STK-ID 3404

MS of communal hut (maloca) in Yanoàma village. Two men walking out of opening of hut and follow footpath towards camera. Cut to MS of men walking back into hut. Several shots from different angles of Yanoàma men in jungle collecting specific type of plant. Several CSs of Yanoàma men stripping thin strands from plant, wich will be used to make bow strings. Several CSs and CUs of men using other technique (using wooden stick) to strip strands from plant. FOLLOW SHOT of them gathering strands they made, putting them on their shoulders and walking away into jungle. ZOOM IN to MCS of Yanoàma men walking in jungle (shot through branches).


Excerpt from
The Biosphere
Amazon River region
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio