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Afflictions Series - Memory of My Face
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...years of person-centered research by director and anthropologist Robert Lemelson. The film focuses on Bambang Rudjito, a university-educated Indonesian...
Afflictions Series - Ritual Burdens
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...years of person-centered research by director and anthropologist Robert Lemelson. The film focuses on Ni Ketut Kasih who has lived her whole life surrounded...
Afflictions Series - Kites and Monsters
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...years of person-centered research by director and anthropologist Robert Lemelson. The film focuses on a growing boy, Wayan Yoga, and is not so much...
Afflictions Series - Shadows & Illuminations
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...role a schizophrenia diagnosis entails are explored. Filmmaker: Robert Lemelson ...
Afflictions Series - The Bird Dancer
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...her place in society free from shame and humiliation. Filmmaker: Robert Lemelson ...
40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy
...looked away. Based on the research of prominent anthropologist Robert Lemelson and edited by two time Academy Award winner, Pietro Scalia, this film follows...
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Afflictions Series - Family Victim
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...ons as he matures into culturally defined adulthood. Filmmaker: Robert Lemelson ...
Ngaben: Emotion and Restraint in a Balinese Heart
...glimpse of the process and the complex emotions involved. Filmmaker: Robert Lemelson ...
Jathilan: Trance and Possession in Java
Practiced in Java for centuries, Jathilan is a folk dance that uses the power of music and dance to channel powerful and sometimes terrifying forces. Led by a spiritual guide and a whip-bearing ringleader, a group of dancers ride woven…
Standing on the Edge of a Thorn - A family in Rural Indonesia
An intimate portrait of a family in rural Indonesia grappling with poverty, mental illness, and participation in the sex trade. Shot over the course of 12 years, the film centers on Iman Rohani, a former civil servant struggling with a…
Afflictions Series
...ethnographic fieldwork conducted by psychological anthropologist Robert Lemelson, exploring the relationship between culture, mental illness and personal...
6 videos