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Physical description:
reference one video cassette (24 minutes) sound color 1/2" VHS
master one video cassette (24 minutes) sound color BetacamSP
archival original one reel of film (893 feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Mayan  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Central America
Guatemala
Date:
1977
Notes:
title from credits (unpublished work)--archival collection
supplementary materials: production notebooks; research materials; technical writings; screening logs; amateur cinema newsletters, awards and programs; and still photographs.
Donated by Sonia Kreznar in 1997.
Summary:
Edited film created by Frank L. Kreznar, an award winning amateur filmmaker, depicting contemporary Mayan life in Guatemala (Guatemala City, Antigua, villages around lake Atitlan) with focus on religious ceremonies and beliefs
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Religious--beliefs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Language and culture  Search this
Cities and towns  Search this
Villages  Search this
Architecture--Religious  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1997.17.8
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_305109