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The Hunters

Author: John Marshall; Harvard University. Film Study Center.; Films Incorporated.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Publisher: Watertown, Ma. : Documentary Educational Resources, [199-?]
Series: Kung bushmen series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Ethnographic films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Marshall; Harvard University. Film Study Center.; Films Incorporated.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
OCLC Number: 30808145
Notes: Originally released in 1958 as motion picture.
"Photographed on a Peabody Museum, Harvard-Smithsonian expedition to the Kalahari Desert of South West Africa led by Laurence Marshall."--Note in credits.
Credits: Photography by John Marshall ; edited by John Marshall with the assistance of Robert Gardner.
Performer(s): Narrated by John Marshall.
Description: 1 videocassette (72 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Kung bushmen series.
Responsibility: Documentary Educational Resources presents a Films Incorporated presentation ; produced by the Film Study Center of the Peabody Museum of Harvard University ; written and directed by John Marshall.
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In this documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures.

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