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Mazu the Sea Goddess

Reality of a Legend

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  00:35:00  1986  SD 4/3  Sound

The cult of Mazu is of prime importance in the life of Chinese fishers. Many temples are dedicated to her, where grand ceremonies are held on the day commemorating her anniversary.

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Audiovisual processPrises de vues réelles. Utilisation d'extraits de films d'archives en noir et blanc. Prépondérance à l'écran des scènes de pêche et du pèlerinage de Beigang à Taiwan.
Commentaire voix off. Musique.
Date of broadcasting01/10/1995 (Planète câble)
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Discipline

Ethnology Asia

kThematique

Ethnologie ; Sociologie

Keywords  

Ritual ; Divinity ; Pilgrimage ; Folk religion ; Fishing ; Boat

Places  

Taiwan ; HongKong

Technical Sheet
Item No.715
PublicLarge audience ; Specialised audience
Original Support16 mm Film
VersionFrench
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery support16 mm Film ; Beta SP