Movie: The Great Dance

Examining the relationship between tracking, hunting and spirit in the Kalahari, The Great Dance follows the story of three hunters who hunt the old way- tracking through the desert, reading the landscape as the rest of us might a newspaper. It tells them where the animals are and where they are going, the different hunting methods used and the culture supporting the hunter gatherer lifestyle.
The San are the oldest people, the most ancient culture on the planet. This movie is a great insight into the origins of tracking and hunting, as well as a modern story of the challenges faced by hunter gatherer communities as they try to hold onto these ancient ways of living.
Highly recommended if you can get a hold of it!

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