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!Kung, First Film
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written by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002; directed by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1995), 45 mins
First Film was edited and narrated by Lorna Marshall and is comprised of footage shot in 1951 on the second Marshall family expedition to the Kalahari Desert. It is intimate in style, very carefully filmed, with a wealth of practical information about the material culture and structure of Ju/'hoan (!Kung Bushmen)...
written by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002; directed by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002; produced by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1995), 45 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, A Joking Relationship
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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), 13 mins
This film depicts a moment of flirtation between N!ai, the young wife of /Gunda, and her great-uncle /Ti!kay. The two share a "joking relationship," a Ju/'hoan kin relationship which provides opportunities for casual intimacy, emotional release, and support.
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 13 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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!Kung, An Argument About a Marriage
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directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 18 mins
In 1958, with assistance from the Marshalls, a group of Ju/'hoansi returned home to Nyae Nyae after several years as unpaid, captive laborers on a farm. One woman, whose husband had escaped the farm and left her behind, had a child with another man. Upon the group's return to Nyae Nyae, an angry argument broke out...
directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 18 mins
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!Kung, N/um Tchai: The Ceremonial Dance of the !Kung Bushmen
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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), 2009), 20 mins
In the 1950's, when this film was shot, Ju/'hoansi gathered for "medicine dances" often, usually at night, and sometimes such dances lasted until dawn. In this film, women sit on the ground, clapping and singing and occasionally dancing a round or two, while men circle around them, singing and stamping rhythms wit...
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), 2009), 20 mins
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!Kung, The Lion Game
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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), 1970), 4 mins
/Gunda [Kunta], a young man (who later marries N!ai), pretends to be a lion. He is "hunted" and "killed" by a group of boys.
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), 1970), 4 mins
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!Kung, The Melon Tossing Game
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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), 15 mins
Women from three separate Ju/'hoan bands have gathered at a mangetti grove at !O to play an intense game in which under-tones of social and personal tensions become apparent. The game itself is simple: women form a semi-circle which moves counter-clockwise as each woman, in turn, runs to the center of the circle w...
written by John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 15 mins
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!Kung, Bitter Melons
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written by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1971), 32 mins
This film, shot in 1955, focuses on a small band of /Gwi San living in the arid landscape of the central Kalahari Desert in present-day Botswana. The hardships of their everyday survival are woven into the songs of a blind musician, Ukxone, who composes music on a hunting bow.
written by Lorna Jean Marshall, 1898-2002 and John Marshall, 1932-2005; directed by John Marshall, 1932-2005; produced by John Marshall, 1932-2005, in !Kung (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1971), 32 mins
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