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The Day of The Dead
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produced by Calavera Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 24 mins
The Mexican character, shaped by the fusion of Christianity and indigenous religion, is perhaps epitomized in the celebration of the Day of the Dead. This fanciful film takes us to the village of Patzcuaro, where, like villages all over Mexico, on October 31 people return home from everywhere to celebrate their an...
produced by Calavera Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 24 mins
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Everyman, Death's Door
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directed by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 49 mins
A journey into a world rarely glimpsed in western society - death. This film observes what happens to people once they die, and looks at the work of those who deal with the dead - funeral arrangers, mortuary attendants, Coroner's officers, embalmers, priests, funeral organists, cremator operators and gravediggers.
directed by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 49 mins
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Everyman, Death in Brighton
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directed by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 49 mins
A film that introduces the colourful characters that work for Brighton and Hove bereavement services. They are the men and woman who bury or cremate the dead and for whom humour is a saving grace and death a way of life.
directed by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Ben Fox, fl. 1993-2016, in Everyman (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1998), 49 mins
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Expedition Egypt, Land Of Magic
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directed by Joshua Alper; produced by Joshua Alper, Greystone Communications, in Expedition Egypt (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 41 mins
This documentary, produced by A&E Television, is about the role of magic in ancient Egypt.
directed by Joshua Alper; produced by Joshua Alper, Greystone Communications, in Expedition Egypt (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 41 mins
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In Search of History, Last Rites: Death Ceremonies
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produced by Thomas Fuchs, Filmroos Inc., in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 2 hours 1 mins
Mankind’s oldest rituals involve death. From simple burial to the months-long process of mummification perfected by the ancient Egyptians, the ways we deal with death offer a window into the soul of humanity. LAST RITES is a revealing look at the ways different societies around the world and throughout history h...
produced by Thomas Fuchs, Filmroos Inc., in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 2 hours 1 mins
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Les Morts, Source de Vie: Allocution Prononcée au Service Funèbre Annuel de la Société Israélite de Bienfaisance, le 17 Décembre 1899
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written by Armand Bloch, 1861-1923, in Franco-Jewish Pamphlets, of Alliance Israélite Universelle (Paris, Ile-de-France), Reel 4 (Brussels, Bruxelles Region: Imprimerie Papeterie Michel Van Dantzig, 1899), 16 page(s)
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Waiting for Armageddon
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directed by David Heilbroner, 1957-, Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017 and Kate Davis, 1960-; produced by David Heilbroner, 1957- and Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 14 mins
America’s 50-million strong Evangelical community is convinced that the world’s future is foretold in Biblical prophecy, from the Rapture to the Battle of Armageddon. Waiting for Armageddon explores this apocalyptic worldview, from the homefront in America to the future battlefield of Israel. By weaving Christ...
directed by David Heilbroner, 1957-, Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017 and Kate Davis, 1960-; produced by David Heilbroner, 1957- and Franco Sacchi, fl. 2002-2017 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 14 mins
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Heaven:  Beyond The Grave
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directed by Douglas Brooks West; produced by Douglas Brooks West (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2007), 48 mins
Explores the concept of Heaven and its rich history. Trace the evolution of the idea of an afterlife, from ancient Egypt through the Renaissance to the Puritans. Within the confines of Christian theology, explore the question of whether those who don't accept Jesus Christ can be admitted to Heaven, and go beyond t...
directed by Douglas Brooks West; produced by Douglas Brooks West (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2007), 48 mins
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Mediums: Talking to the Dead, Part 1
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in Mediums: Talking to the Dead (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 59 mins
People in Britain are turning, in ever increasing numbers, to mediums and psychics for comfort, information and a sense of resolution. In this exploration of modern spiritualism and its place in society today, the work of three prominent mediums is assessed and scrutinised. Gordon 'The Psychic Barber' Smith; Sharo...
in Mediums: Talking to the Dead (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 59 mins
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Mediums: Talking to the Dead, Part 3
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directed by Jane Beckwith, fl. 2004; produced by Jane Beckwith, fl. 2004 and Jane Bowers, in Mediums: Talking to the Dead (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 59 mins
People in Britain are turning, in ever increasing numbers, to mediums and psychics for comfort, information and a sense of resolution. In this exploration of modern spiritualism and its place in society today, the work of three prominent mediums is assessed and scrutinised. Gordon 'The Psychic Barber' Smith; Sharo...
directed by Jane Beckwith, fl. 2004; produced by Jane Beckwith, fl. 2004 and Jane Bowers, in Mediums: Talking to the Dead (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2004), 59 mins
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