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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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Ivan Montano
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Ivan rides his horse carriage looking for a gig and adjusts his horses's horseshoe. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, nieces, neighborhood, house, mother, sister, parqu�s, computer game,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan plays computer games with his nephew and then goes back to his place to change clothes. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
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Ivan rides the last round. He goes back to his house and parks his horse carriage. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan trains his horse at the park and then returns to his house. He mets with his brother, Dario, and talks with his mother, Raquel, who is annoyed by the presence of the cameras. He tries to calm her down. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan rides his horse carriage down one of the main streets in the city, Simon Bolivar Avenue. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, neighborhood, house, mother, sister, parqu�s, computer game, nephew,...
Ivan Montano
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The flat tire gets fixed and Ivan puts it back on his wagon. He says hi to his little nephew, Jose Daniel. and readies his carriage to start his workday as horse-cart driver. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, nieces, neighborhood, house, mother, sister, parqu�s, brother, bike,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan is visited by his nieces while he's giving his horse a rest at the park. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
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Ivan is sleeping. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, tire, repairshop, carriage, horse, horse-cart driver, horseshoe, horse cart driver,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan offers his services to pick up debris in different locations, but unfortunately he is rejected. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, neighborhood, house, horse, plants, nephew, soccer, soccer field, horse...
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Ivan heads to the veterinary where he buys food for his horse. Ivan rides through one of the poorest socioeconomic neighborhoods of the city. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, niece, neighborhood, house, nephew, soccer, soccer field, dinner,...
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Ivan feeds his horse, waters his plants, and goes to the soccer field to watch his nephew's training. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
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Ivan talks with his niece and brother-in-law, Luis Enrique, while they watch Ivan's nephew playing soccer. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan is sleeping. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, horse cart driver, lives in transit, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan and Martha feed the horse. Ivan puts his shoes on, goes to the bakery on his bike and then returns home. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, carriage, horse, horse-cart driver, park, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan continues playing computer games with his nephew, Jose Daniel. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan takes a call for a gig during the week. He says good night to his horse and gets ready to go to bed. He watches TV in his room until he falls asleep. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, horse cart driver, lives in transit, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan takes his lunch with his wife, Martha. Then, Martha feeds the horse while Ivan meets his friend Fernando Mejia on the street. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, niece, neighborhood, nephew, soccer, soccer field, bother-in-law, horse...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan borrows his bike from his brother and goes back to his sister's house to continue playing parqués. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan and Martha fall asleep. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, horse cart driver, lives in transit, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan talks with his niece, Martha Cecilia, and when the game is over he returns to his house to have dinner and watch TV with his wife. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, wake up, morning, fences, unlock, horse cart driver,...
Ivan Montano
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Martha makes breakfast while Ivan showers. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, tire, repairshop, carriage, horse, horse-cart driver, horse cart driver, lives in...
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Ivan goes back home to eat breakfast. He then brushes his horse and returns to the tire repair shop. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, nieces, neighborhood, house, mother, sister, parqu�s, horse cart driver,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan talks with his niece and brother-in-law, Luis Enrique, while they watch Ivan's nephew playing soccer. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, house, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart driver, lives in transit,...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan is sleeping. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, tire, repairshop, carriage, horse, horse-cart driver, lunch, horse cart driver,...
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Ivan removes the flat tire from his wagon and heads to the tire repair shop. Andres Adiran Lopez (tire repairer with the striped T-shirt) and Edgar Cabezas (tire repairer with a cap) appear for the first time. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of...
Topics: Cali, Colombia, family, nieces, neighborhood, house, mother, brother, horse cart driver, lives in...
Ivan Montano
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Ivan and Martha fall asleep. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, horse cart driver, lives in transit, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
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Ivan gets dressed and feeds his bird. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Ivan Montaño, a horse-cart driver and tailor from Cali, Colombia. This video was produced by Claudia Quigua, Diego Eraso, Carlos A. Sanchez, Nelson Gomez, Carlos H Tofiño, Daniel F. Gomez, and Harvey Paz. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Cali, Colombia, tire, repairshop, carriage, horse, horse-cart driver, horse cart driver, lives in...
Academic Film Archive of North America
Jun 17, 2012 Milan Herzog
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Lesson 11 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Emilio en España' Spanish language instruction series of 1965. This film focuses on age-old farming practices in the Meseta Central, including mule and wooden plow. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Topics: Meseta Central, Spain, Spanish language instruction
Academic Film Archive of North America
Jun 17, 2012 Milan Herzog
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Lesson 12 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Emilio en España' Spanish language instruction series of 1965. This film focuses on the mill culture of La Mancha as they visit an ancient waterwheel (noria), a country bakery, and view the fascinating inner workings of a centuries-old windmill, as they tour the Meseta Central in their Land Rover Series II SWB. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Topics: Land Rover Series II, La Mancha, windmill, noria, Spanish language instruction
Academic Film Archive of North America
Dec 7, 2010 Milan Herzog
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'Otra Carta' was the final film in the 'La Familia Fernández' series of 54 Spanish language instruction films distributed by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films (EB) in 1965, produced by Milan Herzog and directed by Irving Rusinow. The curriculum developer was John W. Oller. Here, various sites in Mexico City are shown, including the relatively traffic-free Avenida de la Reforma, and and the flower-laden boats of Xochimilco. For more on EB's foreign-language instruction films of the early 1960s,...
Topic: Encyclopedia Britannica Films
Academic Film Archive of North America
Jan 25, 2008 Robert Amran
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The real star here is the late aerial photographer James Freeman, whose breathtaking helicopter shots of Mayan and Aztec ruins at sunrise and sunset won an Academy Award for this film in 1971. Although the English version was narrated by Orson Welles, the Spanish version, narrated by Ricardo Montalban, is in better keeping with the ethnic aspect of the film, and no knowledge of Spanish is needed to appreciate his dramatic impact. Don't be put off by the heroic musical score: this film is...
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Topics: Maya, Aztec, helicopter, Chichen Itza, Monte Alban, Tulum, Toltec, Uxmal, Palenque