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El sebou' = Egyptian birth ritual

Author: El Nil Research (Firm)
Publisher: Los Angeles, Ca. : El Nil Research, 1986.
Series: Egyptian celebration of life series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Egyptian ritual celebration of sebou, held on the seventh day after the birth of a child, is featured here. Observed by Muslim and Coptic families alike, this film brings us into the family home of new parents of twins (boy and girl), where the festivities, involving music and dance, are ongoing.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: El Nil Research (Firm)
OCLC Number: 33459929
Notes: Narrated in English.
Issued with study guide (17 p.), containing biographical, historical, technical, and ethnographic information, as well as film content (some dialogue and song texts)--and analysis.
Credits: Writer, director, Fadwa El Guindi, Ph. D. ; associate director, Ursula Koch ; associate producer, Daphne Shuttleworth ; camera, Osman Mahmoud Osman ; sound, Tarik Osman ; editor, Luis Perez-Tolon.
Performer(s): Narrator, Fadwa El Guindi, Ph. D.
Description: 1 videocassette (27 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 study guide.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Egyptian celebration of life series.
Other Titles: Egyptian birth ritual
Responsibility: a film by Fadwa El Guindi.

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The Egyptian ritual celebration of sebou, held on the seventh day after the birth of a child, is featured here. Observed by Muslim and Coptic families alike, this film brings us into the family home of new parents of twins (boy and girl), where the festivities, involving music and dance, are ongoing.

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