STK-ID 13606

Various shots of Arab boys playing native game in field, of boys marching up road towards and past camera, Aquaba Secondary School visible in background. LSs of female teacher standing at head of outdoor class in Aquaba. Shot of Arab farmer ploughing field with primitive plough, horse being led by boy. CU of plough, of farmer's feet passing camera. Sequence showing Arabs in native dress in Bagdad. Several shots of farmer ploughing field with ox-drawn primitive plough. Shot of two donkeys crossing frame through sandy, desert-type terrain, loaded with branches, followed by Arab herders. Rear shot of same as they trudge along towards refugee camp in background. Several shots of woman carrying baby, receiving bread from attendant at refugee camp. Sequence on giant religious rally of some sort, of large number of Arabs, of priests and impressive buildings.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No 56 and No 58
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486