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Forrest E. Clements film of Cheyenne Sun Dance
Creators:
Clements, Forrest E. (Forrest Edward), 1900-1970
Dates:
1933
Size:
Film reels (50 minutes, black-and-white silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1994.17
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

THE CHEYENNE SUN DANCE by Forrest E. Clements shot in 1933. 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology …

Christal Whelan Japanese Christians film
Creators:
Whelan, Christal, 1954-
Dates:
1997
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 8,000 feet, 16mm)
0.25 Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1997.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

1997 edited film produced by Christal Whelan on the hidden Christians of the Goto Islands, Japan. Includes outtakes and paper records. Collection contains supplementary materials, namely associated texts. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of …

Richard Emerick films
Creators:
Emerick, Richard G.
Dates:
1953-1954
Size:
Film reels (color silent sound; 2053 feet)
Video recordings
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of films shot by Richard Emerick while he was a graduate student. Collection also contains a video recording and associated texts. 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 …

Morden-Smithsonian expedition to Dominica films
Dates:
1969
Size:
50 Film reels (color silent; 2500 feet, S8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage documenting the Morden-Smithsonian Expedition to Dominica to collect plant specimens. Mrs. William J. Morden hired a photographer (name unknown) to document the collecting activities on the then most pristine and least disturbed of all the Antilles. Content includes aerial views, market scenes, collecting Viola Stipularis and Anthurium on summit …

Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection
Creators:
Soule, Thayer
Dates:
1946-1985
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1991.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film collection contains 34 travel films from around the world made by Thayer Soule, some of which were made with associates, that he used in presenting travel lectures around the country from 1935 to 1995. He was an associate with Burton Holmes, dean of travel lecturers, from 1946 to 1958. Collection also includes still photographs …

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Frank L. Kreznar films
Creators:
Kreznar, Frank L.
Kreznar, Sonia
Dates:
1959-1979
Size:
22 Film reels (color sound; color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1997.17
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Short films created by amateur filmmaker Frank L. Krazner. Collection contains supplementary materials, namely, associated texts, still film, and production logs. 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 …

Mary Elmendorf collection
Creators:
Elmendorf, Mary L. (Mary Lindsay)
Dates:
1970-1971 and 1976
Size:
Film reels (color silent, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.08
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot by Mary Elmendorf in Chan Kom, Yucatec, Mexico between 1970 and 1976. Ethnographic footage documents significant features of ritual and daily life in Chan Kom. Supplementary material: annotations (recorded narratives). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of …

Togu Na and Cheko (Outtakes)
Creators:
Staniski, Stanley
Dates:
1989
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 19,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.15
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of outtakes from the edited videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali." The film documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989. The edited videorecording was used in the National Musuem of African Art …

Video of Imaginero Film Screening Introduction and Panel Discussion
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Human Studies Film Archives
Dates:
June 10, 2010
Size:
1 Video recording (1 hour, color sound; miniDV)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2012.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record of John Homiak's introduction to and panel discussion following HSFA's screening of Jorge Preloran's newly preserved film, Imaginero, at National Museum of Natural History, Baird auditorium, June 10, 2010. John Homiak (Human Studies Film Archives) also moderated the panel with Joshua Bell (National Museum of Natural History, Department of …

People of the Wind (outtakes)
Creators:
Howrath, Anthony
Koff, David
Dates:
1972
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white sound; 50,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Outtakes from PEOPLE OF THE WIND, a feature length documentary which was released in 1976. Film follows the annual migration of the Babadi tribe led by Chief Jafar Qoli (a group of Bakhtiari people of southern Iran) across the Zagros range. Please note that the contents of the collection and the …

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