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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 sound color Jpeg 2000
reference one videocasette sound color 3/4 inch
master one videocasette sound color 3/4 inch
archival original two film reels assembled film rolls 20 (camera rolls 39,40) and 21 (camera rolls 41,42) 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Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection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: scenes of open-air court proceedings held in the village; village headman presiding as disputants present their cases; scenes of men socializing outside a village cafe--man playing a native harp-like instrument while onlookers drink tea; boys tilling a garden plot.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Courts--adjudication  Search this
Legal procedures  Search this
Musical instruments--stringed instrument  Search this
Garb--turbans--Muslims  Search this
Tea--as beverage--male sociability  Search this
Gardens--tillage  Search this
Entertainment--of visitors--music  Search this
Tools--shovels--tillage  Search this
Music  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1975.2.1 - 13
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_218317