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The Catawba Indians of South Carolina unknown

Creator:
Kurtz, Benjamin T sculptor
Physical description:
400 ft (12 min) silent b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
unknown
Topic:
Language and culture
Pottery
Local number:
HSFA 86.11.4
Summary:
Edited film documenting settlement and house types, pottery making (coil technique), and use of the blowgun among the Catawba Indians of South Carolina
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Worship of the Deity Ayyappan 1975

Creator:
Jones, Clifford art historian
Physical description:
600 feet (21 minutes) sound color video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Asia
India
Date:
1975
Topic:
Language and culture
Music
Rites and ceremonies
Local number:
HSFA 77.3.1
Summary:
Edited film documenting temple worship of Nambudri Brahmins in Kerala, India. The film represents scenes from an eight-hour Nambudri ceremony which culminates in the possession of a shaman-priest and the oracular communications through him from the diety Ayyappan to devotees
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Small happiness: the women of a chinese village [published] 88.5.3 1982

Creator:
Gordon, Richard photographer/cinematographer
Director:
Gordon, Richard
Physical description:
59 min sound color video
Culture:
Chinese
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
China
Shanxi Province
Asia
Date:
1982
Topic:
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 88.5.3
Summary:
Edited film presents China's rural women telling their own personal histories. Topics include love and marriage, childbearing and birth control, family relationships, work, and foot binding
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Cherokee Indians of North Carolina, The unknown

Creator:
Kurtz, Benjamin T sculptor
Physical description:
350 ft (10 min) silent b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
unknown
Topic:
Language and culture
Basket making
Local number:
HSFA 86.11.5
Summary:
Edited film documenting settlement and house types of the Cherokee in the Big Smoky Mountains. Inventory of cultural activities includes basket making, a basket-and-dice game, demonstration of the blowgun, use of mortar-and-pestle to prepare grain, mask carving, and the dancing of various masks including the buffalo, warrior (rattlesnake), and booger masks
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Seminole Indians, c. 1950 [supplied] 86.11.9 c. 1950

Creator:
Freeman, Ethel Cutler amateur Seminole specialist and research associate with the American Museum of Natural History 1886-1972
Physical description:
5,300 ft (3 hrs) silent color video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
c 1950
Local number:
HSFA 86.11.9
Summary:
Footage records the Seminole Indians on the Big Cyprus Reservation in Florida. The film forms part of the Ethel Cutler Freeman Papers in the National Anthropological Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Powerhouse for god [published] 89.15.1 1988

Creator:
Dornfield, Barry filmmaker
Physical description:
58 min sound color video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Date:
1988
Local number:
HSFA 89.15.1
Summary:
Edited film documents the religious performance genres of and life in an Appalachian Baptist church. The film focuses on Brother John Sherfy, a prominent Baptist preacher, and utilizes a combination of life history, conversation, and sermonizing to explore the nature of this Appalachian folk religion and its significance for individual families and the community
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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A curing ceremony [published] 91.18.6 1959

Creator:
Marshall, John ethnographic filmmaker (1932-2005 )
Physical description:
8 min sound b&w video
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Date:
1959
Topic:
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 91.18.6
Summary:
Edited film shot in the Nyae-Nyae region of the Kalahari Desert in Namiba. Documented is a !Kung healer called upon to minister to a pregnant woman who has fallen ill with malaria. The healer, a relative of the sick woman, enters a mild trance and seeks to cure the victim
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Visiting samoa [published] 87.9.32 1985

Creator:
Boulton, Laura musicologist
Physical description:
1,080 ft (30 min) sound color video
Culture:
Samoans
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Woodcut prints
Place:
Manua (Samoa)
Pungo Pungo (Samoa)
Oceania
Date:
1985
Topic:
Dance--"Thichean Dance"
Art--"shianko"
Weaving--weaving mats
Woodworkings
Manufacture of--thatched roofs
Local number:
HSFA 87.9.32
Summary:
Edited film produced for the Laura Boulton Foundation depicts daily Samoan life. Featured are the Thichean dance, weaving of mats, woodcut prints called , and wood carvings
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Joseph Towles Footage of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Egypt, 1966 [supplied] 91.13.12 1966

Creator:
Towles, Joseph anthropologist (1937-1988)
Physical description:
3 videocassettes (140 min.) sil. col. 1/2 inch VHS reference
master 3 videoreels (140 min.) sil. col. one inch
master 3 videocassettes (140 min.) sil.col. betacam sp
archival original 6 reels (1,850 ft.) sil. col. 8mm
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Date:
1966
Topic:
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 91.13.12
Summary:
Footage shot in East Africa and the United States
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Pizza Pizza Daddy-O 1967

Creator:
Hawes, Bess Lomax 1921-2009
Physical description:
reference one DVD (19 minutes) sound b&w DVD
archival original one reel of film (666 feet) sound b&w 16mm
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
United States
California
Topic:
Playgrounds
Games--children
Local number:
HSFA 95.10
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Study guide
Summary:
Edited film looks at continuity and change in girl's playground games at a Los Angeles school
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Hermógenes Cayo 2008

Creator:
Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009
Physical description:
one digital book (194 pages)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Place:
South America
Argentina
Andes Mountains (Argentina)
Date:
2008
Local number:
HSFA 2011.7
Notes:
title from credits (unpublished work)--archival collection
Archives also holds related ethnographic film "Hermógenes Cayo" (English title "Imaginero")
Summary:
Digital book presents the life and work of Hermogenes Cayo, a religious icon maker and artist living in Argentina's Andean highlands
Cite as:
Courtesy of Jorge Preloran
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Bamana Puppet Masquerade Video Project, Kirango, Mali 1992

