TRIBE

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KOMBAI

Produced, directed & 2nd camera: Jonathan Clay

Filmed by Tim Butt
The jungles of Papua were once famed for their head-hunters and cannibals. Explorer Bruce Parry travels to live with the Kombai people to discover whether cannibalism is still part of their lives.

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SURI

Produced & directed by James Smith

Filmed by Jonathan Clay
For the Suri people of Ethiopia, ritualised violence is a way of life through extraordinary stick-fighting festivals. But explorer Bruce Parry finds that the rule of the gun is killing their ancient traditions.

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Lip plates (02:52)
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Fight day (04:11)
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SANEMA

Produced, directed & 2nd camera: Jonathan Clay

Filmed by Tim Butt
The remote Sanema people of the Venezuelan Amazon inhabit a universe full of powerful spirits and ancestors. Explorer Bruce Parry lives with the tribe, eats the same food as them and takes part in a dramatic shamanistic festival.

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BABONGO

Produced & directed by Steve Robinson

Filmed by Jonathan Clay
To become men, the Babongo people of Gabon take a powerful hallucenogen that sends them on a life-threatening, three day trip. Explorer Bruce Parry undergoes the initiation and finds it has some terrifying side effects.

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