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

Gallery view

1957

Halpern, Joel Martin

Feast and Wat Xieng Thong

Laos - Film footage of a prepared feast, possibly in honor of the Royal Wedding of Princess Savivanh Savang Manivong (daughter of King Savang Vatthana and Queen Khamphoui, 1933-2007). A cameraman takes photo close ups of different people, and a long table with a great feast is displayed. Another part of the reel shows the Wat Xieng Thong, the temple that the royal family used. Addit... more

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

1958 Oct. 23

W. E. B. Du Bois receiving honorary degree in Prague

Prague (Czech Republic) - Documents the presentation of the Scientiarum Historicarum Doctorem to Du Bois by Charles University in Prague.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 May

China . Central News and Documentary Films Studio

Welcome W. E. B. Du Bois!

Peking (China) - Documents W. E. B. and Shirley Graham Du Bois's trip to Peking in 1959 sponsored by the China Peace Committee and the Chinese People's Association for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries. Includes footage of Du Bois speaking at a February 23, 1959 birthday celebration at Peking University with professors and students; at a gala birthday banquet where music and da... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1969

W. E. B. Du Bois home site dedication

Great Barrington (Mass.) - Documents the ceremony dedicating the home site of W. E. B. Du Bois in Great Barrington, Massachusetts as a memorial park on October 18, 1969. Features footage of ceremony attendants arriving, excerpts of speeches by Ossie Davis and Julian Bond, singers performing, and interviews with Dr. Edmund W. Gordon and Walter Wilson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

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

1989

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Conversations with David Inglis Part 5. The Problems of Arms Control and Disarmament

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with physicist David R. Inglis, moderated by UMass physicist Roy Cook and including members of the physics faculty.

David R. Inglis Papers

1989

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Conversations with David Inglis Part 4. The Post-War Years: Scientists in Politics

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with physicist David R. Inglis, moderated by UMass physicist Roy Cook and including members of the physics faculty.

David R. Inglis Papers

1989

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Conversations with David Inglis Part 3. Frontiers of Physics

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with physicist David R. Inglis, moderated by UMass physicist Roy Cook and including members of the physics faculty, focusing on Inglis's research in the 1940s and 1950s.

David R. Inglis Papers