DER Documentary

Children Throw Toy Assegais

From the !Kung series
by John Marshall
color, 4 min, 1972



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Young boys throw toy spears into a tree, trying to make them stick in the bark. A girl watches.


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Other films in the series:
An Argument about Marriage
Baobab Play
Bitter Melons
A Curing Ceremony
Debe's Tantrum
First Film
A Group of Women
The Hunters
A Joking Relationship
A Kalahari Family
!Kung Bushmen Hunting Equipment
The !Kung San: Traditional Life
The !Kung San: Resettlement
Lion Game
The Meat Fight
N!owa T'ama: The Melon Tossing Game
Men Bathing
N!ai, The Story of a !Kung Woman
N/um Tchai: the Ceremonial Dance of the !Kung Bushmen
Playing with Scorpions
Pull Ourselves Up or Die Out
A Rite of Passage
To Hold Our Own Ground: A Field Report
Tug-Of-War, Bushmen
The Wasp Nest

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