TAC International Film and Video Festival Borneo: The Memory of Caves



Hand Stencils on Cave Wall  Investigators Examinging Hand Stencils









In this exceptional scientific adventure up rivers in the heart of the wild tropical rainforest of Borneo, the authors discover an unexpected rock art site more than 10,000 years old during some twelve expeditions to remote caves. Conducted by Luc-Henri Fage, speleologist and photographer; Jean-Michel Chazine, archaeologist; and Pindi Setiawan, their Indonesian partner from the Bandung Institute of Technology, this research unveils a forgotten culture, lost within remote labyrinthine limestone peaks, which sheds new light on Southeast Asian prehistory.





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Length: 52 min.
Country: France
Language: French, English subtitles
Producer: Luc-Henri Fage, MC4, ARTE France
Producer website: N/A
Distributor: Luc-Henri Fage
Distributor Web site: http://www.kalimanthrope.com; http://www.speleo.fr



Festival Screenings and Awards:

French TV, Oct. 2004 - Dec. 2007
Awarded at archaeological festivals: Brussels, Kiel, Nyon, and Bordeaux between 2005 and 2007