John Marshall

John Kennedy Marshall (1932-2005) was an American anthropologist and acclaimed documentary filmmaker, best known for his work in Namibia, recording the lives of the Ju/’hoansi (also called the !Kung Bushmen). John Marshall produced films that combined documentary and ethnographic film. His work offers an evolving, original and unique view on what was technically possible and stylistic in documentary through his more than fifty years as a filmmaker. He was a pioneer in the cinéma vérité style and he made 24 films during his life.