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UP North Films

Works: 9 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 164 library holdings
Genres: Music  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films 
Classifications: F575.F5, 977.404
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by UP North Films
Medicine fiddle : a film( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maetis and Native fiddlers perform traditional songs, share their recollections, and discuss their art
Good man in the woods by Michael Loukinen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the life of the residents of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan who live in the forest or by Lake Superior. Describes their daily struggles against the harsh environment of this wilderness setting
Tradition bearers by Michael Loukinen( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an intimate view of Finnish American folk art and cultural history by examining the lives and repertoires of four traditional artists. The film blends the oral accounts of these bearers of ethnic tradition with historical photos to establish the mainstream pattern of Finnish American social history in the northern parts of Minnesota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Finnish American lives( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multigenerational portrait of a Finnish-American family living in rural Michigan. Focuses on the stories of the ninety-two-year-old grandfather and his daughter-in-law. Observes them as they go about their daily routines, showing how their heritage is being preserved by the children. Archival photos depict their early years in the United States as well as images of Finland in the past
Alcohol and men's violence against women by Grant Guston( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on research, this documentary claims that alcohol abuse is not the reason men become violent toward women. Told through the eyes of four women who have survived severely abusive relationships the program also provides additional insights by professionals in the areas of domestic violence, alcohol and policing
Manoomin (wild rice) : Ojibwe spirit food( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reveals the traditional practices of planting rice boat building, harvesting, parching, dancing, winnowing, cooking and eating wild rice at a feast. We show the wild ricing traditions and the teaching of these traditions to Ojibwe children."--Container
Ojibwe birch bark wigwam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Hockings, an Ojibwe cultural educator, leads a group of volunteers in the construction of a birch bark wigwam at the Timid Mink Archeological Site in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Ojibwe drum songs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Profiles one Ojibwe elder, his interpretations of stories and the songs that come to life around the drum. Blending story, song, and dance, the filmmakers portray individual songs, sharing with viewers their lessons. The video also follows the men, women and children who have become family while singing together over the past several years
Anishinaabe Gikinoo'amaadiwin (Ojibwe teachings)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part 1: Childhood years were spent in distant Catholic boarding schools where expressions of tribal culture were punished. Part 2: Documents of the Lac Vieux Desert tribes efforts to teach their expressive traditions of beadwork, drum singing, the Ojibwe language and other life lessons. Part 3: Explores the identity one can derive by learning spiritual beliefs
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.09 for Anishinaab ... to 0.43 for Alcohol an ...)

Alternative Names
Northern Michigan University. UP North Films

U.P. North Films

English (16)