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Haro Hara: Pilgrimage to Kataragama Sri Lanka

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"A beautiful feature length documentary following Tamil Hindu and Sri Lankan Vedda pilgrims as they walk to Kataragama on the pada yatra, an ancient 300 km foot pilgrimage down the east coast of Sri Lanka. Haro Hara vividly captures the diversity of Hindu bhakti religious experiences. Filmed primarily in 2003 and 2004, Haro Hara documents the ritual lives of pilgrims as they pass through military and rebel check points, war torn towns, pastoral or seaside villages and dwindling jungles to reach the sacred enclave of Kataragama, where they observe the 14 night Esala festival in honor of Murugan/Skanda, lord of Kataragama. Once reaching Kataragama, these Hindu pilgrims join with Buddhists and Muslims to celebrate in peace. The film is useful to scholars and students of religion, anthro [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Art of Forgetting

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Documentary based on civil war and ethnic conflict between Sinhalese and Tamils in Sri Lanka.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Kataragama: The Holy Land for All Faiths

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Kataragama is a popular pilgrimage destination frequented by adherents of all religions in Sri Lanka. The god Skanda is the ruling deity, and the main shrine is devoted to him. The history of the shrine dates back to the 2nd century BC.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Women: Footprints on the Sands of Time

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Illustrates the history of the women of Sri Lanka and explains their contemporary concerns, gives examples of ways they are organizing to make legal, educational and work related changes to benefit women.
VHS
1992; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
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Lanka: The Other Side of War and Peace

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Iffat Fatima travels Sri Lanka's A9 highway in 2002, collecting the stories and testimonies of people whose lives have been, for decades, disrupted by violence. The film is an exploration of the enormous and tragic consequences of violent conflict, as people recall and bear witness to the loss and displacement that has, in many ways, defined their lives.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)