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Asmara, Eritrea
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written by Caterina Borelli, 1959-; directed by Caterina Borelli, 1959-; produced by Caterina Borelli, 1959- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 1 hour 3 mins
Asmara - capitol of the East African nation of Eritrea - is recognized as an architectural gem. In this film Asmarinos from different walks of life guide us through the streets of their city and bring us to places of their choice.
written by Caterina Borelli, 1959-; directed by Caterina Borelli, 1959-; produced by Caterina Borelli, 1959- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 1 hour 3 mins
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Asmat
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directed by Jean Michel Corillion, 1964- (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 52 mins
The Asmat people live on the southwestern coast of western Papua, a land that has long remained free of outsiders, discouraged by the Asmats' terrifying reputation as cannibals and headhunters. The film tells the story of Rufinus, a 20 year old Asmat, that will be married. Before that however, he must capture and...
directed by Jean Michel Corillion, 1964- (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 52 mins
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At Highest Risk: Maternal Health Care in the High Peruvian Andes
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written by Rebecca Rivas, fl. 2006; directed by Rebecca Rivas, fl. 2006 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 43 mins
Just as the rivers of the Andes mountains twist and coil in a curious maze, so does the grave situation of Peruvian women's health care. Within the past decade, the Andean women in Peru have faced a massive sterilization campaign, exorbitant fines for homebirths, remnants of a deadly civil war, and the second high...
written by Rebecca Rivas, fl. 2006; directed by Rebecca Rivas, fl. 2006 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 43 mins
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At the Edge of Conquest: The Journey of Chief Wai-Wai
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written by Geoffrey O'Connor; produced by Geoffrey O'Connor, Realis Pictures, Inc (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 29 mins
At the Edge of Conquest looks at the situation of the Waiapi Indians, a small, isolated tribe that came in contact with the outside world in the late 1970's. Today they are threatened by invading gold miners, by the Brazilian government's recent proposal to reduce their land by 10%, and the state government's plan...
written by Geoffrey O'Connor; produced by Geoffrey O'Connor, Realis Pictures, Inc (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 29 mins
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Ati-atihan Lives
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directed by Patrick Alcedo (Alexandria, VA: York University, 2012), 55 mins
This documentary, by ethnographer Patrick Alcedo, is about the Ati-atihan festival.
directed by Patrick Alcedo (Alexandria, VA: York University, 2012), 55 mins
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Ati-atihan: Mother of Phillippine Festivals
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directed by Patrick Alcedo (Alexandria, VA: York University, 2010), 22 mins
This documentary, by ethnographer Patrick Alcedo, is about the Ati-atihan festival.
directed by Patrick Alcedo (Alexandria, VA: York University, 2010), 22 mins
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Ausangate
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written by Andrea Heckman, fl. 1978-2017; directed by Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016 and Andrea Heckman, fl. 1978-2017; produced by Judy Walgren DeHaas, 1964-, Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016 and Andrea Heckman, fl. 1978-2017 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
This film documents the lives of Quechua people who live around Ausangate, a sacred peak in southeastern Peru. It is based on anthropological research conducted over twenty years and reveals how the weavers make textiles encoded with symbolic images that reinforce ancestral beliefs during rituals and in everyday l...
written by Andrea Heckman, fl. 1978-2017; directed by Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016 and Andrea Heckman, fl. 1978-2017; produced by Judy Walgren DeHaas, 1964-, Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016 and Andrea Heckman, fl. 1978-2017 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 1 hour 2 mins
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The Auschwitz-dialogues
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written by Marian Ehret, fl. 2007; directed by Marian Ehret, fl. 2007; produced by Johan Robberecht, fl. 2007 and Marian Ehret, fl. 2007 (Poland: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour
Everyone knows the concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz. But, have you heard of a small Polish town named Oświęcim? A young team of filmmakers arrives at this site, where a bizarre memory conflict between Polish and Jewish remembrances on the Holocaust takes place. The filmmakers find themselves caught...
written by Marian Ehret, fl. 2007; directed by Marian Ehret, fl. 2007; produced by Johan Robberecht, fl. 2007 and Marian Ehret, fl. 2007 (Poland: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour
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The Ax Fight
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written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 30 mins
A fight broke out in Mishimishimabowei-teri on the second day of Chagnon and Asch's stay in this village in 1971. The conflict developed between the villagers of Mishimishimabowei-teri and their visitors from another village. The visitors had formerly been part of Mishimishimabowei-teri, and many still had ties wi...
written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 30 mins
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Aymara Leadership
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written by Hubert Smith, 1938-; directed by Hubert Smith, 1938- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1984), 29 mins
The theme of leadership is difficult to convey, especially in another culture, in which outsiders often do not recognize subtle cues and implicit understandings that play so important a role in the exercise and acceptance of authority. This film helps viewers, even if they have no prior familiarity with the Aymara...
written by Hubert Smith, 1938-; directed by Hubert Smith, 1938- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1984), 29 mins
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