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Asian insight. Philippines : the furthest cross

Author: Arch Nicholson; John Temple
Publisher: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory : National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 1976.
Series: Asian film online, volume 2
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Philippines poses a problem of identity: to be Asian or otherwise. This film shows how the complex social structure of the Spanish and the religious cult of Santo Nino have not been disentangled from the church and the relics of folk religion. This long, often savage and brutal history reveals many of the unique aspects of Filipino life today.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arch Nicholson; John Temple
OCLC Number: 911712047
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed June 09, 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (51 min.).
Series Title: Asian film online, volume 2
Responsibility: directed by Arch Nicholson.

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The Philippines poses a problem of identity: to be Asian or otherwise. This film shows how the complex social structure of the Spanish and the religious cult of Santo Nino have not been disentangled from the church and the relics of folk religion. This long, often savage and brutal history reveals many of the unique aspects of Filipino life today.

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