|Film Description:||Reel 55 of 65|
ShotlistReel 55 of 65
Producer Watson Kintner
Audio/Visual silent, color
Notes received from Mr. Yiannis Neophytou, June 2009 by email:
Only part of this video referred to Phini Village. The person preparing the
large Jar (know as pitharia), is Mr. Yiannakis Pilavakis. His brother Mr.
Theophanis Pilavakis [who]founded the Pilavakion Museum dedicated to the family's
and village traditional pottery arts. The last Jar produced by Mr. Yiannakis
Pilavakis dated in 1972, is currently exhibited among other Jars at the
Pilavakion Museum located at Phini Village.
F16-0398 1969: Reel 55: Cyprus. June 20-21. Phini. Asbestos mines. Lagoudera Panagia. Podithou. Archangelos.
Adding clay coil to previous days work on pot that requires 49 days: note technique (under exposed),
Working on top part of pot.
Smoothing new coil using cloth and hand tool.
Adding clay coil to other pots.
Making large pot: first step: shaping clay with heel of hand, adding layer of leaves to base to retain moisture, finishing base
Asbestos mine of Amiandos Mining Co.: note radar dome atop Mt.
Olympus, (many distant pan shots).
Asbestos area. Terrace farming, (pan shots).
Fresco in Byzantine church at Lagoudera (1193 A.D).
Fresco in covered church of Panayia Podithou (1502): panel of 2 saints.
Frescoes (with white soot): 6 examples (some underexposed).
Stone church or Monastery of Archangelos: exterior view, note wooden double roof.
Five Icons: golden
Altar: carved and gilt, with Paintings.
Frescoes: life of Christ
Roof: exterior view, with Mr. Kintner's guide.
|Film Creator:||Watson Kintner|
|Contributor:||Notes received from Mr. Yiannis Neophytou, June 2009 by email|
|Topics:||Phini, Asbestos mines, Lagoudhera Panayia, Podithou, Archangelos, Ceramics, Pottery|
|Tags:||Archangelos | Asbestos mines | Ceramics | Lagoudhera Panayia | Phini | Podithou | Pottery|
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