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Adelante (Forward)
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directed by Noam Osband, fl. 2012-2014; produced by Noam Osband, fl. 2012-2014 (Noam Osband, 2014), 50 mins
Adelante showcases an Irish Catholic church on the outskirts of Philadelphia that is attracting the patronage of Mexican immigrants in the area. With a personal glimpse at the lives of the vibrant community members - a remarkable Irish American priest, young Mexican immigrants, and older Irish parishioners - the...
directed by Noam Osband, fl. 2012-2014; produced by Noam Osband, fl. 2012-2014 (Noam Osband, 2014), 50 mins
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Afterlife
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(Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 51 mins
Death is one of life’s certainties and the one thing we all have in common. But what happens after we die? 'Afterlife' takes us on a fascinating trip into the remote villages and urban jungles of Asia, exploring old and new ways of ritualising death and celebrating the afterlife with traditions that have existed...
(Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 51 mins
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American Muslim Teens Talk
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produced by Islam Project (New York, NY: Independent Production Fund, 2004), 32 mins
Thrust into the media spotlight post 9/11, Muslim teenagers in the United States have faced suspicion and often, intolerance. This half-hour video features nine teens in a refreshing, first-person look at modern Muslim American youth who illustrate the diversity that is Islam: they are African-American, American-C...
produced by Islam Project (New York, NY: Independent Production Fund, 2004), 32 mins
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American Mystic
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directed by Alex Mar; composed by Nathan Larson, 1970-; produced by Nicholas Shumaker (Alive Mind, 2010), 1 hour 22 mins
Set against the rich, color-soaked backdrop of America's rural landscapes, Alex Mar's lyrical first work is a bold and artful documentary that braids together the stories of three young Americans who have chosen to sacrifice comforts in order to embrace the fringes of alternative religion. The subjects include Chu...
directed by Alex Mar; composed by Nathan Larson, 1970-; produced by Nicholas Shumaker (Alive Mind, 2010), 1 hour 22 mins
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 3, Utopian Promise
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produced by Ian McCluskey, fl. 2003 and Carla Farrell Frazier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

When British colonists landed in the Americas, they created communities that they hoped would serve as a "light onto the nations." But what role would the native inhabitants play in this new model community? This program compares the answers of two important groups, the Puritans and Quakers, and exposes the lastin...

produced by Ian McCluskey, fl. 2003 and Carla Farrell Frazier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 3 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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Ancient Mysteries, Sacred Places
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produced by Filmroos Inc., in Ancient Mysteries (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins
When the pyramids were being built and Stonehenge was new, the world was a magical and mysterious place. Throughout the world, man built incredible monuments and mysterious buildings to mark the passing of time and kings, to track the movements of the heavens, to glorify their gods and celebrate their victories. S...
produced by Filmroos Inc., in Ancient Mysteries (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 1 hour 2 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 1, Australasia and the Pacific Ring of Fire
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
To find out how tribal faiths have survived into the 21st Century, Pete witnesses a stabbing ritual in Sulawesi, baby smoking in Alice Springs and fertility festivals in the Philippines. Pete Owen Jones travels to Australasia to find out how tribal faiths have survived into the 21st Century. He goes into the Austr...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2, The Far East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
Pete observes a purification ritual during the Shinto Oto Matsuri fire festival and finds out how war helped to create the biggest church in the world. Pete encounters the exotic and inscrutable religions of the Far East, from anarchic Buddhist Naked Man and Shinto Fire festivals in Japan to enlightening Taoist mo...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 48 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3, Africa
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
From sacrifices in honour of Voodoo spirits in the west to a rock-hewn church in the highlands of northern Ethiopia, Pete explores the spiritual traditions of Africa. In a gruelling journey through the continent where all human life began, Pete hopes to get a glimpse of Man’s first experience of the divine. Sett...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
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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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