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Head, Joanna

Overview
Works: 27 works in 63 publications in 3 languages and 1,599 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Children's films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, Contributor
Classifications: GN303, 302.343
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joanna Head
Marriage Egyptian style by Reem Saad( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wiza is 55 years old and lives in Khan El Khalili, the bazaar area of Cairo. Since she was a girl, she has had a talent for matchmaking friends, neighbours and relatives. She provides an important role as the family is the cornerstone of the Islamic community, also men and women are not considered whole until they marry and raise a family
The witching tree by Joanna Head( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Villagers in northern Transvaal, South Africa, have good reason to fear their neighbours. Here witchcraft is a common accusation, with some hounded out of their homes, others even being killed. African magic, potentially a benevolent force, is being used as an instrument of violence in a society now under severe economic and psychological stress. This is the story of one accused witch and his accusers
Last pit in the Rhondda : the final cut( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mardy was the last pit in the South Wales. Its closure provoked fears of mass unemployment with no future for this close-knit community of miners proud of their traditions and work record
Two girls go hunting( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second program in a trilogy focusing on the Hamar, an isolated people of Southwestern Ethiopia. This film shows Duka and her friend, Gardi, as they prepare to marry men they have never met. The film follows the build-up to the marriages, from the all night vigil with girlfriends, to farewells when the brides are taken away at dawn to the village of their husband's family, the arrival in the villages and the preparation of the prospective brides for the ceremony by the mother-in-law
Our way of loving( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third program in a trilogy focusing on the Hamar, an isolated people of Southwestern Ethiopia. This film shows Duka, now a mother with two young children. Her life is dominated by caring for them and her husband, Sago. Although Sago and Duka seem to have an affectionate marriage, he beats her when provoked. She accepts this behavior for she believes it is a man's way of loving. Film also shows the ceremony of Sago's cousin's initiation into manhood
Women who smile( Visual )

7 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program in a trilogy focusing on the Hamar, an isolated people of Southwestern Ethiopia. In this film Duka, a young unmarried Hamar girl learns what awaits her in life from the older women of her tribe. Their often humorous conversations range from pregnancy and growing old to relationships with men. Although the men are dominant, the women are not servile. Shows harvest celebrations and the blessing ceremony for a new baby
The dragon bride( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary produced by Joanna Head features polygamous marriages in Asian ethnic groups
Fighting for the holy family( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of Belfast's Murder Triangle, at The Holy Family Golden Gloves Amateur Boxing Club, young Protestants and Catholics train side by side in a surprising oasis of peace. Through the stories of four of the young boxers, Under the Sun reveals the rituals of boxing and the traditions of life in a society wrecked by division and violence
Taxi dreams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The documentary film features five immigrants who are trying to make a living driving taxis in New York City
Hamar trilogy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program in a trilogy focusing on the Hamar, an isolated people of Southwestern Ethiopia. In this film Duka, a young unmarried Hamar girl learns what awaits her in life from the older women of her tribe. Their often humorous conversations range from pregnancy and growing old to relationships with men. Although the men are dominant, the women are not servile. Shows harvest celebrations and the blessing ceremony for a new baby
Hamar trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duka, a young unmarried Hamar girl learns what awaits her in life from the older women of her tribe. Their often humorous conversations range from teenage pregnancy and growing old to relationships with men. Although the men are dominant, the women are not servile and on occasion will mock the posturing of the men. The women's high spirits are revealed during the harvest celebrations and the blessing ceremony for a new baby. Young women avoid the watchful eyes of their elders as they flirt and dance. Member of a series: The Hamar Trilogy
Bully by Ja'Meya Jackson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the pain caused by bullying in schools. A community school has adopted the no-blame approach, a new and controversial way of handling the problem using a group dynamic to encourage all people involved. DVD
Eine Braut für vier Brüder( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leben am Fuße des Himalajas. Die Reportage berichtet über die traditionelle "Vielmännerei" bei den Nyinba. Sie leben im Himalaja in einer Höhe von 3500 Metern
Die Frauen von Mardy by Joanna Head( )

1 edition published in 1984 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

From the heart : miners' strike by Joanna Head( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Marriage Egyptian style by Reem Saad( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Soweto flying squad( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Looks at the Soweto Flying Squad, which is made up of young men, single, white and heavily armed, who patrol the streets of Soweto, a violent place where legal procedure is non existent
Pesten : ik wil dat het ophoudt by Barbara Maines( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Britse documentaire over pesten van en door pubers op de middelbare school en over een nieuwe methode die scholen toepassen om dit probleem aan te pakken
The women who smile : part I of the Hamar trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Hamar trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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