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Huichol Film Project, Summer 1974

Catalog Data

Cinematographer:
Muller, Kal  Search this
Physical description:
archival original one film reel (1,070 feet) silent color 16mm
Culture:
Huichol Indians  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Yarn drawings
Place:
Central America
Mexico
Date:
1974
Summary:
Footage by Kal Muller of Eliseo Castro Villa, a Huichol, who is making a yarn drawing using wax and colored yarn. Features E.C. Villa spreading beeswax onto a large piece of plywood, making designs using string: deer, snakes, an eagle, and peyote blooms. E.C. Villa also eats peyote during the shooting of this footage.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Art  Search this
Settlement--rural  Search this
Garb--Huichol  Search this
Peyote--consumption of peyote  Search this
Jalisco  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1989.3.1-10
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Huichol Film Project, Summer 1974 [Muller, Kalmun ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )]
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218771