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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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Tim Asch filming the Yanomamö, Venezuela 1960s
Events

DER50: Tim Asch Symposium at USC

In November 2018, the USC School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California held a day-long symposium on the work of Timothy Asch, an event which also helped celebrate DER’s 50th anniversary.

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A still from the film N!ai: The Story of a !Kung Woman
Events

DER 50: The Cinema of Patience: Reflecting on N!ai, the Story of a !Kung Woman

On October 11th 2018, as part of DER’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Harvard University hosted a film screening & panel discussion titled The Cinema of Patience: Reflecting on N!ai, the Story of a !Kung Woman.

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