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Title Tajimoltik : Five days without name = Cinq jours sans nom / Okexnon Productions ; a film by Claudine Viallon and Georges Payrastre
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, [199-?]
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary Depicts the celebration of a special part of the ancient Tzotzil calendar known as "the days without name," which coincides with Holy Week. Shows the combined elements from Spanish Catholicism and traditional Tzotzil rituals. Reflections on the meaning of the colorful events are offered by the French priest Michel Chanteau
Notes "This film is dedicated to Michel Chanteau."
Event Originally produced as a documentary motion picture in 1977 and released in 1978
Notes English narration; some French with English translation; some Tzotzil songs
American Film Festival finalist
Subject Holy Week -- Mexico.
Tzotzil calendar.
Tzotzil Indians -- Religion.
Tzotzil Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Chanteau, Michel
Payrastre, Georges.
Viallon, Claudine.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Okexnon Productions.
Other Titles Cinq jours sans nom
Five days without name