The spirit possession of Alejandro Mamani

In a Bolivian village, one of the village elders nears the end of his life. Believing himself possessed by evil spirits, he opens his heart to reveal his anguish. The film also depicts the actions and attitudes of his family and neighbors when the man draws up his will. His tragedy brings close ever...

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Main Author: Miller, Norman N.
Corporate Authors: American Universities Field Staff, Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Other Authors: Reichline, Neil, Smith, Hubert, Sanders, Thomas Griffin
Format: eBook
Language:Aymara
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 2007, c2007
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In a Bolivian village, one of the village elders nears the end of his life. Believing himself possessed by evil spirits, he opens his heart to reveal his anguish. The film also depicts the actions and attitudes of his family and neighbors when the man draws up his will. His tragedy brings close every person's confrontation with old age, the unknown, and death
Item Description:"By Hubert Smith, Neil Reichline"--Videodisc container. - Companion book: The spirit possession of Alejandro Mamani / by Thomas G. Sanders. Hanover, N.H. : American Universities Field Staff : Distributed by Wheelock Educations Resources, c1976. - Originally released by American Universities Field Staff as a motion picture in 1974
Physical Description:1 streaming video (27 min.)