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Language  English
Country  U.S.A.
Magical Death DER Documentary Magical Death Yanomamo
Director  Napoleon Chagnon and Tim Asch
Release date  1973

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Magical Death is a documentary film by anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon that explores the role of the shaman within the Yanomamo culture, as well as the close relationship shamanism shares with politics within their society.

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Chagnon and frequent collaborator Tim Asch allegedly disputed over the content of the film when Asch objected to its graphic depictions of the Yanomami engaging in symbolic death and cannibalism.

The film was awarded the American Film Festival Blue Ribbon.

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