Show: Strata Portraits of Humanity

Episode: 0412 Strata: Portraits of Humanity, September 2018


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Episode Description:

(1) The art of making the Lanzhou Waterwheel was all but lost in the 21st century. Duan Yicun, the 20th descendent of the original Chinese Yellow River Waterwheel inventor, struggles to compete in the modern waterwheel market and to pass on the heritage of his craft. (2) In a ceremony with much meaning to Shiite Muslims in Iran, but which has much more ancient origins, a group of traditional people in Shahrud, Semnan Province, perform their ablution a few hours before the start of Nowruz, the Iranian New Year.

Episode Short Description: Lanzhou Waterwheel; Iranian New Year ritual

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[HD File Downloads]: 8

[Total File Downloads]: 17

 


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File Name of SD Episode: 0412_Strata_September_Edition_2018_SD.mpg

Total SD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:28:30

File Size of SD Episode Video: 928,069,632 Bytes

Resolution of SD Episode Video: 720x480

Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 13:31


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File Name of HD Episode Video: 0412_Strata_September_Edition_2018_HD.mp4

Total HD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:28:30

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Date HD Episode Video Uploaded: Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 13:32