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First Contact
Part of the Series: Highlands Trilogy
...dominate them for his own survival and to continue his quest for gold. First Contact is one of those rare films that holds an audience spell-bound. Humor and...
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First Contact with Europe in Mesoamerica
Episode 41 of Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed
...r Columbus to the New World in search of Japan. Trace Columbus's later contact with Mesoamerica, and follow the arrival of Spanish conquistadors, including...
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The First Contacts
...nica and other highways in the 1970s, whites began to make large-scale contact with Indians, with disastrous results. Epidemics decimated populations of...
Highlands Trilogy
...and international awards, including an Academy Award nomination for First Contact. All three won the Grand Prix at France's prestigious Festival Cinema...
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The Visit - An Alien Encounter
...actual alien contact. Based on his interviews with these scenario planners Madsen constructs a chillingly believable scenario of first contact on Earth. ...
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Joe Leahy's Neighbors
... This film is the followup of First Contact. It traces the fortunes of Joe Leahy, the mixed-race son of Australian explorer Michael Leahy, in his uneasy...
2 videos
Soy Huao - The Huaroni People of Ecuador
...a native community in an observational manner. The Huaroni, in their first contact with settlers, didn't understand the language either, and had to slowly...
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Benny and The Dreamers
...AND THE DREAMERS reveals for the first time on film the Australian Aboriginal peoples' version of their first contact with white culture which was to change...
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Taking Pictures
...sampling their powerful award winning documentaries about PNG that include First Contact, Trobriand Cricket, The Shark Callers of Kontu, Joe Leahy's Neighbours...
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From Honey to Ashes
...y engaging a history of ethnographic representations and tropes of "first contact," the reflexive video uses the filmmaker's narration to reflect on the...
6 Generations
...reaches back to the days the Spanish arrived in Santa Barbara and made first contact. Ernestine tells this history from the perspective of her female ancestors...
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INAATE/SE/ - The Seven Fires Prophecy
...story -- the Seven Fires Prophecy -- which both predates and predicts first contact with Europeans, INAATE/SE/ is a kaleidoscopic experience blending documentary...
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PNG: The Rules of the Game
...international conflict. It touches on the gorgeous ethnographic history of first contact and of the age-old village Big Man system, and on the culture of 'wontok'...
Patyegarang
...of trust and friendship, which now inspires our imaginations about 'first contact'. This live dance performance premiered at the Sydney Opera House...
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That’s Australia: People, Place and Story
...in the Buccaneer Archaopaeologo at Koolan and Cockatoo Island. First Contact: Stumpy Brown is a Wangkujanka woman who lives at Christmas Creek in...
American Masters: James Beard - America's First Foodie
PBS
Experience a century of food through the life of James Beard, who spoke of the importance of localism and sustainability long before those terms had entered the vernacular. A cookbook author, journalist, television celebrity and teacher, Beard helped to pioneer…
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Spanish Contact—Pizarro Conquers the Inca
Episode 23 of Lost Worlds of South America Course
... In one of history's most unusual incidents, the Inca empire was defeated by a Spanish force of 168 men. Study the events surrounding the capture and...
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1619 Virginia - The First African Slaves Arrive
Part of the Series: Up From Slavery
This part of the series speaks about the beginnings of slavery on European society due to the exploration
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Jobriath A.D. - The First Openly Gay Rock Star
...American Bowie," "The True Fairy of Rock & Roll," and "Hype of the Year." The first openly gay rock star, Jobriath's reign was brief, lasting less than two years...
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How To Prepare For Prison - Facing Prison for the First Time
...intimate look at people caught in the legal system and facing prison for the first time. By offering an intimate look at the lives and states of mind of...
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