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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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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Europe, International relations, Economy
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Science, Environmental Science, Environmental Justice
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Race, Science, Teacher education
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Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Concentric Media
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Searching for a Safe Abortion : Russ ' s Story 2012 | 2 mins 27 secs Russ, when a professor, risked arrest to find an illegal abortion for a student.
Topics: abortion, risks, illegal
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Colleges/Universities, Athletics, American Sports
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Student Organization, Hazing, Health
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Gastronomy, Middle eastern people, Mediterranean
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Team building, Basketball, Athletics
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UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about his most difficult classes.
Topic: Memories of Law School
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Christianity, Religion, Christian history
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, China, History, Chinese History
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Culture, Politics, Activism
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Social change organizations, Humanitarianism, Global network
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UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about the classes he took while in law school
Topic: Memories of Law School
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Immigration, Economics, Politics
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Fadiman Social Documentaries
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Pro - Choice Clergy Risk Arrest to Find Safe Abortions 2012 | 3 mins 37 secs Pro - choice clergy joined together to find safe illegal abortions for desperate women.
Topics: abortion, choice, clergy, help
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about the challenges new attorneys face in comparison to his own experiences after law school.
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Music, Environmental Science, Environment
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Memory, Psychology, Neuroscience
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UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about the technological and cultural changes to law practice.
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
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Judge Mauer talks about taking the bar and how UMKC’s bar pass reputation has improved.
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about having a career plan and knowing the rules of the court.
Topic: Advice to Students
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about a memorable case he heard dealing with an insurance claim.
Topic: After Law School
Fadiman Social Documentaries
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Providing Abortion Services: The Challenge 2012 | 1 min 44 secs Anti-abortion arson at her clinic only deepened this provider's commitment to serve women's health needs. This clip is part of ChoiceatRisk.org .
Topics: challenge abortion services, arson, threats, clinic, abortion
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about growing up in Kansas City, serving in the US Navy, and attending law school.
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about attending law school on the G.I. Bill.
Topic: Memories of Law School
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Concentric Media
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2012 | 1 min 43 secs When Abortion Was Illegal Medical professionals recall when abortion was illegal as they describe the tragedies they remember. This clip is part of ChoiceatRisk.org .
Topics: abortion, when abortion was illegal, choice, concentric media, doctors, when abortion was illegal,...
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about the focus on theory in law school.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
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Judge Mauer talks about the importance of being prepared for classes and what happens if you’re not.
Topic: Advice to Students
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about how changes to law practice have impacted current attorneys.
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
Fadiman Social Documentaries
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The Danger of Illegal Abortions: Dorothy's Story 2012 | 1 min 25 secs A Filmmaker who survived a life-threatening backalley abortion tells her story. This clip is part of ChoiceatRisk.org .
Topics: backalley, back alley, abortion, illegal, survived, scared, dorothy, fadiman, concentric, media
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about hearing cases that involved discussion of imposing the death penalty.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about his experience with the UMKC Bar Review course.
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about serving as a trial judge.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
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Judge Mauer talks about one of his first big cases and the expectation it set.
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
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Judge Mauer talks about the reasons he enjoyed serving as a judge.
Topic: Law Legacy Project
This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Environmentalism, Africa
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Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Concentric Media
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Arranging Safe Abortions: Jane 2 012 | 2 mins 25 secs Women offered illegal abortion counseling under the code name " Jane "
Topics: abortion, illegal, jane, anonymous
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Environmental Studies, Urban Garden, Education
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Economics
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Art Conservation, Art History, Paintings
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Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Concentric Media
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2012 | 1 min 58 secs No Birth Control: Lana's Story Lana risked death if she gave birth. To save her life, she had a backalley abortion. This clip is part of ChoiceatRisk.org .
Topics: abortion, backalley
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, International relations, Terrorism, Global studies
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Museums, Art, Art critique
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UMKC Law Legacy Project
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Judge Mauer talks about diversity, the law school building and faculty.
