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Zerda's Children 1978

Creator:
Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009
Physical description:
one DVD (52 minutes) sound color DVD reference
one videocassette (52 minutes) sound color Betacam video master
one film reel (1,847 feet) sound color 16mm master film
two film reels (1,890 feet) sound color 16mm archival original
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
South America
Argentina
Date:
1978
Topic:
Education
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 2007.10.59
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials: audio tapes, still photographs, production files, correspondence, promotional materials and press clippings
Archives also holds Spanish language version released under the title Los Hijos de Zerda
Summary:
Edited ethnographic film by Jorge Preloran documents a family of woodcutters living in isolation in the mountains of Calden, at the geographic center of Argentina. Through his narration, Sixto Ramon Zerda explains his wish for his children to be educated and to avoid the punishing work and exploitation he has suffered. Introduction narrated by Henry Fonda
Cite as:
Courtesy of Jorge Preloran
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
Visitor Tag(s):

Los Hijos de Zerda 1994

Creator:
Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009
Physical description:
two film reels (1,839 feet) sound color 16mm archival original
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
South America
Argentina
Date:
1994
Topic:
Education
Local number:
HSFA 2007.10.41
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
Supplementary materials: audio tapes, still photographs, production files, correspondence, promotional materials and press clippings
Film originally released in 1974. This version has updated titles and may have been re-edited
Archives also holds English language version released under the title Zerda's Children
Summary:
Edited ethnographic film by Jorge Preloran documents a family of woodcutters living in isolation in the mountains of Calden, at the geographic center of Argentina. Through his narration, Sixto Ramon Zerda explains his wish for his children to be educated and to avoid the punishing work and exploitation he has suffered
Cite as:
Courtesy of Jorge Preloran
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
Visitor Tag(s):

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