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Abstinence Comes To Albuquerque
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written by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001; directed by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001; produced by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 31 mins
Abstinence Comes to Albuquerque provides a glimpse into a nationwide debate over what young people should be taught about sexuality. Through personal stories, community profiles, and expert interviews, the program highlights the differences between a strict abstinence-only-until-marriage approach and more comprehe...
written by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001; directed by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001; produced by Charles C. Stuart, fl. 2001 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 31 mins
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Add & Mabel's Punkin Center
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written by Dillon Bustin, fl. 1982; directed by Dillon Bustin, fl. 1982 and Richard Kane, 1944-; produced by Richard Kane, 1944- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1984), 16 mins
Add & Mabel's Punkin Center is about memories. It's about the urge to collect things from the past to help make vivid those cherished times. But it's also about today, about two old-timers whose tender and jovial banter reveals a contentment with the present derived only from knowing their past. To experience Punk...
written by Dillon Bustin, fl. 1982; directed by Dillon Bustin, fl. 1982 and Richard Kane, 1944-; produced by Richard Kane, 1944- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1984), 16 mins
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All My Babies
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written by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; directed by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; produced by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012, Georgia. Department of Public Health (Albany, GA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1952), 54 mins
This is a training film about midwifery which transcends the form. It was selected by the Library of Congress for placement on the National Film Registry in 2002 as "a culturally, historically and artistically significant work." All My Babies was written, produced and directed by Stoney in collaboration with the...
written by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; directed by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; produced by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012, Georgia. Department of Public Health (Albany, GA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1952), 54 mins
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Amazon Games
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directed by Sandrine Leonardelli, fl. 2005 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 1 hour 5 mins
Once a year, an Olympic flame is lit in Brazil announcing the opening of the Indigenous Games, the Games of the Amazon. This year, the event takes place in Porto Seguro, with 800 athletes from 30 different indigenous groups competing in traditional sports. 'The Amazon Games' tells the story of two tribes, the Mati...
directed by Sandrine Leonardelli, fl. 2005 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 1 hour 5 mins
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American Fair
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written by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; directed by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; produced by Lakefilm (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
American Fair is an intimate study of the hard-working farmers of York County, Maine, facing a vanishing way of life, their knowledge of land and beast, commitment to tradition and community - interdependent and pulling together. At the 140th fair in Acton, farmers congregate in the spirit of both co-operation and...
written by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; directed by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; produced by Lakefilm (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
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The Artist's Salary (Le Salaire de l'Artiste)
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written by Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 and Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 and Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 55 mins
From 1989 to 2000, Jacqueline Veuve, together with cameraman Milivoj Ivkovic, followed the life of a young artist, her son, Laurent Veuve who lived in New York with his family. To these 11 years of filming are added some extracts from a short film of 1968 about Laurent, then aged 7, and a sequence in 1986 done by...
written by Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 and Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 and Laurent Veuve, fl. 2000 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 55 mins
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Brownsville: Black and White
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written by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000 (New York: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 23 mins
This poignant and powerful documentary explores the complex history of interracial cooperation, urban change, and social conflict in Brownsville, a neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, from the 1930s to the 2000s. A case study of the tragedy of urban American race relations, the film recounts the transformation of...
written by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000 (New York: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 23 mins
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Cheerleader
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written by Kimberlee Bassford; directed by Kimberlee Bassford; produced by Kimberlee Bassford (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 24 mins
Cheerleader explores the quest to be a champion, the experience of being female, and the ins and outs of an All-American pastime, all through the eyes of some of the nation’s youngest cheerleaders.
written by Kimberlee Bassford; directed by Kimberlee Bassford; produced by Kimberlee Bassford (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 24 mins
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The Child the Stork Brought Home
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written by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996; directed by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996; produced by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 59 mins
The Child the Stork Brought Home is an intimate portrait of a gestational surrogacy arrangement, from the embryo transfer that "took" and got both the gestational surrogate and genetic parents "pregnant," to the birth of a slightly premature baby girl 34 weeks later. The film captures, through spaced interviews an...
written by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996; directed by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996; produced by Gillian Goslinga-Roy, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2000), 59 mins
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Children of Labor: A Finnish-American History
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written by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000 (United States: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1977), 54 mins
Featured at the 1977 New York Film Festival, Children of Labor is the story of how Finnish immigrants came into contact — and conflict — with industrial America. Three generations of Finnish-Americans recount how they coped with harsh realities by creating their own institutions: churches, temperance halls, so...
written by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000 (United States: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1977), 54 mins
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