First Contact

First Contact

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Synopsis

1 untainted ? 2 Leahy brothers ? 3 an unknown world ? 4 aboriginals and white people ? 5 tribes living a stone-age life ? 6 a film from the late 1920s ? 7 the only documentation of a first contact ? 8 were they gods or spirits of the dead? ? 9 something that they have never seen in their lives ? 10 half a century later, people identify themselves in the film

20 A group of Australian scientists in search of eyewitnesses who first met with an aboriginal tribe in New Guinea comes across an extraordinary discovery: actual film recordings of "first contact."

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Festival edition: 2010
Sections: Savage Mind
Exhibition format: 16 mm

GODARD'S MEMORY IN JI.HLAVA

The author of the official spot is renowned director Jean-Luc Godard

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