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Bonaire's Talen: Languages of Bonaire
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directed by Victor Navarro Izquierdo; produced by Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden (Leiden, South Holland: Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden, 2020), 32 mins
Papiamentu is a creole language that was born during the slave trade era on the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. The slaves used the languages of their different European colonizers such as Spanish, Dutch, English or Portuguese and created a new hybrid form of communication. It first started as a...
directed by Victor Navarro Izquierdo; produced by Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden (Leiden, South Holland: Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Universiteit Leiden, 2020), 32 mins
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The Living Maya: The Sequels, Sequel 7, Teodoro: Silent Pioneer
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directed by Hubert Smith, 1938-; produced by Hubert Smith, 1938-, in The Living Maya: The Sequels, Sequel 7 (Privately Published, 2020), 40 mins
This covers the life of what villagers say was "the first" deaf person. It not only chronicles his status as a capable Maya man. It documents the status of deaf Maya persons and the emerging revelations that there is now, and may have been for centuries, a recessive gene for deafness. Three linguists from Gallaude...
directed by Hubert Smith, 1938-; produced by Hubert Smith, 1938-, in The Living Maya: The Sequels, Sequel 7 (Privately Published, 2020), 40 mins
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NOVA, A to Z: How Writing Changed the World
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directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
Where would we be without the world’s alphabets? Writing has played a vital role in the expansion and domination of cultures throughout history. But researchers are only now uncovering the origin story to our own alphabet, which may have gotten its beginnings in a turquoise mine thousands of years ago. From the...
directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
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NOVA, Season 47 Episode 13, A to Z: The First Alphabet
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directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA, Season 47 Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
Just as writing changed the course of human history, the evolution of paper and printing revolutionized the spread of information. The printing press kicked off the Industrial Revolution that fast-tracked us to the current digital age. But as the millennia-old tradition of penmanship falls out of favor, should we...
directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA, Season 47 Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
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in Languages Lost and Found: Speaking & Whistling the Mamma Tongue (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2019)
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Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 1 of 3, Surviving the Extreme
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directed by Alexis Girardet, fl. 1989; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 1 of 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 56 mins
Cameras explore some of the most breathtaking places on Earth, following the lives of some of the people who call these extraordinary places home. In the first episode, cameras follow Yak-herder Thokmay Lowa as he leads his herd through one of the most treacherous mountain passes in the high Himalaya. Elsewhere, t...
directed by Alexis Girardet, fl. 1989; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 1 of 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 56 mins
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Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 2 of 3, Surviving with Animals
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directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2000, George Pagliero, fl. 1998 and Andrew Thompson, fl. 2003; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 2 of 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 56 mins
Focusing on the relationships between animals and people living in some of the world's most extraordinary natural wonders, this episode follows nomadic people from the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia, as they hunt one of the very few animals that can survive in this frozen environment, reindeer. Elsewhere, cam...
directed by Virginia Quinn, fl. 2000, George Pagliero, fl. 1998 and Andrew Thompson, fl. 2003; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 2 of 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 56 mins
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Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 3 of 3, Surviving Against the Odds
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directed by Alexis Girardet, fl. 1989, Anne Sommerfield, fl. 2006 and Jobim Sampson, fl. 2004; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 3 of 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 55 mins
Earth's Natural Wonders: vast mountain ranges, impenetrable rainforests and dazzling tropical islands. Within these wonders, survival for human beings can be a challenge. Earth's Natural Wonders are among the most extreme places to live on the planet. From soaring mountains to deep jungles, people need bravery and...
directed by Alexis Girardet, fl. 1989, Anne Sommerfield, fl. 2006 and Jobim Sampson, fl. 2004; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Earth's Natural Wonders, Series 2, Episode 3 of 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 55 mins
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The Impacts of Colonialism in Canada
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produced by Matt LeMay, fl. 2010, LeMay Media (Pembroke, ON: LeMay Media, 2017), 18 mins
Prior to the arrival of Europeans, First Nations people were a richly diversified, self-sufficient culture living in various areas of Canada. Much of that changed with the arrival of the first Europeans. Colonization is the action or process of settling and establishing control over the indigenous people of an are...
produced by Matt LeMay, fl. 2010, LeMay Media (Pembroke, ON: LeMay Media, 2017), 18 mins
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NOVA, Season 42, Episode 15, Secrets of Noah's Ark
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directed by Nic Young, fl. 1999; produced by Elizabeth Trojian, fl. 2003, Laura Warner, fl. 2009, Crispin Green, fl. 2014 and Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Yap Films, Blink Films and WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 42, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 53 mins
Using instructions from an intriguing, 3,700 year-old inscription, a team of historians and expert boat builders investigates a fascinating flood legend and sets out to rebuild a tantalizing, ancient forerunner of the Ark.
directed by Nic Young, fl. 1999; produced by Elizabeth Trojian, fl. 2003, Laura Warner, fl. 2009, Crispin Green, fl. 2014 and Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Yap Films, Blink Films and WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 42, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 53 mins
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