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Raoni

Author: Jean-Pierre DutilleuxMichael GastBarry WilliamsMarlon BrandoC R KellyAll authors
Publisher: New York : Mystic Fire Video, [1990], ©1979.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Begins with footage from the American Indian demonstration in July 1978 called The Longest Walk, a 5-month trek from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. Journeys to the Amazon in Brazil to study the last sanctuary of the Indian. Focuses on Raoni, chief of the Megkronoti tribe who have lived in the Amazon basin since the beginning of human memory. He has been waging a fight to save the Indians' land and life as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Named Person: Raoni.; Sting, (Musician)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Pierre Dutilleux; Michael Gast; Barry Williams; Marlon Brando; C R Kelly; Charter Films (Firm); Mystic Fire Video, Inc.
ISBN: 1561761885 9781561761883
OCLC Number: 32519616
Notes: Produced by Charter Films, Inc.
Title on container: Raoni : the fight for the Amazon.
Videocassette release of the 1979 film with added text between end of program and end credits summarizing events through 1989.
Credits: Executive producers, Barry Williams, Michel Gast ; director of photography, Carlos Saidanha ; editor, Vera Freire ; music, Egberto Gismonti.
Performer(s): Narrator, Marlon Brando ; white man, Clive Kelly.
Description: 1 videocassette (83 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Raoni : the fight for the Amazon
Fight for the Amazon
Responsibility: a film written and directed by Jean-Pierre Dutilleux ; produced by Michael Gast, Barry Williams, and Jean-Paul Dutilleux.

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Begins with footage from the American Indian demonstration in July 1978 called The Longest Walk, a 5-month trek from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. Journeys to the Amazon in Brazil to study the last sanctuary of the Indian. Focuses on Raoni, chief of the Megkronoti tribe who have lived in the Amazon basin since the beginning of human memory. He has been waging a fight to save the Indians' land and life as the spokesperson for all of Brazil's remaining Indians. Through world-wide tours with the rock musician, Sting, Raoni has achieved international focus on the rainforests and their inhabitants.

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