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Creators:
Gentry, Herbert, 1919-2003
Kirwin, Liza
Dates:
1991 May 23
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
31 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gentry91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Herbert Gentry conducted 1991 May 23, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Ho, Ron
Herman, Lloyd E.
Dates:
2017 May 9
Size:
2 Items (sound files (2 hrs., 5 min.), digital, wav)
38 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ho17
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Ron Ho conducted 2017 May 9, by Lloyd Herman, for the Archives of American Art, at Ho's home in Seattle, Washington.

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Creators:
Blackburn, Robert Hamilton, 1920-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 December 4
Size:
52 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.blackb70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert Blackburn conducted 1970 December 4, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Blackburn speaks of his early life in Jamaica and New York; the influences of his youth including school, gangs, religion, art, music, and culture; the Harlem Community Art Center; studying with Charles Alston; the difficulties suffered b...

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Creators:
British Broadcasting Corporation
Attenborough, David, 1926-
MacIntyre, Michael
Dates:
1974-1975
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 29,600 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1975.05
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of outtakes from an episode of The Tribal Eye, a seven-part BBC documentary series on the subject of tribal art, written and presented by David Attenborough. Man Blong Custom, the sixth episode in the series, was hosted by David Attenborough and filmed in Melanesia on the islands of Aoba, Malekula, Uripir in the New Hebrides (Va...

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Creators:
Bishop, Naomi Hawes
Bishop, John Melville
Dates:
1977-1996
Size:
Film reels (color sound, 16mm)
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1987.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited films, outtakes, stills, and narration tracks by John and Naomi Bishop. Includes footage shot in the village of Melamchi, Nepal, for the film Himalayan Herders. Supplementary material: Supplementary materials: audio tapes, 35mm slides, black-and-white stills. Annotatations (recorded narratives) are by John Bishop, documentary filmmaker,...

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Creators:
Halperin, Daniel
Dates:
1991
Size:
Video recordings (color sound)
Sound recordings
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full video record of Afro-Brazilian traditions from Maranhão, Brazil. Documentation includes: chanting, drumming, and trance-possession dancing in the Tambor de Mina tradition in Sao Luis, the capital city of the northern Brazilian state of Maranhão. The rituals of this tradition exhibit some similarities with other more well-known Afro-Brazilian r...

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Creators:
Owen Murphy Productions
Murphy, Owen
Office of Tibet (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
1 Film reel (color sound; 522 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1981.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film from footage of unknown origin depicting the investiture and procession of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Lhasa, Tibet in 1958 and 1959. Procession, including mounted horsemen, people on foot, and the Dalai Lama in a palanquin, is shown beginning outside Lhasa and continuing to the site of the investiture. Music and dance are performed ...

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Creators:
Fuller, Mortimer
Dates:
circa 1930
Size:
Film reels (50 minutes, black-and-white silent reversal; 1,345 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1983.01
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot during a hunting expedition to east Africa including Uganda, Kenya, Egypt, and the Sudan. Footage includes: shipboard ritual of "crossing the equator," passage through the Suez Canal, a local ceremony staged for visitors by Acholi tribesmen, Kikuyu dance, monumental Egyptian sculpture and architecture, and various hunting activities an...

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Creators:
Lewis, Todd, 1952-
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Dates:
1980
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 9500 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1980.04
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Full film record created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution. Footage documents the Samyak festival which takes place near the Hanamendoka Palace and the Panchare Festival, a nighttime celebration which is held every 12 years in Asan Tol, Kathmandu, Nepal. Scenes of the Samyak Festival include various ritual duties...

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Creators:
National Anthropological Film Center (U.S.)
Schecter, Steven
Crocker, William H. (William Henry), 1924-
Sorenson, E. Richard
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Dates:
1975-1979
Size:
Film reels (color sound; 123,972 feet, 16mm)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.13CAN
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of a full film record and edited film created for the National Anthropological Film Center, Smithsonian Institution and filmed among the Canela Indians, a Ge speaking tribe in northeastern Brazil. Collection also contains associated texts, still film, sound recordings, annotations (recorded narratives), production logs, and fie...

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