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Title The spirit possession of Alejandro Mamani / director, Hubert Smith ; producer, Norman Miller
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video (27 min.))
Series The Aymara of the Bolivian Andes
Faces of change series. Bolivia
Aymara of the Bolivian Andes.
Faces of change. Bolivia.
Ethnographic video online
Summary In a Bolivian village, one of the village elders nears the end of his life. Believing himself possessed by evil spirits, he opens his heart to reveal his anguish. The film also depicts the actions and attitudes of his family and neighbors when the man draws up his will. His tragedy brings close every person's confrontation with old age, the unknown, and death
Event Originally released by American Universities Field Staff as a motion picture in 1974
Notes In Aymara with English subtitles
Print version record
Subject Aymara Indians -- Bolivia -- Vitocota -- Social life and customs
Spirit possession -- Bolivia -- Vitocota
Aymara Indians -- Bolivia -- Vitocota -- Attitudes
Aymara Indians -- Bolivia -- Vitocota -- Death
Older people -- Bolivia -- Vitocota
Aymara Indians -- Social life and customs.
Older people.
Spirit possession.
Bolivia -- Vitocota.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Films ethnographiques.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Smith, Hubert, 1938-
Miller, Norman N., 1933-
Reichline, Neil
Sanders, Thomas G. (Thomas Griffin), 1932- Spirit possession of Alejandro Mamani
American Universities Field Staff.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)