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University of California (System) Extension Media Center

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Works: 1,228 works in 1,614 publications in 3 languages and 8,479 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Cross-cultural studies  Legends  Folklore  Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Examinations, questions, etc 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, as
Classifications: P117, 302.222
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A World of gestures culture & nonverbal communication by Dane Archer ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gestures from different cultures around the world are explored. People from many nations are shown performing all kinds of gestures and the different gestures that they are. Also explored are the meaning, function and origin of gestures
The Human voice exploring vocal paralanguage ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the voice as an extraordinary human instrument. When we speak, our voice reveals our gender, age, geographic background, level of education, emotional state, and our relationship with the person spoken to. All these clues (and many more) are contained in even small fragments of speech, because our voices can be interpreted with remarkable accuracy. This video, explores the power, dimensions, and facets of this uniquely human instrument
Popol vuh sacred book of the Quiché Maya ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the ceramics found in Mayan tombs on which the creation story of Popol Vuh has been recorded. The first people which four creators make are unsuccessful. The Hero Twins, sons of Little Blood who escapes from the underworld, overcome their oppressors in a Ball Game
Altar of fire by Robert Grosvenor Gardner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary film about a twelve-day ancient Vedic ritual performed by Nambudiri Brahmins in Kerala, southwest India, in April 1975. Explains the origin of the Vedic sacred literature, discusses how the oral tradition is perpetuated, shows construction of sacrificial altars and sheds, and introduces the principle participants in the ritual
Gender & communication male-female differences in language & nonverbal behavior ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video explores the impact that gender has on both verbal messages including speech, language, and vocabulary, as well as on nonverbal channels of communication such as touch, movement, and gesture
The Interpersonal perception task (IPT) by Dane Archer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A test designed to find out how people form perceptions of others. Consists of thirty brief scenes showing people in various interactions. Each scene is preceded by a question about the interaction taking place
Democratic promise Saul Alinsky and his legacy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legendary organizer Saul Alinsky led the movement to empower disenfranchised communities through collective action. His life influenced the struggles for civil rights, the farm workers movement and redefined the very nature of political protest. This film examines Alinsky's life and influence through work being done by two contemporary people's organizations
Bahia, Africa in the Americas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of African culture are powerfully expressed in the food, art, dance, and most importantly, the Candomblé (Umbanda) religion of the Afro-Brazilian majority of the state of Bahía
Voices of the Orishas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ethnographic documentary which demonstrates the survival and strength of the Yoruba cultural and religious heritage in the contemporary life of Caribbean African-Hispanics. Documents a ritual ceremony that features dancing, singing, praying and drum beating, invoking the twenty-two Orishas, or deities of the Yoruba religion
Voodoo and the church in Haiti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History and influence of Voodoo in Haiti
Kypseli women and men apart : a divided reality by Susannah M Hoffman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and German and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film essay on the peasant society of Kypseli, a small isolated Greek village on the island of Thera. Depicts how the people of Kypseli divide time, space, material possessions, and activities according to an underlying pattern based on the separation of the sexes, and shows how this division determines the village social structure
A world of food tastes & taboos in different cultures ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines some of the attitudes that make food a fascinating focus of powerful cultural and individual differences. In this film, food choices are divided into seven primary categories and a variety of individuals from various cultures and ethnic and religious affliations are interviewed concerning what they are willing to eat and why
The interpersonal perception task-15 (IPT-15) ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "self-test" of nonverbal communication and social perception skills which allows viewers a chance to interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors. Film shows 15 brief scenes of common social interactions each followed by a multiple-choice question, giving the viewer the chance to "decode" something important about the interaction. There is an objectively correct answer for each of the inferences tested and viewers can see how accurate their own interpretations are. Answer key provided in container
Trobriand cricket an ingenious response to colonialism by Gary Kildea ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ethnological study of the changes made by the Trobriand Islanders to the game of cricket, which was introduced to them by Methodist missionaries from England in 1903. The game as adapted by the natives has become a tribal rite which now embodies the spirit and energy of competition that used to be expressed in warfare. Dances and chants have also been especially created for the game
Brandon and Rachel patterns of infant development ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the similarities and differences in physical and personality development of two 7-month-old infants in a university classroom setting
Trobriand cricket an ingenious response to colonialism ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how the British game of cricket has been adapted by the Trobriands
The Chinampas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the Chinampa, a traditional Mexican agricultural system, and traces its long history. Shows modern day threats to this system and discusses measures to save the Chinampa
Archaeology questioning the past ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to the science of archaeology and shows various archaeological digs involving Marin Community College students. Designed for students in introductory archaeology classes. The production begins in the classroom with a review of the preparation that students need before they go out on a dig. Includes sequences of diggings at ancient Indian sites in northern California and near Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. Scenes shift between the classroom, the field, and the laboratory, illustrating the full range of archaeological inquiry
Dance and human history ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the work of Alan Lomax and his colleagues in developing choreometrics, a cross-cultural method of studying the relationship of dance style to social structure. Shows how the group, including Forrestine Paulay, Conrad Arensberg, and Irmgard Bartenieff, analyzed dance films from all over the world and established a connection between patterns of movement and patterns of culture
Between light and shadow Maya women in transition ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews with Mayan women artists who work to preserve Mayan culture, improve the lives of the Mayan people and promote a Maya presence in their community. Includes Mayan popular art in the form of woven textiles, embroidery and paintings
 
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English (70)
Spanish (2)
German (1)