Rural life of Mexico

United States, 1945

Film
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A study of the life of isolated communities in the mountains of Mexico. Living largely by agriculture and using methods of cultivation which have scarcely changed during the centuries, these Mexicans still wear their regional costumes unselfconsciously and dance at fiesta time their traditional dances.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Language

English

Duration

00:10:05:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28107

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Human geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mexico - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities - Mexico

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Human geography

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Mexico - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social isolation

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social isolation

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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