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Columbus Museum films
Creators:
Columbus Museum (Columbus, Ga.)
Dates:
1938-circa 1959
Size:
2 Film reels (43 minutes, black-and-white color silent sound; 1318 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film of the Lawson Field archeology excavation by Gordon R. Willey, Ft. Benning GA, c. 1938. Kinescope of Auburn Television's program about the Smithsonian Institution's River Basin Survey study of the Chattahoochie River valley in 1959. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the …

Bernard Leach films
Creators:
Leach, Bernard, 1887-1979
Dates:
circa 1934-1937
Size:
2 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 2245 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Bernard Leach's film of Mashiko village pottery (1937) and his scenes of Japan, Hong Kong and Shanghai (1934-1935). 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 As an historical document, its contents may be at …

Office of Tibet film of the Dalai Lama
Creators:
Owen Murphy Productions
Murphy, Owen
Office of Tibet (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
Film reels (color silent; 1,743 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Outtakes from the film, The Religious Investiture of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet. Footage which seemingly is part of the film materials used for The Religious Investiture of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet but organized into an edited film of sorts and entitled The Religious Examination …

Tip top of the Earth: Arctic Alaskan Eskimo Educational Series
Creators:
Van Valin, William B., 1878-
Dates:
1912-1918
Size:
10 Film reels (black-and-white silent; 6,950 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film shot by William Van Valin as leader of the John Wanamaker Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska for the University of Pennsylvania Museum. The film, that later toured in a film-lecture series by Van Valin, is known under the main title TIP TOP OF THE EARTH: Alaskan Eskimo Educational …

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I Gigli a Nola
Dates:
1923
Size:
1 Film reel (18 minutes, black-and-white silent; 440 feet, 35mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.03
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film produced in Italy documenting the traditional Giglio festival or Feast of St. Paulinus, an Italian religious pageant of liberation, in Naples, Italy. See also [Brooklyn San Paulino Feast, c. 1939], [San Paola Festival, 1950], and [Brooklyn Giglio, 1956]. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology …

Elliot Leib films
Creators:
Leib, Elliot
Romano, Renee
Dates:
1978-1985
Size:
Film reels (1 hour 57 minutes, color sound)
44 Videocassettes (12 hours, color sound, 3/4 inch)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film and video documenting Rastafari culture in Jamaica, shot by Elliot Leib and Renee Romano in 1978 and 1983. Collection contains 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 historical document …

Phillip Zarrilli films of South Indian martial and performing arts
Creators:
Zarrilli, Phillip B., 1947-2020
Dates:
1977-1983
Size:
6 Film reels (1 hour 50 minutes, color sound silent; 2200 feet, S8mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.13
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record documents a number of martial arts forms found in south India. Included are the velakali, martial dance of Kerala; the oacchirakali, mock-combat ritual enactment of Kerala; the kalarippayattu, Kerala martial art; and alternate styles of south Indian martial arts including the "southern style" kalarippayattu and silambam. Please …

Edward W. Bastian films of Tibetan Buddhism
Creators:
Bastian, Edward W.
Dates:
1981-1982
Size:
Film reels (sound color; 44,000 feet, 16mm)
33 Videocassettes (sound color)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited and outtakes materials from the films TIBETAN BUDDHISM: PRESERVING THE MONASTIC TRADITION and materials shot in 1981 of the Initiation into the Kalachakra Tantra by His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet, recorded in Dharamsala India and Madison, Wisconsin. Collection also contains sound recordings. Please note that the contents of …

Fereydoun Safizdeh films of Iran
Creators:
Safizadeh, Fereydoun
Dates:
circa 1970-1984
Size:
Film reels (color silent sound; 14,000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of a full film record documenting agricultural subsistence activities in Liqvan, a small mountain village in northern Iran, and an edited film tracing the seasonal migration of the Shahsavan pastoral nomads of northwestern Iran. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used …

Wheeler Family films
Creators:
Wheeler family
Dates:
1939-1940
Size:
2 Film reels (color silent; 800 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1985.10
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage depicting Blackfeet Indians, Mexico, and Guatemala shot by John Wheeler and his wife during 1939-1940. 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 …

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