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Title Navkalevar / script, sound & direction, Prithwiraj Misra ; a Prithvi Films production
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, [2006]
copyright 2006
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (49 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary Every 19 years, the wooden idols used in the Jagannath Rathayatra festival must be replaced by freshly-carved statues. This film provides a behind-the-scenes look at this highly-ritualized Hindu ceremony, known as Navkalevar
Event Originally produced as a documentary film in 1997 and released in 2005
Notes In English, Oriya with English subtitles
Subject Fasts and feasts -- Hinduism.
Jagannath Rathayatra.
Purī (India) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Misra, Prithwiraj.
Sethi, Arshiya.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Prithvi Films
Other Titles Title on container and disc labels: Navakalevar