PETER BIELLA

Curriculum Vita

May, 2017

 

 

Department of Anthropology

Telephone: 415-405-0536

San Francisco State University

Emailbiella@sfsu.edu

1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA  94132   USA

Homepage: http://online.sfsu.edu/biella/

 

EDUCATION

 

1984

Ph.D.  Cultural Anthropology, Temple University.

1979

M.A.   Culture and Communication, Temple University

1975

M.A.   Film Production, San Francisco State University

1972

B.A.    Film Production, San Francisco State University

 

GEOGRAPHIC EXPERTISE

 

East Africa, Central America, North America

 

THEORETICAL FOCI

 

Visual anthropology, Film and interactive media, East African pastoralism, Maasai ethnography, Anthropology of AIDS, Epistemology, Fieldwork methodology

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Pres-1998 Co-director, SFSU -Program in Visual Anthropology

2013-08

Director, SFSU-Tanzania Maasai Migrants Field School

2013-10

Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, San Francisco State University

2005-03

President, Society for Visual Anthropology, American Anthropological Association

2002-81

Executive Director, Contemporary Historians, A 501(c)3 Corporation

1998-96

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Audio/Video/Film, Hofstra University

1996-94

Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Southern California

1998-84

President, Documentary Film Co., Philadelphia

 

HONORS, AWARDS AND GRANTS

 

2016

First Place (Changa Revisited), Astra Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania.

2013

First Place (The Chairman and the Lions), ETNOFilm Festival, Rovinj, Croatia.

2013

Jury Prize (The Chairman and the Lions) Zanzibar International Film Festival

2009

SFSU Faculty International Development Grant - Tanzania Maasai Migrants Field School

 

2009

Pixar Corporation / Walt Disney Motion Pictures, $10,000 grant in support of the Tanzania

field school

 

2009

First Place, Photo Contest 2008, American Anthropological Association (Mama Toreto)

2009

Finalist, Photo Contest 2008, American Anthropological Association (Toreto's Courtyard)

2009

Award of Distinction.  IV Moscow International Festival on Visual Anthropology

2009

Award of Distinction.   Days of Ethnographic Film Festival Ljubljana, Slovenia

2006

SFSU Faculty Travel Award

 

2009

Elected Fellow, the Society for Applied Anthropology

 

2009

Sabbatical leave for fieldwork among Tanzania Maasai

 

2007

Best Short Film (Textiles in Ayacucho). American Anthropological Film, Video and Multimedia Festival

2007

Jay Young Award, Department of Anthropology, SFSU

2006

Editor, Special Issue on Europe, Visual Anthropology Review

2006

Interviewee, Wadsworth Educational Anthropology Series

2006

Outside Evaluator, Honors Program, Dept. of Anthropology, Swarthmore College

2006

SFSU Community Scholarship Faculty Award (with Greta Snider)

2008-02

Organizer, Film, Video and Multimedia Festival Jury, American Anthropological Association

2005-03

President, Society for Visual Anthropology. Board member since 1999  (platform)

2005-03

Editor, Visual Anthropology Review

2000

SFSU Provost-sponsored grant.  Visual Anthropology/Digital Cinema Lab $40,000

2000

SFSU Meth-Tech Grant. $80,000 for Visual Anthropology classes' equipment

2000

Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Grant. San Francisco State University writing summer stipend

1998

Award, American Anthropological Association Film Festival. Yanomamo Interactive: The Ax Fight on CD-ROM

1993-01

Apple  Computer Corporation  $5,000 grant for development of interactive media in anthropology

1990

First Prize in Public Health, and Festival's Most Creative Entry (for AIDS in the Barrio) John Muir Medical Film Festival, Walnut Creek, CA

1989-08

Film production grants totaling $100,000 for AIDS in the Barrio, from Philadelphia Foundation, Phoebe W. Hass, Paul Robeson Fund, Bread and Roses Fund, and Philadelphia Department of Health

1988

Film production grant of $26,000 from New York Council on the Arts for God's Mother is the Morning Star

1979-75

University Fellowship, Temple University's highest graduate support award

 

 

RESEARCH AND FIELDWORK PROJECTS

 

2013-07

 

