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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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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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Bali: Beyond the Postcard
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written by David Dawkins; directed by David Dawkins; produced by Peggy Stern (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
In Bali Beyond The Postcard, art and everyday life come together in an intimate story about a Balinese family whose gamelan music and Legong dance tradition spans four generations. The documentary follows an important event in the history of the family - the passing down of the Legong dance legacy to the youngest,...
written by David Dawkins; directed by David Dawkins; produced by Peggy Stern (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 2 mins
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B.A.T.A.M.
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written by Johan Lindquist, Per Erik Eriksson and Liam Dalzell; directed by Liam Dalzell, Per Erik Eriksson and Johan Lindquist; produced by Liam Dalzell, Per Erik Eriksson and Johan Lindquist (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 33 mins
B.A.T.A.M. tells the contrasting stories of two women: Wati, a young factory worker, and Dewi, a prostitute, both of whom live through a dramatic transformation on the Indonesian island of Batam, located on Singapore's doorstep.
written by Johan Lindquist, Per Erik Eriksson and Liam Dalzell; directed by Liam Dalzell, Per Erik Eriksson and Johan Lindquist; produced by Liam Dalzell, Per Erik Eriksson and Johan Lindquist (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 33 mins
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Bird Dancer
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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 (Bali Province: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 39 mins
The Bird Dancer explores a young woman's struggle with her odd movements and behaviors, and how these are interpreted and understood by her family and community. The film follows the life of Gusti Ayu Suartini, a young Balinese woman with Tourette's Syndrome, as she struggles to create a life for herself while co...
written by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Films (Bali Province: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 39 mins
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A Celebration of Origins
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written by Patsy Asch, Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and E. Douglas Lewis, 1947-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994, E. Douglas Lewis, 1947- and Patsy Asch; produced by E. Douglas Lewis, 1947-, Patsy Asch and Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 45 mins
The people of the Tana 'Ai region of Flores, Indonesia live in seven ceremonial domains, of which Wai Brama is the largest and the oldest. The people of Wai Brama are shifting cultivators, hunters and gatherers who, unlike their neighbors, have maintained their traditional ceremonial and social system. A Celebrati...
written by Patsy Asch, Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and E. Douglas Lewis, 1947-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994, E. Douglas Lewis, 1947- and Patsy Asch; produced by E. Douglas Lewis, 1947-, Patsy Asch and Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 45 mins
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The Dancer and the Dance
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directed by Felicia Hughes-Freeland, 1954- (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1988), 42 mins
This film is an invitation to see Javanese palace dancing as performed in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, and to go beyond appearances to discover what the dance means to those who continue the tradition. In this film dancers prepare to entertain guests at a wedding reception and perform the Love Dance (Langen Nawung Asmar...
directed by Felicia Hughes-Freeland, 1954- (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1988), 42 mins
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Dani Houses
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written by Karl G. Heider, 1935-; directed by Karl G. Heider, 1935-; produced by Karl G. Heider, 1935- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 16 mins
Dani Sweet Potatoes (19 min) follows the sophisticated process of sweet potato horticulture developed by the Dani. It follows the Dani sweet potato cycle from clearing off the old brush and weeds from a fallow field to planting, harvesting, cooking and eating. Dani Houses (16 min) observes both round and square ho...
written by Karl G. Heider, 1935-; directed by Karl G. Heider, 1935-; produced by Karl G. Heider, 1935- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 16 mins
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