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The Lion Hunters
The Lion Hunters
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THE LION HUNTERS

La chasse au lion à l'arc

Directed by Jean Rouch
France, 1966
Documentary

Synopsis

Between 1957 and 1964, hunters from the Yatakala region undertook seven hunting expeditions employing traditional bows and poisoned arrows. The film follows the technical and religious aspects of that hunt, which today has disappeared.

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Synopsis

Between 1957 and 1964, hunters from the Yatakala region undertook seven hunting expeditions employing traditional bows and poisoned arrows. The film follows the technical and religious aspects of that hunt, which today has disappeared.