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Films By Robert Gardner

DEAD BIRDS (Robert Gardner, 1964)
Dead Birds is a film about the Dani, a people dwelling in the Grand Valley of the Baliem, high in the moun­tains of Western New Guinea. The Dani have a classic Neolithic culture, being agricultur… Read more

DEEP HEARTS (Robert Gardner, Robert Fulton, 1980)
"Deep Hearts" is a film about the Bororo Fulani of the Niger Republic in Africa. The Bororo are a nomadic people who move with their beloved cattle across the infelicitous Sahel. The film was made du… Read more

RIVERS OF SAND (Robert Gardner, 1975)
The people portrayed in the film are called Hamar. They dwell in the thorny scrubland of southwestern Ethiopia, about a hundred miles north of Lake Rudolph, Africa's great inland sea. They are isolat… Read more

THE HUNTERS (John Marshall, Robert Gardner, 1958)
This savage and beautiful documentary concerns the Kung Bushmen who scratch a living from the pitiless Kalahari Desert. In one sense the film is already a historical document; The Hunters tells a pri… Read more

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