Belgium Salutes an Emperor

Australia, 1986

Film
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Episode number 8 of Series “A World of Festivals”.
Homogon, one of the greatest festivals of the middle ages. In the 16th century it was staged by the people of Brussels to entertain an emperor and his royal court. Today it is recreated in perfect detail. Among the 1300 performers are a group of titled aristocrats of Belgium who play the parts of their ancestors.

Credits

director

Barry Sloane

producer

Joy Barrow

production company

Barinder Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37387

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Brussels (Belgium)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals - Europe

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Historical re-enactments

History → History

Places → Brussels (Belgium)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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