Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)--archival collection
supplementary materials: 3,4
Full video record is documentation project of a day in the life of Asan Tol, a central marketplace/bazaar in Kathmandu which is important both as a hub for economic transactions and a focal point in the religious geography of the Kathmandu Valley. Shots taken on the hour throughout the day showing the chaninging patterns of street traffic in the bazaar, interaction of pedestrians and "day sellers" (vendors), the perambulations of cows "grazing" in the urban ecology and devotional touching of the cows by Hindu passerbys; circumambulations of people making devotions as the Buddhist temple of Annapurna; rickshaw drivers making their way through the square; bearers carrying various loads; combination of roof top and street level shots; scenes during the latter part of the day into the night.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD