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Title Barrie Machin's Sri Lanka. Dispelling demons / by Barrie Machin
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Privately Published, 1983
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (80 minutes)
Summary This film, written and filmed by Barrie Machin, is about the beliefs of villagers in southwestern Sri Lanka in demonic possession causing illness and suffering. It shows the Iramudun and the Mahasona rituals being performed
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed October 06, 2015)
In English
Subject Healing -- Sri Lanka.
Exorcism -- Sri Lanka.
Demonology -- Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankans -- Medicine.
Sri Lanka -- Social life and customs.
Sri Lanka.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Machin, Barrie, director
Jennings, Murray, narrator