Amir an Afghan refugee musician's life in Peshawar, Pakistan / National Film and Television School in association with the Royal Anthropological Institute ; directed and edited by John Baily

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Subjects: Musicians--Pakistan--Peshawar--Social life and customs
Musicians--Afghanistan--Social life and customs
Music--Pakistan--Peshawar
Music--Afghanistan
Refugees--Afghanistan--Social conditions
Refugees--Pakistan--Peshawar--Social conditions
Ethnomusicology
Documentary films
Biographical films
Peshawar (Pakistan)--Social life and customs
Amir Muhammad, 1931-1997
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: Persian, Pushto, Summary is in English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [S.l.] : National Film and Television School, Royal Anthropological Institute ; Watertown, MA : [Distributed by The Royal Anthropological Institute], 1986
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Additional Authors: Amir Muhammad, 1931-1997
Khan, Shah Wali
Khan, Satar
Sultani, A. W
Baily, John, 1943-
National Film and Television School
Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Notes: VHS
In Dari (Afghan Persian) and Pashto with English subtitles
Amir Mohammad, Shah Wali Khan, Satar Khan ... [et al.], musicians ; A.W. Sultani, John Baily, researchers/interviewers
Credits: Photographed by Wayne Derrick
Filmed in Peshawar and Swat, Pakistan from May 4 to June 5, 1985
Videocassette release of the 1985 motion picture
Summary: Musician Amir Mohammad moved from Herat, Afghanistan to Peshawar, Pakistan in 1979 as a result of the Marxist regime and civil war in his homeland. Through him viewers are introduced both to Afghan music and to the poverty and isolation faced by refugees
Prix Special de Jury, Bilan Ethnographique, Musee de l'Homme, 1986; Society of Visual Anthropology, Award of Excellence, 1989
OCLC Number: 28041404