Director of SFSU-Tanzania Maasai Migrants Field School

2009

Romania, for two films about the village of Magura

2009

Ethnographic consultant, Pixar Corp., on the feature film, John Carter of Mars

2008-07

Tanzania, for two books and multimedia companions

2006

Ayacucho, Peru, for educational films

2005

Northern British Columbia, for applied educational multimedia

1997

Southern Mexico, for educational film

1995

Patterson, NJ, for ethnographic film

1992

Moraz‡n Department, El Salvador, for PBS documentary

1991

Gros Morne, Haiti, for educational film

1990

Auburn, NY, for ethnographic film

1989-07

Philadelphia, PA, for applied film ethnography

1985c

San Jose, Costa Rica, for ethnographic film

1985b

Stan Creek, Belize, for educational film

1985a

Luxor, Egypt, for ethnographic film

1980

East Central Tanzania, for Ph.D. research

 

INVITED PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

2017

Guest lecturer, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Department of Sociology. March 14-18.

2016b

Coming of Age in Films of Memory. American Anthropological Association, Nov.17.

2016a

Visual Triggers, Maasai Vulnerabilities. Society for Applied Anthropology, Vancouver. March 30.

2013b

Three-day workshop in Ethnographic Hypermedia. ETNOFilm Festival, Rovinj, Croatia. April 23-5.

2013a

Master Class in Applied Visual Anthropology. ETNOFilm Festival, Rovinj, Croatia. April 27.

2012

Participant, Visual Anthropology on the Pacific Rim. Meetings of the American Anthropological Association.

2011

Ethnographic Guile (with Daniel Chein). Visual Research Conference, American Anthropological Association. Montreal, Quebec. November.

2010e

Maasai Migrants Trigger Films:  From Field School Production to Post-Screening Discussion (with Leonard Kamerling).  The Visual Research Conference.  Meetings of the American Anthropological Association.  New Orleans, LA. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2010e.pdf

2009e

The Idea of a Field School.  Session chair and presenter.  Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, PA.  Dec. 3. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2009e.pdf

2009d

Collaboration in Visual Anthropology.  Session chair and presenter.  Ethnomusicology Symposium, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,  July 24.

2009c

Migrant Maasai.  Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Santa Fe, NM.  March 21.

2008b

Maasai Migrants: A Case Study in Applied Visual Anthropology.  Visual Research Conference, American Anthropological Association, Nov. 18.  Abstract available at http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2008b.pdf

2008a

An African Case Study in Applied Visual Anthropology.  International Conference on Audio-Visual Anthropology, Moscow, October 8.

2006a

A DV and a Place to Screen: The Lever of Applied Visual Anthropology. Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Vancouver, British Colombia.  March 29.

2005c

Guest Speaker, EASA Workshop: The Frontiers of Visual Anthropology. Oxford University. (program)

2004b


2004a

New Directions in Digital Visual Anthropology.  Workshop presented, with Kate Hennessy, at the Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Atlanta GA.  November 30.
Keynote Speaker, International Festival of Visual Culture.  University of Joensuu,  Finland, October 8.  http://www.pkey.fi/viscult/2004/englanti_ohjelma.htm#

2002b

Guest Speaker, The University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Sponsored by Dr. Steve Robins, Department of Anthropology.  March 26.

2002a

Guest Speaker, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Sponsored by Dr. Susan Levine, Department of Social Anthropology.  March 20-28.

2001c

Keynote Speaker. Intimacy and Scholarship: Interactive Media in Anthropology. University of Gottengen. Annual Meetings of the German Ethnological Society (Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Volkerkunde) Oct. 10.

2001b

Keynote Speaker. Visual Anthropology: A Critical Perspective.  Ashby Dialogues. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, March 30.

2001a

The Legacy of John Collier, Jr. Presented at the Max Plank Institute, Gottengen, Germany, for the Origins of Visual Anthropology Conference, June 26.

2000c

Visual Anthropology in the Plague Year.  Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, Nov. 17.

2000b

Tierney Interactive.  Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Visual Research Conference, San Francisco, Nov. 15.

1999b

Micro, Macro and Emotion in Visual Anthropology. Presented at the 15th Annual Visual Research Conference, Chicago, Nov. 16.

1999a

Guest Lecture. Yanomamo Interactive. Presented at the Faculty Colloquium of the UCLA Department of Anthropology, April.

