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Popol vuh : sacred book of the Quiché Maya

Author: Patricia AmlinMunro S EdmonsonAdrián RecinosLarry A GeorgeLuis ValdezAll authors
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Extension Media Center, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portrays the creation myth of the Quiché Maya of ancient Guatemala. Gives life to the mystic history and art of the Maya, using animated drawings taken directly from classic Maya pottery.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Feature films
Legends
Material Type: Animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Amlin; Munro S Edmonson; Adrián Recinos; Larry A George; Luis Valdez; Teatro Campesino (Organization); University of California (System). Extension Media Center.
OCLC Number: 23530466
Notes: "Long version"--Container.
Music performed on authentic pre-Columbian instruments.
Poster includes background about the Popol vuh.
Credits: Animation, Patricia Amlin, Joanne Corso, Martha Gorzycki ; camera, Martha Gorzycki; editors, Jennifer Chinlund, Yasha Aginsky; narrator, Larry George (Akima nation); voices, El Teatro Campesino, Luis Valdez, director; music, Todd Boekelheide ... [et al.]; script consultants, Luis Valdez, Tony Shearer.
Performer(s): Narrators, Larry George, Yakima Nation ; voices, El Teatro Campesino ; music, Xochimoki.
Description: 1 videocassette (62 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide (1 poster ; 38 x 51 cm. folded to 19 x 11 cm.)
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Creation myth of the Maya.
Popol vuh.
Responsibility: a film by Patricia Amlin ; scripted by Patricia Amlin, from translations of the Popol vuh by Munro W. Edmonson and Adrián Recinos ; conceived, produced and directed by Patricia Amlin.

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Portrays the creation myth of the Quiché Maya of ancient Guatemala. Gives life to the mystic history and art of the Maya, using animated drawings taken directly from classic Maya pottery.

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