Guide to the National Anthropological Film Center films of Afghanistan, 1975-1977
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13AFG
Creators:
Asch, Timothy, 1932-1994
Asch, Patsy
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Balikci, Asen, 1929-
Cusiel, Ingrid
Shapiro, Nesya
Boyko, Eugene
National Film Board of Canada
Dates:
1975-1977
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
Film reels
color sound
16mm
Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Film film record and edited film, Rivalry Training Among the Pashtoon, from an effort to document the full range of pastoral nomadic activities of the Pashtoon (Pakhtun) nomads of northeastern Afghanistan. The project was a joint effort of the Smithsonian Institution's National Anthropological Film Center and the National Film Board of Canada.
Supplementary materials: photographs, correspondence, film logs, grant application materials, and administrative and production documents.
Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or Anthropology Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.

Administration
Processing Information
Titles are supplied by the archivist for untitled films.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred in multiple accessions: Pashtoon Nomad Research Film Project (accession 1975-006) was transferred from the National Human Studies Film Center in 1975 and subsequently from the Film Center to the Archives in 1982; Rivalry Training Among the Pashtoon (accession 1986-013) was transferred from the National Anthropological Film Center in 1986.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Grant applications and administrative documents may contain restricted material.
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation
National Anthropological Film Center films of Afghanistan, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
South Asia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Afghanistan Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pushtuns Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nomads Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound films Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Human Studies Film Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
hsfa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa