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University of California (System) Extension Media Center

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Works: 1,138 works in 1,647 publications in 6 languages and 7,258 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: PN1997, 302.222
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A World of gestures : culture & nonverbal communication( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gestures from different cultures around the world are explored. People from many nations are shown performing all kinds of gestures and the different gestures that they are. Also explored are the meaning, function and origin of gestures
The Human voice : exploring vocal paralanguage( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When we speak, our voice reveals our gender, age, geographic background, level of education, emotional state, and relationship with the person spoken to. This video explores the power, dimensions, and facets of this uniquely human instrument
Altar of Fire by Robert Gardner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film about a twelve-day ancient Vedic ritual performed by Mambudiri Brahmins in Kerala, southwest India, in April 1975
Popol vuh : sacred book of the Quiché Maya( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the creation myth of the Quiché Maya of ancient Guatemala. Gives life to the mystic history and art of the Maya, using animated drawings taken directly from classic Maya pottery
Bahia : Africa in the Americas( Visual )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 142 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
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 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film essay on the peasant society of Kypseli, a small isolated Greek village on the island of Thera. Depicts how the people of Kypseli 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
Trobriand cricket : an ingenious response to colonialism by Gary Kildea( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ethnological study of the changes made by the Trobriand Islanders to the game of cricket, which was introduced to them by Methodist missionaries from England in 1903. The game as adapted by the natives has become a tribal rite which now embodies the spirit and energy of competition that used to be expressed in warfare. Dances and chants have also been especially created for the game
The democratic promise : Saul Alinsky and his legacy( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary organizer Saul Alinsky led the movement to empower disenfranchised communities through collective action. The democratic promise examines Alinsky's life and legacy through work being done by two contemporary people's organizations
Gender & Communication : Male-Female Differences in Language & Nonverbal Behavior( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explores the impact that gender has on both verbal messages including speech, language, and vocabulary, as well as on nonverbal channels of communication such as touch, movement, and gesture
A world of food : tastes & taboos in different cultures( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 105 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
Voices of the Orishas( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and English and held by 101 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
The Interpersonal perception task (IPT) by Dane Archer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 100 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
The Chinampas by Anne Prutzman( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 97 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
The Feast in Dream Village by Janet Hoskins( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 96 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
Voodoo and the church in Haiti( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and influence of Voodoo in Haiti
Horses of Life and Death by Janet Hoskins( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 90 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
To live with herds by David MacDougall( Visual )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates the effects of nation building in pre-Amin Uganda on the seminomadic pastroal Jie. Looks at life in a traditional Jie homestead during a harsh dry season
The interpersonal perception task-15 (IPT-15)( Visual )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 86 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
Masters of the wok( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks behind the scenes as Chinese master chefs prepare a twenty-eight-course banquet. Also visits an exotic spice market and a cooking academy for new chefs in Sichuan Province. Explores the relationship between Chinese cuisine and traditional Chinese culture
Mammy Water: In Search of the Water Spirits in Nigeria by Sabine Jell-Bahlsen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Igbo and held by 66 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
 
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