Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, c2006.
Video — 1 streaming video (72 min.)
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.
Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1986.
Video — 1 online resource (90 min.).
A film without voiceover commentary, involves the viewer in an intense encounter with daily life in Benares, India's most holy city, from one sunrise to the next. It looks at specifics, and but also opens itself to larger concerns such as the eternal cycles and metamorphoses of water, earth, flesh wood and fire, wind and the spirit.