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Identifier:

  • 94802 (Source: National Archives)

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Country of Production:

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Length:

695 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

B&W

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

National Archives list of titled amateur films

Description:

"On the Baptist Kimpese Mission Station, Republic of the Congo." National Archives.

Resources:

This film is one of ten produced by the Garners as part of the Africa Motion Picture Project of 1938, which was funded by church denominations and the Harmon Foundation (Movie Makers, Nov. 1939, 559).

Virginia Garner, Images Out of Africa: The Virginia Garner Diaries of the Africa Motion Picture Project, University Press of America, 2011.

This film is a part of the Harmon Foundation Collection held by National Archives.

Locations:

  • Kimpese, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Filming)

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Repository:

Harmon Foundation Collection, National Archives

Viewing Notes:

"Reel 1: Shows Swedish, British and Congolese missionaries teaching academic, religious and health subjects to Congolese. Reel 2: Missionaries teach agricultural and horticultural methods," via National Archives.