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Prof. Robert Lemelson releases two new documentary films
November 8, 2012

Prof. Lemelson has just released two new documentary films from his work in Indonesia. Standing on the Edge of a Thorn follows a rural Indonesian family over the course of twelve years as they struggle with poverty, mental illness, and participation in the sex trade. Ngaben: Emotion & Restraint in a Balinese Heart is a look at the famous ngaben, or Balinese cremation ceremony. Both films will be available soon from Documentary Educational Resources.