THE WORLD THROUGH AN ACADEMIC LENS
ResearchTV is a peer-reviewed educational streaming platform for independent films that are made with an academic focus. We seek to provide ready access to high quality independent programming that enhances our understanding of the world we live in. Relying on a global network of filmmakers, community groups and other partners, ResearchTV is populated with unique, informative and challenging programming with an emphasis on academic research and the sharing of knowledge.
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Borderscapes draws attention to the complexity surrounding migration and the myriad ethical and political issues arising from contemporary border policies. It builds on testimonial narratives, empirical examples, and reflective accounts to unpack the entanglements of surveillance technologies, th...
Calle K is a recently completed documentary film that looks at the evolution over time of an illegal squatter settlement. In 1978 Titus Fossgard-Moser lived with his brother and filmmaker/anthropologist parents in the Indio Guayas community in what was then the outskirts of Guayaquil Ecuador. The...
"Brother Time" is the story of two neighbors whose friendship turns to conflict as ethnic passions threaten to engulf them. After the last presidential election, Kenya erupted in ethnic violence. Most of the 1,500 killed lived in the Rift Valley, where members of different groups had lived peacef...