Physical description:
archival original 2 video cassettes (4 hours) sound color 8
Type:
Video recordings
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1992
Topic:
Puppets
Masquerades
Music
Instruments--musical instruments
Drumming
Dance
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 2011.17.1
Notes:
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
Summary:
Full video record of Bamana puppet masquerade performances in the village of Kirango, Mali taken by Barbara Frank for Dr. Mary Jo Arnoldi research
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Japanese acrobats ca. 1920

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-11-03T18:54:54.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-02-02T23:43:55.000Z
Topic:
Anthropology
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
4397
Video Title:
Japanese acrobats ca. 1920
Description:
Silent black & white archival film clip from "Japan: Promotional and Theatrical Footage, ca. 1927". The full film, which is 17 minutes long, includes segments from what are believed to be a theatrical film, a promotional film and, possibly, amateur film - all of unknown origin. This material is from the collections at the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution. For more details, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=hsfa+Japan+Promotional+and+Theatrical+Footage
Video Duration:
61 seconds
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Geisha Hairstyling, ca. 1927

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-10-19T13:47:41.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-07-22T20:56:28.000Z
Topic:
Anthropology
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
14004
Video Title:
Geisha Hairstyling, ca. 1927
Description:
Silent black & white archival film clip from "Japan: Promotional and Theatrical Footage, ca. 1927". The full film, which is 17 minutes long, includes segments from what are believed to be a theatrical film, a promotional film and, possibly, amateur film - all of unknown origin. This clip is from the promotional film. It shows a Geisha having her hair styled. This material is from the collections at the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution. For more details, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?q=hsfa+Japan+Promotional+and+Theatrical+Footage
Video Duration:
182 seconds
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Feria en Simoca (by Jorge Prelorán)

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-20T20:27:08.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-02-19T15:16:08.000Z
Topic:
Anthropology
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
1042
Video Title:
Feria en Simoca (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from documentary film by Jorge Prelorán about the traditional Saturday market in Simoca, a small town in Tucumán Province, Argentina. The sugar cane grown on many small farms around Simoca is prominent at the market. This film was shot in 1965. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+feria+simoca and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
Video Duration:
89 seconds
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Trapiches Caseros (by Jorge Prelorán)

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-20T20:23:23.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2013-09-27T23:04:55.000Z
Topic:
Anthropology
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
1819
Video Title:
Trapiches Caseros (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from documentary film by Jorge Prelorán presents traditional methods for making molasses with wooden mills introduced by Jesuits during the colonial era. The film focuses on the family of Salomon Escobar, of Macio, Tucuman Province, Argentina and was shot in 1965. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+trapiches+caseros and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
Video Duration:
141 seconds
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Castelao (by Jorge Prelorán)

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-20T20:17:04.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2014-01-27T00:15:17.000Z
Topic:
Anthropology
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
1430
Video Title:
Castelao (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from historical documentary film by Jorge Prelorán presents the biography of Galician writer and nationalist Alfonso Castelao. Using historical film and photographs, animation, and Castelao's own political cartoons, the film explores Castelao's life and times. This film was released in 1980. For more information, see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+castelao and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
Video Duration:
227 seconds
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HSFAFilmClips
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Casabindo (by Jorge Prelorán)

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-20T19:39:42.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2013-09-27T23:04:55.000Z
Topic:
Anthropology
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
391
Video Title:
Casabindo (by Jorge Prelorán)
Description:
Clip from ethnographic film by Jorge Prelorán documents festivities in honor of the Virgin of the Assumption, patron saint of Casabindo, Jujuy Province, Argentina. Casabindo was the first town founded by Spanish Conquistadors in the territory of Argentina. Filmed circa 1965-1966. This film was recently preserved to film. For more information, please see the full catalog record: http://collections.si.edu/search/results.jsp?view=&dsort=&date.slider=&q=hsfa+casabindo and visit the Human Studies Film Archives' web exhibit on the Prelorán Collection: http://anthropology.si.edu/accessinganthropology/preloran/index.html
Video Duration:
110 seconds
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Smithsonian Institution Excavations at Tel Jemmeh, Israel, 1970 - 1973

Creator:
Human Studies Film Archives
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-11-07T21:39:28.000Z
Metadata Updated:
2013-09-27T23:04:55.000Z
Topic:
Anthropology
YouTube Category:
Education
Views:
531
Video Title:
Smithsonian Institution Excavations at Tel Jemmeh, Israel, 1970 - 1973
Description:
Excerpts from film documentation of archaeological fieldwork.
Video Duration:
376 seconds
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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Bering Sea Eskimos, 1968 76.7.1 1968

Creator:
Joli Morgan
Physical description:
2 reel (800 ft.) sil. col. S8mm archival original/preservation
1 videocassette (55 min.) snd. col. BetacamSP master
1 videocassette (55 min.) snd. col. Digibeta master
1 videocassette (55 min.) sil. col. 3/4 inch VHS master
1 DVD (55 min.) snd. col. DVD reference
Culture:
Yupik Eskimos
Arctic peoples
Type:
Projected media
Collection descriptions
Place:
North America
Alaska
United States
Date:
1968
Topic:
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 76.7.1
Notes:
title supplied by HSFA staff (unpublished work)--archival collection
VISTA volunteer
Summary:
Footage shot in the Yupik village of Kasigluk, Alaska and adjacent locations along the Johnson River. Footage includes various scenes of everyday village life such as ice fishing during the spring, catching and preparation of salmon, and inside village houses. Sound is an annotation recorded in 1984
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
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