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Ephemeral Films

Ephemeral films are non-fiction films usually made for educational, industrial, or promotional purposes. The two classic ephemeral film collections found on the Archive are the Prelinger Archives and AV Geeks.



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Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
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French title: Le Village--un village
Topics: Manners and customs, Travel
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
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Story of Kawai family, silk-weavers, of Kyoto, shows everyday family life. Authentic Japanese music performed on native instruments
Topic: Manners and customs
Educational Films
by International Film Bureau
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Visits the vineyards, press houses, cellars, caves, and tasting rooms of the wine-producing area of the Loire Valley in Touraine, Anjou and Saumur, and the Pays Nantais. Observes the different grape varieties and production methods that yield such well-known wines as the cabernets of Bourgdeill, sparkling Saumur, Rose d'Anjou, Coteaux du Layon, Gros Plan, Muscadet, and the sparkling wines made by the champagne method in Vouvray. From the Food and Wine from France series
Topics: Wine and wine making, Manners and customs, Travel
Educational Films
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A Village in Baltimore: Images of Greek-American Women  Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a documentary set in Baltimore's Greektown, focusing on assimilation of four Greek women into American society. Explores such issues as traditions, marriage, professional goals and views on American society.
Topics: Greek American women, Greek American women, Manners and customs
Educational Films
by Focus Films Company, Los Angeles; International Film Bureau
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Producer, Benjamin M. Tayler
Topics: French language, Manners and customs
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julian; Phelps, Roy; Beyea, Basil; Horst, Louis; International Film Foundation
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Pacific Island A children's odyssey about the journey of a hand-carved toy canoeman from Canada's northern forest downstream to the distant sea.
Topic: Manners and customs