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Faces of Change Collection

Faces of Change

A twenty-six part series
by George Chang, Richard Chen, Norman Miller, Frank Tsai, David Hancock, Louis Dupree,
Herb Di Gioia, David MacDougall, James Blue, Hubert Smith, and Neil Reichline
produced by Norman Miller
color, 10 hrs 45 mins, 1979-1983, digitally remastered 2017

Non-profit, K-12, and Individual pricing also available
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This revolutionary series of 26 films, funded by the National Science Foundation, produced by Norman Miller and documented by some of the finest ethnographic filmmakers of our time, is now available through D.E.R.

The films examine 5 cultures selected for the diversity of their geographic location: starting with the China Coast at sea level and moving up to Taiwan, then to Afghanistan, Kenya and finally to the mountains of Bolivia.

Each location is examined through 5 themes: Rural Society, Education, Rural Economy, Women, and Belief Systems:

Related Resources
Visual Evidence: An Instructional Approach, by Norman Miller (1976)
A Note on Faces of Change, by David MacDougall (2015)

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