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Following the tracks of the first Ethiopian Christians

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  00:53:00  2011  Color  Sound

In the Northern Ethiopia can be found the Waldebba region, the birthplace of the Ethiopian Christianism, entirely dedicated to the monastic life. A thousand of monks and hermits live there, hidden and sheltered from the profane world, following a life of abstinence, fasting and perpetual prays.

Associate producer : TGA
Scientific adviser : LE CADRE François (CEMAf, UMR CNRS, Univ. Paris I, EPHE et Univ. Aix-Marseille 1)
Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of geographical maps.
Voice over and interviews (live sound). Liturgical songs.
PersonnalitiesLE CADRE François(CEMAf, UMR CNRS, Univ. Paris I, EPHE et Univ. Aix-Marseille 1); MERCIER Jacques(CNRS)
DERAT Marie-Laure(CFEE, USR CNRS et MAEE, Addis Abeba)
Date of broadcasting01/01/2012 (TSR)
Rediffusions2012/01/06 (TSR)   2012/10/20 (Arte)   2012/10/24 (Arte)   2012/11/01 (Arte)  
NotesCEMAf : Centre d'études des mondes africains.


Christianism ; Ritual ; Monk ; Liturgy ; Historic study



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PublicLarge audience ; Specialised audience
Original SupportHD
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery supportDV Cam
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