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GN-21615-83

Institute for the Study of Human Issues (Philadelphia, PA 19104-3318)
Deirdre LaPin (Project Director: 12/08/1982 to present)

Sons of the Moon: Cosmology and Lunar Observatories in Africa (Post-production: TV/Film Documentary)

To support production completion of a documentary film about the anthropologi- cal significance of the first lunar observatory sites discovered in Africa. Thefilm also depicts the controlling influence of moon symbolism on the culture and life of a West African people, the Ngas (Angas) of Nigeria.

Project fields:
Anthropology

Program:
Media, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$58,771 (approved)
$58,771 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1983 – 12/31/1984