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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 edited film shows men and women in the process of thatching the roof on a new structure in their homestead. Shots of a man doing the actual weaving and tying of thatch to the pole rafters of a roof assisted by women who are carrying large bundes of cut grass from a field and tying off smaller bundles from which the man works on the roof. These scenes are followed by footage of a rainstorm with shots of rain beating off a grass roof.
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:
Family--kin support--work  Search this
Housebuilding--roofers  Search this
Roofers  Search this
Residence--compounds  Search this
Houses  Search this
Division of labor by sex  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Western Province  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1978.2.1 (RF 10)
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Maragoli (Outtakes) 1976 [Nichols, Sandra filmmaker (19 - )]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218254