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Creator:
Nichols, Sandra filmmaker (19 - )  Search this
Social anthropologist:
Ssennyonga, Joseph  Search this
Cameraman:
Strasburg, Ivan  Search this
Soundman:
McDuffie, Michael  Search this
Culture:
Bantu  Search this
Logooli (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Africa
Maragoli, Kenya
Kenya
Date:
1976
Notes:
Outtakes from published work--archival collection
Summary:
Outtakes from the edited film includes footage of a funeral and burial at a local Christian church and shots of a homestead surrounded by a banana grove and fields of corn. Shots of the funeral include communal hymn singing, the pallbearers lowering coffin, and eulogizing by a preacher. At the ceremony the spiritual "We will gather at the river" is sung in Swahili. Shots around the homestead depict hoeing in adjacent field, cattle grazing, and an interview with residents about economic activities, family support, and aging.
Publications:
T. Scarlett Epstein and Darrell Jackson, eds. 1977 THE FEASIBILITY OF FERTILITY PLANNING: MIRCO-PERSPECTIVES. Pergamon Press
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Animal husbandry  Search this
Funerals--death--mourning  Search this
Pallbearers--coffin  Search this
Graves--flowers--covering  Search this
Preaching--eulogizing  Search this
Singing--prayer  Search this
Churches  Search this
Houses--households  Search this
Agriculture--maize  Search this
Migration  Search this
Tillage--hoeing  Search this
Bachelors  Search this
Hymns--Independent churches  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Music  Search this
Western Province  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1978.2.1 (RF 1-2)
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Maragoli (Outtakes) 1976 [Nichols, Sandra filmmaker (19 - )]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218246