Episode of Series “World cultures and youth”.
The restoration of a 600-year-old brick dome in his village is the focal point of fourteen-year-old Jafar’s interests and activities as he is seen making and installing twelve richly colored tiles that adorn the dome. Told from Jafar’s point of view, explains the significance of the project and the brickmaking process in the culture and customs of his country and captures vistas of the Iranian landscape.
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Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tile laying
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Children - Iran
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Iran - Description and travel
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Iran - Social life and customs
Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Iran
History → Historic buildings - Conservation and restoration
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)