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The Anthropologist

USA – 2015

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At the core of The Anthropologist are the parallel stories of two women: Margaret Mead, who popularized cultural anthropology around the world; and Susie Crate, an environmental anthropologist currently studying the impact of climate change. Uniquely revealed from their daughters’ perspectives, Mead and Crate demonstrate a fascination with how societies are forced to negotiate the disruption of their traditional ways of life, whether through encounters with the outside world or the unprecedented change wrought by melting permafrost, receding glaciers, and rising tides.

Directors: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger

Country: USA

Year: 2015

Duration: 80min

Language: English

Subtitles: Spanish


The_Anthropologist_Director_1Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger and Seth Kramer

Headquartered in an old inn on the Hudson River opposite West Point Military Academy, Ironbound Films creates documentaries for theaters, television, museums, and the web. Their last film Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie premiered at Tribeca, hit theaters care of Magnolia Pictures, and aired on CNN in August 2015. It was a New York Times Critics’ Pick and was chosen in 2013 as best documentary by NY1; a top-ten movie by LA Weekly; and a top-ten documentary by USA Today and the International Press Academy. Earlier films include The New Recruits, which was narrated by Rainn Wilson, aired on PBS, and was nominated for an Emmy in 2011; and The Linguists, which premiered at Sundance, aired on PBS, and in 2010 was also nominated for an Emmy.

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