• Short Summary

    THREE DAYS OF CELEBRATIONS AND THE GREATEST FOLK LORE FESTIVAL OF THE BERBER TRIBES HAVE JUST ENDED (MONDAY) IN THE MIDDLE "ATLAS" MOUNTAINS OF MOROCCO.

  • Description

    1.
    GV TRIBESMEN GATHERED AT MARKET
    0.06

    2.
    MV TRIBESMEN IN CROWD
    0.12

    3.
    CU GROUP
    0.16

    4.
    CU MAN TILT DOWN TO GOAT CARCASE HE IS HOLDING
    0.24

    5.
    CV WOOL BEING WEIGHED
    0.29

    6.
    CU MEN MOVING
    0.34

    7.
    SV TRIBESMEN LOOK ON
    0.38

    8.
    GV CAMELS IN CAMEL MARKET
    0.42

    9.
    GV ACTIVITY IN CAMEL SECTION
    0.47

    10.
    MV MEN ROUND CAMEL
    0.51

    11.
    CU A CAMEL CHEWING
    0.55

    12.
    CU TRIBESMEN SINGING TO BEATING DRUM
    0.58

    13.
    MV BERBER GIRLS
    1.02

    14.
    CU DRUMMER
    1.06

    15.
    CU SHY BERBER GIRLS
    1.12

    16.
    GV MARKET
    1.16

    17.
    GV ANOTHER ANGLE
    1.21



    Initials JNT/S/JF/PC



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THREE DAYS OF CELEBRATIONS AND THE GREATEST FOLK LORE FESTIVAL OF THE BERBER TRIBES HAVE JUST ENDED (MONDAY) IN THE MIDDLE "ATLAS" MOUNTAINS OF MOROCCO.

    THEY WERE CONDUCTED ON THE "PLATEAU OF THE LAKES" TOWERING MORE THAN 7,500 FT.(2,500 METRES) INTO THE AIR.

    THE FESTIVAL INCLUDED THE WHOLE RANGE OF BERBER FOLK LORE; ONE OF THE MOST TYPICAL TRADITIONS IS THE ENGAGEMENT OF YOUNG PEOPLE WHO MEET AT THE FESTIVAL.THEN WATCHED BY THEIR PARENTS, THEY GO THROUGH THE MARRIAGE CEREMONY.THIS TRADITION BELONGS MAINLY TO THE AIR HADDIDOU PEOPLE, LARGEST TRIBE IN THAT AREA OF MOROCCO.

    THIS TIME OF THE YEAR WITH THE CELEBRATIONS CO-INCIDES WITH THE BEGINNING OF THE RAINY SEASON, SO THE MARRIAGES ARE ALSO ASSOCIATED WITH FERTILITY RITES.

    (THE DISTRICT IS A WEAVING CENTRE WITH A LARGE SHEEP AND CAMEL MARKET).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9OLC4TSJKMDZ8PRMKS8745X20
    Media URN:
    VLVA9OLC4TSJKMDZ8PRMKS8745X20
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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