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Creator:
Dorjee, Ragpa Tibetan ethnocinematographer (1956- )  Search this
Sorenson, E. Richard  Search this
National Human Studies Film Center (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
reference 39 film reels (30,577 feet) sound color 16mm
reference sound 39 film reels (30,577 feet) sound color 16mm
archival original 39 film reels (30,577 feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Nepalese  Search this
Newar (Nepalese people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Asia
Nepal
Date:
1981
Notes:
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
Supplementary materials: photographs, sound recordings, logs
Summary:
Full film record created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution. Research film project documents daily life and agricultural work in the village of Thecho in Lalitpur District from May-July 1981. Footage is mostly of field work, including planting, threshing, winnowing, and plowing crops such as rice and corn; there is also substantial footage of young children and mothers interacting in courtyards, including spinning yarn, bathing, laundry, and a host of playful interactions. There is also footage of the final day of the Rato Machhindranath chariot festival.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Nepal--religion  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Festival  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.13.41
Restrictions & Rights:
There are no access restrictions for this collection
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_379348