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Zulay Frente al Siglo XXI 1989

Creator:
Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009
Physical description:
one DVD (109 minutes) sound color DVD reference
two videocassettes (109 minutes) sound color Betacam video master
six film reels (4,000 feet) sound color 16mm master film
six film reels (4,000 feet) sound color 16mm archival original
Culture:
Otavalo Indians
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
South America
Ecuador
North America
United States
California
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Date:
1989
Topic:
Emigration and immigration
Language and culture
Local number:
HSFA 2007.10.47
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 English language version released under the title Zulay Facing the 21st Century
Summary:
Edited ethnographic film, co-directed by Jorge Preloran, Mabel Preloran (an Argentine anthropologist) and Zulay Saravino (an indigenous Otavaleña of Equador) was filmed over a span of 8 years. The film is based on a dialogue between these two women as they discuss similar acculturation challenges they experienced while adapting to life in the United States. the dialogue raises universal questions on transculturation and the decisions that are faced on identity, education, economic advancement and emotional ties. The film also introduces us to the world of the indigenous Otavalo who forge an enduring cultural identity for themselves
Cite as:
Courtesy of Jorge Preloran
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
Visitor Tag(s):

Zulay Facing the 21st Century 1989

Creator:
Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009
Physical description:
one DVD (109 minutes) sound color DVD reference
two film reels (4,000 feet) sound color 16mm archival original
Culture:
Otavalo Indians
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
United States
California
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Central America
Ecuador
Date:
1989
Topic:
Emigration and immigration
Acculturation
Economic development
Local number:
HSFA 2007.10.64
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 original released under the title Zulay Frente al Siglo XXI
Summary:
Edited ethnographic film, co-directed by Jorge Preloran, Mabel Preloran (an Argentine anthropologist) and Zulay Saravino (an indigenous Otavaleña of Equador) was filmed over a span of 8 years. The film is based on a dialogue between these two women as they discuss similar acculturation challenges they experienced while adapting to life in the United States. the dialogue raises universal questions on transculturation and the decisions that are faced on identity, education, economic advancement and emotional ties. The film also introduces us to the world of the indigenous Otavalo who forge an enduring cultural identity for themselves
Cite as:
Courtesy of Jorge Preloran
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
Visitor Tag(s):

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