Into the field

"Examines the everyday secular lives of nuns residing in the Romanian Orthodox monastery of Varatec. The majority ... live as small groups in private houses, much like regular villagers, rather than inside the walls of the communal abbey. Throughout the year, they integrate their duties at home...

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Main Author: Grossman, Alyssa
Corporate Authors: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, University of Manchester Media Centre
Format: eBook
Language:Romanian
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 2007, 2007
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"Examines the everyday secular lives of nuns residing in the Romanian Orthodox monastery of Varatec. The majority ... live as small groups in private houses, much like regular villagers, rather than inside the walls of the communal abbey. Throughout the year, they integrate their duties at home with their religious responsibilities to their community and to the church ... The film also incorporates brief sequences of stop-motion animation, demonstrating some of the trials and tribulations that anthropologists sometimes encounter during filming and fieldwork"--Container
Item Description:Documentary. - Originally produced in 2005 and released in 2006
Physical Description:1 streaming video (28 min.)