Film Study Center. The footage was shot by John Marshall during a Smithsonian-Harvard Peabody sponsored expedition in 1952–53. Watertown, MA 02472 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 hunting – gathering. He has since shot over 600,000 feet of film from which 24 films were edited. This early classic in anthropological film follows the hunt of a giraffe by four men over a five-day period. The film was produced at the Film Study Center of the Peabody Museum at Harvard University by John Marshall in collaboration with Robert Gardner.

[John Marshall; Robert Gardner; Harvard University. info@der.org. The footage was shot by John Marshall during a Smithsonian-Harvard Peabody sponsored expedition in 1952–53. © 2018 - 2020 Documentary Educational Resources - All rights reserved. DER is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Shopping Cart 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 hunting – gathering. 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 hunting - gathering. Please consider supporting our work with a donation: 108 Water Street, 5A

Get this from a library! The Hunters. color, 72 min, 1957, Available on DSL and DVD: https://store.der.org/the-hunters-p798.aspx. Watertown, MA 02472 John Marshall was a young man when he made this, his first feature length film.

John Marshall was a young man when he made this, his first feature length film.
The value of the footage as an encyclopedia of !Kung life is unequaled by any other body of ethnographic film. This early classic in anthropological film follows the hunt of a giraffe by four men over a five-day period. The Hunters is a 1957 ethnographic film that documents the efforts of four !Kung men (also known as Ju/'hoansi or Bushmen) to hunt a giraffe in the Kalahari Desert of Namibia. He was a natural cameraman who found a subject that would dominate the rest of his life. info@der.org.

In addition to the giraffe hunt, the film shows other aspects of !Kung life at that time, including family relationships, socializing and storytelling, and the hard work of gathering plant foods and hunting for small game. He was a natural cameraman who found a subject that would dominate the rest of his life. [3], In his book At The Edge of History, William Irwin Thompson uses the structure of The Hunters to model the universal form of conflict in values in human institutions. Directed by: Robert Gardner, John Marshall. It won the Robert J. Flaherty Award for best one-off documentary from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1958,[1] and was named to the US National Film Registry by the Librarian of Congress in 2003 for its "cultural, aesthetic, or historical significance".

Documentary Educational Resources | Ethnographic, Documentary, and Non-fiction Films from Around the World, https://store.der.org/the-hunters-p798.aspx, Mixing Time and Space: A Conversation with Steven Feld, Interview: Paul Weinberg, Photographer of San Communities in Southern Africa. Rated the #346 best film of 1957.

Industrialization & Post Industrialization. The film consists of footage shot in 1952-53 on a Smithsonian-Harvard Peabody expedition. is currently empty, 108 Water Street, 5A John Marshall's THE HUNTERS is early classic in anthropological film which follows the hunt of a giraffe by four men over a five-day period.

He has since shot over 600,000 feet of film from which 24 films were edited. (617) 926-0491 John Marshall Available on DSL and DVD: https://store.der.org/the-hunters-p798.aspx.

THE HUNTERS [2] The Hunters was preserved in 2000 with a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation. The entire series is available through DER. from the !Kung series

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The Hunters ( 1957) The Hunters. (617) 926-0491 The film was shot in 1952-53 on the third joint Smithsonian-Harvard Peabody sponsored Marshall family expedition … The © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()); Documentary Educational Resources - All rights reserved. This early classic in anthropological film follows the hunt of a giraffe by four men over a five-day period. [1] In addition to the giraffe hunt, the film shows other aspects of !Kung life at that time, including family relationships, socializing and storytelling, and the hard work of gathering plant foods and hunting for small game. 1h 12min | Documentary | 1957 (USA) This film follows the hunting of a giraffe by four members of the Ju/'hoansi (a !Kung Bushmen tribe) over a 13-day period in the Kalahari desert. Genres: Ethnographic Film. color, 72 min, 1957 This early classic in anthropological film follows the hunt of a giraffe by four men over a five-day period. The value of the footage as an encyclopedia of !Kung life is unequaled by any other body of ethnographic film. 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 hunting - gathering. The Hunters. The Hunters is a 1957 ethnographic film that documents the efforts of four !Kung men (also known as Ju/'hoansi or Bushmen) to hunt a giraffe in the Kalahari Desert of Namibia. [4], British Academy of Film and Television Arts, "Librarian of Congress Adds 25 Films to National Film Registry", "Guide to the John Marshall Ju/'hoan Bushman Film and Video Collection, 1950-2000", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Hunters_(1957_film)&oldid=945732544, United States National Film Registry films, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 March 2020, at 20:28.