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Author: Frederick Wiseman; William Brayne, (Television director); Zipporah Films.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Zipporah Films, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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About daily life in a Benedictine monastery near Three Rivers, Michigan, and the resolution of conflict between personal needs and the institutional and organizational priorities of the community. In the Order, where the focus of life is the relationship of individual work and worship to the community as a whole, the brethren must cope with the same issues that arise in any community: rules, work, worship, values,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Religious films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Wiseman; William Brayne, (Television director); Zipporah Films.
ISBN: 9781885918567 1885918569
OCLC Number: 316218577
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may fail to play on some DVD equipment.
Originally produced in 1972.
Credits: Photographer, William Brayne ; editor, Frederick Wiseman.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Recorded DVD.; DVD; NTSC; all regions; Dolby digital 2.0.
Responsibility: directed and produced by Frederick Wiseman.
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About daily life in a Benedictine monastery near Three Rivers, Michigan, and the resolution of conflict between personal needs and the institutional and organizational priorities of the community. In the Order, where the focus of life is the relationship of individual work and worship to the community as a whole, the brethren must cope with the same issues that arise in any community: rules, work, worship, values, love, and play.

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