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Singer, André 1945-

Overview
Works: 169 works in 613 publications in 9 languages and 10,613 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Social problem films  Biography  Biographical films  Internet videos  Educational films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Editor, tld, Compiler, Scenarist, Publishing director, Other, Scientific advisor, Creator, Restager
Classifications: HV6322.3.I5, 959.8035
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Most widely held works by André Singer
The act of killing by Joshua Oppenheimer( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Indonesian and English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This inventive documentary examines a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their mass-killings in the style of the movies they love
A history of anthropological thought by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )

22 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Goddess & the computer by André Singer( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biologist and an anthropologist look at a Bali irrigation system and propose a computer model to explore the effect of changes in the traditional system
Night will fall by André Singer( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the incredible efforts made by British cameramen to film and document the unbelievable atrocities the Allies encountered during the Liberation of the German Concentration camps in 1945 at the end of World War II
Prisoner of paradise by Malcolm Clarke( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The startling true story of Kurt Gerron, a well-known and beloved German-Jewish actor, director and cabaret star in Berlin in the 1920's and '30's ... [He] was captured and sent to a concentration camp, where he was ordered to write and direct a pro-Nazi propaganda film [entitled 'Theresienstadt : ein dokumentarfilm aus dem jüdischen siedlungsgebiet']"--Container
Zande themes; essays presented to Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard( Book )

12 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witchcraft among the Azande by André Singer( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the role of witchcraft among the Azande in spite of their acceptance of Christianity. Focuses on its usage in adjudicating disputes, curing illness, assuring success in the hunt, and purification of the newborn
Lords of the Khyber : the story of the North-West Frontier by André Singer( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The look of silence( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in Indonesian and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this follow-up to the documentary The act of killing (2012), the brother of a political dissident killed by state-sponsored death squads following Indonesia's 1965 military coup d'état seeks answers from the men responsible for the deed
Off the verandah by Bruce Dakowski( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the work of Bronislaw Malinowski, who studied the people of the Trobriands, a group of Pacific Islands, altering the idea that native peoples were primitive savages
Disappearing world : television and anthropology by André Singer( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guardians of the North-West frontier : the Pathans by André Singer( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange beliefs( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard was the first trained anthropologist to do work in Africa, where he lived among the Azande in Zaire and studied their belief in witchcraft and later worked with the Neur tribe in the Sudan
Divine magic : the world of the supernatural by André Singer( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of mysticism, magic and witchcraft - Fortune tellers - Sorcery - Alchemy - Vampires - Ghosts - Werewolves - Sasquatch, Bigfoot and Yeti - Mermaids - Premonition
The Kazakhs of China( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Kazakh and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nomadic, fiercely independent Kazakhs live in the mountains between Tibet and Mongolia. They have adapted to communism even though they live away from Chinese authorities
Coming of age( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and career of Margaret Mead, one of the most controversial anthropologists and fieldworkers of her day. Includes original footage from American Samoa, New Guinea and Bali
Afghan exodus( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary by Akbar Ahmed and André Singer is about the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan and tribal groups in the area
The Pathans( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Catalan and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are twelve million Pathans. Bound by a common language, a common heritage and the unifying force of Islam, these proud and independent people do not acknowledge the geographical boundary which divides them between Afghanistan and Pakistan. This film was shot at the same time as Khyber (see RAI Film and Video Library list) in Pakistan, close to the Afghan border (http://www.therai.org.uk/film/the-series-of-disappearing-world/the-pathans/)
The last navigator( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Thomas sails with Mau Piailug to learn about navigation and life in Micronesia
Strange beliefs : Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard, 1902-1973 by Bruce Dakowski( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Evans-Pritchard was the first trained anthropologist to do work in Africa, where he lived among the Azande and studied their belief in witchcraft. Later, he worked with the Nuer tribe in the Sudan. His work on witchcraft caused philosophers to ask how rational thinking could be defined; his study of tribal organization intrigued political theorists; his attention to the sophisticated religious sentiments of so-called primitive peoples has strongly influenced theologians
 
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Andre Singer brittiläinen elokuvantekijä ja antropologi

André Singer producteur britannique

Andre Singer productor de cine británico

André Singer productor de cinema britànic

Singer, Andre

Singer, André Felix Vitus 1945-

Андре Сингер

أندريه سينجر منتج أفلام بريطاني

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