(1978, 58 min.) Documents a family of rice farmers in rural, northeastern Japan over a one-year period. Explores how each member of the four-generation family comes to terms with his or her traditional role, with special emphasis on the role of the mother and daughter-in-law.
(2004, 83 min.) Describes a photographic and ethnographic study running from Feb. 1961 to Nov. 1963 of the Dani, a people dwelling in the Grand Valley of the Baliem, high in the mountains of West New Guinea.
(2002, 332 min.) In 1951, Laurence and Lorna Marshall and their two children, Elizabeth and John, set out to find the Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert. Their aim was to study and document their life and culture. While in Nyae Nyae the Marshall family documented everyday life as well as unusual events and activities.