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.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD