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Kalfam Productions

Works: 6 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 136 library holdings
Genres: Ethnographic films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Television mini-series  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Ethnographic television programs  Short films 
Classifications: DT1058.K86, 968.81
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kalfam Productions
A Kalahari family( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Encapsulating 50 years of Namibian history, A Kalahari Family represents a lifetime of documentation, research, and personal contact with the Ju/'hoansi of Nyae Nyae by filmmaker John Marshall."--Container
A Kalahari family( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International aid no longer benefits Namibian development programs. When farms fail many people are forced to return to the poverty and squalid conditions of Tsumkwe
A Kalahari Family Part 1: A Far Country( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1951, the Marshall family set out to document the life of the Bushmen of the Kalahari. After a week of hard travel in desert-adapted vehicles, they met Toma Tsamko and his Ju/'hoan bands in Nyae Nyae. In their own words, Toma's extended family described how they survive by gathering bush foods and hunting game. Thus begins a relationship between the Ju/'hoansi and the Marshalls that will last over half a century
A Kalahari Family Part 4: Standing Tall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twelve decades of colonial rule, South West Africa is about to become the independent nation of Namibia and people are looking forward to democratic rule. Members of the newly formed Ju/'hoan Farmers' Co-op travel throughout white ranching districts and black ethnic homelands to find long-lost relatives. Following Namibia's first national elections, United Nation troops help relocate these families to traditional Ju/'hoan territory
A Kalahari Family Part 2: End of the Road( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Marshall is reunited with Toma's family in 1978. Like a majority of Ju/'hoansi, they have settled at Tsumkwe, an administrative post run by the South African government. They came looking for water, jobs and an easier life, but found poverty, malnutrition and violence. Desperate for a more stable existence, the family heads back to their traditional water hole, /Gautcha, with shovels, cattle and plans to start farming
A tribute to John Marshall, 1932-2005( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A portrait of filmmaker and activist John Kennedy Marshall who began his career in the 1950s documenting the lives of the Ju/'hoansi people of Namibia - among the last remaining hunter-gatherers - for anthropological audiences. In the 1980s Marshall became an activist helping the Ju/'hoansi fight for land and water rights. He made important contributions to cinéma vérité filmmaking and leaves behind an extensive ethnographic film archive including over 20 films on the Ju/'hoansi. Features interviews with Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, Robert Gordon, Alexandra Eliot Marshall, Cynthia Close, Sandeep Ray, Karma Foley, Jayasinhji Jhala, and Rakhi Jhala."--Publisher's website
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Audience level: 0.43 (from 0.34 for A Kalahari ... to 0.81 for A tribute ...)