Watch Tattoo Odyssey
- 1 Season
This vivid Canadian documentary directed by Andrew Gregg originally aired on the Smithsonian Channel. If examines the issue of the extent to which tattoos reveal insight into individual human societies and cultures. The film focuses on the work of photographer Christ Ranier, who spent time documenting tattoo applications in places as diverse as Los Angeles, California and New Guinea. Segments of the movie cover traditional customs involving the application of tattoos in Indonesia. People who enjoy studying anthropology and the differences between cultures will likely enjoy this film, as will anyone interested in tattoos as symbols for archetypes of cultural values.