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Catalog # 138
Title Saints and Spirits
Filmmaker Elizabeth Fernea
Year 1978
Subject Gender
Format VHS
Region Africa
Description Produced by Elizabeth Fernea. 1978. ISBN: ? Summary Through Aisha bint Muhammad, SAINTS AND SPIRITS explores the personal dimensions of Islam during three religious events in Morocco: the festive annual renewal of contact with spirits in Marrakech; the pilgrimage to the shrine of Sidi Chamharouch, high in the Atlas Mountains; and the veneration of a new saint's shrine. Descript 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in Series Women in the Middle East Cast Directed by Melissa Llewelyn-Davies Produced by Elizabeth Fernea Subject Marrakech, Morocco Muslim women's practice of rituals and