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Serpent mother [videorecording] / a film by Allen Moore and Ákos Östör ; produced by Robert Gardner and Ákos Östör for the Film Study Center, Harvard University.

Other records:
Other Title:
Pleasing God. Serpent mother [videorecording]
Publication:
Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, c2007.
Series:
Pleasing God
Pleasing God
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Manasā (Hindu deity) -- Cult -- India -- Bishnupur.
Hinduism -- India -- Bishnupur.
Hindu sects -- India -- Bishnupur.
Hinduism -- Doctrines.
Bishnupur (India) -- Religious life and customs.
India -- Religious life and customs.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Religious films.
Language:
English and Bengali with English voiceover.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
Shows how the Bengalis in the town of Bishnupur worship the snake goddess Manasā, a deity of the earth who is close to the day-to-day concerns of agrarian life.
Credits:
Cinematography, Allen Moore ; Editors, Allen Moore, Ákos Östör.
Notes:
Originally produced in 1986.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Moore, Allen. , Producer, Editor, Cinematographer
Östör, Ákos. , Producer
Gardner, Robert, 1925- , Producer
Harvard University. Film Study Center. , Producer
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm) , Distributor
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
OCLC:
62164985
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