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1: Kave, Trad, Band, Afro-Link
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(White Plains, NY: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 38 mins
1: Kave, Trad, Band, Afro-Link
(White Plains, NY: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 38 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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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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Africa I Remember
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written by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997; produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 30 mins
Tunde Jegede, a black musician and composer, bridges two classical traditions. His instrument is the Kora, an African harp lute whose roots are in the court of 13th century Mali. First introduced to the Kora in Britain by a Senegalese musician, Tunde later studied in the Gambia where he found himself immersed in i...
written by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997; produced by Paul Balmer, fl. 1997, Music on Earth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 30 mins
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African Carving: A Dogon Kanaga Mask
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written by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014, Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 and Thomas D. Blakely; directed by Thomas D. Blakely and Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 18 mins
The Kanaga mask is used in deeply sacred rituals by the Dogon people of Mali. Carving this mask is as important a ritual as the ceremonies in which the mask is used.
written by Robert G. Gardner, 1925-2014, Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 and Thomas D. Blakely; directed by Thomas D. Blakely and Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 18 mins
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African Dance: Sand, Drum, and Shostakovich
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written by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; directed by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; produced by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 10 mins
This documentary explores African contemporary dance through eight modern dance companies from Africa, Europe and Canada that participated in the Festival International de Nouvelle Danse in Montreal, Canada in 1999.
written by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; directed by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; produced by Ken Glazebrook, fl. 1970 and Alla Kovgan, 1973- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 10 mins
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African Slides
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(White Plains, NY: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 37 mins
This field recording, by Frank Salamone, features the daily life of a community in Africa.
(White Plains, NY: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour 37 mins
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Aftertaste
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written by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; directed by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; produced by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2004), 36 mins
Wine has been made in the Western Cape region of South Africa for over 300 years. At first, slaves and indigenous Khoisan worked the vineyards owned by white European settlers. Classified as 'Coloureds,' the descendants of these laborers have continued to work these vineyards for generations. Until recently, they...
written by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; directed by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980-; produced by Ceridwen Dovey, 1980- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2004), 36 mins
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Al-Hadji and His Wives
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written by Jie Li, fl. 2006; directed by Jie Li, fl. 2006; produced by Jie Li, fl. 2006 (Cameroon: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 50 mins
The Al-Hadji and His Wives is a film portrait of a Mbororo Fulani patriarch, Al-Hadji Isa, his savvy wives, and their rebellious daughters. The documentary provides a glimpse into their everyday lives, religious and moral practices, as well as the political opinions the Al-Hadji has to offer from his particular co...
written by Jie Li, fl. 2006; directed by Jie Li, fl. 2006; produced by Jie Li, fl. 2006 (Cameroon: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 50 mins
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Antics of the Artists
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written by Rina Sherman, fl. 2006; directed by Rina Sherman, fl. 2006; produced by Rina Sherman, fl. 2006, Art Cinématographique Artisanal (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 9 mins
In and around the pool, an array of creatures move about. A scene of the famous novel "Seven Days at the Silbersteins" by Etienne Leroux to the music of Peter Klatzow, "Still-life with Moonbeams".
written by Rina Sherman, fl. 2006; directed by Rina Sherman, fl. 2006; produced by Rina Sherman, fl. 2006, Art Cinématographique Artisanal (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 9 mins
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