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El Masna

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1961
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Egypt
Peter Davis’ first film: ‘I made my first documentary film in 1961, entitled El Masna (The Factory), for Swedish television. It was shot in an Egyptian village where young artisans made tapestries depicting everyday scenes.’
Physical formats available:
16mm
Digital formats available:
Quicktime (Pro Res)
Audio & visual:
Sound, Black & White
Director: Peter Davis
Collection
Peter Davis
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Collection of Peter Davis Stills, Films, and related items in the archive.
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Harrania, Egypt 1962
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Stills taken during Peter Davis’ production of the film, El Masna. n 1951, Wissa Wassef founded the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre near the Giza Pyramids to teach young Egyptian villagers how to create art and tapestries.
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