Makah - Die Den Wal Fangen

Makah - I cacciatori di balene
by Ralph Marschallek Documentary Geramnia 2000 117'

The Makah, a tribe of ocean-fishing Indians on the northwest coast of USA, are attempting to re-estabilish their ancient whaling tradition. An outrageous notion from the point of view of enviromental protectionists and animal rights activists. The conflict has paradoxical features: traditional Indian way of life, often held up as a model for modern environmental awareness, suddenly becomes an opponent. The controversy grows and leads into a serious conflict by force. In spite of all opposition, the Makah finally catch a whale.


Director:

Ralph Marschallek

Country:

Geramnia

Film submission

23° Festival

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29 May -
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