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Iindawo Zikathixo (In God's Places)
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written by Richard Wicksteed, fl. 1988; directed by Richard Wicksteed, fl. 1988; produced by Richard Wicksteed, fl. 1988 and Irene Staehelin, fl. 1993 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 52 mins
Iindawo Zikathixo traces the Khoisan (Bushman) cultural legacy in south-eastern Africa. The film features the sublime Bushman rock art as a background against which the story of the Bushmen unfolds.
written by Richard Wicksteed, fl. 1988; directed by Richard Wicksteed, fl. 1988; produced by Richard Wicksteed, fl. 1988 and Irene Staehelin, fl. 1993 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 52 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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!Kung, The Hunters
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1957), 1 hour 11 mins
This re-release of an early classic in anthropological film follows the hunt of a giraffe by four men over a five-day period. The film was shot in 1952-53 on the third joint Smithsonian-Harvard Peabody sponsored Marshall family expedition to Africa to study Ju/'hoansi, one of the few surviving groups that lived by...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1957), 1 hour 11 mins
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!Kung, A Group of Women
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1961), 6 mins
Ju/'hoan women often share an intimate sociability and spend many hours together discussing their lives, enjoying each other's company and children. In this short film, Ju/'hoan women rest, talk and nurse their babies while lying in the shade of a baobab tree. This film is a good illustration of "collective mother...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1961), 6 mins
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!Kung, Men Bathing
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 14 mins
In Nyae Nyae, water often remains in open pans. Sometimes if the rains have been heavy, water stays in these pans, like small lakes, all year. In this film five Ju/'hoan men visit Nama pan.
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 14 mins
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!Kung, Baobab Play
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 8 mins
Children and teenagers throw sticks, berries, and leaves at each other from perches in a large baobab tree.
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 8 mins
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!Kung, N!ai, The Story of a !Kung Woman
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 58 mins
This film provides a broad overview of Ju/'hoan life, both past and present, and an intimate portrait of N!ai, a Ju/'hoan woman who in 1978 was in her mid-thirties.
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 58 mins
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Yanomamö, Tug-Of-War, Yanomamo
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written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- and Timothy Asch, 1932-1994; directed by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- and Timothy Asch, 1932-1994; produced by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- and Timothy Asch, 1932-1994, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 8 mins
The playful side of Yanomamo life is shown on a day during the rainy season when women and children of the village play a game of tug-of-war.
written by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- and Timothy Asch, 1932-1994; directed by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- and Timothy Asch, 1932-1994; produced by Napoleon A. Chagnon, 1938- and Timothy Asch, 1932-1994, in Yanomamö (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 8 mins
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Kalahari Family, Part 1, A Far Country
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family, Part 1 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 1 hour 27 mins
In 1951, the Marshall family set out to document the life of the Bushmen of the Kalahari. After a week of hard travel in desert-adapted vehicles, they met Toma Tsamkxao and his Ju/'hoan band in Nyae Nyae. In their own words, Toma's extended family describes how they survive by gathering bush foods and hunting game...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005, in Kalahari Family, Part 1 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2001), 1 hour 27 mins
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!Kung, A Curing Ceremony
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written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 9 mins
Sha//ge, a very young woman about to have her first child, falls ill, probably with malaria. /Ti!kay, a relative and healer, enters a mild trance, without the stimulus of dancing, in an attempt to cure her. Sha//ge lives but the baby is stillborn.
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 9 mins
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