1998

Poster Session: Digital Visual Anthropology. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, Dec. 3.

1997

Presenter. Workshop in Digital Visual Anthropology. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Washington.

1992b

Invited paper. Visual Anthropology Verbatim:  Honoring John Collier, Jr. Presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, Nov. 18.

1992a

Teaching Anthropology on Computer. Presented at the Visual Research Conference, Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, Nov. 17.

1991b

Maasai Interactive: A Prototype for Computer Courseware in Visual Anthropology. Visual Research Conference, Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago, Nov.

1991a

Presenter. Workshop in Applied Visual Anthropology. Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Charleston, SC.

1990

AIDS in the Barrio: Eso No Me Pasa a Mi. Paper presented at the Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans

1988

Filming AIDS in the Barrio: A Study in the Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Phoenix

1985

A Visual Anthropologist's Survival Guide. Presented at the Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, Nov. 21.

 

UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS

 

MS

 

MS

Maasai Interactive. Ethnography and interactive DVD courseware (with 530 photographs, 3.5 hours of transcribed, translated and subtitled audio in Swahili and Maa, and 1000 pages of text).

Collaboration in Conflict: The Maasai Migrants Film Project. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2010c.pdf1

 

MS
MS

Words from the Heart.  Autoethnography / biography and interactive DVD.
The Idea of a  Field School in Applied Visual Anthropology. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2011e.pdf

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

under review

Schizotopy. Submitted to: Writing With Light - A collaboration between Cultural Anthropology and Visual Anthropology Review. Dec. 4, 2016.

2013

Interview with Film director and Anthropologist Peter Biella. Zarez [Croatia] 15:136-145. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2013.pdf

2012

Visual Anthropology.  In How to Get Published:  A Guide for Anthropological Professionals.  Pp. 112-123. Arlington, VA: American Anthropological Association.
http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2011d.pdf

2011c

Lost in Eternity (with Iv‡n Drufovka).  In Interventions: Magura Past and Present.  Steve Mills, ed.  Pp. 75-90. Bucharest: Renaissance Press.  http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2011c.pdf

2011b

Coherent Labyrinths.  Visual Anthropology Review 21(1):1-20.  http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2011b.pdf

2011a

Charging Rhino (film review of David E. Simpson's Milking the Rhino).  Current Anthropology 52(2):304-6.  http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2011a.pdf

2009b

Visual Anthropology in a Time of War. In Viewpoints: Visual Anthropologists at Work. Mary Strong and Laena Wilder, eds. Austin: University of Texas Press. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2009b.pdf

2009a

Elementary Forms of the Digital Media.  In Viewpoints: Visual Anthropologists at Work. Mary Strong and Laena Wilder, eds. Austin: University of Texas Press. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2009a.pdf

2008c

A DV and a Place to Screen: The Lever of Applied Visual Anthropology.  In Audiovisual Anthropology: Theory and Practice.  Pp. 160-171.  Moscow: Lomonosov Moscow State University.  http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2008c

2007c

The Legacy of John Collier, Jr. [reprint of Biella 2002c] In The Origins of Visual Anthropology; Beate Engelbrecht, ed. Bern and Berlin: Peter Lang Verlag.

2007b

Coherent Labyrinths.  DIVA Occasional e-texts in Visual Anthropology (online) 1:(1).  Preview at: http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/perry/coherent.html

2007a

Editor's Introduction to Visual Anthropology of EuropeVisual Anthropology Review 23(1).   http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2007a.pdf

2005b

AnthroSource Financial Crisis [here including a Commentary by Sandy Berlin and Stacy Lathrop and Biella's critique of it.]  Anthropology News 46(9):62-4.  http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2005b.html

2005a

Honorable Mention Award: Breaking the Silence [film review].  American Anthropologist 1-7(2)242-244. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2005a.pdf (scroll to the bottom of page 242)

2004c

Essential Messages: The Design of Culture-Specific HIV-AIDS Media  (with Kate Hennessy and Peter Orth).  Visual Anthropology Review 19(1-2):56-102.  http://bss.sfsu.edu/biella/varcd/fsetp.html

2004b

Editor's Introduction. Visual Anthropology Review 19(1-2):1.  http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2004b.pdf

2003a

Meet the Scientist: Culture specific AIDS education. In William A. Haviland, Anthropology, 10th ed., CD-ROM component. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

