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A Look on the Celestial Christianity

In Republic of Benin - Series : Research Diaries

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  00:40:00  1995  SD 4/3  Color  Sound

The Church of the Celestial Christianity, founded in 1947 at Porto-Novo in Benin by the prophet Samel Oschoffa, is meant to be rigorously faithful to the Bible. It is now the most important afro-christian Church of the country. A dozen of rituals are presented here in this film.

Producer : CNRS AV
 
Author : de SURGY Albert (Systèmes de pensée d'Afrique Noire, URA CNRS, Ivry-sur-Seine)
Director : de SURGY Albert (Systèmes de pensée d'Afrique Noire, URA CNRS, Ivry-sur-Seine)
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Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of text incrustation.
Voice over and interviews (live sound). Music.
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Discipline

Ethnology Africa

Places  

Benin

Technical Sheet
Number775
PublicSpecialised audience
Original SupportHi8
VersionFrench
DistributionSale (institutionnal use), Sale (private use)
Delivery supportBeta SP