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Endangered civilizations, Between Eagle and Crescent - The Tatars in Podlachia
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directed by Tamara Soloniewicz, 1938-2000; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987 and Ewa Wozna, fl. 1998, Telewizja Polska, Walewska Productions, Samarka Productions, ArcH'Organisation, Cinquiéme and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2000), 49 mins
Astride the Polish-Bielorussian border, wooden mosques overhang two small Tatar villages. Built by Muslim Tatars who settled in the region at the end of the 17th century, their origins are older and come from Poland invasion by Gengis Khan's hordes in 1241. Even if the contemporary Tatars have been assimilated int...
directed by Tamara Soloniewicz, 1938-2000; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987 and Ewa Wozna, fl. 1998, Telewizja Polska, Walewska Productions, Samarka Productions, ArcH'Organisation, Cinquiéme and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2000), 49 mins
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Endangered civilizations, The Szeptuchy from Podlachia - Between Magic and Prayer
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directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Viktor Skrzynecki, fl. 1998; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987 and Ewa Wozna, fl. 1998, Telewizja Polska, Walewska Productions, Samarka Productions, ArcH'Organisation, Cinquiéme and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1998), 52 mins
Podlachia lies almost on the border between Bielorussia and Poland. It is a meeting place between Eastern and Western cultures, a unique blend of orthodoxy and Roman catholicism. In this remote area, the isolation of most villages enables pagan beliefs and practices to resist the teachings of the Orthodox Church....
directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Viktor Skrzynecki, fl. 1998; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987 and Ewa Wozna, fl. 1998, Telewizja Polska, Walewska Productions, Samarka Productions, ArcH'Organisation, Cinquiéme and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1998), 52 mins
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