The Resource Through These Eyes

Through These Eyes

Label
Through These Eyes
Title
Through These Eyes
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An American elementary school program from the 1970s. Man: A Course of Study (MACOS), looked to the Inuit of the Canadian Arctic to help students see their own society in a new way. At its core was The Netsilik Film Series, an acclaimed benchmark of visual anthropology from the National Film Board that captured a year in the life of an Inuit family, reconstructing an ancient culture on the cusp of contact with the outside world. But the graphic images of the Netsilik people created a clash of values that tore rifts in communities across the U.S. and revealed a fragile relationship between politics and education. A fiery national debate ensued between academic and conservative forces. Through These Eyes looks back at the high stakes of this controversial curriculum. Decades later, as American influence continues to affect cultures worldwide, the story of MACOS resonates strongly
Cataloging source
NZEN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by National Film Board of Canada in 2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Laird, Charles
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
55
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ancient culture and society
  • Controversies in education
  • Inuit
  • Morals
  • Netsilik Eskimos
  • Visual anthropology
Technique
live action
Label
Through These Eyes
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1060907
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 55 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color.
Publisher number
1060907
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)897767787
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Through These Eyes
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1060907
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 55 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color.
Publisher number
1060907
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)897767787
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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