The Resource Days of the dead : living tradition, German United Distributors, (electronic resource video)

Days of the dead : living tradition, German United Distributors, (electronic resource video)

Label
Days of the dead : living tradition
Title
Days of the dead
Title remainder
living tradition
Statement of responsibility
German United Distributors
Title variation
Living tradition
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
With the arrival of the conquistadors, many ancient Mesoamerican rituals were absorbed into Christian holidays. This program examines a collection of sacred, social, and artistic traditions that survived European assimilation and now compose one of Mexico's most important annual festivals. The film follows the travels and experiences of a young Purepecha artisan, her grandmother, and their family during the weeks leading up to the Days of the Dead. As these struggling craftspeople market their wares, study new techniques, and prepare for their deceased patriarch's spiritual return, viewers will see a wide variety of folk art practices-from pottery painting to flower decoration to papier-mache skeleton sculpture-coalesce into a momentous cultural event
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
11 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • German United Distributors
Runtime
54
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art and society
  • Culture
  • Language and culture
  • Ritual
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
  • Mexico
Technique
live action
Label
Days of the dead : living tradition, German United Distributors, (electronic resource video)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://avod.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=20017&xtid=37589
Instantiates
Copyright
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 22, 2007
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
  • zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcoming a Dead Patriarch (1:26) -- Mexico's Lake Patzcuaro and the Days of the Dead (2:39) -- A Mexican Family's Crafts Tradition (2:11) -- Days of the Dead and Traditional Mexican Crafts (2:11) -- Passing on Mexico's Days of the Dead Traditions (1:57) -- Mexico's Saint Death (2:21) -- Days of the Dead History (1:04) -- The Pride of Mexico's Indigenous People (1:08) -- Preparing for Mexico's Days of the Dead: A Fortune Teller's Advice (3:10) -- History and Dance In Mexico's Purpecha Traditions (3:43) -- Pleasing the Deceased During the Days of the Dead (2:57) -- Mexico City's Slums (1:56) -- Days of the Dead Trip to Mexico City (2:32) -- History, Culture, and Religion in Mexico City (2:10) -- Mexican Sculptures and Attitudes Toward Death (3:19) -- A Mexican Village Prepares for Days of the Dead (2:42) -- Researchers Study Days of the Dead Customs (3:43) -- Visitors Flock to Mexico's Days of the Dead (2:17) -- Bells Welcome Home the Dead (2:11) -- Honoring the Departed During the Days of the Dead (1:35) -- Philosophy of Death: From the Aztecs to Modern Mexico (3:42)
Control code
100037589
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (54 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color, digital file.
Publisher number
37589
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 100037589
  • (Sirsi) 100037589
  • 100037589
  • (OCoLC)709674262
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Days of the dead : living tradition, German United Distributors, (electronic resource video)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://avod.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=20017&xtid=37589
Copyright
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 22, 2007
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
  • zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcoming a Dead Patriarch (1:26) -- Mexico's Lake Patzcuaro and the Days of the Dead (2:39) -- A Mexican Family's Crafts Tradition (2:11) -- Days of the Dead and Traditional Mexican Crafts (2:11) -- Passing on Mexico's Days of the Dead Traditions (1:57) -- Mexico's Saint Death (2:21) -- Days of the Dead History (1:04) -- The Pride of Mexico's Indigenous People (1:08) -- Preparing for Mexico's Days of the Dead: A Fortune Teller's Advice (3:10) -- History and Dance In Mexico's Purpecha Traditions (3:43) -- Pleasing the Deceased During the Days of the Dead (2:57) -- Mexico City's Slums (1:56) -- Days of the Dead Trip to Mexico City (2:32) -- History, Culture, and Religion in Mexico City (2:10) -- Mexican Sculptures and Attitudes Toward Death (3:19) -- A Mexican Village Prepares for Days of the Dead (2:42) -- Researchers Study Days of the Dead Customs (3:43) -- Visitors Flock to Mexico's Days of the Dead (2:17) -- Bells Welcome Home the Dead (2:11) -- Honoring the Departed During the Days of the Dead (1:35) -- Philosophy of Death: From the Aztecs to Modern Mexico (3:42)
Control code
100037589
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (54 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color, digital file.
Publisher number
37589
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 100037589
  • (Sirsi) 100037589
  • 100037589
  • (OCoLC)709674262
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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