Topic: Memories of Law School
Fadiman Social Documentaries
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign.  Warren County, Ohio. In the days following the 2004 election, 92,000 votes are "counted" in secret. Independent observers are locked out of the building. Verification of the accuracy of vote totals was never achieved.
Topics: elections at risk, ohio, 2004 election, bush
UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about the differences and similarities of competitions, classes and the bar exam.
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
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Judge Mauer talks about the role his family played on deciding to attend law school.
Topic: Before law School
Fadiman Social Documentaries
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign.  Election night 2004 raised serious questions across the country. Experts, politicians, reporters, and everyday folks all observed a troubling chain of events, leading to suspicion of widespread election fraud. People from coast to coast reported machine breakdowns, voter disenfranchisement, irregular tallies and mass confusion.
Topics: election at risk, election night 2004, election fraud, dorothy, fadiman
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Anthropology, Biology, Ghana
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Japan, Disaster relief, Politics
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Environmentalism, Social crisis, Global inequality
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Education, Social Justice, Civil rights
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UMKC Law Legacy Project
by UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Mauer talks about how lawyers are often underappreciated in the community and the important role they play.
Topic: After Law School
Fadiman Social Documentaries
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign.  "Did I do the wrong thing by contacting the FBI and providing them with evidence?" A citizen testifies before Members of Congress about trying to report evidence of over-voting in Ohio, where the top state election official is also the co-chair of the Bush-Cheney re-election campaign.
Topics: congress, ohio, voting, election, fraud, fadiman, dorothy
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Economics
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Gender Equality, Athletics, Women's liberation
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, China, Economics, Politics
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Rome, Theatre, Plays
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Environmental Studies, Agriculture, Non-Profit
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Art, Art history, Rome
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Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign.  Technical security expert Bruce O'Dell describes the lack of transparency for electronic voting machine companies that won't allow independent audits.
Topics: election at risk, voting, computer, voter fraud, dorothy, fadiman
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign.  Journalists speak out about the mainstream media's failure to report election irregularities and discrepancies occurring throughout the country.
Topics: media, voter, fraud, election fraud, silence, fadiman, dorothy
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign. Clint Curtis, a veteran computer programmer, testifies at a U.S. Congressional Hearing about being contacted by a Florida Congress person to rig Florida's elections.
Topics: clint curtis, election, rigged, rigging
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign. Voting machine malfunctions on election day 2004 lead to significant delays, especially in low income communities.
Topics: voting, machines, election, voter, disenfranchisement, disenfranchised, fadiman, dorothy, stealing...
Ohlone Profiles Project
by Ohlone Profiles Projecy
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Coming together of 40 supporters of Ohlone cultural revival: Cultural Conservancy, Native American Aids Prevention, San Bruno Mountain Watch, Presidio Staff, World Arts West and Ethnic Dance Festival, World Music Festival. Meeting to discuss the initial plans about an Ohlone cultural center in San Francisco. 
Topics: Costanoan Rumsen Carmel Tribe Ohlone meeting of supporters, presidio, native americans, california...
Rutland Historical Society
by Rutland Historical Society
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Young Men's Christian Association-1901
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
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Lewellyn J. Eggleston-1943
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
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John F. Bryant and his neighbors-1884
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
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Valentineâs Day cards-Early 20th Century
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
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Ford vehicles in early 20th Century
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont
Rutland Historical Society
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Memorial Day-Charles And Eugene Mead
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont
Fadiman Social Documentaries
by Dorothy Fadiman
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign. E-Voting machines malfunction frequently, leading to long lines, votes flipping between candidates on touch screens and unverifiable final tallies. electionsatrisk.org/
Topics: voting machine, election, elections at risk, dorothy, fadiman
Rutland Historical Society
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Autograph books and flourishing-1870s
Topics: Rutland Historical Society, Moments In History, Rutland, Vermont