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Amazon Games
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directed by Sandrine Leonardelli, fl. 2005 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 1 hour 5 mins
Once a year, an Olympic flame is lit in Brazil announcing the opening of the Indigenous Games, the Games of the Amazon. This year, the event takes place in Porto Seguro, with 800 athletes from 30 different indigenous groups competing in traditional sports. 'The Amazon Games' tells the story of two tribes, the Mati...
directed by Sandrine Leonardelli, fl. 2005 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 1 hour 5 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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Azalai
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directed by Thierry Bugaud, fl. 2006 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 51 mins
In the North of Mali, the Kounta nomads still travel across the desert to reach the salt mines of southern Algeria. For 40 days, they will walk 1500 km to get 6 tonnes of 'white gold' from the Taoudenni mines. This great salt odyssey is called Azalai.
directed by Thierry Bugaud, fl. 2006 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 51 mins
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Baby catchers of the Amazon
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directed by Stephanie Pommez, fl. 2004 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 52 mins
In Brazil, it is said that a pregnant woman has one foot in her grave. Young mothers depend on traditional midwives who accompany them through the storm of birth giving thanks to their ancestral knowledge which they humbly describe as a 'gift from god'. 'Baby Catchers of the Amazon' is an intimate and moving port...
directed by Stephanie Pommez, fl. 2004 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 52 mins
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Balapan, the Wings of the Altai
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directed by Hamid Sardar (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 52 mins
In the Deloun valley of western Mongolia, men struggle to keep their sheep herd alive from hungry wolves. To fight back, they have decided to organize a massive wolves hunt with their tamed eagle. Khoda Bergen, is 14 years-old and dreams of participating in the hunt. Before that however, he will first have to capt...
directed by Hamid Sardar (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2005), 52 mins
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Becoming a Man, Becoming a Man in Melanesia
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directed by Jérôme Segur, fl. 2001, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2003), 52 mins
Becoming a Man in Melanesia follows the epic ordeals of two young men who live on separate islands. And though they will never meet each other, they share a common, singular goal : to make the difficult passage into manhood. Each will face a grueling initiation ritual. To achieve this adult status in Melanesia, Ju...
directed by Jérôme Segur, fl. 2001, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2003), 52 mins
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Becoming a Man, Becoming a Man in Africa
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directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2004), 52 mins
Becoming a Man in Africa follow the epic ordeals of young men who live in different countries. And though they'll never meet each others, they share a common, singular goal : to make the difficult passage into manhood. To achieve this dual status in Central Africa, Banda must climb giant trees to gather honey, the...
directed by Jean Queyrat, fl. 2001, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2004), 52 mins
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Becoming a Man, Becoming a Man in Siberia
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directed by Benoît Ségur, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2004), 52 mins
Becoming a Man in Siberia follows the epic ordeals of young men who live in different countries of the giant Siberia. Each will face a grueling initiation quest to make the difficult passage to manhood. If they fail, they will remain children forever. In Siberia, Edik has to face wolves to protect his 4000 reindee...
directed by Benoît Ségur, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2004), 52 mins
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Becoming a Man, Becoming a Man Among the Borana
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produced by Xavier Vaire, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 51 mins
In the heart of Ethiopia, 12 year-old Wario belongs to the Borana tribe. It is time for Wario to learn the difficult trade of salt labor, in order to become a full-grown Borana with adult responsibilities. He will first follow his father to the "mouth of the devil", a volcano in which men risk their lives to extra...
produced by Xavier Vaire, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 51 mins
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Becoming a Man, Becoming a Woman in Zanskar
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directed by Jean Michel Corillion, 1964-; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2012), 54 mins
'Becoming Woman in Zanskar' recounts the moving story of a friendship shattered by destiny when two best friends have to part and to leave their families forever... Tenzin will be married to a man she hasn't chosen while Palkit will become a nun. Two adolescents in the Himalayas: one kidnapped by her future husban...
directed by Jean Michel Corillion, 1964-; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Becoming a Man (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2012), 54 mins
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