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DVD's: Anthropology

RU Library - Level 1


A film by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu 2011

Oh, what a blow that phantom gave me!

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A Media Generation Film [2003]

Claude Levi-Strauss par lui-même

Arte France, Films du Bouloi [2008]


Them and us : prejudice and self-understanding

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Stage Fright video production 2007

Written by Jeffrey Schrank

Bushman's secret : one cactus stands between hope and hunger

A documentary film by Rehad Desai 2006

The feast

Examines the first stages of alliance formation between two mutually hostile Yanomamo Indian villages in southern Venezuela and northern Brazil. Describes in detail the preparation for a feast involving the inhabitants of the villages and presents scenes of chanting, dancing and trading at the feast

The Ascent of man

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A co-production of the BBC and Time-Life [2005]

Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski



Spirit of ethnography

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A film by O. Michael Watson 1974

What does it mean to be white?

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Derald Wing Sue 2004

Everybody's ethnic : your invisible culture

Learning Seed 2001


Produced by Nick Broomfield and Jez Lewis 2007

Directed by Nick Broomfield

Ancient futures : learning from Ladakh

Ladakh, a desert land high in the western Himalayas, has managed to survive and prosper due to its traditions of frugality and cooperation, but now its culture and ecology are threatened by development

Jean Rouch and his camera in the heart of Africa

A film by Philo Bregstein in cooperation with Dutch Television[1986]

Scenario, Philo Bregstein, Jan Venema

Lost worlds, vanished lives : the complete series

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David Attenborough 2004

Produced by Mike Salisbury

Dollars and dreams : West Africans in New York

A Blue Saxophone film presentation 2006

Directed by Jeremy Rocklin

Produced by Jeremy Rocklin and Abdel Kadar Ouedraogo

Walking with cavemen

A BBC/Discovery/ProSieben c0-production 2003

Anthropologists at work : careers making a difference

"Sponsored by: The National Association for the Practice of Anthropology"

The Jane Goodall Collection

Among the wild chimpanzees -- Chimps on the edge -- The life and legend of Jane Goodall