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La ofrenda [videorecording] : the Days of the Dead / a film by Lourdes Portillo and Susana Muñoz

Catalog Data

Author:
Portillo, Lourdes  Search this
Muñoz, Susana  Search this
Omori, Emiko  Search this
Johnson, Fenton  Search this
Rich, B. Ruby  Search this
Xochitl Films (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Folklore
Place:
Mexico
California
Date:
1990
[1990], c1989
Summary:
Documents Mexican and Mexican American observances of Los Dias de Muertos. Emphasizes the enduring meaningfulness of practices and beliefs regarding death which appear pre-Columbian in origin.
Topic:
Documentary films  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
All Souls' Day  Search this
All Saints' Day  Search this
Death  Search this
Folklore  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
video 001187
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_973316