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Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World collection
Creators:
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)
British Broadcasting Corporation
Grant, Michael
Meech, Richard, 1954-
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Dates:
1989-1992, undated
Size:
172 Sound cassettes
4.37 Linear feet
40 Film reels (silent color negative A and B rolls, 16mm)
1,336 Film reels (in 399 cans, silent color negative outtakes and trims, 16mm)
10 Film reels (silent color print, 16mm)
701 Sound tape reels (1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World collection consists of film materials and associated documentation for the editing process of the ten-episode ethnographic television series aired in 1992 and hosted by Harvard anthropologist David Maybury-Lewis. The collection consists of field sound, camera original film in the form of outtakes and trims, edited silent film (A and B rolls and prints), and technical paper documentation including field and lab reports.

Karen Kramer film collection
Creators:
Karen Kramer Films
Kramer, Karen (Karen Susan)
Dates:
circa 1970-1997
Size:
Film reels (color silent sound; 48,900 feet)
Videocassettes (color silent sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of outtakes from film by Karen Kramer, including THE SERPENT HANDLERS, TO SERVE THE GODS, HAITIAN SONG, LEGACY OF THE SPIRITS, CELEBRATION, MOCCO JUMBIE, CIGAR ROLLERS, RICE AND PEAS, CONEY ISLAND MERMAID. Collection also contains production videotapes for DAYS OF AWE, project video tapes for CHILDREN OF SHADOWS …

Jerome Mintz films and photographs of Andalusia, Spain
Creators:
Mintz, Jerome R.
Dates:
1969-1982
Size:
104 Film reels (black-and-white color silent sound; 57,400 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2011.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited films films by Jerome Mintz made in Casa Viejas, Andalusia, Spain: Pepe's Family, The Shoemaker, Romeria: Day of the Virgin, Carnaval de Pueblo, The Shepherd's Family, Perico: the Bowlmaker and film outtakes associated with these six titles. Collection also contains audio tapes and still photographs. Please note that the …

Man TV
Creators:
Ushiyama, Jun'ichi, 1930-1997
Dates:
1967-1982
Size:
37 Film reels (color sound; 70,740 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of 37 episodes of the Japanese documentary series Man TV. The tevision broadcast series was produced by Jun'ichi Ushiyama for Nippon A-V (NAV). Film crews would spend extended periods, often over several years, with the cultural groups documented. The series was originally produced for Japanese audiences and later modified …

Threads of Survival
Creators:
Vander, Kathryn
Dates:
1991
Size:
Film reels (25 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film documents the Hmong immigrants to the United States in their struggles to maintain the culture and traditions from their native Laos. Weaving and sewing of elaborate clothing and storycloths are depicted as the main vehicle for cultural transmission. Large tapestries on which pictures are stitched are used to …

Corinne Kratz films of the Okiek
Creators:
Kratz, Corinne Ann, 1953-
Dates:
1983-1984
Size:
8 Film reels (2 hours 58 minutes, color silent; 2400 feet, 8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot among the Okiek (Ogiek) of Kenya. Footage includes documentation of a number of girl's coming-of age ceremonies at various sites (Sapoitit [Chepto] and Nkaroni), pottery making, beehive tending, trap making, domestic and economic activities, and scenes of forest and gardens. Please note that the contents of the collection …

Capital of Earth: the Maroons of Moore Town (outtakes)
Creators:
Miller, Jefferson
Bilby, Kenneth M., 1953-
Dates:
1979
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 7,600 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Outtakes from a film project shot in eastern Jamaica among the descendants of escaped African slaves who formed rebel communities in the Blue Mountains. Documented are aspects of Maroon culture including communal labor (with digging songs), Kromanti drumming and healing rights, and cultivation and marketing of agricultural produce. Please note …

Stephanos Stephanides videos of Hail Mother Kali
Creators:
Stephanides, Stephanos
Dates:
1988
Size:
9 Videocassettes (U-matic) (9 hours, color sound)
15 Videocassettes (VHS) (15 hours, color sound)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record of an annual three-day Kalimai (Mother Kali) puja held in Berbice, Guyana. Footage documents various aspects of the worship of the Hindu Mother which was brought to Guyana by predominatly south Indian indentured laborers (known as Madrasi) from the mid 19th to early 20th century. In contemporary Guyana this …

James Ault Baptist Church films
Creators:
Ault, James M., 1946-
Dates:
1987
Size:
107 Film reels (color sound; 75,600 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.21
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage and film shot in 1987 for the film BORN AGAIN about a congregation of fundamentalist Baptists in and around Worcester, Massachusetts. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document …

Powerhouse for God
Creators:
Dornfield, Barry
Dates:
1988-1989
Size:
45 Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of the edited film, Powerhouse for God, and related outtakes. The films document a Baptist pastor and his congregation in Virginia's northern Blue Ridge Mountains and center on the worship service and devotional performances. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used …

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