Dance of the Warriors

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Dance of the Warriors

  • 1988 ----- color ----- 58 min ----- vhs
  • (Ring of Fire series, Part 2) The Blairs sail to Komodo and film giant carnivorous lizards. On Sumba, they witness a veiled form of human sacrifice by equestrian warriors. Master weavers of magical textiles, the Sumbanese still live by ancient beliefs, ritually keeping the balance between the gods above and the world below. The brothers journey 50,000 years into the past to live with Asmat headhunters in New Guinea. In Bali, they build a home in a village of farmers, artists amd mystics.
  • Topics: (Anthropology: Cultural, Austronesia, Religions, Southeast Asian Studies)