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Al-Hadji and His Wives
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written by Jie Li, fl. 2006; directed by Jie Li, fl. 2006; produced by Jie Li, fl. 2006 (Cameroon: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 50 mins
The Al-Hadji and His Wives is a film portrait of a Mbororo Fulani patriarch, Al-Hadji Isa, his savvy wives, and their rebellious daughters. The documentary provides a glimpse into their everyday lives, religious and moral practices, as well as the political opinions the Al-Hadji has to offer from his particular co...
written by Jie Li, fl. 2006; directed by Jie Li, fl. 2006; produced by Jie Li, fl. 2006 (Cameroon: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 50 mins
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All My Babies
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written by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; directed by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; produced by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012, Georgia. Department of Public Health (Albany, GA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1952), 54 mins
This is a training film about midwifery which transcends the form. It was selected by the Library of Congress for placement on the National Film Registry in 2002 as "a culturally, historically and artistically significant work." All My Babies was written, produced and directed by Stoney in collaboration with the...
written by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; directed by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; produced by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012, Georgia. Department of Public Health (Albany, GA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1952), 54 mins
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Altar of Fire
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written by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 and J. F. Staal, fl. 2010; directed by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 and J. F. Staal, fl. 2010; produced by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 45 mins
This film records a 12 day ritual performed by Mambudiri Brahmins in Kerala, southwest India, in April 1975. This event was possibly the last performance of the Agnicayana, a Vedic ritual of sacrifice dating back 3,000 years and probably the oldest surviving human ritual.
written by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 and J. F. Staal, fl. 2010; directed by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 and J. F. Staal, fl. 2010; produced by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 45 mins
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I am the River
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written by Mark McNeill, fl. 2002; directed by Mark McNeill, fl. 2002; produced by Mark McNeill, fl. 2002, Naked Flame Productions (Sydney, New South Wales: Naked Flame Productions, 2010), 52 mins
The fascinating story of New Zealand's Partington photography collection; their amazing discovery, the storm of protest that erupted over their ownership and sale, and the surprising resolution.
written by Mark McNeill, fl. 2002; directed by Mark McNeill, fl. 2002; produced by Mark McNeill, fl. 2002, Naked Flame Productions (Sydney, New South Wales: Naked Flame Productions, 2010), 52 mins
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Amazon Games
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directed by Sandrine Leonardelli, fl. 2005 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 1 hour 5 mins
Once a year, an Olympic flame is lit in Brazil announcing the opening of the Indigenous Games, the Games of the Amazon. This year, the event takes place in Porto Seguro, with 800 athletes from 30 different indigenous groups competing in traditional sports. 'The Amazon Games' tells the story of two tribes, the Mati...
directed by Sandrine Leonardelli, fl. 2005 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 1 hour 5 mins
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Amazon Journal
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directed by Geoffrey O'Connor; produced by Geoffrey O'Connor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour
Geoffrey O'Connor, the filmmaker of Contact and At The Edge of Conquest has produced this fascinating chronicle of recent political events in the Brazilian Amazon. Beginning with the assassination of Chico Mendes in 1988 and ending with a return trip to Yanomami Territory in 1995, this six year journey provides an...
directed by Geoffrey O'Connor; produced by Geoffrey O'Connor (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour
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Amazon with Bruce Parry, Amazon With Bruce Parry, Episode 1
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Matt Brandon, 1971-; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
Bruce Parry begins an epic adventure in the Amazon, following the river from source to sea. The first part of his journey takes him from the source in the High Andes through Peru's dangerous cocaine producing valleys to visit the Ashaninka tribe.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Matt Brandon, 1971-; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
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Amazon with Bruce Parry, Amazon With Bruce Parry, Episode 2
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Steve Robinson, fl. 1998-2015; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
Bruce Parry continues his Amazon adventure, travelling through the jungles of Peru to visit the Achuar people, a remote tribe who are fighting to keep oil companies off their land. He undergoes a profound Shamanic ritual in an effort to find his vision.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Steve Robinson, fl. 1998-2015; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
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Amazon with Bruce Parry, Amazon With Bruce Parry, Episode 3
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; produced by Rob Sullivan, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
In a remote part of the Brazilian Amazon Bruce Parry explores what happens when the outside world makes contact with isolated tribes. He visits old friends the Matis tribe and works with a logging crew cutting timber deep in the forest.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; produced by Rob Sullivan, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
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Amazon with Bruce Parry, Amazon With Bruce Parry, Episode 4
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written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Matt Brandon, 1971-; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
It's the halfway point of Bruce Parry's epic journey as he reaches the vast nature reserve of Mamiraua, home to the Amazon's most iconic species. He lives with the Ribeirinho, the river people, and hunts for the Amazon's biggest fish, the pirarucu.
written by Bruce Parry, 1969-; directed by Matt Brandon, 1971-; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Amazon with Bruce Parry (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
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