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37 Uses for a Dead Sheep
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directed by Ben Hopkins (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2006), 1 hour 25 mins
The Pamir Kirghiz are a tribe of some 2,000 people from the Pamir region of Central Asia. For the last 27 years they have lived in exile in Eastern Turkey. In 2005 an Anglo-Turkish film crew arrives in their village to work with the tribe to tell their story. (Winner Basil Wright Film Prize 2007)
directed by Ben Hopkins (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2006), 1 hour 25 mins
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Across the Border: Afghan Musicians exiled in Peshawar
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directed by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 54 mins
This documentary, directed by John Baily, features Afghanistan musicians exiles in Peshawar.
directed by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 54 mins
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Acting Like a Thief
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written by Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 and P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006; directed by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996; produced by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 15 mins
Acting Like a Thief is about a Chhara tribal theatre group in Ahmedabad, India. Starting with the arrest of playwright DaKxin Bajrange (Chhara), the documentary reveals how the Budhan Theatre has transformed the lives of adults and children within the community.
written by Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 and P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006; directed by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996; produced by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 15 mins
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Adventure High
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written by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; produced by Liivo Niglas, 1971- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 1 hour 30 mins
Five young men - including the filmmaker - take a four-month break from their responsible adult lives to travel by bicycle from Mongolia to Nepal hoping to experience old-fashioned travel adventures.
written by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; produced by Liivo Niglas, 1971- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 1 hour 30 mins
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Family Victim: The
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written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) and Elemental Films; interview by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 38 mins
Family Victim explores how families manage a troubled and troublesome member. Estu Wardhani is a young Javanese man and has struggled for most of his life to achieve a sense of competency and inclusion in his familial and social world. The second youngest of eight children born to an upper-class family living in t...
written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) and Elemental Films; interview by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 38 mins
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Kites and Monsters
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written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Films, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 22 mins
The film focuses on a growing boy, Wayan Yoga, and is not so much about illness as it is an exploration of the protective aspects of culture that may guide developmental neuropsychiatric processes. At six years old, Wayan Yoga is an energetic boy who flies kites and is obsessed with the monsters of Balinese mythol...
written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Films, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 22 mins
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Memory of My Face
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written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 22 mins
Memory of My Face is part of the Afflictions: Culture & Mental Illness in Indonesia series of ethnographic films on severe mental illness in Indonesia, based on material drawn from 12 years of person-centered research by director and anthropologist Robert Lemelson.
written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2011), 22 mins
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After Passing
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written by Tai-Li Hu, 1950-; directed by Tai-Li Hu, 1950-; produced by Tai-Li Hu, 1950- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 11 mins
The East-West Highway was soon to be built in central Taiwan. It would pass through the village of Liu Ts'o, and many homes and rice paddies would be destroyed. The film maker Hu Tai-Li went back to her mother-in-law's village Liu Ts'o, where she did anthropological research from 1976-78, to preserve some images o...
written by Tai-Li Hu, 1950-; directed by Tai-Li Hu, 1950-; produced by Tai-Li Hu, 1950- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 11 mins
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Agricultural Involution: The Processes of Ecological Change in Indonesia
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written by Clifford Geertz, 1926-2006 (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1963, originally published 1963), 194 page(s)
written by Clifford Geertz, 1926-2006 (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1963, originally published 1963), 194 page(s)
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The Ainu Bear Ceremony
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directed by Neil Gordon Munro, 1863-1942; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 29 mins
The RAI has reedited the original film of this ceremony among the Ainu people of Japan. In the bear ceremony, now no longer performed, a specially reared bear was reverently killed and its flesh and blood eaten by the participants. The film shows a series of ritual acts with some commentary on their meaning.
directed by Neil Gordon Munro, 1863-1942; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 29 mins
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