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Gogodala: A Cultural Revival?
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written by Chris Owen, 1980-; directed by Chris Owen, 1980-; produced by Chris Owen, 1980- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 57 mins
This film examines the implications of the Australian colonial era for the Gogodala people of the Fly River Delta, Western Papua New Guinea. Excessive missionary zeal, tolerated and encouraged by the government, contributed to the almost total destruction of Gogodala art and culture.
written by Chris Owen, 1980-; directed by Chris Owen, 1980-; produced by Chris Owen, 1980- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 57 mins
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Asmat
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directed by Jean Michel Corillion, 1964- (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 52 mins
The Asmat people live on the southwestern coast of western Papua, a land that has long remained free of outsiders, discouraged by the Asmats' terrifying reputation as cannibals and headhunters. The film tells the story of Rufinus, a 20 year old Asmat, that will be married. Before that however, he must capture and...
directed by Jean Michel Corillion, 1964- (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2000), 52 mins
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