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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 H. Wright [?]
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Unedited travelogue Mexico Charros and Bulfights 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: Cowboys, Charros, Bullfighting, Mexico
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Harlan I. Smith; Diamond Jenness
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Topics: Algonquins, Ojibway, Canada
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Harry B. Wright
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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: Ecuador, Marketplaces, Bullfights, Quechua people, Dances, Dancing
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Harry B. Wright
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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: Wagenya people, Congo river, People's Republic of the Congo, River transport, Trap fishing, Tree...
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Harry B. Wright
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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: Mexico, Touring, Tourism, Bullfights, Tourism performance, Acapulco, Tehuantepec, Salina Cruz,...
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Harry B. Wright
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Africa 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: Congo, People's Republic of the Congo, Pende, Bapende
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Hearne, Pamela; Sharer, Robert. Dombroski, John
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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: Sitio Conte, Panama, Museum exhibitions