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Joe Leahy's neighbors

Author: Robin AndersonTumul.Bob ConnollyJoe LeahyJoseph MadangAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1994.
Series: Asian film online; Highlands trilogy, 2
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film is the follow up of First Contact. It traces the fortunes of Joe Leahy, the mixed-race son of Australian explorer Michael Leahy, in his uneasy relationship with his tribal neighbors. Joe built his coffee plantation on land bought from the Ganiga in the mid 1970's. European educated, raised in the highlands of Papua, freed by his mixed race from the entanglements of tribal obligation, Joe leads a Western  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Anderson; Tumul.; Bob Connolly; Joe Leahy; Joseph Madang; Popina Mai
OCLC Number: 865004186
Language Note: This edition in English.
Notes: Originally released in 1988.
Title from resource description page (viewed Aug. 6, 2013).
Awards: Won, 1989, AFI Award, Australian Film Institute
Won, 1989, Award for Excellence, American Anthropological Association
Won, 1989, Basil Wright Prize, Royal Anthropological Institute
Won, 1989, Earthwatch Award, Earthwatch Institute
Won, 1989, Grand Prix, Cinema du Reel
Description: 1 online resource (119 min.).
Series Title: Asian film online; Highlands trilogy, 2
Responsibility: directed by Bob Connolly and Robin Anderson.

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This film is the follow up of First Contact. It traces the fortunes of Joe Leahy, the mixed-race son of Australian explorer Michael Leahy, in his uneasy relationship with his tribal neighbors. Joe built his coffee plantation on land bought from the Ganiga in the mid 1970's. European educated, raised in the highlands of Papua, freed by his mixed race from the entanglements of tribal obligation, Joe leads a Western lifestyle governed by individualism and the pursuit of affluence. While Joe may live in Western grandeur, he is still surrounded by his subsistence level Ganiga "neighbors," who never let him forget the original source of his prosperity. Joe spends much of his waking hours just keeping the lid on things. Filmmakers Connolly and Anderson lived for eighteen continuous months on the edge of Joe's plantation, in the "no man's land" between Leahy and the Ganiga. Their lively, non-judgmental narrative eloquently captures the conflicting values of tribalism and capitalism.

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