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Author Leizaola, Ricardo.

Title Uncle Poison / by Ricardo Leizaola
Published Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 1999
Online access available from:
Ethnographic Video Online    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (60 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary A healer on healing, medicine & religion ... Filmed in the modern city of Caracas, capitol of Venezuela, Uncle Poison is an intimate portrait of a traditional faith healer, set against the backdrop of his community's Easter celebrations. Every day Benito Reyes receives people at his house looking for all sorts of cures
Notes Previously released on DVD
Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010)
Event Recorded in Caracas, Venezuela
Subject Reyes, Benito, 1917-
Healers -- Venezuela -- Personal narratives.
Genre/Form Documentary
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video