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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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Kai Liu
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Kai Lui, a cafeteria food purchaser and convenience store manager from Anren, China. He was 37 years old at the time of the shoot. Kai Liu grew up in a small village in rural Sichuan, China. After marrying Delian, they migrated to Anren- a national key town 25 miles from the city of Chengdu- where they found work and lodging managing a convenience store. They have one daughter, and much of their resources are devoted to providing for...
Topics: Sichuan, China, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Lara Aragon
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Lara and Angel get ready for bed. Lara's eldest son Jose brings his computer and plays an album he found with Lara´s father. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara Pérez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, family, music, television, bed, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
In this clip, James goes to the restroom, speaks with a cop then keeps on working and finally meets his friend. They try to go iceskating. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dusan Lazic, a beekeeper and retired engineer from Vojka, Serbia. He was 57 years old at the time of the shoot. Dusan Lazic turned to beekeeping in 2004 after having difficulty finding work as an engineer. He lives in Vojka, Serbia. Born in 1942, he has experienced firsthand many of the tumultuous events that have shaped modern East European history, including the rise and fall of communism, the Yugoslav wars, and Serbian independence....
Topics: Vojka, Srem District, Serbia, beekeeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dusan Lazic, a beekeeper and retired engineer from Vojka, Serbia. He was 57 years old at the time of the shoot. Dusan Lazic turned to beekeeping in 2004 after having difficulty finding work as an engineer. He lives in Vojka, Serbia. Born in 1942, he has experienced firsthand many of the tumultuous events that have shaped modern East European history, including the rise and fall of communism, the Yugoslav wars, and Serbian independence....
Topics: Vojka, Srem District, Serbia, beekeeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dusan Lazic, a beekeeper and retired engineer from Vojka, Serbia. He was 57 years old at the time of the shoot. Dusan Lazic turned to beekeeping in 2004 after having difficulty finding work as an engineer. He lives in Vojka, Serbia. Born in 1942, he has experienced firsthand many of the tumultuous events that have shaped modern East European history, including the rise and fall of communism, the Yugoslav wars, and Serbian independence....
Topics: Vojka, Srem District, Serbia, beekeeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dusan Lazic, a beekeeper and retired engineer from Vojka, Serbia. He was 57 years old at the time of the shoot. Dusan Lazic turned to beekeeping in 2004 after having difficulty finding work as an engineer. He lives in Vojka, Serbia. Born in 1942, he has experienced firsthand many of the tumultuous events that have shaped modern East European history, including the rise and fall of communism, the Yugoslav wars, and Serbian independence....
Topics: Vojka, Srem District, Serbia, beekeeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dusan Lazic, a beekeeper and retired engineer from Vojka, Serbia. He was 57 years old at the time of the shoot. Dusan Lazic turned to beekeeping in 2004 after having difficulty finding work as an engineer. He lives in Vojka, Serbia. Born in 1942, he has experienced firsthand many of the tumultuous events that have shaped modern East European history, including the rise and fall of communism, the Yugoslav wars, and Serbian independence....
Topics: Vojka, Srem District, Serbia, beekeeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dusan Lazic, a beekeeper and retired engineer from Vojka, Serbia. He was 57 years old at the time of the shoot. Dusan Lazic turned to beekeeping in 2004 after having difficulty finding work as an engineer. He lives in Vojka, Serbia. Born in 1942, he has experienced firsthand many of the tumultuous events that have shaped modern East European history, including the rise and fall of communism, the Yugoslav wars, and Serbian independence....
Topics: Vojka, Srem District, Serbia, beekeeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Abhay Singh
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Abhay sleeps in the sane dunes in Rajasthan's Desert National Park.
Topics: sleeping, desert, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Kai Liu
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Kai Lui, a cafeteria food purchaser and convenience store manager from Anren, China. He was 37 years old at the time of the shoot. Kai Liu grew up in a small village in rural Sichuan, China. After marrying Delian, they migrated to Anren- a national key town 25 miles from the city of Chengdu- where they found work and lodging managing a convenience store. They have one daughter, and much of their resources are devoted to providing for...
Topics: Sichuan, China, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Basak Taner
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Basak drives around delivering pharmaceuticals.
Topics: Istanbul, delivering2, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
In this clip, everyone is eating in Rael's room. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rael Feliciano, a hip-hop singer and city permit inspector. He was 23 years old at the time of the shoot. Better known as Rael, Israel Feliciano was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At the time of his GLP shoot in 2006, he was an emerging hip-hop artist who paid the bills working as a city permit inspector. Rael has been a performer since childhood, when he and his brother would...
