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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4, The Middle East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
In this moving and at times disturbing film, Pete travels throughout the Middle East encountering Whirling Dervishes, folk religion of the Alevis and more. Peter Owen Jones explores the roots of religious conflict in the Middle East. His month-long journey starts in Jerusalem with sites sacred to three of the worl...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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Celestial Empire, 15, A Nation of Diversity
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composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 15 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
The vast land of China is home to 55 recognized distinct minority groups. Although approximately 93 percent of the country is Han Chinese, each of these groups is still distinguished by language, culture and religious affiliation.
composed by Paul Skorich, fl. 1980; produced by William J. Mcabian, in Celestial Empire, 15 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2000), 26 mins
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Illusion
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directed by Sumitra Peries, 1935-; performed by Ravindra Randeniya, fl. 1972-2013, Swarna Mallawarachchi, fl. 1967-2013 and Sanath Gunatillake, fl. 1980-2006 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1984), 1 hour 33 mins
This drama was directed by Sumitra Peries and features Sanath Gunatillake, Swarna Mallawarachchi, and Ravindra Randeniya.
directed by Sumitra Peries, 1935-; performed by Ravindra Randeniya, fl. 1972-2013, Swarna Mallawarachchi, fl. 1967-2013 and Sanath Gunatillake, fl. 1980-2006 (Sri Lanka: Lester James Peries Productions, 1984), 1 hour 33 mins
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Lañinbwil's Gift
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directed by Jack Niedenthal, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Chutaro, fl. 2010; produced by Jack Niedenthal, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Chutaro, fl. 2010 (Microwave Films, 2011), 1 hour 39 mins
Lañinbwil's Gift is the story of Jacob, an old island man with a complicated secret. When Jacob was a teenager, a noniep, a Marshallese fairy known for helping troubled souls, transformed him from a homeless simpleton into a normal young man. This favor, however, came with a huge cost: The noniep made Jacob promi...
directed by Jack Niedenthal, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Chutaro, fl. 2010; produced by Jack Niedenthal, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Chutaro, fl. 2010 (Microwave Films, 2011), 1 hour 39 mins
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Maryam's Sins
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directed by Parisa Shahandeh, fl. 2003 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 31 mins
In southwest Iran, a man commits a 'chastity murder' -- he beheads his 7-year-old daughter when he believes that she had been raped by her uncle. Through interviews with the family members (including two young children who had witnessed the murder) and law enforcement officers, the after-effects of this horrific...
directed by Parisa Shahandeh, fl. 2003 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 31 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 7, Rana
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directed by Deborah Kingsland, fl. 1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 7 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 18 mins
The story of a young Muslim girl student living in a crowded section of Old Delhi. The customary veiling of women (Purdah) and impending marriage by arrangement are examined.
directed by Deborah Kingsland, fl. 1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 7 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 18 mins
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A Tree Without Roots
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; performed by Chandni, fl. 1998-2002, Raisul Islam Asad, fl. 1985-2011 and Towquir Ahmed, fl. 2002 (Bangladesh: Privately Published), 1 hour 49 mins
Majid, a traveling Mullah (religious leader), comes across a rural village in East Bengal. When he convinces the villagers that an old tomb within their village houses the remains of a holy man, they turn it into a shrine and he becomes their religious leader, urging them to live as devout Muslims and berating th...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; performed by Chandni, fl. 1998-2002, Raisul Islam Asad, fl. 1985-2011 and Towquir Ahmed, fl. 2002 (Bangladesh: Privately Published), 1 hour 49 mins
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야고보의 5월
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directed by Kim Dong-won, fl. 1998-2008 (South Korea: CinemaDAL), 14 mins
James contemplates the meaning of life on his birthday, as he tries to reconcile his Christian upbringing with the stark realities of life. The next day, a letter from his godfather provides much needed comfort. Festivals: Focus On- Korean Retrospective, 11th Jeonju International Film Festival.
directed by Kim Dong-won, fl. 1998-2008 (South Korea: CinemaDAL), 14 mins
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Ah, Man
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directed by Lee Sung-hee, fl. 2008-2008; performed by Je-Hoon Lee, fl. 2008 (South Korea: Korea National University of Arts, 2008), 12 mins
This drama was directed by Lee Sung-hee.
directed by Lee Sung-hee, fl. 2008-2008; performed by Je-Hoon Lee, fl. 2008 (South Korea: Korea National University of Arts, 2008), 12 mins
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Ainikien Jidjid Ilo Boñ: The Sound of Crickets at Night
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directed by Jack Niedenthal, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Chutaro, fl. 2010; produced by Jack Niedenthal, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Chutaro, fl. 2010 (Microwave Films, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins
Ainikien Jidjid ilo Boñ (The Sound of Crickets at Night) is the story of a family displaced as a result of nuclear testing on Bikini Atoll and now living in exile on Ejit Island on Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Kali, a darling-though-curious 10-year-old Bikinian girl, watches in dismay as her mother and f...
directed by Jack Niedenthal, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Chutaro, fl. 2010; produced by Jack Niedenthal, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Chutaro, fl. 2010 (Microwave Films, 2012), 1 hour 20 mins
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