Carnival in France

Australia, 1987

Film
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Episode number 12 of Series “A World of Festivals”.
For two months before Easter the French town of Limoux celebrates the end of winter with the oldest continuous carnival in France. As well as showing preparations for the carnival and the carnival itself the video also visits the neighbouring medieval town of Carcassonne and shows the making of the unique sparkling wine of the area, Blanquette de Limoux.

Credits

director

Barry Sloane

producer

Joy Barrow

production company

Barinder Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37377

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wine and wine making

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals - Europe

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → France - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Languedoc (France)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Wine and wine making

Places → Languedoc (France)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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