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Navajo talking picture, a film by Arlene Bowman ; produced and directed by Arlene Bowman ; Arlene Bowman Productions

Label
Navajo talking picture, a film by Arlene Bowman ; produced and directed by Arlene Bowman ; Arlene Bowman Productions
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Main title
Navajo talking picture
Oclc number
459790159
Responsibility statement
a film by Arlene Bowman ; produced and directed by Arlene Bowman ; Arlene Bowman Productions
Runtime
40
Summary
Documents the life of Arlene Bowman's grandmother on the Navajo Reservation in Lower Greasewood, Arizona; then, documents the filming of her granddaughter, who does not know Navajo, as she tries to get help interpreting for another film that she'll be in along with her grandmother. Looks at the contrasting attitudes of her grandmother, living and thinking in traditional ways, to being filmed and granddaughter as the urbanized filmmaker who grew up speaking English among white people
Technique
live action
Classification
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