Afghanistan: threads of life

United States, 1980

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Irwin Dermer

producer

Irwin Dermer

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:26:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37767

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Afghanistan

Places → Afghanistan

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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