Current Issue: Spring 2014
Volume 30, Issue 1
Writing in Water, or, Evanescence, enchantment and ethnography in a Chinese urban park
Chai-Qian/Demolition: Reflections on Media Practice
Documenting, Dramatizing, and Representing China’s Porcelain World in Broken Pots Broken Dreams
Making “Bored in Heaven: a Film about Ritual Sensation”
Cora Dean and Kenneth Dean
Fieldwork, Film, and the Tourist Gaze: Making 农家乐 Peasant Family Happiness
Writing in Water. Directed by Angela Zito. 2012. Digital Video. 42 minutes. Color. Distributed by: Angela Zito.
Chai-qian (demolition). Directed by J.P. Sniadecki. 2008. Digital video. Color. 62 minutes. Sensory Ethnography Lab Series.
Broken Pots Broken Dreams: Working in Jingdezhen’s Porcelain Industry. Directed by Maris Gillette. Color. 2009. 28:52 minutes. Distributed by Maris Gillette, http://tiny.cc/bpbd09
Bored in Heaven: A Film about Ritual Sensation. Directed by Kenneth Dean. 2010. Digital video. 80 minutes. Color. Distributed by Kenneth Dean, www.boredinheaven.com.
Paul Jakov Smith
农家乐 Peasant Family Happiness. Directed by Jenny Chio. 2013. Digital video. 70 mins. Color. Distributed by Berkeley Media LLC.
Gringo Trails. Directed by Pegi Vail. 2013. 78:58 min. Color. Distributed by Icarus Films, 32 Court St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, www.icarusfilms.com
Luis A. Vivanco
Single Shot Cinema and Ethnographic Sympathy in Contemporary Indonesia: A Review Essay on The Eye of the Day (2001), The Shape of the Moon (2004), and Position Among the Stars (2011) by Leonard Retel Helmrich
James B. Hoesterey
“Since You are Filming, I Will Tell the Truth”: A Reflection on the Cultural Activism and Collaborative Filmmaking of Video Nas Aldeias
The 37th Annual Margaret Mead Film Festival, October 17-20, 2013