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Showing 1 - 10 of 43 titles with a criteria of Subject is Historical Anthropology


After Silence

Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes

Circuit Earth

Shot throughout Philadelphia during the first Earth Week in 1970, the film features community groups, citizens and celebrities reflecting on the crisis facing the planet.

Bullfrog Films | 1971 | 43 minutes

Coming to Light

An in-depth portrait of Edward S. Curtis, the preeminent photographer of North American Indians.

Bullfrog Films | 2000 | 84 minutes

The Damned of the Paris Commune - Part 1

Paris, 1871: Immediately after suffering defeat at the hands of the Prussians, a wind of revolution blows over the French capital, sweeping away the last vestiges of the Second Empire. Impassioned supporters of the Social Republic take up arms against the government, which has fled to Versailles. An animated graphic documentary, The Damned of the Paris Commune draws us deep into Communard Paris through the stories of Victorine and other insurgents, all destined for tragic fates.

Cinétévé | 2021 | 45 minutes

The Damned of the Paris Commune - Part 2

Paris, 1871: Immediately after suffering defeat at the hands of the Prussians, a wind of revolution blows over the French capital, sweeping away the last vestiges of the Second Empire. Impassioned supporters of the Social Republic take up arms against the government, which has fled to Versailles. An animated graphic documentary, The Damned of the Paris Commune draws us deep into Communard Paris through the stories of Victorine and other insurgents, all destined for tragic fates.

Cinétévé | 2021 | 45 minutes

Facing The Storm

An epic account of our tempestuous relationship with the bison, an iconic symbol of wild America.

Bullfrog Films | 2010 | 78 minutes

French Decolonizations - Part 1

With over 45 countries and territories involved across all five continents, three decades of claims, struggles, hopes and disillusions and over half a billion people still bearing this legacy today, French decolonization is one of the major shocks of the 20th century. However this key historical episode remains largely unknown and confrontational, burdened by the weight of prejudices, violence, crime, guilt and nostalgia. Through the voice of the last witnesses having experienced the events firsthand, but also through the testimony of their descendants who today are the bearers of this memory, our account will focus on the human dimension to offer for the first time a global synthesis of a shared heritage which still remains sensitive.

Cinétévé | 2020 | 80 minutes

French Decolonizations - Part 2

With over 45 countries and territories involved across all five continents, three decades of claims, struggles, hopes and disillusions and over half a billion people still bearing this legacy today, French decolonization is one of the major shocks of the 20th century. However this key historical episode remains largely unknown and confrontational, burdened by the weight of prejudices, violence, crime, guilt and nostalgia. Through the voice of the last witnesses having experienced the events firsthand, but also through the testimony of their descendants who today are the bearers of this memory, our account will focus on the human dimension to offer for the first time a global synthesis of a shared heritage which still remains sensitive.

Cinétévé | 2020 | 80 minutes

Furcy

For over 25 years, from 1817 to 1843, Furcy, who was officially considered a slave on Bourbon Island (the former name of Reunion Island), fought to get the highest court in the Kingdom of France to recognize his status as a free man. The most amazing part of the story is that he won. There is no other known case anywhere in the world in which an enslaved person sued his master in order to regain his freedom. Just a few years after the verdict was returned at the Royal Court of Paris recognizing Furcy’s freedom, slavery was abolished in all French colonies. How is it possible that Furcy won? What kind of man was he? What does his story have to tell us two centuries later? The documentary will explore the life of this exceptional man.

Cinétévé | 2021 | 52 minutes

The Gods of Our Fathers

There is nothing innate in patriarchy and militarism. We can change our culture.

Bullfrog Films | 1995 | 51 minutes