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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Zaria, Jos, Festivals, Mosques, Tattoos, Ceramics, Pottery, Stilt dancing, Spinning.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Morocco, Ruins, Mosques, Ceramics, Pottery, Fez, Meknes, Moulay Idriss
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 1,403
favorite 1
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Demnate, Ouarzazate, Morocco, Kasbah, Ceramics, Pottery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 1,392
favorite 4
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Puebla, Ceramics, Pottery, Orizaba
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 1,086
favorite 3
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Bali, Balinese Hindu Temples, Masks, Dance, Dancing, Gamelan orchestra, Rice cultivation,...
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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favorite 0
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Çanakkale, Akçaova, Bursa, Ceramics, Pottery, Roman antiquities
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 860
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Shizuoka (Toro), Nagoya, Kawai, Japanese gardens, Pottery, Ceramics.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 835
favorite 8
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Nara, Woodcarving, Ceramics, Pottery, Weaving
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 830
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Thai dance, Ceramics, Pottery, Bangkok
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 797
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Chiang Mai, Funerary rites, Pottery, Ceramics, Buddhist monks
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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favorite 3
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Ismaili people, Shiraz, Ceramics, Pottery, Tile making, Mosaics, Spinning.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 722
favorite 0
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All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Avanos, Avcılar, Kayseri, Kültepe, Güvercinli, Pottery, Ceramics, Bead baking, Roman...
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 687
favorite 1
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Eskişehir, Kutahya, Ceramics, Pottery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 681
favorite 0
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kunduz, Kholm, Samangan, Uzbek people, Uzbekis, Yurts, Nomads, Takhte Rustam, Ruins, Archaeological...
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 668
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Bardo Museum, Carthage, Roman antiquities, Ceramics, Pottery.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 660
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Funerary rites, Ceramics, Pottery, Chiang Mai, Lost wax bronze casting.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 627
favorite 0
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Pakistan, Rawalpind, Gilgit, Peshawar, Nomads, Mosques, Pottery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 622
favorite 1
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Shinto wedding, Cloisonné, Ceramics, Pottery, Heian Shrine, Kyoto, Handcrafts
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 566
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kyoto, Nara, Byodoin, Pottery, Ceramics, Wood working, Buddhist temples.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 563
favorite 1
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Zarzis, Houmt Souk, Guella, Ceramics, Pottery, Textiles, Handcrafts
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 537
favorite 4
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Nabeul, Thuburbo Majus, Kelibia, Dar Chaabane, Ceramics, Pottery, Roman ruins
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 532
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Nabeul, Pottery, Ceramics, Pottery, Tile Making
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 524
favorite 0
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kütahya, Water engineering, Ceramics, Pottery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 513
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Addis Ababa, Pottery, Ceramics
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 503
favorite 0
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Phini, Asbestos mines, Lagoudhera Panayia, Podithou, Archangelos, Ceramics, Pottery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 484
favorite 0
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Phini, Ceramics, Pottery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 477
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Weaving, Basketmaking, Ceramics, Pottery, Mesoyi, Phiti, Kornos
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 477
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Harar, Jijiga, Ceramics, Pottery, Danakil people
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 473
favorite 1
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Himeji, Oka, Ko-jima., Okayama, Bizen, Ceramics, Pottery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 433
favorite 2
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Lapithos, Pottery, Ceramics
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 431
favorite 3
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Tamba ware, Ceramics, Pottery, Sasayama, Hashihama, Emburi, Ono, Himeji, Shinto shrines
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 428
favorite 0
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kykko Monastery, Pera Chorio, Cemetaries, Ceramics, Pottery, Antiquities
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 412
favorite 0
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kornos, Kiti, Famagusta, Ceramics, Pottery, Mosques
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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eye 411
favorite 1
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Falashas, Ceramics, Pottery, Gondar, Welega, Teda
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 396
favorite 0
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Avcılar, Zelve, Avanos, Churches, Ceramics, Pottery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
movies
eye 334
favorite 1
comment 0
All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kornos, Ceramics, Pottery