Query: *
Adelaide De Menil and Edmund Snow Carpenter collection
Creators:
De Menil, Adelaide
Carpenter, Edmund, 1922-2011
Dates:
1969-1970
Size:
Film reels (color silent, 8mm, 16mm)
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record shot in 1969-70 in Papua New Guinea Highlands and Sepik area for a project on the impact of media on traditional cultures. Footage includes a male initiation rite including incising the skin and rubbing dirt for scarification. Supplementary materials include audio tapes of wild sound shot at the …