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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,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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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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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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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The Reincarnation of Khensur Rinpoche
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directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 and Tenzing Sonam, 1959- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1999), 50 mins
Choenzey is a 47-year-old Tibetan monk who lives in exile in a Buddhist monastery in southern India. His spiritual master, Khensur Rinpoche, has been dead four years. But according to Tibetan belief, the Rinpoche will be reincarnated and it is Choenzey's responsibility to find the reincarnation and look after him....
directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 and Tenzing Sonam, 1959- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1999), 50 mins
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Singing Sentiment
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produced by Lauren Meeker, fl. 2008 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2014), 44 mins
This 'beautifully evocative portrait' documents the life and activities of elderly quan ho folk singer, Nguyen Thi Ban, in Diem Village, Bac Ninh Province, northern Vietnam. As Ba Ban (grandmother Ban) recounts her life story, it becomes clear how closely her life is intertwined with her love of the music, indicat...
produced by Lauren Meeker, fl. 2008 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2014), 44 mins
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Cities in China, Xian
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produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 1 hour
This wide-ranging documentary -- from the classic three-part 'Cities in China Series' -- presents a cultural history of the ancient Chinese imperial city, once the greatest capital in the world and the Eastern terminus of the famed Silk Road.Just outside the city lies one of the world's most spectacular archaeolog...
produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 1 hour
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Salsa in Japan: A Japanese & Latino Mix
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produced by Elizabeth Chamberlin, fl. 2002 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 26 mins
This remarkable documentary on multiculturalism explores the growing subculture of salsa dancing in Japan, where salsa dancing and salsa clubs serve as a source of interaction and cultural mingling between native Japanese and Latino immigrants to Japan. Each group has a different way of dancing and different reaso...
produced by Elizabeth Chamberlin, fl. 2002 (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2003), 26 mins
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The Shadow Circus: The CIA in Tibet
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directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 and Tenzing Sonam, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 50 mins
The Tibetan people are well known for being devoutly religious and peace-loving. Few, however, know that thousands of Tibetans took up arms against the invading forces of Communist China and for more than a decade waged a bitter and bloody guerrilla war of resistance. From the mid-1950s until 1969 the Tibetans wer...
directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 and Tenzing Sonam, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 50 mins
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Cities in China, Beijing
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directed by Peter C. Wang, fl. 1981; produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 46 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
This acclaimed documentary -- from the classic three-part 'Cities in China Series' -- conveys the texture and flavor of the venerable Chinese capital through a close-up look at a number of its inhabitants, both young and old, with varied and fascinating backgrounds. Their stories unfold against the backdrop of a t...
directed by Peter C. Wang, fl. 1981; produced by Li Sue Yung, fl. 1984-1986, in Cities in China (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1981), 46 mins,
Source: www.berkeleymedia.com
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The Great Ceremony to Straighten the World
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directed by Jann Pasler, 1951-; produced by Jann Pasler, 1951- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 56 mins
Caught between the seduction of prosperity and the threat of cultural disintegration, the people of Bali engage in ceremonies. Through them, the Balinese attempt to maintain balance with God, nature, and one another, and also to turn the recent prosperity from the booming tourist trade into a way of invigorating t...
directed by Jann Pasler, 1951-; produced by Jann Pasler, 1951- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1994), 56 mins
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