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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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Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1950 Play Troupe of Port Washington "Alice In Wonderland" Program.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1953 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "Alladin And The Wonderful Lamp" program
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1964 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp" program.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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Port Washington Play Troupe Teen Summer Theater 1972 production of "Anything Goes". Port Washington, NY. Directed by Pamela Meadows, Musical Direction by David Barnett, Produced by Ronald T. Meadows.  Stage Manager - Jeanne Clarke.  Lighting - Gina Calvelli.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1972 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "Anything Goes" program.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1973 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "Alice In Wonderland" program.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1975 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "Around The World in 80 Days" program.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1981 - Port Washington Play Troupe Teen Summer Theater Alumni Show - August 16th, 1981. Port Washington, NY. Masters of Ceremonies, Robert J. Fieldsteel, Frank Dietz and Andrew Batten. Musical direction by Philip Glover.
Topic: Port Washington Play Troupe
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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1984 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "Annie".  Directed by Pamela Meadows.  Musical Direction by Sandra Vigliotti.  Produced by Ronald T. Meadows.  Assistant Producer - Janet Grunwald.  August 19th, 1983.  Port Washington, NY.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Singers
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1991 Port Singer's production of "Anything Goes".  Directed and choreographed by Francine Harman.  Musical direction by Jeremy Kempton.  Pianist - Edward Stolarz.  Production Managers - Phil Essex and Betty Poole.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
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The Huntington Choral Society's winter concert. American Reflections - The Winter Solstice. December 14th, 2013.  Huntington, New York.
Topics: Huntington Choral Society, Choral
A Year At The Wheel
by shane and amy bugbee
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this is a key so you might watch the footage from the a year at the wheel collection (  https://archive.org/details/ayearatthewheel ) in a row, in order, by date, making it the worlds longest documentary... clocking in at over 140 hours of footage.  If the footage listed is out of order when sorted by date on the archive.org site there will be a couple of stars added ** before the words out of order. we would suggest clicking on the url that is following the title in this key. in order to...
Topics: a year at the wheel, bugbee, shane bugbee, amy bugbee, project a year at the wheel, usaodd,...
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man speaking in Hebrew about the Jewish community in Yemen
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Full video detailing the traditions and struggles of Yemenite Jews.
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Baby crying, women talking. Audio cuts in and out
Topic: Jews -- Yemen (Republic)
Middlebury Special Collections
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The speakers discuss the situation of women in Afghanistan, the emergence of women as a political force, and the challenges to implementing the equal rights status in the new constitution, which Gailani helped to write. Gailani, chairperson of the Afghan Red Crescent Society, served as a delegate to the Emergency Loya Jirga -- The Grand Council -- of 2002, a gathering that elected Hamid Karzai as the President of Transitional Government of Afghanistan. Nirschel, founder of the Initiative to...
Topics: Women, Afghanistan, Politics, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Man chanting, with voiceover narration
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Singing ululating and drumming
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Jewish Theological Seminary - Film and Audio
by Spector, Johanna L.,
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Singing and drumming
Topic: Jews -- Yemen
Middlebury Special Collections
by Middlebury College
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For decades, two assumptions have been part of the scientific understanding of global warming-(1) natural forces kept Earth's climate in a warm 'interglacial' state for several millennia, and (2) humans first began to alter this state during the industrial era (the last two centuries). Both of these assumptions are flawed: natural processes have been pushing climate toward a cooler, partly glaciated state for thousands of years, and emissions of greenhouse gases from early farming held off most...
Topics: Global warming, Climatic changes, Global environmental change, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Arthur Hertzberg delivers the inaugural Hannah A. Quint Lecture in Jewish Studies, examining the historical context that continues to form the religious and political atmosphere of the Middle East. In particular, he presents the Jewish and the Arab response to the Balfour Declaration of 1917. Hertzberg argues that progress toward peace in the Middle East would come only through agreements reached by means of intervention by the superpowers.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Arab nationalism, Jewish nationalism, Israel, Middle East --...