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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 Bryan, Julian; Phelps, Roy; Beyea, Basil; Horst, Louis; International Film Foundation
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eye 510

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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
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
movies

eye 701

favorite 9

comment 1

A Julien Bryan production
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Recreation, Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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eye 48

favorite 1

comment 0

A Julien Bryan production The working Russian has only in recent years had time for leisure activities. Now, as shown in this film, Russians enjoy sports and amusement parks, visit museums, enroll in adult education classes, read, and travel to resorts. From the Russia Today series Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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eye 636

favorite 10

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"The working Russian has only in recent years had time for leisure activities. Now, as shown in this film, Russians enjoy sports and amusement parks, visit museums, enroll in adult education classes, read, and travel to resorts. From the Russia Today series." Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Recreation, Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
movies

eye 154

favorite 1

comment 0

Director and photographer, Hermann Schlenker
Topics: Bozo (African people), House construction
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
movies

eye 743

favorite 8

comment 0

A Julien Bryan production
Topic: Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
movies

eye 441

favorite 14

comment 0

Produced by Julien Bryan
Topics: Yecuana Indians, Indians of South America
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
movies

eye 205

favorite 2

comment 0

A Julien Bryan production
Topics: Buzkashi, Games, Horse sports, Sports
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg; International Film Foundation
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eye 52

favorite 1

comment 0

A Julien Bryan production The working Russian has only in recent years had time for leisure activities. Now, as shown in this film, Russians enjoy sports and amusement parks, visit museums, enroll in adult education classes, read, and travel to resorts. From the Russia Today series
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Recreation
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg. [from old catalog]; International Film Foundation, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
movies

eye 161

favorite 3

comment 0

African village life, no. 5
Topics: Fula (African people), Cattle trade
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien Hequembourg. [from old catalog]; International Film Foundation, inc., New York. [from old catalog]
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eye 293

favorite 2

comment 0

Topic: Bozo (African people)
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien; Colonial Williamsburg, inc; International Film Foundation
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eye 1,164

favorite 8

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Shows the historical research and archaeological and architectural studies necessary for the authentic restoration and reconstruction of Colonial Williamsburg. Describes Williamsburg and tells of the crucial years when every colonist faced the issues of submitting to taxation without representation, resisting pressure on a sister colony, meeting force with force, and taking the final step of complete independence.
Topics: Williamsburg Restored, Architecture, History, Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Regional...
Educational Films
by Bryan, Julien; Schlenker, Herman; International Film Foundation, inc
movies

eye 212

favorite 4

comment 0

Réalisation, Herman Schlenker
Topics: Anthropology., Anthropogeography, Indians of South America.
Educational Films
by Bryan, Sam; International Film Foundation
movies

eye 377

favorite 5

comment 0

Produced by Sam Bryan
Topic: Travel
Educational Films
by Fernandez, Peter; International Film Foundation
movies

eye 371

favorite 9

comment 0

Peter Fernandez
Topic: South America.
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 327

favorite 6

comment 0

Both the Waika and Makiritare Indians gather food in the jungle. A snake is caught and cooked. Fish are caught by mixing beaten leaves with mud which are stirred into the river to handicap the fish's oxygen absorption. The stunned fish are then easily collected
Topics: Indians of South America, Carib Indians
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 335

favorite 8

comment 0

Producer, Sam Bryan; consultant, Mounir Farah; animator, Michael Sporn; photographers, Sam Bryan, Julien Bryan; editor, Patricia Saunders
Topics: Middle East., Petroleum., African /Middle Eastern Studies., Industry., Israel., Lebanon.,...
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 5,674

favorite 26

comment 0

French title: Le Village--un village
Topics: Manners and customs, Travel
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 1,143

favorite 11

comment 0

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 Foundation
movies

eye 3,488

favorite 33

comment 0

Shows Egyptian history from 2700 B.C. to the Roman conquest. Portrays the religion and daily activities of the Pharaohs and citizens of ancient Egypt. Includes views of the building of the Aswan Dam on the Nile. Survey of pre-Columbian art, architecture, technology, and culture of Peru. Produced by Julien Bryan.
Topic: Civilization
National Film Preservation Foundation
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 1,023

favorite 11

comment 0

Subtle case study produced for parents, teachers, and mental health professionals on the importance of constructive parenting in overcoming childhood fears. The parents of a healthy five-year-old do not grasp why their child fears entering a cave. The mother tries to be sympathetic, but the father shows impatience. Feeling anger at his father, the child drowns his stuffed bear. After the parents take time to think about their son’s behavior, they resolve to show greater understanding, and...
Topic: sponsored film
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 456

favorite 11

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Discusses conditions in the Soviet Union today, including party activity and influence, the shortage of consumer goods, the roles of children and women, the status of religion, and the purpose of Soviet realist art
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 390

favorite 15

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With study guide
Topic: FOLKLORE.
Educational Films
by International Film Foundation; Contemporary Films/McGraw-Hill
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eye 479

favorite 3

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Producer, Julien Bryan; director and photographer, William James; narrator, Basil Beyea; film editor, Joseph E. Dushock
Topics: Social life and customs., East Asia
Educational Films
by Schlenker, Herman; Bryan, Julien; International Film Foundation, inc
movies

eye 113

favorite 1

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Réalisation, Herman Schlenker
Topics: Yekuana (Indiens), Waika (Indiens)