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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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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 5, United States of America
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 56 mins
Pete is in the most religiously diverse country in the world, the USA. He discovers a dangerous side to the Bible Belt when he gets too close to the serpent-handlers in the Appalachian mountains, before taking his seat at a table-tipping séance. He continues to challenge his own faith when he comes face to face w...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 56 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 6, The Indian Subcontinent
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
Pete explores Karma in a Tibetan Buddhist monastery high in the mountains and attends the 300th anniversary of a Sikh guru. Pete travels from the Nepalese Himalayas to the south of India to make sense of the mystery of Indian religions. He finds out about the transmigration of the soul, karma, the pantheon of gods...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 7, Latin America
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
Pete meets a Candomble priestess at her house on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro and takes a mind-expanding hallucinogen with a New Age community in the forests of Brazil. In Latin America, Pete smokes cigars with ‘Mother Death’ in Mexico, ventures deep into a Bolivian mine to meet a terrifying god of the unde...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 8, Europe
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
Returning to his home continent, Pete finds a number of unexpected rituals and sects, including underground New Age temples in Italy and shamans in Norway. Pete ends his religious odyssey in Europe, his home continent, where he discovers a series of unexpected and surprising rituals and sects: huge underground New...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 53 mins
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Cathedral, 3, Cathedral, Episode 3: Christmas Day
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directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 3 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 57 mins
Christmas Day in Canterbury Cathedral. Archbishop Rowan Williams and his family reflect on the meaning of Christmas, and the choristers open their stockings. Meanwhile, artist Mark McGowan sets off to crawl from London to Canterbury to draw attention to the plight of the homeless at Christmas.
directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 3 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 57 mins
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Cathedral, 5, Hoping and Praying
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directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 5 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
Holy Week – Archbishop Rowan Williams reflects on the future of the Anglican church. Priests come to renew their vows and the Cathedral hosts two services – one for those who agree with the ordination of women, and one for those who don’t. The Archbishop washes the feet of worshippers and welcomes thousands...
directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 5 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
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Cathedral, 6, Old School Ties
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directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 6 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 50 mins
The oldest place of learning in England lies within the Precincts of Canterbury Cathedral. It’s the King’s School and, in the sixth of his documentaries on a year in the life of Canterbury Cathedral, Peter Williams talks to pupils and teachers about ambition, relationships and the world outside the precincts t...
directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 6 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 50 mins
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