STK-ID 38865

In India, HAS of a young Indian man tying together died pieces of tissues. MCSs of two young men printing with block pads on a piece of tissue stretched on the ground. Several MCSs, CSs of women with young boys and girls tie-dyeing fabrics (tritik-outline of the pattern is sewn in a close-running stitch with very strong thread. The thread is then pulled tight, puckering the fabric and causing it to resist the dye). CUs, MCSs of pieces of died tissues being stretched out. HASs of Indian woman cooking "chapatis" (Indian bread). CSs, MCSs of a strolling Indian musician playing a traditional stringed instrument in the grounds of a palace near Jaipur. MSs, MCS of a camel being driven by an Indian man through city street followed by MCSs of pedestrians, vehicles, bicycles "cycle-ricshaw", tourists on elephant drive. CU of a driver called "Mahout".


Excerpt from
In Praise of Hands/Hommage aux mains
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080