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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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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, 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 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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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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American Fair
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written by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; directed by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; produced by Lakefilm (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
American Fair is an intimate study of the hard-working farmers of York County, Maine, facing a vanishing way of life, their knowledge of land and beast, commitment to tradition and community - interdependent and pulling together. At the 140th fair in Acton, farmers congregate in the spirit of both co-operation and...
written by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; directed by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; produced by Lakefilm (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
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The Artist's Salary (Le Salaire de l'Artiste)
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written by Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 and Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 and Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 55 mins
From 1989 to 2000, Jacqueline Veuve, together with cameraman Milivoj Ivkovic, followed the life of a young artist, her son, Laurent Veuve who lived in New York with his family. To these 11 years of filming are added some extracts from a short film of 1968 about Laurent, then aged 7, and a sequence in 1986 done by...
written by Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 and Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 and Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 55 mins
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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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