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Disappearing World, Khyber
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 54 mins
For more than a century Britain was engaged in war with the Pashtun tribesmen of India's North West frontier. It began with the bloodiest massacre in the history of the British Empire when, in January 1842, some 17,000 British soldiers, women and children died in Gandamark, en route to the Khyber Pass. ‘Khyber€..
directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 54 mins
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Herat Films: The Shrines of Herat
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directed by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1983), 32 mins
These videos were edited from seven hours of Super 8 film shot by John Baily during two years of ethnomusicological fieldwork carried out in the Herat region of western Afghanistan between 1973 and 1977. The footage was transferred and edited at the TV Unit of Queen’s University Belfast 1981-82. The non-synchron...
directed by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1983), 32 mins
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Scenes of Afghan Music: London, Kabul, Hamburg, Dublin
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directed by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2007), 1 hour 37 mins
Scenes of Afghan Music is Part IV of A Quartet of Afghan Music Films, made in the author’s personal “fieldwork movie” style. It reveals the diversity of music and dance practices in the Afghan transnational community: old and new, male and female, public and private, amateur and professional, controlled and...
directed by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2007), 1 hour 37 mins
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Disappearing World, The Pathans
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 39 mins
There are twelve million Pathans. Bound by a common language, a common heritage and the unifying force of Islam, these proud and independent people do not acknowledge the geographical boundary which divides them between Afghanistan and Pakistan. This film was shot at the same time as Khyber in Pakistan, close to t...
directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 39 mins
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Herat Films: The Annual Cycle of Music in Herat
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directed by John Baily, fl. 1973; produced by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1983), 54 mins
These videos were edited from seven hours of Super 8 film shot by John Baily during two years of ethnomusicological fieldwork carried out in the Herat region of western Afghanistan between 1973 and 1977. The footage was transferred and edited at the TV Unit of Queen’s University Belfast 1981-82. The non-synchron...
directed by John Baily, fl. 1973; produced by John Baily, fl. 1973 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1983), 54 mins
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Inside Afghanistan
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written by Pacho Lane, 1938-; directed by Pacho Lane, 1938-; produced by Pacho Lane, 1938- (Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope, 1998), 56 mins
Shot in Kabul, Herat, Kandahar, Spinbuldak, and the Afghan countryside in 1987, this film is a look at the *other* side of the war in Afghanistan - the Communist government and its supporters. Inside Afghanistan opens with an examination of the war as seen by the Afghan army. After a ride with an armored column t...
written by Pacho Lane, 1938-; directed by Pacho Lane, 1938-; produced by Pacho Lane, 1938- (Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope, 1998), 56 mins
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آخرین ملکه زمین
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directed by Mohammad Reza Arab, fl. 2006; performed by Ali Azadnia, fl. 2006, Asghar Hemmat, fl. 1978-2011 and Ghorban Nadjafi, fl. 1995-2012 (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 25 mins
Alibakhsh is an Afghani who has been forced to leave his wife, his family, and his home in order to find a job. He makes his way to Iran where he secures work in a henna grinding plant. While he is happy to be able to support his family from afar, Alibakhsh looks forward to the day when he can be reunited with the...
directed by Mohammad Reza Arab, fl. 2006; performed by Ali Azadnia, fl. 2006, Asghar Hemmat, fl. 1978-2011 and Ghorban Nadjafi, fl. 1995-2012 (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 25 mins
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Faces of Change, Afghanistan: An Afghan Village
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written by Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981; directed by David B. Hancock, 1927-2001, Dr. Louis Dupree, 1925-1989 and Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 46 mins
A collage of daily life in Aq Kupruk builds from the single voice that calls the townspeople to prayer, the brisk exchange of the baazar, communal labor in the fields, and the uninhibited sports and entertainment of rural Afghans.
written by Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981; directed by David B. Hancock, 1927-2001, Dr. Louis Dupree, 1925-1989 and Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 46 mins
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Faces of Change, Afghanistan: Naim and Jabar
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written by Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981; directed by David B. Hancock, 1927-2001 and Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 50 mins
The hopes, fears, and aspirations of adolescence are expressed in the close friendship of two Afghan boys. As their acceptance of the filmmakers leads them to express their feelings more and more openly, the film grows rich in fact and themes of universal concern.
written by Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981; directed by David B. Hancock, 1927-2001 and Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 50 mins
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Faces of Change, Afghanistan: Wheat Cycle
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written by Dr. Louis Dupree, 1925-1989, Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981, David B. Hancock, 1927-2001 and Nancy Dupree; directed by Nancy Dupree, David B. Hancock, 1927-2001, Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981 and Dr. Louis Dupree, 1925-1989; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 16 mins
The people and their labor are bound to the land in the cycle of activities to the sowing to the harvesting of wheat. Without narration or subtitles, the film conveys a sense of unity between the people and the land.
written by Dr. Louis Dupree, 1925-1989, Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981, David B. Hancock, 1927-2001 and Nancy Dupree; directed by Nancy Dupree, David B. Hancock, 1927-2001, Herb Di Gioia, fl. 1974-1981 and Dr. Louis Dupree, 1925-1989; produced by Norman N. Miller, fl. 1971, in Faces of Change (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 16 mins
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