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The burning times

Author: Donna ReadMary ArmstrongMargaret PettigrewMartha HenrySusan TrowAll authors
Publisher: [Canada] : NFB/ONF, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An in-depth look at the witch persecutions that swept through Europe during the Middle Ages. Of those killed, 85 percent were women. An exploration of the process whereby the old pagan communities were destroyed by Church authorities, fear, and misogny.
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Read; Mary Armstrong; Margaret Pettigrew; Martha Henry; Susan Trow; Judith Merritt; Erna Buffie; Loreena McKennitt; National Film Board of Canada. Studio D.
OCLC Number: 61884577
Credits: Cinematography, Susan Trow ; editing, Judith Merritt and Donna Read ; music, Loreena McKennitt.
Performer(s): Narrator: Martha Henry.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min., 10 sec.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital, DVD-R.
Responsibility: director, Donna Read ; narration written by Erna Buffie ; additional writing, Donna Read ; producers, Mary Armstrong, Margaret Pettigrew ; a Studio D production, National Film Board of Canada.

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An in-depth look at the witch persecutions that swept through Europe during the Middle Ages. Of those killed, 85 percent were women. An exploration of the process whereby the old pagan communities were destroyed by Church authorities, fear, and misogny.

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