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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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A Brief History of the Garifuna in Belize
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written by Oliver N. Greene, Jr., fl. 2006; directed by Oliver N. Greene, Jr., fl. 2006; produced by Oliver N. Greene, Jr., fl. 2006 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 23 mins
The Garifuna are a Central American people of West African and Native American descent. One of their most popular rituals is wanaragua, a three-fold system of masked Christmas processionals commonly called Jankunú. This ritual is a unique blend of African, European, and Native American (Arawak and Carib) art trad...
written by Oliver N. Greene, Jr., fl. 2006; directed by Oliver N. Greene, Jr., fl. 2006; produced by Oliver N. Greene, Jr., fl. 2006 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 23 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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Dani Sweet Potatoes
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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), 19 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), 19 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 1, First Contact
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directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1983), 52 mins
This is the classic film of cultural confrontation that is as compelling today as when it was first released over 20 years ago. When Columbus and Cortez ventured into the New World there was no camera to record the drama of this first encounter. But, in 1930, when the Leahy brothers penetrated the interior of New...
directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1983), 52 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 1, First Contact: Filmmaker Interviews
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directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1983), 38 mins
This is the classic film of cultural confrontation that is as compelling today as when it was first released over 20 years ago. When Columbus and Cortez ventured into the New World there was no camera to record the drama of this first encounter. But, in 1930, when the Leahy brothers penetrated the interior of New...
directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1983), 38 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 2, Joe Leahy's Neighbors
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directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
This film is the follow up of First Contact. It traces the fortunes of Joe Leahy, the mixed-race son of Australian explorer Michael Leahy, in his uneasy relationship with his tribal neighbors. Joe built his coffee plantation on land bought from the Ganiga in the mid 1970's. European educated, raised in the highlan...
directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 2, Joe Leahy's Neighbors: Film Discussion
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directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 29 mins
This film is the follow up of First Contact. It traces the fortunes of Joe Leahy, the mixed-race son of Australian explorer Michael Leahy, in his uneasy relationship with his tribal neighbors. Joe built his coffee plantation on land bought from the Ganiga in the mid 1970's. European educated, raised in the highlan...
directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 29 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 3, Black Harvest
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written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
The third film of the renowned trilogy on Papua New Guinea joins First Contact and Joe Leahy's Neighbours in our collection. This film charts the progress of Joe in convincing the Ganiga tribespeople to join him in a coffee growing venture. He is to provide the money and the expertise; they are to supply the land...
written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
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Highlands Trilogy, 3, Black Harvest: Film Discussion
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written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 28 mins
The third film of the renowned trilogy on Papua New Guinea joins First Contact and Joe Leahy's Neighbours in our collection. This film charts the progress of Joe in convincing the Ganiga tribespeople to join him in a coffee growing venture. He is to provide the money and the expertise; they are to supply the land...
written by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-; directed by Bob Connolly, 1945- and Robin Anderson, 1948-2002; produced by Robin Anderson, 1948-2002 and Bob Connolly, 1945-, in Highlands Trilogy, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 28 mins
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