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AUFS Afghanistan Film Project 1972

Catalog Data

Creator:
Miller, Norman N. 1933-  Search this
Di Gioia, Herbert filmmaker  Search this
Hancock, David filmmaker  Search this
American Universities Field Staff  Search this
Camera:
Powell, Josephine  Search this
Translator:
Shafak, Toryali  Search this
AUFS Advisor:
Dupree, Louis  Search this
Dupree, Nancy 1935-1980  Search this
Physical description:
preservation (video) one digital video file (44 minutes) sound color Jpeg 2000
reference one videocasette (44 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
master one videocasette (44 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
archival original two film reels (1,612 feet) assembled film rolls 12 (camera rolls 23,24) and 13 (camera rolls 25,26) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Afghans  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Afghanistan
Asia
Date:
1972
Notes:
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Summary:
Full film record shot in north central Afghanistan in a mountain village near Mazar. Shots include: overviews of domestic compounds in the village with their mud-brick walls; a man seated atop one of these walls playing a flute; a young boy shaving the head of a man with a safety razor; scenes of male sociability on the porches of homes and shops; interview with the head of a household.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Hair--treatment of  Search this
Barber--shaving of heads  Search this
Musical instruments--flutes  Search this
Garb--turbans--Muslims  Search this
Tea--as beverage--sociability  Search this
Dwellings--domestic compounds  Search this
Entertainment--of visitors--music--drinking  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1975.2.1 - 5
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
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American Universities Field Staff Faces of Change Edited Films and Film Outtakes
AUFS Afghanistan Film Project 1972 [Miller, Norman N. 1933-]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218310