directed by Tai-Li Hu, 1950-; produced by Tai-Li Hu, 1950- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 11 mins
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Aftertaste
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written by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; directed by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; produced by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2004), 36 mins
Wine has been made in the Western Cape region of South Africa for over 300 years. At first, slaves and indigenous Khoisan worked the vineyards owned by white European settlers. Classified as 'Coloureds,' the descendants of these laborers have continued to work these vineyards for generations. Until recently, they...
written by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; directed by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; produced by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2004), 36 mins
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Agricultural Involution: The Processes of Ecological Change in Indonesia
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written by Clifford Geertz, 1926-2006 (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1963, originally published 1963), 194 page(s)
written by Clifford Geertz, 1926-2006 (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1963, originally published 1963), 194 page(s)
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The Ainu Bear Ceremony
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directed by Neil Gordon Munro, 1863-1942; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 29 mins
The RAI has reedited the original film of this ceremony among the Ainu people of Japan. In the bear ceremony, now no longer performed, a specially reared bear was reverently killed and its flesh and blood eaten by the participants. The film shows a series of ritual acts with some commentary on their meaning.
directed by Neil Gordon Munro, 1863-1942; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 29 mins
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Ajishama, The White Ibis
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written by John Dickinson, 1946-; directed by John Dickinson, 1946-; produced by John Dickinson, 1946- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 1 hour 25 mins
Shot in Venezuela over a 30-year period, this documentary depicts the life and work of Jose Maria Korta, the controversial Jesuit Missionary with the indigenous people of the Amazon.
written by John Dickinson, 1946-; directed by John Dickinson, 1946-; produced by John Dickinson, 1946- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 1 hour 25 mins
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The Akha Way
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written by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999 and Mary Flannery; directed by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999; produced by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999, Yellowcat Productions (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 25 mins
For over a thousand years, the Akha people have inhabited the hills of Asia — mainly Southern China, Burma and Northern Thailand. The Akha Way or Akhazaunh, is the code by which they live. This documentary describes their origins and their culture.
written by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999 and Mary Flannery; directed by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999; produced by Sharon Hainsfurther, fl. 1999, Yellowcat Productions (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 25 mins
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Alaskan Eskimo, On the Spring Ice
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directed by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012 and Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 46 mins
Walrus as well as whales are hunted by the Eskimos of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. As the film opens, an old man tells of the dangers of moving ice, how people used to drift on such ice and never return.
directed by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012 and Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 46 mins
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Alaskan Eskimo, The Drums of Winter (Uksuum Cauyai)
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written by Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015 and Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; directed by Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015 and Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; produced by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012 and Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 42 mins
This feature-length documentary explores the traditional dance, music and spiritual world of the Yupik Eskimo people of Emmonak, a remote village at the mouth of the Yukon River on the Bering Sea coast.
written by Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015 and Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; directed by Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015 and Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; produced by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012 and Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 42 mins
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Alaskan Eskimo, The Reindeer Thief
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written by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; directed by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; produced by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 12 mins
Like many St. Lawrence Island legends, this story is set in Siberia where Chukchi, the Reindeer People, live. Pelaasi, an elder from Gambell, speaks Siberian Yupik. His mythical story, about a man who goes out in search of a reindeer thief is an ungipaghaq, a tale that has been passed down unchanged through genera...
written by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; directed by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; produced by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 12 mins
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