STK-ID 36062

Several shots from different angles of Indian crowd at a religious festival called "Fairey Carnival", of people in a park sitting on the ground, eating together, walking here and there, of people decorating a float in honor of the God Shiva, of policemen keeping people away from it. One shot of NFB cameraman and soundman at work, of people selling different things. Several CSs of Indians, several shots of men wearing women's clothes, they are members of an ancient sect of travestites professional attendants at the religious festival, of them posing for camera, of crowd waiting for parade, of children sitting in small wooden(?) turning wheel, of people working making floats, of the parade with people pulling floats with long ropes. Various MSs, CSs at Auroville of an Indian boy cutting down kind of rush plants, of a westerner checking water channel, of Indian boys turning a wheel to chop rush, another boy picking fruit in trees, of oxen, of an Indian boy pulling off (stalk) of fruits. MCSs of ants running on a tree trunk.


Excerpt from
The India Trip
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio