Ikland (2012)

The Ik were described as sadists who starved their own children and crapped in front of each others' homes for fun. They were reviled as the worst and most depraved beings on Earth, and it was recommended that their culture be destroyed… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 15, 2012
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Cevin Soling and David Hilbert's offbeat meditation on human nature and academic hubris.

Louis Proyect

A work of enormous humanity and a reminder that anthropology textbooks are often more a study of the author's savagery than those under his microscope.

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

Soling and co-director David Hilbert divide their screen into multiple visual quadrants, an aesthetic strategy that soon becomes a wearisome affectation ...

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Kam Williams

A redemptive documentary which sets the record straight about a much-maligned African tribe.

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Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

A remarkable work of indie craftsmanship. The forgotten people who point the way to the forgotten side of the Western world.

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