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Image India: Monthly Ancestral Offerings 1969

Catalog Data

Physical description:
reference 1 film reel (288 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Asia
India
Date:
1969
Notes:
Title from credits (published work) - study collection
Dir.by H. Daniel Smith, Prod.by H.D. Smith: Hindu Ways Series, Film Marketing Division Syracuse University
Film prints formerly used for courses in Asian and Religious studies at Carleton College were deposited in HSFA in 2005. Films were made by various filmmakers and production companies and distributed by various educational distribution companies.
16mm film prints
Summary:
Edited film: Depicts the reverential offerings made by the Hindus to departed ancestors. Provides an understanding of how ritualism defines even eschatological hope in Hinduism, and indicates why a son is regarded highly. Filmed within the Tengalai brahman community of Srivaisnavas.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Hinduism  Search this
Religious--beliefs  Search this
Ritual and Celebration  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2005.10.74
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives L:0
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Carleton College Collection
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_305876