Lina Fruzzetti

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Lina Fruzzetti is an American anthropologist and documentary film director.

She is a professor of Anthropology at Brown University. Her films, co-directed with Ákos Östör, include Seed and Earth (1994), Fishers of Dar (2002) and Singing Pictures (2005). Singing Pictures is distributed by Documentary Educational Resources. It won an award at the XV International Festival of Ethnological Film (Belgarde November 1–5, 2006).[1]


  • Culture and change along the Blue Nile : courts, markets, and strategies for development Boulder : Westview Press, 1990. xxi, 230 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. ISBN 0-8133-7788-9
  • The gift of a virgin : women, marriage, and ritual in a Bengali society New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1982. xi, 178 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. ISBN 0-8135-0939-4
  • Kinship and ritual in Bengal : anthropological essays / Lina Fruzzetti, Akos Ostor. New Delhi : South Asian Publishers, c1984. x, 244 p. ; 23 cm.

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  1. ^ "Awards". XV International Festival of Ethnological Film. Ethnographic Museum (Belgrade). November 2006. Retrieved 2010-10-19. 

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