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    Iruya 1996
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    Preloran, Jorge 1933-2009
    Iruya 1996
    Phy. Description: 
    one DVD (20.5 minutes) sound color DVD reference
    one videocassette (20.5 minutes) sound color Betacam video master
    one film reel (733 feet) sound color 16mm master film
    one film reel (733 feet) sound color 16mm archival original
    Digital Reference: 
    Video clip
    Edited ethnographic film by Jorge Preloran documents celebrations in honor of Our Lady of the Rosary, patroness of Iruya, a remote village in the Zenta Mountains, Salta Province, Argentina. The celebrations include performances in pantomime and ritual dances which are reminiscent of the Autos Sacramentales of the 17th and 18th centuries in Spain. Shot in 1966. Produced at the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán with assistance from the Fondo Nacional de las Artes.
    Language Note: 
    In Spanish
    Donated by Jorge Preloran in 2007.
    Cite as: 
    Courtesy of Jorge Preloran
    General Note: 
    title from credits (published work)--archival collection
    Supplementary materials: audio tapes, still photographs, production files, correspondence, promotional materials and press clippings.
    Re-edited version of film of same title released in 1968. This version has new titles and soundtrack. It is unknown if footage was added or removed.
    Funding Note: 
    Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research supported processing and the National Film Preservation Foundation and the Smithsonian Latino Center supported preservation of the Jorge Preloran Film Collection.
    Cataloging supported by Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee
    Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
    Language and culture
    Subject - Geographical: 
    South America
    Form / Genre: 
    Motion pictures (visual works)
    Repository Loc: 
    Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
    Local Number: 
    HSFA 2007.10.24
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