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Yanomamö, Magical Death
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written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and 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-, in Yanomamö (Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 29 mins
This film is an exceptionally vivid portrayal of shamanic activity, as well as an exploration of the close connection between politics and shamanism in Yanomamo culture.
written by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and 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-, in Yanomamö (Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 29 mins
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Yanomamö, Tapir Distribution
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written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 12 mins
The conflict shown in The Ax Fight disrupted the political stability in Mishimishimabowei-teri. Several days after the fight, Moawa, the most prominent headman in the village, killed a tapir and presented it to his brothers-in-law who comprise an important political bloc in the village.
written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-; directed by Timothy Asch, 1932-1994 and Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938-, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 12 mins
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Yemen: Praying For Revolution
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directed by François Cauwel, fl. 2011 and Lea Zilber, fl. 2011; produced by Hikari Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2011), 26 mins
A few months ago they were less than 50 in front of the Sanaa University. Today they are millions all across Yemen protesting and demanding a change of regime. Students, human rights activists, tribesmen. An entire people is mobilized and praying for change. A people paying homage to the very first protesters who...
directed by François Cauwel, fl. 2011 and Lea Zilber, fl. 2011; produced by Hikari Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2011), 26 mins
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Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 1, Face and Place
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directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
The concept of 'face' is common across Asia, and provides a basis for private and business relationships. It is an unwritten code of behaviour which guides its protagonists to be diplomatic and yielding, but at the same time ruthless in the preservation of reputation. Religious, social and moral philosophies shape...
directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
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Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 2, Insider/Outsider
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directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 2 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
Westerners doing business in Asia often complain they remain outsiders regardless of their length of stay. A basic difference in cultural style inhibits Australians, and other foreigners, becoming 'Asian insiders'. This episode explores the respective approaches of Asians and outsiders towards business deals and e...
directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 2 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
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Yen for a Dollar, Series 1,  Episode 3, Iron Butterflies
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directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 3 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
Men still dominate the list of 'Who's Who' in Asian business. Yet, increasingly, some of the wealthy and identifiable personalities in Asia are women. As more and more Asian women become Western educated, their level of public involvement in business and society will rise. In this episode we meet Joyce Mar, who is...
directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 3 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
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Yen for a Dollar, Series 1,  Episode 4, Family and Food
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directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 4 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
In most Asian cultures, the family is considered the cornerstone of society and often the company. As a theme, food is central to this episode as the rituals and practices of food production and eating habits of each region impact on the way business is conducted. Hamdam Mohamad is a major shareholder and Chief Ex...
directed by Pria Viswalingam, 1962-; produced by Will Davies, ABC Commercial, in Yen for a Dollar, Series 1, Episode 4 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2000), 26 mins
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The Yes Men Fix The World
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(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins

THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD is a screwball true story that follows two daring and imaginative political activists - Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno - as they infiltrate the world of big business and pull off outrageous pranks that highlight how corporate greed is destroying the planet.

One day Andy, purporting to be...

(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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Yesterday in Rwanda
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directed by Davina Pardo; produced by Davina Pardo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 15 mins
Yesterday in Rwanda is a haunting film that focuses on one survivor of the genocide and her experience of trauma, displacement and hope. Claire Wihogora emigrated to Canada in 1998, four years after her father, brother and countless other family and friends were killed. The film portrays Claire carrying on with he...
directed by Davina Pardo; produced by Davina Pardo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2005), 15 mins
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Yindabad
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directed by Mariano Agudo, fl. 2008 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 58 mins
Yindabad deals with the flipside of Indian economic development, namely how an enormous construction project impacts an indigenous population. The Narmada Valley Development Project was created during the late 1960s to construct 30 large scale dams, 135 medium-size dams and more than 3000 small-size dams in the Na...
directed by Mariano Agudo, fl. 2008 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 58 mins
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