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Kalam Elluttu Pattu

Painting and Singing the Kalam

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  00:23:00  1996  SD 4/3  Sound

In Kérala, located in South India, a tradition of short-lived paints made to communicate with gods is perpetuated from father to son. In this film, Mr. Kurup wanders in houses and in temples to celebrate propitiatory rituals, called Kalam ellettu pattu, painting directly on the floor.

Producer : CNRS AV
 
Scientific author : JUMEL Chantal
Director : WEINGARTEN Claire
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Audiovisual processReal shots.
Voice over. Music, songs and library music.
Date of broadcasting24/09/1997 (La Cinquième)
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Number790
PublicLarge audience ; Specialised audience
Original Supportvideo Beta SP
VersionFrench
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery supportBeta SP
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