Chad 1967 Reel 11 of 52

Category: Travelogue

Length: 08:58
Film ID F16-0302
Film Description Reel 11 of 52
Unedited travelogue
Fort Lamy area


Cat, Heel 302 1967: Reel 11 Chad. Feb. 27. Fort Lamy area.

Lost wax assemblies ready for firing.
Fishing village.
Large straw storage baskets on stilts (cu).
Fisherman hauling in net. Pan of African shore.
Washing clothes in river.
Salt slabs for sale.
Poling loaded river boats.
Yard scenes. Women.
Fish drying.
Fish frying.
Fish drying.
Huts along river.
Market scenes: people, shelters.
Reed wall around homes.
Market: vegetables for sale.
Basket of peas or nuts: gourd measuring cup.
Wares on low tables.
Fish for sale: angled sticks keep birds away.
Writing in Arabic, probably copying suras from Koran on writing board, brush, ink gourd.
Reed mats (cu).
Weaving a reed mat (cu).
Fireplace: open side for fuel, open top for pot.
Raising water: counter-weighted pole.
Clay granary on stilts.
Flat clay area with rim, for drying vegetables and leaves.
Clay top half of granary or hut.
Five men breaking-up hard dirt clods before planting: note work rhythm.
Boats along river.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Fort Lamy region, Village life, Marketplaces, Lost wax bronze casting