Topics: Sao Paulo, Brazil, rap, hip-hop, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rael Feliciano, a hip-hop singer and city permit inspector. He was 23 years old at the time of the shoot. Better known as Rael, Israel Feliciano was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At the time of his GLP shoot in 2006, he was an emerging hip-hop artist who paid the bills working as a city permit inspector. Rael has been a performer since childhood, when he and his brother would break dance in the city center and at school...
Topics: Sao Paulo, Brazil, rap, hip-hop, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Ruixian Fan
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Ruixian Fan completes her paperwork onboard the K165, a long distance train from Xi'an to Kunming. She organzies her supplies. After lights out on the train she makes her rounds. Ruixian will close the curtains and ensure that the passengers shoes are put away properly. All is quiet so she takes a moment to sit down and look out the train window.
Topics: long distance train, lights out, rounds, passengers, train window, globallivesproject, Global Lives...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rumi Nagashima, a college student and girl scout troop leader from Tokyo, Japan. She was 22 years old at the time of the shoot. Rumi Nagashima was born in 1984 in Higashi-Koganei, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan. At the time of the Global Lives Project shoot, she was about to graduate from Atomi University with a degree in Management Studies, and had a job lined-up with Fujitsu as a systems engineer. Due to an accident in 2005, she lost the...
Topics: Tokyo, Japan, disabled, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dusan Lazic, a beekeeper and retired engineer from Vojka, Serbia. He was 57 years old at the time of the shoot. Dusan Lazic turned to beekeeping in 2004 after having difficulty finding work as an engineer. He lives in Vojka, Serbia. Born in 1942, he has experienced firsthand many of the tumultuous events that have shaped modern East European history, including the rise and fall of communism, the Yugoslav wars, and Serbian independence....
Topics: Vojka, Srem District, Serbia, beekeeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Prakash Singh
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Prakash Singh, a school bus driver in New Dehli, India. This video was produced by Rintu Thomas, Shijo George, Amitesh Singal, Sagar Kaul, Karan Thapliyal, Deepak Kmar, Farrukh Raza, Mithun Singh, Rajkumar Singh, Puneet Prakash Bharadwaj and Vikas Malhotra.
Topics: Home, Najafgarh, Sleep, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Prakash Singh
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Prakash Singh, a school bus driver in New Dehli, India. This video was produced by Rintu Thomas, Shijo George, Amitesh Singal, Sagar Kaul, Karan Thapliyal, Deepak Kmar, Farrukh Raza, Mithun Singh, Rajkumar Singh, Puneet Prakash Bharadwaj and Vikas Malhotra.
Topics: bus, dwarka, school, kids, transit, church, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
Prakash Singh
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Prakash Singh, a school bus driver in New Dehli, India. This video was produced by Rintu Thomas, Shijo George, Amitesh Singal, Sagar Kaul, Karan Thapliyal, Deepak Kmar, Farrukh Raza, Mithun Singh, Rajkumar Singh, Puneet Prakash Bharadwaj and Vikas Malhotra.
Topics: Home, Najafgarh, family, Dinner, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Prakash Singh
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Prakash Singh, a school bus driver in New Dehli, India. This video was produced by Rintu Thomas, Shijo George, Amitesh Singal, Sagar Kaul, Karan Thapliyal, Deepak Kmar, Farrukh Raza, Mithun Singh, Rajkumar Singh, Puneet Prakash Bharadwaj and Vikas Malhotra.
Topics: Najafgarh, home, sleeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Prakash Singh
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A life story interview with Prakash Singh, a school bus driver in New Dehli, India. This video was produced by Rintu Thomas, Shijo George, Amitesh Singal, Sagar Kaul, Karan Thapliyal, Deepak Kmar, Farrukh Raza, Mithun Singh, Rajkumar Singh, Puneet Prakash Bharadwaj and Vikas Malhotra. This is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information visit globallives.org.
Topics: life in transit, Najafgarh, Dwarka, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Prakash Singh
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Prakash Singh, a school bus driver in New Dehli, India. This video was produced by Rintu Thomas, Shijo George, Amitesh Singal, Sagar Kaul, Karan Thapliyal, Deepak Kmar, Farrukh Raza, Mithun Singh, Rajkumar Singh, Puneet Prakash Bharadwaj and Vikas Malhotra.