2002f

The Ax Fight on CD-ROM.  In Timothy Asch and Ethnographic Film. Douglas Lewis, ed. Chur and London: Harwood Academic Publishers; pp. 239-262.  http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/projects/axfight/updates/biellaintroduction.html

2002e

John Collier, Jr., Visionary Education. Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd ed.http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2002c.pdf

2002d

Book Review: Experimental Ethnography by Catherine Russell.  American Ethnologist 29(3):743-744.   http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2002d.pdf

2002c

The Legacy of John Collier, Jr. Visual Anthropology Review 17(2):1-11.   http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2002c.pdf

2002b

AAA Statement on Ethnographic Visual Media (with Jeff Himpele, et al.). American Anthropologist 104(1):303-6. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2002b.pdf

2002a

Japanese American Internment Curriculum (with Ivan Drufovka)  200-screen compendium of educational materials relating to the Internment. http://bss.sfsu.edu/internment/

2001b

Ur-List: Web Resources for Visual Anthropology, 375 cross-referenced sites. http://www.usc.edu/dept/elab/urlist/index.html

2001a

Prison House of Light. Visual Anthropology 14:65-75.

2000b

Visual Anthropology in the Plague Year. Anthropology News 41(9):3.    http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2000b.pdf

2000a

Public email on The Ax Fight scandal. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella2000a.html

1999

Santeria Web. An anthropological analysis of documents related to the 1993 Supreme Court decision (508 US 520), pp. 1-150.  http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~biella/santeria/dec1.html

1998b

The Ax Fight on CD-ROM. Visual Anthropology 11:145-174.

1998a

Poster detailing interactivity of Yanomamo Interactive.  http://www.usc.edu/dept/elab/urlist/images/Poster.jpg

1997b

Mama Kone's Possession: Scene from an Interactive Ethnography.  Visual Anthropology Review 12(2):59-95.  http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella1997b.pdf

1997a

Yanomamo Interactive: The Ax Fight (CD-ROM). With Napoleon A. Chagnon and Gary Seaman. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace; pp. 1-29.  Sample screens and texts available at:  http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/projects/axfight/ .

1996

Interactive Media in Anthropology: Seed and Earth: Promise of Rain. American Anthropologist 98(3):595-616.  http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella1996.pdf

1995c

Academic Hypermedia: A Reply and Update. Visual Anthropology 7(4):240-8.

1995b

Contributing Editor, nine columns per year, Anthropology Newsletter

1995a

Codifications of Reality: Linear and Nonlinear.  A reply to Marcus Banks.  http://www.usc.edu/dept/elab/welcome/codifications.htm.  Bank's original essay, Interactive Media, A Skeptical Viewhttp://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/banks1994.htm

1993b

The Design of Ethnographic Hypermedia. In Anthropological Film and Video in the 1990s.  Jack R. Rollwagen, ed. Brockport, NY: The Institute; pp. 293-341.

1993a

Beyond Ethnographic Film: Hypermedia and Scholarship. In Anthropological Film and Video in the 1990s.  Jack R. Rollwagen, ed. Brockport, NY: The Institute; pp. 131-176.

http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella1993a.pdf

1991b

Hard Computers, Soft Sciences and the Humanities. Bits & PCs: The Newsletter of Temple University Computer Services, Sept. pp. 3, 19.

1991a

Criteria for Style and Content in Ethnographic Film.  Commission on Visual Anthropology Review, pp. 37-41.

1989

Trouble Shooting: Overcoming Problems of Collaboration with Filmmakers. New York Folklore 15(3-4):47-67.

1988

Against Reductionism and Idealist Self-Reflexivity: The Ilparakuyo Maasai Film Project. In Anthropological Filmmaking: Anthropological Perspectives on the Production of Film and Video for General Public Audiences. Jack R. Rollwagen, ed. Chur and London: Harwood Academic Publishers; pp. 47-72.

1984

Theory and Practice in Ethnographic Film: Implications of the Ilparakuyo Maasai Film Project. Ph.D. dissertation, Temple University; pp. 1-305. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/biella1984.pdf

1981

Maasai Solutions: East African Dispute Settlement. Photographs by Richard Cross. Philadelphia: Contemporary Historians (limited edition); pp. x-54.

