Films and videos

The Mission Archives has several hundred films in 8 and 16 mm format. In addition there are large quantities of videos of many types.

Films from the Mission Archives published on YouTube

In cooperation with the Mission Archives a selection of historic films have been published by the University of Stavanger. See the UiS YouTube playlist "Mission archives".

  • Published: 2012-10-23

"Mangarano - de utstøttes by" - a missionary film from Madagascar

This is a film in 16 mm format from the leprosy village Mangarano, "the town for the excluded ones", produced by the Norwegian Mission Society.

Hallgeir Skretting has made a digital video recording of the film. It is available in wmw-format from a server at the University of Stavanger. See also our presentation of his Master Thesis about missionary films.

  • Published: 2011-02-20

"Tananarive" - a missionary film from Madagascar

This is the first film, in 16 mm format, from Antananarivo, Madagascar produced by the Norwegian Mission Society.

Hallgeir Skretting has made a digital video recording of the film. It is available in wmw-format from a server at the University of Stavanger. See also our presentation of his Master Thesis about missionary films.

  • Published: 2011-02-20

"Vangaindrano" - a missionary film from Madagascar

This is the first film, in 16 mm format, from Madagascar produced by the Norwegian Mission Society.

Hallgeir Skretting has made a digital video recording of the film. It is available in wmw-format from a server at the University of Stavanger. See also our presentation of his Master Thesis about missionary films.

  • Published: 2011-02-20

"Koto - som ville på skole" - a missionary film from Madagascar

This is a film in 16 mm format from the collection of "NMS Filmsentral". The film is in color and a soundtrack is added. "Koto" is the short form of the name of the boy from Madagascar who is portrayed in the film.

Hallgeir Skretting has made a digital video recording of the film. It is available in wmw-format from a server at the University of Stavanger. See also our presentation of his Master Thesis about missionary films.

  • Published: 2008-03-02