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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 (27 minutes) sound color Jpeg 2000
reference one videocasette (27 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
master one videocasette (27 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
archival original one film reel (954 feet) assembled film rolls 17 (camera rolls 33,34) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Afghans  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Merchants
Merchant's accounts
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Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection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: scenes of goatherder driving his animals along path leading from village; another herder driving his sheep out to graze; scenes in the marketplace and along the shop stalls of the village; shots of a cloth merchant's shop with merchant using an abacus to tally accounts; a blacksmith shoeing a horse; sheep and goats being herded into the village.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Herders--goats--sheep  Search this
Markets--vendors  Search this
Animal husbandry--goats--sheep  Search this
Garb--turbans--Muslims  Search this
Blacksmiths--shoeing horses  Search this
Bookkeeping--accounts  Search this
Shops--shopkeepers  Search this
Abacus  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1975.2.1 - 10
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
See more items in:
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_218314