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Marshall, John 1932-2005

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Most widely held works by John Marshall
The hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

26 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. he chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures
Titicut follies by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Bridgewater, this documentary shows harsh scenes of the life and treatment of the criminally insane inmates. Shows scenes of the daily life of the men, interspersed with shots from the inmates' talent show
A Kalahari family( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1951, Laurence and Lorna Marshall and their two children, Elizabeth and John, set out to find the Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert. Their aim was to study and document their life and culture. While in Nyae Nyae the Marshall family documented everyday life as well as unusual events and activities, producing a massive body of work that continues to define the fields of anthropology and ethnographic filmmaking today. Encapsulating 50 years of Namibian history, A Kalahari Family represents a lifetime of documentation, research, and personal contact by filmmaker John Marshall
To hold our ground : a field report( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1950's most Ju/'hoansi had been exterminated or were dispossessed by white colonists and black farmers from the Nyae Nyae region in northeastern Namibia. In 1982 a development foundation, funded by European Non-Government Organizations, was started to help Ju/'hoansi keep Eastern Bushmanland and develop subsistence farming. This report, produced in conjunction with a major Land Rights Conference in Namibia in 1991, shows the Ju/'hoan struggle to hold onto their last fragment of land
N!ai : the story of a !Kung woman by John Marshall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and Khoisan and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of footage of the!Kung people of Namibia from 1951 through 1978. Focuses on the changes in the life of these people as seen through the reflections of one woman, N!ai
Kung bushmen : hunting equipment( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film shows in detail all the pieces of the!Kung hunting kit and how each piece is made and used, from the collection of the raw materials to the final fabrication, including the preparation of poison arrows
The informant by John Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film focuses on a black burglary suspect who, during interrogation by police offers his services as an "undercover" informant - providing the police will suppress his charge
Vermont kids by John Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1975 John Marshall and Roger Hart documented the outdoor play activities of the children in a small Vermont town. Roger had just completed his dissertation from Clark University on the geography of children. John's 13 hours of 16mm footage comprised part of his detailed research on children's outdoor lives, studying the role of play in children's psychological development as well as its relationship to their understanding of nature and their surroundings
Twenty-one dollars or twenty-one days( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest tells his story in night court
Henry is drunk( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pittsburgh police observe a man's questionable driving pattern and request him to leave his car and take a cab
After the game( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police search for drugs in a house where they arrest a group of boys who return from a basketball game and are accused of having a loud party and sniffing glue
Between two worlds : John Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary filmmaker John Marshall discusses his long career in a conversation with Cynthia Close, Executive Director of Documentary Educational Resources
If it fits( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the once thriving industrial town of Haverhill, Massachusetts, which now resembles a ghost town. This film focuses on the dying industrial town and its politicians' search for votes over such issues as municipal spending, rising taxes, the revitalization of depressed areas, and attracting new industry
Youth and the man of property( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suburban couple calls the police to intervene after being harassed by a youth
The Cinema of John Marshall( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Cinema of John Marshall explores the life and art of the pioneering ethnographic filmmaker. Its centerpiece is an autobiographical essay in which Marshall assesses his forty-year involvement with the San peoples (Bushmen) of South Africa and his films, from the 1957 award winning "The Hunters" to his current work in progress, "Death by Myth." The book weaves together the political economy of San dispossession, history and ethnography, personal narratives of historical importance, and expositions of film techniques and film language. The first English language study of the man and his work, The Cinema of John Marshall conveys the complex unity of Marshall's life: the filmic, the intellectual, the political, and the human"--Publisher description
N/um tchai : the ceremonial dance of the!Kung Bushmen by John Marshall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents a formalized Bushman curing ceremony in the Kalahari Desert area of South West Africa by showing an all-night n/um tchai (medicine dance) in which a number of men go into trance and exercise special curing powers. Divided into two parts: the first reviews and explains typical dance scenes; the second shows the ceremony without narration
Pull ourselves up or die out by John Marshall( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the dire situation of the!Kung people of Nyae Nyae, Namibia
An argument about a marriage by John Marshall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents a conflict between two groups of Bushmen (!Kung) in the Kalahari Desert of southern Africa over the legitimacy of a marriage and a child born out of wedlock. Skillful mediation prevents violence
The wasp nest( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, a group of women and children gather sweet, fresh berries and sha roots. The younger women, led by N!ai, bait a nest of wasps. As the day wears on, Debe, N!ai's youngest son, grows restless. Di!ai asks N!ai to take Debe home, but she refuses, and walks off to join the younger women
The 4th and 5th and the exclusionary rule by John Marshall( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film consists of sequences from the Pittsburgh Police footage intercut with a panel discussion moderated by Professor James Vorenberg of Harvard Law School. Community organizers, police, students and lawyers discussed the issues raised by four sequences, including the implications of the 4th and 5th Constitutional amendments, and the Exclusionary Rule of Evidence for search, seizure, and interrogation procedures
 
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