Afghanistan: threads of life

United States, 1980

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Provides an overview of aspects of the way of life in Afghanistan. Shows the age old methods of making grape juice, rug making, baking, and salt grinding. Also shows the lifestyle of the camel traders and the atmosphere of the bazaars where the rug and carpet makers go to find the best possible price for their wares.

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Credits

producer

Irwin Dermer

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

director

Irwin Dermer

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325150

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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