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Kalfam Productions

Works: 6 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 170 library holdings
Classifications: DT1058.K86, 968.81
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A Kalahari family ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1951, Laurence and Lorna Marshall and their two children, Elizabeth and John, set out to find the Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert. Their aim was to study and document their life and culture. While in Nyae Nyae the Marshall family documented everyday life as well as unusual events and activities, producing a massive body of work that continues to define the fields of anthropology and ethnographic filmmaking today. Encapsulating 50 years of Namibian history, A Kalahari Family represents a lifetime of documentation, research, and personal contact by filmmaker John Marshall
A Kalahari family. Part 4, Standing tall ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 37 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 1, A far country ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 26 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 16 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 9 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: 0.73 (from 0.60 for A Kalahari ... to 1.00 for A tribute ...)
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