Marathon

Directed by Robert Gardner and Joyce Chopra

Deep Hearts

Directed by Robert Gardner
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  • Marathon

    Directed by Robert Gardner and Joyce Chopra.
    US, 1965, 16mm, black & white, 28 min.

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.

  • Deep Hearts

    Directed by Robert Gardner.
    US, 1981, 16mm, color, 58 min.

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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