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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:
reference video casette sound color 3/4 inch
master video casette sound color 3/4 inch
archival original one film reel sound color 16mm
Culture:
Afghans  Search this
Muslims  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Afghanistan
Afghanista
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Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection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: sheep herders drawing water and watering herd in a stone trough; scenes around a threshing floor where men are winnowing wheat by tossing chaff and grain into air with pitchforks; man playing a flute at the threshing floor, others chanting to accompany work.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Wells--cisterns--in relation to herding  Search this
Herding--sheep  Search this
Garb--turbans--skullcaps--Muslims  Search this
Animal husbandry--sheep--herding  Search this
Pastoral activities--herding--watering  Search this
Threshing--wheat  Search this
Work groups--agricultural activities  Search this
Musical instruments--flutes  Search this
Music--singing--as palliative to work  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1975.2.1 - 21
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_218324