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The Resource A clearing in the jungle, directed and produced by Charlie Nairn, (electronic resource)

A clearing in the jungle, directed and produced by Charlie Nairn, (electronic resource)

Label
A clearing in the jungle
Title
A clearing in the jungle
Statement of responsibility
directed and produced by Charlie Nairn
Contributor
Director
Producer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In common with many other Indian groups in South America, the culture of the Panare Indians of Venezuela is threatened by their almost daily contact with neighbouring creoles, Spanish-speaking peasants. However, in spite of nearly fifty years of interaction, their culture has remained distinctively Indian. The film focuses on activities of their daily life, such as making cassava, preparing blow-darts, hunting and gathering. The Indians strongly resented the presence of the camera-crew; indeed, as Dumont points out early in the film, they were loath to reveal details of their belief-system even to him, although he had been living with them for eighteen months. This was the first and the shortest of the films in the Disappearing World series. Although useful and interesting, it is relatively superficial and its commentary contains some anthropological oddities; it cannot be compared with the much more sophisticated films made later in the series
Additional physical form
Previously released as DVD
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Recorded in Venezuela
Language note
This edition in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nairn, Charlie
  • Dumont, Jean-Paul
Runtime
40
Series statement
  • Disappearing world
  • Ethnographic video online, volume 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Panare Indians
  • Indians of South America
  • Indians of South America
  • Venezuela
Target audience
general
Label
A clearing in the jungle, directed and produced by Charlie Nairn, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 6, 2014)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP2191083/ant2
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (40 min.)
Form of item
online
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)877880150
Video recording format
other
Label
A clearing in the jungle, directed and produced by Charlie Nairn, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 6, 2014)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP2191083/ant2
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (40 min.)
Form of item
online
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)877880150
Video recording format
other

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