Ethiopia 1969 Reel 24 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:40
Film ID F16-0367
Film Description Reel 24 of 65
Unedited travelogue
Bahar Dar
Tisisat Falls


Reel 24 of 65
Unedited travelogue
Bahar Dar

Cat. Reel 367 1969: Reel 24 Ethiopia. April 10. Bahir Dar. Tissisat Falls .

Geological "dome": (en-route to Bahar Dar from Gondar).
Eroded dome.
Open hauling brush.
Blue Nile George: note concavity formed by whirlpool, old stone
arch forming part of a bridge.
Tissisat Falls where Lake Tana waters form Abbai River (Blue Nile):
Dry season(25 mm, 100 mm).
Many Falls, including double falls (pan).
Five reed tukuls (en-route to Bahir Dar.)
Tukul: working area formed by roof overhang 'and green wall.
Winnowing en-route to Addis Ababa using wood scoop shovel, brush broom for chaff.
Tukul roof under construction.
Papyrus boat, stick oar.
Reed boat for transporting dirt.
Reed boats on Lake Tana.
Reed boat on land: probably drying out (*see K's notes).
Reed boat: interior construction.
Boy paddling reed boat.
Priests on way to church: note cross, grass wound around head, robes, umbrellas (en-route to Addis Ababa).
Skin cloaks.
Marketplace at Emanuel Village, (pan).
Sheepskin bag contains cans.
Skin cloaks.
Basket section.
Dense crowd at market.
Threshing, apparently by ox hooves. Ox in center seems trained to lead others in circle. Note possible tail twisting.
Skin pegged to dry: note scraping knife.
Dead fire probably for roasting grain.
Loading straw into burlap doth and onto donkey.
Debre Libanos: Nile tributary. High cliff (distant shot).
Tisisat Falls
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Bahir Dar, Tisisat Falls, Tukuls, Marketplaces
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