Directed by Robert Gardner and Joyce Chopra
Directed by Robert Gardner
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Started as a class project in what was likely the first filmmaking course ever taught at Harvard, Marathon documents the running of the 1964 Boston Marathon.
The Borroro live in the Sahel of Central Niger as semi-nomadic cattle herders. Seasonally they congregate by large mares or ponds of rainwater to perform their nearly ecstatic “beauty contest” dances. When the contests are over they return to their familiar wandering in the Sahelian desert.
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