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The sons of Eboshi [electronic resource] / produced by National Museum of Ethnology ; directed by Yasuhiro Omori.

Publication:
Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, c2007.
Format/Description:
Video
1 streaming video (81 min.) : sd., col.
Series:
Ethnographic video online.

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Subjects:
Shinto -- Customs and practices.
Japan -- Social life and customs.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Language:
In Japanese with English narration.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
Four young men take part in traditional coming-of-age Eboshi-Gi rites in Shizuhara, a village in Japan's Kyoto province. The Shinto ceremony of Samurai orgin marks the young men's passage into adulthood and initiates them into the local youth association.Families prepare for the Eboshi-Gi with extravagent banqueting and the young men practice the recitation of verses and gather symbolic decorations. The film documents the deep respect for tradition still held in this area of modern Japan.
Credits:
Co-director Junkichi Watari.
Notes:
Title from title frames (Ethnographic video online, viewed on March 6, 2012).
Filmed in April-June 1979 and originally released in 1986.
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2010. (Ethnographic video online). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Omori, Yasuhiro, 1943- , Director
Watari, Junkichi. , Director
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm) , Distributor
OCLC:
297675312
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.