Pilgrimage of the devil worshippers

Australia, 1972

Film
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A Kurdistan/Australian co-production. Yazidi villagers go on a pilgrimage annually to the holy shrine of Scheikh-Adi. This film follows the pilgrimage to its destination hidden deep in the Kurdistan valley. Filmed by Georges Drion. Commentary by Rob Antill.

Credits

co-producer

Georges Drion

Jacqueline Bottagisio

Duration

00:18:26:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013877

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kurds

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Pilgrims and pilgrimages

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Religion and culture

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Pilgrims and pilgrimages

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religion and culture

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Village communities

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Pilgrims and pilgrimages

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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