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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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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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Being Innu
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written by Catherine Mullins; directed by Catherine Mullins; produced by Catherine Mullins (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 16 mins
For thousands of years the Innu lived off the land. They were nomads, sometimes also known as the Montagnais. In the 1960s, government policy forced them to settle and form communities in Labrador and Quebec. Ancestral ways collided with modern ones, and gave rise to ongoing struggles. Now the grandchildren tell t...
written by Catherine Mullins; directed by Catherine Mullins; produced by Catherine Mullins (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 16 mins
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Being Innu (French)
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written by Catherine Mullins; directed by Catherine Mullins; produced by Catherine Mullins (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 52 mins
For thousands of years the Innu lived off the land. They were nomads, sometimes also known as the Montagnais. In the 1960s, government policy forced them to settle and form communities in Labrador and Quebec. Ancestral ways collided with modern ones, and gave rise to ongoing struggles. Now the grandchildren tell t...
written by Catherine Mullins; directed by Catherine Mullins; produced by Catherine Mullins (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 52 mins
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Being Innu (Innu)
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written by Catherine Mullins; directed by Catherine Mullins; produced by Catherine Mullins (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 53 mins
For thousands of years the Innu lived off the land. They were nomads, sometimes also known as the Montagnais. In the 1960s, government policy forced them to settle and form communities in Labrador and Quebec. Ancestral ways collided with modern ones, and gave rise to ongoing struggles. Now the grandchildren tell t...
written by Catherine Mullins; directed by Catherine Mullins; produced by Catherine Mullins (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 53 mins
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Between Resistance & Community: The Long Island Do-it-yourself Punk Scene
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directed by Ben Holtzman, fl. 2002-2008 and Joe Carroll, fl. 1949 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2002), 44 mins
A strong time capsule about Long Island as a cornerstone and building block of DIY punk.
directed by Ben Holtzman, fl. 2002-2008 and Joe Carroll, fl. 1949 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2002), 44 mins
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Between Two Worlds: The Hmong Shaman in America
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directed by Taggart Seigel; produced by Collective Eye Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 28 mins
This classic film documents the Hmong refugees who have been transplanted from their agrarian mountain villages in northern Laos to cities in the U.S. Often living in high-rise tenements, they bring their ancient shamanic rituals and ceremonies to urban America. In such unlikely settings, trance-like healing and a...
directed by Taggart Seigel; produced by Collective Eye Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 28 mins
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A Blackfeet Encounter
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directed by Dennis Neary, fl. 1974-2008; produced by Dennis Neary, fl. 1974-2008 (Lincoln, NE: Vision Maker Media, 2006), 57 mins
A Blackfeet Encounter uncovers the rich Blackfeet history and culture, traces the aftermath of the expedition's arrival and illustrates the challenges and triumphs of the Blackfeet people today.
directed by Dennis Neary, fl. 1974-2008; produced by Dennis Neary, fl. 1974-2008 (Lincoln, NE: Vision Maker Media, 2006), 57 mins
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Blunden Harbour
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written by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014; directed by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 and William Heick, 1916-2012; produced by William Heick, 1916-2012 and Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1951), 21 mins
Robert Gardner, then a graduate student of Anthropology at the University of Washington in Seattle, went to Blunden Harbour to research a major film project on the Kwakiutl about whom Ruth Benedict had written so eloquently. The larger work was never done and this small film remains one of the few authentic accoun...
written by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014; directed by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 and William Heick, 1916-2012; produced by William Heick, 1916-2012 and Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1951), 21 mins
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Bois Bande, Ken Corsbie on BOIS BANDE (One)
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produced by Gayelle Television, in Bois Bande (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 2004), 1 hour 14 mins
Caribbean storyteller Ken Corsbie is the featured guest on this episode of Bois Bande.
produced by Gayelle Television, in Bois Bande (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 2004), 1 hour 14 mins
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