Spear and Sword - A Payment of Bridewealth on the Island of Roti, Eastern Indonesia

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Spear and Sword
A Payment of Bridewealth on the Island of Roti, Eastern Indonesia

1989
22 mins

This traditionally ethnographic sequence film focuses on the negotiations betwen representatives of two families during a payment of bridewealth. In the past the husband's group would carry a spear and a sword to hang in the...

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Directors
James Fox, Patsy Asch, Timothy Asch