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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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Acting Like a Thief
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written by Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 and P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006; directed by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996; produced by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 15 mins
Acting Like a Thief is about a Chhara tribal theatre group in Ahmedabad, India. Starting with the arrest of playwright DaKxin Bajrange (Chhara), the documentary reveals how the Budhan Theatre has transformed the lives of adults and children within the community.
written by Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 and P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006; directed by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996; produced by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 15 mins
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La Americana
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directed by Nicholas Bruckman, fl. 2008 and John Mattiuzzi, fl. 2006; produced by Nicholas Bruckman, fl. 2008 and Jesse Thomas, fl. 2008, People's Television (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2008), 1 hour 6 mins
When nine-year-old Carla suffers a life-threatening accident, her mother, Carmen, must leave her behind and make the dangerous and illegal journey from Bolivia to the U.S., where she hopes to earn enough to save her daughter's life. Working in New York to support Carla's medical needs, Carmen struggles in vain to...
directed by Nicholas Bruckman, fl. 2008 and John Mattiuzzi, fl. 2006; produced by Nicholas Bruckman, fl. 2008 and Jesse Thomas, fl. 2008, People's Television (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2008), 1 hour 6 mins
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Apu Condor (The Condor God)
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written by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 30 mins
A unique and highly visual documentary that provides a detailed observation of the sacred Peruvian 'Yawar Fiesta of the Apu Condor'.
written by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 30 mins
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The Ax Fight
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written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 30 mins
A fight broke out in Mishimishimabowei-teri on the second day of Chagnon and Asch's stay in this village in 1971. The conflict developed between the villagers of Mishimishimabowei-teri and their visitors from another village. The visitors had formerly been part of Mishimishimabowei-teri, and many still had ties wi...
written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; produced by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 30 mins
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Aymara Leadership
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written by Hubert Smith, 1938-; directed by Hubert Smith, 1938- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1984), 29 mins
The theme of leadership is difficult to convey, especially in another culture, in which outsiders often do not recognize subtle cues and implicit understandings that play so important a role in the exercise and acceptance of authority. This film helps viewers, even if they have no prior familiarity with the Aymara...
written by Hubert Smith, 1938-; directed by Hubert Smith, 1938- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1984), 29 mins
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Balkan Rhapsodies: 78 Measures of War
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written by Jeff Daniel Silva, fl. 1996; directed by Jeff Daniel Silva, fl. 1996; produced by Jeff Daniel Silva, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 55 mins
Balkan Rhapsodies is an episodic documentary poem that interweaves a mosaic of encounters, observations, and reflections from Silva's travels throughout war-torn Serbia and Kosovo between 1999-2005. An American filmmaker and ethnographer, Jeff Daniel Silva, was the first US civilian allowed entry into a devastated...
written by Jeff Daniel Silva, fl. 1996; directed by Jeff Daniel Silva, fl. 1996; produced by Jeff Daniel Silva, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 55 mins
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Barbarians: Fierce and Friendly
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written by Dr. Ronald P. Toby; directed by Ikeda Hajime and Chet Kincaid, fl. 2010; produced by Chet Kincaid, fl. 2010 and Ikeda Hajime, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 11 mins
Like people elsewhere, Japanese throughout their history have encountered aliens in reality and in fantasy, and then have tried to incorporate them into their view of the world. Ronald P. Toby, noted Japanese historian, examines ways in which the Japanese have expressed their understanding of the foreign such as K...
written by Dr. Ronald P. Toby; directed by Ikeda Hajime and Chet Kincaid, fl. 2010; produced by Chet Kincaid, fl. 2010 and Ikeda Hajime, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1999), 11 mins
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Barracks Man (L'homme des Casernes)
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; produced by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
This film deals with the issue of mandatory military service in Switzerland. For four months, from February to May 1990, filmmaker Jacqueline Veuve and her team filmed a platoon engaged in basic training at Colombier, Switzerland.
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; produced by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 1 hour 30 mins
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The Bharvad Predicament
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written by Dr. Jayasinhji Jhala, 1946- and Roger Sandall, 1933-; directed by Dr. Jayasinhji Jhala, 1946- and Roger Sandall, 1933- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 50 mins
Bharvad cattle herdsmen have been nomadic pastorlalists for centuries. This film presents the conflict that has arisen between the local, landholding Kanbi farmers and the Bharvad in Dhrangadhra, western India.
written by Dr. Jayasinhji Jhala, 1946- and Roger Sandall, 1933-; directed by Dr. Jayasinhji Jhala, 1946- and Roger Sandall, 1933- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1987), 50 mins
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