Topics: Najafgarh, home, sleeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
In this clip, Rael gets out of shower. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rael Feliciano, a hip-hop singer and city permit inspector. He was 23 years old at the time of the shoot. Better known as Rael, Israel Feliciano was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At the time of his GLP shoot in 2006, he was an emerging hip-hop artist who paid the bills working as a city permit inspector. Rael has been a performer since childhood, when he and his brother would break dance...
Topics: Sao Paulo, Brazil, rap, hip-hop, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
In this clip, Muttu waits outside the Laxmi Guest House where he would be meeting Satya to go to the Sunrise Point. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Muttu Kumar, a postcard seller and tour guide from Hampi, India. He was 18 years old at the time of the shoot. Despite leaving school at age twelve due to financial constraints, Muttu Kumar speaks Hindi, Kannada, English, and a fair bit of French. These skills are central to his work as a tour guide and postcard salesman...
Topics: Hampi, Karnataka, India, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
In this clip, Muttu gets up, freshens up and leaves for the Laxmi Guest House where he will be waiting for Satya, his friend and customer / tourist for the day! This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Muttu Kumar, a postcard seller and tour guide from Hampi, India. He was 18 years old at the time of the shoot. Despite leaving school at age twelve due to financial constraints, Muttu Kumar speaks Hindi, Kannada, English, and a fair bit of French. These skills are central to...
Topics: Hampi, Karnataka, India, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,...
Topics: Ngwale Village, Malawi, student, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,...
Topics: Ngwale Village, Malawi, student, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,...
Topics: Ngwale Village, Malawi, student, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,...
Topics: Ngwale Village, Malawi, student, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,...
Topics: Ngwale Village, Malawi, student, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,...
Topics: Ngwale Village, Malawi, student, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,...
Topics: Ngwale Village, Malawi, student, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,...
Topics: Ngwale Village, Malawi, student, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Sleeping with the door closed. Getting up and getting dressed for work. Going downstairs and getting a coffee. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Pierre Vallee, a boat pilot living in Trois Rivières in the province of Quebec, Canada. This video was produced by Karen Vanderborght, Catherine Genest, Rébecca Lavoie, Ariane Lorrain, Marianne Ploska, Patrick Pearce, and Yanie Dupont-Hébert. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life...
Topics: sleep, getting up, dressing, coffee, Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, boat pilot, lives in transit,...
Mingmar and Kumar continue to play cards while his cousin and his friend Ngodup chat. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama. This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For...
Topics: Gorkha, Tsum Valley, Nepali, Tibetan, Tsum, yartsa gumbu, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Zhanna Dosmailova, a child from Vannovka, Kazakhstan. She was 5 years old at the time of the shoot. Zhanna Dosmailova has grown up in an orphanage, though she is not an orphan herself. Her mother is the orphanage's director, and her father is its driver and maintenance manager. They live in Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, near the Tien Shan mountains. Five-year-old Zhanna and her two older brothers often play Wii and other games with...
Topics: Vannovka, Southern Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
In this clip, Muttu chats with a few fellow-villagers. After a while, he sits in the rickshaw to head back to Hampi village. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Muttu Kumar, a postcard seller and tour guide from Hampi, India. He was 18 years old at the time of the shoot. Despite leaving school at age twelve due to financial constraints, Muttu Kumar speaks Hindi, Kannada, English, and a fair bit of French. These skills are central to his work as a tour guide and postcard...
Topics: Hampi, Karnataka, India, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
In this clip, Muttu walks Satya back to his guest house and then goes to his friend's cyber cafe. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Muttu Kumar, a postcard seller and tour guide from Hampi, India. He was 18 years old at the time of the shoot. Despite leaving school at age twelve due to financial constraints, Muttu Kumar speaks Hindi, Kannada, English, and a fair bit of French. These skills are central to his work as a tour guide and postcard salesman in Hampi, India...
Topics: Hampi, Karnataka, India, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Rael Feliciano, a hip-hop singer and city permit inspector. He was 23 years old at the time of the shoot. Better known as Rael, Israel Feliciano was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At the time of his GLP shoot in 2006, he was an emerging hip-hop artist who paid the bills working as a city permit inspector. Rael has been a performer since childhood, when he and his brother would break dance in the city center and at school...
Topics: Sao Paulo, Brazil, rap, hip-hop, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
In this clip, James goes to the beach to surf. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of James Bullock, a cable-car driver from San Francisco, CA. He was 56 years old at the time of the shoot. James Bullock was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Virginia. Both his parents were factory workers. James moved to San Diego in 1968 to serve as a medic in the Marine Corps. He then shifted to San Francisco in 1971, where he married his wife Nina, a construction forewoman. James...
