Keyword: anthropologist

Da Sweet Blood of Jesus (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 02/12/2015
When anthropologist Dr. Hess Green is stabbed by research assistant Dr. Hightower with a cursed dagger, he rises from the dead with a taste for blood. Guilt-ridden, Hightower kills himself. But when his ex-wife comes looking for him, she finds herself seduced by Dr. Green's mysterious charms,

NN (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 01/27/2015
In the backyard of an old military base, a team of forensic anthropologists are exhuming the remains of eight people disappeared twenty years ago. During the excavation, the group is surprised by a new finding -- a ninth body, a male of about 35 years old. No one recognizes or claims him, he has no documents or marks that can help identify him, except for a small detail found at the bottom of the...

Kon-Tiki (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 04/25/2013
On the 28th of April 1947, Norwegian anthropologist and adventurer Thor Heyerdahl left his wife and children behind to cross the Pacific Ocean on a balsa wood raft called "Kon-Tiki" with five inexperienced crew members. The voyage took them from Peru to Polynesia to prove that the Polynesian islands were populated, in part, by people from South American instead of from Asia, as was believed at the...
Ganja and Hess

Ganja and Hess (1973)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 03/30/1973
A New York anthropologist, Dr. Hess Green, is embroiled in a study of the lost ancient African culture of Myrthia, a nation that died out due to a communicable parasite that fed on human blood. During his research, Dr. Green is stabbed with a jewel-encrusted Myrthian dagger by his crazed assistant and finds that he has become infected with the virus, turning him into a vampire-like creature who is...

Schamanen im Blinden Land (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Cultural anthropologist Michael Oppitz traveled to the Magar in Nepal three times in the late 1970s to research their form of shamanism. Accompanied by a small film team, he discovered the camera was an excellent companion for the ethnographical field research. Here, he reveals to us the life and healing practices of a tribe in the Himalayas in north-western Nepal.
Dir: Michael Oppitz
With: N/A