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Bisha [electronic resource] : the awesome fire test / / Lily Films ; produced & directed by Elia Sides, Nira Sherman-Sides ; anthropologist & consultant, Joseph Ginat.

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Publication:
New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1997.
Series:
Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (52 min.).
Subjects:
Bedouins -- Social life and customs.
Ordeal -- Middle East.
Form/Genre:
Ethnographic films.
Language:
This edition in Arabic with English subtitles.
Summary:
"The Bisha ceremony is the ultimate ordeal for revealing the truth. Suspects lick a white-hot iron pan with their tongues. If they are scorched, it shows they are lying: if not, they have unequivocally proven their innocence"--Original container.
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2012. (Ethnographic video online). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Ginat, J.
Hyman, Gerald F. , Narrator
Sherman-Sides, Nira. , Director, Producer
Sides, Elia. , Director, Producer
Alexander Street Press.
Filmakers Library, inc. , Distributor
Lily Films.
OCLC:
747796393
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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