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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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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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Folk Music of Pakistan
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directed by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009 and Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009 and Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017, Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2007), 1 hour 2 mins
This 60-minute 'Sounds-and-Stills' show of Pakistani folk music is based on Nazir Jairazbhoy’s three-week fieldtrip to Pakistan in 1975, sponsored by The Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with Lok Virsa (National Institute of Folk Heritage, Pakistan), and the resulting weeklong visit of Pakistani musician...
directed by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009 and Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009 and Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017, Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2007), 1 hour 2 mins
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History of Water, 1, The Daily Struggle for Water
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directed by Terje Dale; produced by Terje Dale, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in History of Water, 1 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 1997), 50 mins
Tells the dramatic story of how the struggle for fresh water has shaped human society to a remarkable extent, bringing the viewer to about 20 countries all over the world and showing in fascinating variety how people have coped with what is societies' lifeblood -- water.
directed by Terje Dale; produced by Terje Dale, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, in History of Water, 1 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 1997), 50 mins
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Horsemen, Episode 3, The Wakhis - Pakistan
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directed by Bernard Guerrini; produced by Fabrice Esteve, fl. 2001, Gilles Thion and Jean Dufour, in Horsemen, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2001), 26 mins
In the North-East of Pakistan, the Karakoram mountain range is home to the Wakhis. It is the last place in the world where the primary form of polo is still practiced, a game without any precise rules or protection for men or horses. Originally, the Wakhis were cattlemen who, over time became farmers. Horses alway...
directed by Bernard Guerrini; produced by Fabrice Esteve, fl. 2001, Gilles Thion and Jean Dufour, in Horsemen, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2001), 26 mins
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Disappearing World, The Kalasha: Rites of Spring
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directed by John Sheppard; produced by John Sheppard, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1990), 54 mins
The Kalasha are a tribal people, 3,000 strong, who live in the high valleys of the Hindu Kush mountains in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. The Kalasha are unique as a pagan people in this Islamic Republic. Joshi, their three day festival of song and dance, rituals and sacrifice and the re-telling of...
directed by John Sheppard; produced by John Sheppard, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1990), 54 mins
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Sufi Soul
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directed by Simon Broughton; produced by Carl Simons (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2005), 50 mins
For hundreds of millions of Sufi followers worldwide, music is at the heart of their tradition and a way of getting closer to God. From the Whirling Dervishes of Turkey to the qawwali music of Pakistan, Sufism has produced some of the world's most spectacular music celebrated by Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Dalr...
directed by Simon Broughton; produced by Carl Simons (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2005), 50 mins
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Family and Marriage: Pakistani Engagement Party
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in A Day Will Come (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 4 mins
In this segment we learn about engagement parties in Pakistani culture. Women and men are segregated and celebrate in different rooms, but by tradition the groom must remain outside the premises. The frightened bride, meanwhile, receives presents and is fed sweets by the attendees.
in A Day Will Come (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 4 mins
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Disappearing World, Afghan Exodus
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1980), 53 mins
This documentary by Akbar Ahmed and Andre Singer is about the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan and tribal groups in the area.
directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1980), 53 mins
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