Databases \ Ethnographic Video Online


Video collections for the study of human culture and behaviour. The scope of the collections is international, and features classic works from the pioneers of ethnographic film, including Robert Flaherty, Timothy Asch, John Marshall, Robert Gardner, Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, together with a wide range of contemporary works.

It has study guides alongside many of the titles and includes filmmaker biographies, interviews and release notes. Geographic and cultural group browses allow you to highlight sections of a map to find result sets, and transcripts scroll with the films.

The Library has licensed Vols. I to III.


The collections are cross-searchable with printed resources in Anthropology Online at the Alexander Street Anthropology site.


An Alexander Street Press database.


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