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Forest of bliss

Author: Robert Gardner; Ákos Östör; Harvard University. Film Study Center,; Studio 7 Arts (Firm),; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm),
Publisher: [Cambridge, MA] : Studio7Arts ; [Watertown, MA] : Distributed by Documentary Educational Resources, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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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, but also opens itself to larger concerns such as the eternal cycles and metamorphoses of water and earth, flesh and wood, and fire, wind, and the spirit.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Feature films
Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gardner; Ákos Östör; Harvard University. Film Study Center,; Studio 7 Arts (Firm),; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm),
OCLC Number: 233814634
Language Note: English credits, no narration, occasional Hindi dialogue.
Notes: Originally produced in 1985, released in 1986.
"Produced by Studio7Arts"--Container.
Special features: Looking at Forest of bliss, with Robert Gardner & Stan Brakhage (108 min.); photo gallery with journal entries read by Robert Gardner (18 min.); field notes by Ákos Östör (PDF file); unedited sequences (12 min.).
Credits: Cinematography and editing, Robert Gardner.
Awards: Awarded 1st prize Florence Film Festival, 1st prize USA Festival and numerous other prizes.
Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, all regions, full screen presentation (4:3 aspect ratio); Dolby stereo.
Other Titles: Looking at Forest of bliss.
Responsibility: a film by Robert Gardner ; produced for the Film Study Center, Harvard University by Robert Gardner and Ákos Östör.

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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, but also opens itself to larger concerns such as the eternal cycles and metamorphoses of water and earth, flesh and wood, and fire, wind, and the spirit.

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