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University of California (System) Extension Media Center

Overview
Works: 1,186 works in 1,590 publications in 5 languages and 7,497 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Educational films  Short films  History  Biography  Cross-cultural studies  Biographical films  Sports films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: P117, 302.222
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A World of gestures : culture & nonverbal communication( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at gestures from different cultures around the world and examines their origin, meaning and function
Altar of fire by Robert Gardner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film about a twelve-day ancient Vedic ritual performed by Mambudiri Brahmins in Kerala, southwest India, in April 1975
The Human voice : exploring vocal paralanguage( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the voice as an extraordinary human instrument. When we speak, our voice reveals our gender, age, geographic background, level of education, emotional state, and our relationship with the person spoken to. All these clues (and many more) are contained in even small fragments of speech, because our voices can be interpreted with remarkable accuracy. This video, explores the power, dimensions, and facets of this uniquely human instrument
Popol vuh : sacred book of the Quiché Maya( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the creation myth of the Quiché Maya of ancient Guatemala through animation. This myth and the story of the hero twins survived the Spanish Conquest in the Maya's sacred book known as the Popol Vuh
Bahia : Africa in the Americas( Visual )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of African culture are powerfully expressed in the food, art, dance, and most importantly, the Candomblé (Umbanda) religion of the Afro-Brazilian majority of the state of Bahía
Gender & Communication : Male-Female Differences in Language & Nonverbal Behavior( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explores the impact that gender has on verbal messages such as speech, language, and vocabulary as well as on nonverbal channels of communication such as touch, movement, and gesture
Democratic promise : Saul Alinsky and his legacy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary organizer Saul Alinsky led the movement to empower disenfranchised communities through collective action. His life influenced the struggles for civil rights, the farm workers movement and redefined the very nature of political protest. This film examines Alinsky's life and influence through work being done by two contemporary people's organizations
The Interpersonal perception task (IPT) by Dane Archer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A test designed to find out how people form perceptions of others. Consists of thirty brief scenes showing people in various interactions. Each scene is preceded by a question about the interaction taking place
Kypseli : women and men apart : a divided reality by Susannah M Hoffman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and German and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film essay on the peasant society of Kipséli, a small isolated Greek village on the island of Thira. Depicts how the people of Kipséli divide time, space, material possessions, and activities according to an underlying pattern based on the separation of the sexes, and shows how this division determines the village social structure
Voices of the Orishas( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ethnographic documentary which demonstrates the survival and strength of the Yoruba cultural and religious heritage in the contemporary life of Caribbean African-Hispanics. Documents a ritual ceremony that features dancing, singing, praying and drum beating, invoking the twenty-two Orishas, or deities of the Yoruba religion
Voodoo and the church in Haiti( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and influence of Voodoo in Haiti
The Feast in Dream Village by Janet Hoskins( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case documented in this film concerns a garden settlement on Sumba Island, Indonesia, that burned down. The feast serves several purposes: to call back spirits who lost their domains in the fire; to insure future harvests; and, to agrandise the sponsors through exuberent displays of wealth
The Chinampas( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Chinampa, a traditional Mexican agricultural system, and traces its long history. Shows modern day threats to this system and discusses measures to save the Chinampa
Horses of Life and Death by Janet Hoskins( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at some of the customs and rituals on the island of Sumba and how the small sandalwood horse, brought to the island centuries ago, has become an important part of these rituals and has served as a spirit companion in the Sumbanese celebrations of life and death
A world of food : tastes & taboos in different cultures( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the variety of food likes and dislikes, food taboos, and food rules around the world. Shows that food behaviors are peculiar to given cultures and that each culture has its unwritten food etiquette rules
The interpersonal perception task-15 (IPT-15)( Visual )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A test designed to find out how people form perceptions of others. Several brief scenes showing people in various situations are preceded by questions about the interaction taking place
Mammy Water: In Search of the Water Spirits in Nigeria by Sabine Jell-Bahlsen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Igbo and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film features Mammy Water rituals and interviewies with devotes and their leaders. Mammy Waters is a water deity worshiped in Nigeria
Trobriand cricket : an ingenious response to colonialism by Jerry Leach( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the Trobriand Islanders have transformed the British game of cricket over the last seventy years into a unique Trobriand sport and a colorful ritual expressing their own cultural values
Dance and human history( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the work of Alan Lomax and his colleagues in developing choreometrics, a cross-cultural method of studying the relationship of dance style to social structure. Shows how the group, including Forrestine Paulay, Conrad Arensberg, and Irmgard Bartenieff, analyzed dance films from all over the world and established a connection between patterns of movement and patterns of culture
California mission music( Recording )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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