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Kamayurá Journey

Brazil, 1966 (MIFF 1969, Programme D)

Director: Heinz Forthmann

A day in the village life of a primitive Indian tribe in Brazil which is a microcosm of a dying culture. A vivid anthropological record, with music by the Indians themselves.

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