When:
Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 6:00p -
8:00p

Where:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Film

Event website:
https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/cinema-of-patience

Thirty years after its release, N!ai, the Story of a !Kung Woman remains an exemplar of ethnographic filmmaking. Directed and edited by John Marshall and Adrienne Miesmer, the film documents the life of N!ai, a Ju/hoan woman and the harsh realities of apartheid in 1980s Namibia, and it presents an intimate portrait of life in one of the last hunting and gathering communities. In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of Documentary Educational Resources, this program will explore the film’s importance to the preservation of intangible culture, and Marshall’s influence on the development of educational, personal, and activist documentaries.

Panel featuring:

Michael Ambrosino, Former Public Television Producer; Creator of PBS series NOVA and Odyssey

Ilisa Barbash, Curator of Visual Anthropology, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Sue Marshall Cabezas, Former Executive Director, Documentary Educational Resources

Ross McElwee, Professor of the Practice of Filmmaking, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University

Moderated by Alice Apley, Executive Director, Documentary Educational Resources

Film Screening (51 minutes) & Panel Discussion. Free and open to the public.
Free event parking available at 52 Oxford Street Garage.
Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology in collaboration with Documentary Educational Resources.

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