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Recovering Voices Ethnographic Film Series: Bontoc Eulogy

WhenFriday, November 17, 2017 - 2:30pm

Natural History Museum

Event Location

Ground Floor, Q?rius Theater




Bontoc Eulogy (1995, 56 min., Phillipines) by Marlon Fuentes.

A mockumentary this film explores the narrator’s grandfather’s journey from the Philippine’s to the St. Louis World's Fair. The is a poignant critique of colonialism and ethnographic film. Discussion to follow the film.

Distributed by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and archived in the National Anthropological Film Collection.

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