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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 (51 minutes) sound color Jpeg 2000
reference one videocasette (51 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
master one videocasette (51 minutes) sound color 3/4 inch
archival original two film reels (1,843 feet) assembled film rolls 29 (camera rolls 57,58) and 30 (camera rolls 59,60) 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Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection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: Afghan nomads in the interior of their tent being interviewed; sheep and camels being driven to the river; activity in a garden which includes scenes of boys preparing furrors for planting, tending irrigation ditches, and breaking up clods of dirt with shovels; men and boys returning from threshing floor carrying sifters; men in the marketplace examining goats, blankets; market scenes including storefront shots, merchants with buyers, a boy having his head shaved, vendors, leatherworkers and carpenters.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Planting--gardens--melons  Search this
Irrigation--gardens  Search this
Nomads--habitations--tents  Search this
Garb--turbans--skullcaps--Muslims  Search this
Markets--vendors  Search this
Gardens--tillage--planting--irrigation  Search this
Meals--tea--male sociability  Search this
Merchants--markets  Search this
Shops--eating--vendors  Search this
Hair--treatment of--shaving  Search this
Barbers  Search this
Carpentry  Search this
Leather industry--tools  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1975.2.1 - 17
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_218320