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Title The blooms of Banjeli : technology and gender in African ironmaking / written by Carlyn Saltman, Eugenia Herbert and Candice Gaucher ; directed by Carlyn Saltman
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1986


Description 1 online resource (29 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online ; volume 1
Summary The Blooms of Banjeli documents research in Banjeli, Togo on iron-smelting technology, its rituals, and the sexual prohibitions surrounding it. Including rare historical footage from the same village in 1914, it provides a unique technological record of the traditional method of preparing a furnace to smelt iron
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Mar. 12, 2014)
This edition in English
Subject Iron industry and trade -- Social aspects -- Togo -- Banjeli
Bassari (Togolese and Ghanaian people) -- Social life and customs
Bassari (Togolese and Ghanaian people) -- Social life and customs
Iron industry and trade -- Social aspects
Genre/Form documentary film.
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Saltman, Carlyn, film director, screenwriter.
Herbert, Eugenia W., screenwriter.
Gaucher, Candice, screenwriter.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), production company.