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The Gods of Rice
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directed by Mashizan Mashjum and Galen Yeo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 53 mins
Through the eyes of an anthropologist this beautifully produced film explores the rich culture of rice, still the basis of survival for most people throughout the world. In the central Philippines lies a village where its indigenous people have lived among their rice terraces for over 2,000 years. If placed end to...
directed by Mashizan Mashjum and Galen Yeo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 53 mins
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Feasts, 1, India
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directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Feasts, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
Festivals are the one time of the year when families, communities and whole countries come together to celebrate. But what do these ritual festivals tell us about people and their cultures? Food writer and presenter Stefan Gates immerses himself in some of the most extraordinary feasts and festivals on Earth. By j...
directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Feasts, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Feasts, 2, Japan
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directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, in Feasts, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
Stefan attempts to get under the skin of the traditional Japanese reserve by joining in some amazing feasts and festivals, a journey which culminates with Stefan and 10,000 Japanese men wearing nothing but loin cloths in a drunken rampage at a sacred Shinto temple. He starts his trip by helping a Shinto priestess...
directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, in Feasts, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Feasts, 3, Mexico
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directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, in Feasts, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
Stefan goes on a wild emotional and spiritual rollercoaster ride, starting with a teenage girl’s bizarre coming-of-age ceremony and ending with the Day of the Dead, a cacophonous cross-cultural festival of the senses during which Mexicans truly believe that their loved ones come back from the dead for three days...
directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, in Feasts, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Maharajah Burger
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written by Thomas Balmes; directed by Thomas Balmes; produced by Thomas Balmes, Patrick Winocour, fl. 2000 and Juliette Guigon, fl. 2000, Quark Productions, TBC Productions and Canal+ (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 51 mins
This film takes a wry look at the cultural confrontation of East and West, as reflected in attitudes towards the cow. In India, the cow is revered and cared for well beyond its prime. We see a hospice where cows spend their last days in comfort. When the BBC reports on the mass slaughter of cows due to mad cow dis...
written by Thomas Balmes; directed by Thomas Balmes; produced by Thomas Balmes, Patrick Winocour, fl. 2000 and Juliette Guigon, fl. 2000, Quark Productions, TBC Productions and Canal+ (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 51 mins
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