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Clarewood Documentary Viewing: First Contact

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Home of Mary Goldstein
Berkeley, CA  
Mary Goldstein
Interest Group
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No Fee

First Contact (1982)

RSVP: Mary Goldstein

When: Sunday, April 28, 2-4 pm

Where: Home of Mary Goldstein (RSVP for address) 

Open to:
 Members & volunteers

Accessibility: Not wheelchair accessible

First Contact:
50 minutes (In English)


This documentary presents footage of the first contact between the highland tribes of Papua New Guinea, and European explorers. In the 1930s three Australians,
Michael, Daniel and James Leahy were the first white people to venture into the vast New Guinean interior. They searched for gold and found 1 million highland
tribespeople who had previously had no contact with the outside world. Amazingly, they took a film camera with them.

NOTE that we are showing this on the FOURTH Sunday of the month (April 28) rather that the usual third Sunday.

Our own in-house Anthropologist, Roger Newman, has graciously agreed to help in discussing this amazing film.

Please be perfume-free when you come.

Email Mary to let her know you’re coming—both for directions and to ensure comfortable seating both for you and others.

Also please let Mary know if you have signed up and find yourself unable to attend so that your seat can be available for someone else.

Please feel free to bring snacks to share.