1979

The Logic of Irony: An Analysis of Mary Hartman! Temple University Working Papers in Culture and Communication 3(1):1-175.

 

SELECTED FILMS, VIDEOS, MULTIMEDIA WORKS

 

2016 Changa Revisited (60 min.) Co-directed with Leonard Kamerling; edited with Daniel Chein. Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources.

2013

The Chairman and the Lions (46 min.).  Director (produced by Frank Kaipai Ikoyo, Juma Mriga, Kelly Askew, Howard Stein). Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources. http://www.der.org/films/chairman-and-the-lions.html

2012

Maasai Migrants Series (116 min.). Producer (with Leonard Kamerling, Simon Meigaro, Kellen Prandini, Michael Crammond and Shamia Sandles).  Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources. http://www.der.org/films/maasai-migrants-series.html

2011

Undala Conversations (26 min., with R. Thomas Ropsin and Allison Jablonko).  Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources.  http://www.der.org/films/undala.html

2010-08

Strange and Sacred Noise (56 min.).  Camera operator (directed by Leonard Kamerling).  NEA/PBS feature documentary about a symphony performed in Danali National Park.

2009b

Magura: The Transformation of a Romanian Landscape (24 min.). Producer (with Iv‡n Drufovka;  directed by Douglass Bailey). Funded by the European Union. 

2009a

Eternity was Born in the Village. (46 min.) Director (with Iv‡n Drufovka;  produced by Douglass Bailey). Funded by the European Union.

 

2008e

Introduction to the Maasai Migrants Film Project.  Description of and fundraiser for Tanzanian field school in applied visual anthropology. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/introduction/introduction.mov. 

 

2008d

Maasai Speak Out on AIDS and HIV.  Produced in collaboration with LIVES: Livelihood Initiative Support, a Maasai-directed NGO in Tanzania. Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources Watertown, MA. http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/Mobile_Maasai.wmv

 

2008c

Maasai Migrants.  Produced in collaboration with Emburis-Engai, a Maasai-directed NGO in Tanzania.  Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources, Watertown, MA.

 

2008a

Four Stories. (17 min.)  Health professional immigrants in the United States assisted in becoming certified and finding work by The San Francisco Welcome Back Initiative.

 

2006

Artes en Ayacucho/Arts in Ayacucho (28 min.).  Three videos highlighting textile, ceramics and embroidery production in the Peruvian Andes.  http://online.sfsu.edu/~biella/textiles/textiles.mov

 

2005

Dane Wajich Π Dane-zaa Stories and Songs:  Dreamers and the Land.  Project visual anthropologist and "youth video production mentor.  Web project for language repatriation, British Columbia. Amber Ridington and Kate Hennessy - producers, project coordinators, exhibit curators and community consultants.

1997

Hofstra / Chiapas. Producer/director/cinematographer for a video concerning Hofstra University's month study-tour to southern Mexico. Linda Longmire, producer.

1996

California Koreans Project. Producer, camera operator for a multimedia work on path-breaking Korean-Americans in Southern California. Displayed in the Korean-American Museum, Los Angeles, Soo-Young Chin, curator. Producer/director, Joseph Kim.

1995

Paterson, New Jersey: Immigrants, Workers and the Transformation of American Capitalism (52 minutes). Director/cinematographer. A comparative study of Paterson's contemporary Peruvian and 1930s' European immigrants. Produced by Jack R. Rollwagen.

1994

Photo exhibit of sixty images for the exhibit celebrating the opening of the film God's Mother is the Morning Star. Auburn, NY: Schweinfurth Art Center.

1993

Tete-a-Tete. (seven 15-minute segments). Directed Betacam studio productions of French language conversations, Stockton State College, NJ.

1992

El Salvador: Portraits in a Revolution (56 min.); hosted by Bill Moyers. An El Salvadoran village, repatriated from Honduras, takes the name of an assassinated Jesuit priest. Producer, camera operator; with Laura Jackson, executive producer. Multiple PBS airings in 1992-94.

1991b

Haitian Partnership (22 min.). Educational needs of a Haitian village. Distributed by the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.

1991a

God's Mother is the Morning Star: The Life and Art of Joseph Mender (29 min.) Portrait of a 91-year old Lithuanian immigrant, Karen Lux.  Multiple PBS airings, 1991-1992.

