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Dead Birds

Screening on Film
Directed by Robert Gardner.
US, 1964, 35mm, color, 85 min.
Print source: HFA

Gardner stayed with the Dani of New Guinea for six months to film one of his best-known works, an essay on the theme of violence and death that details the intense ritual warfare conducted by the Dani and their neighboring tribes.

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