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ALAbbá

Author: Eliezer Pérez Angueira; Americas Media Initiative.; Cuba Media Project.; Alpecho Producciones.
Publisher: [Chicago] : Americas Media Initiative/Cuba Media Project, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : SpanishView all editions and formats
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"Alabbá looks at the fascinating history of Santería and how its historic roots have transformed into a conttemporary religion in modern-day Cuba ... Focuses on three women of African descent who arrived in Cuba in the 19th century, tracing their influence on the development of Santería. The documentary includes interviews with current practitioners and historians"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Filmed interviews
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eliezer Pérez Angueira; Americas Media Initiative.; Cuba Media Project.; Alpecho Producciones.
OCLC Number: 708248175
Language Note: In Spanish with English subtitles.
Credits: Producers, Eliezer Pérez Angueira, Matthew McIlhenny ; photography, Yamil Santana Cosio ; editor, Juan Carlos Llapur Aboy.
Description: 1 videodisc (40 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (NTSC).
Responsibility: Alpecho Producciones ; un documental de Eliezer Pérez Angueira.

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"Alabbá looks at the fascinating history of Santería and how its historic roots have transformed into a conttemporary religion in modern-day Cuba ... Focuses on three women of African descent who arrived in Cuba in the 19th century, tracing their influence on the development of Santería. The documentary includes interviews with current practitioners and historians"--Container.

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(EMRO user published 2014-09-18 ) Very Good Permalink
This somewhat disjointed documentary provides a glimpse of Santeria, a Cuban derivation of an African religion. I say a glimpse, because there is a lot we don’t learn. Beyond a cryptic reference to blood, there is not much said about any of the religion’s rituals except for initiation. There is...
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