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Creator:
Dorjee, Ragpa Tibetan ethnocinematographer (1956- )  Search this
National Human Studies Film Center, Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Research filmmaker:
Maloney, M. Michael research filmmaker 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
partial reference 6 DVDs (8 hours 8 minutes) sound color DVD
partial master 24 video cassettes (8 hours 8 minutes) sound color BetacamSP
partial master 24 video cassettes (8 hours 8 minutes) sound color Digibeta
reference 45 film reels (35,470 feet) sound color 16mm
archival original 45 film reels (35,470 feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Tibetans  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
India
Asia
Date:
1980
Notes:
Title derived from name of project (unpublished work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials: still photographs, sound recordings, camera logs, field notes, journals, correspondence
Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
Summary:
Full film record is a research film project documenting the Heruka, Drupa, and Mandup ceremonies and <chaam> dancing as practiced at the Tibetan Buddhist monastaries of Nyingmapa, Tashi Lunpo, and Gyumed in south India. Footage also documents a Tibetan opera performed by the Tibetan Drama and Dance Troupe.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Ceremonies--monasteries  Search this
Monasteries--monastic life  Search this
Dancing--chaam dancing--Tibetan  Search this
Refugees--Tibetan  Search this
Instruments--musical instruments  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.13.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218462