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The Ballad and the Source
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1983), 19 mins
The tradition of unaccompanied ballad singing is very old and still cherished in Great Britain, though only a few traditional singers are still alive. This sensitive musical portrait profiles the life and art of Walter Pardon, perhaps the finest living traditional English ballad singer.This classic documentary, pr...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1983), 19 mins
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Being Maasai Today, 2, Making Maasai Men: Growing Courage Toward Circumcision
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produced by Barbara Hoffman, 1955-, in Being Maasai Today, 2 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2006), 32 mins
One aspect of traditional Maasai culture that remains central to the passage from boyhood to manhood is circumcision. It is a physical and psychological ordeal that Maasai boys look forward to and also dread. This remarkable ethnographic documentary explores the complex meanings of masculinity and Maasai ethnicity...
produced by Barbara Hoffman, 1955-, in Being Maasai Today, 2 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2006), 32 mins
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Being Maasai Today, Part 1, Womanhood and Circumcision: Three Maasai Women Have Their Say (Extended Version, 2014)
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directed by Barbara Hoffman, 1955-; produced by Barbara Hoffman, 1955-, Cleveland State University. Department of Anthropology. Visual Anthropology Center, in Being Maasai Today, Part 1 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2014), 47 mins
This thought-provoking and much-acclaimed documentary sensitively explores the cultural context of female genital-cutting practices among the Maasai. The film was re-edited with extensive new material and an additional half-hour of extra commentary in 2014. It will stimulate discussion and reflection in a wide var...
directed by Barbara Hoffman, 1955-; produced by Barbara Hoffman, 1955-, Cleveland State University. Department of Anthropology. Visual Anthropology Center, in Being Maasai Today, Part 1 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2014), 47 mins
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Between Two Worlds: A Japanese Pilgrimage
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directed by Joanne Hershfield, 1950- and Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992; produced by Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992 and Joanne Hershfield, 1950- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 30 mins,
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For centuries, pilgrims have come to the Japanese island of Shikoku to trace the 1,000-mile route known as the 'Pilgrimage to the 88 Sacred Places of Shikoku', a journey believed to have been first undertaken by Kobo Daishi, founder of Buddhism's Shingon sect in the ninth century. This illuminating documentary is...
directed by Joanne Hershfield, 1950- and Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992; produced by Susan Caperna Lloyd, fl. 1992 and Joanne Hershfield, 1950- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 30 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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Can You See the Color Gray?
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directed by Alexandra K. Corbin, fl. 1996; produced by Alexandra K. Corbin, fl. 1996, Native Films (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1997), 55 mins
This unique and provocative documentary examines the development, expression, and communication of racial and ethnic prejudices and stereotypes. It is sure to provoke discussion and self-reflection in any course that deals with racial differences and stereotypes."Can You See the Color Gray?" shows numerous people...
directed by Alexandra K. Corbin, fl. 1996; produced by Alexandra K. Corbin, fl. 1996, Native Films (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1997), 55 mins
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Cashing in on Culture: Indigenous Communities and Tourism
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directed by Regina Harrison, fl. 2002-2015; produced by Regina Harrison, fl. 2002-2015 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2002), 28 mins
Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, and one of the most important forms of contemporary contact between different cultures. Eco-tourism and "ethnic" tourism, designed specifically to bring affluent and adventurous tourists into remote indigenous communities, are among the fastest-growing types o...
directed by Regina Harrison, fl. 2002-2015; produced by Regina Harrison, fl. 2002-2015 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2002), 28 mins
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Cities in China, Suzhou
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directed by Shirley Sun, fl. 1980 and Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986; produced by Shirley Sun, fl. 1980 and Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 29 mins
Known for centuries as the center of Chinese culture and aesthetics, this Yangzi delta city has often been called the 'Venice of the East' because of its many canals and bridges. This beautifully filmed portrait of the city leads the viewer through markets and teahouses, sweet shops and bookstores, rice paddies an...
directed by Shirley Sun, fl. 1980 and Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986; produced by Shirley Sun, fl. 1980 and Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 29 mins
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Delhi at Eleven
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directed by Shikha Kumar Dalsus, 2001-, Aniket Kumar Kashyap, 2001-, Anshu Singh, 2001- and Ravi Shivhare, 2001-; produced by David MacDougall, 1939-, Fieldwork Films (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2013), 1 hour 22 mins
This stunningly original and thought-provoking documentary presents the work of four young filmmakers living in New Delhi, India. Their films offer a unique and intimate perspective on Indian family and working life. From March to May 2012 the four — two boys and two girls — took part in a video workshop at th...
directed by Shikha Kumar Dalsus, 2001-, Aniket Kumar Kashyap, 2001-, Anshu Singh, 2001- and Ravi Shivhare, 2001-; produced by David MacDougall, 1939-, Fieldwork Films (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2013), 1 hour 22 mins
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Destination: Tourism
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directed by Dafna Kory, fl. 2007; produced by Dafna Kory, fl. 2007 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2007), 20 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
Bodh Gaya, the world's most popular destination of Buddhist pilgrimage, is located in one of India's poorest states. Visitors to this UNESCO World Heritage site are typically shocked by the extreme poverty there, and the Buddhist tradition of alms-giving motivates them to donate money. As a result, Bodh Gaya has d...
directed by Dafna Kory, fl. 2007; produced by Dafna Kory, fl. 2007 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2007), 20 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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End of an Old Song
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directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 27 mins,
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Filmed in the mountains of North Carolina, this acclaimed documentary revisits the region where English folklorist Cecil Sharp collected British ballads in the early 1900s. The film contrasts the nature of the ballad singers with the presence of the juke box: although the lyrical tradition has changed, the singing...
directed by John Cohen, 1932-; produced by John Cohen, 1932- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1972), 27 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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