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Making Dead Birds

Chronicle of a Film

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PAPERBACK

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780873658232

Publication Date: 03/30/2008

Text

160 pages

30 color photographs, 35 quadtones

Peabody Museum Press

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This revealing text is a serious addition to written and visual publications about Dani encounters, and it leaves the reader wishing for more.—Steven Feld, editor and translator of Jean Rouch: Cine-Ethnography

Robert Gardner returns cinema to its most primal and far-reaching task and mission: discovering the world.—Tom Gunning, author of The Films of Fritz Lang: Allegories of Vision and Modernity

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2008 New England Museum Association Book Award for Books over $10.00
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