Roger Sandall's Films and Contemporary Anthropology

Roger Sandall's Films and Contemporary Anthropology
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Explorations in the Aesthetic, the Existential, and the Possible
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ISBN-13:
9780253043962
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
352
Autor:
Lorraine Mortimer
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Adobe Digital Editions
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Kurzbeschreibung

1. This book explores the extensive documentary and ethnographic work of filmmaker Roger Sandall, who won First Prize for Documentary at the Venice Film Festival in 1968, yet whose documentary work remains largely unknown.

2. This book will be significant to anthropologists in that it demonstrates the importance and potential of film for anthropological research.

3. The author has also worked extensively with representatives from the Australian Aboriginal peoples represented in the films and has received their approval and support of the work.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgments


Introduction


1. Trusting the Material: Maíz (1962)


2. Environments Fit for the Spirit: The Flahertys, Sandall, and some Anarchist Anthropology


3. They Were Still Participants: The Ritual Films (1966-1976)


4. The Colors of the Infinite: Camels and the Pitjantjara (1969)


5. "What You Thinkin' About, Little Horse?": Coniston Muster: Scenes from a Stockman's Life (1972)


6. Harmony and Fire: Making a Bark Canoe (1969) and Ngatjakula: A Walbiri Fire Ceremony (1967 and 1977)


7. More Optional and More Fragile: Weddings (1976)


8. In the Floating Desert with Jayasinhji Jhala Part 1: The Tragada Bhavai: A Rural Theater Troupe of Gujarat (1981), A Zenana: Scenes and Recollections (1982), and The Bharvad Predicament (1987)


9. In the Floating Desert with Jayasinhji Jhala Part 2: Close Encounters of No Kind (2002), and Nomads


A (Relative) Conclusion


Appendix I: Roger Sandall's Filmed Material Held at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies


Appendix II: Roger Sandall's Films Made (Produced, Directed and Edited), Film Awards, and Special Screenings


Appendix III: Innovation in Sound Recording Made During the Filming of the AIAS Ritual Films According to David MacDougall


Appendix IV: Availability of Sandall's Non-Restricted Films


Filmography


Bibliography


Index

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