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Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Dead Birds, 1963, 83 mins

Robert Gardner

Date: 19 February 2014Time: 1:00 PM

Finishes: 19 February 2014Time: 3:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film

Series: Ethnographic Film Series

Robert Gardner, Dead Birds, 1963, 83 min.

Set amongst the Dani of New Guinea this well-known film is a poetic essay on the theme of violence and death that details the intense ritual warfare.

Organiser: Dr Stephen Hughes

Contact email: sh37@soas.ac.uk