STK-ID 54969

MLSs of irrigation canal in arid landscape near village of Tarbela, MCS of electric water pump inside station, PAN to MS of water flowing out of pipe into canal (1:27). MCS of little boy walking in desert carrying basket above his head (0:15). MS of water flowing out of pipe into canal, a few shepherds with a small herd of sheep come in view, walking along canal, shots of water flowing in canal (1:54). MSs of old man herding a few cows and carrying a bundle of shrubs on his back (0:46). MS of ox-powered Persian water wheel (pump), PAN LEFT to MS of water flowing from small pipe (0:38).


Excerpt from
The Land: A New Priority
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486