Secrets of the Tribe | 2009

Foreign, Documentary
The field of anthropology goes under the magnifying glass in this investigation of the seminal research on Yanomami Indians. In the 1960s and '70s, a large number of anthropologists filed into the Amazon Basin to ...more
Director: José Padilha
Writers: N/A
Stars: N/A

Synopsis

The field of anthropology goes under the magnifying glass in this investigation of the seminal research on Yanomami Indians. In the 1960s and '70s, a large number of anthropologists filed into the Amazon Basin to observe this virgin society untouched by modern life. Thirty years later, the events surrounding this infiltration have become a scandalous tale of academic ethics and infighting.

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