La Ofrenda

La Ofrenda

The Days of the Dead

Downloadable Video - 1988
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A first and thorough look at the Mexican celebration of the dead, the sacred days when the souls of the departed return to visit the living. Tracing the Days of the Dead tradition from its roots in Indian culture to its manifestations in contemporary Chicano communities, this unconventional and visually arresting documentary contemplates the loving and sometimes humorous Mexican cultural attitudes toward "that constant companion," death.
Publisher: Lourdes Portillo, 1988
[San Francisco, California, USA] : 2017. Kanopy Streaming,
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (51 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file,MPEG-4,Flash

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