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Santo Patrón [Patron Saint]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán

Description:

El filme describe el día de San Prudencio y las actividades que se realizan alrededor de este. La riqueza gastronómica, cultural y religiosa de la región es descrita a través de este documental que nos muestra el día de la romería y las costumbres y tradiciones alavesas.

The film describes San Prudence's Day and the activities around it. The region's richness of gastronomy, culture and religion is described through this documentary that shows the pilgrimage day as well as customs and traditions from Alava.


Rincón de paz, Un [A corner of peace]

Date produced: 1969

Filmmaker(s):

Miguel Ángel Quintana

Description:

Documental sobre la Semana Santa en una ciudad de Castilla, donde la paz contrasta con la violencia de otras partes del mundo.

Documentary about the Holy Week in a city of Castilla, where peace contrasts with the violence lived in other parts of the world.


XV-GN Mendeko Erretabloa [XV-GN Century Altarpiece]

Date produced: 1982

Filmmaker(s):

Benito Ansola Erkiaga

Description:

Un análisis histórico y religioso sobre el retablo ubicado en la basílica Asunción de Nuestra Señora de Lekeitio.

A historic and religious analysis about the altarpiece located un the Assumption of Our Lady of Lekeitio Basilica.


What a Missionary Does In Africa

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Virginia Garner

Description:

"Documentary: Depicts experiences of a new missionary as he gains self-confidence in his work in the Belgian Congo where the people are suspicious and only slowly accept the mission." National Archives.


Light Shines in Bakubaland, The

Date produced: 1941

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Description:

"On an actual Protestant missionary who brought Christianity, education, and medical aid to an illiterate, pagan tribe in the Belgian Congo." National Archives.


Mission Achievements

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Description:

"On the Baptist Kimpese Mission Station, Republic of the Congo." National Archives.


Ngono and Her People

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Description:

"About a 9-year-old African girl, found by Protestant missionaries in the French Cameroons and reared in a mission school, who later marries a native teacher and returns to help her village." National Archives.


Even In This Day and Age

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Description:

"On the challenge of social problems facing the nation's churches. Illustrates poverty, gambling, alcoholism, and drug abuse among teenagers and adults in New York City slum areas." National Archives.


Picados [Punctured]

Date produced: 1976

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán

Description:

El filme muestra una procesión católica en la que hombres cargan esculturas de la Virgen y Cristo cargando una cruz. Cientos de personas caminan con ellos, incluyendo unos cuantos hombres vestidos de blanco, con máscaras y la espalda descubierta, que caminan de espaldas mientras se auto-flagelan. Se muestran diversas imágenes de estos hombres golpeándose a sí mismos, gente caminando junto a las estatuas y un hombre con una máscara blanca y una túnica café que muestra una cruz en la espalda; este hombre en particular camina sin zapatos y con cadenas alrededor de sus pies. Casi al final del filme, los hombres vestidos de blanco van ante un sacerdote que pica sus espaldas con un pequeño instrumento hasta que sangran, para después continuar auto-flagelándose. La película termina con imágenes de la procesión aún avanzando.

The film shows a Catholic procession in which men carry sculptures of the Virgin and of Christ carrying a cross. Hundreds of people walk along with them, including a few men all dressed in white, with white masks and their backs uncovered, that walk backwards while they are self-flagellating. The film contains several images of this men beating themselves, people walking along with the statues and one man with a white mask and a brown gown with a cross on the back; this particular man walks without shoes and has chains around his feet. Almost at the end of the film, the men dressed in white go before a priest that punctures their backs with a small instrument until they bleed, afterwards, the continue to self-flagellate. The movie finishes with images of the procession still advancing.


Of Love and Service

Date produced: 1960

Filmmaker(s):

Glen H. Turner

Description:

"Black and white film documenting the life experiences of Lorena E. Washburn in Manti, Utah. Film highlights Lorena's years of service to her community, Church, and family." Church History Library.


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