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Connecting traditions. Sand and foam (Oman) [electronic resource] / by Alexandre Mostras.

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Publication:
Paris : ZED, 2013.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (53 minutes)
Subjects:
Bedouins -- Oman.
Deserts -- Oman.
Oman.
Form/Genre:
Ethnographic films.
Documentary films.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
data file
Summary:
All around the world, mankind perpetuates traditions, passing down skills and a way of life to future generations. Whether this involves rituals or mastery of techniques, handing down customs is a way of reinforcing the identity and singularity of a group of individuals in keeping with their lifestyle and their environment. Through the discovery of some exceptional locations, Alexandre Mostras leads us on an encounter with the last guardians of a unique heritage. In a first-person travelogue, he recounts the simple tale of a community and the importance of inter-generational transmission that plays a direct role in the survival of its culture. A photographer by training, the director captures the stunning beauty of the landscapes and offers us an almost dreamlike journey, in which he artfully illustrates the great fragility of our cultural heritage.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed November 11, 2015).
Contributor:
Mostras, Alexandre, director.
Drogue, Marie, producer.
Alexander Street Press.
OCLC:
934519683
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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