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Adhiambo - Born in the Evening
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directed by Ruth Tuchtenhagen, Wenzel Geissler, fl. 2001 and Ruth Prince, fl. 2001 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 1 hour 7 mins
‘Adhiambo’ means ‘the one born in the evening’ in the language of the Luo of western Kenya. The film follows NyaSeme, a married mother and grandmother in her late 30s, during the last month of her pregnancy and through the first weeks of her newborn daughter’s life. The first part of the film focuses on...
directed by Ruth Tuchtenhagen, Wenzel Geissler, fl. 2001 and Ruth Prince, fl. 2001 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 1 hour 7 mins
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Born
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directed by Andy Lawrence, fl. 2009 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 56 mins
This documentary is made by Andy Lawrence in collaboration with independent midwife Judith Kurutac. They met in Kurutac’s thirteenth year of practice when she supported Lawrence’s partner, Helen Knowles (Birth Rites’ curator), through the birth of their second child at home. For Kurutac the collaboration was...
directed by Andy Lawrence, fl. 2009 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 56 mins
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Breeding Cells
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directed by Saskia Warzecha, Miren Artola, Gregor Gaida and Anna Straube (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2009), 39 mins
Breeding Cells is a film from the laboratory of reproduction. A fertility clinic is a place where human reproduction is separated from sex and anatomized into bio/technological components. There fertilization is made visible and manipulable on a cellular level while the couples themselves seem to become marginal p...
directed by Saskia Warzecha, Miren Artola, Gregor Gaida and Anna Straube (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2009), 39 mins
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Body and Emotion: The Aesthetics of Illness and Healing in the Nepal Himalayas
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written by Robert R. Desiarlais, in Contemporary Ethnography (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992, originally published 1992), 319 page(s)
written by Robert R. Desiarlais, in Contemporary Ethnography (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992, originally published 1992), 319 page(s)
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Doctors of Two Worlds
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directed by Natasha Solomons, fl. 1989; produced by Richard Solomons, fl. 1989 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1989), 54 mins
In the Bolivian highlands an English doctor is setting up a network of health care for remote mountain villages. While teaching the inhabitants the essentials of Western medicine the doctor is confronted with and tries to learn the methods of the local curandero’s methods of healing. The film is a highly reveali...
directed by Natasha Solomons, fl. 1989; produced by Richard Solomons, fl. 1989 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1989), 54 mins
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Drugs & Prayers - Indian Psychiatry in the Realm of Saints
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directed by Helena Basu, fl. 2010 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 55 mins
The Sufi shrine of Mira Datar in North Gujarat is a large pilgrimage centre specialising in healing possession and mental illness. It has become a site of experimenting with new forms of community care in the mental health sector. The film documents exchanges between various actors at the shrine and listens to the...
directed by Helena Basu, fl. 2010 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 55 mins
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Edward O. Wilson: Reflections on a Life in Science
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written by Bruce Baird-Middleton, fl. 1988; directed by Bruce Baird-Middleton, fl. 1988; produced by Bruce Baird-Middleton, fl. 1988 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1990), 1 hour
Edward O. Wilson, the Pelligrino University Professor and Honorary Curator of Entomology at Harvard University, is one of the world's most distinguished and controversial scientists. Through his books and lectures, Wilson has changed the way scientists and nonscientists alike view the natural world by fueling thei...
written by Bruce Baird-Middleton, fl. 1988; directed by Bruce Baird-Middleton, fl. 1988; produced by Bruce Baird-Middleton, fl. 1988 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1990), 1 hour
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Expedition Borneo, Programme 1
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written by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000, Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; produced by Jonny Young, fl. 2006, Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 49 mins
The team sets up a base camp deep in the jungle. Justine attempts to follow a family of gibbons, and Junior spots fresh clouded leopard tracks. With his ultra-violet torch George finds scorpions uncomfortably close at hand, then spots a Tarsier with his thermal-imaging camera. Then a tree comes crashing down durin...
written by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000, Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; produced by Jonny Young, fl. 2006, Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 49 mins
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Expedition Borneo, Programme 2
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written by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000, Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; directed by Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; produced by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 49 mins
Steve Backshall and his team decide to press on with their ascent of Mount Kuli. They are still without radio contact, so if anything goes wrong they will be in real trouble. At base camp, they have run out of toilet roll and the river has been in flood for four days, making getting around very difficult. Tyrone a...
written by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000, Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; directed by Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; produced by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 49 mins
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Expedition Borneo, Programme 3
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written by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000, Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; directed by Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; produced by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 50 mins
With the pressure on to find as many species as possible before they move on, the jungle explorers encounter some of the less pleasant jungle inhabitants. Naturalist Cede Prudente is bitten by a deadly coral snake, inside a hollow tree Gordon has a close encounter with a python, while Steve and Tara visit a palm o...
written by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000, Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; directed by Ingrid Kvale, fl. 2004 and Jonny Young, fl. 2006; produced by Steve Greenwood, fl. 2000 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 50 mins
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