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Creator:
Schlenker, Hermann cameraman  Search this
Physical description:
250 ft sound color film
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Date:
1967
Summary:
Edited film is the twelth in a series of films on African village life produced by the International Film Foundation. This film documents a chicken sacrifice among the Dogon people of the Mali highlands. The chicken's throat is cut, the blood is poured over a mound, the chicken is cleaned and cooked, and the "broth" is used to make a "dough" which is later eaten with the chicken meat.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Local number:
HSFA 1993.24.28
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_219267