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Title In pursuit of the Siberian shaman / CineTrance Films ; written, directed and produced by Anya Bernstein ; filmed by Anya Bernstein
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, [2006]
copyright 2006
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (72 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary A documentary on the revival of Buryat shamanism based on the field research on Olkhon Island. Also shows a behind- the-scenes look at an indigenous shaman living on the island as he moves between shamanic rituals performed for the local clientele and shows performed at various resorts for Western tourists in search of "primitive" cultures
Event Filmed in 2004
Notes In Russian with English subtitles
Subject Documentary films.
Shamanism -- Rituals.
Shamanism -- Russia (Federation) -- Olkhon Island.
Shamanism -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.
Olkhon Island (Russia) -- Religion.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Bernstein, Anya.
CineTrance Films.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)