STK-ID 38890

Near Morelia, Mexico, MS, MCS of a woman sitting on the ground, children beside her, fashioning parts of a statuette out of clay. HAMS of her working. MCSs of her hands while she is working. MS of her adding details to the head of a statuette. MCS of one of the decorative fantasies. MCS, CSs of her hands fashioning parts of the statuette. MCS of a kind of blast-furnace, on outside ground, a man putting wood in it. MSs, PAN over the top of the furnace to MCS on it. MS of children giving pieces of wood to the man to put in the furnace, to keep the fire going. MS from the furnace to PAN over the top of the furnace. MCSs to ZOOM on a woman opening the doors of a display case showing miniature objects. Static MCS and CSs of the display and objects. CSs, PAN of the display of handicrafts from different countries.


Excerpt from
In Praise of Hands/Hommage aux mains
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Born Digital, ProRes
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
2048x1556, 1920 x 1080