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Format: 2017-09-24

Recovering Voices Ethnographic Film Series: A Weave of Time

Friday, November 3, 2017
2:30 pm

A Weave of Time (1986, 60 min., United States) by Susan Fanshel.

This film examines four generations of change in a Navajo family, and draws on anthropologist John Adair’s footage from 1938. Exploring the contemporary resonances of this footage 50 years later, this film delves into issues around cultural continuity and change. Discussion to follow the film....

Recovering Voices Ethnographic Film Series: Photo Wallahs

Friday, November 10, 2017
2:30 pm

Photo Wallahs (1991, 60 min., India) by David and Judith McDougall.

Focusing on the photographers of Mussoorie, a hill station in the Himalayan foothills of northern India, this film explores the photography as social artifact through detailing the photographers at work, their clients, and both old and new photographs. Discussion to follow the film.


Recovering Voices Ethnographic Film Series: Bontoc Eulogy

Friday, November 17, 2017
2:30 pm

Bontoc Eulogy (1995, 56 min., Phillipines) by Marlon Fuentes.

A mockumentary this film explores the narrator’s grandfather’s journey from the Philippine’s to the St. Louis World's Fair. The is a poignant critique of colonialism and ethnographic film. Discussion to follow the film.

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