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Creator:
Muller, Kalmun ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )  Search this
Camerman:
Muller, Kalmun  Search this
Director and editor:
Perry, Thomas  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 22 film reels (19,512 feet) silent color 16mm
Culture:
Huichol Indians  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
San Andres District, Mexico
Central America
Mexico
Date:
1974
Notes:
Supplementary materials: 1,2,4,6
Summary:
Full film record shot of the Huichol of San Andres Coamiata, Jalisco, Mexico. Featured are various Huichol ceremonies including <cambio de las varas>, Las Pachitas, and a peyote ceremony; scenes of rural daily life; Huichol costumes; musical instruments; manufacture and use of face paint; peyote consumption; sacrifice of animals; use of a loom; and embroidering techniques. HUICHOLS: PEOPLE OF THE PEYOTE, produced by Thomas Perry and directed and edited by Steven Dreben, was created from this project. See also [Huichol Film Projects, 1973, 1975, February-March 1975, and fall 1974]
Publications:
Drebben, Steven R., "Filming 'Huichol: People of the Peyote'". AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER, February 1978
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Settlement--rural  Search this
Procession--secular--religious  Search this
Costume--Huichol--mestizo  Search this
Musical instruments--violin--horn--guitar--drums  Search this
Dance--Huichol--mestizo  Search this
Peyote--blooms  Search this
Offerings--animal blood--deer--bull--pigs  Search this
Peyote--consumption  Search this
Embroidery--woman embroidering  Search this
Music  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1989.3.1
See more items in:
Huichol Film Project, Summer 1974 [Muller, Kalmun ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218759