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Title The ivory knights / directed by Jean Queyrat, Jérôme Segur
Published Paris : ZED, 1998


Description 1 online resource (51 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online ; volume 1
Summary In the high plateaus of central Vietnam live the Mnongs, a proud and free people, whose ability to capture wild elephants has become legendary throughout all of Southeast Asia. Macoun is the greatest of all Ivory Knights, having caught more than 300 wild elephants during his lifetime. In the documentary, he teaches three young men the ancestral knowledge of elephant capture. Issan, Mavé and Majung will track down a young wild elephant for several days and finally manage to catch it using a lasso. Upon returning to the village, the elephant is tamed for a few months and then released as a full-fledged member of the village community
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 27, 2013)
This edition in English and an undetermined language with English subtitles
Subject Elephant hunting -- Vietnam
Elephants -- Vietnam
M'nông (Vietnamese people)
Elephant hunting.
M'nông (Vietnamese people)
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Queyrat, Jean, director
Ségur, Jérôme, director