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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, 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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Desperately Seeking Madonna?
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directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 49 mins
Everyman follows four English women on a package-tour pilgrimage to Bosnia. Every day for 15 years, the Virgin Mary has appeared to a group of six young Croatians. They are the Medjugorjian visionaries. Four of them have daily visions at the same time wherever they are. The other two have twice-yearly visitations....
directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1996), 49 mins
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Dying Alone
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directed by Ashok Prasad, fl. 1992; produced by Ashok Prasad, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2000), 49 mins
In a busy city such as London, each year hundreds of elderly people are found to have died alone in their houses, and no trace of a relative can be found. In this compelling and moving film, two council workers show how their jobs involve them in piecing together the lives, religious beliefs, last wishes and final...
directed by Ashok Prasad, fl. 1992; produced by Ashok Prasad, fl. 1992 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2000), 49 mins
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God's Candidates
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directed by Leanne Pooley, fl. 1991; produced by Leanne Pooley, fl. 1991 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 52 mins
Who will succeed Pope John Paul II? Following his death, the race will be on to find his successor. This film charts the search for God's representative on Earth, in Africa, South America, Italy and the US.
directed by Leanne Pooley, fl. 1991; produced by Leanne Pooley, fl. 1991 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 52 mins
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