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AUFS Afghanistan Film Project 1972

Catalog Data

Miller, Norman N. 1933-  Search this
Di Gioia, Herbert filmmaker  Search this
Hancock, David filmmaker  Search this
American Universities Field Staff  Search this
Powell, Josephine  Search this
Shafak, Toryali  Search this
AUFS Advisor:
Dupree, Louis  Search this
Dupree, Nancy 1935-1980  Search this
Physical description:
preservation (video) one digital video file (23 minutes) sound color Jpeg 2000
reference one videocasette (23 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
master one videocasette (23 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
archival original one film reel (803 feet) assembled film roll 16 (camera rolls 31,32) sound color 16mm
Afghans  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Motion pictures (visual works)
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Full film record shot in north central Afghanistan in a mountain village near Mazar. Shots include: scenes in the village market place and along a line of shops; men socializing and drinking tea in a merchant's shop; a man winnowing wheat on a blanket and doing final stage of sifting to remove chaff; a merchant inspecting melons in his shop; man and his sons working in their irrigated garden; interview with the men about his garden.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Language and culture  Search this
Tea--as beverage--male sociability  Search this
Markets--vendors  Search this
Wheat--winnowing  Search this
Garb--turbans--Muslims  Search this
Agricultural crops--melons  Search this
Dwellings--domestic compounds  Search this
Shops--shopkeepers  Search this
Stimulants--snuff--use of  Search this
Gardens--irrigation  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1975.2.1 - 9
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