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Filmmaker Interviews

The Life and Death of a Sokushinbutsu: A Conversation with Shayne A. P. Dahl

Anthropologist and filmmaker Shayne A. P. Dahl and DER’s Amelia Stern discussed the practices and politics involved in the making of The Buddha Mummies of North Japan.

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Mixing time and Space: A Conversation with Steven Feld on Voices of the Rainforest
Filmmaker Interviews

Mixing Time and Space: A Conversation with Steven Feld

Steven Feld’s “Voices of the Rainforest” provides viewers extraordinary access to the complex human and non-human soundscape of Papua New Guinea’s Bosavi rainforest. Curious about how the film was constructed, Alice Apley “sat down” with Steve in their respective locations of Boston and Santa Fe and, over email, discussed the making of the film.

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Ju/'hoan San elder on a hunt, Namibia, 1999, © Paul Weinberg
Topics of Interest

Interview: Paul Weinberg, Photographer of San Communities in Southern Africa

Photographer Paul Weinberg talks about his work documenting San hunter-gatherer communities in  Namibia, Botswana and South Africa over three decades.

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Steven Feld's Voice of the Rainforest at Harvard Art Museums
Events

Screening: Voices of the Rainforest at the Harvard Art Museums

Steve Feld presents his new film, Voices of the Rainforest, at the Harvard Art Museum. Followed by discussion with Feld and Anthropologist Amahl Bishara from Tufts University.

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How Should We Now Live? A cross-cultural film series in partnership from DER and The Clemente Course
Announcements

DER and The Clemente Course Bring Cross-Cultural Films to Dorchester

DER, in partnership with The Clemente Course in the Humanities, is delighted to announce our upcoming screening and discussion series, How Should We Live?: Cross-Cultural Journeys Through Film.

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Directions in Documentary Sound at Harvard Art Museums 9/18/2018
Events

DER50: Directions in Documentary Sound at the Harvard Art Museums

On September 17th, 2018, DER co-sponsored Directions in Documentary Sound: A Conversation with Stuart Cody, Sarah Elder & Ernst Karel, an exciting program to reflect on the importance of sound in the history of documentary.

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