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Title La ofrenda : the days of the dead
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2017
Lourdes Portillo, 1988


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (51 min.)
Series Online access with DDA: Kanopy
Summary A first and thorough look at the Mexican celebration of the dead, the sacred days when the souls of the departed return to visit the living. Tracing the Days of the Dead tradition from its roots in Indian culture to its manifestations in contemporary Chicano communities, this unconventional and visually arresting documentary contemplates the loving and sometimes humorous Mexican cultural attitudes toward "that constant companion," death
Notes Title from title frames
Event Originally produced by Lourdes Portillo in 1988
Subject 880-01 Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913.
SUBJECT 880-01/(Q Posada, Jose⁺ѓ Guadalupe, 1852-1913
Subject Mesa-Bains, Amalia -- Interviews
Mesa-Bains, Amalia
SUBJECT Mesa-Bains, Amalia. fast (OCoLC)fst00226169
Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913. fast (OCoLC)fst00068175
Subject All Saints' Day -- Mexico
All Saints' Day -- California
All Souls' Day -- Mexico
All Souls' Day -- California
All Saints' Day.
All Souls' Day.
Folk festivals -- Mexico
Folk festivals -- California -- San Francisco
Fasts and feasts -- Mexico
Fasts and feasts -- California -- San Francisco
Death -- Mexico -- Psychological aspects
Death -- Folklore
Folklore -- Mexico.
Folklore -- California
Mexican Americans -- California -- San Francisco -- Social life and customs
Death -- Psychological aspects.
Folk festivals.
Folk art -- Mexico -- Themes, motives
Indians of Mexico -- Rites and ceremonies.
Death in art.
Folk art -- Themes, motives
Manners and customs.
folklore (culture-related concept)
customs (social concepts)
All Saints' Day.
All Souls' Day.
Death in art.
Death -- Psychological aspects.
Fasts and feasts.
Folk art -- Themes, motives.
Folk festivals.
Indians of Mexico -- Rites and ceremonies.
Manners and customs.
Mexican Americans -- Social life and customs.
SUBJECT Mexico -- Social life and customs
Mexico -- Religious life and customs
California -- Social life and customs.
California -- Religious life and customs
United States.
Subject California.
California -- San Francisco.
United States.
Genre/Form documentary film.
Documentary films.
Documentary films.
Form Streaming video
Author Portillo, Lourdes, film director
Muñoz, Susana, film director
Lourdes Portillo (Firm),