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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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Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Dec 1, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Wedding preparations and history of synagogue in Bombay
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Dec 1, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Sheraton commercial
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Dec 1, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Clips of man playing stringed instrument
Topic: Jews.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Dec 1, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Clips of man playing stringed instrument
Topic: Jews.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Different women talking to the camera, wedding scene, synagogue services
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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People discussing why they stayed in India
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men beating aravos on Hoshana Rabbah
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019
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Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Film of: men beating myrtles
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Boats on the river, and people walking around
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Interior and exterior shots of different Cochin homes
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Different services shots and examination of Torah scrolls
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Scenery around Cochin
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Maps, outdoor photos
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men beating aravos on the ground
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Close up of embroidery on clothing
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Paintings of people coming up a beach
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Showing marriage contracts and Megillat Esther
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Shot of Kodak color patch, maps of India
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Performance in a theater and parade outside
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man talking outside, pictures of former residents
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man and woman outside talking
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Establishing shots, children playing basketball
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Discussion about grandchildren emigrating from India
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man discussing pictures
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman talking about Jewish immigration to India, superimposed over a map
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019
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Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Film of: discussing immigration of Bene Israel
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.
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Synagogue shots, children learning, landscape shots
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman holding up jewelry and talking about it
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman discussing Yemenites in India
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Maps, and old pictures of previous residents
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men talking in synagogue
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Audio goes in and out, working on a farm
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Establishing shots, man talking, men praying, children learning
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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The auido cuts in and out, but it's two men talking, and services in the synagouge
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man woman talking, woman demonstrating baked good
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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People praying in the synagogue
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.
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Views of scenery
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.
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Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Film of: men beating plants on ground
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Shots of the synagouge, and discussing children moving away
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Establishing outdoor shots
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Family talking on a balcony
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman discussing her clinic
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Woman discussing her clinic
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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The grounds of the community center
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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People praying in synagogue
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 30, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men beating aravos on Hoshana Rabbah
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men beating aravot on Hoshana Rabbah
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Snapshots and articfats in Cochin
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Snapshots of Cochin Jews
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Mother and daughter reading at a table
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Family haivng a meal.
Topic: Jews -- India
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Women bringing children to kiss Torahs in a synagogue
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men standing around synagogue on Sukkot
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Various clips of daily life
Topic: Jews -- Yemen (Republic)
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Introduction of Yemen film
Topic: Jews. -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man saying the history of ruins on Har Gezeirim
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man discussing confirmation ceremony, a Samaritan coming-of-age rite, and arranged marriage
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men doing rhythmic chanting
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Metallic drum, and then men singing
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men singing the Song of the Sea during fleecing sheep.
Topic: Samaritans -- Israel
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 29, 2019
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Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 28, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Discussing children moving away from Cochin
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 27, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man praying in synagogue
Topic: Jews -- India.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
Nov 27, 2019 Spector, Johanna L.,
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Men and women talking in a house
Topic: Jews -- India.