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End of the Sad Zone
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directed by Werner Sperschneider, fl. 1999; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 1991), 34 mins
Until November 1989, the village of Grossburschla fell within the 'sad zone' on the frontier between East and West Germany. Whilst the world's television screens were filled with scenes of the Wall tumbling down in Berlin, similarly momentous changes were also quietly taking place in the countryside. Filmed in the...
directed by Werner Sperschneider, fl. 1999; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 1991), 34 mins
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Endgames
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directed by linca Calugareanu, fl. 2009; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2009), 32 mins
This film follows a day in the life of Cluj-Napoca, a city in Transylvania in northern Romania, focusing on three main characters - Valer, an 85-year-old retired colonel; Daria, an 89-year-old retired Russian language teacher and Inocentiu, a 67-year-old retired driver and ardent chess player. As the day evolves f...
directed by linca Calugareanu, fl. 2009; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2009), 32 mins
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Men of Words
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directed by Johanne Haaber Ihle, fl. 2009; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2009), 22 mins
In the context of strict censorship by the government of the then dictator of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh, this film explores how ancient traditions of poetry, sometimes set to music and recorded on audio cassettes, were used as a means to circulate ideas about social and political problems related to the fractured r...
directed by Johanne Haaber Ihle, fl. 2009; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2009), 22 mins
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We Don't Need a Grave
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directed by Kim Satbyul, fl. 2014; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 27 mins
The film attempts to show how the people who choose shizenso rather than typical family grave try to accept one’s death. Shizenso means a natural mortuary practice that has no religious affiliation. It scatters cremation ashes of the deceased in the ocean and mountains. During the 1990s in Japan, shizenso emerge...
directed by Kim Satbyul, fl. 2014; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2014), 27 mins
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Call for Grace
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directed by Laetitia Merli, 1969-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2000), 31 mins
During Mongolia's seventy years of domination by the Soviet Union, shamanism, like many aspects of Mongolian tradition, was forbidden by the Communist authorities, and went into decline. Since the early 1990s, however, it has been undergoing a revival, and is rapidly regaining its place in Mongolian cultural iden...
directed by Laetitia Merli, 1969-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2000), 31 mins
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Deus Obrigadu
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directed by Patricia Pedrosa, fl. 2007; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2008), 31 mins
Four Christian women work and live in a Muslim and patriarchal world. The 'Sisters of the Consolata Missionaries' are building a new library in Empada, a small village in the south of Guinea-Bissau, West Africa. They went there solely because they wanted to give their lives to those who had never met Christ. Their...
directed by Patricia Pedrosa, fl. 2007; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2008), 31 mins
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Home
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directed by Jennifer Peachey, 1983-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2009), 32 mins
Intimate and warm, this portrayal of the film-maker's Japanese mother explores experiences, reflections and memories of family and life in Japan and 'barbaric England'. As the journey unfolds, we find ourselves in Japan for The Festival of The Dead where the emotional idiosyncrasies that lie behind this national c...
directed by Jennifer Peachey, 1983-; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2009), 32 mins
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Kauaki Kai Kanuo = Harpoons and Heartache
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directed by Bessie Morris, fl. 1998; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 1998), 29 mins
An exploration of the relationships between female tourists and Greek men, focusing on the personal story of Vassilis, a young bartender in the tourist town of Hania, Crete.
directed by Bessie Morris, fl. 1998; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 1998), 29 mins
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Mangrove Music
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directed by Carlo A. Cubero, fl. 2006; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2006), 49 mins
The Caribbean island of Culebra is located between Spanish-speaking Puerto Rico and the English-speaking Virgin Islands. Musicians from Culebra draw inspiration from a variety of regional, national and global influences when composing and producing their distinctive music. This film follows two music groups from t...
directed by Carlo A. Cubero, fl. 2006; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2006), 49 mins
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Meeting the Family
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directed by Kengmo Chappatte, fl. 2011-2012; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2011), 30 mins
My mother is Swiss, my father Cameroonian. I am in my home village in West Cameroon, waiting for the arrival of members from my mother's family who will meet the Cameroonian family for the first time. Will they be able to look past their cultural differences and relate as one big family?
directed by Kengmo Chappatte, fl. 2011-2012; produced by University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology (Manchester, England: University of Manchester. Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, 2011), 30 mins
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