To taste 100 herbs: gods, ancestors and medicine (TEFC)

United States, 1985

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Episode number 3 of Series “Long Bow Trilogy”.
A rich portrait of a traditional Chinese doctor and his special role in the community. The doctor discusses his Catholic religion, medical ethics, rural health services, handed-down knowledge of herbal treatments and Western medical practices. The warmth, closeness and traditions of family life in China are wonderfully captured in scenes of prayer, play, chores and celebrations.

Credits

production company

Long Bow Productions

co-producers/directors

Carma Hinton

Richard Gordon

Duration

00:58:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1985

Appears in

Long Bow Trilogy

Group of items

Long Bow Trilogy

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300849

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Herbs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → China - Social conditions

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alternative medicine

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Herbs

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicine, Chinese

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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