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World Cultures and Youth: Gilberto's Mayan Dream (Guatemala) 1981

Catalog Data

Physical description:
1 film reel (900 feet) sound color 16mm reference
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Central America
Guatemala
Date:
1976
1981
Notes:
title from credits (published works)--study collection
Some film titles came with teacher instructional information found in film cans.
Collection of 252 educational film distribution prints was given to the HSFA by the Regional Educational Media Center (REMC 2), Michigan in 1994. REMC 2, located in Traverse City, provided media services to public and state recognized private and parochial schools in a 14 county region. Film prints were being phased out of the distribution library.
Summary:
Edited film presents a Guatemalan boy who is learning intricate weaving of brightly colored fabric on a large wooden loom. The material he weaves will be sold to finance a trip to the Mayan archeological ruins of Tikal.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Domestic and family life  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Children  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.21.98
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_387900