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Kalahari Family, A Kalahari Family Part 3: Real Water
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 57 mins
Ju/'hoan farming communities multiply during the 1980s only to face a new threat. The Department of Nature Conservation wants to create a game reserve on Ju/'hoan territory. People will be forbidden to raise livestock or crops. Instead, Ju/'hoansi will be encouraged to act like "Bushmen" and hunt for the amusement...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 57 mins
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Kalahari Family, A Kalahari Family Part 5: Death By Myth
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 1 hour 27 mins
Namibian independence attracts vast amounts of international aid, but development programs no longer benefit Ju/'hoan farms. We witness the power of the "Bushman myth." This myth- a belief that Ju/'hoansi live uniquely in harmony with nature and are born to hunt. Promised great wealth, Ju/'hoansi vote to establish...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 1 hour 27 mins
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Kalahari Family, Part 2, End of the Road
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family, Part 2 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 57 mins
John Marshall is reunited with Toma's family in 1978. Like a majority of Ju/'hoansi, they have settled at Tjum!kui, an administrative post run by the South African government. They came looking for water, jobs and an easier life, but found poverty, malnutrition and violence. Desperate for a more stable existence,...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005 and Claire Ritchie, fl. 1991; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family, Part 2 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 57 mins
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Kalahari Family, Part 4, Standing Tall
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family, Part 4 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 56 mins
After twelve decades of colonial rule, South West Africa is about to become the independent nation of Namibia and people are looking forward to democratic rule. Members of the newly formed, Ju/'hoan Farmers' Co-op travel throughout white ranching districts and black ethnic homelands to find long-lost relatives. Fo...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family, Part 4 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 56 mins
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