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Bendum: In The Heart of Mindanao
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written by E. Anthony Collins, 1963-; directed by E. Anthony Collins, 1963-; produced by E. Anthony Collins, 1963- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 29 mins
This documentary is about the homeland and daily life of an indigenous tribal community in the tropical uplands of central Mindanao, Philippines. In this small village called Bendum, the local community has successfully struggled, after decades of commercialized logging and deforestation, to gain control over thei...
written by E. Anthony Collins, 1963-; directed by E. Anthony Collins, 1963-; produced by E. Anthony Collins, 1963- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 29 mins
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Democracía Indígena (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Pacho Lane, 1938-; produced by Gerardo Avila Garcia (Watertown, MA: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2000), 38 mins

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This film examines the indigenous rights revolution sweeping Mexico through the municipal elections in Huehuetla, Puebla. In 1989, the Huehuetla Totonacs formed the Organización Independiente Totonaca (OIT), and joined in an electoral alliance with the Partido de la Revoluci..

directed by Pacho Lane, 1938-; produced by Gerardo Avila Garcia (Watertown, MA: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2000), 38 mins
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Inside the Khmer Rouge
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written by Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010 and David A. Feingold, fl. 1981-2014; directed by David A. Feingold, fl. 1981-2014; produced by David A. Feingold, fl. 1981-2014 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1990), 44 mins
Inside the Khmer Rouge takes an in-depth look at the history, domination, and current status of the Khmer Rouge (a Communist regime) in Cambodia. The film features revealing interviews with soldiers of both the modern Khmer Rouge and those who fight in opposition.
written by Shari Robertson, fl. 1987-2010 and David A. Feingold, fl. 1981-2014; directed by David A. Feingold, fl. 1981-2014; produced by David A. Feingold, fl. 1981-2014 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1990), 44 mins
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Kalahari Family, Part 2, End of the Road
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family, Part 2 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 57 mins
John Marshall is reunited with Toma's family in 1978. Like a majority of Ju/'hoansi, they have settled at Tjum!kui, an administrative post run by the South African government. They came looking for water, jobs and an easier life, but found poverty, malnutrition and violence. Desperate for a more stable existence,...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family, Part 2 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 57 mins
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!Kung, To Hold Our Ground: A Field Report
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written by Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991 and John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Documentary Educational Resources (DER), in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1991), 33 mins
For thousands of years Ju/'hoansi have lived in the Nyae Nyae region in northeastern Namibia. In the 1950s, most Ju/'hoansi had been exterminated or were dispossessed by white colonists and black farmers, but in Nyae Nyae Ju/'hoansi were still the only permanent inhabitants.
written by Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991 and John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Documentary Educational Resources (DER), in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1991), 33 mins
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¡Luchando!  Cuba's Struggle to Survive
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written by Russell Porter, fl. 1986; directed by Russell Porter, fl. 1986; produced by Denise Patience, fl. 1990 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 55 mins
Russel Porter, an Australian documentary filmmaker examines how people in Cuba are surviving the hardships caused initially by the "blockade" imposed by the USA over 30 years ago and increased by the more recent loss of trade with the countries of Eastern Europe. The goal was to faithfully and objectively portray...
written by Russell Porter, fl. 1986; directed by Russell Porter, fl. 1986; produced by Denise Patience, fl. 1990 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1994), 55 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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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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Under the Sun, Fighting For The Holy Family
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produced by Joanna Head, British Broadcasting Corporation and National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, in Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1993), 54 mins
In the midst of Belfast's Murder Triangle, at The Holy Family Golden Gloves Amateur Boxing Club, young Protestants and Catholics train side by side in a surprising oasis of peace. Through the stories of four of the young boxers, Under the Sun reveals the rituals of boxing and the traditions of life in a society wr...
produced by Joanna Head, British Broadcasting Corporation and National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, in Under the Sun (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1993), 54 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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