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University of California (System) Extension Media Center

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Works: 1,176 works in 1,705 publications in 6 languages and 7,056 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, E
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A World of gestures : culture & nonverbal communication( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 288 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
Altar of Fire by Robert Gardner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film about a twelve-day ancient Vedic ritual performed by Nambudiri Brahmins in Kerala, southwest India, in April 1975. Explains the origin of the Vedic sacred literature, discusses how the oral tradition is perpetuated, shows construction of sacrificial altars and sheds, and introduces the principle participants in the ritual
The Human voice : exploring vocal paralanguage( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the power and importance of "vocal paralanguage"--The thousands of ways in which any given words can be said. Examines twelve different types of clues we provide about ourselves in speaking - including our age, gender, geographic background, level of education, native birth, emotional state, truthfulness, and our relationship to the person with whom we speak - all interpreted from even small fragments of speech with amazing accuracy
Popol vuh : sacred book of the Quiché Maya( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the ceramics found in Mayan tombs on which the creation story of Popol Vuh has been recorded. The first people which four creators make are unsuccessful. The Hero Twins, sons of Little Blood who escapes from the underworld, overcome their oppressors in a Ball Game
Bahia : Africa in the Americas( Visual )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 138 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
Trobriand cricket : an ingenious response to colonialism by Gary Kildea( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reconstruction of a cricket match specifically enacted for the camera team by the members of a local political movement who were seeking an ascendant role in Trobriand politics. Trobriand cricket documents the transformation of the staid, traditional British game into the politically powerful, sophisticated activity, adapted by the local people. The players are concerned not just with scoring well, but with conveying the full meaning of who they are
The democratic promise : Saul Alinsky and his legacy( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 110 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
Gender & Communication : Male-Female Differences in Language & Nonverbal Behavior( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 109 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 )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 107 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 100 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 98 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 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
The Chinampas by Anne Prutzman( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 96 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
To live with herds by David MacDougall( Visual )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 92 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
Horses of Life and Death by Janet Hoskins( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pasola, a traditional jousting battle with hundreds of horses and riders, is the Sumbanese New Year celebration, and also a ritual that anticipates the rice harvest. It is staged to welcome the annual swarming of sea worms on the western beaches, since the worms are seen as representing the spirit of the rice crop. The spirit of the fertility of the seas and the land comes from the body of a sacrificed girl, and her return each year is celebrated with a dramatic display of masculine virility, courage, and horsemanship
Voodoo and the church in Haiti( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and influence of Voodoo in Haiti
The interpersonal perception task-15 (IPT-15)( Visual )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 84 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
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 75 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
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 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
California mission music( Recording )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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