Time in the sun

United States, 1940

Film
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From the unfinished film “Que Viva Mexico” directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein and photographed by Edouard Tisse. Marie Seton’s edition of footage shot by Sergei Eisenstein in Mexico in 1930. It was to be a six-part film about the lives of Mexican Indians and their contact with the conquering Spaniards and with Christianity. English dialogue.

Credits

director

Sergei Eisenstein

Language

English

Duration

00:58:42:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29557

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mexico

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Acculturation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Christianity

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Imperialism

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Acculturation

History → History

History → Indians of Mexico - History

History → Mexico - History

Places → Mexico

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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