Human Studies Film Archives

Guide to the Kal Muller films of Jalisco, 1973-1975

Summary
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.03
Creators:
Müller, Kal, 1939-
Dates:
1973-1975
Languages:
Undetermined
.
Physical Description:
Film reels
color sound silent
16mm
Linear feet
Video recordings
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Edited film and footage focused on Huichol religious ceremonies as practiced by the Huichol of San Andres Coamiata, Jalisco, Mexico.
Supplementary materials: associated texts, still film, annotations (recorded narratives), field notes.
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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today.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
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bulk of materials received from Steven Dreben 1989. Video of edited film received from Hollywood Home Entertainment in 1993. Reels of edited film received from Thomas Perry in 2007.

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.
Conditions Governing Use
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Preferred Citation
Kal Muller films of Jalisco, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution

More Information
Selected Bibliography
Selected Bibliography
Dreben, Steven R., "Filming 'Huichol: People of the Peyote'". AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER, February 1978.


Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Central America Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jalisco (Mexico) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wixarika (Huichol) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rites and ceremonies Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religion Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of Mexico -- Agriculture 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