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Environmental Agriculture Workbooks
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in Amazon Projects: Agenda 31, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
In this segment we learn about the value of keeping notebooks to record work incidents.
in Amazon Projects: Agenda 31, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
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Demaraction of Waiapi Land
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in Amazon Projects: Signs Don't Speak, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 mins
While the Waiapi of Brazil used to roam freely, the discovery of gold in their territory caused outsiders to come in and disturb the environment. The Waiapi were willing to share their land, but they desired specific areas to be set aside for themselves only. Thus demarcation efforts - which took 11 years - began.
in Amazon Projects: Signs Don't Speak, Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 2 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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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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Video in the Villages, Conflicts in the Amazon: Free-for-all in Sararé
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written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, Maurizio Longobardi and Virgínia Valadão, 1952-1998; directed by Virgínia Valadão, 1952-1998, Vincent Carelli, 1953- and Maurizio Longobardi, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 27 mins
More than six thousand gold and mineral prospectors have invaded the Nambiquara reserve of Sararé, Brazil, while loggers raid the area's mahogany rich forests. Only pressure from the World Bank, with whom the government of Mato Grosso is negotiating a loan, promises to bring an end to the gross environmental degr...
written by Vincent Carelli, 1953-, Maurizio Longobardi and Virgínia Valadão, 1952-1998; directed by Virgínia Valadão, 1952-1998, Vincent Carelli, 1953- and Maurizio Longobardi, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1992), 27 mins
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Video in the Villages, Conflicts in the Amazon: It's Now or Never! Twenty Years of Struggles
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written by Mari Correa, fl. 1986 and Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; produced by Centro de Trabalho Indigenista, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1998), 31 mins
In April 1997, the Makuxi Indians of North Roraima commemorate their struggle to have their land holdings recognized by the Brazilian government. Through testimonials, skits and animation, they re-create a history of forced labor and exploitation at the hands of whites.
written by Mari Correa, fl. 1986 and Vincent Carelli, 1953-; directed by Vincent Carelli, 1953-; produced by Centro de Trabalho Indigenista, in Video in the Villages (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1998), 31 mins
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Diary from Rivesaltes 1941-1942 (Journal de Rivesaltes 1941-1942)
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written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 1 hour 15 mins
From August to October 1942, over 2250 Jews were deported from the internment camp of Rivesaltes to Auschwitz by way of Drancy. Among them were 110 children. Friedel Bohny-Reiter, a nurse with the Swiss Aid to Children, worked in this camp in the South of France.
written by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013; directed by Jacqueline Veuve, 1930-2013 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 1 hour 15 mins
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From Babylonia To Beverly Hills: The Exodus of Iran's Jews
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written by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; directed by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; produced by Sara Nodjoumi, fl. 1997-2015 and Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 27 mins
In 1979, the Islamic Revolution in Iran brought a twenty-five- hundred-year-old history to a close for the Jews who left their homeland for America. Uncertain about their safety and fearing religious persecution in Khomeini's Islamic Theocracy, an estimated 80,000 of Iran's 100,000 Jews fled the country. This docu...
written by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; directed by Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974-; produced by Sara Nodjoumi, fl. 1997-2015 and Tanaz Eshaghian, 1974- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 27 mins
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From Honey to Ashes
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written by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; directed by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; produced by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 47 mins
In March 2004, one of the world's last voluntarily isolated groups of hunter-gatherers walked out of the forest in northern Paraguay, fleeing ranchers' bulldozers. They formed a new village with their more settled relatives, where they confronted the complexities of learning how to become "Ayoreo Indians" and more...
written by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; directed by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004; produced by Lucas Bessire, fl. 2004 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2006), 47 mins
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Her Name Came on Arrows: A Kinship Interview with the Baruya of New Guinea
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written by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; produced by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; interview by Maurice Godelier, 1934- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1982), 26 mins
In the eastern highlands of Papua New Guinea, French anthropologist Maurice Godelier invites five of his Baruya friends and informants to his house to discuss Baruya kinship and rules of marriage. As Godelier poses questions, the kinship rules that provide the cohesive fabric of Baruya culture are brought to life.
written by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; produced by Allison Jablonko, 1936-, Marek Jablonko, 1927-2002 and Stephen Olsson; interview by Maurice Godelier, 1934- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1982), 26 mins
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