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MVA Collection, Cowboys: East Germany, Rebels of the Vogtland
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produced by Eric O'Connell, fl. 2010, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2010), 36 mins
Filmmaker and visual anthropologist Eric O'Connell explores a subculture of cowboys in the former East Germany who have adopted and adapted the lifestyle of the American Western Cowboy. The cowboy represents ideals of freedom and individualism in this subculture that developed behind “the Iron Curtain.” Emergi...
produced by Eric O'Connell, fl. 2010, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2010), 36 mins
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MVA Collection, Los Extraños del Camino Inca = Strangers of the Inca Trail
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directed by Jamie Schreiber, fl. 2010, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2010), 31 mins,
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A film about transcultural communitas, global tourism, and the nature of “documentary” filmmaking, Los Extraños del Camino Inca uses documentary footage shot on the Inca Trail in the Andes of Peru. It is a post-modern narrative about transcultural communitas and global tourism. The film follows a group of tre...
directed by Jamie Schreiber, fl. 2010, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2010), 31 mins,
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MVA Collection, Homecoming: Conversations with Combat PTSD
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produced by Ted Woods, fl. 2011 and Dan Munger, fl. 2011, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2013), 30 mins
What happens when a veteran comes home from war? Homecoming: Conversations with Combat PTSD is a documentary film that looks to transcend statistics in order to understand the experiences of Marine combat Veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Homecoming reveals the raw, complex, and often...
produced by Ted Woods, fl. 2011 and Dan Munger, fl. 2011, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2013), 30 mins
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MVA Collection, Los Villanos of Villa Esperanza
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directed by Sabrina Skau, fl. 2013; produced by Sabrina Skau, fl. 2013, in MVA Collection (University of Southern California, 2013), 31 mins
Danny, Melvin, and David are "Los Villanos," a group of friends who grew up together in an affordable housing development in South Central Los Angeles. Against a backdrop of poverty and violence, they and their families have carved out a space for flourishing in the "Villa of Hope." In this documentary, we encount...
directed by Sabrina Skau, fl. 2013; produced by Sabrina Skau, fl. 2013, in MVA Collection (University of Southern California, 2013), 31 mins
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MVA Collection, Something Funny
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directed by Brittany V. Gates, fl. 2013; produced by Brittany V. Gates, fl. 2013, in MVA Collection (California: University of Southern California, 2013), 30 mins
Something Funny is a documentary focused on three emerging, female, comedic talents in Los Angeles. Through interviews, stand-up, and improv material, Something Funny exposes the unjustifiable gender bias within comedic entertainment and demonstrates the hopeful future brewing for women in comedy.
directed by Brittany V. Gates, fl. 2013; produced by Brittany V. Gates, fl. 2013, in MVA Collection (California: University of Southern California, 2013), 30 mins
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MVA Collection, The Altarmakers
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directed by Rachel Elizabeth Jones, fl. 2013; produced by Rachel Elizabeth Jones, fl. 2013, University of Southern California, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2013), 31 mins
The Altarmakers investigates the modern "spiritual products" industry and the hybridized religious practices of people who buy these items. Set in Los Angeles, the filmmaker uses her own discovery of altarmaking as a tool for healing grief to frame her exploration, which addresses the changed landscape of spiritua...
directed by Rachel Elizabeth Jones, fl. 2013; produced by Rachel Elizabeth Jones, fl. 2013, University of Southern California, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2013), 31 mins
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MVA Collection, L.A. Bamba: An Exploration of Son Jarocho in Southern California
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produced by Kara Clemins, fl. 2014, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2014), 26 mins
L.A. Bamba examines how Son Jarocho musicians engage with Mexican American culture in Los Angeles. Son Jarocho is historically known for its playful style dating back to its creation and spread from Veracruz, Mexico. The genre is characterized by its upbeat style and colorful instrumentation. This film examines h...
produced by Kara Clemins, fl. 2014, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2014), 26 mins
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MVA Collection, Making Belief Visible: The Cultural and Civic Work behind the Annual Santo Niño Ati-Atihan Festival in the Philippines
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directed by George Villanueva, fl. 2015; produced by George Villanueva, fl. 2015, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2014), 25 mins
Making Belief Visible is a visual ethnographic account of a Filipino-American filmmaker’s journey back to his father’s hometown in the Philippines to learn about the town’s local ritual and now global tourist attraction—the Santo Niño Ati-Atihan Festival.  The religious festival has evolved since its or...
directed by George Villanueva, fl. 2015; produced by George Villanueva, fl. 2015, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2014), 25 mins
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MVA Collection, Peanut Butter et Confiture
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produced by Adrienne Gerard, fl. 2014, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2014), 31 mins
Moving to a new country and learning the ways of a new culture is often a long and difficult process. Add learning how to parent to this task, and you have a whole new experience for these expatriates. Yolande and Marie are two French moms learning how to raise their children to live in Southern California. Their...
produced by Adrienne Gerard, fl. 2014, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2014), 31 mins
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MVA Collection, Sounds Unbound: Being an Independent Musician in the Digital Age
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directed by Jiaqi Yu, fl. 2016; produced by Jiaqi Yu, fl. 2016, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2016), 25 mins
In the last four decades, the Digital Revolution has exerted tremendous impact on the music industry—the transition from analog to digital technology and the increasing availability of digital tools have liberated the creative process, allowing an increasing number of indie musicians to work out of the mainstrea...
directed by Jiaqi Yu, fl. 2016; produced by Jiaqi Yu, fl. 2016, in MVA Collection (Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California, 2016), 25 mins
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