Amazon journal

This documentary chronicles recent political events in the Brazilian Amazon. Beginning with the assasination of Chico Mendes in 1988 and ending with the massacre of Yanomami Indians in 1993, this five year journey provides an illuminating perspective on the volatile changes of this era. Besides docu...

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Main Author: Kahn, Nathaniel
Corporate Authors: Miranda Productions, Realis Pictures
Other Authors: O'Connor, Geoffrey, Ramos, Alcida Rita
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Filmakers Library 1995, 1995
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This documentary chronicles recent political events in the Brazilian Amazon. Beginning with the assasination of Chico Mendes in 1988 and ending with the massacre of Yanomami Indians in 1993, this five year journey provides an illuminating perspective on the volatile changes of this era. Besides documenting events, O'Connor analyzes the complex interaction between semi-isolated indigenous societies and "outsiders." This new release from a veteran observer of the Amazon scene sheds new light on cultural confrontation
Item Description:"A production of Realis Pictures in association with Miranda Productions
Physical Description:1 online resource (59 min.)