179 results found for: genres:"Motion pictures (visual work)"

Gallery view

1979

WGBY-TV (Television station : Springfield, Mass.)

UMass tower library closes and moves to temporary location

Amherst (Mass.) - From the WGBY Ten O'Clock News; reporting on the closing of the UMass-Amherst Tower Library (now W. E. B. Du Bois Library), due to structural issues. Interviews with Siegfried Feller, Assistant Library director, discussing the temporary move to Goodell Library, Jules Chametsky, Massachusetts Society of Professors union president, discussing the impact of the closing and Political ... more

University Films and Videos

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Procession with bodhi tree

Laos - Film footage of a procession with he royal Kammu (Khmu') guards carrying a sapling of the Bodhi tree given to Crown Prince Savang Vatthana by Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru upon the former's visit to India. Additional photographs of these events can be found within the Joel M. Halpern Laotian Slide Collection at the University of Wisconsin.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

New year celebrations

Laos - Film footage shows several of the traditional celebrations of the Lao New Year. Scenes include: A sand stupa is covered with flour and decorated with candles. Monks process to a temple. A monk on a palanquin is doused with water. Guards and offficials parade out of the palace. Masked dancers (Pu Nyoe Nya Nyoe, the ancestral spirits of the Luang Prabang kingdom) dance within the procession and... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Floating market of Bangkok

Thailand - Along the floating market in Bangkok people cook, wash their hair, and children play. Footage includes an approach by boat to the Wat Phra Kaew where giant statues guard the exit of the Grand Palace.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1957 Sept. 21

Halpern, Joel Martin

Laos Royal Wedding

Laos - Film footage of the wedding of Princess Savivanh Savang Manivong (daughter of King Savang Vatthana and Queen Khamphoui, 1933-2007). The footage shows school children and others in the procession to the palace; visiting digitaries arriving; the candlelit ceremony. This private film benefitted from a USIS film crew that had set up lighting the day before. Additional photographs o... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

2014

Kaplan, Linda B.

Ten contemporary artists explore the legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois in our time

Accompanying the "Du Bois In Our Time" exhibit at the University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst, the file explores the work of ten artists as they engage the work and legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois.

University Museum of Contemporary Art

1949

An African comes home

Lagos (Nigeria) - Documenting a public reception in honor of Horace Mann Bond's first visit to West Africa, held by the African Academy of Arts and Research. Includes scenes of Bond's arrival and a dance performance.

Horace Mann Bond Papers

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Residence in Luang Prabang

Laos - Film footage shows several scenes near the residence of the Halperns during their stay in Luang Prabang while Joel M. Halpern was serving with the U.S.O.M. Scenes include but are not limited to: Khamphouy Udol and Barbara K. Halpern releasing birds. Le, the Halpern's housekeeper, washing a puppy. Barbara K. Halpern stands in front of the house in which they lived. People are filmed coming and... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1950

Halpern, Joel Martin

Fourth of July 1950 in Deering, Alaska

Deering (Alaska) - Film footage of the July 4th celebrations in Deering, Alaska. Some Eskimos watch while others participate in sack races.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1986

Kati?, Kamenko

Halperns in Orasac

Ora?ac (Serbia) - Following the Joel and Barbara Kerewsky Halpern as they re-visit the village of Orasac, where they originally conducted fieldwork in 1953. The Halperns discuss changes in village life with old friends and informants. The end of the video contains a slide show narrated by Joel Halpern. The video is mainly in Serbian with English subtitles.

Joel M. Halpern Papers