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Title Inagina, the last house of iron / [presented by] PAVE, Bernard Agustoni, & Eric Huysecom ; directed by Eric Huysecom & Bernard Agustoni ; written by Armen Godel ; produced by Huysecom, Agustoni, PAVE
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, [1997]
copyright 1997
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (52 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary Eric Huysecom and Bernard Agustoni work with 13 Dogon master smelters to recreate the building of a traditional iron smelting furnace in Mali. The film describes in detail every aspect of the event, from the selection of the site of the reconstruction which is the oldest remaining furnace site in the region, last active in 1961, to the final result
Notes In English and Dogon, with English narration and subtitles
Subject Dogon (African people) -- Industries
Dogon (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Dogon (African people) -- Social life and customs.
Iron industry and trade -- Mali.
Iron-works -- Mali.
Metallurgy -- Mali -- History.
Smelting furnaces -- Mali.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Agustoni, Bernard.
Fowley, Douglas.
Gerritsen, Vivienne Baillie.
Godel, Armen, 1941-
Huysecom, Eric.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
PAVE (Organization)
Other Titles Last house of iron