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6 Generations
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directed by Paul Goldsmith, fl. 1967-2017; produced by Paul Goldsmith, fl. 1967-2017 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 57 mins
Ernestine De Soto is a Chumash Native American whose mother Mary Yee was the last speaker of her native Barbareño language. In 6 Generations, her family reaches back to the days the Spanish arrived in Santa Barbara and made first contact. Ernestine tells this history from the perspective of her female ancestors,...
directed by Paul Goldsmith, fl. 1967-2017; produced by Paul Goldsmith, fl. 1967-2017 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 57 mins
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Abloni
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written by Alexandre Oktan, fl. 2006; directed by Alexandre Oktan, fl. 2006; produced by Médiatique Inc. (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 51 mins
You give an old shirt or dress to a charity. Then, you forget all about it. But - without knowing it - you have had a huge impact on people you don't know, people throughout the world; and that impact is not all good. By following the strange, colorful, unpredictable voyage of one second hand shirt, Abloni plunges...
written by Alexandre Oktan, fl. 2006; directed by Alexandre Oktan, fl. 2006; produced by Médiatique Inc. (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 51 mins
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Abstinence Comes To Albuquerque
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written by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001; directed by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001; produced by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 31 mins
Abstinence Comes to Albuquerque provides a glimpse into a nationwide debate over what young people should be taught about sexuality. Through personal stories, community profiles, and expert interviews, the program highlights the differences between a strict abstinence-only-until-marriage approach and more comprehe...
written by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001; directed by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001; produced by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 31 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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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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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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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, From The First People
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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), 1977), 46 mins
This is a film about change and contemporary life in Shungnak, a village on the Kobuk River in northwestern Alaska, 75 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Life in this inland community is dominated by the seasons and the river. In October, when the film begins, the Kobuk becomes filled with ice, which slowly thicken...
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), 1977), 46 mins
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Alaskan Eskimo, In Iirgu's Time
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directed by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; produced by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 19 mins
Iirgu is an elder from the Siberian Yupik Eskimo village of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. As two grandchildren listen, Iirgu recounts events in Gambell from the time the first missionaries arrived. His story is known as an ungipamsuk or true historical narrative. With ambivalent feelings, he describes more recen...
directed by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; produced by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 19 mins
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