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Berkeley Media LLC
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Berkeley, CA 94710

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Welcome to Berkeley Media LLC

Berkeley Media LLC is one of America's foremost distributors of independently produced documentaries and educational media. Our collection of some 200 titles has won more than 900 awards and honors at major festivals and at screenings by academic associations worldwide. The producers we represent come from around the world and are among the most lauded in their fields.

Our collection has been chosen to consist of titles that are notable both for their educational utility and merit and for their high production values and creative artistry. If you have questions or comments about Berkeley Media LLC, please email us at: info@berkeleymedia.com

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Transnational Fiesta: 1992

Until recently, it was widely assumed that Native communities throughout the Americas would be absorbed into the mainstream or otherwise disappear. But 500 years after the beginning of the Conquest...

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Featured New Releases

Dance with the Wodaabes
This widely acclaimed and visually stunning ethnographic documentary explores, from the point of view of its participants, the complex cultural significance of one of Africa's most spectacular but frequently misunderstood and sensationalized ritual celebrations.

Mr. Coperthwaite: A Life in the Maine Woods
Bill Coperthwaite is a Thoreau-like figure for our time. This "intense, revelatory" four-part series presents an unforgettable portrait of his remarkable life - one shaped by nature, work, poetry, and the rhythm of changing seasons. It reminds us of the central, but often overlooked, place of nature in American life.

My Louisiana Love
This profoundly poignant exploration of environmental injustice and loss focuses a revelatory light on an otherwise invisible American tragedy: the destruction of the Mississippi River wetlands and the way of life of the Houma Indians who live there.

Peasant Family Happiness
This colorful, entertaining, gently ironic documentary presents a vivid and sensitive portrait of a side of China that is little known outside the country: the world of ethnic tourism.

Womanhood and Circumcision: Three Maasai Women Have Their Say (Extended Version, 2014)
This thought-provoking and much-acclaimed documentary sensitively explores the cultural context of female genital-cutting practices among the Maasai. The film was re-edited with new material and additional extra commentary in 2014. It will stimulate nuanced discussion in a wide variety of courses in cultural anthropology, women's and gender studies, African studies, and development studies.

Looking for a Distributor?

Looking for a Distributor?

If you have a new documentary with strong educational usefulness and merit, professional technical standards, and creative originality and vision, please contact us regarding its distribution to the educational marketplace.

We can put more than 35 years of educational media marketing experience to work for you.


Featured Best Sellers

Anonymously Yours
This sobering and poignant documentary on sex-trafficking in Southeast Asia reveals an institution that enslaves as many as 40 million women worldwide.

Discovering Dominga
This unforgettably dramatic and powerful documentary relates the extraordinary story of a young Iowa housewife who discovers she is a survivor of one of the most horrific massacres in Guatemalan history.

Gender and Communication: Male-Female Differences in Language and Nonverbal Behavior
This universally praised video explores the influence of gender on both verbal and nonverbal communication and behavior.

Popol Vuh: The Creation Myth of the Maya
This much-honored animated film employs authentic imagery from ancient Maya ceramics to create a riveting depiction of the Popol Vuh, the Maya creation myth.

The Pornography of Everyday Life
This trenchant and provocative documentary essay demonstrates how pornography is in reality a prevalent mainstream worldview and appears in virtually every aspect of everyday life.

You Don't Know Dick
Simply put, this is the most profound, compelling, and thought-provoking documentary ever made on gender identity. It provides extraordinarily honest and riveting portraits of six men who once were women.



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