1990

For Those Who Sail to Heaven (42 min.). Religious syncretism in an Egyptian Saint's Festival; with Elizabeth Wickett, exec. producer. Distr. First Run/Icarus Films.

1989

AIDS in the Barrio: Eso no me pasa a mi (30 min.). Bilingual Puerto Rican AIDS education 'trigger film;' with Ivan Drufovka.  Distributed by Cinema Guild, NY.  

1987b

I'm Not Prejudiced, But ... Korean Groceries in Black Neighborhoods (29 min.). Cultural and economic components of racism; with Hong Joon Kim. Distr. Ethnovision, Philadelphia.

1987a

Ka Tei: Voces de la tierra (22 min.). Cultural consequences of illegal deforestation for a Costa Rican Cabecar Indian community; with Ivan Drufovka.

1975

Priscilla, My Daughter (35 min.).  Relationship between two lesbians and the mother of one.

1972

Is This a Free School?  (18 min.).  Failed aspirations of an alternative school in San Francisco.

 

FILM AND VIDEO SCREENINGS

 

2017b Beeld voor Beeld Film Festival. Amsterdam. June.
2017a RAI International Film Festival. Bristol, England. March 30.
2016d Jean Rouch International Film Festival. Paris. Nov. 13.
2016c Astra International Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania. Oct. 22.
2016b NAFA Ethnographic Film Festival. Bergen Norway, Sept. 23.
2016a RAI International Film Festival - WEST. Los Angeles. March 5.

2014i

SIEFF - Sardinia International Ethnographic Film Festival. Nuoro, Italy.

2014h

Nepal International Indigenous Film Festival - NIIFF. Kathmandu, Nepal.

2014g

NAFA - Festival of the Nordic Anthropological Film Association. Isafjordur, Iceland.

2014f

Gšttingen International Ethnographic Film Festival. Gšttingen, Germany.

2014e

ETHNOCINECA - Ethnographic and Documentary Filmfest. Vienna, Austria.

2014d

Ethnografilm Festival. Paris, France.

2014c

11th Annual World Film Festival. Tartu, Estonia.

2014b

International Ethnographic Film Festival of QuŽbec. Cartier, Quebec City.

2014a

Days of Ethnographic Film. Ljubljiana, Slovenia.

2013c

ZIFF - Zanzibar International Film Festival. Stone Town, Zanzibar.

2013b

SIEF Congress. Tartu, Estonia.

2013a

ETNOFilm Festival of Ethnographic/Anthropological Film . Rovinj, Croatia.

2012e

Festival of Visual Anthropology ASPEKTY. Turon, Poland. 

2012d

Jean Rouch International Film Festival. Paris, France.

2012c

Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Multimedia Festival. San Francisco.

2012b

Heart of Slavonia, 9th International Film Festival. Djakovo, Croatia,

2012a

RAI Conference and Film Festival, London.

2010a

American Anthropological Association Film, Video and Multimedia Festival, New Orleans.

 

2009b

American Anthropological Association Film, Video and Multimedia Festival, Philadelphia.

2009a

FIDE:  Festival Internacional de Documental Etnogr‡fico.  Universidad de Puerto Rico Recinto de Rio Piedras.

 

2008c

IV Moscow International Festival on Visual Anthropology,  Russian Institute for Cultural Research and Moscow State Lomonosov University

 

2008b

Days of Ethnographic Film Festival.  Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

2008a

Representing Cultures.  Ethnographic Film Workshop, University of Seville

2007c

Human Rights in the Aspect of Interculturalism. Torun, Poland

2007b

American Anthropological Association Film, Video and Multimedia Festival, Washington, DC

2007a

Royal Anthropological Film Festival of Ethnographic Films, Oxford

2002

Milwaukee Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Film/Video Festival

2000

The Guggenheim Museum, Fever in the Archive seriesm New York

1993

Primetime Broadcasts, US major-market cities

1992

Primetime Broadcasts, East Coast cities

 

1991b

Primetime Broadcasts, East Coast cities

 

1991a

Berlin Film Festival, film screening

 

1989

Indigenous American Film Festival, Caracas, Venezuela

 

1988

American Film and Video Festival, Honorable Mention, New York

 

1977

Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York