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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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Date Archived
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Educational Films
by Bryan, Julian; Phelps, Roy; Beyea, Basil; Horst, Louis; International Film Foundation
movies

eye 510

favorite 5

comment 0

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 Focus Films Company, Los Angeles; International Film Bureau
movies

eye 186

favorite 2

comment 0

Producer, Benjamin M. Tayler
Topics: French language, Manners and customs
Ephemeral VHS
by ITN
movies

eye 1,509

favorite 18

comment 0

"Real footage... eyewitness accounts... objective analysis."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, ufos, elmwood, hoaxes
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
movies

eye 2,038

favorite 4

comment 0

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
Ephemeral VHS
by Ideas In Motion S.F.
movies

eye 655

favorite 5

comment 0

"Do The Rot Thing demonstrates the basic steps and shares simple tips that make composting at home fun and easy."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, ecology, compost, recycling, waste, alameda county
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by InVision Communications
movies

eye 1,114

favorite 2

comment 0

"A fascinating study of North American Indians accurately portraying their history, culture, and way of life today."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, Indians, Iroquois
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Institute of Basic Life Principles
movies

eye 340

favorite 5

comment 0

"Phil Bowman shares from his family's victories and struggles about how God has used the protection of vows and the focus of a mindset ministry to help him keep the hearts of his children."
Topics: vhs, Phil Bowman, Advanced Training Institute International, evangelical ministry, family
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Inter nations
movies

eye 483

favorite 3

comment 0

German
Topics: vhs, Spracharbeit
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by International Channel
movies

eye 259

favorite 0

comment 0

Instructional tape on applying for US Citizenship.
Topics: vhs, citizenship, immigration, vietnam, usa
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Educational Films
by International Film Bureau
movies

eye 391

favorite 3

comment 0

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
by International Film Foundation
movies

eye 1,153

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 6,030

favorite 27

comment 0

French title: Le Village--un village
Topics: Manners and customs, Travel
Ephemeral VHS
by International Video Network
movies

eye 1,116

favorite 6

comment 0

"Journey to Paris, the City of Light." -- description from box.
Topics: vhs, France
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by International Video Network
movies

eye 772

favorite 2

comment 0

"From the Roman ruins in the Provence to the silk painters in Lyon, the rich history and culture of France await you."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, France
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Investors Business Daily
movies

eye 352

favorite 1

comment 0

Investors Business Daily"....learn how to set yourself apart from the majority of investors who miss out on the most significant gains in the market....learn how to make the most of IBD's time-saving features and increased news coverage."
Topics: vhs, William J. O'Neil, seminar, stocks, mutual funds
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Ephemeral VHS
by Iron Valley Productions
movies

eye 15,438

favorite 5

comment 0

"Join Jake and Jody as the magical engineer Smoky Jones reveals the wonders of trains both big and small."-- description from box.
Topics: vhs, children, trains
Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX