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Australia Today, District Commissioner
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directed by Shan Benson, fl. 1953-1963; produced by R. Maslyn Williams, fl. 1952, Australian Commonwealth Film Unit, in Australia Today (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 27 mins
In 1963, Tom Ellis was the District Commissioner of the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea. In this film Tom describes how the Territory Administration is helping the people to adjust to a new way of life in the social and economic development of the area. We see patrol officers in the field presiding over trad...
directed by Shan Benson, fl. 1953-1963; produced by R. Maslyn Williams, fl. 1952, Australian Commonwealth Film Unit, in Australia Today (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 27 mins
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The Australian Experience, 1995, Populate or Perish
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written by Tony Barrell, fl. 1977-2010 and Susan Ardill, fl. 1994; directed by Susan Ardill, fl. 1994; produced by Susan Ardill, fl. 1994 and Clare Bonham, fl. 1995-2005, Film Australia, in The Australian Experience, 1995 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1995), 55 mins
Australia has long been seen as a land of potential, with plenty of room for everyone - provided they were white. This film recalls the fear and insularity that has shaped our population policy. Today, these anxieties are often expressed as opposition to further population increase. Others argue that the problem i...
written by Tony Barrell, fl. 1977-2010 and Susan Ardill, fl. 1994; directed by Susan Ardill, fl. 1994; produced by Susan Ardill, fl. 1994 and Clare Bonham, fl. 1995-2005, Film Australia, in The Australian Experience, 1995 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1995), 55 mins
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Awakening from Sorrow: Buenos Aires 1997
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directed by Karina Epperlein, fl. 1984 and John Knoop, 1940-2017; produced by John Knoop, 1940-2017 and Karina Epperlein, fl. 1984 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2009), 40 mins
"CHILLING IN SCOPE AND EFFECT." -SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE AWAKENING FROM SORROW: BUENOS AIRES 1997 A FILM BY JOHN KNOOP & KARINA EPPERLEIN AWAKENING FROM SORROW is about a crucial moment in history when the grief of young Argentines — whose parents disappeared and were tortured and killed during the 'Dirty War...
directed by Karina Epperlein, fl. 1984 and John Knoop, 1940-2017; produced by John Knoop, 1940-2017 and Karina Epperlein, fl. 1984 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2009), 40 mins
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Awakening from Sorrow: Buenos Aires 1997
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directed by Karina Epperlein, fl. 1984 and John Knoop, 1940-2017; produced by John Knoop, 1940-2017 and Karina Epperlein, fl. 1984 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2009), 40 mins
AWAKENING FROM SORROW is about a crucial moment in history when the grief of young Argentines -- whose parents disappeared and were tortured and killed during the 'Dirty War' (Argentina's dictatorship organized mass killings of civilian dissidents during the 1970s until 1983) erupts into public action, and becomes...
directed by Karina Epperlein, fl. 1984 and John Knoop, 1940-2017; produced by John Knoop, 1940-2017 and Karina Epperlein, fl. 1984 (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2009), 40 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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Azerbaijan: All the President's Oil
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produced by Journeyman Pictures; interview by Marcel Theroux (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 26 mins
Azerbaijan, which occupies the southern part of the isthmus between the Black and Caspian seas, is a country rich in history, and in oil. So rich in oil, it should to be a textbook example of the benefits of globalization; however, as reporter Marcel Theroux explains, the vast amount of money coming in is not tric...
produced by Journeyman Pictures; interview by Marcel Theroux (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2011), 26 mins
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Back to Basra: After Saddam
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produced by Arthur Kent, 1953- (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 53 mins
Filmmaker Arthur Kent returns to the southern Iraqi city in the aftermath of the war.
produced by Arthur Kent, 1953- (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 53 mins
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Baghdad Taxi
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directed by Frederic Tonolli, fl. 2003; produced by Arnaud Hamelin, SUNSET Presse (Java Films, 2012), 53 mins
A few months after the withdrawal of the American troops from Iraq a filmmaker decides to cross the country in a taxi. From the far north to extreme south passing through the cities that featured heavily in Iraq's recent dramatic history; Erbil, Sulaymaniyah , Kirkuk, Mosul, Tikrit, Fallujah, Baghdad, Babylon, Kar...
directed by Frederic Tonolli, fl. 2003; produced by Arnaud Hamelin, SUNSET Presse (Java Films, 2012), 53 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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