STK-ID 28354

Shots of native pedestrians walking past the camera at a market in Nigeria. Shot of one woman carrying a large parasol. Longer view of the same, stalls in the background. Sequence on Doctor Alex McMahon, a volunteer in Nigeria for foreign service under C.U.S.O. (Canadian University Service Overseas) and his wife Anne bargaining with a salesman over a blanket. Various views of a market. Short sequence on a few natives discussing the price of yams. TRAVELLING SHOT, looking ahead, of a market in Itu, Nigeria, many people. Side TRAVELLING of the market stalls. Slow TRAVELLING through a market showing stalls, crowds of people. Several shots of market scenes, a gas station, mostly of the crowd flowing past the camera. Focus on produce being carried on top of heads. Walking shots through the market.


Excerpt from
You Don't Back Down
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080