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Dates:
1974
Level:
item
Size:
1 Film reel (23 minutes, color sound; 828 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film from the 1971 Yanomamo film project shot in the Amazon Basin of southern Venezuela and northern Brazil between the Negro and the Upper Orinoco rivers. One of two related films on the Yanomamo dealing with the role of Catholic missions. The film describes efforts of an extraordinary Salesian priest to soften the impact of civilization on...