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A Kalahari Family
A 6-hour, five-part video series by John Marshall that documents 50 years in the life & times of the Ju/'hoan Bushmen of southern Africa from 1951-2001.

Educational Resources


Project Sponsors

   A Kalahari Family film series was completed with the generous support of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The Rock Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for Humanities and Tim Disney.
   In addition to the above, the contributions of Lorna Marshall, Documentary Educational Resources (DER), the Human Studies Film Archive at the Smithsonian Institution and the Harvard Peabody Museum have helped make this project possible.
   Please direct questions or comments about A Kalahari Family film series, the work of John Marshall, this Web Site, or documentary filmmaking in general to Alice Apley, Executive Director, DER at 617-926-0491 or

A Kalahari Family - documentaryDocumentary Educational Resources

Photo of women at watering hole

photo of boy on bicycle