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Bene Israel [videorecording] : a family portrait / directed and produced by Karen Nathanson, Jean-François Fernandez.

Other Title:
Family portrait
Publication:
Waltham, MA : National Center for Jewish Film, [199-?]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (32 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Bene-Israel.
Jews -- India -- Social life and customs.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
Spoken parts in Marathi with English subtitles; credits in English.
System Details:
VHS format.
Summary:
Examines the customs, ceremonies, and rituals of the Bene-Israel, descendants of Jews shipwrecked on the Konkan Coast of India 2,000 years ago as they fled from the persecution of Antiochus Epiphanus in ancient Israel.
Credits:
Editor, Diane Maroger.
Notes:
Title on screen also in Marathi.
Contributor:
Nathanson, Karen. , Director, Producer
Fernandez, Jean-François. , Director, Producer
National Center for Jewish Film. , Distributor
OCLC:
40190836
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