Topics: San Francisco, United States, transportation, cable car, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Abhay Singh
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Abhay wakes up for a sip of water and to go to the bathroom before falling back asleep. He takes care not to walk into the brush where thousands of small holes contain deadly sand vipers and scorpions.
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Abhay shares information with the tourists about the local culture and politics. They pass cattle and sheep and Abhay calls out to the herders.
Topics: camels, sheep, goats, cattle, desert, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
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Abhay sleeps in the sane dunes in Rajasthan's Desert National Park.
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Abhay sleeps in the sane dunes in Rajasthan's Desert National Park.
Topics: sleeping, desert, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dadah, a farmer from Sarimukti Village, Indonesia. She was 32 years old at the time of the shoot. Dadah is a mother of three from Sarimukti, a Sundanese village in the highlands of West Java. She and her husband are farm workers on a state-owned plantation that dates back to Dutch colonial days. They are practicing Muslims and active members of the Pasundan Farmers' Union, which lobbies for both land re-distribution among farmers and...
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This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dadah, a farmer from Sarimukti Village, Indonesia. She was 32 years old at the time of the shoot. Dadah is a mother of three from Sarimukti, a Sundanese village in the highlands of West Java. She and her husband are farm workers on a state-owned plantation that dates back to Dutch colonial days. They are practicing Muslims and active members of the Pasundan Farmers' Union, which lobbies for both land re-distribution among farmers and...
Topics: Sarimukti Village, Jakarta, Indonesia, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
Basak Taner
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Basak finishes writing her book SPICA.
Topics: Istanbul, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Dusan Lazic, a beekeeper and retired engineer from Vojka, Serbia. He was 57 years old at the time of the shoot. Dusan Lazic turned to beekeeping in 2004 after having difficulty finding work as an engineer. He lives in Vojka, Serbia. Born in 1942, he has experienced firsthand many of the tumultuous events that have shaped modern East European history, including the rise and fall of communism, the Yugoslav wars, and Serbian independence....
Topics: Vojka, Srem District, Serbia, beekeeping, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Edith Kaphuka, a student from Ngwale Village, Zomba District, Malawi. She was 13 years old at the time of the shoot. Edith Kaphuka was a 13-year-old student at Domasi Mission Primary School in Zomba District, Malawi during her Global Lives Project shoot in 2007. The oldest of four girls, Edith has many responsibilities at her home in Ngwale Village, such as fetching water, cleaning the dishes, and gardening. Her little sister, Memory,...
Topics: Ngwale Village, Malawi, student, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp, globallives
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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,...
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Ivan continues riding around the city looking for a gig but he doesn't get any yet. 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, cell phone, house, horse, television, wife, bedroom, sleeping, horse cart...
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Ivan visits his sister, Blanca Liliana, who lives one block from his house. He plays "parqués" with his nieces and then he goes back to his place to sew a customer's pair of pants. 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...
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,...
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Laura and Angel sleep. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara Pérez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, caravan, bed, night, sleep, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
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Lara has lunch and then organizes the next trip with her husband. They need to decide with the circus owners which of the 6 caravans their family owns will be used on the next trip. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara P̩rez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit...
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, caravan, sandwiches, lunch, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project, glp,...
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Birthday celebrations are held for Fran, one of the circus children. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara P̩rez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Magaluf, Spain, circus, birthday, children, cake, party, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
Mingmar sleeps next to his cousin and Kumar sleeps across the hearth. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Mingmar Lama. This video was produced by Rinzin Lama, Andrew Mahlstedt, Dawa Yakpa, Yog Shakya, Tenzin Norbu, Ravi Shrestha, Karma Ghale, Santa Bahadur Tamang, Arjun Magar, Tenzin Norbu, Thepe Tamang, Maila Tamang, Santosh, Jit Bahadur Gurung, and Kancha Tamang. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information...
Topics: Gorkha, Tsum Valley, Nepali, Tibetan, Tsum, yartsa gumbu, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...
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Lara and her eldest son, Jose, go for a walk on the seafront promenade and end up in a playground. This is part of a 24-hour recording of a day in the life of Lara Aragon. This video was produced by Mara Pérez, Chino Saavedra, Pablo Barrientos, Paromita Dhar, and Carlos Rodr�_guez. This video is part of the Global Lives Project, a video library of life experience. For more information please visit globallives.org .
Topics: Alcudia, Spain, circus, street, walk, beach, park, swing, globallivesproject, Global Lives Project,...