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AUFS Kenya Boran Film Project 1972

Catalog Data

Creator:
Miller, Norman N. 1933-  Search this
MacDougall, David ethnographic filmmaker (1939- )  Search this
American Universities Field Staff  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 99 film reels (39,600 feet) sound color 16mm
Culture:
Boran (African people)  Search this
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Kenya
Africa
Date:
1972
Notes:
Title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Supplementary materials: photographs, sound recordings, production materials, reviews, essays, study guide
Donated by Norman N. Miller in 2014
Summary:
Film outtakes from the American University Field Staff "Faces of Change" film series documenting nomadic cattle herders, the Boran, who live in an isolated area of northern Kenya. Film footage documents Boran cattle herding practices, gender roles, and lifestyle. Emphasis is placed on the challenges to their traditional lives with Kenyan nationhood, government programs, education, and economic development. The films "Boran Herdsman", "Boran Women", "Harambee: Pull Together", "Kenya Boran I" and "Kenya Boran II" were produced from this film project. Filmed by David MacDougall and James Blue.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Herders  Search this
Animal husbandry--cattle  Search this
Economic development  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2014.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives OK:0
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American Universities Field Staff Faces of Change Edited Films and Film Outtakes
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380887